4 Ways Busy CMOs Can Stay Fit with a Grueling Schedule...

Nov 14, 2017 by

The job responsibilities of a Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) are increasing and expanding as technology advances, creating a position that requires stressful, nonstop work. This type of demanding schedule can be extremely unforgiving when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle. Long hours in the office, extended travel and constantly glued to a computer or mobile device often make fitness take a backseat to all things business related. As busy as CMOs are, it’s not impossible to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Below are four easy ways to remain fit while dealing with a busy schedule. Prioritize Healthy Eating It’s easy to make excuses for not going to the gym every day, but there is really no excuse for not eating healthy with so many convenient healthy eating options available today. Companies like HealthyYOU Vending...

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Foods That Are Proven To Make You Happy...

Nov 8, 2017 by

Have you ever heard the expression Happy As A Clam? Have you ever wondered why clams were happy? It has to do with the vitamins and minerals found in them! Here are some foods that contain those certain nutrients that are known for altering our brain chemistry and releases what are known as happy chemicals. There are four chemicals or officially known as neurotransmitters that work together to create the sensation that we know as happiness. They are called Dopamine, Oxytocin, Serotonin, and Endorphins. Each has a unique function in our overall feeling of happiness. Clams There’s a reason why clambakes are such festive occasions! Clams contain a lot of Vitamin B12. Why is that important? Vitamin B12 is one of many substances that is used in the formation of dopamine and serotonin. For those who don’t like...

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Tourist Trap: Magic Time Machine in San Antonio, Texas...

Nov 2, 2017 by

One of the things that I pride myself on is trying restaurants all over the country. I am usually very good at researching restaurants and finding the hidden gems or the highest rated 5-star restaurants. But occasionally, there’s a cosmic gaff and I end up falling for the dreaded tourist trap. What is a tourist trap? According to Wikipedia, a tourist trap is a form of entertainment whose sole purpose it to garner the attention of out of towners or tourists. And that’s exactly what Magic Time Machine is in San Antonio, Texas. As someone from New York City, I am no stranger when it comes to being entertained while eating. Ellen’s Stardust Diner is the epitome of a tourist trap in NYC. And I walked right into San Antonio’s equivalent. Magic Time Machine’s...

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Hottest Restaurants in Los Angeles (October Update)...

Oct 10, 2017 by

One of my favorite things to do when I travel is to go to the hottest and trending restaurants in the area. I am always up for a culinary adventure. Another thing that I love to do is find the hidden gems and eat where the locals eat. I’ve been to some sketchy looking places to only have eaten some of the best food I’ve ever tasted in my life. For the first time in my life, I am traveling to Los Angeles. The first thing I did was naturally look to see some of the best places to go eat and according to Eater Los Angeles, here are some of the places to go and try: Uovo – Located in Santa Monica, this restaurant makes their pasta fresh in Bologna, Italy and then ships...

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Ingredients For The Perfect Ladies Luncheon...

Sep 28, 2017 by

How many times a year do we ladies wish for a day out with the girls? From the time we reach adulthood, life is inundated with responsibility. Some of us become wives. Some brave the open waters of motherhood. Others pursue the life long dream of fulfilling a need in the world by navigating our chosen career paths and there are those of us that find the strength and time to accomplish all of the above, at the same time. The dreams of tea parties and fancy outings we had as little girls are seldom a thought any more, much less a tangible choice. Below is a blueprint for making that dream, at least in some part, a reality in the form of a luncheon. Afterall, a lady can lose herself living in a...

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Why Are Your Teeth Yellow?

Sep 26, 2017 by

When referring to yellow teeth we do not talk about an urgent dental condition but having yellow teeth will easily have negative effects on you. The good news is that in many cases improving tooth color is not that complicated. However, it is really important to understand what causes yellow teeth in order to whiten them. Here is why teeth are yellow, highlighting the most common causes. Genetics This is the reason nobody wants to hear about but tooth color is running in the family. When a parent has yellow teeth, children can end up with a similar hue. Teeth that are normally white can easily be reddish gray, gray, reddish yellow and reddish brown. Dentin If tooth enamel is thin, underneath dentin will start to show. Dentin has a deep yellow towards brownish...

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How To Eat Healthy When Living In Dorms With No Kitchen...

Sep 25, 2017 by

The life of a college student is hit with numerous roadblocks whenever thinking about healthy eating. Unfortunately, it is difficult to deal with everything that happens and the really long schedules. One of the common roadblocks is experienced by those college students that live in dorms since most of them do not have a kitchen that can be used and the money necessary for eating out is a lot. Students that live in dorms that have no kitchen normally do one of the following things: Buy meal plans Eat out for every single meal Only eat fast food or similar Every single one of these options is bad as creating a great nutrition plan in such circumstances is close to impossible. You cannot think about advanced nutrition factors like moon phase role in weight...

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Ingredient Suppliers Are Following Food Market Trends...

Sep 22, 2017 by

People change their thoughts about food constantly, and ingredient suppliers need to be aware of these cultural ebbs and flows. Consumers have changed their opinions on dietary elements like salt, sugar, fat, eggs, and more over the years. Ingredient suppliers have to be on top of these market trends to keep consumers happy with what’s on their plate. Checking The Market Trends Ingredient suppliers have to be aware of all the food market trends in order to appease customers’ choices. For example, the experienced ingredient supplier CCC Ingredients researches the food market and globally sources innovative ingredients to match consumer needs. They have adapted their portfolio to accommodate food trends dealing with dietary restrictions, sugar alternatives and GMOs. Dietary Restrictions Ingredient suppliers must comply with the flux of dietary restrictions that Canadians have. Whether...

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A Giant Leap Up From Just Cooking...

Sep 22, 2017 by

When you want to make your meals, you learn how to cook. But, when you want to take that next giant step forward, that’s when you have some exciting decisions that you can make about your culinary pursuits. If you’re done with just cooking, you can potentially do things like buy a restaurant, learn how to be a chef, learn the essence of food science on a more detailed level, or take formal classes where you can take your skills to the next level. Most people can just cook. A far smaller percentage of individuals are willing to put time, money, and energy to go to that next level. Buying a Restaurant If you want to make some money, or want to mix the idea of food with the idea of business, then you’re...

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Foods That Will Increase Your Appetite...

Sep 19, 2017 by

There are different reasons why you do not want to eat, ranging from stress to illness. The big problem in most situations is that you end up losing weight without you wanting this. The problem is that there are no foods that are actually going to make you want to eat a lot more. When struggling, what should be done is to change your entire diet, no matter what dining etiquette rules you want to respect. This is why you want to consider the following as your goal is to increase appetite. Nutrient-Rich Foods If appetite is small, you want to eat the foods that you enjoy and that pack in various different calories. Sweet treats and fast food will be what is often considered but a much better idea is to consume high-calorie...

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Wine-Can Chicken: The Perfect Summer Meal...

Sep 9, 2017 by

If you’re hosting a backyard party on a beautiful day in August, you want to be drinking with your friends, playing bocce ball and having a good time, not fussing over a meal that requires an elaborate preparation. Hiring reliable event staffing services in Toronto is one way to free yourself up and hang with your friends (whether it’s a lone bartender or a full on catering staff); another way is to prep a meal that is reasonably straightforward to cook and serve. Beer-can chicken is the perfect example of this meal: you simply massage the chicken with oil, rub it down with spices, plop it on a half-empty beer can and throw it on the barbecue. An alternate version of this that we’ll explore today is a slightly more sophisticated cousin: wine-can chicken....

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Four Dinner Ideas For A Romantic Night In...

Sep 1, 2017 by

You don’t have to go all the way to a restaurant in order to have a romantic dinner for two— you can bring the romance into your own dining-room and surprise your partner with a meal that will make their heart melt. Here are some simple steps to preparing the perfect dinner for a romantic night in. Setting The Mood Set up your dining-room so that your partner feels like they’ve been transported to a restaurant without stepping a foot outside your home. Clean up any clutter left on the table, the chairsor the floor, and put out your best table settings. Add finishing touches to the table, like a lush bouquet of flowers in a vase or rows of lit candles to make the atmosphere feel more intimate. Break Out The Bubbly There...

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The Ice Cream That’ll Have You Running Back For More...

Jul 28, 2017 by

In celebration of National Ice Cream Month, why not enjoy mouthfuls of creamy goodness wrapped in sweet rice dough? Typically referred to as Mochi, these ice cream balls make for the perfect summer snack coming in at only 110 calories per serving. Each ball encases exactly a scoop, perfectly crafted to serve to a group of friends out on the patio. Mochi is also a fun way to celebrate this long standing American tradition especially for ice cream lovers that want to try out something new. A recent article on GeekDad.com discussed how even the world’s pickiest people return to the freezer for another generous helping of this chilled treat. A unique brand that’s been scooping a place out for themselves in grocery store aisles throughout the country is MyMo Mochi thanks to their...

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Hosting The Ideal Cocktail Party For Your Donors...

Jul 10, 2017 by

Giving your top tier prospects a night to remember is part of what donor stewardship is all about when you work in the not-for-profit sector. Whether you’re hosting an annual spring gala to thank your supporters for contributing to your charity, or planning something smaller, more intimate, and exclusive, patrons need to be recognized – that’s how they’ll keep coming back. You can throw a fun cocktail party for example to cultivate and revive your donor list while endearing new prospects to your mission. It isn’t an explicit ask, however it fosters your relationship, connecting potential sponsors, or returning sponsors to the cause you’re raising money for. It is one of the most powerful marketing tools in the not-for-profit world. When your work is philanthropic, your donors are the life-blood of your organization especially...

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Japanese Curry vs. Indian Curry: Which Is Better?...

Jul 7, 2017 by

For the uninitiated, Japanese curry and Indian curry may sound or even look just the same. But for curry lovers and connoisseurs, there is definitely more than meets the eye between these spicy dishes. Definitely, the two cuisines share some similarities, but Indian curry has been around for far longer. The word “curry” itself is derived from the word “kari” of the Tamil people of India and Sri Lanka, which means “sauce” or generally denotes vegetables and meat cooked with spices. The spread of curry around the world The rise of the Mughal Empire by the 16th century, as well as the establishment of a Portuguese trading port in Goa, gave rise to different varieties of curry. The latter, in particular, led to the introduction of chili peppers to India from the Americas. In...

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Côtes du Rhône—The Story Behind The Wine...

Jun 24, 2017 by

It’s summertime and that means everyone is hosting dinner and deck parties, where the food is served in heaping portions and the wine is definitely flowing. Of course, when you show up to the party, the wine you bring along says a lot about you — your personality and tastes, as well as how good a gifter you are (since the wine you bring goes to the host!). Selecting the best wine based on your host’s tastes and the foods being served doesn’t have to be challenge — if you know where to look for the best vino. 2015 was an incredible year for French wine and that is most true for Côtes du Rhône, whose 2015 vintage is topping taster lists around the world. Wine today is all about crowd pleasing, and if...

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Insanely Easy Ways to Decorate a Cake...

Jun 16, 2017 by

Cakes are one of the joys in life. Nothing beats a plate of cakes or a tower of gorgeous desserts in Boston. A trip to a cupcake house or a coffee shop that sells delicious homemade desserts and cakes is the epitome of a fun day out. It’s not great for your waistline, but with so many tasty goodies on offer, who cares? Royalty Free Photo The best cakes, however, are those that you bake yourself. You don’t need to be a master baker to create a wonderful cake. With a bit of practice and an eye for detail, anyone can produce a cake worthy of any magazine shoot. The flavor of a cake is supremely important, but looks matter and a well-decorated cake makes a wonderful first impression. Here are some fun and...

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Tips For Eating Healthy With a Tight Schedule...

Jun 13, 2017 by

Making healthy eating choices when you have a busy schedule is something that you should try to do regardless of the challenges in your agenda.  When you feel good about yourself it carries onto every other aspect of your life, so making the right choices nutritionally is something you should strive to do. Many people make the mistake of reaching for unhealthy choices when they are in a rush rather than reaching for something that gives them proper nutrition and won’t be stored as fat or unwanted calories.  However, being busy doesn’t have to mean being unhealthy. All it takes is being aware of the ingredients that you are putting into your body.  Here are the best tips for being busy and healthy. Always Keep Healthy Options At Home When all you have on...

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How To Increase Your Appetite Again After Being Sick...

Jun 2, 2017 by

When you become ill it can be challenging to have an appetite.  Even just getting the slightest thing down seems to take tons of energy.  Some people lose a significant amount of weight when they are ill since they aren’t eating as much as usual. When the illness finally subsides it can be hard to return to a normal appetite since our stomachs may be churning and quite sensitive after the upset cause on your stomach during your illness.  You will need food to get back to your former self, however, and provide your body with the fuel that it needs.  Here are some tips for making sure that you get your appetite back to where it needs to be. Avoid Unpleasant Smells Your stomach is going to be quite sensitive and your gag...

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The Many Faces Of Detox

Apr 13, 2017 by

For some people, the word detox evokes images of someone living on smoothies and fruit juice for a week and maybe spending a lot of time in the bathroom. For others, there’s still that image of a bathroom, or maybe someone rolling around in bed as they come off the drugs they’ve been addicted to. No matter the image you see, detoxing your body (or even your skin) is kind of similar no matter what you’re trying to banish. What Is Detox, In General? As a noun, the dictionary defines detox as “a process or period of time in which one abstains from or rids the body of toxic or unhealthy substances; detoxification.” As a verb, it is defined as “abstain from or rid the body of toxic or unhealthy substances.” So, as you...

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5 Best Foods for Immune System Strength...

Apr 12, 2017 by

Food holds a lot of power when it comes to our health and happiness. It can make us sick or protect us from the worst illnesses. If you’re looking for some morsels that will boost your immune system and protect your body from attack, here are some foods you should try. Ginger and Fennel Tea Both ginger and fennel are excellent for not only preventing illness, but also helping you recover quickly. They can decrease inflammation, reduce a sore throat, lessen nausea, and ease chronic pain. The best way to serve these two ingredients when you’re feeling ill is through a ginger and fennel infused tea, like Immune Tea from Dr. Smood. It will leave you feeling energized and refreshed. Spinach and Kale Smoothies Green smoothies are part of a popular health fad that...

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8 Health Benefits of Watermelon You Did Not Know...

Apr 11, 2017 by

We all know the watermelon. It is an incredibly delicious and mouthwatering fruit. Almost everyone around the world likes to eat the fruit. Like many people you may also just eat the fruit and throw away the seeds, you do not know the benefits that these seeds offer for your health, skin, and hair. Like many other fruit seeds, the seeds of watermelon have an abundance of proteins, minerals and fatty acids. These seeds are also rich in potassium, manganese, zinc, Vitamin B Folate, copper, phosphorus, and zinc. Another fact which you may not know is that these seeds provide a lot of energy; you will get 600 calories from a 100 gram of watermelon seeds. Watermelon is quite famous in Asian cuisines. People of the sub-continent love this fruit. They also use the...

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How Tea Can Change Your Life

Mar 20, 2017 by

When was the last time you sat down for a cup of tea? How did it make you feel? Tea can be good for your system, for your sinuses, and it can help you relax too. There are many different types of tea for you to choose from. Black tea, white tea, green tea, and herbal tea are just the basis of the options. You can opt for different flavors, you can find tea that has caffeine in it or is naturally caffeine free, and you can opt for loose leaf tea or tea in bags. Detox You can drink teas that have detoxing properties of all different kinds. There are teas with skin detoxing ingredients, which can help you fight blemishes and even acne. You can drink a tea that detoxifies your colon...

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Top 7 Winter Cocktails to help you get over Christmas...

Mar 7, 2017 by

Just because it’s past Christmas, it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a good night out, or a great cocktail to start the evening off on the right note. Just so long as there’s no Sherry, Baileys, mulled wine, cranberries or any other festive flavours involved, right? Dakota Murphey, independent content writer working alongside Best Venues London, has put together a selection of 7 refreshing and indulgent winter cocktails that are perfect for the post-Christmas freeze. Skinny Bitch Are you detoxing this January? Watching your weight? The good news is that there’s a low calorie cocktail that will allow you to have fun without throwing you off course. Soaring in popularity over recent years, at around 90 calories per drink the Skinny Bitch is the go-to cocktail for any post-Christmas dieter. Ingredients: 40ml Vodka 85ml...

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How To Enjoy Your Favorite Pasta Dishes With Less Guilt...

Mar 3, 2017 by

Pasta is one of those meals where you like to pretend it’s good for you, since it does have tomatoes in it (and they have vitamin C in them, don’t they?), but you know it really isn’t all that good for you. Pasta can be pretty fattening and packs in a lot of carbs. Although, if you’re only indulging in pasta once a week or less then you’re at least doing something right. If you want to feel a little better about your pasta consumption you can make some of the following changes to your cooking routine. Pasta can be an entire meal in one plate and can be a great comfort food, so don’t nix it from your diet just yet. Look Into Organic Sauces When you’re shopping for pasta sauces you should...

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