Health & Fitness

Alimentos y remedios caseros que te ayudarán a vencer al odioso INSOMNIO

Soy de sueño delicado. Siempre lo he sido. Así que cuido mi sueño. Trato por ejemplo, de no comer muy tarde en la noche. Mi abuela, que todo lo sabía jamás probaba bocado después de las seis de la tarde. A mí no se me ocurre ni oler el café después de mediodía, no sea que me quede "encendida" y luego no pueda "apagarme". Pero además de este tipo de rutinas ¿qué podemos comer y tomar para dormir mejor? Si eres de las que cuentas ovejitas para poder conciliar el sueño, entonces esto es contigo.

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5 Fantastic reasons why EVERYONE should eat blueberries


Blueberries are such a well-loved fruit by many that it's no surprise July is National Blueberry Month. They're a portable snack, an ideal addition to a fruit salad and you reap many health benefits from them. They may be tiny, but they contain antixiodants and have been used since the 1600's as a medical resource by Native Americans.

As if blueberries weren't already good enough for us, there are plenty of other reasons why you should be eating them.

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Chrissy Teigen & 7 other celebs fired for being "too fat"


Model Chrissy Teigen hates Forever 21 with a passion. No, it's not because their clothes shrink at the first site of humidity or fall apart at the seams during an especially aggressive bachata. Teigen hates them because they once fired her for being too "fat."

"I actually was fired from a job. Forever 21," revealed Teigen during an interview with DuJour magazine. "They asked me if they could take a photo and they shoot that photo off to my agency, who then calls me as I'm sitting in the makeup chair. And they say, 'You need to leave right now. They just said you are fat and you need to come get your measurements taken.' So I hate you, Forever 21. Hate you so much. Honestly, you're the worst." 

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5 Reasons everyone should take probiotics

Man, if only I had known about all the benefits of probiotics beforehand, I would have saved myself a ton of trips to the doctor. Last summer I suffered months of bad gastritis, stomach problems, frequent UTI's and even appendicitis.

After having my appendix surgically removed, my doctor recommended I start incorporating probiotic supplements (found in many yogurts) into my diet. Not too sure how they work? Well they actually boost "good" bacterial strains in your system, easing your stomach and preventing and treating vaginal or urinary tract infections. It's literally like a magic pill!

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7 Reasons you actually need fat in your diet

Contrary to popular belief, dietary fat is very important for the health of our body. Fat phobia is running rampant in today's society, so we hope that the 7 fat benefits presented below will make you realize how important it truly is for our physiology.

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4 Health benefits of farts

When it comes to flatulence, we've all, at one point or another, proven the "He who supplied it, denied it" saying to be quite accurate. But, according to researchers at the University of Exeter, you may actually want to beam with pride next time you cut the proverbial cheese.  

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5 Hierbas que te harán PERDER PESO rápidamente

Hierbas PHOTOS

Perder peso de manera rápida y segura es casi como pedir un milagro. ¿Quién tiene tiempo de contar calorías, cocinar ligero y pasar horas haciendo ejercicios? Con un trabajo de tiempo completo y un bebé a bordo, yo no. Sin embargo, he encontrado los remedios perfectos que me ayudan a bajar esas libritas extras sin necesidad de dietas difíciles. 

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Get rid of that belly drinking eggplant water

At this time of year, eggplant can be found everywhere. I make eggplant lasagna, eggplant parmesan, babaganoush, my eggplant casserole with tomatoes and anchovies, and, of course, the classic ratatouille. I'm not here to talk about food recipes though, but about how to use this vegetable for weight loss, something we all need these days.

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The 5 Funniest workout videos on Youtube

I'm one of those weirdos that LOVES to work out.  But I get it, most workouts are boring and even though we all could use a little more fitness in our lives, those 30 minutes at the gym are 30 minutes we could spend on being productive elsewhere.  Well for those of you who want to test the theory that laughing burns calories, here are my favorite and funniest workout videos on Youtube.

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The 5 WORST Summer foods for weight loss


Summer is officially here which means you going to lots of BBQ's, to the pool or beach, rooftop parties, festivals, concerts and other fun activities. Along with all these fun time comes TONS of food, and some of it is terrible for your waistline. It's hard to pass up on cocktails, ice cream, and other delicious treats when they are being waved in front of you everywhere you go.

However there are healthier summer food options, which will keep you looking good in your swimsuit this season and beyond.

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