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How Do I Choose The Best Dog for My Family?

How Do I Choose The Best Dog for My Family?

In selecting a dog the prospective purchaser should bear in mind the purpose for which he intends to use the dog, the surroundings in which the dog will live and the temperament of the individual purchaser. What are the types of dogs? Dogs are man’s best friend, and all types give loyalty and devotion to the master, whether he be kind or cruel. Quite apart from sentimental bonds, most dogs were bred for a specific purpose and can be trained to perform their normal duty. The main categories into which dogs fall, from present-day standards, are hunting, working, sporting and…
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Symptoms of Common Dog Diseases

Symptoms of Common Dog Diseases

This guide will help you to spot the symptoms of some fairly common dog diseases, and to care for your dogs. Allergic Eczema One of the most common problems seen by vets, this is certainly the most prevalent skin ailment. The allergic reaction may be caused by fleas, mites or by vegetation. Allergies to plants cause the worst type of eczema as they flare up every time the pet roams in the garden or may recur at certain times of the year corresponding to the particular plant's growth. The types of vegetation most likely to cause allergies are wandering jew,…
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How to Care for Your Dog and Cat

How to Care for Your Dog and Cat

When a kitten or puppy is taken away from his family, he will be lonely for his brothers and sisters, and for his mother. He will need to be cuddled and treated gently, to be protected from noise and confusion by his new family, as he gradually becomes acquainted with them. When he first arrives, try to feed him some warm milk. After that feed him frequently and lightly. The first ten days are the most difficult for both pet and owner. Since most animals are creatures of habit, your pet should be kept on a fairly rigid schedule suitable…
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How to Be Pretty and Skinny

How to Be Pretty and Skinny

High-protein diets, low carbohydrate diets, liquid diets, dreary fast days. Forget them, there's a much simpler way to be pretty and skinny. All you have to do is use your head, it's the only thing that you need. You probably have had the discouraging experience of going on a diet for two or three weeks and losing a couple of pounds and then going off it and gaining all the weight back again. The reason for this is perfectly simple. You have not changed the underlying behavior patterns that made you put on weight in the first place. Overweight comes…
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Cardiac Diet Foods

Cardiac Diet Foods

A cardiac diet, also known as a heart-healthy diet, concentrates on eating heart-friendly foods and reducing foods rich in energy, saturated fats, cholesterol, salt, and refined sugar. Foods to eat on a cardiac diet Eliminating fatty foods from the diet makes room for healthy carbohydrates such as bread, cereals, pasta, rice, legumes, fruit, and vegetables. Many of these are high in fiber which can help lower cholesterol. Cereals and wholegrain foods: Whole-grain, millet, barley, whole wheat bread, quinoa, brown rice, oat. Vegetables and fruits: Broccoli, curly kale, blueberry, orange, avocados, apple, carrot, banana. Fish with the most lifesaving omega-3 fatty…
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Fruit and Vegetable Diet

Fruit and Vegetable Diet

The amazingly simple 7-Day Fruit and Vegetable Diet is safe, nutritious, allows you to eat plenty of food, yet you can lose up to 6 pounds in just one week. There are no calories to count and no side effects. 7 day fruit and vegetable diet plan You can set an easy-to-meet one-week goal for your initial weight loss. And you should be so pleased with the results that you’ll find it easy to stick to the tasty diet until you reach your desired weight. You can even go off the diet and then back on whenever you want to…
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500 Calorie Diet Plan

500 Calorie Diet Plan

If you’re one of the many dieters who give up halfway because your diet is too hard to maintain, then our 500 Calorie Diet is for you. It’s simple, very effective, and will fit easily into your lifestyle. What is a low-calorie diet? You've decided to go on a low-calorie diet, and from now on you're going to measure the calorie value of the food you eat. Have you ever wondered what constitutes a calorie, and how it affects your weight? Simply, a calorie is a measurement of heat or energy which the body can obtain from a given amount…
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How to Not Be Hungry While Dieting

How to Not Be Hungry While Dieting

A diet without being hungry? That's what they all promise. But this one aims to silence the rumbling stomach with a natural way. The strategy of the fluid diet is simple: when hunger strikes, think "fluids first". Consider the facts: Over 60 percent of your body is water. Fluid intake is one of the most vital parts of your everyday nutrition. Even on a cool day, with no extra rushing about to make you hot and sweaty (which means extra water loss) you use up more than 2.5 liters of fluid. Just under half of this normally comes from the water…
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50 Tips on How to Be Pretty Naturally

50 Tips on How to Be Pretty Naturally

Beauty isn't how you look, it's how you feel. So try these tips for being pretty naturally. Eat plenty of beautifully luscious, health-giving fruits - they make you feel fresh and keep your body in shape. Step up your iron intake. It's been estimated that 75 percent of all women in the childbearing age group are iron-deficient to some degree. Symptoms? Listlessness, irritability, pale skin, and that "shattered" feeling at 6 pm. Drink a large glass of stout sometimes at lunchtime - beautiful to look at, beautiful to taste. Invest in an iron saucepan and cook your breakfast scrambled eggs…
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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Many people don't realize fatigue is a symptom, not a disease, and proper treatment depends on establishing its real cause. We all feel it. For some, it's the chronic complaint that has been nagging them for years. For others, it's the temporary yet annoying phenomenon that keeps them from feeling in top condition. What triggers chronic fatigue syndrome? Fatigue can be physiological - caused by overwork, lack of sleep, faulty diet, inadequate exercise, or even noise. There is also the pathological sort of fatigue where tiredness may be an early warning for such problems as hepatitis, anemia, or other medical…
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How to Properly Apply Cologne for Maximum Effect

How to Properly Apply Cologne for Maximum Effect

Have you ever wondered why a certain well-groomed woman always smells absolutely smashing, and you who put on scent religiously each morning, feel it has left your skin before you've left the house? The answer probably is that you haven't learned to use it to its best advantage. Today the art of using perfume is undergoing a change. It is no longer a matter of keeping one prized bottle for special occasions but of enjoying different types of fragrances for many different occasions. You could say perfume has become emancipated. Does this confuse you? No need to let it, because…
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Tension and Anxiety Relief Without Drugs

Tension and Anxiety Relief Without Drugs

Believing that many doctors have encouraged people to turn so quickly to sedatives or tranquilizers. Dr. Meares presents a natural method for the relief of nervous tension and anxieties. In his book, Tension and Anxiety Relief Without Drugs, he describes step-by-step natural techniques that can be practiced by anyone, at any time. This self-management involves the complete relaxation of both body and mind. The causes and the signs of anxiety, and many interesting facts about the nature of pain, are also set out in the book. Feelings of tension and anxiety Feelings of tension and anxiety seem all too common…
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