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Diet and Attention- What's the Connection?

Fad diets- you can't spend more than 10 minutes browsing the web without seeing something about a fad diet these days. We've all heard of them - Paleo, GAPS, Gluten-Free, grapefruit and eggs, gluten-free-casein-free, etc. We've all heard of the benefits of these diets for adults- weight loss being the primary goal here.   But what happens when you put your child on one of these diets?   For children and adults who suffer from celiac disease, eliminating gluten from your diet is of paramount importance to prevent immune damage to the body. However, research suggests that eliminating gluten from your diet if you do NOT have celiac disease might not be a great idea, primarily because it can actually cause gluten sensitivity and a reduced ability for your body to process the gluten molecule, which is a protein, appropriately. This can last many years, and can even cause hospitalization if you were to suddenly flood your body with gluten. This is the hallmark... read more

"The Three Biggest Mistakes in Hiring a Math Tutor plus How to Handle Them"

"...Very often the obstacle to understanding mathematics is not necessarily due to a persons studying abilities, it is due to the individuals actual emotional and psychological say. A student could have details going on at house, workplace or inside a relationship, that may cause an extensive obstruction to studying. He or she can be with their tutor throughout a tutoring session, and rather than focusing about precisely what the tutor is trying to explain, the student is interested inside thoughts for his/her issues. This can cause attention deficit, inability to focus, and deficit of aspire to understand or hear the tutor. If taking on a student for long term tutoring, a good tutor or tutoring firm need a as potential to take these aspects into consideration and build their tutoring sessions with these details in your mind..."   Check out more information on the Three Biggest Mistakes in Hiring a Math Tutor --   I'll admit, I used... read more

The Value of an Outline in Public Speaking

Glazed eyes. Yawns. Fidgeting. All of these are signs that a speaker has lost his or her audience. Nothing is guaranteed to produce more nervousness than an audience that can’t wait for you to pronounce your last sentence. How will an outline help you? An outline adds structure. It is the skeleton that supports the body of your speech. You know where you are going and it is easier to take your audience along with you. How does one prepare an outline? Begin by establishing your theme. What do you want your audience to carry away with them? What idea do you want them to remember, what conclusion do you want them to reach? Stated in one sentence, this is the destination you want to arrive at with your audience. Now choose your main points. These can be as few as two, for a short discussion, or as many as five. But no more than five. Remember our first paragraph? What does your audience already know? Don’t bore them with old news, excite them with something fresh. Above... read more

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