|02 Nov 2016|
|LIBRARY Readers ALERT: A Semi-monthly Service for Students
1. Wilson, C. “ How much water should you drink a day? Your throat will tell you,”
How much water should you drink each day? Someone follows the call of the body – drink when thirsty; others stick to eight glasses per day. A recent study by Michael Farrell reveals that we have very subtle mechanisms for regulating the amount we drink to maintain balance.
New Scientist is available electronically at
2. Maldarelli, C. “ A personalized nutrition company will use your DNA to tell you what to eat,”
A new California-based start-up company uses your personal DNA to create a food profile tailored to what foods work best for your body. These personalized meal plans suggest foods not based on calories, nutrient-type, or quantity, but on how your own genetic makeup responds to food.
Popular Science is available electronically at
The author surprisingly lost ten pounds after she switched from a low-fat diet to a much more sinful one. She started to investigate the reasons behind. This book challenges conventional wisdom and is full of fascinating insights into fatty foods.
THIS WEEK IN HISTORY
The 2016 U.S. presidential election is less than a week away. Wind the clock back to 6 November 1996 when Bill Clinton was re-elected to the White House for a second term and became the first Democrat to win two consecutive presidential elections since 1950. He defeated the other two candidates taking 49% of the popular vote and 379 electoral votes.
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Nov 02 2016