A User’s Guide to the Human Body – Scarcity, Dieting, and Exercise

When it comes to addressing weight loss in the developed world, one of the great ironies is that even though people now have unprecedented access to fitness facilities and healthy foods, obesity is the number one health problem facing many of it citizens. What has changed in recent years that makes it so much easier for people to gain weight but simultaneously makes losing that so difficult? Continue reading

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Water: Why You Need it and Why You Should Accept No Substitutions

When it comes to the simplest, cheapest, and most abundant form of liquid refreshment in the world, there seems to be a lot of confusion. Some of the most common questions include “Why do I need to drink water?”, “Coffee and beer contain water: does that count?”, and “How much should I drink?” Continue reading