For reasons unknown, there’s been a newfound hype for the herbivorous lifestyle. Whether it’s going “vegetarian” or “vegan”, more and more individuals are growing infatuated with the idea of going green. The intentions behind the lifestyle change remain unclear. We’re not sure if people are into it because they’re genuinely concerned about their health or just because it’s the new “it” trend going around.
Regardless of the hidden intentions, the overwhelming popularity of the trend makes the benefits worth noting. While cutting yourself off from your favorite meaty dish might prove your admirable self control, it also has a ton of health benefits associated with it.
Just a week without that juicy hamburger, and you will already start noticing a handful of positive changes to your body. Weight loss, lowered risk of heart disease and greater energy are just a few of these aforementioned benefits. Read on for a full breakdown of the benefits of cutting down on meat.
1. If you’re an avid meat lover or have an overwhelming appreciation for cheese, chances are your body is victim to high levels of inflammation.
Inflammation accompanies intake of highly processed foods. While short-term inflammation is completely normal (after all, it’s your bodies way of protecting you from foreign stimuli), long-term inflammation that prolongs for years is not of the norm.
Now, how does a green-diet help this matter? Well, plant-based diets actually consist of multiple anti-inflammatory choice of meals. Fruits and vegetables, usually high in fiber and other phytonutrients, considerably help lower inflammation.
Over 7 billion people in the world and no two individuals are exactly the same… that’s a lot of diversity going around. Some people are a lot more persistent in expressing their uniqueness than others, and there’s nothing more admirable that those individuals who are not afraid to express just how different they are.
It’s safe to say that if everyone was adamant in expressing their uniqueness as these individuals are, we would have a very colorful world. Let’s take a moment to celebrate those individuals who wear their uniqueness on their sleeve (quite literally). Here are 16 individuals that are not afraid to show just how special they are.
1. Here’s one individual that took the famous book we all know and love, “Where’s Waldo?”, and brought it to life. While many individuals are afraid of stepping out the house in anything that strays from the social norm, here’s one guy that didn’t care what others had to say. He represented his one of a kind personality both in his outfit and his means of transportation. He even went out of his way to color coordinate…
For those of you who haven’t heard of Tinder, the app has become one of the latest means of finding ‘the one’, and all at the swipe of your finger. Tinder links people who have the app downloaded and connects those individuals who swipe right (approve) of one another’s profiles, allowing them to chat and get to know each other.
Here are 12 individual’s Tinder profiles that exemplify what a “swipe right” profile is all about.
12. Sometimes it’s all about cutting to the chase and being straight forward with exactly what you’re looking for. Hailey’s profile picture represents what most of us feel upon seeing her profile. Haley’s absent father and gag reflex is sure to provoke the absence of many guys ability of self control, as they shamelessly swipe right!
Living the life of a celebrity isn’t always easy. Of course, there’s the light, camera, glam and popularity. But there’s also the paparazzi and tabloids documenting your personal and private life.
Many of these celebrities experienced some of their most important relationships under the spotlight, and the tabloids were there to document every little detail. Here are 25 couples in Hollywood that made the tabloids for being the oddest and most unexpected duos yet!
1. Pete Doherty and Kate Moss. This English musician and American model combo was a relationship that was victimized by tabloids and media. Every move the couple made was documented for the world to see, including their engagement, Unfortunately, after the back and forth, the couple decided to permanently break it off in 2007.
There’s nothing more satisfying than finding a short cut that leads to a faster, more convenient way of going about doing things. Well, we’re here to give you a bunch of shortcuts, 20 to be exact (but who’s counting?). Think of it as a cheat sheet if you want… one that helps you, not cheat your way through life but just make your life a tad bit easier.
20. Don’t waste your money buying a dry erase board. Just grab a dry-erase marker, go to your bathroom mirror and write away. Whether its a to-do list or just self-notes, you definitely won’t forget the reminder when its staring at your face (literally).
Looking for a little bit of self-motivation? Something that maybe, just might, get you off the couch and off your feet? Well, here’s the story of your everyday guy who got sick of his unhealthy lifestyle and took a stand. Most people would start the shift gradually…. transition with healthier meals or some cardio during the week.
However, Mark Webster is not most people. He didn’t take the traditional route to healthy living. Oh, no…he took on the lifestyle change with full force.
If you compared current day Mark Webster to Mark Webster 30 days ago, you would probably think he’s a different person. After realizing his lifestyle was less than ideal, Webster decided to trade-up. He really stepped up to the self-challenge, deciding to eat and train like muscle man Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson for 30 days.
So what exactly does Johnson’s lifestyle consist of? Beside working out religiously, Johnson consumes nearly 5,000 calories a day. His meal plan consists of seven different meals spread throughout the day. The plan is not as easy, or cheap, as it seems. Webster ended up spending nearly $1,262 on food, nearly $42 a day with $18 of it being dedicated to cod.
Women… can’t live with them, can’t live without them. We all know that women are pretty complicated. More times than not, it’s hard to read whether you’re playing your cards right with them or you’re inevitably lowering yourself in a black hole.
The best way to go about it is to face them prepared. Don’t wonder about what you should do and improvise on the spot, just know it from the get go.
And how are you going to know? That’s where we come in, with our golden list of things that really sway women in your direction. Check it out yourself. Oh, and don’t forget the pen and paper… it’s time to take notes.
10. Don’t Be Biased to the Lips
When most individuals think of kissing, they immediately think of the lips. Lips are a great target, of course. However, they’re not the only target. Many women have actually admit an unparalleled admiration for forehead kisses. There’s something so gentle, intimate and loving about a forehead kiss. A feeling that can’t quite be equated to regular kissing.
Many people genuinely believe that a look is not complete without the right pair of shoes, and rightfully so. Shoes are not only a means of protecting and securing your feet, but a form of expressing your style, and thereby, yourself.
Yet, some people take the concept of “expressing yourself” through footwear a little too far. Check out these 16 photos of bizarre shoes that are so cringe-worthy they’re bound to intrigue the shoe addict in you.
Ballerinas are notoriously known for their very unique-looking pair of shoes. The platform and special build of these ballet shoes really give ballet dancers a little edge on the stage.
Have you ever sent a text message to a wrong number? You should know that you’re not alone.
Usually, it’s an easy mistake to correct. However, some people have a harder time getting out of it. It’s all a matter of the identity of the person on the other end, and just how much fun they want to have with your mishap.
1. While there are those kind souls that simply inform you that you have the wrong number, there are those joksters that get a good prank out of your small mistake. It’s all fun and games until you find out that you still need to get ready for work after thinking that someone was going to cover your shift.
A lot of time and effort goes into planning a wedding. After all, it is the most important day of the bride’s and groom’s lives. Therefore, everything has to be perfect. That includes the wedding cake that symbolizes their new journey as a couple.
Unfortunately, things don’t always go as planned, and sometimes the wedding cake is far from perfect. Here are 16 cases where the wedding cake preparation went wrong, and the results are kind of tragic.
1. Sometimes it’s the thought that counts. We’re not sure what to make of this cake. After all, it was completed by a child trying to fulfill his imagination.
We’re used to seeing vending machines left and right. Whether its on the street, on campus, in the mall or inside a store, these machines come in handy. Equipped with our favorite snacks and drinks, they’re a convenient way to satisfy our cravings.
However, food and drink vending machines are not the only ones out there. There are actually some strange vending machines carrying the most peculiar choices of purchase. Here are 28 vending machines you’ll be shocked exists.
1 IKEA: For those construction junkies, next time you lost a screw or bolt and don’t want to spend tones of money purchasing the missing pieces in bulk, you should look into an IKEA vending machines. The store actually offers machines with ‘square parts’ for your convenience.