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Health & Wellness – Page 5 – QNotes

Economic Muscle

Health & Wellness

The American economy is strong, but as with any muscle, it needs periods of both exertion and rest to grow.

Embracing cooties: Why our quest to kill all germs is unhealthy

Health & Wellness

Since the discovery of microscopic organisms in 1676 by Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, people have had an antagonistic relationship with microbes. At first people scoffed at their very existence, but soon it became clear that these tiny creatures were the source of all sorts of ailments.

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Cheating while Cheating: Strategies to mitigate the after effects of holiday feasting

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Normally, when people talk about food, cheating is associated with eating something that is supposed to be off the menu (or not eating something that is supposed to be included as a healthy option). So, what if we take a moment to turn the notion of cheating upside down? Here’s a perspective about food I hadn’t considered until I sat down to write this article.

SA: Sugar Anonymous — Weening yourself off an addiction to sugar

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Hi. My name is Jack, and I’m an addict. (This is where you say, “Hi, Jack!” and I raise my hands in the air as if I’m being mugged… It’s a terrible joke, especially at airports. I blame the sugar. It made me do it.)

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Progressive Calisthenics: Your body is a gym

Health & Wellness: Cost effective fitness that you can do anywhere and without equipment

There are many distractions in our busy lives, and all of them are competing for our time, effort and attention. All of them become excuses to not exercise.

“The Fitness Equation”

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Something the fitness industry doesn’t want you to know is that the underlying principles of physical fitness are neither mysterious nor complex.