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Gorman: A picture's worth a thousand calories

Gazpacho with grilled vegetables and topped with feta

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Self-esteem issues used to be rooted in comparing your body to a supermodel’s, but now that social media dominates our culture, they're more about comparing yourself to your peers. Now, networks upon networks have access to your best and worst candid moments. They might be embarrassing. They might be shameful. They might make you think twice about having a burger for lunch. What could be worse than...

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Filler: Mediterranean diet can be tasty and health, study says

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So here comes another study making the point that if you eat right, there’s a much better chance you won’t die, or rather not as soon and not of the same things.

Regardless of what headlines often claim, no diet or safety initiative or smoking reduction can “prevent deaths.” They can only postpone them. The fatality rate of living is 100 percent.

The source of the good news this time...

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