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With the wide availability of food today, there is nothing short of a smorgasbord available to us in the supermarket. With aisles upon aisles of selections, the choices almost never-ending, it can be difficult to boil it all down to the things that are healthiest for you. When it comes to personal diet, there are many different plans and ideas that revolve around strict limitations: More of one thing, less of another, and so on. But sometimes, the best solution can be the simplest one, and a whole foods-based diet it a fantastic way to take care of yourself with what you eat.


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The number of options available with regards to dietary changes is staggering, both as our understanding of the human body improves as well as innovative diets are discovered. One such example is intermittent fasting, an alternative that is more specific with regards to the timing of when you can and cannot eat. It can be an effective means of staying healthy and even lead to weight loss, but what is it, and how does it work? James Hauschildt offers the details.

Preface

As with any dietary change, it’s important to proceed with caution and based on sound medical advice. Although intermittent fasting is a perfectly safe routine to incorporate into your lifestyle, just keep in mind that it’s not for everyone. According to James Hauschildt, the pursuit of better health is all about finding what works for you. …


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According to data from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the U.S. is on track to face a shortfall of up to 121,300 physicians by the year 2030, largely driven by population growth, a greater number of senior citizens who will require healthcare, and the fact that about one-third of all doctors who are currently active will either be retiring in the next 10–15 years, or significantly reducing their workload.

The looming physician shortage — which is already taking root in rural and less populated areas of the country — is a national public health concern and needs to be addressed now vs. later, says James Hauschildt, a non-profit executive who previously served as a clinical nurse in the United States Air Force, and as a higher education executive in healthcare facilities for Allen College and Saint Luke’s College. Mr. …


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By now, virtually everyone knows that healthy eating is smarter, better for your health and safer than unhealthy eating. However, a surprising number of people — especially those who find themselves on the unhealthy eating side of the spectrum more often than not — neglect to dive deeper and ask the pivotal, essential question: why is this the case?

According to James Hauschildt, a non-profit executive who previously served as a clinical nurse in the United States Air Force and as a higher education executive in healthcare facilities for Allen College and Saint Luke’s College, there are three key science-backed reasons why eating healthy is…


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It is self-evident and axiomatic that fundamental, foundational education is important throughout the world — not just to preserve quality of life standards, but to elevate them and pave the way for a better, stronger and safer future. However, the role of quality and accessible education in the developing world is even more pronounced, because of the enormous impact it has in three critical and integrated areas: economic growth, public health and ecological sustainability.

Economic Growth

As noted by the Oxford Review of Economic Policy, the return on investment of human capital (i.e. education and training) is more than 400 percent higher than the return on investment for produced capital, and 1500 percent higher than the value of natural capital. …


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While most people know that the overall population is aging, relatively few are aware of just how quickly this is happening. A report by the Population Reference Bureau entitled Aging in the United States noted that the number of Americans aged 65 and older is projected to increase from the current 46 million to more than 98 million by 2060, at which time this group will comprise nearly 24 percent of the population. According to a U.S. Census Bureau report, by 2035 and for the first time in U.S. …


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One of the strange characteristics of the modern workplace — and some might say, ironic paradoxes — is there is an excess of conversation, but precious little communication. What’s more, this inferior signal-to-noise ratio is not necessarily rooted in poor communication skills. Granted, there aren’t many workers at any level — from intern to C-suite — who wouldn’t profit from some degree of communication training and coaching, or at least benefit from a refresher on easy-to-neglect communication aspects like active listening. …


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The Higher Education Reauthorization Act (HERA) authorizes a range of federal aid programs to help students pursue postsecondary education. It also mandates financial assistance and increased access for low-income and first-generation students, and supports students pursuing international education and some graduate degrees. Today, approximately 75 percent of federal higher education student financial aid — which amounted to approximately $122.5 billion in 2017 — is allocated through HERA programs. Higher education and non-profit executive James Hauschildt says the HERA is without question the single most important piece of legislation overseeing and facilitating the relationship between the government, postsecondary institutions, and students.

Since its introduction in 1965, the HEA has been reauthorized by Congress eight times, starting in 1968 and most recently in 2008. Currently, members in both the House of Representatives and Senate are engaged in protracted negotiations on a draft proposal for a ninth reauthorization. …

About

James Hauschildt

James Hauschildt is the founder of the Global Ministries Foundation, a nonprofit that supports global education. He lives in Mason, Ohio.

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