10.24.14 2020

20/20 Recap: Shannon Lee & Qiana Johnson lead list of daring moochers in America (10/24/14)

Oct 24, 2014

Tonight, 20/20 alerted the public on the threats that moochers give to unsuspecting victims. The criminal acts are profound and are a menace to one’s level of security. Moochers are loosely defined as people who get things for free either by stealing, begging or constantly asking for favors. However, those featured tonight have gone to great lengths, beyond fun, to sneak up and practically rob individuals and the system to get what they want. Leading the list are broker Shannon Lee (photo in this recap) and Qiana Johnson; Lee was arrested and jailed for forging documents to pass herself as…

10.24.14 shark tank

Shark Tank Recap: Kevin O’Leary’s unexpected zero-equity offer to Honeyfund (10/24/14)

Oct 24, 2014

The Shark Tank’s Kevin “Mr. Wonderful” O’Leary was a big surprise tonight for offering a deal that had no strings attached. For Honeyfund’s expansion and business scaling, Mr. Wonderful did not debate on proper valuation or profitability as he usually does with other entrepreneurs. This offer went against two more that exacted equity that shouldn’t go below 30%. Find out what transpired in the negotiation table. Honeyfund is a crowd-funding website developed and operated by Sara and Josh Margulis. It focuses on couples who want their honeymoon plans funded by wedding guests. It’s an alternative to the traditional wedding gift…

10.24.14 dateline

Dateline NBC Recap: Maribel Ramos’ roommate hid crime by cooperating w/ police (10/24/14)

Oct 24, 2014

Dateline NBC devoted today’s episode to the disappearance and death of former Army sergeant Maribel Ramos (photo in this recap, beside roommate KC), an Orange County, California local who was at the peak of life. Maribel disappeared weeks prior to her highly-anticipated college graduation. Her family and police authorities were baffled how she could have left home, refused to take calls and even tell anyone of her plans knowing that she was a very conscientious and dependable. In search of a better life. Maribel’s family described her as a very responsible person and lived by example. After her tours in…

10.24.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: The Skinny Gut Diet promotes bacterial balance, permanent weight loss (10/24/14)

Oct 24, 2014

The Dr. Oz Show provided an insight on why weight loss just seems so impossible especially to those who constantly exercise and reduce food intake. As it turns out, weight that keeps creeping back even after the unwanted pounds have been shed off is due to bad bacteria, specifically fat bacteria, which overwhelms the population of good bacteria found in the intestines. Here’s our recap on this topic. Permanent weight loss happens in the kitchen. If fat bacteria in the intestines are the culprit behind the piling of pounds in our bodies, it follows that the process of taking these…

10.23.14 biggest loser 2

The Biggest Loser Recap: Scott Mitchell won’t wallow in loss, steps up in monumental challenge (10/23/14)

Oct 23, 2014

Week 7 on The Biggest Loser: Glory Days was a test of fortitude and focus as the 12 remaining contestants in the ranch were confronted with their ability to literally keep their trainers above-water or go bust. This far, the White Team has been unbeatable in challenges, the Red Team has been skating through while the Blue Team is slowly seeing its member count going down. Over at the Comeback Canyon, trainer Bob Harper engaged Gina Haddon and Matt Miller in team synergy. Here’s our recap of today’s episode. Reversed fortunes. This week’s challenge at the ranch required 3 members…

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10.24.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: The Skinny Gut Diet promotes bacterial balance, permanent weight loss (10/24/14)

The Dr. Oz Show provided an insight on why weight loss just seems so impossible especially to those who constantly exercise and reduce food intake. As it turns out, weight that keeps creeping back even after the unwanted pounds have been shed off is due to bad bacteria, specifically fat bacteria, which overwhelms the population of good bacteria found in the intestines. Here’s our recap on this topic. Permanent weight loss happens in the kitchen. If fat bacteria in the intestines are the culprit behind the piling of pounds in our bodies, it follows that the process of taking these…

10.23.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Study confirms properly stored food is safe & good even after expiration date (10/23/14)

The Dr. Oz Show featured a new study which confirms with finality that properly stored food are still safe to eat and do not cause food-borne illnesses even past the expiration dates indicated in labels. According to ABC journalist Jeff Rosen who covered the joint NRDC-Harvard study, the dates stamped in labels are largely manufacturers’ codes which consumers can easily decode. Also in the recap are Dr. Andrew Weil’s natural remedies to common medical conditions, inclusive of indigestion, oily skin, insomnia and gout. Decoding dates on labels. Expiration dates are currently forcing Americans to throw away about 160 billion pounds…

10.22.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Smart shopping entails white paper, grocery list & old receipts (10/22/14)

We all know that supermarkets have strategies that make us shop more and to a certain extent, purchase unhealthy food, so The Dr. Oz Show encourages consumers to be more proactive when buying while staying on the budget and still upholding healthy and smart shopping. Today, several practical tips were provided by supermarket guru Phil Lempert (photo in this recap) and surprisingly, the simplest are the most effective: by bringing along a grocery list, a piece of white paper and old receipts, shoppers can overcome slick supermarkets tricks. Limited memory. A lot of shoppers go to stores either on an…

10.21.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: 7-day detox with plant-based foods yields results similar to juice diet (10/21/14)

Yes, you read the title of this recap of The Dr. Oz Show right! The popular juice detoxification diet plan yields the same results as real and whole plant-based foods.  According to Dr. Woodson Merrell (photo in this recap), also the author of The Detox Prescription, a plant-based detoxification plan is more sustainable and can be part of one’s lifestyle beyond the seven-day prescription. His plan addresses toxin-related conditions such as asthma, allergies, brain fog and even diabtes and obesity. Here’s our recap on this program. Benefits of detoxing with real & whole food. According to Dr. Merrell, juicing alone…