Women who get at least 30 grams of fiber daily are half as likely to develop breast cancer, according to Men’s Health. Eat some fiber and slash your breast cancer risk by half?! That’s BIG news.
A high fiber diet is associated with a number of other benefits, from weight loss to constipation relief to diabetes prevention. It’s an excellent weight-loss aid because it helps fill you up and keep you full longer. A high fiber diet also helps…Read full post
Have you purchased a container of Nutella lately? Well, you could make some money – that is if you’re willing to join the class action suit against the chocolate hazelnut spread (and you saved your receipts)!
But who would sue such a delicious, chocolatey delight? Two mothers who were ‘shocked’ to learn that (gasp!) Nutella isn’t healthy after all! Both Laura Rude-Barbato, mother of three, and Athena Hohenberg, a San Diego mother of a 4-year-old daughter took the company…Read full post
A woman was hospitalized last week after eating a “Double Bypass Burger” at the infamous Heart Attack Grill, marking the second time in two months a customer has collapsed from the restaurant’s massive burgers.
The Las Vegas resident in her 40′s was having a great time smoking cigarettes, drinking margaritas, and eating a “double bypass burger,” which comes with two half-pound burger patties and plenty of bacon, before collapsing.
She is currently recovering from the incident, though it’s still not…Read full post
Who knows beauty better than Miss USA? With her long, gorgeous hair and flawless complexion, Miss USA, Alyssa Campanella, knows a thing or two in the beauty department. She shares a few of her best tips for looking your best and staying healthy with Woman’s Health, reminding us that the two – both health and beauty – go hand in hand.
Here are a few highlights!
How she keeps her hair in such good shape despite all…Read full post
Dr. Oz reveals healthy living tips everyday on his talk show, but he’s never gone so far as to bring the cameras into his own home – until now! If you’ve ever wondered what kind of magic potions America’s most beloved doctor keeps in his medicine cabinet, today is your lucky day. And we’re not just talking ibuprofen and multivitamins – Dr. Oz. has created some interesting potions and remedies that he and his family swear by!
Here are…Read full post
KFC has been ordered to pay $8.3 million to the family of a young Australian girl who suffered brain damage after eating a Chicken Twister from the fast food chain.
According to reports, Monika Samaan was just seven years old when she got salmonella poisoning after eating the chicken back in 2005. She was in a coma for six months and left with spastic quadriplegia and severe brain damage. The family also revealed during the trial that the girl’s…Read full post
Use it or lose it! Did you know that muscle power decreases by 17 percent after only four weeks of inactivity? And that’s not all: your muscles begin to decrease in size and appear less toned in as little as 72 hours!
Muscle that you use on a daily basis, like your hamstrings, atrophy slower than muscles you use less often, like your quads. And the stronger the muscle, the slower it will decrease in power and size.
Here…Read full post
Having trouble rocking your new pair of $500 Louboutins? Well, Christian Louboutin has one piece of advice for you: “If you can’t walk in them, don’t wear them.”
He says, quite frankly, that he doesn’t care if his shoes are uncomfortable or downright painful. The designer told Grazia magazine:
I really have not so much sympathy. If Tina Turner and Prince’s back-up band can perform on stage in them for three hours, you can’t tell me they are impossible to walk…Read full post
One thing is certain when it comes to losing weight: calories in versus calories out. But it’s not the only factor in the weight-loss equation, especially when it comes to losing fat and hanging on to muscle. Sure, you could eat 1,400 calories of Twinkie’s and still manage to lose weight if you’re overweight, but you it certainly won’t help you target stubborn belly fat and you’ll have a harder time keeping it off.
But do it the right…Read full post