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Timi Gustafson, R.D.

What Determines Longevity Remains a Mystery

More people than ever live past 100 years of age. So-called “supercentenarians,” those who reach 110 and beyond, are rising in numbers all over the world, 75 individuals to date and counting. What are the causes of such extreme longevity and what is different about these ancient folks that lets them outlast normal mortals by...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Posting Calorie Values on Menus Shows Long-Term Success

The idea that providing more information about food served in restaurants, such as calorie and fat content, would reduce the risk of weight problems has widely been greeted with skepticism and outright rejection. Now a new study presented at the Second Annual Obesity Journal Symposium in Boston showed that calorie labeling on menus can indeed influence the choices people...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Healthy Aging: You Are as Old as You Perceive Yourself

How would you feel if you were given the chance to turn back the clock and return to the time and place of your youth? How would it be if you found the world exactly as it was then, and all the people and things you knew and loved just as you remembered them? For...

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How To: Zombify yourself for Halloween (and other makeup tips)

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Oct 27, 2014 at 2:31PM

Looking to get that scratch, bruise or gushing wound just right for your next Halloween costume? One of the toughest things to get right in theatre is special effects. Whether for the stage or for your next Halloween costume, a little makeup and a little time may be all that’s needed to take your appearance and persona to the next level.

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