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Consumer Reports lays down the facts about Gluten

 

CR survey finds 63% of Americans believe a gluten-free diet would improve physical or mental health—but cutting gluten isn’t always more nutritious or better for most people

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – Gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, has become the latest dietary villain, blamed for everything from forgetfulness to joint pain to weight gain.  But Consumer Reports (CR) is shedding light on common misconceptions about going gluten-free.

The report points out that a gluten-free claim doesn’t mean the product is necessarily more nutritious, it may actually be less so; that consumers may increase their exposure to arsenic by going gluten-free, and a gluten-free diet might cause weight gain—not weight loss. And, most gluten-free foods cost more than their regular counterparts. «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery Central Lady Indians buried under 11 3s by Greenbrier in 65-28 loss

 

Montgomery Central High SchoolServall Termite & Pest ControlClarksville, TN – Montgomery Central High School’s girls basketball team remained winless on the season after seeing Greenbrier High School knocking down 11 shots from behind the three-point arc, Monday, December 1st at the Thomas-Young Gymnasium, as the Lady Indians fell to the Lady Bobcats 65-28.

The foreshadowing of what was to come against the Lady Indians (0-5) started right off the bat, as the first three baskets made by Greenbrier (6-2) on the night came from behind the arc – with Amanda Bennett getting things going, while Kayla Jerrell banged in back-to-back 3s to give the Lady Bobcats an 9-2 lead 4:30 into the game.

Montgomery Central Central Girl's Basketball loses 65-28 to Greenbrier.

Montgomery Central Central Girl’s Basketball loses 65-28 to Greenbrier.

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Montgomery Central Indians’ defense holds Greenbrier’s offense in check in 53-38 victory

 

Montgomery Central High SchoolServall Termite & Pest ControlClarksville, TN – Montgomery Central High School’s boys basketball team flexed its defensive muscles, Monday, December 1st at the Thomas-Young Gymnasium, as it held Greenbrier High School to single figures in three out of four quarters to post a 53-38 victory.

The two teams would play to a 12-12 tie after the first eight minutes of play, but Montgomery Central (4-1) would start to take control of the game midway through the second quarter.

Montgomery Central Central Indians beat Greenbrier 53-38 Monday night.

Montgomery Central Central Indians beat Greenbrier 53-38 Monday night.

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Fort Campbell D.W. Recreation Center Activities for December 2014

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Join MWR’s D.W. Recreation Center for lots of fun activities in December!

As always, you are invited to participate in these recurring events: Play in a 9-Ball Tournament on Monday at 6:00pm; Madden 25 Tournament on Tuesday at 6:00pm; Spades Tournament on Wednesday at 7:00pm; Dominoes Tournament on Thursday at 6:00pm, Table Tennis Tournament on Friday at 7:00pm; and an 8-Ball Tournament on Saturday at 2:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball at Memphis Tigers, Tuesday

 

Austin Peay (1-5) at Memphis (2-4)

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 | 8:00pm CST
Memphis, TN | Elma Roane Fieldhouse

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay women’s basketball team ends its first extended road trip of the 2014-15 campaign when it meets Memphis in an 8:00pm, Tuesday contest at Elma Roane Fieldhouse.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball plays Memphis Tigers, Tuesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Prepares to Track Santa during his Christmas Flight

 

Norad Tracks SantaPeterson Air Force Base, CO – The North American Aerospace Defense Command’s NORAD Tracks Santa website, launched today featuring a mobile version, a holiday countdown, new games and daily activities and more.

The website is available in eight languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Chinese.

NORAD tracks Santa

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation wins Four Star Award for Clarksville Sports Festival event

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department received a Four Star Award at the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association (TRPA) at this year’s state convention held in Nashville, Tennessee.

Founded in 1952, the TRPA is a professional society of more than 1,200 individual and agency members interested in the recreation and parks movement in Tennessee.

(L to R) Mark Tummons- Director, Tina Boysha- Athletics Director, Kevin Cowling- Manager - Operations and Planning. (Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department)

(L to R) Mark Tummons- Director, Tina Boysha- Athletics Director, Kevin Cowling- Manager – Operations and Planning. (Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department)

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2nd Annual Stuff the Reda Bus with Movement Mortgage set for December 2nd and 3rd

 

Reda Home BuildersClarksville TN – As you are out shopping for your families please pick up a few extra items for those who may be less fortunate this year.

Maybe a Mom or Dad lost their job. Maybe an unexpected bill came in and there’s just not as much money to provide this year.

So many of us have been single parents and know what it feels like to do without to provide for our kids. And let’s not forget all the discussions this year about downsizing at Fort Campbell and in Clarksville, we never know what the future holds for any of us.

2nd Annual Stuff the Reda Bus

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APSU Department of Computer Science and Information Technology celebrate Computer Science Education Week with open house December 3rd

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – All students should have the opportunity to create tomorrow’s technology, and that is why the Austin Peay State University Department of Computer Science and Information Technology is joining thousands of other institutions in celebrating Computer Science Education Week.

An annual program, Computer Science Education Week is dedicated to celebrating and promoting the importance of computer science education. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation invites everyone to Christmas on the Cumberland

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Children of all ages are encouraged to come to Christmas on the Cumberland for fun, family-friendly activities.

Christmas on the Cumberland is open nightly from 5:00pm to 10:00pm Sunday through Thursday, and 5:00pm to 11:00pm Fridays and Saturdays through January 3rd, 2015. Admission to the event is free.

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