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A Society Addicted to Palm Oil?

We eat it, we shower with it, we clean with it and we drive with it. Palm Oil is a primary ingredient used in every other food. Nevertheless, it is included in more products than you would think, because food is not the only product that contains Palm Oil. You can find it in our cosmetics, in shampoo, in cleaning products and of course in fuels. Actually, Palm Oil has become an essential part in our lives, without us noticing it. It is pretty cheap for the companies and you can use it for various things. However, considering how dependent we are of it, and how much of it we consume every day, we need to be aware that it is destroying the rainforest incredibly fast.   Continue reading A Society Addicted to Palm Oil?

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The Importance of Staying Hydrated

We should drink a lot of water; we all know that. Our moms and grannies tell us to do so but what’s behind all this?

Our bodies need water in order to survive. Cells need it for individual reactions and no organ can work without it properly. To make it short: Water is essential for life.

The amount a person should drink always depends on Continue reading The Importance of Staying Hydrated

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Concussions in the NFL

Preventing concussions

I play american football myself and I have had a concussion already so I wanted to know what is done against them. I really liked the results of this research so I wanted to share them with you. I hope you also like the results. I put them into some chapters starting with the helmets.

Helmets:
In the beginning of football the helmets were only meant to protect from skull fractures, but now they more and more protect from concussions. First of all they have air cushions instead of plastic and rubber ones so they have a better fit and the head stops slower when it is hit. The newest model of the Riddell helmets even has a slit in the front so the helmet can change its shape in order to protect from concussions. All in all the NFL has payed over 20 million dollars to improve the technology. Continue reading Concussions in the NFL

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Drugs

Why do people take drugs at all, even though they exactly know drugs are not for their body? If people have problems in life as every human, they want to get rid of it but sometimes it is not as easy as it might look like. These people start drinking alcohol or smoking marijuana to forget the bad things, which happened in the past.

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Does social media affect your health?

First of all, I want to point out that I use social media and that there are definitely some pros to it, but it would like to point out some things that I think make social media horrible.

Social media is mostly used by teenagers and we use it not only to stalk cute boys online or for other social interactions, which is what SOCIAL media should be about. However, we also look at tons of pictures of supermodel, for ‘inspiration’, but it actually makes us feel bad about ourselves. Continue reading Does social media affect your health?

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How to live healthier

Today I’m gong to tell you why a healthy lifestyle is very important and how you can achieve healthy living.

Firstly, if you live healthy and take care of yourself you will definitely live longer. It’s been proven that people who sit inside all day long and only eat fast food have a shorter life expectancy than people who do some sports and eat healthy. Continue reading How to live healthier

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Ebola

I think a lot of you have heard about the Ebola virus, but where does it come from, how is it transmitted and what effects does the illness have?

Ebola virus disease (EVD), also known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a severe illness in humans and animals. It first appeared in 1976 in a region near to the Ebola River giving the disease its name. The biggest epidemic of Ebola started in the end of 2013 in West Africa, more precise in Guinea. From there it spread to Liberia, Sierra Leona, Mali, Nigeria and other West African countries. The epidemic was going on for over two years causing a high death toll of 11325.

What caused the epidemic and how is Ebola transmitted? Continue reading Ebola

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Body Image With The Hilarious Amy Schumer

Hey YOU! In this blog I want to discuss a really important topic that affects many women worldwide. Just keep reading…

I love Amy Schumer and that was where I got my inspiration from for writing this blog. You might wonder now who Amy Schumer exactly is. First of all Amy Schumer is an American celebrity, although she is not that famous in Europe. Since she was born (1981) she lived in New York. She is a comedian and a feminist.

She has her own sketch comedy television series called “Inside Amy Schumer”, of which she is the creator, co-producer and co-writer. Her show consists of short comedy clips, which often cover serious topics, for example, body image problems. Continue reading Body Image With The Hilarious Amy Schumer

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Keeping your body fit & healthy

In our modern society many young people do not care about their health. This text is going to provide you with some tips and tricks for a better life.

Why should I exercise and do sports?

First of all, sports and movement is really important for our bodies. Next, you activate and train all your muscles when exercising. For example, if you don’t do any sports your muscles will get weaker and you will not be as fit as a person who does sports a few times a week.

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