January 2018

Rapid modernization has seen the emergence of fast foods. Nowadays, people have increased accessibility and the possibility to eat what they want at any time, which often means eating unhealthily. Eating out means that people get to eat more junk foods that are high in calories, excess red meat, foods with high sugar concentrations or very high salt content. As a result, people have been suffering from a myriad of diseases ranging from cancers, strokes, obesity, and cardiac diseases, just to mention a few. Our forefathers may not have had the convenience of eating food as soon as they desired it but ate food grown locally and prepared at home. Their food comprised mainly of vegetables. They did not get the kind of diseases we are seeing today.

In order to keep fit and healthy, you should eat natural foods and do workouts to burn excess calories. You may also consider to acheter ephedrine, a nasal decongestant that comes in handy in bodybuilding due to its stimulating effects.Without throwing away all knowledge of our modern diets, we should borrow certain aspects from our ancestors’ eating habits which were, to a large extent, devoid of refined sugar. This article delves into two traditional foods that are classic examples of traditional diets that promote good feeding habits, and which you might consider adopting.

The Mediterranean Diet
This diet is found among the inhabitants of the countryside parts of Italy, France, Greece, Spain, or any other Mediterranean country. In these places, there are people who still cook using traditional methods.

Takeaway points from the people who still eat the Mediterranean diet
People eat plainly
Their foods have not been processed, refined, or have had their nutrients and fiber removed. Due to this, the foods are whole and hence are beneficial in preventing diseases. The meals are light, though satisfying, mainly because of the high fiber content.

The cooking style is simple, not complex
The cooking involves fresh and regular foods such as legumes, vegetables, grains, and seafood. They garnish with little olive oil, some herbs, spices, and citrus. Steaming is the method applied to grains and legumes, with herbs and spices for flavor. Normally, foods are grilled or boiled in sauce or water to which flavorings have been added. Other foods are baked, in which case, extra virgin oil, herbs and a little lemon juice or dry white wine are put to use. Simple salads from fresh vegetables are a common component of meals.

You should endeavor to adopt this traditional diet as part of your lifestyle. The fundamental thing is to eat vegetables, legumes, fruits, nuts, seeds, fish, whole grains, and extra-virgin olive oil. Take some red meat occasionally, but put aside beverages sweetened with sugar, refined oils, polished grains, added sugars, and highly processed foods.

The benefits of the Mediterranean diet

  • Promotes weight loss and maintains a healthy weight   
  • Keeps the heart healthy and robust
  • Prevents and controls diabetes
  • Leads to a better eyesight
  • Minimizes risk of Alzheimer’s
The Traditional Okinawa Diet
This is a diet found among the Okinawa people who live in Japan.
Takeaway points from this traditional diet:
1) Shun eating until you are overfed.
2) Simple, natural foods hold the nutrients to sustain your health.

The fundamental concept of this diet
The low-calorie diet, which is mainly comprised of fruits and vegetables, is very rich in nutrients. A foundation of this diet is the imo (orange sweet potatoes that come in a purple or yellow variety.) These people also eat plenty of green leafy vegetables and other vegetables which are yellow, green or orange, for example, the bitter melon. They also consume tofu and other foods made from soybean. White rice is eaten sparingly. Okinawans eat to fill up to about 80% of the stomach’s capacity and give the possible biggest amount to their neighbors. They consume eggs and meat occasionally. There are no refined sugary foods in this diet.

The benefits of the traditional Okinawa diet
It has been observed that those who practice this diet live long, enjoy active lifestyles for the better part of their lives, age is slow to catch up with them, and rarely suffer disability.

It is supposed that the reason for the longevity of the Okinawa people is the combination of consumption of controlled calories and portions with a diet rich in nutrients necessary to promote the body’s wellbeing.

Priyanka Chopra flashes black lace bralet in baggy white suit at Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala

'Quantico' actress Priyanka Chopra attended the Annual Clive-Davis Pre-Grammy Gala held in New York, and turned heads in her skin baring outfit.

The 35 year old star smouldered in her baggy white pant suit with fringed feathered details, and showed off her black lace bra underneath.

Priyanka's ensemble had a sheen to it, and the actress wore a pair of strappy black heels that added further height to her tall frame.

Wearing her hair in a tousled wavy do, Priyanka stole the show, and along with showing her toned and flat midriff, wore a few gold necklaces and a bold crimson lip.

Priyanka Chopra flashes lace bralet at the 2018 Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala

Hailee Steinfeld – Clive Davis and Recording Academy Pre-Grammy Gala in NYC

 Hailee Steinfeld arrived at the 2018 Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala held in New York, and stole the limelight in a daring and bold red dress.

Clad in a stunning design from the Elie Saab Spring/Summer 2018 Collection, the 21 year old actress was a vision to behold.

The young star showcased her slender physique in the ensemble that had daring slits up the thigh and cuts at the side to put her slim waist on show.

Hailee's orange toned red dress also featured a crimson belt to cinch-in her waist, and the star wore matching heels to go.

Wearing a scarlet pout with her lashes long and dark, and her hair in curls, Hailee was surely gorgeous at the event.

Hailee Steinfeld – Clive Davis and Recording Academy Pre-Grammy Gala in NYC

Hailee Steinfeld – Clive Davis and Recording Academy Pre-Grammy Gala in NYC

Hailee Steinfeld – Clive Davis and Recording Academy Pre-Grammy Gala in NYC

Cardi B – Clive Davis and Recording Academy Pre-Grammy Gala in NYC

Rapper Cardi B attended the 2018 Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala held in New York City, and put her hourglass curves on show.

Clad in an Ashi Spring/Summer 2018 tuxedo inspired strapless gown. the 25 year old star put her ample cleavage on show.

Cardi B's cream coloured gown featured a strapless satin neckline with a double-breasted silhouette, with her trim waist and pert posterior on show.

Showcasing her half-a-million dollar engagement ring, Cardi B sizzled on the red carpet, and wore an assortment of sparkling rings and a gold cuff.

Cardi B had a sleek black bob on, and topped off her style statement with red talons, long lashes and a nude pout.

Cardi B – Clive Davis and Recording Academy Pre-Grammy Gala in NYC

Cardi B – Clive Davis and Recording Academy Pre-Grammy Gala in NYC

Gal Gadot and Ashley Graham show off skin at Revlon's Campaign Launch

After featuring as Revlon's new faces for the Revlon Live Boldly Campaign, model Ashley Graham and actress Gal Gadot arrived for the launch of the campaign.

The 32 year old star of 'Wonder Woman' and the 30 year old cover star of Sports Illustrated Swim put on skin and curves on show at the event held in New York.

Ashley clad her ample curves in an off-shoulder black and purple gown which showed off cleavage and also had a slit up the thigh.

Gal wore a plunging halter-neck dress with a sheer skirt, and added a bold red lip colour to her style along with a matching manicure.

Ashley wore her brunette hair in loose curls, while Gal opted for a sleek and straight style, as the two joined other Revlon ambassadors at the event.

Gal Gadot – Revlon’s ‘Live Boldly’ Campaign Launch in New York

Gal Gadot – Revlon’s ‘Live Boldly’ Campaign Launch in New York

Camila Cabello on The Edit January 25th, 2018 Cover

Pop star Camila Cabello turns up the heat as she covers The Edit's January 25th, 2018 edition, and dolls up in vibrant tropical styles.

Raising the temperature, the raven haired songstress flaunts the season's sizzling mini skirts and tops, and puts skin and curves on show.

Photographed by An Le, with the styling works of Tracy Taylor, the 'Havana' singer is seen on the cover wearing a skirt from Dolce & Gabbana with a Prada top.

For the rest of the shoot, Camila smoulders in designs from Versace, Zimmermann and Johanna Oritz, and the Cuban-American star allures for the shoot.

Singer Camila Cabello wears Jennifer Fisher Earrings, Johanna Ortiz top and skirt

Posing in bed, Camila Cabello wears Versace dress and Jennifer Fisher earrings

Camila Cabello poses in Zimmermann ruffled top and Jennifer Fisher earrings

Flaunting some shoulder, Camila Cabello poses in Jonathan Simkhai top and Jennifer Fisher earrings

Camila Cabello wears Cushnie et Ochs dress and Jennifer Fisher earrings

Camila Cabello Poses in Tropical Styles for The Edit

Camila Cabello Poses in Tropical Styles for The Edit

Camila Cabello Poses in Tropical Styles for The Edit

Busty Demi Rose Mawby flaunts her stunning hourglass figure in deep-plunging gold dress

Instagram sensation Demi Rose was spotted out and about in London with a male pal, and grabbed instant attention in a figure-hugging mini dress.

The 22 year old flaunted skin and curves along with ample cleavage in a yellow-gold dress that also had a plunging neckline, letting her curves take the limelight.

Demi, the raven haired star, put on quite a leggy show in her skimpy dress that had chain detailing all over, and added a pair of matching gold heels and a clutch to her look.

Commanding quite the attention in the House of CB bodycon dress, the buxom beauty was all smiles, and let her long hair loose along with wearing a nude lip with smoky eye.

Busty Demi Rose Mawby flaunts her stunning hourglass figure in deep-plunging gold dress

Demi Rose bares hourglass curves out and about in London


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