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11 Words to Watch for When Eating Out

Unhealthy key words on the menu:

1. Fried

Fried is probably the most obvious red-flag when you are trying to eat healthy. Fried means that the food has been covered and cooked in oil, and this cooking process adds a lot of extra, bad fat to the food.

2. Crumbed, battered or breaded

Crumbed, battered or breaded mean that the food has had a coating added to it. Usually, these foods are also fried. For example, battered fish is covered in a batter and then deep fried. Through this process, these foods have extra carbohydrates and fats added to them.

3. Marinated

The degree of unhealthiness of marinated food depends on the type of marinade. There can be perfectly harmless marinades of herbs, spices and vinegars, or there can be marinades full of sugar and oils. I tend to avoid foods that have been marinated because usually restaurants use marinades full of sugar and fats because they taste better.

4. Smothered

Smothered is an instant red-flag for me. Smothered usually means covered in some type …
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Healthy Eating - Combat Your Food Cravings With These Healthier Choices

If you are attempting to eat healthier on a regular basis, cravings are something you are going to be dealing with from time to time. Whether you tend to crave sweet, salty, or savory foods, they occur, and it can be hard to turn down your favorite choices. But, if you want to see optimal health, you must. Fortunately, if you have a game plan in place where you consume smarter alternatives, these cravings do not have to get you down.

Let's go over a few of the more reasonable food swap choices...

1. Sweet: Fruit. If your sweet tooth is calling your name, there is no better choice than to go for fresh fruit. Fruit will provide a small amount of natural fruit sugar, but with that, you will also take in a healthy dose of dietary fiber, which will be sure to help combat any blood sugar spike.

Fruit is also loaded with antioxidants, so an excellent choice as far as improving your overall health is concerned as well.

2. Savory: Peanut Butter On Ezekiel Bread. You can kill three cravings …

The Weight Gain Formula

Weight gain seems to be kind of an isolated subject. We don't usually encounter too many people on a daily basis who wants to gain weight. The mass are probably shouting out now, "who wants to gain weight?".

While it is true for every three to four people we meet, at least two of them wants to lose an inch or two. A pound here or a few pounds there. Unfortunately there are also many individuals whose desire is to pack on the pounds for one reason or another.

The most common reason for the need to gain weight most likely is due to some type of illness. Sometimes under weight issues are caused by poor diets and improper nutrition.

For most people gaining weight comes easily but for others it may seem like a never ending uphill battle. It's been proven gaining weight can be just as difficult as losing weight for some.

How To Gain Weight

First and foremost, someone who wants to increase in weight should start with the essential requirements for the body's overall health. …

Start Making Money and Establishing Yourself in With Nail Design

If you enjoy being creative, working with people, and taking part in making lovely hands come alive, you may want to take a nail tech course. As you learn the ins and outs of the business, it is simple to start making money. You will be able to establish yourself as a great provider of such services. You will get repeat customers who love what you do and come in for regular work.

You will also be able to generate new customers who happen to come in and ask for some type of manicure or nail art to be completed. Your customers will get plenty of compliments on the work and share with others who did it for them. It all starts with finding a good fit as not every nail tech course is the same.

Meets Standards

In order to become certified, you need to complete a nail tech course that meets the industry standards. As you shop around for a great program, you need to ask about that. Don't waste your time or money on something that isn't going to get your foot in the door to work at a salo…

What Does a Level 4 Laser Training Programme Offer?

For those wanting or needing to carry out laser and IPL treatments at work, a Level 4 qualification is no longer just an option - it's a necessity. If you're in the beauty industry, you'll most likely know that the regulations were changed recently, and that this certification is now a mandatory requirement for insurance purposes.

Thankfully, there are institutions up and down the country providing courses that will qualify students to perform a variety of laser hair removal and skin rejuvenation services using lasers and intense pulse light (IPL). Upon successful completion, you will likely reach a high level of competence that will serve you well in your beauty career for years to come.

What with the new regulations, however, these courses are immensely popular so it's a good idea to start applying for a place as soon as possible. Having to wait around to qualify in this field could hamper your career or business- so it's important to book your place before they al…

Meditation - Key to Live an Ideal Life

Nowadays, Meditation is practiced in most of the countries in the world. It is really the best mental exercise to win over your negative feelings which have hampered your growth. We have heard about Buddhist monks meditating for a certain cause. What causes are they? Is there any profit of practicing Meditation? Well, yes, there are certain advantages of meditation which can keep you progressing in your life:-

Advantages of Meditation

Increase in Intelligence level

Since Meditation is the key to the utmost development of the body and the mind, it is said to enhance the intellectual and cognitive abilities of a practitioner. When one experiences a surge in his intelligence level, he will surely be able to meet his goals despite of any complex problem.

For Students

Meditation is very profitable for the students as it aids in providing academic achievement to the students. Better grades and good behavior are the advantages which a student can hope to get after practicing the mediation. This i…

Connecting Red Penis Sores to Reactive Arthritis

If a guy looks down at his favorite body part and red penis sores greet his gaze, his reaction is likely to be an understandable panic. After all, red penis sores generally indicate there's something amiss in the penis health department. Quite a few things can be responsible for a red penis; surprisingly, one of the causes could be reactive arthritis, a condition about which many men know very little.

What kind of arthritis?

The reaction of many men to the idea of reactive arthritis causing penis problems is likely to be one of confusion. How can arthritis affect a dude's equipment, after all? And many men might also think they are too young for any kind of arthritis.

Those reactions are understandable, but the reason that reactive arthritis could be a cause lies in the first part of its name - reactive. "Regular" arthritis refers to joint pain, typically caused either by bones wearing away joints over time or by inflammation of joints.

Reactive arthritis is a little di…

How to Get Rock Solid and Hard Erections Without Prescription Drugs

Living with ED is not easy for men. It can be a big blow to their confidence and self-esteem. What makes things worse is that most of such men choose to suffer in silence without getting proper treatment. Just visiting a doctor for getting treatment can be a soul crushing experience for most of such men.

Prescription drugs like Viagra, Cialis etc. can help you get rock solid erections but they should be taken with care. They should never be used without consulting a doctor. Secondly, such drugs can produce a lot of side effects and some of them could be as severe as a heart attack or stroke.

The good news is that its possible to get rock solid erections even without using drugs. Here are some highly effective ways to do so:

1. Begin Working Out

Exercise offers a lot more benefits that you can think of. It's not just great for your overall health but for your sexual health too. Good blood flow is the most important benefit of exercise and it's important to keep in mind that increa…

5 Surprising Reasons For Erectile Dysfunction Suffered By Most Men

Various things are involved with a male sexual arousal such as the brain, hormone, nerves, muscles, blood vessels, and emotions. From a recent study, it has been known that more than 30 million American men are suffering from the issue of erectile dysfunction.

Though with age the hormones start to produce less so as the blood circulation across the body lowers but there are also several things involved for causing the issue of ED and they are both psychological and physiological. Let's take a look at some of those surprising reasons-

Depression

Depression is one of the most significant psychological states that hampers the sexual relationship of many couples. Often men suffering from the temporary erectile dysfunction issue enter the level of depression for not performing their best in the bed. For such issues, it is highly recommended to visit a sexologist or a psychiatrist that can help men going through the trouble.

Stress and anxiety

One of the biggest troublemakers of this gener…

The Bent Penis and Sex Positions: The Best Fit

When the penis becomes erect, it may not be perfectly straight. Some curvature of the penis is normal, but in some cases what occurs is really a bent penis - a member in which the curvature is pretty severe. This may be due to a penis health issue - specifically the condition called Peyronie's disease - or it may simply be the way the penis is formed. In either case, having partner sex with a bent penis may mean exploring sex positions to find the one that works best for the couple in question.

Peyronie's disease

Peyronie's disease refers to a condition in which the curvature of the penis is due to scar tissue or plaque build-up. It is most often is associated with trauma - either repeated rough handling or one big injury - which creates the curvature. Sometimes other factors, such as vitamin E deficiency, may also be involved.

The curvature may be to the left or right, or up or down. In some cases, the act of becoming erect brings pain, as the skin is stretched too taut due…

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