8.19.14 agt

America’s Got Talent Recap: Who Dazzled In Last Leg Of Quarterfinals Performances? (8/19/14)

Aug 19, 2014

The final 12 quarterfinalists of America’s Got Talent are performing tonight , all hoping to be part of the last available five spots in the semi-finals. After last week’s stellar performances, will this group be able to raise the standards and excitement now that the judges’ expectations have risen to a new level? When Bad Boys of Ballet (1-866-602-4801) auditioned for this season, they were hands-down phenomenal. Tonight, however, they appeared less glitzy and out of the box. It may be that the members didn’t have enough time putting their choreography together or that they’re now being compared to other…

8.19.14 food fighters

Food Fighters Recap: Diner Master Bows To Seattle Mom (8/19/14)

Aug 19, 2014

Tonight, Food Fighters looked up to a home cook mother from the land of Frasier Crane. Seattle’s own Cortney Anderson-Sanford (photo in this recap) implemented recipes handed down by her grandmother and mother and hoped to rock the foodie judges. In probably one of her best kitchen triumphs, this home cook forced diner master Sarah Simington to bow to her culinary magic. Was she able to do the same with the rest of her professional competitors? Read on for our recap. Despite cooking in a professional kitchen for the first time, Cortney was a genius in her dish choices, cooking…

8.19.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Review: Food That Significantly Contribute To Better Health, Part 1 (8/19/14)

Aug 19, 2014

Over the course of this year, The Dr. Oz Show has presented various food items with considerable impacts to our health. Whether the issue is weight or health risk-related, these natural sources are more powerful than we expect them to be. We offer a summary of these items in our series of reviews. Apples & Reduced Risks of Heart Attack, Diabetes. In a study conducted by Oxford University, results show that an apple a day is as effective as statins. On top of this, people get all the goodness of this fruit without the nasty side effects from statins. Apples…

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Dr. Phil Review: “Brotherhood” Re-defined in Deadly Gangs (8/19/14)

Aug 19, 2014

Back in February this year, Dr. Phil raised the issues related to young men involved in deadly gangs. He addressed the case of 16-year old Bill (photo in this review) who admitted that being a part of his gang gave him a certain feeling of power and a kind of loyalty that was stronger than what he had for his family. Bill’s biological parents and step-mother wanted him to turn his life around and hoped to achieve it with Dr. Phil’s professional intervention. Fraternity Amidst Violence. Bill was once an honor student but everything changed after he became a full…

8.19.14 rachael

Rachael Ray Show Review: Beauty & Fashion Tips For Women On The Go (8/19/14)

Aug 19, 2014

Busy women are often faced with health and fashion-related dilemma given the nature of their activities and the limited time they have to deal with. Here are some of Rachael Ray’s solutions as offered by the experts who appeared in the show this season. Cellulite. This is one of the most dreaded conditions that women deal with on a regular basis. While experts always recommend adopting a healthy lifestyle to counter this (including the intake of food with  natural anti-oxidant ingredients), they also espouse products that they have personally tested with substantial results. Take the case of skincare specialist Dr….

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8.21.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Review: Food That Significantly Contribute To Better Health, Part 3 (8/21/14)

Our series on foods with remarkable benefits to our health continues today. This list is culled from various episodes of The Dr. Oz show where each of the items listed below address specific health issues. In so doing, we are educated to a whole new world of possible alternatives to prescribed drugs. If you missed the first two parts of this series, please click on the following links: Part 1 and Part 2. Gout. The common culprits behind this type of arthritis are food and drinks rich in protein and sugar. Moreover, women are as prone to gout as much…

8.21.14 rachael ray

Rachael Ray Show Review: Culinary Experts’ Sumptuous Side Dishes, Part 1 (8/21/14)

A meal always has a star ingredient but it never ever goes out with a bang without a little help from the side dishes’ corner. Rachael Ray and some of the biggest names in the culinary world created their personalized versions of side dishes that can make your grills, roasts, bakes, barbecues and fries into stellar creations. Here’s Part 1 of our review; the complete recipes are available in Rachael Ray’s official website. Chili-spiced Corn on the Cob. Top Chef alumni Richard Blais makes corn on the cob dazzle with this recipe. The corn pieces are coated with a crème…

8.21.4 the chew

The Chew Review: Daphne Oz’s Healthy Culinary Venture (8/21/14)

The Chew’s Daphne Oz is credited for dishing out healthy versions of daily eats. Her dishes may not be gourmet in nature (as opposed to those prepared by Mario Batali, Michael Symon and Carla Hall) but they strike me as comfort food nonetheless. Daphne also provides concoctions that address several remedies, just like her father, Dr. Mehmet Oz, does in his show. Below are some of my favorites as presented by Daphne herself. Immune-boosting Spicy Noodle Soup.  Daphne considers this dish as her natural quick fix for congested nose. I’ve tried this version and boy, did it accomplish its mission….

8.20.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Review: Food That Significantly Contribute To Better Health, Part 2 (8/20/14)

Our series on foods with remarkable benefits to our health continues today. This list is culled from various episodes of The Dr. Oz Show where each of the items listed below address specific health issues. In so doing, we are educated to a whole new world of possible alternatives to prescribed drugs. If you missed yesterday’s post, please click on this link. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Did you know that stress is one of the factors that causes IBS? Women are likely to suffer more from IBS than men. Stress forces the brain to release too many signals to the…