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Archive for September, 2006

Trans fats: ban then in New York, Chicago, and your home

27th September 2006

Eating out in New York City is often an indulging expereince regardless of where you are on the halth spectrum. From steak to sushi, New York City restaurants are among the world’s best. But New York City may be messing with a good thing. New York may prevent restaurants from using trans fats in their […]

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Expatriate health insurance and articles on living abroad

26th September 2006

If you’re planning to live in a foreign country, you need to consider Expatriate health insurance. There are tons of articles on this site but some of the most interesting to me were the ones on living in Italy and retiring abroad. After all, I’m retiring in Italy. Products include individual expat insurance, group insurance, […]

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Interesting health articles

24th September 2006

I found a good collection of health articles that I wanted to share. The site covers numerous health topics, including a few of my favorites. The first one I checked out was the tooth care section. Old people are always losing teeth, and I think that really impacts someone’s healthspan because it changes your eating […]

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Does Proactive really help Lindsay Lohan maintain healthy skin?

8th September 2006

ESPN’s Sportsguy has a new gimmick where he has his wife make football picks in some sort of marital competition. In return she demanded and got her own little rant space. So far so good: There’s a new commercial where Lindsay Lohan claims that she uses Proactive a few times a week for healthy skin. […]

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Orange juice helps prevent kideny stones

6th September 2006

According to a new study, orange Juice combined with a low calcium diet is good for preventing kidney stones: “The study found that orange juice increased levels of citrate in the urine and reduced the crystallization of uric acid and calcium oxalate, the most common components of kidney stones. Lemonade did not increase citrate levels.”

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