Sunday, April 20, 2014
Lifestyle
The Surprising Secrets to a Long Life PDF Print E-mail

According to Dr. Mercola, many have studied the reasons for longevity. Why do some people live longer than others? Is it genetics? Is it culture, or perhaps lifestyle?

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James Smith, a health economist at the RAND Corporation, delved into the prevailing mystery of why some groups of people live longer than others. What he found you might find surprising. I certainly did. The number one social factor that correlated with long life was not geographic region or health or socioeconomic status, but education.


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The Office of the Future PDF Print E-mail

For decades, the notion of going "to work" meant a person being assigned a little space inside of a large building in some pre-determined location.  But in 2032 the "workplace", or more specifically the local array of immersive spaces we now consider optimised for work, is as valuable as ever - even though many thought it might become a relic of the past.

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People used to be willing to pick up and move their entire lives to be nearer to that building and have access to a small physical address within it, in which they were assumed to do all of their work.  But after mobile technologies gave rise to "work anywhere" norms and strategies, which often created great disruptions in employee work-life balance, employees and employers began to mutually embrace the notion that there should be easily-accessible spaces where work is optimized - to both enable work and to promote the enjoyment of it. 


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Fruits and Vegetables as Natural Cures PDF Print E-mail

A diet rich in colorful fruits and vegetables contributes to a healthy body and healthy weight. Fruits and vegetables contain unique compounds that help ward off chronic disease. Fresh produce can also provide you with energy to fuel your days without saturated fats, sodium, added sugars or trans fats.

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The American Heart Association recommends consuming at least 4½ cups of fruits and vegetables daily. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, or USDA, MyPyramid recommends even more as a minimum, with 1½ cups of fruit and 2½ cups of vegetables daily.


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London 2012 Olympic Games PDF Print E-mail

After seven years of preparation and a good dose of last-minute nerves, Londoners were thrilled to present to the world the opening ceremonies marking the official start of a historic event that has commandeered their city and prompted its biggest security operation in peacetime.  One of the highlights of the opening ceremonies was the "stunt" arrival of the Queen to the olympic stadium a la James Bond 007, jumping from a helicopter.

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The Olympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies trace their origins as far back as the ancient Games in Greece and have evolved over the centuries. The London 2012 Ceremonies will be spectacular celebrations of British culture watched by an estimated global audience of four billion people. The Team Welcome Ceremonies formally invite every nation to the Games, while the Victory Ceremonies are the moments every athlete has worked towards.


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Eating Healthy This Summer PDF Print E-mail

Building a healthy plate is easy when you make half your plate fruits and vegetables. According to www.eatright.org, it's also a great way to add color, flavor and texture, plus vitamins, minerals and fiber. All this is packed in fruits and vegetables that are low in calories and fat. Make 2 cups of fruit and 2 1/2 cups of vegetables your daily goal.

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Try the following tips to enjoy more fruits and vegetables every day.Variety abounds when using vegetables as pizza toppings. Try broccoli, spinach, green peppers, tomatoes, mushrooms and zucchini.  Mix up a breakfast smoothie made with low-fat milk, frozen strawberries and a banana.


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