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Entries from September 2010

What Is A Calorie?

September 28th, 2010 · No Comments

“This hot dog is loaded with calories!” “That drink has less calories.” When people talk about calories, what do they mean? A lot of people use the term and do not actually what it actually refers to. In fact, if you have been reading this blog for some time, you have definitely see me mentioning […]

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How To Get Kids To Eat Vegetables with Fast Food Branding?

September 25th, 2010 · 1 Comment

If I serve French fries to you in two different wrappers, one in McDonald’s, one in unknown brand, which one will you think will be tastier (though both French fries are the same)?

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Legs Workout (7) – Plie Squat

September 21st, 2010 · No Comments

In order to activate your inner thighs (adductor muscle) which do not receive much attention, you can try plie squat (Plié squat). Plie squat is a bit like squat done by those sumo before they wrestle but the movement is more similar with ballet move. In addition to inner thighs, plie squat also simultaneously works […]

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How Your Dog Can Carry Its Own Food and Water

September 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment

If you want to go hiking with your dog, you may want to check out a special made backpack for your dog. It is called Chuck Wagon Dog Backpack produced by Kelty. Not only your dog can carry its own food or water, it can help carry some of your stuff too. It has several […]

Tags: Fitness Gadget/Equipment

Do You Know How Much Calories in Your Favorite Coffee?

September 15th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Does coffee has oil in it and therefore making it having high calories? I am not sure whether you have thought about that. But, wait, before we even talk about low or high calories, does coffee has oil in it? In this post, we will find out. Coffee bean itself actually has oils on it. […]

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How To Use Plastic Containers Safely In Microwave?

September 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Some people are against the use of plastic containers in microwave. They believe that the plastic may leach into food. Once the contaminated food is consumed, they worry that this material could affect body hormones causing development of cancer or birth defect. However, according to US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), freezing and microwaving plastic […]

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