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If you’re overweight, losing 10 percent of your weight (20 pounds if you weigh in at 200) may cut your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, even if you regain the pounds you shed within a decade. This finding comes from a national study that included 3,000 overweight people with impaired glucose tolerance, a metabolic […]

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Verb: Excoriate  (ek-SKOR-ee-ayt) Definition: 1. To wear off the skin of : abrade 2. To censure scathingly Sample sentence:  My new shoes started to excoriate my heels, so I had to resort to wearing mole skin patches to prevent blisters.

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If you haven’t been sleeping well, you’re likely to be tired a lot of the time, have headaches and gain weight. Not surprisingly, your eyes may be red, your hands may shake, and you could be at increased risk of high blood pressure. But did you know that individuals who don’t get enough sleep may […]

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After analyzing data from 5806 participants in a large national health survey, researchers at Drexel University School of Public Health found that low levels of vitamin D among obese individuals may increase the risk of insulin resistance, a contributing factor in the development of type 2 diabetes. Individually, vitamin D insufficiency and obesity are recognized […]

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Noun: Emolument  (ih-MAHL-yuh-munt) Definition: The returns arising from office or employment usually in the form of compensation or perks. Sample sentence: James has contributed countless volunteer hours to the organization and continues to refuse any emolument for his work.

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The Hot Tub Giveaway Party at the Country Lanes and Entertainment Center on Thursday, September 27 was right on target for what Great Lakes Radio strives to provide as a fun event for the listeners.The food from Mama Russo’s was a hit, as usual. My hat’s off to the staff at the Country Lanes for […]

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Walnuts are an excellent choice when it comes to healthy snacking, one I have consistently recommended as part of an overall healthy diet. It looks like I am not alone: Researchers from the University of Scranton compared the amount of polyphenols, powerful antioxidants, in nine different types of nuts, both raw and roasted. Walnuts came […]

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Adverb: Forsooth  (fer-SOOTH) Definition: In truth: indeed, often used to imply contempt or doubt. Sample sentence: Yes, forsooth, I will hold my tongue because the look on your face tells me that would be a good idea.

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Adjective: Festinate  (FESS-tuh-nut) Definition: Hasty Sample sentence: When chosing a wedding dress, it is a good idea not to make a festinate decision, but take time to shop around.

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If you are trying to lose weight, avoid the frozen, prepared, and often expensive “diet” meals and instead hit up the produce, grain and fish sections of the grocery store. These superfoods foods are not just filling and can help you manage your weight, but offer numerous health benefits as well. 1. Kale. This dark, […]

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