Ketogenic Diets: Do They Work Or Not?

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What Fingernails Reveal About Your Health

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Coconut Oil Conspiracy?

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Slashing carbs and eating fats to enter ketosis; effective for weight loss? Written by Sophie Ringer Carb-haters are uniting around the keto diet, which is rooted in older therapeutic diets originally designed for purposes in neurologic medicine, like for controlling seizures in children. Studies also suggest those with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s may benefit. So what …

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helping kids with homework

The battles, the constant harassing, and the lost papers— is kids’ homework a chore for you? Turns out you’re not alone, a study done by Education Week found that nearly 50 percent of parents struggle to help their children with homework.  With expectations constantly rising and with distractions like iPads, iPhones, and extracurriculars increasing it’s …

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Written by Sophie Ringer America has changed a lot in the last 50 years. Hair trends, language and diet have all evolved. Research and developments have led Americans to make many dietary changes, such as eating chicken instead of red meat and choosing almond milk over whole milk. Today, food is cheaper and more available …

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fingernails health

Written by Sophie Ringer Nails don’t get much thought unless you’re clipping them or picking off nail polish. But your fingernails can actually reveal various aspects of your wellness. Here are some things to look for: Yellow Nails. Are your nails yellow? Don’t panic right away; the yellow tint could just be from aging or …

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The coconut oil industry likes to promote coconut oil as “good” saturated fat, but is coconut oil really as healthy as they suggest? Let’s take a closer look and see just how “good” it is. Coconut oil is extracted from the meat of the coconut and contains mostly saturated fat (around 92%). Ounce for ounce, …

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Social media sites like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, and Tumblr are swarming around us. How can parents possibly keep up? With the amount of kids using smart phones, it’s nearly impossible to keep away. Instead of fighting it, use social media to your advantage! Here are a few tips and tricks to help use these …

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Food advertising

Written by Sophie Ringer It’s no secret – we all know that marketing can be very persuasive. They draw you in with sneaky tactics and savvy advertising strategies until, before you can stop yourself, your wallet becomes a little (or a lot) lighter. But just how do they do this? You may think you have …

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