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Three Cups of Tea Fact or Fiction? 0


It appears that one of most exciting chapters of the book Three Cups of Tea might have been a slight exaggeration. Which is putting it nicely. continue reading »

3 Quick Meals from around the World 1


One of my favourite things about traveling and going on holidays abroad is the food choices and the difference between foods abroad and your home country.

Geographically, the food is available in your country tends to define the recipes used in your traditional diet, with the import of foods from other countries we have seen ingredients that were once seasonal be available all year around which I suppose has enabled us to have varied diets during all seasons of the year we can have a salad a curry or good old sausage and mash with onion gravy. continue reading »

The 7 Most Ridiculous Fad Diets of the 20th Century 17


fad-dietsWith the release of Tim Ferris’ new bestseller, The 4-hour body, a book that recommends eating Brazil nuts to increase male sexual prowess, forgoing fruit and beer (whiskey and wine OK) in order to lose weight, and jumping into a bathtub of icewater in order to burn calories, we thought it would be an opportune moment to reflect upon the other fad diets that have come, gone and have sometimes resurfaced in (new and improved!) forms. continue reading »

Ethical Fashion 1


ethical fashionModern world is a world of awareness. People are getting more and more aware of the things. Globalisation and industrialised growth has benefited the customers by providing them with clothes, shoes, and other accessories at comparatively low prices. But the ethical fashionists strongly disagree with this. According to them, there is still some price which is not visible on price tags but we do pay it. It involves exploitation of the labour.

Industrialists cut down the pays of its labour in order to sell the products at a cheaper rate to win the competitive world. Children are also hired as labour as they demand lesser rates. Many factories are being set up. And the factory waste in the form of used chemicals and toxic wastes are dumped into open seas. These toxic materials in turn cause the marine life to die out slowly. continue reading »

Are Celebrities Making A Big Difference On The Way People Eat? 3


weight loss celebritiesIt is true to say that, A list celebrities have a bit of a following. Take celebrities like Angelina Jolie for an example. There are hundreds if not thousands of people that are very interested in every single move that she makes which in my mind is actually slightly disturbing.

Angelina Jolie is the perfect size really, she isn’t overweight but by no means is she underweight so in terms of fitness and diet I imagine she eats pretty well which means her “followers” are going to be doing the same kind of thing. continue reading »

Hipster Fitness Tip: Stop Weighing Yourself 0


Stop Weighing YourselfIf you’re weighing yourself and are motivated by your results, keep up the good work. However, if you’re determined to get fit and constantly weighing yourself is “harshing” your motivation, stop. It isn’t helping.

Reality shows like “The Biggest Loser” may be fun to watch but drive home the motivational concept of “pounds lost” as the primary progress metric. There are others; e.g., clothing size, social reactions, and performance increases. So, why only focus on pounds lost? continue reading »

Take a Quiz – Win a Bike (Each Prize Is Worth ~$1400!) 4


How many exercise myths do you still believe in? This cool quiz contest over at will help you find out!

Not only will it make you a smarter person (the quiz is hard but you will be amazed at what you will find out) but it also gives you the chance to win one of the ~$1400 prizes: continue reading »

Twitter Tools to Keep You Fit, Healthy and Motivated 9


Did you know you can lose weight and become healthier with Twitter? Here are a few coolest Twitter tools and bots that help and motivate you to maintain a healthier life style!

You don’t need to be a geek actually but if you don’t have a Twitter account yet, that’s a good reason to register one (even f you are tired of that Twitter talk around the Internet).

Office WorkoutOffice Workout is a cool (surprisingly not really popular) Twitter bot that keeps you fit and healthy at work by tweeting a random office workout every 30 minutes.

Just follow it via your favorite Twitter client and let it update you twice n hour!

I find it awesome that the tool reminds you to keep a few seconds of rest and do some exercises. continue reading »

10 Most Creative and Simply Mean Ad Campaigns Promoting Weight Loss 29


There are a few really creative ad campaigns promoting healthy leaving and beautiful body. Some of them are really motivating, some of them are just mean.

See for yourself: continue reading »

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