Beauty mogul Bobbi Brown talks summer makeup

I had the privilege of interviewing makeup mogul Bobbi Brown some time back. Brown became a name in the cosmetics business by pushing moderation. In the 1980s, when look-at-me colors, stark contours, and shiny red lips were in fashion, Brown designed cosmetics to highlight a woman's natural look. Empire in herself She had moved to … Continue reading Beauty mogul Bobbi Brown talks summer makeup

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The quickest berry recipes you will find

Berries are very berry antioxidant-rich rockstars of the food world that even fruit-sparse diets like the Ketogenic meal plan allow. Berries are low in sugar compared to most fruits, despite their pleasurable flavour. They are high in anthocyanin, an antioxidant that is proven to lower blood pressure. Most berries (yes, there are over 20 edible … Continue reading The quickest berry recipes you will find

Types of berries to eat every day

It's hard to find anyone who doesn't like berries. Vegans love them since they are great for non-dairy dessert. Dieters like them since they are ultra low in carbs and have been proven to aid weight loss. Fitness freaks like them because of their zero-fat nutrient-rich composition which gives boundless energy. I am rolling out … Continue reading Types of berries to eat every day

6 superfoods at your local supermarket

You read about the amazing benefits of chia seeds and drove to the local supermarket to discover that it doesn't stock them. Quinoa is too expensive to be accommodated into your monthly budget and the avocados (you only get the imported variety here) aren't fresh. You're running out of ideas to rev up your diet … Continue reading 6 superfoods at your local supermarket

5 ways to make your coffee healthier… and tastier

Avoid falling for the sugary add-ons from the coffee shop. If you're getting your fix from the cafe next door, you are probably cancelling out the health benefits by asking for the extras -- sugar, creamer, whipped topping and flavoured syrups. Don't even get us started about the numerous calories they contain. Rely on these DIY … Continue reading 5 ways to make your coffee healthier… and tastier

6 foods to eat for abs

Belly fat isn't just a matter of aesthetics. Visceral fat is an indicator of a diet low in nutrition and high in empty calories. Instead of shortcuts to look slimmer, improve on the nutritional deficiencies you may have and get healthier from the inside-out with an improved diet. These nourishing foods will support you and … Continue reading 6 foods to eat for abs

What does that label on your packaged food mean?

Can “organic” chips really be natural? Terms like “best before” and “use by” seem pretty obvious, but there is more to attractive food packaging than meets the eye. I am lessening the confusion by reducing your guesswork while doing grocery shopping. I used to consider reading food labels and ingredients a waste of time, until … Continue reading What does that label on your packaged food mean?