June 2012
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Jun 7th
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Top Four Tips To Protect Your Body Now To Show...
We’ve all heard the phrase as soft as a baby’s bottom, and many of us go to extreme measures to keep our youthful appearance as we get older and our skin changes in tautness, suppleness and appearance. So what measures can we take to ensure we keep ourselves looking as young as ever without resorting to drastic surgery? Sunshine We all know that the sun expels harmful rays which can harm...
Jun 6th
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Ready for Summer?
It’s almost that time of the year again… the season for summer! I can’t really explain it; I just know that of all the season summer is my favorite of all. There’s just something about the heat and the fun vibe it gives off that I am attracted to. Year after year, I look forward to spending time outside and under the sun. To walk barefoot in the beach, and run around with small waves running...
Jun 4th
May 2012
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7 Best Diets for Long-Term Weight Loss
Many people have struggled to lose weight by trying diet after diet. Some are finding that the pounds come off initially, but then go right back on over time. It can be a frustrating battle to find a healthy diet that allows you to keep the pounds off once they’re off. Part of the problem is that no true diet can naturally be maintained over time. The best option is to learn how to choose...
May 26th
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European Dinnerware - Food For The Eyes
The Art Of Attraction Why do you go to restaurants? I’d imagine it’s primarily to enjoy yourself and to have a good time, while of course enjoying amazing food. Predictably, every restaurant in their advertising promises you this, and so much more! There is no way to convey that in a printed or a television advertisement. So what do they convey? They create a dream in front of you. By presenting...
May 25th
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Château Giscours - A Fine Wine Shrouded in History
Château Giscours is in the Margaux appellation region of Bordeaux, the largest wine producing   region in France. It is in the commune of Labarde, and there are records of vineyards in this particular area dating back to the sixteenth century, although there are records of vines in the Margaux area dating to the Roman period. The practice of aging in barrels to produce wines in the modern style....
May 24th
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Top Weight Loss Tips
Top Weight Loss Tips Weight loss is never easy but there are a few tricks and tips that you can follow to help sustain your motivation, distract your cravings and lose that difficult to budge weight that you thought would never shift Exercise with Friends Exercise is integral to most weight loss plans but it is the part of the plan that most people find the most difficult. If exercise is not a...
May 23rd
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The Benefits of Using Natural, Organic Skin Care...
Many of us find it hard to embrace our bodies’ natural aging processes, including the extra pounds we may gain as we get older, the way our hair becomes thinner, gray and more dull as well as the signs of skin aging. Over the age of 40 when we start to develop uneven skin tone, age spots and wrinkles, many people begin to use anti-aging skin care products. Natural, Organic Skin Care Products The...
May 22nd
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Osteoporosis: The Alternative Remedies
Osteoporosis is one of the most common diseases that a woman can encounter as soon as she reaches a certain age.  This is why is important for a woman to learn more about this condition so that she will be able to prepare herself for any eventuality that might happen due to osteoporosis. This article will focus on osteoporosis and what you can do to help treat it effectively.  We will give you...
May 21st
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Anabolic Diet: Reaching Your Fat Loss Goal
Fats would always be the enemies of most dieters. You cannot deny that people would die just to eliminate fats in their body. It has been common for them to see how their fats bulge out their abdomen and even on the other parts of their body. Some would literally give up and let fats take over their body. This is not good for your health and you should not go easy when it comes to fats....
May 20th
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Foods to Watch Out For When Eating Vegetarian
Leading a vegetarian lifestyle can be complicated some days. We’re constantly at odds with the world in terms of dietary choice as the standard diet the world adheres to is predominantly pro-meat and pro-animal products. As a result, a lot of us need to watch what we’re eating, specifically whether some animal products are sneaking into common foods that we just aren’t looking through. For...
May 19th
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Cooking Tricks Everyone Should Know
If you’re like me the thought of entertaining guests in your kitchen terrifies you. Can’t we all just meet up at a restaurant or order pizza? Well, you don’t have to be a whiz in the kitchen to make some great food. Don’t fret. There are things that you can easily master and whip out any time of day or night.  Here are my top 5 cooking tricks everyone should know: • How to boil the perfect egg....
May 18th
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Cool Summer Recipe Ideas
People who are interested in eating great this summer need to find delicious recipes that will cool them off instead of heating up their whole house. Some family favorite recipes require the use of the oven and the stove, which will heat up the house uncomfortably in the summertime. Those recipes are usually not worth making everyone feel uncomfortable and hot. So people need to pick recipes...
May 17th
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The Three Types of Scotch Whisky You Should Know...
When first trying to learn about the different whiskies of Scotland, it can be a little overwhelming to differentiate between the different distillations. However, once you break down the various scotch whisky brands into three separate types of scotch, it becomes much easier to understand the differences of whisky produced in Scotland. The commonality between these types of whisky is simple,...
May 16th
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The Taste of Wine
For some of the best wine shops London is the place to go. There you will find shops that are quite happy for you to try a glass of wine before you purchase it. Of course you need to be in the market for more than just a single bottle, really you need to be purchasing at least number of wine hampers or cases. Here we will look at how you should go about tasting wine so that you can properly...
May 15th
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Cooking Wagyu Beef
There are certain things you should know about cooking Wagyu beef. If you’ve ever had the great opportunity to work with Wagyu cattle or eat Kobe beef then you’ve come across an opportunity that is quite rare. Although, you may have been to restaurants in your own country that consists of meals and stir fries with the Kobe meat it’s quite likely that it isn’t the real thing. Did you know that...
May 14th
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The 10 Wonder Foods
These are ten foods that every diet should include if you want to live a long and healthy life. Olive oil Olive oil is rich in antioxidants and should be used in place of butter or sunflower oil during food preparation. Research has shown that regular olive oil intake can decrease the chance of heart attacks, diabetes and even some cancers. I do believe however, that even this wonder food should...
May 13th
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The Best of Thai Cuisine
You can never go wrong with Thai food. Unless you can’t stand spicy food, that is. Then again, you can always ask for the non-spicy version if it comes to that. Indulging in Thai food is one of the best things you can do, and if you are uninitiated to this cuisine, it is about time that you discover it! You can find excellent Thai restaurants all over the world, but I have to say that my...
May 12th
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How to Make a Killer Classic Risotto
Rice is usually associated with Asian cuisine, but it plays a big role in Italian cooking as well. In Italy, the most popular rice dish is a Risotto, and it’s a perfect blend of creaminess and chewy texture that only comes from perfectly cooked rice. It takes a certain level of skill to get the perfect risotto, and you have to watch over the cooking process carefully. It’s definitely...
May 11th
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Cultures- Where Food is Family
Across the globe in a little kitchen in Tuscany, Italy a family is preparing for a meal. They laugh, drink, pick at dinner and enjoy each others company. They love what they eat and eating is part of their lifestyle. Most people only think of Italy, when they think of a love of cooking involving a close family. But, other countries practice this as well. France, has long been known as a culture...
May 10th
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6 Top Facts and Tips About Nutritional Value of...
Many a times, despite being conscious about our health, we are ignorant about various food items and their actual nutritional value. It’s always better to be well informed. Here are a few top facts about nutritional quotient of food items which we are generally unaware of: 1. Fat Free Food May Make You Gain Weight This is really strange and most people are unaware that fat free food can make...
May 8th
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How To Loose Weight With 3 Simple Tips
If you are looking to loose weight fast these following tips will help you achieve your goal. As you probably already know there are many weight loss programs in the market that offer fast results, a high percentage of people who use these programs do notice fast results however as soon as they quit their diet and return to their old eating habits they start winning weight again. This should...
May 8th
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Why Do Basic Workouts at Home?
Trekking is a wonderful hobby and pastime. Not only are you introduced to fresh air, you are also exercising at the same time. People who take time to trek feel more relaxed and at ease in their homes. Some are even not contented with the work out the journey has provided. At times, they also enjoy workout programs in their homes. At Home Working out at home is extremely easy. You are not bound...
May 7th
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The Unique Cuisine of Hawaii
Hawaii is an extremely popular tourist attraction; though it’s one of the fifty United States, it’s so different from the Lower 48 that it can seem like a whole other world—and it is. From the tropical blue seas and the active volcanoes to the Polynesian culture and truly multicultural cuisine, the islands are a totally unique place. If you’re planning a trip to Maui, here are...
May 6th
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Some Easy Remedies to Help Cure and Prevent...
Constipation is a condition that may appear due to various factors and it is important to know the many possible constipation remedies available to address the problem. It is widely known that a diet low in fiber may play a role in constipation. Thus, a dietary modification which includes more fiber is one of the most ideal constipation remedies that can be done independently. Insoluble fiber,...
May 5th
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Tips for Eating Healthier for Professionals
There isn’t a single person on the earth that hasn’t ever been on a diet, or at least trying to eat healthily. This is a common problem no matter the age, sex or nationality. Therefore, many of us are counting calories for one reason or another. A lot of professionals have created long and complicated diets, but if you aren’t keen on any of them and just want to live healthy, here is the best...
May 4th
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Good Cookies are Good Business
Girl Scout cookies make nearly everyone happy. Who doesn’t like to break open a fresh box? The scouts are happy because sales fund many of their annual programs. The caramel-y ones get stuck in your teeth and delight your dentist. But there’s always an occasional sorehead who will complain about all of that sugar and fat. Everybody knows that Girl Scout cookies are meant to be a...
May 3rd
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The burgeoning British love affair with Asian food
Roast beef and Yorkshire pudding. Fish and chips. Bangers and mash. Chicken Tikka Masalla. *Screeches to a halt* I thought I was talking about our great nation’s favourite traditional dishes, so how did that mouth watering creamy, spicy little number sneak in there? It sneaked in, of course, because Chicken Tikka Masalla is one of Britain’s favourite meals (although, it has apparently been...
May 2nd
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Infographic: Good Sleep Hygiene
A lot of people have difficulty getting to sleep due to a lack of good sleep hygiene. Good sleep hygiene is defined as sleeping habits that are conducive to getting rest at night. Sleeping hygiene starts with creating a relaxing place to rest. The bedroom should be neat, clean, and organized with a comfortable bed that suits you. The bed and the bedroom should not be used for any other purpose...
May 1st
April 2012
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Denver is to Beer, as Napa is to Wine
Colorado is typically known for its luxury ski resorts, beautiful surroundings, and an average of 300 days of sunshine every year. What people don’t know is that Colorado has a secret. It’s not widely known that Colorado, the ‘Mile High State’ is the top beer producing state in the country. With 115 breweries, including the Coors brewery, the largest in the world,...
Apr 30th
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5 Ways You Could Be Sabotaging Your Weight Loss...
Many well-meaning dieters unknowingly sabotage their own weight loss efforts – are you one of them? Here are 5 surprising ways you could be forcing your body to hold onto the extra pounds – even when you’re doing everything else right. Not Eating Enough It’s a little counter-intuitive, but by restricting too much, you could risk putting your body into severe starvation mode, which causes you to...
Apr 29th
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Fast Food America-Revolutionized Unhealthy Eating
The amount of food we were and are ingesting when the movie Super Size me premiered in 2004 was and is horrendous. How this affects our lives and our children’s lives is even more disturbing. In each day there are at least 1:4 Americans that visit a fast food chain. Also, McDonald’s feeds 46 million people a day, about as much as the country of Spain. This means that despite all of the information...
Apr 29th
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Inimitable Role of Online Medium on Mother’s Day
When it comes to mother’s day you have to go beyond the normal to WOW your mommy with a choicest gift of her lifetime. No doubt that, shops are normally saturated on mother’s day as people always have special sentiments attached to their mothers and they miss no chance to celebrate this day at its prime. Everybody seems to stand in the queue to present something very nice to his mom. If you...
Apr 28th
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How Some Diets Cause Bad Breath and Measures to...
Most people think of following a diet regimen when they are trying to lose weight. There are various types of diets designed for that purpose and many are very effective. But do some diets cause bad breath? This article attempts to answer this question. Low carb diets that are considered ideal for slimming down can cause bad breath. This is due to certain chemicals called ketones being released...
Apr 27th
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Do You Know What Happens When You Don’t Get Enough...
When I was young, I remember my parents always telling me to sleep early so that I will become tall. I never really believed them, but I did sleep early back then simply because there was not much to do. You see, I was born in the time when TV was not yet very popular, and people preferred to stay indoors when night came. Oh! I did not live in the outskirts or in the woods; I lived in a City...
Apr 26th
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Too Much Sweets Can Damage Your Teeth
I was used to eating ample amount of sweets during my childhood on a regular basis. Every day I would eat eight to ten chocolate candies of different kinds of brands for satisfying my need during my childhood. All of a sudden I realised that these chocolate candies and toffees are dangerous for our dental health. Now I am 18 years of old and tell you the truth that too much sweet can seriously...
Apr 25th
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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread
A few weeks ago my mother discovered that she had a gluten allergy. Not only did she need to cut gluten out of her diet, the doctor suggested that these types of food allergies are genetic and our whole family should consider eating less gluten and getting tested. Well, I am could consider cutting down on my bread consumption or changing my snacks. But I am not ready to give up my baked...
Apr 24th
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How to Defeat Foul Breath
Since bad breath can rear its malodorous head at inopportune times, it’s wise to be extra prepared.  Every mouth has incidents of foul breath, including the advanced and dreaded “dragon breath”, or “firebreather breath”, especially after consuming pungent food.  However, food isn’t always the main culprit. Obviously, poor dental hygiene is a prime suspect, but in many cases, even...
Apr 23rd
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Three Reasons to Include More Fibre in Your Diet
With so many pre-packaged snack foods and refined carbohydrates in the modern diet, many people never consume the amount of dietary fibre that is recommended for optimum health. Fibre is a type of carbohydrate that consists of the indigestible portions of plant matter. There are two types of fibre. Soluble fibre can be dissolved in water; insoluble fibre cannot. Both play important roles in bodily...
Apr 22nd
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7 Tips for Fine Dining Etiquette
Many people do not know the rules of fine dining etiquette. A person that will be dining at an upscale restaurant may wish to brush up on their skills for fine dining etiquette. Rules For Seating Never sit down until your host or hostess does. Always wait to be seated until the host and the women are seated. A man will gently extract the chair to the right for the woman who will be sitting next...
Apr 21st
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What is the Difference Between Jerky and Biltong?
Biltong and beef jerky are different versions of dried meat with each one prepared in a special way. Loyal citizens of South Africa typically prefer biltong due to its origination there. However, most diners will appreciate the unique flavour that derives from each meat’s preparation method. The Origination of Biltong Biltong began in South Africa. Furthermore, early Dutch settlers are rumoured...
Apr 20th
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Light / fat free cookies and cakes
How to enjoy sweet treats while trying to lose weight. There are a lot of people who think they can’t enjoy themselves while they are losing weight. While being on a diet does mean restricting sugars and other bad foods, it doesn’t mean there aren’t options. There are a lot of really good light and fat free treats available to choose from! These can be part of a healthy diet...
Apr 19th
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A Dancers’ Diet
Dancers, like athletes, need to look after their bodies. They are put through enormous strain and as well as lots of rest and TLC, it needs the right nutrients to be able to perform and repair well. It’s a myth that dancers, especially ballerinas, survive on caffeine and no food. They must carefully ensure their bodies are filled with the right fuel to perform at their best. High energy foods...
Apr 18th
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The Healthiest Beverages You Can Drink (and Make)
Eating is wonderful and perhaps one of my favorite pastimes. Recently, however, I realized I was overlooking one of the most pleasant areas of consumption: Drinking! Not just the alcoholic kind (although that can be fun as well). In my quest to move away from high-sugar drinks like soda and juice, I started researching the other, more healthful beverages out there. Here are my findings for you to...
Apr 17th
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One Step Closer to a Better You
Being slim, sexy and fit is just one thing. Living a healthy and disease free life is another. Some of us are more than willing to admit that we need to start taking better care of ourselves, but many are still in denial claiming they are doing just fine. Admit it or not, life is short and yes that is true we have to enjoy and live it to the fullest. But how can we really say we are enjoying it...
Apr 17th
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3 Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee
Our health is something we can improve or worsen on a daily basis. By making small changes in our daily routine, we can affect our health tremendously. By walking a few more miles each week to trying new foods that are healthy, we can increase our health in a number of ways. If you’d like to find an enjoyable way to give yourself a health boost, you may want to consider drinking coffee...
Apr 16th
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The Benefits of Drinking Green Tea
When it comes to our drink of choice, there are so many to choose from. From cola beverages to plain old water, we want to make sure we quench our thirst, enjoy our drink and allow our drink to benefit our body. Though we all know tea is beneficial, here are some ways your body can benefit from drinking green tea in particular: Consume more antioxidants As we go throughout our day, we run...
Apr 15th
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What Does Working Out On An Elliptical Trainer...
The main advantage of elliptical trainers is that they offer low-impact workouts that imply exercising both the upper and lower body. Due to the fact that they create the impression you are walking on air, they are gaining in popularity especially among the elder people. Moreover, considering they are not putting a strain on the legs, arms and back of the user and reduce stress, it is no wonder...
Apr 14th
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Eating Your Way Across Texas
If one thing is true about the Lone Star State, it’s that anything that moos, clucks or oinks isn’t safe for long. Texans love their meat and they aren’t afraid to show it through local dishes that pay a mouthwatering homage to protein. All you ever care to eat: Amarillo, TX Amarillo is home to the Big Texan, which serves a 72 oz. steak that’s free if you can eat it in one...
Apr 13th
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When the Doctor Can’t Find Out What’s Wrong With...
Most of us believe that if you are not feeling well, all you have to do is go to the doctor and a few tests will reveal what is wrong, and treatment and cure is around the corner. It is true that some symptoms that people have can point, almost immediately and infallibly, to a certain disorder. But often, vague general symptoms can elude all of the tests and you and your doctor cannot find out...
Apr 12th