Everyone wants to be healthy but still be able to enjoy occasions such as holidays and birthdays however, people with diabetes had to have a special diet. Trying to concentrate on food during special occasions and trying to stay healthy at the same time can be hard and frustrating, especially for families and people with diabetes. Meals during special occasions should not interrupt your diabetes control. Eating healthy but allowing a little indulgence is fine for everyone, even for people with diabetes. The trick is pre-planning. Here are the three healthy ideas to keep in mind in planning for the meals.
First, identify your schedule. Will you traveling? Are you dining in with your friends, or on a group date? These simple questions will help you know how to go with the type and amount of food your will be eating and gauge the activities you would probably be doing. This would also give you more reasons to enjoy the occasion not only though food, but also through fun activities with family, friends and your special someone.
Dive in to that special savory dish or sweet dessert you crave. You just need to do a little tweaking to that recipe, adjust or substitute some ingredients with those that will provide the same flavor, yet few calories or carbohydrates, and keep your sugar levels and your overall health intact. Compare foods that would give you more healthy options than regular foods with heavy calories. You can substitute 2 egg whites for each whole egg to be used in baked recipes. Replace heavy cream with evaporated skim milk in cheesecakes and cream pies.
Watching your portions gives you the best of both worlds. It prevents you from gaining those extra pounds and allows you to taste a little of every dish served on the dining table. Instead of trying to lose pounds on special occasion, try to at least maintain your current weight. It will give you less disappointment and less stress. You can also take your focus off the food instead and on your family and friends. It will give you an opportunity to slow down and bond with your loved ones instead of overindulging in the foods.
Brian Whitesides is a registered dietitian that caters mostly on diabetic people. He carefully plans their meals where they can still enjoy without compromising on the taste, but still within their calorie intake.
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Remember the day how you felt when the Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 500 points over fears that a French bank might sink because of its holdings in U.S subprime mortgages? We are living trying times, and investors should be more concerned about feeble economy and volatile, often irrational markets. But now more than ever, we need to set aside emotions and approach our investments with logic and detachment, and take a long term view. This is true especially because it’s human nature to base many of our decisions on how we feel about what just happened. We tend to extrapolate what’s happened lately into the future, especially when we’re anxious. And loss of wealth is so painful to our psyches that we often sell just to make the pain go away, even if the appropriate strategy is to hang on to our investment.
Here is a four step plan to help investors through what are bound to be turbulent times ahead.
When the market drops, view it as assets going on sale. That doesn’t mean you start chucking money at stocks wholesale, but you should consider buying prudently during declines. In addition to the heat-of-the-moment reactions, we need to guard against other common mental hurdles that experts say interfere with our ability to make the most of our investments.
Robert Frick is a civil engineer that also takes risks in investments. Click here to learn more about his work.
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If you are sick or have been injured, it’s likely that you’ll need medical care and treatment. Finding the right doctor that will treat you can be difficult. If you already have a personal physician, he’ll be able to tell you the right doctor you need. He should be able to explain and recommend a specific doctor that will further diagnose and treat you properly according to his specialty. Below is a list of different types of doctors to help get you the general idea of what you may need. Keep in mind that this is for general purposes only and should still consult a physician for their professional opinion.
A doctor who specializes in Internal Medicine can provide primary care or they can also sub-specialize in other areas such as gastroenterology or endocrinology to name a few. Internists, as what they are called, usually have more hospital-based training than family practitioners, and do not typically see children under the age of 18.
Surgeons can also be trained in general surgery, or more specialized type of surgery such as orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, or cardiac surgery. They spend a great deal of time in the Operating Room (OR) of a hospital or in Out Patient surgery center.
Cardiologists focus on treatment of the heart and blood vessels of the cardiovascular system. There are many different types of cardiologists focusing on different aspects of the field.
Dermatology is one of the most competitive fields for physicians. They deal with the skin as well as its appendages such as nails, hair and sweat glands.
Dentists’ deals with oral health, teeth and dental problems like cavities and bleeding gums. They treat gum diseases, straighten teeth, carry out root canals, and other issues related to the mouth.
This type of doctor specializes in the ear, nose and throat treatment, as well as to some extent some ailments of the head and neck.
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Andrea Santiago has worked in the healthcare industry for 15 years as a consultant, trainer, and also handled the recruitment. Her knowledge in this industry has helped a lot of people, always on call even when she has conflict schedules.
Basically, when we talk about a salvage yard, we are talking about a place where non-functional vehicles are stored, disassembled, and chopped up for usable parts. Sometimes, these places are called junk yards or wrecker yards, which often double as distribution centers for car parts. This can be quite a lucrative business if you have everything necessary in place.
It is important to understand that before you begin the actual construction, you must secure the necessary permits from the government. This type of business, like many others are regulated, which means that a business license is necessary to build and eventually operate it. This is the first step in building your own salvage yard, and not buying property, stocking up on inventory, or advertising your business.
The next step is to choose the appropriate site for the salvage yard. The location of the property can be a good determinant to the amount of success that your business venture can reach. Make sure that you are aware of zoning laws in your jurisdiction to ensure that your operation will remain hassle-free so that your profits will not be affected. Also take the necessary precautions to protect your property from the moment you buy it and not only at the start of construction.
Delegate a construction worker who will be in charge of the fencing and installation of other security features like onsite cameras for example. Ensure that the installation of the security features will not in any way hamper the operation of the salvage yard and will allow for gates to remain accessible during delivery of vehicle inventories.
Make sure that you choose the appropriate materials not only for your fencing, but also for your office. Although the salvage yard may be made up of predominantly soil material for the vehicle inventories, the office area should remain presentable. This means using good quality floor tiles combined with beautifully designed interior walls and panels. This can help boost transactions with potential clients.
There will come a time when you will have vast inventory in your hands. Be sure that you are prepared for this by having the necessary tracking system in place. With today’s technology, there are a number of affordable, but highly efficient tracking systems that can be used that combine advanced gadgets with functional software applications. As much as possible, bundle your tracking system with your accounting programs to make your business run smoothly.
As you can see, building your own salvage yard requires more than just having access to quality inventory or advertising of your business. Just like any other business venture, you have to plan and prepare it for success.
Craig Wagner is an experienced builder and operator of salvage yards with a gift and interest in writing informative articles.
Even though your personal information or business information don’t exactly qualify as ‘classified’ information, and sifting through trash with a furry friend may be comical, it is actually legal for someone to take anything from trash bins since they are consider public domain. For the security of your sensitive information, you may want to consider buying your own paper shredder, whether for home or office use. But first, you should determine the paper shredder type that will fit your requirements—personal or commercial type shredders.
This type of paper shredder is capable of accommodating 2-8 paper sheets in a single pass. It is specifically developed for occasional use by only 1-2 persons at most. According to paper shredder reviews, users should strictly follow the instructions that come with the unit to lower the risk of potential breakdown. Likewise, always follow the suggested paper capacity and avoid using the machine for more than 10-15 minutes.
A commercial type paper shredder is developed for accommodating more documents for shredding than a personal paper shredder. It also comes with more powerful motors for allowing them to shred for longer times. Industrial and heavy duty paper shredders are usually placed in warehouses and can accommodate heavy volumes of paper, while shredders typically found in general business and office environments are placed in mailrooms or hallways.
These shredder types are easily maintainable and only require oiling to minimize friction, replacing the bags, as well as cleaning paper dust from the blades. Normally, commercial type shredders can last 7 to 10 years if regularly maintained and used according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
The paper scraps shredded by the machine may be placed in different kinds of containers. The low end types typically drape over a trash can’s edges, while other shredders provide users with a handy stand for holding plastic bags or their own tailor fitted trash cans. On the other hand, high end shredder machines usually come equipped with attached wheeled cabinets so users can easily roll them around.
Note that the most common paper jam causes include overflowing bags or bins of scrap paper. When looking to purchase a paper shredder, a nice feature to have would be an indicator feature that lets users know when the bin is full, especially on units with cabinets so users won’t have to check the bin often. For shredders who use plastic bags, manufacturers usually sell them as accessories, or you can easily buy normal plastic bags with the same size.
When dealing with common hand tools you normally have in your tool storage kit, you should always use the most suitable one for a specific task to prevent damage to yourself, the thing you’re working on, and the tool itself. Below is a short guide on how to use common hand tools safely, along with some general descriptions.
Adam Miller is an 8th grade shop class teacher.
There are literally a lot of tricks on what you can do with your camera and your photo but at most we’ll start with the basics. Knowing your camera and reading the manual is one step in making good photography. New digital cameras nowadays have become more features than we could ever use. Here are some shooting tips to capture good shots.