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The Trouble With Tech: Are We Really More Connected?

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In today's world, new gadgets and technologies are emerging daily, and they are promising to make our lives easier and more connected.  But are they really doing that?  Did you know that Steve Jobs didn't let his kids play with the iPad?  In fact, when people asked him how his kids liked the new toy, he said, "They haven’t used it. We limit how much technology our kids use at home.”

This is a great video that we came across that asks some interesting questions about how technology and "social" networking are affecting our lives, our connections, and our relationships.

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10 Ways to Get Your Butt to the Gym

Not even having a slammin’ body that would make Ryan Reynolds swoon is usually enough motivation to get me to the gym on a cold snowy day. You know…the kind of day where it would feel better to make a fire and drink a pumpkin spice latte while laying on the couch? So here are some of our [...]

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How to Get Rid of Nail Fungus

Nail fungus, also known as onychomycosis, can be an embarrassing condition for someone to have, and getting rid of that nail fungus can prove to be a nightmare!  Here are some nail fungus home remedies that some people say have worked.Apple Cider Vinegar for Nail FungusMix equal parts apple cider vinegar and water together in a bucket or bowl that you are [...]

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Top 10 Cool Kitchen Gadgets For Dieters and Optimal Health

Looking for some awesome gadgets to add to your kitchen for optimal health? Here are some neat kitchen appliances that we have found that are sure to make living a healthy lifestyle easier! 1. Oil Mister If you don’t want to use PAM or another synthetic oil spray, it can sometimes be too easy to pour a much-larger-than-needed amount of [...]

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Juicer vs. Blender (Vitamix): Health Benefits of Juice vs Smoothies

In today’s world of health trends, juicing seems to be at the forefront of the conversation. The theory? We can’t, or don’t have the time, to physically eat enough fruits and vegetables in a day to get all the wonderful, amazing nutrients that we need (or even more than need/want) for us to achieve optimal health. So, instead, [...]

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Does the HCG Diet Work? : A Solution to the Search for the Fastest Weight Loss Program That Lasts

As much as the FDA, the media, and many traditional medicinal outlets tell you the opposite, the HCG Diet DOES work if it is done correctly. Not only does it work, it works quickly and with great, consistent results. Most people lose 20-30 lbs in about a month and then keep it off. Plus, people [...]

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What's All The Hype About Coconut Oil?: Coconut Oil Benefits

There has been so much buzz about coconut oil lately that I had to look into this. We know it is great for our hair and skin but are there internal health benefits from it?Coconut oil has always been used in tropical countries as a cooking method but was disregarded in the U.S. during the [...]

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How to Prepare to Do the HCG Diet Like a Rock Star

Making the decision to commit to doing the HCG Diet is a major decision in itself. The next one that you have to make is to do it RIGHT. And doing the HCG Diet right can be pretty easy if you can prepare ahead of time. Here are some HCG tips to make sure [...]

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How to Look Thinner in Pictures: It’s ALL in the Angles

Ever had a photo taken of you that makes you look like you weigh about 300 lbs more than you ACTUALLY weigh? When it happens to my brother, he calls it “looking like a rhino”…which is completely accurate, even though he doesn’t actually look like that in real life.There’s nothing like seeing that tagged photo of you come across [...]

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20 Healthier Cakes for Any Celebration

Posted by Kate Morin It’s no secret we get a kick out of making not-so-healthy things a bit healthier. It’s also no secret we like to celebrate, and we’re fans of the occasional indulgence. Greatist's second birthday — that’s today! — is no exception. We hope you’ll celebrate the healthy way right along with us, whether [...]

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