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2018 Corey Brewer Gainesville Basketball Camp

Gator grad and NBA star Corey Brewer is back for the 9th annual Back2Back Basketball Camp. Train like a true athlete at the 2018 Gainesville Basketball Camp from June 25-27 at Santa Fe College. Unleash your inner champion. Boys & girls ages 9-17 are invited to this youth basketball camp that...
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Are Fruit Juices Better For You Than Sodas?

Soda sells continue to slide as more people are turning to natural beverages, such as sparking flavored waters and even fruit juices, to quench their thirst. Considering fruit juices are filled with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants they certainly appear to be a healthier choice than sodas, but...
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Eating All Your Meals For The Day Before 3pm Shown To Be Healthier

Could you survive if you finished eating for the day by 3pm? According to research studying a form of intermittent fasting known as early time-restricted feeding (eTRF), eating all your meals before 3pm lowers blood pressure, curbs diabetes and even makes you less hungry for snacks throughout the...
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White Or Brown Rice?

It's fairly common knowledge that brown rice is healthier to eat than white rice, even though brown rice has more calories. On average brown rice has 248 calories per cup compared to white rice's 204 calories. But brown rice has more fiber, roughly 3.2 grams per cup compared to 0.6 grams in white...
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Eating Alone May Be Dangerous For Your Health

Next time you see someone eating alone you may want to pull up a chair and sit with them. A new report shows that eating alone may put people at an increased risk for heart disease and diabetes. The study found the risks are greater in men than women but in short, people eating alone two to three...
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Smart Tattoo Ink Changes Color To Alert You Of Health

Tattoos are spiritual, fashionable and now a potential lifesaver! Researchers at Harvard and MIT have created "smart ink" technology that can alter its color based on your body's health. In essence, it's a mood ring for your health. The ink works by interacting with the body’s chemistry, changing...
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Study Says The New Stereotype of Americans Is Being Overweight

How does the rest of the world view Americans? As overweight. Researchers from the University of Washington analyzed 10 studies where a total of 1,000 college students were shown pictures of people of different races and asked to gauge their country of residence. It found that the pictures of...
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The Dangers Of Too Much Sleep

Too much of anything can be bad and that goes for sleep too. While most Americans do not get enough sleep, there are the lucky few that get more than enough shut eye. But it isn't a rosy picture with a new report stating that getting too much sleep can increase your chances of having nightmares...
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Climate Controlled Living May Be Harmful For Those With Diabetes

An interesting new study has been released that links room temperature with type 2 diabetes. It suggest that our modern living environment of constant temperatures negatively affect our body’s sensitivity to insulin. With central heating and air conditioning units more common than ever in homes,...
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Climate Controlled Living May Be Harmful For Those With Diabetes

An interesting new study has been released that links room temperature with type 2 diabetes. It suggest that our modern living environment of constant temperatures negatively affect our body’s sensitivity to insulin. With central heating and air conditioning units more common than ever in homes,...
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