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Obese or Overweight?

Obesity or Overweight? Obesity is a term that seems to get used a lot and in most cases it may not be clear what it means. Does it mean that you are overweight or you just have a few excess pounds to shed? Could it be more than that? To be clear on this topic, there is a medical definition for the term obesity. However, let’s first look at what it is to be overweight to understand it in context: Classifications To be classified as overweight, you will have to record a Body Mass Index (BMI) between 25.0 – 29.9.

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Needed a Pet Sitter in Afton, Minnesota

*This post is not associated with any company, it a discover article about a wonderful company* Where Can You Find a Local Pet Sitter and Dog Walker in Afton, MN? Finding any type of pet care service in Afton, Minnesota, or any of the other suburb around St. Paul is no easy feat! There is plenty of selection, as we’re obviously in an epicentre of pet lovers. When you are looking for someone to do anything at all with your pets, you want to be able to trust them. Your dogs are like your children. That means the filtration process

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Picton Catering Services

How Newcomer Barn & Country Catering Came to Town… Picton, Ontario in Prince Edward County is now home to the catering company “Barn and Country Catering Services”. Founded north of Picton and P.E.C. in Stirling, ‘Barn and Country Catering’ provides a unique approach to catering. For weddings, business events, and any other event that requires great food… and even better service. Expanding into Picton comes at a great time as the Barn and Country name has become very well known. Everywhere from Hastings County to Belleville, and the rest of the Bay of Quinte region now know the name ‘Barn

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Foot Massages in North York

A Treat for Your Feet Foot massages are more than a treat for your feet. Foot massages release tension from your muscles and let you recover from daily life. (Hard enough to do as it is!) Your day at work has been tough, your feet want extra attention and a foot massage is how you get it. Recovery through a massage involves the release of lactic acid and forced relaxation. Hire a mobile foot masseuse to come to your home and crush foot fatigue. How Foot Massages Help A gentile yet firm touch will sooth tender spots and break up

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Ginseng – A Summary of Benefits & History (2018)

Ginseng: What you Should Know About this Sacred Root Plant For centuries ginseng has maintained a prominent position as a herbal medicine and health remedy. The citizens and great cultures of Asia, Europe, and America have continued to benefit from the herbal and medicinal properties of this sacred root plant called ginseng. Different varieties of ginseng are grown and harvested from these various regions, each variation of this root plant come with their similarities as well as distinct differences. As such, ginseng is used in a variety of ways for different purposes, mainly in the prevention and treatment of a

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Fitness Centre in Simcoe

Big Fitness in our Small Town (Simcoe) For those of us not fortunate to have a gym in our homes in Simcoe, we have to look outward towards the community. It’s in the local gyms and fitness centres that we’ll find the perfect place to get in shape, and lose weight or tone up. I’m really looking to get back in to a fitness routine as I’ve succumb to the ages. During the busy buys life I lead, I somehow managed to let myself go. Forgetting about exercise and eating properly as I go from one ‘urgent’ task to the

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Ever Consider Adult Swimming Lessons (In Toronto)

Growing up as a Fish in Toronto The way I grew up in Toronto,  swimming lessons were never something that crossed my mind. As a child, there was a pool in my back yard as far back as I can remember. This essentially means that I grew up as a fish. I was thrown in, and it all just came together from a very young age. I never even thought of private swimming lessons as a possibility! I know now, only after living half a life, and meeting so many different people, also from the GTA, who have a completely

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Drinking Beer May Lead To Mental Clarity, Study Says

CBS Local — According to a new study in Austria, a little beer may help trigger your inner genius. Researchers at the University of Graz say that a mild alcohol intoxication can help clear mental blocks and spark creative thought. The study looked at 70 volunteers between the ages of 19 and 32; giving them both alcohol-free and regular beer before taking a series of tests. The volunteers reportedly performed better on a word problem test after drinking a pint of beer than they did having alcohol-free drinks. Researchers say concentration and memory issues did surface for the drinkers in other

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Belgian Blond Beer

There’s This Beer Traveling Internship I’ve now heard about this traveling beer internship a couple of times, and it sounds amazing. Imagine yourself being paid to travel the world, and consume beer and write about it. Where would these travels take you? Would you get bored of writing about beer and the world? Me neither. As long as you have a deep thirst, and a penchant for making new friends in new lands you are likely very well suited for this endeavor. For $12,000 a month for four months, you could certainly make a dent in the world map, hitting

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Orillia’s 3 Best Secrets (Awnings & Boat Covers)

You know what amazes me? When I discover an industry or business that I had no idea existed, yet serves so many people. As you get older, your focus in life tends to drift towards your narrowed view of the world around you. As a result, you forget what other people may be spending their money on. The Recreational Sector: Boat Tarps & Covers – Awnings and Such (Orillia / Severn) My father in law was always a crafty fellow. Serving 20 years in the army as a Mat-Tech (Material Technician) gave him undeniable skill when it came to canvas,

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