11.14.14 2020

20/20 Recap: Modern family and dating set-ups feat. Kayden Kross, Tinder & sperm donors (11/14/14)

Nov 14, 2014

20/20 took a deeper look on the modern set-up and schemes that now constitute families and dating. If the TV series Modern Family talks about the formation of family ties that goes against traditional practices, 20/20’s feature stories tonight affirms that the customary set-up may just be getting an upgrade in the fibers of society. Today’s recap focuses on three interesting scenarios that can open a discussion on their merits and potential disadvantages especially for people who still hold on to time-honored practices on the aspect romance and building a family. Kayden Kross and Manuel Ferrara. The engaged couple were…

11.14.14 shark tank

Shark Tank Recap: Food portfolio expands w/ dairy-free cheese & vegan popcorn (11/14/14)

Nov 14, 2014

Tonight on Shark Tank, we saw Lori Greiner and Barbara Corcoran expanding their investment portfolio with more interesting food items. Lori sealed the deal for the expansion of Heidi Ho dairy-free cheese while Barbara sought to help a brother-sister tandem in developing the distribution of their vegan popcorn line, Pipsnacks. Heidi Lovig’s Heidi Ho. Chef Heidi calls her dairy-free line of cheeses as the future of its kind, offering great taste without suffering from the health risks involved in eating regular cheese. Heidi needed $125,000 for working capital as her business is about to take off with more distribution offers lining…

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Dateline NBC Recap: Michelle Despain argues she was “used” by her father in husband’s murder (11/14/14)

Nov 14, 2014

Today’s featured story on Dateline NBC can be considered as one of the cruellest crimes ever planned on a family member. In August 2011, realtor Marc Despain (photo in this recap with wife, Michelle) was found murdered in his own home by his wife. The crime had Michelle and her parents accusing Marc’s father, Jack, especially since father and son had a history of falling out Family feud. Marc and Jack had a falling out stemming from two incidents. The first transpired when Marc left the Despains’ family business after Marc failed to get a bigger share of the money…

11.14.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Contrast hydrotherapy is holistic approach to counter muscle pain & injuries (11/14/14)

Nov 14, 2014

The Dr. Oz Show navigated through the benefits of 4 scientifically accepted holistic treatments for various medical conditions. These treatments cater to maladies ranging from body pains, inflammation, stress, anxiety, high blood pressure and injuries. As an alternative to drugs, this approach is largely safe and often without side effects. Leading the list is contrast hydrotherapy or the alternate use of hot and cold water to address chronic pain, stiffness and muscle pain. Not only is this easy to do, it also maximizes the therapeutic powers of water. According to Chinese medicine doctor Mao Shing Ni (photo in this recap),…

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The Biggest Loser Recap: Woody Carter raises the bar following team switch-up (11/13/14)

Nov 13, 2014

Week 10 on The Biggest Loser: Glory Days tracked the repercussions of a major revamp in the ranch which evened-out the number of contestants in each team. Four of the formidable White Team members found themselves in new teams, of which, Sonya Jones had the most difficult time coming to terms with working alongside Dolvett Quince (Red Team). Sonya’s former teammate and now with the Blue Team, Howard “Woody” Carter (photo in this recap), took the change astride; with a new coach rallying him on, he set a standard with a whopping 15-pound weight loss in a just a week….

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11.26.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Stevia and spices break addiction to artificial sweeteners (11/26/14)

You know the negative effects of artificial sweeteners to your health but how do you get over your addiction to them? On The Dr. Oz Show, a plan was unveiled to help artificial sweetener devotees put a stop to the habit and reverse the effects. A crucial element of the plan is slowly swapping these packets with natural sweeteners and enhancers using stevia and spices. Also in this recap are must-have pantry items under $10. Breaking artificial sweetener addiction with better substitutes. Artificial sweeteners have grown in popularity with their promise to get people off the encumbering effects of sugar….

11.25.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Valerie Harper is testament to the power of positive thinking & visualization (11/25/14)

Today on The Dr. Oz Show, actress Valerie Harper (photo in this recap) became a living proof to testaments and studies of what the mind can do for one’s body. Valerie was diagnosed of terminal lung cancer which spread to her brain nearly 2 years ago and was given only 3 months to live. Along with a great team of doctors and diligently taking her medicines, she defied the odds by fully exercising positive thinking and visualization. Also in this recap are recommended food plans based on one’s eating personality type. Valerie’s mind-body connection process. Known for her television work…

11.24.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Whole eggs, hemp seeds boost morning energy; pumpkin for immunity (11/24/14)

The Dr. Oz Show featured the best natural sources of power proteins and immunity boosters that are worth incorporating in one’s diet. For those who always feel their energy zapped away for most of the day, Dr. Oz recommends packing up on protein-rich foods which also contain nutrients that lengthen momentum up to the next meal. For boosting immunity, a great source is pumpkin. Find out more in our recap on this topic. Power protein sources. In an age where energy supporting tools proliferate the market (which makes them the default go-tos given their handy presence), it’s no surprise that…

11.21.14 dr. oz

The Dr. Oz Show Recap: Water & protein bars are essential items for emergencies (11/21/14)

The Dr. Oz Show had weatherman Sam Champion sharing his tried and tested survival guide as America heads for another extreme winter season. Scientists have already observed deep columns of artic air moving into the country and the entire eastern region is expected to experience below average temperatures. In the event of snowstorms, Champion’s most useful tip is to stack up on water and protein bars. Find out more in our recap on this topic. Champion’s winter survival guide is an accumulation of his experiences of being out even during extreme weather conditions. You can say that these are practical…