Foods with No Sugar for a Healthier You

foods with no sugarSugar has slowly become an acceptable addition to most food items, but this has only been in recent times. 150 years ago it was actually quite hard to obtain from nature, and as a result we humans haven’t developed a way to curb our addiction. If you want to learn how we’re supposed to eat, check out this course and learn everything you can make with a raw food diet. Today, an average person eats over 2 pounds (just under a kilogram) of sugar every week. I don’t know about you, but I find that very alarming.

The anti-sugar lobby is claiming sugar is the new tobacco, but it is actually responsible for the alarmingly increasing rate of obesity we see all around us. Our taste buds desire us to eat sweet food, and the more we eat – the more gets stored in our bodies as fat. Sugar is an unnecessary source of calories, and eating less will help your health. High consumption of sugar is linked to many problems, from cavities in your teeth to diabetes, and can cause hyperactivity followed by energy slumps after consuming too much. If you’ve had problems with diabetes, this course will help you navigate the maze of everything you need to know in order to get on top of it all.

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74 Thought Provoking Questions to Get You Pondering

thought provoking questionsSometimes you need to re-establish your balance. Perhaps you’ve just gone through a traumatic situation, or you’re feeling a little lost and don’t know where your life is headed. This course is excellent if you’re feeling like this as it gives you the strength to lead yourself in the face of setbacks. What it teaches is that the real strength you need to find, ultimately rests within you alone.No one else can give you this clarity, and it’s foolish to live your life depending on other people to do so. [Read more…]

7 Types of Blogs for Online Success

types of blogsBlogging is a new medium which gives anyone with an internet connection the chance to share whatever is on their mind. People now can update their blogs, and potentially reach everyone with an internet connection. It doesn’t matter if you’re on a crusade to save the world from global warming, or are simply offering tips on how to reduce your weekly grocery spend, there are blogs out there that cater for even the most niche appeal.

What makes blogging great, and has also fueled its success as a medium is the ability for anyone to easily create their own blog. If you get your content nailed down right, you’ll find that people subscribe to your blog as they want to stay updated with all of your writing. Many audiences will interact with their favorite bloggers, and there’s no better way to reach a large audience. If this is all relatively new to you, check out this course and learn why you should already be blogging, and if you’re not learn how to get started fast.

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How to Get Over Trust Issues in Any Relationship

how to get over trust issuesFor society to function, trust is necessary for everyone within it to be happy. Without trust, fear will rule, but the problem comes when there is not a clear division between black and white. Trust comes in different levels, and the particular life experiences you have can significantly impact your ability to trust other people. If you are having this problem yourself, check out this course and learn how to manage trust issues within a workplace. Unfortunately, people that have had large disappointments or betrayals in the past often have trust issues, and mistrust of others is a very valid response to this. The side effect is that this mistrust can adversely affect your life, resulting in higher than normal levels of self doubt, anxiety and a lack of confidence. The good news, is that even if you’re in this situation you can learn to trust again, and this article is going to teach you how. [Read more…]

19 Selling Skills to Help You Smash Your Target

selling skillsAt the heart of every business is the need to have a strong focus on your customers. This builds the relationships you need for long term success as well as allowing you to maximize your sales. The key to this is being able to deliver an effective sales presentation, which you can learn more about in this course. The biggest mistake you can make as a sales rep is trying to close the sale too fast, without first convincing the customer they have a need for your product!

When you decide you need to focus more on your customers, these tips will help you build your core skills that will help you close deals, secure more business and stay ahead of the competition.

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Wine Descriptions: Know Your Wine

shutterstock_102485135Wine tasting is a great activity that can be romantic as a date, or a fun adventure with your friends as you try a whole range of different wines. For non-wine drinkers however, you may feel a little apprehensive, as you have no idea on what kinds of wine you’ll be drinking. If this is the case, you must check out this course on wine tasting, and get a solid introduction to what will happen at the winery.

In a wine tasting, you’ll be guided from the lightest whites, through to rose, reds and then onto the sweeter dessert wines. When you’re tasting you should first take note of the color of the wine, and give the glass a quick swirl. A short sniff will give you an indication of the fragrances present, and then it’s time to taste! Take a sip, and let your taste buds test the flavors. Your tongue detects sweet, sour, salty and bitter, with the sweetness and the acidity (sour) being important components of wine. You’ll rarely find a salty taste in wine, and the bitterness will show as tannins (not being actually bitter). Before you head to the winery, read on to discover the different ways to describe many of the most famous wines. We start with the whites, which you can also learn more about in this recent post.

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Vocabulary Exercises to Master English!

vocabularly exercisesTo hold a decent conversation, you need a large vocabulary. This doesn’t mean you need to go out and memories all the biggest words you can remember, and definitely don’t be one of the insecure people who rely on “big words” to make themselves appear superior in social settings. You really just need to know the right words to use, in a given situation. Often, the words that you learn as your vocabulary grows allow you to express your feelings and thoughts even clearer, as you use the perfect words to describe them. If you’re new to the language, try this course and get your head around the basics before we go any further. [Read more…]

Cat biting: Stop it now, before there’s blood!

cat bitingIt’s quite annoying when you’re lovable little kitten becomes a terror. No one wants them to start latching on to your fingers or hand at every opportunity. But you’re in luck because training them to stop biting is not overly difficult, especially if they’re still young. Older cats can also be trained, but it just takes a little longer, and will need you to be patient. If you’re looking at getting your first cat today, this course is fantastic because it tells you everything you need to know about adopting a kitten, as well as tips to keep them (and you!) happy together.

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How to Motivate Yourself to Study

practice gre questionsGetting motivated to study is no easy feat, and is the question most often at the front of a student’s mind, whether they’re in grade school or have just started college. To achieve good grades you can’t just rely on what you have been taught in the classroom, all schoolwork should be reinforced with home study so that you can better remember it. But this is where it gets tricky. At home there are constant demands on your time, whether its football practice or a family to care for, a part-time job or even loud siblings which make it impossible to even begin to study. The first step is to motivate yourself, you know you should be studying but it’s up to you and only you, who can take the first step. This course is fantastic and it teaches you how even a small achievement, everyday can lead to you achieving anything that you want.

To get motivated for studying there is no easy fix. Often, a project or assignment is going to leave you feeling less than inspired, or a subject is just plain boring. But there are a number of different tricks you can do to make studying a little bit easier, and start making progress today!

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South Indian Chicken Recipes to Give Your Tastebuds a Treat

south indian chicken recipeChicken is one of the most loved meats in India, as their religion often does not allow them to eat pork or beef. It’s also great for you, full of nutrients, and is a wonderful source of lean, low-fat protein. It’s also packed with selenium, which is a chemical known for its fantastic anti-cancer properties. It comes as no surprise then that there are many different ways to cook this meat, as follows are some traditional recipes from southern India, that are all easy to cook, healthy and nutritious.

If you prefer following along with a course, this one is great because it walks you step-by-step through a wide range of tasty meals. You can also check out this recent post and discover ways to cook chicken from other ethnic origins.

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