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Mar. 25—Wednesday afternoons at Foust Elementary School have been busy this month as students learn more about healthy eating and agriculture. Cheryl Burks-McCarthy, a program assistant with the University of Kentucky’s Daviess County Extension Office, said the after-school time was for her to talk to students about increasing their consumption of fruits and vegetables. “We’ve

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March 6, 2024

Image Source: daysoftheyear.com A key part of maintaining good dental hygiene is teeth flossing. However, as many as 36% of Americans don’t bother with flossing at all. While there have been claims made that flossing is not necessary, there is enough evidence to the contrary that flossing does, in fact, help with the prevention of

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December 17, 2023

Pixabay With 24 hours and 7 days a week all to ourselves – no work, school, and extracurricular activities, we are all prone to unhealthy eating and being couch potatoes, which can lead to weight gain. Some are even calling this, “Quarantine 15,” just like the commonly used expression in the United States, “Freshman 15,”

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December 5, 2023

As the battle against coronavirus continues, health and wellness have become a top priority. And as Mother’s Day is fast approaching, what better gift to give to mothers in your life than something that will help them stay on top of their health. Health-conscious or not, I’m sure your mom, wife, grandmother, sister or friend

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November 29, 2023

Income and healthy food accessibility are associated with life expectancy, with the lowest life expectancy in low-income/low-access census tracts, according to a study published online June 28 in the Journal of Urban Health. Jason Massey, MPH, from the American Cancer Society in Atlanta, and colleagues examined the association between measures of healthy food accessibility and

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July 18, 2023

“Foods like fish, fruits and vegetables are more expensive, making this a social determinant in the rise of diabetes cases. We have to find ways to cultivate healthier food and maybe provide them through government schemes to make them more affordable and accessible,” said Nihal Thomas, senior professor, department of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, Christian

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July 11, 2023