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Nation’s diet in crisis

Nation’s Diet in Crisis In 2010, the USDA officially revised the U.S. Dietary Guidelines, which raises the question: How have we been doing with the old guidelines? What’s wrong with the standard American diet? This is a table reporting compliance with the 2005 guidelines, which were not particularly stringent. For example, they recommend we should…

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How Not to Die: An Animated Summary

“How Not to Die: An Animated Summary” It all started with my grandma. I was just a kid when the doctors sent my grandma home in a wheelchair to die. Diagnosed with end-stage heart disease, she had already had so many bypass operations that the surgeons essentially ran out of plumbing. Confined to a wheelchair.…

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