What’s the deal? Can I lose weight by intermittent fasting?
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We all know this meme; it surfaced around social media during quarantine.   Some named it the COVID 19, meaning the 19 pound weight gain you will have while being in lock down.  Although funny for some this is no joking matter for many.   Now that we are getting back into the real world many are struggling with how to lose that weight  …

“A sweetener’s not-so-sweet effects” – corn syrup in soft drinks enhances tumour growth
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(Siobhán Dunphy/ European Scientist) —Obesity is known to increase the risk of developing cancer, including colorectal cancer. Now, a new study published on 22 March in Science suggests high-fructose corn syrup, a sweetener used in many soft drinks, might actually speed up tumour growth in the colon, independent of obesity.

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Here are some apps to help you quit smoking
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Quitting smoking for many people is one of the most difficult tasks they’ll ever take on, yet one of the most rewarding things you can do to improve your health and life expectancy. Your CME doctor can help you figure out a stop-smoking strategy that works for you, but there are lots of options out there. This article from Medical News Today  …