Food and Drinks, Products & Services, Weight Loss

Caffeine and Weight Loss

Ohhhh ... caffeine the more desired elixir of my mornings!  Caffeine is one of the most studied substances on the planet. There are thousands of scientific studies about the benefits of coffee, tea, chocolate, and supplements, yet it seems there’s still no consensus on the health benefits of caffeine. The research about the connection between… Continue reading Caffeine and Weight Loss

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Fitness, Food and Drinks, Weight Loss

Make Healthier Food Choices With HCG

In most weight loss programs, your diet is the first thing that is given utmost attention, and HCG is no different. Good nutrition, coupled with taking HCG shots regularly, are key to making your weight loss program work more effectively. Changing your eating habits can be difficult, especially if you have a physically demanding lifestyle.… Continue reading Make Healthier Food Choices With HCG

Fitness, Food and Drinks, Weight Loss

The Most Important Meal of the Day

Ohhh yes, remember the speech "breakfast is the most important meal of the day" from you mom?  We've all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but are you responsible enough not to skip it? As you run out of the door in the morning with one shoe on our foot… Continue reading The Most Important Meal of the Day

Food and Drinks, Lifestyle, Travel

Puerto Rico Celebrating Christmas in the Dark

Some say Puerto Rico has the longest Christmas in the World.  For us, Christmas starts after Thanksgiving, continues through Christmas Day, and extends beyond Three Kings Day, on January 6, with the "octavitas" – an eight-day street party that concludes in the "Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastian" in Old San Juan in mid-January.  That… Continue reading Puerto Rico Celebrating Christmas in the Dark

Food and Drinks, Parenting

STOP! My kid can’t eat that!

Ask anyone who raised children 30 years ago if they ever heard of food allergies back then, and the likely answer will be no. Yet today, who doesn't know a child -if not several kids- who have severe food allergies? Pediatricians and allergists are observing first-hand that food allergies in infants and children have increased… Continue reading STOP! My kid can’t eat that!

Food and Drinks, Parenting

Leftover Halloween Candy, Wait What?!

Let’s be honest, I have never heard about such thing as leftover Halloween candy, but after reading from various friends that were left with bags of candy, here are a few ideas and even cool recipes that may make you glad that you do have some yummy treats leftover. Halloween Candy Buy Back: Bring any… Continue reading Leftover Halloween Candy, Wait What?!