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Technophile toddlers: the pros & cons

Evolution and Transformation Today’s children face technological choices that most parents believed were writ in spy novels or the makings of the latest science fiction blockbuster movie. A recent study indicates that almost 50% of toddlers use tablets, smartphones, computers, game consoles or a combination of all four, and not …

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10 yoga poses for beginners

Written by Meighan Sembrano Yoga is a great and fun way to exercise. One can also engage in yoga as a group activity with either relatives or friends. It is also very helpful both physically and mentally. It helps the brain in many ways including relieving stress. However, to ensure the …

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Cheesy Bean & Kale Quesadillas: healthy but yummy!

Here’s a glimpse of one of the delicious recipes in Theresa Nicassio’s book YUM: plant-based recipes for a gluten-free diet. But before we look at the actual recipe, Theresa Nicassio tells us the principles behind YUM’s recipe book? Written by Theresa Nicassio YUM Living general principles 1. inclusion and community: Because …

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Nori Rice Paper Wraps: a truly yummy YUM recipe

Much more than a cookbook, YUM: plant-based recipes for a gluten-free diet is a guidebook for entering into a world of delicious, passionate, mindful and sensual living in all its forms, even if you have dietary restrictions or other health challenges. This invaluable resource has 180+ delectable dishes, inspired techniques and a guide to …

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Foods that promote and hinder sleep

Written by Chef Alain Braux   Have you ever wondered whether something you ate made it easier or more difficult for you to get a good night sleep? Well, chef Alain Braux has provided us with a list of foods and drinks that promote or hinder sleep. Read on to find …

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12 tips to improve your sleep

Written by Chef Alain Braux Do you struggle to fall asleep or wake up earlier than needed? Do you feel tired for most of the day? Well you are not alone! One third of the American workforce is sleep deprived and I’m sure that statistics are not very different elsewhere …

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When fears become phobias

Most of us fear an object of a situation. For example, I fear tools such as drills and blenders because the noise they make reminds me of an accident I had a few years back with a food processor. It also scares me when large crowds gather for events such as …

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