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  4. Oh Hell Damnit !

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  7. lumoslabs:

    An apple a day really could keep the doctor away, according to a new study from Oxford University. Researchers compared past studies on the health benefits of fruit consumption against results from people who took statins, a class of drug used to lower cholesterol. This analysis found that eating an apple a day provided almost the same level of protection against stroke and heart disease as statins did — but without side effects such as diabetes and muscle disease. Apples are high in fiber, which can slow the build-up of plaque in arteries; and rich in antioxidants and flavanoids, which give the immune system a boost. While you shouldn’t replace prescribed medicine with apples, this study highlights the fruit’s role in a healthy diet. Read more here: http://bit.ly/IZ3G0S

     

  8. Great article !

     

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  10. Harmful or harmless, I always thought it was just plain nasty….

     

  11. I’ve been wearing a fitbit everyday for about a month now. So today I went walking at lunch time further than usual; when I finished I see that I already have my 10K steps in for the day !

     

  12. Here’s another good TED talk about the microbial ecosystem we live in or as the speaker says “the microbes that live on us and in us” http://goo.gl/34ycC

     

  13. I’m doing pretty good with my fitbit. SInce I got it a week ago I have walked 50 miles….

     

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  15. I just took my fitbit off for the day. I’m quite pleased, best day since I started with it: 15,481 steps total today !