Keto Diet

5 Things to Know Before Starting the Keto Diet

The ketogenic diet is one of the most popular diets, and for good reason: most people who follow this diet end up seeing significant weight loss and other health benefits. And while the thought of eating high-fat foods like cheese and bacon sounds like the perfect diet, there’s still a lot you need to understand about the keto diet before you jump in. If you’re interested in making this lifestyle change, here are five things you should know before starting the keto diet.

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How to Deal with Personal Injuries

No matter how careful we try to be with our own personal safety, at some time in our lives we will all have to deal with a serious personal injury.  These injuries can happen in a car accident or slipping on an icy sidewalk, or even in the ostensible safety of our own homes.  As a matter of fact, according to statistics from the National Safety Council, a majority of accidents resulting in serious personal injuries actually do occur to persons at home.

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Stages of Alcohol Withdrawal and Tips for Dealing With Them

Stages of Alcohol Withdrawal and Tips for Dealing With Them

When alcohol begins to impact your brain, you may initially feel happy and relaxed. When you drink to excess, your brain produces the symptoms of drunkenness, like slurred speech, walking difficulties, and memory lapses. However, chronic drinking affects your tolerance, and so your body begins to crave more alcohol in order to produce the same feelings. This means that when you quit drinking, the neurotransmitters in your brain are no longer suppressed by alcohol, which results in hyperexcitability. As a result, withdrawal symptoms affect you differently from alcohol consumption.

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