amie nogrady (Street Articles Author)

A published author with a novel and several short stories to my credit, I have been writing as a freelancer for nearly five years now. I have written virtually every topic imaginable, but dream of the day when I can write about hockey. I am also working on a second novel.

Coke Ads May Address Obesity: Does it Go Far Enough?
The Coca Cola company is the number one beverage company despite what it is calling attacks on the industry by health minded groups. For years, Coke refused to address the piles of research that has suggested that sugary beverages, including sodas of various kinds contributes to weight gain even within…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Obesity   Jan 19, 2013  
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Twitter Your Way Fitter: Can Twitter Really Help You Achieve Your Weight Loss Goals ?
There are millions of people on Twitter, each doing their own thing. Personally, I am stalking a famous British actor and amusing myself by trying to figure out what Cher means by her tweets. But, what you might not know, there are many people who are turning to Twitter to…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Weight Loss   Jan 19, 2013  
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Dara Lynn Weiss Releases A Book: Why This Atrocious Woman Should Not Be Further Rewarded
Dara Lynn Weiss certainly did not win a lot of friends with her post in Vogue about how she bullied her then seven year old daughter, Bea about her weight. That post, which was her lame attempt at explaining/excusing her public tirades at a weeping child and how she was…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Childhood Obesity Prevention   Jan 17, 2013  
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Back From the Knee Injury: Why Are There So Many Jumping Moves?
Prior to the 1980's, it was rare that you heard of jump training unless you were training in a Russian gym. The term "plyometrics" or "plyo" for short was coined around that time and brought into vogue in the US as a training method for serious athletes and body builders.…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Exercise   Jan 17, 2013  
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The Fight Line: How Far Do You Get Pushed Before You Fight Back?
We all have that one friend that we never fight with even when we are teeth grittingly angry with them. We also all have that one friend that we battle with all of the time. I am sure that very few of us have the kind of friend that you…
By:  in  Relationships  >  Friendship   Jan 15, 2013  
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To Let Go Or Not to Let Go: Why is This A Question?
If you have occasion to do so, please go and read the profiles of any guy on any dating site and you will see the same sentiment expressed. They do not want anyone who is still "hung up" on an ex. No one who is working through ex related issues…
By:  in  Relationships  >  Dating   Jan 15, 2013  
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Weight Loss Wishes: Oh, If Only the Wishin' And Wantin' Diet Really Worked
Dusty Springfield once sang that you could not get the man of your dreams by wishin' and hopin', etc, but her advice certainly applies to the world of weight loss, diets and fitness goals. In fact, more people are more realistic about dating and relationships than they are about their…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Weight Loss   Jan 12, 2013  
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Killing Them Softly: Why Some Guys Just Can't Take A Subtle Hint
There are times when you just don't want to check your online dating messages any more. This was one of them. There was not one, not two but five messages from the same man, an increasingly bizarre litany of weirdness that resulted in him getting one terse reply and then…
By:  in  Relationships  >  Dating   Jan 12, 2013  
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Opposites May Attract But Can They Stay Together?
The only man to ever really break my heart is my opposite in so many ways that it was kind of funny. Had we stayed together our differences would have eventually led to mind melting battles of wills, possible hurt feelings and worst of all, a complete embracing of the…
By:  in  Relationships  >  Dating   Jan 12, 2013  
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Are You Bored With Your Workouts? Suggestions for New Options
The average person probably has an embarrassing number of workout DVDs in their collection. They might also have books, machines and other items that they bought and never used again. A shocking number of people buy these workout programs and give up on them even before they pay them off…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Exercise   Jan 12, 2013  
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Obama Announces the End to Iraqi War: Fulfilling A Campaign Promise, the Greatest Gift This Year
Thousands of American families will get their greatest holiday gift this year, their loved ones home…
Arab League May Suspend Syria If Conditions Are Not Met
Syria escaped being suspended from the Arab League but only by a narrow margin, according to reports.…
Preschoolers Are Not Getting Enough Outside Time, Pediatricians Urge More Time In the Yard
Almost half of American children ages three to five are not getting enough time outdoors according to…
Obama Jobs Plan: Why Did the Republicans Try to Block it And Where Will it Go Now?
The question is not whether Congress will pass the newly revised jobs bill presented by President Barack…
Alabama Immigration Law: Leaving Farmers Holding the Bag And Crops to Die on the Vine
The unemployment rate in the United States stands at 9%. In the state of Alabama, the rate is slightly…
Secretary Clinton Goes to Libya: What Did Hillary Clintons Trip Possibly Accomplish?
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Libya's capital city, Tripoli for the first upper level…
Gadhafi Killed: Now Libyas Official Rebuilding Can Start
Mahmoud Jibril, Libya's Transitional Prime Minister announced the death of fugitive leader, Moammar…
Exotic Animals Killed: Did Ohio Deputies Have A Choice In the Situation?
Columbus Zoo Director Emeritius, Jack Hanna was in Zanesville, Ohio for one of the most heart wrenching…
Synthetic Marijuana Use Up Among High School Seniors: Warnings Issued to Parents
Introduced in Europe in 2004, Spice, a synthetic form of marijuana is becoming the drug of choice among…
Disabled Adults Held Captive: Criminally Cruel Intentions And Identity Theft
Criminal charges are pending for Gregory Thomas Jr, Linda Ann Weston and Eddie Wright, also called "the…