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James Vincent’s blog on fashion, food, and fitness

Soybeans are harvested with a Case IH 7230 combine harvester at dusk in Princeton, Illinois, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. Soybean futures for November delivery fell 0.9% on the Chicago Board of Trade after reaching $8.92, highest for most-active contract since Sept. 16. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg
FoodLooking Good

By C. Storey Since 1994, the United Soybean Board (USB) has conducted annual surveys to collect evidence about soybean consumption among Americans. Their 2015 survey revealed that 78% of the 1,000 random survey subjects consumed soybeans regularly, which was an 11% increase from the 2011 survey (67%). The findings revealed

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FashionLooking Good

  Written & Produced By James Vincent February 12 – the dead of winter – at least in Chicago and other cities in the northern US. Winter has been around for a while now – but it just suddenly seems like it will never end. And there certainly can be

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FitnessLooking Good

By Wanda Marie If you’re busier than ever these days, you’re admittedly not alone. Even so, a hectic schedule is not an excuse to cut workouts from your calendar. In fact, evidence suggests you might be shooting yourself in the foot by eliminating your trips to the gym. These are

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Vitamins And Sport
FitnessLooking Good

A well-timed intake of nutrients before, during and after exercise is a primary determinant of how effective (and comfortable) your workout will be. If you’ve ever hit the gym after a large meal or without enough food or in your stomach, you will know how quickly athletic endeavors can turn

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Man's hands cooking at home and chopping fresh vegetables on a cutting board kitchen tools and food ingredients all around top view
FoodLooking Good

By T.N. Melber Mediterranean Diet A Mediterranean diet may be the key to a longer, healthier life. Switching to a Mediterranean diet means reducing red meat consumption while increasing intake of seafood, fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and virgin olive oil. A growing body of research links the Mediterranean diet

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Bodybuilder picks up dumbbells. A few dumbbells on the floor. Muscular man's hand taking dumbbell.
FitnessLooking Good

  Staying fit is a 365-day-a-year task, and getting to the gym is not always possible. Work schedules, family emergencies and bad weather can keep you away from the workout you need, both physically and psychologically. However, if you keep these seven inexpensive pieces of exercise equipment on hand, you

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Blueberry antioxidant organic superfood in a bowl concept for healthy eating and nutrition
FoodLooking Good

  Nutrition experts advise everyone to increase the amount of fruits and vegetables in their daily diets, but some fruits have special benefits to keep your body functioning at its best. If you add these fruits to your diet on a daily basis, you will increase the amount of vitamins,

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FashionLooking Good

Written and Produced by James Vincent And another new year. And – of course, here in Chicago – the beginning of another cold and dreary winter. Another way to look at it though is a chance to freshen up your look for the long winter ahead. Much like say, reupholstering

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by beconrad   Doctors and scientists have long known that some people were sensitive to gluten. Celiac disease is a well documented and widely studied disease in which sufferers are unable to process the gluten in pasta, bread and other food sources. The inability to process gluten can lead to

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Close up of athlete's legs running on the empty road at the sunset
Fitness

By Dr. Kristie Do you want to know how to improve your running? Whether you’re running for fitness, weight loss, stress relief, or competitively, it’s important to continuously challenge yourself in order to increase your speed and stamina and help promote weight control. Plus, by challenging yourself, you make your

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