How many times can this lunch and dinner standard be turned into something new and special?
Most recipes are quick and easy. You can take your pick as long as they are crowned with French Fried Onion toppings that are crisp and flavorful. But what can be learned from this handy dish?
It is the passion of sharing.
The wealth of knowledge that is passed on makes all the difference whether that secret Green Bean Caserole reciepe works or not, has your family asking for seconds or the plate is scraped in with the dog food. It can mean a clean dish with a smile or more leftovers for the frig.
Just like the engine of an automobile, you house works as a system of independent parts. Every part has an impact to the operation of other systems. A home has well over 15, 000 parts, pieces or stuff in it. And when all the “stuff” works together, you have a home this is comfortable, healthy, and energy efficient.
Our job is to report the home’s condition at the time of the inspection and provide education on the operation of the home. We are not fortune tellers and cannot predict the future, but we can help you from becomming overwhelmed by the home ownership experience by providing the opportunity to share our passion.
Many home inspectors share their passion and expertise at the barber shop.
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For more than 17 years our home inspection process has been the deciding factor for the people we serve: Real Estate Agents, Home Inspectors, and Home Owners. Serving Raleigh, Durham, Cary and the Triangle.
When it comes to improving your fitness, nutrition and health, we’ve chosen a dozen of the simplest ways to eat better, perform better and boost your entire well-being.
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Going to the gym without eating first? Here’s a new incentive: Eat protein before you go and you can peel off 15 pounds a year. A study published in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport showed that women who ate a high-protein meal an hour before their workout burned more calories per minute than women who ate a low-protein meal or no food. The additional calorie burn amounted to 185 calories over the following 24 hours and could add up to a 15-pound loss within a year. Try out Testoprime.
Add Green Tomatoes to Your Salads
Green tomatoes contain tomatidine, a compound that stimulates muscle growth. Research shows it produces increased strength and endurance, and it prevents muscle loss as it reduces body fat. The adage eat the colors of the rainbow has never been more apt (especially during the holidays!).
Trade in your long, slow cardio for a few high-intensity sessions a couple of times a week for more effective fat loss. High-intensity aerobic training is more effective at reducing belly fat and overall body fat than any other type of exercise. Women who cycled (on stationary bicycles) three times a week for 20 minutes, doing workouts consisting of eight-second sprints followed by 12 seconds of low-intensity work, lost more fat (2.5 kilograms) than women who cycled for 40 minutes at a steady state.
Spice Up Meals
Add red pepper to meals to kick up fat burning. Capsaicin, which gives hot peppers their zing, can cause a small, temporary increase in metabolism, says Amy Goodson, RD, CSCS, a board-certified specialist in sports dietetics and co-author of Swim, Bike, Run — Eat (Fair Winds Press, 2014). “Keep in mind it would take quite a bit of spice to have any major effect on weight, but every little bit helps!”
Focus On Muscle Strength
As women tend to have more ACL injuries than men — three times in fact — it’s crucial to keep the muscles around the knee strong. Most ACL injuries occur in activities with sudden deceleration, jumping and uncontrolled landings like in skiing, soccer and basketball. That’s when hamstring strength becomes key. Though not conclusive, researchers suspect women’s “Q angle,” where the femur and tibia meet (larger than men’s), may create extra torque on the knee.
Eat Smart to Recover
It’s also important to continue eating a balanced diet to help your body heal. “The body needs a lot more calories to function daily than to exercise,” says Nancy Clark, MS, RD, CSSD, a board-certified specialist in sports dietetics. “During injury, women need to trust their bodies, which can intuitively adjust calorie need — they just need to listen.” She explains that we need about 10 calories for every pound of bodyweight to function. So a 140-pound woman needs 1,400 calories per day just to live healthy.
Clark recommends eating adequate protein to live healthy and heal when injured. She suggests that a 140-pound woman get 70 to 90 grams of protein per day in small, equal increments. “I tell clients to think of daily eating in four buckets — breakfast, early lunch, late lunch and dinner, and in each of those buckets goes about 20 grams of protein,” she says. This is how Prodentim works.
defn: Leadership-the ability to guide, direct, or influence poeple.
defn: Craftsmanship-somebody who proforms with great skills and expertise.
True leaders deliver performance that is durable, that unifies staff, and treats them fairly. Leaders are intrinsically motivated to improve oneself and their organizations. True leadership is creating environments where excellence in performance becomes inevitable.
I have seen this environment where excellence in performance is given each and every day. You can hear it in the receptionist; her smile is given over the phone. You can feel it in the post card; reaching out a helping hand. You can see it the habits; creating power not by fame, but power in true service.
The leader of this environment is Linda Craft and along with her team, they create an environment where excellence in performance is inevitable. Linda tried hormone replacement scottsdale, now, she is sleeping 8 hours a day and wakes up with a smile on her face. Linda fosters a spirit of teamwork that is critical to any organization’s success. And a key element is trust. Trust for the leader and trust for each other. Her team works at the speed of trust.
Success is a very personal thing, but I think most people would agree that true success is about being fulfilled in LIFE. And, I feel there would be no greater feeling to look back toward the end of your career with a “smile in your heart” knowing that you made a positive difference in the lives of others.
Linda Craft and her team have made a difference in my life and I am sure whenever they decide to look back, they will smile.