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Are Pickles a Gut-Healthy Snack?  It depends on how they're made (here's how to find out)

Are Pickles a Gut-Healthy Snack? It depends on how they’re made (here’s how to find out)

In case you’re wondering if your pickle obsession feeds your gut health the way other fermented foods do. Yulia Naumenko/Getty Images The salty, tangy crunch of a pickle is hard to resist – the perfect addition to a sandwich, tuna salad, or straight from the jar. But given the links between gut health and pickled …

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How much water should you drink per day?  it depends on several factors

How much water should you drink per day? it depends on several factors

Are you drinking enough water? The question seems to have a simple answer – a specific amount of water you should drink daily to combat dehydration. But the rate and manner in which the human body absorbs and excretes water is not as universal as one might expect. By studying more than 5,000 people living …

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OPINION: Alaska's healthcare system depends on our ability to 'grow our own'

OPINION: Alaska’s healthcare system depends on our ability to ‘grow our own’

By Nikki Holmes Updated: 5 hours ago Published: 5 hours ago Blurry figures of people wearing medical uniforms in the hospital hallway. (iStockphoto) Alaska has long suffered from a shortage of healthcare workers, and the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a workforce crisis. Our healthcare workers experience high rates of burnout, and staffing shortages increase …

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THE CONVERSATION: Lifting heavy or smaller weights with high reps?  It all depends on your sporting goal.

THE CONVERSATION: Lifting heavy or smaller weights with high reps? It all depends on your sporting goal.

So you want to lift weights but you don’t know where to start. You scroll through your Instagram feed for advice — but all you see are fitness influencers touting the idea that you either lift big or don’t bother. It’s a bit intimidating and discouraging, isn’t it? But like most things about exercise and …

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Overcoming the challenge of committing to exercise depends on these three things – ABC Everyday

Have you ever started an exercise routine to think to yourself, “What’s the point?” The cycle of tossing your hat into the ring before taking the plunge is what is often referred to as a “defeating mindset” – and it’s not just you, professional athletes who deal with it, too. So what do you do …

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Lifting heavy or smaller weights with high reps?  It all depends on your goal

Lifting heavy or smaller weights with high reps? It all depends on your goal

So you want to lift weights, but you don’t know where to start. You scroll through your Instagram feed for advice — but all you see are fitness influencers touting the idea that you either lift big or don’t bother. It’s a bit intimidating and discouraging, isn’t it? But like most things about exercise and …

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