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Intermittent Fasting Can Boost Your Workout And Fat Loss

Imagine a diet where you can eat whatever you want and still lose weight. That catch is that for two days of the week, you must fast, or eat only 500 to 600 calories! While the so-called 5:2 diet is just one of many that include fasting, there's new research that suggest fasting is not so bad. In...
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Turmeric Can Improve Your Workout

Looking for a little extra from your workout? Feeling tired is a top reason people use to excuse themselves from the gym. But rather than chug down an energy drink or take a scoop of pre-workout mix, head to your kitchen, open up the spice rack and reach for the turmeric. The yellow spice commonly...
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Free Solar Charging Stations Open Across Gainesville

Charging your phone is easier than ever in Gainesville, thanks to a test project with the city of Gainesville and Pure Energy Solar. The company has installed 10 solar phone charging stations across the city for anyone to charge their phone or other portable devices for free. The charging stations...
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Is A Gluten Free Diet Healthier: Fact or Fiction?

Gluten free is a foodie buzz word, where many say that dropping wheat gluten from your diet is the key to higher energy, weight loss, and lower levels of inflammation. While avoiding gluten for those with celiac disease is a matter of life and death, many have adopted a gluten free diet for their...
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The Key To Food Portion Control Is In Your Hands

One of the mysteries of weight control is portion size. Eating too little or too much can lead to stalled weightless and discouraging results. But some guidance is at hands. in fact, it involve your hands, says a personal trainer that says clasping your hands is secret to measuring the perfect...
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Cigarette Butts Are Being Used To Cool City Streets

While cigarette smoking continues to dwindle, tobacco companies produce about 6 trillion cigarettes every year. That means about 1.3 million tons of cigarette butts litter the ground, taking up to 10 years to decompose and leaking numerous chemicals into the ground. One engineer thinks he may have...
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Need an energy boost?

A new study by the University of Georgia reveals that walking up stairs boosts one's energy level more than caffeine. Researchers had people drink coffee and soda while others walked up and down stairs for 10 minutes. The researchers found the walkers had more energy than the caffeine drinkers...
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Fidgeting Toys May Make You Smarter

By now you've heard about so-called fidget toys, spinners and cubes that have switches, knobs, clickers and other gizmos that are designed to give those who fidget something to fidget with while working. While a couple of Alachua County schools have banned "fidget spinners' (Oak View Middle and...
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Power Outages/Outage Maps

Losing electricity due to a Tropical Storm or Hurricane can be expected. When power is fully restored depends on a number of circumstances. Please remember to treat all downed power lines as live and STAY AWAY and DO NOT TOUCH IT. Below are the major power suppliers in our area, how to alert them...
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Water Better Than Sports Drinks For Young Athletes And Kids

Sports medicine specialists say water is better than sports drinks for young kids and athletes. Dr. Matthew Silvis, director of primary care sports medicine at Penn State Health Medical Center, says that unless young athletes or kids are involved in high intensity workouts for over 45 minutes,...
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