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Chances are, you know by now that there is no magic pill when it comes to weight loss.  Rather, the longstanding guidance is true – it's a balancing act of calories in versus calories out. It's easy to over-complicate weight loss with fancy diets, calorie counting, and elaborate physical activity...
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Happy Tax Day everyone! I hope you all enjoyed the perils of receipt sorting and reporting our 2014 home economics. This annual exercise has me thinking about economics too, but maybe not about the type of economics you’d expect. I’m thinking about behavioral economics- the reasoning we use to ...
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Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has stirred up more nutrition-related controversy with a photo she tweeted showing how far $29 a week will go for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients, pledging to eat only that amount of food to bring attention to that federal program. We did some...

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