A Bit More Healthy Archive January 2013

Having Vegetarians for Dinner

Having Vegetarians for Dinner

We bite but don't be afraid.

By Kevin RR Williams

NUTRITION Do you avoid having vegetarians over because you, "don't know how to cook vegetarian food?" A few adjustments can minimize preparation and alleviate the hysteria.

Child Ready For A Cell Phone?

Child Ready For A Cell Phone?

Children are rapidly consuming smartphones.

By Kevin RR Williams

TECHNOLOGY It may be a sign of good UI design when toddlers are able to navigate a smartphone. But does this mean they are ready to have one of their own?

End Carbohydrate Cravings

End Carbohydrate Cravings

Replace your snack foods.

By Kevin RR Williams

NUTRITION Fruits, vegetables, beans, lentils, nuts and seeds are all complex carbohydrates. Empty carbohydrates like potatoes, bread, potato chips, cookies, candy, cake and sugary beverages are the enemy. By cutting up some veggies you trim your sugar, sodium and empty carbohydrate consumption.

Hang Pictures Like a Professional

Hang Pictures Like a Professional

Easily transform your room into an art gallery.

By Kevin RR Williams

DECOR People may not always know how to hang pictures themselves, but it is readily obvious when they are hung wrong. You can learn how to hang pictures like a pro using two different 4-step methods.

Good Health in Your Inbox

Good Health in Your Inbox

Don't miss your newsletter.

By Kevin RR Williams

SOCIAL MEDIA What can you expect from A Bit More Healthy newsletter? We concisely cull the most recent articles from our various media outlets. As a bonus, it includes an original article or brief introduction for a featured topic.

Covering Rare Diseases

Covering Rare Diseases

Sometimes it good to wear your heart on your sleeve.

By Kevin RR Williams

HEALTH If having a rare disease is frustrating for adults, you can imagine the suffering little children endure. We offer e-Patient apparel for little tykes to put ridiculers in their place. "Be patient. When I grow up I'll be able to spell my illness" is just one. There are also many resources to help patients.

Easy to Swallow Thyroid Nutrition

Easy to Swallow Thyroid Nutrition

Can nutrition affect your thyroid?

By Sunithi Selvaraj, RD

NUTRITION Health problems from overactive (hyperthyroidism) or underactive (hypothyroidism) can be quite severe. Enjoy these foods and nutritional supplements to maintain a healthy thyroid gland.

Why Nobody Joins Your Mail List

Why Nobody Joins Your Mail List

Who wants to read your email?

By Kevin RR Williams

SOCIAL MEDIA Here are four reasons why people don't subscribe to your mailing list. Unless you change your ways, you'll end up friendless. Warning: childish name-calling ahead.

Scientists Get Free Clinical Research Promotion

Scientists Get Free Clinical Research Promotion

Submit clinical abstracts now.

By Kevin RR Williams

RESEARCH Scientists receive exposure in a blog positioned at the top spot for Google searches, a link to a website with full text, and social media promotion.

Fix Your Hair at the Table

Fix Your Hair at the Table

Don't miss my guest post at Sue's Nutrition Buzz.

By Kevin RR Williams

NUTRITION Sunithi is a registered dietitian and prolific blogger. With great pleasure, one of my articles has been posted on suesnutritionbuzz.com, entitled, "Feed Your Hair Through Your Mouth." Take a trip over to Sue's. Leave a message and pick up a healthy recipe or two.

Get Souped Up For Cervical Cancer

Get Souped Up For Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer awareness month.

By Kevin RR Williams

RECIPE If they're tasty and don't conflict with other dietary restrictions, women may wish to include wholesome soups in their regular meal planning.

Have Something Nice To Say

Have Something Nice To Say

Call me maybe.

By Kevin RR Williams

TECHNOLOGY Think how awesome it would be to say your online order and have Amy fill your shopping cart before delivering your posters. Now you can talk to your computer to leave a voice message on any product page.

Why Don’t You Think It’s Funny?

Why Don’t You Think It’s Funny?

Spoiler Alert: Humor and punchlines will be explained.

By Kevin RR Williams

HEALTH Are you the life of the party or an outsider looking in? Humor is subjective, largely because everyone's brain is wired differently. Word associations are reinforced by a repetition of each individual's unique life experiences.