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Lose Weight Fast – Lose Half Stone In a Week With a Healthy Diet

A lot has been written about many diets, and many are fads. However, what you will see below is an effective, week diet to lose weight fast (up to half a stone in weight) in a healthy manner.

The rules

Are simple. You follow the diet as written.

No substitutions, no cheating, and no starting this diet wihout consulting your doctor first.

You will lose weight fast, and a lot of it, so make sure your body is ready for it.

There is nothing listed in the diet menus that cannot be found anywhere.

Use salt sparingly. During the week do not eat fats except as listed.

If there is a food you dislike, then this diet is not for you. No substitutions are allowed, but follow as written and you will lose weight fast and in a healthy manner

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Feeding Teens – Senior Citizens Can Benefit From Their Nutritional Needs

I thought my days of feeding teens were over. But after my daughter and former son-in-law died in separate car crashes in 2007 I became a GRG — grandparent raising grandchildren. Suddenly I was cooking for teens again. It was a hard adjustment and the first thing I had to do was cook more food.

Every other day I go to the grocery store. I am there so often that many staff members know my name. My goal is to feed my grandkids delicious, nutritious and balanced meals, a goal supported by many dietitians and medical institutions.

Mayo Clinic, in a website article, “Nutrition for Kids: Guidelines for a Healthy Diet,” lists teen calorie needs. Girls who are 15-18 years old require 1,800 to 2,400 calories per day, depending on their physical activity. Boys who are 15-18 years old require 2,200 to 3,200 calories per day, depending on their physical … Read More

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Medical Neglect and Abuse at Nursing Homes

Nursing homes have a growing reputation for being unsuccessful and unhealthy environments for elders. Part of this is due to negligence, fraudulent practices, incompetence, and lack of training. The adverse effect on the health of the elders is terrible and if you have decided to entrust the care of your loved one to an assisted living facility, it is crucial for you to conduct thorough research on any institution you are considering.

If you suspect your elder has suffered pain or emotional abuse because of the negligent care of a nursing home attendant, it is very important for you to confirm contact law enforcement as quickly as possible to make sure that any abuse or neglect is stopped as quickly as possible.

Types of medical neglect and abuse

The professionals who work in the elder-care industry have an obligation to treat the individuals in their care with respect. Unfortunately, there … Read More

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Points To Consider When Buying Used Gym Equipment

If you are on a tight budget, purchasing used gym equipment can be a smart decision you could make. However, the used equipment that you select should be in good condition. The following article provides tips that would help in making an informed decision when buying used fitness equipment.

Buying Tip

Irrespective of the equipment that you have selected to buy, it would do well to find out a reliable and trustworthy seller with a reputation for delivering quality products that are priced reasonably. When selecting the right equipment, you need to keep certain things in mind so that the purchased equipment does not falter when used later on.

Check for Functionality

Buying used gym equipment should not be at the cost of compromising on the durability. Ensure that the equipment is working completely fine. Examine the different features of the machine and find out the presence of any damage. … Read More

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Why Use Socratic Seminars in Your Health Education Class?

What is a Socratic seminar? A Socratic seminar is a formal discussion based on a topic where the leader asks open-ended questions. Throughout the Socratic seminar students will listen closely to the comments of others, think critically, and articulate their own thoughts and their responses to the thoughts of their peers. Students will learn to work cooperatively and ask questions intelligently and civilly. The Socratic seminar allows students to apply practical methods of a topic being discussed and enables the students to view certain points from several different perspectives. Throughout the discussion the teacher should minimally intervene, and when doing so it should be to lead the students to a specific topic or ask an additional open-ended question about a topic already being discussed. Giving the students the freedom to participate in a Socratic discussion will increase student involvement and student learning.

A Socratic discussion can be utilized in any … Read More

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