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Eating with electrons in mind

Stress generates free radicals, which storm your body looking for an electron they can steal, leaving damaged cells in their wake. Antioxidants come equipped with an extra electron that can neutralize free radicals. Which means that … When you eat … Continue reading

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Run, Killdeer, run

The Killdeer sound the alarm at the end of the woods, and their noisy nervous screech follows me for more than a mile: Over the railroad tracks, past the house that recently burned and has since been bulldozed, past goats … Continue reading

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Is distance running bad for your health?

My dad inspired me to run my first marathon. Now he’s trying to talk me out of doing another one. The problem is all the buzz lately about the potential long-term danger of “chronic” endurance exercise. Marathoning in particular has … Continue reading

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