A Bit More Healthy Archive October 2012

IFTTT You Must

IFTTT You Must

Remind me to be awesome.

By Kevin RR Williams

SOCIAL MEDIA Recently, Amy attracted an awesome friend named IFTTT. This powerful acquaintance allows users to link up various social media services, stock changes and RSS feeds with communication methods like email, SMS, tweeting or phone calling. Where will this budding romance lead?

Guacamole With A Twist

Guacamole With A Twist

No chips required.

By Kevin RR Williams

RECIPE We can put this "buttery" treat on burgers, salads, sandwiches, nachos or frijoles. But the most common way to consume it is with chips. Here's a way to cut back on the carbohydrates, eliminate most of the chips but still enjoy all the flavor of the beloved guacamole.

Enjoy Avocados Before They Ripen

Enjoy Avocados Before They Ripen

It's time for avocados, even if they aren't ready for guacamole.

By Kevin RR Williams

RECIPE Two days later they're stiff. Day three? Still firm. You can wait longer for them to ripen but what about today? There's a way to enjoy the avocado's fruit without the suspense.

There’s More to Disqus

There’s More to Disqus

Our blog commenting section has gotten longer.

By Kevin RR Williams

TECHNOLOGY Discover why our Disqus commenting section has lengthened. Among many new features, learn how the Discovery Box located below the comment section benefits you and steps to set it up on your own blog.

Welcome To A Migraine Symphony

Welcome To A Migraine Symphony

Intensified senses deliver heightened performance.

HEALTH I awaken unrested with the sensation of a heavy head. Pressure is increasing somewhere beyond the depths of a squinting eye while the open one attempts to distinguish digits on the clock. This is my aura — a foreboding that an orchestra of the most unpleasant variety is assembling.

Let’s Pop Real Healthy Popcorn

Let’s Pop Real Healthy Popcorn

Don't get sucked into the microwave.

By Kevin RR Williams

RECIPE I enjoy popcorn as a snack, even as an occasional meal replacement. Many view it as a healthy alternative to other snack foods. However, there's good popcorn and bad popcorn. Which one are you eating?

In Other Words, It’s Processed

In Other Words, It’s Processed

What's wrong with processed food?

By Kevin RR Williams

NUTRITION Processed foods are those that have been altered from their natural state. It's quite difficult to eliminate all processed food, especially with the deception of the food industry.

Big Deal, It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Big Deal, It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month

NBCAM is enormous, regardless of breast size.

HEALTH Viewer Discretion: Women are already quite aware of their own breasts. To the feminine gender, breasts are a normal part of human anatomy, awakening to them every morning and fighting with them each night for a comfortable position, selecting underwear and outerwear to accentuate or minimize.