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7 methods to get rid of fatigue

Origin:

http://xue.youdao.com/m?articleId=-376693841936559574

Vocabularies:

  • urine 小便
  • vilify 誹謗,中傷 vt.
  • caffeic acid 咖啡酸
  • nightly tipple (習慣少量)飲酒, 含酒飲品
  • dehydrate 使…脫水
  • magnesium 鎂
  • blood glucose 血糖
  • deficiency 缺乏
  • lethargic 昏睡的, 無生氣的, [醫]嗜睡的 synonym: sluggish
  • slump 暴跌
  • siesta 午休
  • sleep inertia 小睡後遲鈍
  • (regain) composure 鎮靜
  • brown rice 糙米
  • drip-feed 靜脈注射
  • melatonin
  • respiratory physiotherapist 呼吸物理治療師
  • diaphragm 橫隔膜,光圈(aperture)
  • inflate/deflate 充氣/放氣
  • inhale/exhale 吸氣/呼氣
  • glide down 滑翔
  • windpipe [醫]氣管
  • theobromine 可可鹹
  • stretch 伸展
  • limbs 四肢

Pharses:

  • Take the edge off
  • … is often vilified
  • … has been clinically proven that
  • suffer with …
  • steady drip-feed of glucose into your bloodstream
  •  glide down your windpipe  滑過你的氣管
  • alternative pick-me-ups

Sentences:

  • Without adequate fluid intake, blood pressure drops, slowing delivery of oxygen to the brain, which can leave you feeling tired.
  • Coffee is often vilified but the caffeic acid it contains is a great way to instantly increase alertness and blood pressure.
  • A nap can take the edge off an afternoon slump, but the duration of a siesta is crucial
  • It has been clinically proven that taking a nap for up to 30 minutes is revitalising
  • Protein slows the speed at which carbohydrates are absorbed, so there will be a steady drip-feed of glucose into your bloodstream
  • If we don’t get enough daylight, our bodies produce too much melatonin, the hormone responsible for making us feel sleepy. Even at dawn, daylight is up to 100 times stronger than the lighting at home and in the workplace.
  • because the blue light emitted suppresses melatonin production
  • By using the diaphragm – the muscle that inflates and deflates the lungs – you inhale and exhale more efficiently. Consciously relax your jaw, throat, shoulders and upper chest.
  • Allow the air to glide down your windpipe as if it’s filling your abdomen. Your tummy – not your chest – should rise gently like a balloon filling with air.
  • Chocolate contains the stimulant theobromine. ‘The chemical is almost identical to caffeine but has a more measured effect on the central nervous system

 

The best way to clean your glasses

Origin: http://xue.youdao.com/m?articleId=6924428787905896577

Vocabularies:

  • streak 條痕
  • detergent 清潔劑
  • shirttail
  • prescription spectacles 醫學眼鏡
  • exacerbate 使…惡化
  • slick 光滑
  • debris 碎片, 殘骸
  • protective coating 保護塗層
  • ammonia, bleach, vinegar 氨水, 漂白劑, 醋
  • hair spray 髮膠 perfume 香水
  • frames and earpieces 框架及耳托
  • saliva 唾液 hygiene 衛生
  • Optometrist 驗光師

Pharses:

  • Exhalining onto glasses 向眼鏡呵氣
  • Stand in for a thorough 徹底取代

Sentences:

  • Once lenses are scraped up, there is no way to buff that scratch out.
  • but the rough fibers that they’re comprised of might leave debris behind
  • Avoid the problem by requesting anti-glare and UV coatings that are embedded within the lens, which can cost about $100 more than regular-coated lenses