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Timi Gustafson, R.D.

In the Fight Against Obesity, the Odds Are Stacked Higher Than Ever, Experts Say

By the end of this decade, diseases stemming from poor diet and unhealthy lifestyle choices will top all other causes of death worldwide. At the same time, there are no effective policies in place to tackle the most pressing problems such as the obesity epidemic and other so-called non-communicable diseases (NCDs) that are now affecting...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Can Meditation Make You Smarter?

People who meditate regularly over long periods of time in their lives suffer smaller age-related decreases in brain volume than those who don’t, according to a new study on the long-term effects of practices like transcendental meditation, yoga, tai chi, and other relaxation techniques. Some of the study’s outcomes confirm what prior research has shown, namely that...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Going Gluten-Free by Choice Is Not Always a Good Idea

There are plenty of people who must avoid gluten for health reasons. But there are also many who only follow a gluten-free diet because that’s the message they are given in the media, from daytime TV shows to celebrity endorsements. The rapidly growing popularity of wheat-free and gluten-free food products over the past few years is not...

The Auto Reporter

Kia Soul EV – an electric vehicle from the environment

This 2015 Kia Soul EV is not just great on the road, it’s great for the environment! With 19 interior parts made of bio-based materials and an all-electric engine, one can use the roads and still be eco-friendly in a vehicle. Kia has entered a new realm with the 2015 Kia Soul EV, one of all electric...

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