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Why is dietary fiber important

Your feedback has been successfully sent. Please enter a valid email address. Make an appointment. The grain-refining process removes the outer coat bran from the grain, which lowers its fiber content. Health authorities recommend that men and women eat 38 and 25 grams of fiber per day, respectively. The Institute of Medicine, which provides science-based… Read More »

How important is speech in transmitting coronavirus?

Normal speech by individuals who are asymptomatic but infected with coronavirus may produce enough aerosolized particles to transmit the infection, according to aerosol scientists at the University of California, Davis. Although it’s not yet known how important this is to the spread of COVID-19, it underscores the need for strict social distancing measures — and… Read More »

The Important First Step in Creating Healthy Habits That’s Often Overlooked

Have you ever felt like you know what you should be doing when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle, but you just can’t seem to get yourself to follow through on it consistently or easily? Whenever you are feeling that way, it’s likely that whatever you’re trying to do isn’t fully aligned with what… Read More »

A machine-versus-doctors fixation masks important questions about artificial intelligence

Next time you go to the doctor, remember to bring your genome card.  What, you don’t have one? Of course you don’t. Wallet-sized cards containing a person’s genetic code don’t exist.  Yet they were envisioned in a 1996 Los Angeles Times article, which predicted that by 2020 the makeup of a person’s genome would drive… Read More »