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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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» Got a Cold? Here's How to Know If You Should Go Into Work or Call in Sick
By Francis Horton | Published Yesterday | Cold | Unrated
Getting a cold is stressful. Not only because it makes you feel rubbish and prevents you from doing the things you want to do but also because it creates something of a moral dilemma when it comes to whether or not you should head into work...

» Things Your Mum Taught You About Health… That Turned Out to Be Wrong
By Francis Horton | Published Yesterday | Fitness Wellness | Unrated
When you're young it can seem as though everything your parents say is gospel. They are older, wiser and they have nothing but your health and wellbeing in mind...

» Are You a Slave to Your Identity? How Your Self-Perception Can Become a Prison
By Adam Sinicki | Published Yesterday | Psychology | Unrated
Do you choose your identity, or does it choose you?

» 5 Health Tips That Are Good for the Planet as Well
By Francis Horton | Published Yesterday | Environment | Unrated
Making sure to look after your health is incredibly important and you shouldn't need any extra motivation to do so. Improve your health and you'll reduce pain and discomfort, upgrade your performance in sports and athletics...

» Ways That Lifting Weights Can Actually Be Bad for You (And How to Make Sure That's Not the Case)
By Adam Sinicki | Published Yesterday | Bodybuilding | Unrated
As an amateur bodybuilder who has been lifting weights since I was about 13, I find that I spend a lot of my time defending the activity...

» The Crossfit Workout You Can Do at Home
By Adam Sinicki | Published Yesterday | Training | Unrated
Crossfit is a controversial word in the world of fitness and muscle building. While many people absolutely love crossfit and swear by it as the 'holy grail' of training...

» How to Build Massive Strength With Mechanical Drop Sets
By Adam Sinicki | Published Yesterday | Training | Unrated
If you want to build the kind of strength that will intimidate and impress, then you need look no further than the world of bodybuilding...

» 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...

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