Many of us struggle with snacking simply because it is so hard to avoid. If you walk past a lovely snack on your way around the home, there is usually a huge amount of willpower needed to avoid diving in. From biscuits to pizza slices (yes, they are a snack) there is too much out there to tempt you. Our aim with this post is to give you some simple alternatives to those heavy and unhealthy snacks. In fact, if you try these snacks, there is every chance you could actually lose weight rather than put it on.

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How to Dress for Office Happy Hour

Dress to drinks dressing the definitive guide

With so little time available we need to figure out how you can dress for work when there are drink plans ahead.  More importantly looking boring is no longer acceptable.

For those of us who have a penchant for fashion; getting ready for work can be emotionally draining.  You are coupled with lots of “what if” questions along with the quest of wearing something that is not labelled as “average”.  It is therefore not surprising that doing this five times a week can be a very tiresome exercise, often leading you to turn to your trusted tailored trousers and blazer with a few glitzy accessories to liven the look up ready for town.

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Fashion Photography

The History of Fashion Photography

Fashion photography dates back to the very early days of photography.  In fact early fashion photography was captured by Adolphe Braun in the year 1856.  He published a book which contained 288 photographs of Virginia Oldoini, the Countess Di Castiglione.  As these pictures caught her in her official attire this made her the first model of fashion.

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Avacado Snacks

Address your addiction in more ways than one

Avocados; a simple fruit that is firm yet creamy.  Many would class this as the crown jewel of all fruits.  Take a moment to review the many uses of this mysterious fruit.

Vegetarians all over the world are well aware that a single avocado would silence any claims from a meat eater that the vegetarian diet does not consist of enough protein but the majority of people would be surprised to hear that the avocado has tons of uses.

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Gluten

Celiac Disease: Not a myth

 

There was once a Greek physician called Aretaeus of Cappadocia who was the first to discover Celiac disease (CD). 

He may have discovered it but neither he nor anyone else knew that the root cause was a reaction to gluten.  What is gluten?  It is a protein found in wheat.  This was not made clear until 1950 which was several centuries later when a Dutch paediatrician named Dr Willem Dicke conclusively proved gluten as the culprit.  This discovery could not have come sooner as Dicke saved millions and millions of children and adults from this untreated disease.  Its symptoms if untreated vary from severe neurological illness, stunted growth, malnutrition and in severe cases, it can cause death.

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Human Intestinal Parasites

 

There are three types of intestinal human parasites that have the ability to live inside the small and large intestines: roundworms, tapeworms and protozoa.  There are certain types that will stay within the intestines but others will travel outside and unfortunately invade other organs of the body.  There are some that are extremely small that can only be seen under a microscope but there are some that can be up to a foot long.

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