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The vitamin D dilemma: How much should we be taking?

True, it was a painful winter. We were stuck in a cocoon of cold (some of us still are) with limited daylight to lift our winter-weary spirits. So maybe we shouldn’t be surprised that vitamin D has emerged as a central point of controversy.

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Good Soil, Good Gut, Good Health

As spring approaches, many of us turn to gardening. While choosing the area to  grow our food with as much sunlight as possible, the quality of the soil is surely as critical to consider. Rich soil will provide for healthy and tasty food, and will help also to ward off disease and pest problems.Furthermore, it will offer real medicine!

 

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Westerners need to slash sugar intake by two-thirds: WHO

LONDON -- New guidelines from the World Health Organization are enough to kill anyone's sugar high. The U.N. health agency says the world is eating too much sugar and people should slash their intake to just six to 12 teaspoons per day -- an amount that could be exceeded with a single can of soda.

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Reading, writing ... and yoga?

It’s 12:30 p.m. and the 14 students in Dave Goffart’s French class at Albert Campbell C.I. have dropped their knapsacks at the back of the room and are standing by their seats ready for action.

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