Your Day in Health: December 22

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MEDICALY DAILY: Lose Weight Fast: What's The Safest Number Of Pounds You Can Lose In A Day? Week? Month?

"If you are trying to shed some pounds, the weight cannot come off fast enough. But when you’re changing your body, there is a limit to what you can do without seriously harming your health. Where that limit is exactly is not always clear. The weight loss should be more gradual than that, according to experts. 'A person's approach to weight loss should be one that is enjoyable and can be maintained over the long term,' Live Science says. 'Guidelines recommend that people start out with a goal of losing 5 to 10 percent of their body weight over six months.'" Read full story.

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THE WSJ: There May Not Be Enough Eggnog This Year

"The U.S. is facing an eggnog deficit. Dairies are reporting stronger than usual demand for the creamy, egg-infused holiday drink often mixed with rum or brandy. The punchbowl and punching-bag favorite is selling out this Christmas, with dairies reporting record sales and surprising shortfalls." Read full story.

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GRUB STREET: Climate Change Could Mean the End of Fish and Chips

"Warming waters might mean the end of fish and chips as we know it in the United Kingdom. The fish traditionally used for the dish — species like cod, flounder, and haddock — are moving north as water temperatures rise in the North Sea. [...] In the not-too-distant future some warn there may be no fish left to eat, with or without chips." Read full story.

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