May 04, 2015

Are Eggs Healthy

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For years whole eggs with the yolk had a pretty villainous reputation for being cholesterol bombs and an omelet was dubbed a heart attack on a plate. Using ultrasound, scientists were able to measure build up in the patients' arteries. They were also asked to fill out questionnaires about their lifestyles, which included smoking habits and the number of egg yolks consumed per week. Researchers found that artery health worsened significantly in heavy smokers and those who reported eating three or more yolks a week. The trouble is, there's so much this research doesn't tell us.

First it's not exact data. It's an estimate based on asking people to recall what they've eaten. And there's a whole lot we don't know about the people who ate more eggs, like what else were they eating, and how did they prepare those eggs, info that may very well be responsible for the artery impact. Perhaps heavy egg eaters are less active. Bottom line: this may be a clue but it's no smoking gun. wholesale jerseys

When you look at the overall body of research on eggs, there's a lot of good news. A University of Connecticut study found that when egg and bagel breakfasts contained an identical number of calories, those who ate eggs reported feeling less hungry and more satisfied for up to three hours and naturally consumed fewer calories later in the day. Another study published in the International Journal of Obesity found that eating eggs for breakfast as part of a reduced calorie diet helped overweight dieters lose 65 percent more weight and feel more energized than those who ate a bagel breakfast with an equal number of calories and an identical volume. And a third bagel versus egg breakfast study found that after eight weeks, egg eaters lost almost twice as much weight, and had an 83 percent greater decrease in their waistlines, compared to the bagel group. cheap jerseys

As for heart health, these studies found no significant differences in subjects' blood cholesterol levels. That's not surprising because newer research has confirmed that saturated fat in the diet, not cholesterol, is what influences blood cholesterol levels the most. While whole eggs are high in cholesterol, they're low in saturated fat. One large egg contains just 1.5 grams, compared to three grams in a cup of two percent milk or seven grams in a tablespoon of butter. cheap nfl jerseys china

Plus, egg yolks contain some important nutrients that aren't found in the whites, including vitamin D (check out my previous post about this sunshine vitamin and weight loss) and choline. If you're not familiar with the latter, choline is a nutrient needed to produce each of your body's cell membranes, as well as help support brain health, muscle control, and memory. Choline also quells inflammation, a known trigger of premature aging and disease, and some research shows it helps break down fat deposits in the body. In this solid food "detox" the same four meals are consumed every day for five days, made from combinations of just five foods (eggs, spinach, almonds, raspberries, and yogurt), which I chose for their high nutrient levels, healthy balance of "good" carbs, lean protein, and healthful fat, and proven ability to support hunger free weight loss. After the detox ends I also included organic eggs in the book's long term plan, like the Cranberry Pesto Spread Dip and Berry Almond French Toast(note there's also a vegan version of the plan).

So if you're an egg fan, and especially if you've recently added whole eggs back into your diet, don't let this study derail you. Just be sure to go organic, and enjoy eggs "in rotation" with other lean proteins like lentils and seafood, along with fruits, veggies, whole grains, and "good" fats. an organic egg with a bowl of oats topped with berries, almonds, and cinnamon versus an egg alongside sausage and buttered white toast or a stack of syrupy pancakes) that matters most.

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Apple Updates MacBook

Apple Updates MacBook Pro Family with New Models

SAN FRANCISCO June 8, 2009 Apple today updated the aluminum unibody MacBook Pro line to include 13 inch, 15 inch and 17 inch models featuring Apple's innovative built in battery for up to 40 percent longer battery life. Each MacBook Pro includes an LED backlit display with greater color intensity, the innovative glass Multi Touch trackpad, an illuminated keyboard, an SD card or ExpressCard slot, a FireWire 800 port and state of the art NVIDIA graphics. Starting at just $1,199, the MacBook Pro line is more affordable than ever, with some models up to $300 less than the previous generation. The industry's greenest notebook lineup, every Mac notebook achieves EPEAT Gold status and meets Energy Star 5.0 requirements, setting a new standard for environmentally friendly notebook design. Nike NFL Jerseys Wholesale

"Across the line, all of our new MacBook Pro models now include Apple's innovative built in battery for up to seven hours of battery life, while staying just as thin and light as before," said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. "Starting at just $1,199, the aluminum unibody MacBook Pro is more affordable than ever and sets a new standard for environmentally friendly notebook design."

The new 13 inch and 15 inch MacBook Pro models include Apple's innovative built in notebook battery for up to seven hours of wireless productivity on a single charge without adding thickness, weight or cost. Using Adaptive Charging and advanced chemistry first introduced with the 17 inch MacBook Pro earlier this year, the built in battery delivers up to 1,000 recharges before it reaches 80 percent of its original capacity nearly three times the lifespan of conventional batteries. The longer battery lifespan equals fewer depleted batteries and less waste. Wholesale Jerseys

The new 13 inch MacBook Pro is a significant upgrade at a lower price than the original aluminum MacBook it replaces. With the same sleek and durable design popular with consumers, students and professionals, all 13 inch MacBook Pro models now include a seven hour built in battery, an SD card slot, a FireWire 800 port, an illuminated keyboard and an improved LED backlit display with 60 percent greater color gamut. Featuring the powerful NVIDIA GeForce 9400M integrated graphics processor, the 13 inch MacBook Pro is available in two models: one with a 2.26 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2GB of RAM and a 160GB hard drive priced at $1,199, and another with a 2.53 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4GB of RAM and a 250GB hard drive priced at $1,499.

The perfect balance of performance and portability, the 15 inch MacBook Pro now features a seven hour built in battery, an SD card slot, an improved LED backlit display with 60 percent greater color gamut and 4GB of RAM across the line at an entry price $300 less than before. The new 15 inch MacBook Pro is available in three models: a 2.53 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo system with a 250GB hard drive and NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics for a new entry price of $1,699; a 2.66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo system with a 320GB hard drive, and NVIDIA GeForce 9400M and 9600M GT graphics for $1,999; and a 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo system with a 500GB hard drive, and NVIDIA GeForce 9400M and 9600M GT graphics for $2,299.

The 17 inch MacBook Pro, which includes an eight hour built in battery, an ExpressCard slot, a brilliant LED backlit display, 4GB of RAM and NVIDIA GeForce 9400M and 9600M GT graphics, has been updated to include a faster 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor and a larger 500GB hard drive for $2,499, which is $300 less than before.

All MacBook Pro systems feature Apple's revolutionary aluminum unibody design and for the first time can be upgraded with up to 8GB of RAM, and up to a 500GB hard drive or up to a 256GB solid state drive. The 15 inch and 17 inch MacBook Pro models can also be upgraded to a 3.06 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor. All MacBook Pro systems include a next generation, industry standard Mini DisplayPort to connect with the 24 inch Apple LED Cinema Display. NFL Jerseys Supply

Apple today also updated the incredibly thin and light MacBook Air, making it more powerful and more affordable. Measuring just 0.16 to 0.76 inches thin and weighing just three pounds, the MacBook Air is available in two models starting with the new entry price of $1,499 for a 1.86 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo system with a 120GB hard drive and NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics, and a 2.13 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo system with a 128GB solid state drive and NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics for $1,799.

Every Mac notebook achieves EPEAT Gold status and meets Energy Star 5.0 requirements, setting a new standard for environmentally friendly notebook design. Each unibody enclosure is made of highly recyclable aluminum and comes standard with energy efficient LED backlit displays that are mercury free and made with arsenic free glass. All MacBook Pro and MacBook Air models contain no brominated flame retardants and use internal cables and components that are PVC free. The built in battery design results in less waste and depleted batteries can be replaced for $129 or $179, which includes installation and disposal of your old battery in an environmentally responsible manner.

Every MacBook Pro comes with Apple's innovative iLife '09 featuring iPhoto for managing photos, iMovie for making movies and GarageBand for creating and learning to play music. Every Mac also runs Leopard, the world's most advanced operating system, featuring Time Machine, an effortless way to automatically back up everything on a Mac; Spaces, an intuitive feature used to create groups of applications and instantly switch between them; Mail with easy setup and elegant, personalized stationery; and iChat, the most advanced video chat. Users must request their Up To Date upgrade within 90 days of purchase or by December 26, 2009, or whichever comes first. Wholesale Jerseys China

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In the summer, travelers flock to the area for hiking, camping, boating, golfing, and other outdoor activities. Staying in a vacation rental in Coeur d'Alene will make you feel like you're home away from home!

When staying in a Coeur d'Alene rental home, check out all the fun events happening in town. There is the monthly art walk, the weekly downtown farmers' market, the annual Car d'Alene Classic Car Show, and the annual Old West Collectibles Show. Rent a vacation cabin in September and attend the BalloonFest, with children's activities, entertainment, and plenty of balloon rides.

Lake Coeur d'Alene is one of fifty five lakes in the area and has over 135 miles of shoreline. There are plenty of lake front vacation houses and cabins located on or near the lake that providing a wealth of outdoor activities. Enjoy pirate themed cruises for the kids or sunset cruises for the romantics. Eat at a restaurant with gorgeous views of the lake or play a round of golf at the Lake Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course. From your vacation rental near the lake, you can hike, bike, boat, or just relax.

Even though you enjoy your vacation home in Coeur d'Alene, most of your time will be spent exploring the town and the lake. Sandpoint is a four season resort and artists' colony, situated on a beautiful Lake, north of Coeur d'Alene. Its relaxed atmosphere and its cultural and entertainment events are renowned. Head south from your vacation home and visit Wallace, known as the "Silver Capital of the World." After your visit to the silver mine and the silver museum, head back to the comfort of your Coeur d'Alene vacation home. NFL Jerseys 2015

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Ansell eyes oil and gas sector

Ansell eyes oil and gas sector

Ansell says the oil and gas sector is one of the fastest growing industries in the world and is expanding everywhere.

Chief executive Magnus Nicolin on Monday said Ansell now had 10 types of glove in its range catering specifically for the oil and gas sector, whereas 18 months ago it had none.

"We now have a full range to service that industry and are starting to dedicate sales resources uniquely for the oil and gas industry to make sure that we can capture that opportunity," Mr Nicolin said in a market briefing.

However, demand for specialised military gloves was weaker as customers such as the US and Australia spent less, following troop withdrawals.

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The Edge gloves did not offer the same capabilities as Ansell's HyFlex range but were cheaper.

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Sales lifted 8.7 per cent to $US708.3 million, largely on the back of recent acquisitions.

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Mr Nicolin described the result as pretty solid and said the company had good momentum.

He said the global economic environment was mixed: North America and the eurozone were slowly strengthening; there was weakness in emerging markets such as Russia, Turkey and Brazil; and Australia had "not looked too pretty".

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Sales and earnings from surgical and examination gloves lifted as the medical sector continued to move away from natural latex products towards synthetics.

But the condoms business generated lower sales and earnings as a result of lower tender and private label sales, distributor destocking in Europe and currency impacts.

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Android Mini PC Buying

Android Mini PC Buying Guide

What is an Android Mini PC?The Android Mini PC is a new category of tiny or small PC devices that run on the popular Android OS and has become a highly sought after device. The Android Mini PC or sometimes known as the PC on a stick or android TV stick makes a unique and ideal gift for someone who is interested in computers in general. Some versions of these small form Android PCs are also able to run on Linux OS so the Android Mini PC will also interest those who are into Linux as well as Android.

All Android TV stick devices come with an HDMI connector that allows it to connect to a TV or HDMI capable display. Hence, the Android Mini PC is sometimes referred to as an Android TV dongle or HDMI dongle as well.

The very first Android Mini PCs only started appearing around the middle of 2012 but within a very short period, there are more than a dozen different versions currently available on the market today. Some models are just purely repackaged or OEM versions that are identical except for the packaging and markings on the device while others are based on the same hardware but have extra hardware features and/or customized software.

If you are planning to get one, this buying guide will come in handy. This guide lists all the major versions of the Android Mini PC plus identifies the important features that you should consider when buying one.

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However, this is only the tip of the iceberg as with a little tinkering, the Android Mini PC can do much more. Here are some of the uses for the Android Mini PC that have been thought up by actual users:

Use Skype on the TV

Add a USB webcam to the Android Mini PC and you can use your TV for Skype and you can do so from the comfort of your couch. Imagine having your entire family in the living room and exchanging Christmas greetings with your friends and relatives over Skype. cheap nhl jerseys

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Extra computer for the kitchen or bedroom

Do you have an old LCD monitor lying around that you no longer have use for? Why not turn that into an extra computer for the kitchen so that you can access your recipes or watch YouTube recipes conveniently. I actually wrote a couple of my Squidoo articles using such a setup. The only thing I have to get use to is that right clicking my mouse in Android actually sends me back to the launcher. I need to long press the left mouse button instead.

Home theater PC or video streaming device

The Android Mini PC can play most video and audio formats flawlessly including 1080p files. But that is already old school. In the age of the cloud everything is stored online, right?With the Android mini computer, you can stream video from Netflix, Hulu Plus, Sopcast or any of the online video streaming services as long as an app for it is available. You can use the web browser and Flash for sites that do not have an app but the quality varies depending on the source. As for streaming music, you can stream from Pandora, Spotify or any of the thousands of online radio stations.

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There are many Android console emulator apps that are able to emulate all the classic gaming consoles from the Gameboy to the NES to the Genesis to the N64 to the PS One. There is even a version of MAME that emulates all the classic arcade machines. Check out this article for a more complete list of ideas for the Android Mini PC.

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Replace your HTPC or your dedicated media box

With the correct player, the Android Mini PC is able to play most if not all media formats. However, audio sync may be an issue if you are a stickler for such issues. Currently all audio is downsampled to stereo and there doesn't seem to be any method to pass through anything other than stereo via the HDMI output. If you do not want to waste your state of the art 7.1 surround sound setup, you need to look somewhere else. nhl jerseys china

Expect all your existing USB peripherals to work with it

While the Android OS has built in drivers to support a wide range of USB devices, it is still very much trial and error process. Most (but not all) USB keyboard and mouse including the RF wireless ones work. For example, it may work with the camera app but not with Skype. Regardless of the camera's resolution, it seems that Android only supports 640x480 for all webcams. The mic on the camera may not be supported even if the camera itself is.

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