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100 Ways to Become a Healthier Family

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Eliminate clutter to cut calories

Clutter hikes stress, collects dirt and dust, puts a damper on exercise (if you can’t find your shoes, how can you take that walk?), and may even make you eat more. In fact, researchers at the University of Chicago found that living with clutter makes you tired, and that fatigue can up the appetite-stimulating hormone cortisol so much that you eat an extra 200 to 1,000 calories a day.