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Top 5 ways to battle belly bloat

Warmer weather brings sunny days, fresh breezes and plenty of flora and fauna to explore. But there’s another aspect to warm weather that some people dread: swimsuit season. Three out of four women (77 percent) have felt self-conscious while wearing a swimsuit due to body issues, according to …

Dreamcasting the Blood Brothers Series by Rebecca Zanetti

Rebecca Zanetti is always working on her next book. Catching up with her before the release of her latest brainchild, “Lethal Lies” asked the prolific author to dreamcast her Blood Brothers series. “I can describe each character, but this is one of my few series where I don’t …

Lethal Lies by Rebecca Zanetti In Bookshelves on May 16th

The second book in the “Blood Brothers” series, “Lethal Lies” arrives on bookshelves on May 16, 2017. Here are what reviewers are saying: “4 1/2 stars! Top pick! This is a true thriller that will keep readers frantically flipping the pages as death and danger come at the …

A professional chef shares 7 kitchen essentials

From spices and oils to gadgets and gizmos, there are always new, trendy items to add to your kitchen. Trying to separate the handy from the hype, however, can be a time-consuming and expensive process. Professional chefs know not everything is worthy of space in their kitchens, but …

Running in Circles in The Tawny Man Trilogy by Robin Hobb

In anticipation of reading the 9th book of the life of Fitz Chivalry Farseer, I decided to re-read all the preceding 8 books. Granted, it was a sale at Audible that triggered my renewed interest in the first two trilogies, nevertheless, going through Fitz’s journey once again made …

5 health ‘facts’ that are actually myths

Get eight hours of sleep at night, eat your vegetables, and an apple a day keeps the doctor away – these are all common health sayings you’ve heard and probably believe to be true. While commonly told health myths may have some truth to them, there are some …

Mykita Studio: A New Design Concept

MYKITA STUDIO represents the creative core of the modern manufactory. The eponymously named eyewear line is a showcase for high-fashion concepts – uncompromising designs that reflect the aesthetic zeitgeist. Conceived as a design series, each new instalment starts with a clean slate. With no existing restraints or commitments …

Fiber: What it is and why you need more of it in your diet

Eat more fiber. If your doctor didn’t give you this advice at your last checkup, she probably should have: 97 percent of Americans don’t get the recommended daily amount of dietary fiber they need to stay healthy. But what is fiber, and why is it good for you? …

Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale

An animated feature with a brand-new original story by author, Reki Kawahara! SYNOPSIS The NerveGear, the world’s first dedicated full-dive device developed by the genius programmer, Akihiko Kayaba in 2022…a revolutionary machine that opened up infinite possibilities for the world of VR (Virtual Reality.) 4 years later…. A …

Feel good about satisfying your sweet tooth

With growing concerns about diabetes, obesity and dental health issues, many Americans are trying to limit their sugar intake and are turning to other types of sweeteners. But with so many alternatives out there, how do you know the choices you make to replace sugar are actually healthier …

Decoding food labels: Scary additives or gifts from nature?

Food-ingredient labels are getting shorter. Why? Because the people have spoken: We want fewer, better ingredients in our foods. We asked, and the companies that make our food responded by replacing artificial colors and flavors, removing what’s unessential, and using naturally derived ingredients. But even shorter “clean” labels …