Também chamados de Tuméricos o açafrão e a curcumina são excelente aliados para emagrecimento e outros benefícios à saúde, que fazem valer a pena incluí-los em nossa alimentação.
Um estudo realizado pelo Centro de Pesquisas de Nutrição Humana, da Universidade de Tufts, nos Estados Unidos, mostrou que a ingestão de curcumina (açafrão) mostrou esses resultados. O teste foi feito com dois grupos de ratos que passaram a ser alimentados por uma dieta rica em gorduras. Um recebeu a ração suplementada com curcumina e o outro não. Apesar de não afetar o apetite, os cientistas perceberam que os ratos alimentados com açafrão na dieta não ganharam tanto peso quanto os que não tiveram o suplemento. Também foi notado a diminuição dos níveis sanguíneos de colesterol e gordura no fígado dos ratos.
Conclusão: o tempero açafrão pode ter efeito anti-obesidade, sim!
Cúrcuma, é um membro pungente da família do gengibre, é conhecido por seus benefícios à…
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Elena Perminova became the heroine of the September issue of U.S. edition of Harper’s Bazaar. The article titled “A Cinderella Story” reads as follows: “After her rescue from a Russian jail, Elena Perminova is living a modern-day fairy tale as couture’s newly crowned It girl ” .
Perminova,the 26-year-old girlfriend of billionaire media magnate Alexander Lebedev, a53-year-old former KGB agent and owner of The Independent and London Evening Standard newspapers. She grew up in Siberia, to a humble family who imported goods from China and sold them at the local market. When she was 16, Perminova was arrested for distributing drugs in a nightclub in Novosibirsk.Despite helping the police with the arrest of the local drugs barons ,they hence her movements.This is how she met Lebedev,at the time a politician in the Duma lobbying for a witness protection programme.He stepped in and saved her from 8 years of jail. “I was…
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By Krystian Aparta
They say that children learn languages the best. But that doesn’t mean that adults should give up. We asked some of the polyglots in TED’s Open Translation Project to share their secrets to mastering a foreign language. Their best strategies distill into seven basic principles:
Get real. Decide on a simple, attainable goal to start with so that you don’t feel overwhelmed. German translator Judith Matz suggests: “Pick up 50 words of a language and start using them on people — and then slowly start picking up grammar.”
Make language-learning a lifestyle change. Elisabeth Buffard, who in her 27 years of teaching English has always seen consistency as what separates the most successful students from the rest. Find a language habit that you can follow even when you’re tired, sick or madly in love.
- Play house with the language. The more you invite…
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Sebastian and Marcel
Age: Sebastian 21, Marcel 20
Location: Palm Springs, California
Addiction: Heroin (black tar, smoked)
What’s memorable: So much! How awful and sick these kids look, how they take advantage of their parent’s kindness, the enabling in-denial sweetness of their father, selling drugs out of the house, the forgotten, ignored, caring older brother.
Note: Sebastian (on the right, above) died in April 2013. Link to memorial service video.
Official synopsis: Sebastian, 21, and his brother Marcel, 20, were soccer celebrities in their town at a very young age. Cool and rebellious, Sebastian hung out with older teammates and started doing marijuana, cocaine and meth. Then Marcel got strung out on cocaine, Xanax and OxyContin, and also sold drugs. Now their older brother is angry, their mother feels betrayed, and their father is ready to give up his wife, his oldest son, and his own life to save them…
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