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Beer, Wine and Alcohol Calorie and Carb Database

Beer, Wine and Alcohol Calorie and Carb Database

| LIVESTRONG.COM You perform a breast exam in the shower each month. You shoot off to the doctor every time you spot a new mole. But chances are you still don’t notice most of what your body is trying to tell you. See, even the smallest of changes—from a new line on your fingernail to a bump on your eyelid—can be red flags for a host of health conditions, some of which are life-threatening, says Michael Smith, M.D., WebMD's chief medical editor. And since your doctor sees you once a year (for 10 minutes, right?) it’s even more critical to be in tune with your body, according to Smith. Here are five of the most surprising… If you see: “Spotting” all month long. It could mean: Most women chalk irregular vaginal bleeding up to stress, and that very well could be the cause. Follow up: See your gyno. If you see: Dark lines on your nail beds. It could mean: Mutating moles aren't the only signs of skin cancer—the disease can also develop under your nails. If you see: Sprouting pimples or thick hair.

Wisdom in few words: best motivational quotes | ZZE.ST - inspiration & lifehacks to make life better - StumbleUpon Throughout last couple of years I’ve been collecting my personal favorite quotations from various inspirational people in my Evernote. As a result I got quite a long list of sayings which I personally consider to be one of the smartest, wittiest, daring and positive at the same time. Moscow, 2008. So, I thought why not to share them with you? Assuming I have a lot in common with my readers, you might enjoy them too. “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi“Life isn’t about finding yourself. “Interviews I conducted with more than 70 CEOs and other leaders point to 5 essentials for success — qualities that most of those C.E.O.’s share and look for in people they hire. “Pause now to ask yourself the following question: “Am I dreaming or awake, right now?” “The key to your happiness is to own your slippers, own who you are, own how you look, own your family, own the talents you have, and own the ones you don’t.

5 Steps to Kill Hidden Bad Bugs in Your Gut that Make You Sick DOCTORS ARE TRAINED TO IDENTIFY DISEASES by where they are located. If you have asthma, it’s considered a lung problem; if you have rheumatoid arthritis, it must be a joint problem; if you have acne, doctors see it as a skin problem; if you are overweight, you must have a metabolism problem; if you have allergies, immune imbalance is blamed. Doctors who understand health this way are both right and wrong. As we come to understand disease in the 21st century, our old ways of defining illness based on symptoms is not very useful. If your skin is bad or you have allergies, can’t seem to lose weight, suffer from an autoimmune disease or allergies, struggle with fibromyalgia, or have recurring headaches, the real reason may be that your gut is unhealthy. There are many other possible imbalances in your body’s operating system that may drive illness, as well. Symptoms Throughout the Body Are Resolved By Treating the Gut The answer is a resounding yes. Why is this important? References

Top 20 Foods to Lower Your Cholesterol The higher the test score the better, right? Not when it comes to your cholesterol. If yours is climbing over 200, it’s time to take action. But there’s a much more natural solution than popping prescription medicines. Oatmeal Oatmeal is rich in soluble fiber, which cuts down the amount of cholesterol your intestines absorb. Salmon Two servings per week of wild salmon pump your body with enough omega-3 fatty acids to lower blood pressure and LDL cholesterol and boost your high-density lipoproteins. Olive Oil Powerful antioxidants present in olive oil decrease the low-density lipoproteins in your system. Almonds Almonds are a great source of plant sterols, which impede your body’s absorption of cholesterol. Avocados Unsaturated fats in avocados augment your body’s level of high-density proteins and lower the risk of diabetes and heart disease. Blueberries Blueberries contain copious amounts of pterostilbene, a compound that is known to effectively cut cholesterol. Pistachios Walnuts Tuna Apples

Foods To Eat That Keep You Burning Fat Some foods can help your body burn fat. When you eat these foods, your body is slimming down. The key is to replace the fat-laden foods you would otherwise eat with these fat-burning foods. That way you are doubling your fat-reducing efforts. Oatmeal is packed with soluble fiber. Olive oil is a fat that fights fat. Low-fat dairy products such as skim milk and non-fat yogurt are packed with calcium and protein. Egg whites have a lot of protein, which helps your body burn fat. Meat can help you burn fat, as long as you choose the right kind of meat. Fish such as salmon and tuna are high in protein and contain the good kind of fat. Whole-grain bread, pasta and rice contain nutritious fiber that cleans out your arteries and digestive system. Beans are high in protein, have no fat and are full of fiber. Broccoli is a super food. Berries are a sweet treat that is good for you.

THE WALMART DRINKING GAME by Matt Houghton - Artist: Roxie Vizcarra To set the record straight: I’m a man who likes to drink. Excessively. I like to drink at bars, in clubs, at friends’ apartments, in my own apartment, with homeless people unless they’re scary or look diseased, while taking a dump and so on and so forth. Included in that is while playing drinking games. A shot every time a fight breaks out on Jerry Springer. Or maybe a swig every time a turned-over playing card is a king, or hell - even simply the color red. Every time you see a mother pushing a cart with obese child in it, take one shot. Every time you see what appears to be a single mom under the age of 20, take one shot.

The Leadership Labyrinth Strategies in action - here is how it works You want to start carrying a bit of cash and not using your credit card. Make it hard to do. You want to walk or jog each morning to start your day, but by the time you get up and move around you don't feel like it. Make it easier to do. You want to stop biting your nails, but don't remember that 'til you're doing it. Make it hard or uncomfortable to do. You want the habit of waking up 20 minutes earlier but keep pushing the alarm snooze. Make it hard to stay in bed. You want to learn to save money for a long term goal, but never get to the bank and it always seems too small an amount so you spend it. Get in the habit of putting a little bit first. You want to think before you grab something from the fridge. Make it easy to remember and hard to do. You want to walk the stairs at work but keep taking the elevator. Make it hard not to do. You want to fold the clothes, but they sit in the laundry out of sight until you walk in there next time.

101 Revolutionary Ways to Be Healthy | Do the healthy thing, even when it's challenging, inconvenient or considered weird. Take pride in that. Just because it's popular doesn't mean it's smart or good for you. Enlist fellow trend buckers and create a trend of your own. Use your healthy frustration about the unhealthy status quo to spark creativity and determination. Don't be boring. Adults who eat eggs for breakfast lose 65 percent more weight A study published online today in the International Journal of Obesity shows that eating two eggs for breakfast, as part of a reduced-calorie diet, helps overweight adults lose more weight and feel more energetic than those who eat a bagel breakfast of equal calories. [1] This study supports previous research, published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, which showed that people who ate eggs for breakfast felt more satisfied and ate fewer calories at the following meal. [2] "People have a hard time adhering to diets and our research shows that choosing eggs for breakfast can dramatically improve the success of a weight loss plan," said Nikhil V. Dhurandhar, Ph.D., lead researcher and associate professor in the laboratory of infection and obesity at Pennington Biomedical Research Center, a campus of the Louisiana State University system. "Apparently, the increased satiety and energy due to eggs helps people better comply with a reduced-calorie diet."

The Dalai Lama's 18 Rules For Living - StumbleUpon May 6, 2011 | 42 Comments » | Topics: Life, List At the start of the new millennium the Dalai Lama apparently issued eighteen rules for living. Since word travels slowly in the digital age these have only just reached me. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. via OwenKelly Hot Stories From Around The Web Other Awesome Stories Slacker’s Guide to Getting out the Door to Run | RunStreet Even a slow, short run is better than no run. Sometimes the hardest part of running is just getting out the door. Excuses are always plentiful – whether you’re tired, hungry, it’s too sunny out, too rainy, too cloudy, your favorite show is on TV or your eye is twitching, it seems like there’s always a good enough reason to skip a workout. But if you give in to the excuses one day, before you know it you’ll be skipping workouts left and right and joining the ranks of the complaining non-runners. Here’s how to kick your excuses to the curb and get back to running strong: Keep track of your workouts.

Fitness Advice, Workout Videos, Health & Fitness | Hi BodyRockers, Today Freddy and I are starting to pack for our move and we are crazy busy. With everything that we have to do today, I didn’t have time for a full workout, but don’t worry because I put together this savage little 6 minute full body routine that will rock you out. I think that it is always better to do something than to skip your training completely, and this workout may come in a small package, but as you can see in the video, if you are pushing it at your max effort – full throttle – you won’t have anything left after 6 minutes. Freddy & I will be back this weekend with new BodyRockers, a new diet challenge and possibly a life post if we actually do anything interesting besides packing! Enjoy your training! Zuzana & Freddy Jump Squatmax. reps during 10 secondsSide Pike Jumpmax. reps during 20 secondsMountaing Climbermax. reps during 20 seconds Get your gear for this workout here: Interval TimerGet your equipment here Instructions: 10 seconds of Jump Squats Jump Squat comments