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The Big Saturated Fats Debate: Friend, Foe, or Frenemy?

The Big Saturated Fats Debate: Friend, Foe, or Frenemy?

So far, since 1960s,  it’s been well-established that foods with high saturated fat content e.g., butter, beef, pork, lamb and whole fat dairy may increase the risk of heart disease and drops significantly when they are replaced with foods rich in poly unsaturated fats (PUFA) and mono-unsaturated fats (MUFA) (fish, nuts and vegetable oils). However, the new […]

Product Review: NaturOli Soap Nuts / Soap Berries

Product Review: NaturOli Soap Nuts / Soap Berries

Product: NaturOli Soap Nuts Manufacturer: NaturOli Price Range: $3.95-$72.95 (Depending on your needs and wash/load count) What is It: All Natural and Organic Laundry Detergent Website: http://store.naturoli.com/   To be honest, I was just a little cynical when my cousin told me about using all natural soap berries to wash clothes. However, I’m the venturous type so […]

Product Review: Injoy Soapworks

Product Review: Injoy Soapworks

Product: Tea Blend Soap Manufacturer: Injoy Soapworks Price Range: $1.75- $3.00 per bar What is It: Handmade soap made with all natural ingredients from the coast of Africa, India, Brazil, and Egypt  Website: www.injoysoapworks.com Ebby Rating: 4 out of 5 stars I had the lovely opportunity to try out a couple of soap bars of Injoy Soapworks […]

5 Reasons Why I Stopped Obsessing About Gaining Weight

5 Reasons Why I Stopped Obsessing About Gaining Weight

You know that feeling when you look back on all of your pictures from the past when you were healthier, slimmer, and “happier”? Then you compare it to the pictures you took at a friend’s wedding reception this past weekend where you’ve gained at least 30 pounds? Sometimes the feeling is of inner disappointment for not sticking to […]