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Top 10 Health Trends of the 2000's

Top 10 Health Trends of the 2000's

With a few weeks into 2010 and the last decade fading in the rear-view mirror, let's take a look at the nutrition, fitness and health trends that defined the 2000's. 

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Top 50 Films of the 2000's

Top 50 Films of the 2000's

I’m still reeling from the fact that this decade is coming to a close so quickly (get it… reeling). This list was originally going to be a top 10… which turned into a top 25… after which I finally decided on a top 50 as there were just too many great films I couldn’t bear to leave out.

You’ll find an eclectic mix of foreign, art-house, grindhouse, blockbusters and of course a fair share of Oscar winners/contenders.  Perhaps the biggest surprise to people may not be so much what’s on the list as what is absent from the list.

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How to Lose Stubborn Facts and Other Weight Loss Tricks

How to Lose Stubborn Facts and Other Weight Loss Tricks

This is a guest post by Shannon Wills.

It’s a demon that all of us have to deal with, especially as we get older. Even though we eat healthy food and exercise on a regular basis, there are some parts of our body that cling on to fat and refuse to be separated from it no matter what we do. And in what can only be called an irony, stubborn fat is most often found where it looks the worst – under your arms, around your waist, in the area above your thighs and below your waist, and around your abdomen. For women, it’s the pear shape with extra flab that has them looking bad while men have to contend with looking like apples that are likely to topple over because of the extra fittings around their abdomen.

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Skinny Bitch: A Book Review by Jamie Hale

Skinny Bitch: A Book Review by Jamie Hale

Again, much thanks to coach extraordinaire Jamie Hale for allowing me to post yet another classic article. Please enjoy and do yourself a favour and visit Jamie’s awesome site.

Reviewing Skinny Bitch
by Jamie Hale

Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin created Skinny Bitch. Rory Freedman, is a former agent for Ford Models, Kim Barnouin is a former model that holds a Masters of Science degree in Holistic Nutrition. Skinny Bitch is an international bestseller and a #1 New York Times bestseller. From Skinny Bitch website “If you can’t take one more day of self-loathing, you’re ready to hear the truth: You cannot keep shoveling the same crap into your mouth every day and expect to lose weight.”

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Organic Food: The Real Story

Organic Food: The Real Story

This is a guest post by Jamie Hale - it is a truly a classic. Enjoy!

Over the past two decades the sale of organic foods has increased annually nearly 20%. Today’s organic food system includes a combination of small and large food producers, local and global distribution networks, and a wide variety of products including processed foods, fruits, vegetables, meats and dairy (1). Recent food crises such as mad cow disease and foot-and-mouth disease may have decreased consumer confidence in conventional foods and swayed their buying

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