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A local nun traveled to the nation's capital this week and fasted for two days as part of a month-long movement in Washington, D.C. Immigrant rights and labor leaders launched "Fast for Families: A Call for Immigration Reform and Citizenship" on Nov. 12. The group set up tents on Capitol Hill last month, and members plan to remain until Thursday.
For quite a while some experts believed that a little extra body fat would not necessarily trigger health problems like metabolic syndrome, a cluster of diseases that often accompanies weight gain.
Advent looks back to celebrate the coming of the Son of God in human flesh. As Advent lectionary readings show, God comes in many ways, and so Advent also looks ahead to God's future interventions in history, and especially to his final advent at the last day.
On the set of "Fifty Shades of Grey," Dakota Johnson has been getting into the role of Anastasia Steele by juicing.
On Dec. 10th, 2013, Pope Francis is inviting the world to join him in a global wave of prayer to end world hunger that will begin at noon in Tonga, progressing around the world until reaching American Samoa 24 hours and 164 countries later.
Jessica Markowitz reads a Bible during the "Holy Yoga Toledo" Christian yoga class at the West Toledo YMCA.
Father Gary Janak talks about the meaning of the advent season before a special service held at Our Lady of Victory Cathedral on Tuesday.
Individuals make a public showing of the fact that - for a week or two - they consume nothing but water in the hopes that something will come of it politically.
I am a Lanesboro Lion and I want to invite everyone to our Lions Santa Breakfast on December 14 at the Lanesboro Community Center.
The findings were presented today at the American Society for Nutrition's Advances & Controversies in Clinical Nutrition Conference by lead researcher, Dr. Kevin C Maki, PhD, of Biofortis, the clinical research arm of Merieux NutriSciences.
From SEARAC: SEARAC Fasts to Keep Families Together and to Urge Congress to End Deportations Washington, DC - Staff and board members of the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center are fasting today in solidarity with "Fast for Families" in support of reform that allows for a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, family reunification, and ... (more)
Today, in a small tent on Washington, D.C.'s National Mall, Bread for the World President Rev.
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In the mid-19th century, a British undertaker by the name of William Banting was struggling to shed some pounds despite having tried every diet known at the time.
In the United States alone, it has been estimated that 25.8 million men, women and children have diabetes, a metabolic disorder where the body does not utilize the insulin it produces correctly, causing blood sugar levels to elevate.