Author: Maria Filip

Christian’s Bale Diet – Apple and Tuna Diet

The actor Christian Bale used this diet to lose 63 pounds in four months. The diet consists of one can of tuna and/or one apple per day. In The Machinist (2004), Christian Bale plays the role of Trevor Reznik, a machinist with severe insomnia. The lack of sleep leads to severe weight loss, so Trevor Reznik...

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A healthy diet to lose weight- Prasouda Diet

Considered one of the healthiest diets, Prasouda diet is in fact more than a diet: it is a way of healthy living.  The Prasouda diet, also known as the Mediterranean diet, originates from Greece, Italy, and Spain. The name of the diet actually comes from a small rocky island located just off of the larger island...

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Memories from the early childhood- Why do they fade away? Is it possible to keep them vivid?

Ever since a child is born, the parents do their best to create for him/her life experiences as pleasant as possible. But how much will the child remember over the years? It is a true fact that most adults cannot remember things that happened in their early childhood.  We do not have memories for the first...

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Do you want to have a physically active child? Be an active mother!

Young children are not ‘just naturally active’. The parents, and especially the mothers, have strong influence on the activity levels of the children.   A new study from the University of Cambridge suggests that, when it comes to levels of physical activity of a child, “it is the mother who sets the pace”. The study analysed the...

Lose weight with LEMON PECTIN

Pectin is a structural heteropolysaccharide (soluble fiber) present in most primary cell walls and in the non-woody parts of terrestrial plants. It is mainly extracted from citrus peels (lemons, oranges, and grapefruits), apples, carrots, cherries etc. Typical levels of pectin in these plants are: Apples:  1–1.5%; Apricot:  1%; Cherries:  0.4%; Oranges: 0.5–3.5%; Carrots: 1.4%; Citrus peels: ...

Why do we prefer Pink Lemonade?

PINK LEMONADE AND COLOR THERAPY For most of us, lemonade and, especially the pink lemonade, is the drink of our childhood. The image of our Mom preparing a nice tasty glass of pink lemonade pops into our minds, whenever we think about pink lemonade. A special connection between the “concepts” of pink lemonade, mother, and unconditional...

One friendly LIMONCELLO

The Italian lemon liqueur known as LIMONCELLO is traditionally an after-dinner drink that aids in digestion. But this sweet and tangy liqueur can also be a wonderful ingredient in cooking and baking. Limoncello is great with many Italian desserts, as tiramisu and ricotta pie, it tastes wonderful on fresh fruits, on salads and seafood and it...

Strawberry Lemonade

Made out of strawberry and lemons, the strawberry lemonade is tasty, refreshing and silhouette friendly! Both the strawberries and the lemons are filled with chemical compounds which can make wonders for you and your health. One way to enjoy their combined nutrition and health benefits is the STRAWBERRY LEMONADE.   For 6 servings of delicious Strawberry...