(PCM) This week’s I LOVE FOOD post is a rarity, at least for me. I used to live in Delaware and there is a popular chain (not really chain in the commercial sense, but they have more than one location) that I used to frequent.
The place in Delaware is called Santa Fe. They not only have killed Margarita deals (a huge glass for $3 during happy hour) but they serve pulled chicken quesadillas. Actually, the quesadillas are…Read full post
(PCM) DWTS pro-dancer Chelsie Hightower as she celebrated her 23rd birthday last weekend in Cancun, looking as fit and fabulous as she does on the dance floor. But Hightower claims that there is something different about her: she’s wiser!
“It’s weird how I woke up today feeling one year older AND wiser too…It’s gonna be a good year,” she tweeted.
Black Opal has been named the official U.S. Cosmetics Partner of the upcoming film ‘Sparkle,’ in theaters August 17th. From now until August 17th, Black Opal will be running a fabulous contest, for one lucky winner plus 10 of her “BESTIES” to win a spa day and a private screening party of the film!
The Miss Universe Organization and Rock the Vote have partnered to register voters and engage young people in the political process during this ever-important election year.
Recently crowned Miss USA, Olivia Culpo, and the 50 State Titleholders, will partner with Rock the Vote around National Voter Registration Day on September 25th. Miss USA and the state titleholders will register their respective states’ voters through online and on-the-ground events across the country
“I am excited and pleased that…Read full post
(PCM) Just three days following the tragic shooting that took 12 lives in Aurora, Colorado, a company called Machine Guns Vegas thought it was appropriate to debut their new ‘Louis Vuitton’ grip handgun designed for the fashionable “gun enthusiasts”.
“Like Marc Jacobs putting Sponge Bob Square Pants onto LV monogrammed bags, Machine Guns Vegas has created their own Louis Vuitton accessory – a monogrammed Louis Vuitton grip for a handgun – which is legal to…Read full post
(PCM) It’s hard to imagine Kate Beckinsale as anything but beautiful, yet the actress, named “Sexiest Woman Alive” in 2009, reveals she didn’t always feel so attractive. She tells Allure magazine:
“I didn’t feel very attractive as a child, and actually I wasn’t. Feeling attractive didn’t come until I was 29 and with . Maybe it has to do with not having had a dad. I’d never experienced a father saying, ‘Oh,…Read full post
(PCM) You need fat to burn fat! Monounsaturated fats (MUFAs) have been shown to fight belly flab and reduce inflammation. In fact, studies show that people who regularly consume MUFAs have lower body fat levels and are more successful at dropping body fat than those on low-fat diets.
Additional research shows the MUFAs may also reduce the risk of developing certain diseases, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke and possibly even certain cancers.
Monounsaturated fats…Read full post
(PCM) Too much sodium in your diet? Try eating more leafy greens and coconut! Extra potassium helps negate the effects of a high-sodium diet, according to the CDC.
One study found that consuming twice as much potassium as sodium can halve your risk of dying from cardiovascular disease.
“Potassium and sodium are like peas in a pod, except they’re in opposite pods,” says epidemiologist Paul Whelton, president and chief executive of the Loyola University Health…Read full post
(PCM) It’s easy to gain weight when you’re on the road; just think about all the fast-food and convenience store pit-stops you can make! Temptation is everywhere when you’re touring, but Katy Perry has mastered it, proving you can stay healthy even with little rest for months on the road.
So what are her diet tips and secrets to staying so lean and strong on tour?
“When I was on the road, I liked to have a…Read full post
(PCM) We all know teachers have a strong influence on the education and development of children, but new research suggests that teachers can also have a positive effect on student’s eating habits.
Adding more vegetables to the school cafeteria line isn’t enough; to improve school nutrition and actually get students to eat healthier, researchers say that parents, teachers, and administrators need to get involved. In fact, one study found that simple steps made by teachers can lead to…Read full post