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Tung Truong

Tung Truong's Public Library

  • Life is not easy, which is why you have to do hard things to be happy in life. 
  • Those are the things that make the difference between existing and living
  • “Pray as if God will take care of all; act as if all is up to you.”

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  • augmenting their range with chilled, semi-prepared meals; injecting theatre into their stores with celebrity appearances, product demonstrations and tastings; boosting service levels and taking advantage of their wider product range.
  • While Aldi and Lidl have been improving the quality of their private-label products, winning prizes at food fairs and launching pop-up restaurants in Britain to highlight the quality of their food, they lacked the broad product range and semi-prepared meals valued by many shoppers.
  • "They don't have an aspirational eating experience, they don't have an answer on service and there's no answer on the breadth of selection," Mr Garner said.

  • Dr Julia Irwin, senior lecturer in psychology at Macquarie University, advises people to abandon their apps, turn off their mobiles and ignore their emails while they concentrate on one task at a time. "At the end of the day, they will have been a lot more productive,"
  • one downside is that withdrawing your attention from one task to another creates a split-second in which the brain's in no-man's land. It's called a post-refractory pause. 
  • "The other aspect is, if you're deeply immersed in writing something and turn your attention to an email that's just come in, there are studies that show it can take you up to 15 minutes to get yourself back into that same degree of immersion."

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  • "The so-called 'bad bacteria' that show up in dental diseases like tooth decay actually live in our mouth normally but have grown out of control because of our diet.  

    "Foods that contain 'live active cultures' help to promote good bacteria in our mouth. These include fermented foods like sauerkraut, kimchi, yoghurt, kefir and miso."  

  • every known chemical compound will dissolve in water to a small (but detectable) extent. Because of that, water is one of the most reactive and corrosive chemicals we know
  • The basic molecules of life – DNA, proteins, molecules that make up cell membranes, etc – wouldn’t work without water

  • why the dogma about calories is wrong, why some diets succeed in the short term and why all ultimately fail in the long term
  • The one common factor to a healthy diet, healthy gut and a healthy body is diversity.
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