Author: Diethics

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The 10 Most Important Signs You’re In Ketosis

The most important objective of the keto diet is to enable your body to get into the metabolic condition, which is also known as ketosis. The ketosis diet comprises of low-carb and high-fat food consumption. One of the effects of this diet is raising the levels of ketones in your blood and urine. Once you get...

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Long Distance Relationships: What Are Your Chances of Success?

So you’ve met someone, and it’s going really well, but… they live far away. Maybe in another part of the country, or perhaps in another country altogether. Most of your friends tell you you’re crazy for sticking with it, that it’ll never work, and that you may as well bail out now before it ends in...

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Let it Snow!

As adults, we tend to think of winter weather as a nuisance to be avoided. We go straight from the house into the car, and then after work we go straight from the car back to the house, without ever stopping to enjoy the beauty of winter. Snow is especially pretty, but we hardly ever see...

Learning from our Enemies

In the days leading up to the inauguration, Katie Couric asked ex-President Obama what books, besides the Bible, he considered the most essential for his Presidential role. His answer: Team of Rivals. Team of Rivals is about Abraham Lincoln, Obama’s hero, and some of the members of his cabinet that he personally selected. Instead of selecting members...

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Layering Window Treatments Means Style and Warmth

Layering is a technique that fashionistas have long used to stretch a wardrobe, make basics transcend the seasons, and create a signature style. Well, as we all know, home decorating often borrows from fashion, so it was inevitable that such a useful tool as layering would eventually make its way into interior design. The first criteria...

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Knowing What to Look For in a Good Bottle of Wine

You’re giving a dinner party. You’ve pulled out all the stops to create a menu everyone will be talking about for weeks to come. You’ve polished silver, pressed table linens, and taken out your best china. Everything is perfect, except for one important detail — you haven’t selected the right wine to serve alongside that fabulous...

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Kefir: What is It, Why Drink It, and How Do I Make It?

It used to be, those that talked about healthy bacteria and probiotics were the health nuts who lived on granola and fruits and vegetables. Now, even the main stream food manufacturers are picking up the concept and incorporating it into their foods. Yogurts like Yo-plus by Yoplait and Activa by Dannon have hit our store shelves in...

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Jealousy vs Envy And How To Deal With Each

Do you know the difference between jealousy and envy? If not, keep reading to learn how to recognize the signs of these two emotions and what to do about them so they don’t ruin the relationship you have with your significant other, friends, and/or family. First Things First: The Difference The words “jealous” and “envious” are...