Healthy snacks at your office

office snacks

It’s common that during work day, 8 hours or more in office you want to indulge something, often junk food to fight stress and work frustration. You know sodas, chips, pizza or sweets are not the best of your choices, so you have to think about healthy snacks to eat at your office, to keep you charged and with energy.

But be careful when you eat at your desk, pay attention not only to what you eat but also how much you eat.

Usually people snacks at their desks in front of computer and tend to eat fast, furiously and more than they really need. It’s the same thing like eating while watching TV, a mindless eating, tending to take extra calories.

Another problem is the nervous or emotional eating. You are not really hunger but you snack because of boredom or stress. After eating you feel relieved but at the same time guilty. You must control that emotional snacking by managing stress and asking yourself if you really feel hungry.

So the best choice is to take your time when you are eating and to put aside work. Enjoy your food while not risk overeating. Snacks are very important into your daily diet but remember that their calories matter so be careful on what you choose.

Considering these advises here is a list of healthy snacks to eat at your office:

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Victoria’s Secret Angels diet and workout secrets

victorias-secret models

Victoria’s Secret is the largest and the most famous American retailer of lingerie and swimwear. Everyone knows this brand and their models. The last ones are known for their beauty, their fitted body and some of them have an Angel status.

Seeing them in the catwalk you wonder how they keep that body, is just genetic or an intensive diet and workout plan? The answer is both of them.

It’s not enough just the genetic, you have to work hard to be healthy, pretty and in good shape. They eat usually a low fat diet and high in protein to keep their muscles and loose fat. They eat 5 times a day including snacks, no processed foods, just organic fruit, vegetables and of course a lot of water.

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Squats for a butt like a Brazilian

Who’s that girl that doesn’t want to have a beautiful and toned body? How many diets, exercises for that belly fat, thighs and butt? Today we are going to talk about butt, how to get a toned and round shaped butt like a Brazilian.

It’s possible. Maybe it can last a while depending on different people, genetics, nutrition, lifestyle but it’s possible. Start from today by doing these exercises and be ready for summer.

Squats

squats

The best exercise for a sexy lower is squat. It does miracles with not so many sacrifices. Squats work on quads and glutes better than any other exercise. They are very versatile and can be done in any location with or without using weights.

Squats help to lift and tighten the butt. To increase the effect, give an extra squeeze when returning to a standing position to your glutes.

It also helps to tone the legs by engaging hamstrings, calf muscles and quadriceps. Make this workout more intense by slowing the motion down.

The benefits of squats are proved also in core strengthening and increasing flexibility.

Your first days start to do them simple without weights by doing 3 sets of 10 squats each. Than add lighter weights by using barbell or dumbbells to make your workout more intense.

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Spring Summer 2013 color trends

Spring is portent of joy, new life, new hopes accompanied with the harmony of the nature and all its colors. The new season is reflected in people mood, plans, organization, new ideas and also in refreshing their look, wardrobe, makeup or home design.

As spring is symbol of rainbow colors include them in your daily routine, by using them in what you wear.

From best fashion designers here are the top colors trends of SS 2013 from strong hues to bright ones, a mix of luxury shades to rock this season:

Yellow

yellow color trend

The sun color or lemon shades, bright up the collection of Spring 2013. The most used hue is that lemon color, seen at Oscar de la Renta, Michael Kors and Alice+Olivia. This color goes well as a dress, suit, skirt, shoes or bags. It looks good even printed or pattern way.

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7 Skin care tips on Spring

skin care on spring

With the new season coming, you have to refresh your wardrobe, your accessories, diet and skin care routine to. You have to understand first of all that through each season, your skin has different necessities.

To start you should control the lotions, cleansers and sunscreen if are suitable for spring because some products you used in winter may not work well in spring or summer.

Fortunately, having a flawless skin is much easier in warm seasons than in winter with fewer problems but you have to be customized with a special routine and to follow it regularly.

Here are some tips on how to take care of your skin during spring season:

1- Use sunscreen

sun protection

Is the most essential rule for spring and summer. Even that applying sunscreen must be through all the year, I know that most of you skip it during winter. Now you should not skip it anymore, get back and use SPF moisturizer at least +20 to prevent sun damages, premature aging, dark spots etc. If your sunscreen causes acne, breakouts or dryness, look for a specific oil free formula or with oxybenzone ingredient.

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Cellulite causes and remedies

get rid of cellulite

Cellulite, the biggest problem of 90% women and it’s just about a cosmetic problem, the way it looks not about a medical condition. It’s more common among women but even men can have it. It happens to different ages and different weights, even thin people have cellulite.

But how to get rid of it and don’t worry anymore to wear a mini dress or bikini?

First of all like every problem, to find the right solution you have to know the causes of it. Changing and improving the causes is the first step of getting rid of cellulite.

What is cellulite and which are the factors that cause it?

Cellulite is fat accumulated beneath the skin tissue giving that lumpy, dimpled appearance. It’s also related with the blood vessels, when blood isn’t flowing properly, there are more possibilities to cause cellulite. It’s also known as orange peel syndrome and is most common in buttocks, thighs an belly. It’s not harmful, it just gives you that ugly appearance and affect your confidence and self esteem.

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The power of Antioxidants

power of antioxidants

For sure you heard about antioxidants and their importance for health and beauty. More and more people are being conscious to eat in healthy way for their well-being  Read this post to learn what antioxidants are, which are their benefits and where can you find them.

What are antioxidants?

An antioxidant is a molecule that prohibits the oxidation of other molecules. The chemical reaction of oxidation produces free radicals that cause cell damage or death.

Free radicals are continuously formed in the body caused by factors like: pollution, stress, exposure to the sun, smoking, processed food and medicines. They accelerate the aging process and increase the risk of diseases (diabetes, heart disease, cancer etc). The antioxidants role is to neutralize them and stop the oxidation reaction.

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