Category Archives: Nature & Environment

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Weight loss, in the context of medicine, health, or physical fitness, refers to a reduction of the total body mass, due to a mean loss of fluid, body fat or adipose tissue or lean mass, namely bone mineral deposits, muscle, tendon, and other connective tissue. Weight loss can either occur unintentionally due to malnourishment or an underlying disease or arise from a conscious effort to improve an actual or perceived overweight or obese state. “Unexplained” weight loss […]

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The BRAT diet

The BRAT diet is a diet that has been recommended for people with vomiting or diarrhea (gastroenteritis). Evidence, however, does not support a benefit. It is no longer generally recommended as it is unnecessarily restrictive. An acronym, BRAT is a mnemonic for bananas, rice, apple sauce, and toast (or tea), the staples of the diet. It is recommended that all people, regardless of age, drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration, along with oral rehydration solutions to […]

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lose weight in thighs

WW International, Inc., formerly Weight Watchers International, Inc., is a global company headquartered in the U.S. that offers various products and services to assist in healthy habits, including weight loss and maintenance, fitness, and mindset such as the Weight Watchers comprehensive diet program. Founded in 1963 by Queens, New York City homemaker Jean Nidetch, WW’s program has three options as of 2019: online via its mobile app and website, coaching online or by phone, or in-person meetings. […]

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Newt Gingrich says John Kerry ‘making policy in a fantasy world’

http://twitter.com/#!/newtgingrich/status/435573885128699904 Addressing an audience in Indonesia this week, Secretary of State John Kerry declared that climate change “ranks right up there” with other global concerns such as terrorism, poverty, and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. http://twitter.com/#!/WalshFreedom/status/435547918859112450 Yes, yes he did. http://twitter.com/#!/WestWingReport/status/435061252730011648 http://twitter.com/#!/jimgeraghty/status/435481524834549760 http://twitter.com/#!/jddickson/status/435581498280779776 While many pointed out the hypocrisy of Kerry flying around the world to warn of the dangers of carbon emissions, Newt Gingrich wondered if Kerry is completely out of touch with reality. http://twitter.com/#!/newtgingrich/status/435574848338018305 […]

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Wild weather watch: Tornado clouds, funnels, hail over Denver [photos]

http://twitter.com/#!/DENAirport/status/469207419680067584 http://twitter.com/#!/Verz/status/469230049187868672 They always say if you don’t like the weather in Colorado, just wait an hour. Denver-area residents undoubtedly can’t wait for the next 60 minutes to pass. The storm clouds and tornado winds are kicking up. These shoppers are sheltering at the Cherry Creek mall: http://twitter.com/#!/ricksallinger/status/469212709418844160 Whoa: http://twitter.com/#!/SwiftChaser/status/469217836783517696 http://twitter.com/#!/AdamsCoSheriff/status/469223056238338048 Elsewhere in the Denver area, it’s…hailing! http://twitter.com/#!/chrisvanderveen/status/469224887165673473 http://twitter.com/#!/JimWeberFOX/status/469225614550269952 Only in Colorado in late May: http://twitter.com/#!/DeeeeezyDoe/status/469228672231419905 http://twitter.com/#!/DenverPolice/status/469226384951238656 http://twitter.com/#!/Whitney9News/status/469228335646928899 Colorado would like some global warming, STAT. Editor’s note: […]

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Guess what John Kerry promises will be top focus of ‘diplomatic efforts’

http://twitter.com/#!/TheRightWingM/status/514061723704107008 That’ll show ‘em! Secretary of State John Kerry has reiterated his pledge to keep focusing on the real threat in the world today: At NYC Climate Week event, @JohnKerry promises that Climate Change will be "front and center in all of our diplomatic efforts." — Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 22, 2014 Just the kind of prioritizing we’ve come to expect from this administration: @markknoller @JohnKerry oh good. Glad to see you're focusing on the big issues… […]

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