Blueberries – The Natural Weight Loss Pill

Blueberries - The Natural Weight Loss Pill

Blueberries – The Natural Weight Loss Pill

I’ve heard of the potent antioxidant effects of blueberries, but research have discovered that the fruit can also be a powerful weapon in the fight against obesity.

This is really promising news for those who want to shed a few pounds.

Test revealed by the the American Society for Nutrition’s Experimental Biology shows that the high levels of polyphenols contained in blueberries can actually break down existing fat cells in the body by up to 70%.

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Foods for Healthy Shinning Hair

Foods for Healthy Shinning Hair

Foods for Healthy Shinning Hair

Smooth shinning hair brings confidence and beauty. That’s why most women strive for the long straight hair look.

Shampoo and conditioning alone will not give your hair the luscious shine. Your diet and hereditary factors plays an important role.

Regardless of the the shampoo or conditioner you use, some of us are just born with naturally beautiful hair. People with a European or Asian heritage is born with finer thinner straighter strands of hair, whereas those from an African descent are born with courser thicker frizzier hair.

“Our genetic disposition is something we can not change, but a well-balanced diet that includes plenty of growth-promoting protein and iron can make a big difference”, says nutrition and hair care expert Dr Revere.

It is important to consume nutritious foods that will provide all the necessary nutrients in order to maintain healthy and strong hair

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Homemade Hair Conditioners

Homemade Hair Conditioners

Homemade Hair Conditioners

Home made soaps, skin care and hair care products have become increasingly popular for those with a creative mind who’s looking for something less toxic and more affordable.

You can do alot with homemade hair conditioners. There are so many creative ways you can combine nature’s organic ingredients to unlock your hair’s natural shine, causing less tangling, strengthening the hair cuticle, preventing split ends and making your strands softer.

Homemade deep conditioners are a great choice for those who are sick and tired of the toxic mainstream hair products.

Here are a few recipes for you to play around with.

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Lady Gaga Wears Makeup to Bed 7 Nights a Week

Lady Gaga Wears Makeup to Bed 7 Nights a Week

Lady Gaga Wears Makeup to Bed 7 Nights a Week

Contrary to popular belief that wearing makeup to bed is a big taboo when it comes to skin care, Lady Gaga admitted to People Magazine that she goes to bed seven nights a week without washing her face, but some how is able to keep her skin in such tip top shape.

Gaga claims when she was young she always felt like a “freak”. Since her school didn’t allow the application of makeup, she used to indulge with cosmetics before going to bed.

“When I was young, I felt like a freak in school — and I had to put my make up on when I got home before I went to bed because I wasn’t allowed to wear make-up in school,” Gaga told WWD.

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Japanese Secrets to Live Longer

Japanese Secrets to Live Longer

Japanese Secrets to Live Longer

Putting the latest Japan earthquake and tsunami aside, Japanese people still have the longest life expectancy in the world. The life expectancy for Japanese men is 78 years old and the life expectancy  for Japanese woman is 85 on average.

These statistics are quite reassuring to know, especially if you live in Japan.

So how do they do it? Do they have a fountain of youth hidden in some mysterious location? What secrets are the Japanese hiding from the rest of the world?

Well, a big secret is in their diet and their lifestyle!

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Hollywood Beauty Elizabeth Taylor Passed Away at 79

Hollywood Beauty Elizabeth Taylor Passed Away at 79

Hollywood Beauty Elizabeth Taylor Passed Away at 79

Hollywood actress Elizabeth Taylor passed away on Wednesday at the age of 79. The Hollywood super star have been undergoing congestive heart treatment for the past 2 months, but her heart finally gave way early morning at 1:30 am .

Liz was a fighter. She battled with a brain tumor and a leaky heart valve, undergoing at least 20 major operations throughout her life. Living to 79 was remarkable. “I’m a survivor,” she once said. “A living example of what people can go through and survive.”

Ironically, she died just hours after the 53rd anniversary of the day she had first escaped death when a plane that she was supposed to catch, but luckily missed crashed. Her husband at the time Mike Todd was not so lucky.

2 certainties we need to face up to in life – death and taxes!

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How to Forget Him or Her

How to Forget Him or Her

How to Forget Him or Her

You can never forget someone whom you’ve had a relationship with. The stronger the love, the deeper the wound, the deeper the memories and deeper the pain.

Experts will tell you to forget, move on and let go. Don’t listen to sad songs, don’t look at his/her pictures and don’t hold on to the memories. I’ll tell those experts to jump off a cliff, because that is the only way you can truly forget.

Now I’m in no way suggesting suicide is the answer. So please don’t be jumping off cliffs or bridges.

What I am suggesting is that memories is part of our life experiences whether good or bad, and we should not force ourselves to forget. It is natural for you to still think about this person whom you’ve given and shared so much together.

There are only 3 sure ways I know of that will help with the situation. See if it can work for you.

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Natural Teeth Whitening Tips

Natural Teeth Whitening Tips

Natural Teeth Whitening Tips

When it comes to appearances, our smiles cannot be overlooked. A warm friendly smile shows someone you care.  It can brighten up someone’s day.

Compliment your sweet smile with a set of clean white shining teeth. Now teeth that is too white is unnatural and looks rather strange, especially for those that are 30 and up. You want your teeth to have a slight yellow tone. But not stained.

As we age, if we don’t take proper care of our oral hygiene, we are left with rotting stained teeth and infected gums. Factors such as smoking, excessive consumption of tea or coffee, red wine, sodas, consumption of sweet sugary foods, consumption of high acidic foods, excess consumption of fluoride all contribute to rotting yellow teeth.

Luckily, there are many modern and natural procedures to make our teeth white again.

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Look beautiful with a Cranberry Scrub and mask

Look beautiful with a Cranberry Scrub and mask

Look beautiful with a Cranberry Scrub and mask

Hmmm……Cranberry sauce with turkey……yummy yummy. Rich in antioxidants, cranberry is great for our diet, helping to boost our immune system and prevent diseases.

People drink cranberry juice to combat urinary tract infections. It keeps the ecoli bacteria from adhering to the urinary tract walls.

How about slapping some cranberries on our face? Not as crazy as it sounds. When applied topically to our skin cranberries can be used as a deep cleanser, scrub, or anti-aging mask to ward off wrinkles, reduce redness, prevent skin damage and combat oily skin.

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A Detailed Look at Propylene Glycol

A Detailed Look at Propylene Glycol

A Detailed Look at Propylene Glycol

Most of us may have heard of the toxic claims of the notorious ingredient propylene glycol. It is commonly used in many personal care products as a cheap form of humectant. Many argue that propylene glycol is a toxic carcinogenic chemical, but companies which uses this ingredient claims it is safe to use.

So what is true? Is propylene glycol as cancerous and toxic as most of us claim, or is it just hype?

Lets take a closer look at this chemical.

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