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What Does 200 Calories Look Like? – Infographic

200 Calorie Portions

I am in the middle of a long, long journey to lose weight right now, so I am very mindful of my caloric intake.  However, it is sometimes very difficult to visualize those calorie counts when I am looking at my plate.  Reddit user afriendlysortofchap  has helped a great deal by putting together images of 200 calorie portions of 71 common food items from wisegeek.com into one infographic. [VIA]

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Daily Photo (6/11/20) – Masks Up!, 1918

Photo — “Masks Up!, 1918”

Use the photos posted in this feature for writing prompts, warm-up activities, drawing templates or as part of a photo analysis.

Circa 1918. “A policeman helped a citizen in San Francisco, where the wearing of face masks was described as “a patriotic duty.” Violators faced a fine of $5.” (Hamilton Henry Dobbin California State Library)

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How Many People Die Each Day? – Infographic

How Many People Die Each Day

For the past few months we’ve been met daily with statistics about how many people have been diagnosed with COVID-19, and sadly, how many have lost their lives to this new disease.  However, how do these numbers compare to all other causes of death?  Today’s inforgaphic helps put these numbers in a little perspective, showing the major causes of death and where COVID-19 (as of May 15, 2020) stands. [VIA]

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Fears and Phobias – Infographic

Fears and Phobias

We all have something we are afraid of, be it a small fear, or a life crippling phobia.  Today’s infographic takes a look at some of these, breaking down the types of phobias we might have, our body’s reaction to them, as well as how we can cure them.  [VIA]

TRIGGER WARNING: Clowns ahead….

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An Inside Look at ADHD – Infographic

Inside ADHD

As educators, we see students diagnosed with ADHD every day.  How many times, however, have you been shown the range of symptoms, behaviors, strengths, and weaknesses of these students?  Today’s infographic from Brain Balance Greater Philly gives us an inside look at the two types of ADHD as well as helps to dispel some myths about the diagnosis. [VIA]

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Essential Vitamins and Minerals – Infographic

Essential Vitamins & Minerals

Every once in a while we all need reminders about our health and eating healthy and making sure we get all the proper nutrients in us.  Today’s infographic is that gentle nudge!  It examines the essential vitamins and minerals, how to tell if you are deficient in any of them and where to find them in nature.  I think a trip to the produce stand is in order! [VIA]

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Muscle-Building Foods — Infographic

Foods Great for Building Muscle

In addition to a great workout routine and daily exercise, a good diet is important for our good health.  Depending on what your goals are, you can change up the foods you eat.  Today’s infographic takes a look at 10 great foods if you are looking up to build muscle.  SO grab a plate, some weights, and dig in!  [VIA]

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Photo Prompt

Daily Photo – Contagious, 1918

Photo — “Contagious, 1918”

Use the photos posted in this feature for writing prompts, warm-up activities, drawing templates or as part of a photo analysis.

1918. “”Demonstration at the Red Cross Emergency Ambulance Station in Washington, D.C., during the influenza pandemic.” 4×5 glass negative. 

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Natural Insomina Cures — Infographic

NAtural Cures for INsomnia

From the company Mattress Clarity, check out this list of 20 natural remedies for insomnia.  While there are many causes (and “cures”) for sleeplessness (which is not uncommon nowadays), both natural and in chemical form. The degree of scientific support for these all vary greatly, so of course with that disclaimer know your results may vary.  [VIA]

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