New Diet Trend in the U.S.A: Intermittent Fasting

The latest diet trend in America is also an ancient human activity. The activity is fasting, or not eating food for a set amount of time. Social media apps and Facebook groups are appearing for people who do “intermittent fasting,” or fasting on a part-time basis.

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UN Report: Last 10 Years Likely the Hottest Decade on Record

The United Nations weather agency says the past 10 years were likely the hottest decade since scientists began keeping records. In a new report, the World Meteorological Organization, or WMO, blames the rising temperatures mainly on greenhouse gases produced by human activities.

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Ancient Painting Suggests Societal Equality in Teotihuacan

The remains of artwork found at what was once the largest city in the Americas has added to evidence that even commoners who lived there enjoyed the finer things in life. Each year, millions of travelers visit the huge pyramids and other structures that made up the city of Teotihuacan,

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Eating More Plant Protein May Help You Live Longer

Researchers followed almost 71,000 middle-aged Japanese adults for an average of almost 20 years. They compared people who ate the smallest amount of plant protein to those who ate the largest amount. The researchers found that those who ate the most were 13 percent less likely to

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