Preventing Teen Smartphone Addiction

If you asked any teen if they could live without their smartphone for more than 24 hours, most would gasp in horror at the idea of being disconnected from their social networks.  Prying an iPhone from a teenage would be considered parental abuse by their peers. Teen cell phone over-usage has become such a serious problem that the American Psychiatric Association has called it “Internet Use Disorder”. So how does a parent prevent their teenager from developing a smartphone addiction? Don’t Give a Child a Smartphone Kids are demanding iPhone and android devices from their parents at ages as early as 6. …

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Vitamin Supplements Market to Grow to $60 Billion by 2020


The supplements market is absolutely booming. A new report predicts that the global market will reach $59.6 billion just three years from now. What is causing the supplements industry to experience such growth? Education. In the last few years, scientific research has shown how our poor diet and lack of exercise are not doing any favors for our health. While vitamins and supplements do not excuse the negative effects of poor diet and general inactivity, they do help fill in the nutritional gaps that we fail to fill on our own. Let’s use Vitamin D as an example. Vitamin D …

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