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A small fragment resulting from breakage, cutting, or avulsion.
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Q. What does it means when you eat more junk (like chocalate and hot chips) than you do food? Is that good or bad chocolate hot chips pickles olives cheetos pops juice hot chips again hot chips again

A. Pickles and olives are not that junk, although they may contain high amounts of salt (sodium) that may exacerbate hypertension. Regarding the rest of the foods you listed, well, they aren't the best thing to eat- a lot of calories and fat, without satisfying your appetite.

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But Pakistan chipped away at the Sri Lanka line-up with the hosts reaching 164 for five at the tea interval, still 135 runs adrift of Pakistan's first-innings total.
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Years of heightened judicial scrutiny of corporate attorney-client relationships have chipped away at this protection, and the recent spate of high-profile scandals has encouraged prosecutors to ferret out confidential information in the interest of having companies come clean.