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» 'Social Snacking' – Facebook Users Update Their Status to Feel Less Lonely
By Juliette Siegfried | Published 01/21/2013 | Miscellaneous | Rating:
When friends – real, live friends, not "Facebook Friends" – told me about Facebook a few years ago and urged me to sign up, I asked them what it was like. Most of them talked about it in superlatives...

» Despite 'Healthier' Options, Fast Food Is Still High in Calories
By Laurel Avery | Published 12/2/2012 | Nutrition | Rating:
A trip to your local drive-through may present you with more options than you would have had a decade ago. Salads, oatmeal, fruit smoothies — at a glance it’s easy to think that fast food restaurants have upgraded their typical fries and burger fare...

» Why You May Want to Try a Gluten-Free Diet
By Laurel Avery | Published 11/8/2012 | Diets | Rating:
Gluten may be one of the more difficult foods to avoid, as it is such a ubiquitous part of the Western diet. When you think that gluten is found in most bread, pasta, bagels, breakfast cereal and baked goods...

» A Practical, Up-to-Date Guide for Parents — Common Problems and Worries
By Jeff Beaumont | Published 02/20/2007 | Babies | Rating:
Babies' skin just isn't as smooth and clear as the advertisements say it is. Almost every baby develops a fine pink or red rash whenever the skin is irritated by rubbing on bedclothes, by spitting up, or by very hot weather.

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» The Truth About Oil Pulling – It Can Whiten Your Teeth, But Not Save Your Life
By Adam Sinicki | Published 08/22/2014 | Alternative Medicine | Unrated
Oil pulling is one of many recent health trends that claims to help to 'detox' the system. Essentially, this one involves swishing your mouth out with oil, then spitting that oil into the sink or loo...

» 6 Amazing Ways You Can Use Coconut Oil to Improve Your Health
By Adam Sinicki | Published 08/22/2014 | Fatty Acids | Unrated
Coconut oil is just about the most impressive 'super food' I have ever come across through my vast travels around the web. When you explore into the deeper recesses of the Internet...

» Bodybuilding Is a Lonely Sport – Here's How Other People Will React
By Adam Sinicki | Published 08/22/2014 | Bodybuilding | Rating:
For many people, men in particular, bodybuilding has a great natural appeal. Bodybuilding involves working out in the gym or using bodyweight and changing your diet in order to change the shape of your body to...

» Can You Increase Your Intelligence? The Neuroscience of Getting Smarter
By Adam Sinicki | Published 08/20/2014 | Self Improvement Motivation | Unrated
Many people are fascinated with getting a better body, this is because they think it will help them to achieve their goals and get what they want from life (which normally means more money, romance and confidence/happiness)...

» Are Protein Bars Worth It?
By Adam Sinicki | Published 08/14/2014 | Nutrition | Rating:
Protein shakes are a great tool for bodybuilders and other athletes looking to increase their protein intake. If you're looking to increase the strength and/or size of your muscles...

» What Happens to Your Body When You Get Electrocuted?
By Adam Sinicki | Published 08/14/2014 | Miscellaneous | Unrated
Electric shocks are an incredibly visceral type of injury used commonly in the movies and often depicted in a faintly ridiculous manner. The portrayal of electrocution in films only compounds our general lack of understanding regarding precisely what's happening here...

» Do We Really Only Use 10% of Our Brains?
By Adam Sinicki | Published 08/14/2014 | Self Improvement Motivation | Unrated
If you have ever seen the film Limitless, or trailers for the new film 'Lucy', you may have heard the idea thrown around that humans only use 10% of their brain...

» Does Fasted Cardio Work?
By Adam Sinicki | Published 08/14/2014 | Training | Unrated
According to the web, there are countless different ways you can lose weight, any of which will be twenty times more effective than what the other guys are pedalling...

» Will Insects Be the Next Big Source of Protein in Our Diets?
By Adam Sinicki | Published 08/12/2014 | Nutrition | Rating:
When most of us are looking for some more protein in our diets, we normally turn to animal sources such as beef, pork or poultry. In some cases we may try eggs or beans...

» Common Hardcore Bodybuilding Jargon Explained
By Adam Sinicki | Published 08/11/2014 | Bodybuilding | Rating:
Committing to a new training program is difficult enough at the best of times but when you have to navigate through a mire of technical jargon just to understand the very basics of what anyone is talking about it can be nigh impossible...

» Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever – The Critical Phase of Dengue Fever
By Dr. Janice Rachael Mae | Published 08/7/2014 | Viral Diseases | Unrated
Dengue hemorrhagic fever is the advanced and sometimes potentially life-threatening form of dengue fever; itself a tropical disease caused by the arbovirus DENV and spread by mosquito...

» 16-Or-So Fitness Hacks to Help You Stay in Shape More Easily
By Adam Sinicki | Published 08/6/2014 | Training | Unrated
Everyone loves life hacks. They're little tricks you can use to 'beat the system' and save yourself time, money or effort all while getting a smug sense of satisfaction...

» Health Benefits of Eating Snails
By Adam Sinicki | Published 08/4/2014 | Nutrition | Rating:
The French have always been a little more adventurous than the rest of Europe when it comes to their diets and there's no better example of this than 'escargot'...

» Things That Shouldn't Be Good for You But Really Are
By Adam Sinicki | Published 08/4/2014 | Fitness Wellness | Unrated
Most of us believe that we know intuitively what is good for us and what is bad for us. As a general rule we will tend to assume that if something is fun...

» Are You Basically Fit and Mobile? Tests of Acceptable Flexibility and Mobility
By Adam Sinicki | Published 08/4/2014 | Fitness Wellness | Unrated
While most of us will occasionally decide to go on a new health regime of diet and exercise, for the most part we seem content to put up with shockingly low standards of health...

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