3 Healthy Snacks to Help You Lose Weight

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healthy diet foods snacksIf you are looking to lose weight there is an essential element that too many people overlook. By adding in time for snacking you can keep your metabolism burning. This can help you from over eating due to hunger.

When snacking you shouldn’t just eat anything you picked up at the local liquor store. Make sure you choose healthy snacks. Below we have provided three excellent snacks to help conquer your hunger and lose weight.

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How to Get Ripped Abs

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ab workoutsAre you like many Americans who want to lose weight and build rock solid abs? I am sure that everyone wants a six pack but for some it seems like just a dream. The concept may sound simple, but putting it into action can be quite challenging and that is where some go astray.

Don’t spend another minute thinking that it is out of reach. One of the biggest reasons why you could fail is due to burnout or motivation. Whatever you do, don’t stop your workout routine even if you feel like it is taking too long to get results. If you know that you are one who need motivation don’t try to do it alone. Hire a trainer to help you.

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Costa Rica Surfing Destinations

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Famous for its surf breaks, Costa Rica is heaven for many who love to body surf, bogie board, or even better yet surf. There are a number of destinations out there when it comes to surfing. Your surfing bucket list may contain hundreds of spots. If your list doesn’t include Costa Rica you’re missing out. Costa Rica has some great surfing spots for surfing enthusiast. No matter if you are a beginner or a seasoned pro. There are a number of hot spots you need to checkout.

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List of Healthy Snack Foods – Holistic Living

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We all know how unhealthy eating habits can lead to a number of health problems such as heart disease and diabetes. A healthy diet can help you lead a longer and healthier life. And lets not forget, those of us who stay healthy will save on costly medical bills that can be incurred from regular doctor visits. Some people claim that healthy eating will ensure that you are more rested when you wake up. And for those who are athletes, a healthy diet can be imperative to your performance.

Unfortunately, too many American’s rely on fast food restaurants as their source of daily meals. Without a regular workout routine this could quickly lead to a number of health issues as well as an increase in weight. If you are like most people you might not have time to hit the gym. If this is the case it is important that you stick to a regular diet.

The below list might not be an ideal meal but it will surely suffice as a good snack when hungry.

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Natural Remedies for Anxiety

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Experiencing anxiety from time to time is nothing out of the ordinary. Life will have its ups and down. For those who feel like they are anxious presently, they could be suffering from a disorder called generalized anxiety. If this is the cause, it is a good idea to consult with a doctor for professional advice.

There are a number of natural remedies for anxiety that a number of people use. These methods are not for everyone. People who decide to try these methods should consult with their family physician before use.

How Do I Know If I have General Anxiety Disorder?

The only way to know for sure if you have general anxiety is to

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51 Great Email Marketing Providers

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There are a number of challenges that come with email marketing. Once you are actually able to get your message to a persons inbox there are still a number of challenges such as the open rate, click through rate and getting people to make an action after reading your message.

With these and a number of other worries, you don’t want to have to worry about your email marketing service provider. To help you with the process, I have a list of 50 ezine serves below.

1. iContact.com
2. VerticalResponse.com
3. NetAtlantic.com
4. MailChimp.com
5. Campaigner.com

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Car Models that Could Vanish Soon

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The auto industry is full of well-known cars that seem to be reintroduced as new models every half century or so. Why do automakers do this? Because the cost to introduce a new name and raise brand awareness could cost $100 million-plus. You may have noticed this with BMW’s 3 Series, a car that has … Read more

Improving Your Content for Google’s Search Algorithm

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I am sure that everyone and anyone who practices SEO has wondered exactly how Google’s search algorithm works. While no one but Google employees know exactly how the algorithm works, Google does leave some helpful hits here and there.  One of those great hidden treasures is the Google Inside Search Lesson Plans.   Google provides some helpful hits as to how they would like users to search which we as SEOs should consider when designing web pages.  Creating good content that will align with user expectations and Google’s search engine algorithm will help you maximize your visibility and usefulness to both users and Google.

I have watched one of the many videos provided on the site and here are a few takeaways.

Google will imply that the word “And” is between your search terms when you add a query.

For example, the search term “Grass Snake” is the same as typing “Grass and Snake.”  This means that all results brought up will need to have both the words “Grass”  and “Snake” in the document.

The order in which you type your keywords matter.  Snake grass could be a type of grass but grass snake could be a type of snake.  Although both use the same keywords they will give you different results.

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On Page Search Engine Ranking Factors

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internet marketing seoFor anyone interested in SEO, onpage ranking factors should be a focus for your marketing campaign.  There are a number of important onpage ranking factors that are used in search engine algorithms and if ignored, you might not be able to rank for competitive keywords. These are all basic principles that can be effective if used correctly for your online business.

Some of the most important onpage factors include the following.

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Google Clickthrough Rates

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As an internet marketer it is always an exciting moment to receive a page one ranking for a keyword on Google. Once you have reached that peak you shouldn’t put exactly turn on cruse control. Receiving page one rankings on Google is not enough. You need to be within the first three rankings in Google’s organic listings to make a difference. Take a look at these statics to have a better understanding of the importance of a good SERP (Search Engine Results Page) listing.

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Removing Curley Quotes from Word 2010

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After upgrading my office suite from 2007 to 2010, I was presented with a small problem.  Disabling the curly quotes from Word 2010.   For anyone who is an SEO you know how much damage these simple guys can cause.   Curley quotes, for anyone that doesn’t know, are the quotation marks around a word but instead of being straight Microsoft word makes them curly by default.   Why does this matter?  It’s simple really.  When you copy and paste documents that contain curley quotes to a website the website usually can’t read them/recognize them.  So instead of displaying quotation marks you end up with random gibberish where the quotation marks would have displayed.

If you are like me you want to disable them as soon as possible.  I added instruction simple instructions below.  If anyone has any trouble please contact me via the comment box below.

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How To Do A TraceRoute

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A traceroute tracks how many transfers or hops your computers has to go through on a network before you reach are able to contact another computer/server. To use a traceroute you will need the other computers IP address (00.000.000.000) or website address (www.website.com). Directions for Windows Go to the start menu Go to Run When … Read more

VPN Client Downloads

Looking for a free VPN client? I have a few that you can download for free below. Mac OS http://www.chungwasoft.com/shimo/ http://www.unix-ag.uni-kl.de/~massar/vpnc/ If you are using a Mac, you can also use the build in VPN client and will not have to download anything. 1. Open System Preferences > Network 2. Click the lock button to … Read more

Helping Google Help You

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I was reading an old SEO book today and came across an interesting topic which was how to help Google find your back links. I am sure that we all have a number of back links that are not found or discounted by Google. You may have a great link from a PR7 site that you are still not getting credit for and are not sure why.

Well, I might be getting ahead of myself with this article. Before we get into the strategy behind this lets go over a few methods that are commonly used to check back links. For those who don’t know what back links are please visit “Common SEO Questions.”

The best place to check your back links is through Google Webmaster Tools. These are the back links that Google is telling you they have found. There is another function that you can use in the Google search box but you will not see a full list of credited back links. This is a great way, however, to find a few good links that your competitors have.

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Most Reliable Hosting Sites

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This post is for anyone who is a webmaster and in search of a new host company. Below I have made a list of some reliable hosting companies all based on my own personal preference. Many of these companies you can research online for pricing. Depending on what you want their pricing could vary dramatically. If you are concerned with outage these are all good choices.

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Top 5 Exercises To Lose Weight

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If you are like me, you have little time to workout but when you do you want to burn the most calories possible. One great way to accomplish this is to implement interval cardio workouts into your schedule. Interval cardio consists of moving from one exercise to another within a specific period. Therefore, you may start with jogging for 15 minutes then switch to jump roping for another 15 minutes and finish by swimming for 10 minutes.

I have found that there are two types of people when it comes to working out. There are those who like the slow method low intensity workouts and those that like the faster more intense workouts. There are benefits to both and you will have to choose which fits you best.

For all you calorie counters, keep in mind that there 3,500 calories in one pound of body fat. Ideally a good workout should help you to lose one to two pounds of fat every week.

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Beware of Defective DePuy Hip Implants

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We have all seen the many products that are produced by the brand Johnson & Johnson. Some of these brands are household items that we use and trust every day. For a number of trusting patients of Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Hip replacement they may decide to put their trust elsewhere.

On March 10, 2010 the New York Times reported that DePuy warned doctors about their failing hip implant cup. Some of these devices failed within a few years where similar implants lasted 15 years or longer.

For those who have been affected by the defective hip implant they may have to undergo corrective surgery to correct the problem. The surgery to help victims is costly and painful. Patients may also need physical therapy and could miss an extended period of work.

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Geekiest Cities in America

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If you were to guess the most geekiest city in the US it’s likely that San Jose, California — home of Silicon Valley — would be at the top of your list. The second city to be included on the list was somewhat of a surprise to me, given the stereotypically counter-culture of Boulder, Colorado. … Read more