Month: May 2021

Relying on coffee, junk food may affect exam performance

By Gregory Leddy
Correspondent

If you’re asking college students, there is no question that finals season is one of the most stressful times. Long research papers, nerve-wracking presentations and weeks of studying crammed into just a few days can do a number on even the most committed scholars.

In these intense bouts of stress, students may turn to some trusty foods to get through long study sessions. A quick trip to the C-Store can provide students at the College with every snack imaginable — from a Starbucks espresso to an energy drink, many students need the extra energy.

Students like

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Bitcoin Pizza As Food For Thought

Made popular by the book, “Outliers: The Story of Success,” the mainstream principle states that, in order to become an expert in any field, you need 10,000 hours of devotional practice in that field.

With every hour being worth every effort and not wasted.

Those 10,000 expended hours are pivotal for one to become an expert in whatever they are striving for, making those 10,000 hours quintessential to the recipe for success.

Of course, 10,000 hours can be denominated in many ways. Those 10,000 hours could be broken down to mean 417 days’ worth of hours, or three

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What happens when you drink too much water

Following is a transcript of the video.

Narrator: What do you think of when you hear the word poison? Arsenic? Cyanide? How about water?

Life couldn’t exist without water. But in the right circumstance… Water can be as dangerous as any poison.
Here’s what happens when you drink too much water.

Your kidneys filter out excess waste and water from your bloodstream. But they can only process 800-1,000 mL of water an hour. And if you somehow manage to drink more than that without throwing up, you can run into trouble. Because you’re drinking faster than your kidneys can process

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UofL nursing student helping to increase healthy food access in Perry County

The Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge. The project is overseen by UofL Professor Frances Hardin-Fanning

Paige Newquist, a UofL School of Nursing graduate student, is on a mission to increase access to healthy foods in Perry County, Kentucky.

Paige Newquist, a UofL School of Nursing graduate student
Paige Newquist, a UofL School of Nursing graduate student, is on a mission to increase access to healthy foods in Perry County, Kentucky.

Newquist and Nikki Enlow, a graphic design student at Hazard Community College, have launched a public health information campaign as part of the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge. The project is overseen by UofL Professor Frances Hardin-Fanning and is

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Junk food linked to gut inflammation


The impact of diet on health is really a no-brainer – even leading to calls for GPs to prescribe fruit and vegetables before writing out a drug prescription.

Now, US researchers report in the journal Cell Host & Microbe that they’ve found a mechanism to explain how obesity caused by an unhealthy junk food diet can induce inflammation in the gut.

“Our research showed that long-term consumption of a Western-style diet high in fat and sugar impairs the function of immune cells in the gut in ways that could promote inflammatory bowel disease or increase the risk of intestinal infections,”

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Beer garden, food truck festival, new cigar bar

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — We’re bringing you Tri-State restaurant happenings and food news you need to know. Check out this weekly feature to keep up to date on the latest.

The Evansville Brewery Beer Garden will happen on Saturday, May 29, from 2-7 p.m. at Adams Avenue and Putnam Streets just east of Haynie’s Corner. A $20 pre-purchased sampling ticket will get you unlimited beer samples from Carson’ Brewery, Damsel Brew Pub, Haynie’s Corner Brewing Co., Myriad Brewing and the Ohio Valley Homebrewers Association between 2-4 p.m. After 4 p.m., live music begins and beer will be sold by the pint.

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Demi Rose Enjoys Weekend Cake During Fashionable Delivery

Dishing on her practices, Demi also revealed: “Music has certainly helped me, as has meditation, and I was lucky enough to find a spiritual healer who has become like a father figure to me. Having faith is very important.”

Demi’s mom Christine had, when alive, spoken out on Demi’s career, saying she had zero problem with her daughter being largely in swimwear. In fact, Christine celebrated Demi’s strength and said that if you’ve got it, flaunt it. If you missed the bikini and roses sandwich, just scroll.

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‘it’s all slow churned to give it that super smooth texture’

RICHMOND, Va- One of the only places in Richmond you’ll find slow churned Midwest style frozen custard, Jiji’s dessert truck hopes to make all of your sundae dreams come true.

Made fresh everyday, their vanilla custard serves as a sweet, smooth and decadent base to their many freshly baked toppings and drizzles.

Started by Kendall and Chase Appich in 2019, the husband and wife duo wanted to bring one of their favorite but hard to find desserts to the Richmond community.

“What makes our product unique is it has egg yolks, that gives it its rich smoothness. And then our

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Woman poured drink on Casey Anthony at bar during spat over ex: report

Casey Anthony says a woman doused her with a drink at a bar in Florida over the weekend — amid a spat over a man, according to a police report.

Anthony — who was acquitted a decade ago of murdering her 2-year-old daughter — called West Palm Beach cops from O’Shea’s Irish Pub after an argument over a man she and the drink-wielder had both previously dated turned messy, TMZ reported Monday, citing police.

Anthony told cops the woman, identified as Thelma Moya, poured a drink on her leg during the altercation.

The alleged incident was reported as someone

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Healthy Communities expands food security efforts with large greenhouse in Dayton | Carson City Nevada News

DAYTON — In 2010 the nonprofit Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties began strategically working toward improving our local food system to provide food to residents in need in our communities. These efforts have included multiple school and community gardens, a farmers market, and food pantries in Yerington, Dayton and Silver Springs.

Now, after more than a decade of work in food security, Healthy Communities is poised to once again expand their efforts in the Western Nevada region. The

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