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2009-10-29 07:45:00

Australian researchers say they may have found yet another reason why we ought to be packing our diets full of fresh fruits and vegetables.  According to a new study released by Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research, dietary fiber isn't just important for keeping your grandmother regular, but may in fact play a significant role in staving off chronic illnesses like arthritis, diabetes and asthma. Researchers have for some time known that fiber-rich foods such as legumes, whole...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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