Best Drinks for Weight Loss

Remedies

Trying to shed weight but find it difficult to lose a few pounds in a week?  Don’t worry; it is difficult for most people to say no to tasty food and cravings at many organized parties they visit.  But this list is with a full description of plenty of weight loss drinks which many celebrities also consume on a daily basis.  So let’s just dive in to have a look at these drinks.

Green Tea:

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Green tea is the healthiest option as it is rich in antioxidants and is considered the best drink for weight loss. Its benefits are: fat burn and increased metabolism. People who drink green tea tend to prevent diseases like heart disease, cancer, and diabetes and can reduce their blood pressure as well.

Belly Shrink Citrusy Drink:

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The ingredients of this highly effective drink are grapefruit, pomegranate, honey, and salt. Grapefruit has its properties like it improves insulin sensitivity. Pomegranate lowers blood pressure and cholesterol whereas honey works for the betterment of cardiovascular health and reduces inflammation if any.

Pineapple Juice for Boosting Metabolism:

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The list of the ingredients of this juice is: lime, pineapple, cinnamon, black salt.

Pineapple is known contain bromelain and is well known to help reduce inflammation and helps in digestion. Plus it has additional benefits of easing out the symptoms of colitis and in turn improving bloating and dehydration. Cinnamon has properties of lowering blood glucose and improving lipid parameters. Vitamin C rich lemon helps in boosting immunity.

Lemon and Ginger Detox Drink:

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This drink can show results in a good amount of time if it is taken in the right amount timely. This juice is made using lemon and ginger and it should be consumed on empty stomach in the early morning for best results. It improves metabolism and when consumed regularly, shows effective outcomes.

Cinnamon Detox Drink:

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Cinnamon is a spice known to have great benefits for the people who are aiming for weight loss. This spice has a unique taste, fat burning properties and helps in improving metabolism. It’s advised to consume it during bedtime for better results.

Cucumber and Mint Detox Drink:

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This tasty detox drink is known to flush out toxins from the body. It is tasty and has a nice aroma. Cucumber and mint are good for improving digestion. Take some slices of cucumber, add some mint leaves and let them settle for some hours so that it leaves all the necessary nutrients.

Coffee with Lemon Juice:

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 This drink is beneficial for the ones who are weight watchers. Just add lime drops to espresso shots and try to consume it before work out for better results.

Things to Do While Pregnant

Moms

Pregnancy is the best time for a mum-to-be to make good memories. While pregnant, a mother should be happy and joyful as it is proven that a mother’s well-being affects the neurological and psychological development of the child directly. Happy mother, happy, and healthy baby. While there are some drawbacks when expecting like, you have to bid farewell to the margaritas and miss out sushi for the upcoming nine months time. It feels deprived of a lot of favorites but focusing on the pregnancy-friendly do’s listed below helps a lot.

Take a trip:

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You are carrying a baby bump but you still have some time left to drag a baby stroller and a mountain of diapers. So it is the best time (second trimester) for you to go on a babymoon with your husband. It is a great idea as you will be comfortable while traveling but there are few do’s and don’ts you should be careful about.

  • Choose a place where you get all the medical facilities
  • If you plan to take a flight, you should avoid any carbonated drinks and gas causing foods but keep consuming non-carbonated things to keep yourself hydrated as pregnant women feel more dehydrated than usual.
  • Select the aisle seat so that whenever you need to go and freshen up, you can and also keep stretching. And take care of your feet so that they don’t swell much.

 Pamper yourself:

There are plenty of things to do when you are pregnant. The list is as follows:

  • Talk to your tummy
  • Apply henna on your belly but keep in mind that henna is lead-free
  • Pick a novel and read it
  • Play music from your playlist
  • Watch your favorite movie
  • Go to a spa day to relax
  • Water plants in your garden

Get relief from your pregnancy aches, workout:

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Labor pain is the most difficult phase in a pregnant woman’s life. Exercising in pregnancy helps in reducing pregnancy symptoms like backache, swelling, and constipation. In addition to all these, it tones the muscles and improves posture and endurance. There are low-intensity workout options like swimming, prenatal yoga, and biking which helps in getting rid of muscle fatigue. Before doing anything, just make sure that you ask your doctor about all of it and then continue with it. While working out, if you ever feel out of breath, stop at that moment and always try to be hydrated no matter what.

Search for Baby names:

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Searching a name for a newborn is not that easy now because with too many options comes confusion. So do not delay it till the last moment. Go through a variety of sources where you can find meaningful unique names, discuss it with your husband and sieve the ones you like the most.

 Decorate the Nursery:

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The nursery will be the place where you are going to spend most of your time. Every mom-to-be has dreamt of the picturesque nursery for the new one. Scour through you saved pins on Pinterest and decorate it to your heart’s desire Add colorful toys and drapes and curtains to the neutral tones of the room to give it a playful touch.

Shopping Spree:

Pregnancy also has its perks, Shopping!!! As your size changes, you are full of excuses to buy something that fits you. And with the changing month, you can extend your shopping and can go every month for it. This is also the time when you can bond with your mom or mother-in-law and also friends. Keep pampering yourself!

Photo Memories:

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Memories are forever and through photographs, we get a chance to relive those moments whenever we want. Maintain the habit to keep a scrapbook with you that covers your pregnancy period. Try to capture the moments from the time you got the great news till the time the child popped out. To make it sweeter, you can add notes of the time when that specific picture was clicked so that you can tell your kids about what you (mom and dad) were talking about. You can also paste some congratulations cards in it and make it more memorable for later.

Ask husband to talk to your bump:

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Every father-to-be loves the idea of reading the baby bumps and finds it a good way to introduce them to the baby. They find it very emotional and cherish the moment when in response the baby kicks.

Spend quality time with your mom:

This is the best time to bond with your mom and mom-in-law. You can either go to lunch or dinner with her. Ask her for parenting tips and brainstorm on the things needed to be done on the first few days of your delivery. Show your appreciation and give her a present as a Thank-you gift.

 Make a fun-list:

Responsibilities generally make us forget what exactly is fun? So, do yourself a favor, remind yourself about the things you find fun to do and jot them down in a diary. This list can go on forever like cycling, shopping, movies, listening to music, road trip, hanging out with friends and family, all this can be fun for you.

Get away from the gadgets:

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When was the last time you remember going out without your mobile phone? No you can’t remember. So, this time just hide all the stuff, phones, tablets, switch off the TV and go out with your partner and enjoy the long conversations with him. Try and feel out of the world.

https://www.mom365.com/pregnancy/healthy-pregnancy/10-ways-to-have-fun-during-pregnancy

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https://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/photo-gallery/what-you-can-do-while-pregnant.aspx

What Food is Oregon Famous for?

Food

An iconic dish is known to help restaurants achieve cult status. Over the years, plenty of iconic dishes have come and gone but only a few stays. The following list honors those dishes that in case they would be removed from the menu, a citywide revolt would begin.

Pear and Blue Cheese Ice Cream by Salt & Straw

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It is the well-known countrywide ice-cream sellers that adds in the list of popular food in Oregon. It is famous for its variety in limited-edition flavours. But they serve few classics like Pear and Blue Cheese all year.

The Reggie by Pine State Biscuits

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 Situated in Portland, Pine State Biscuits serves such crazy biscuit sandwiches which are worth waiting for. They serve a massive fried chicken biscuit on a hot flaky bun with a lot of cheese and gravy. This place has a huge variety to try but Reggie Deluxe tops all.

Maple Bacon Bar by Voodoo Doughnuts

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People visit this legendary place just to try the strange creations. Maple bacon bar (bacon divided in half and topped with maple syrup) is considered as the economic and simpler donuts on its menu which kick-started the craze for bacon nationwide. So if you notice someone carrying a pink box, you ought to know that some special Voodoo Doughnuts are inside it.

Foie Gras Profiteroles by Le Pigeon

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A must-go-to Oregon foods restaurant in Portland that serves this playful, experimental, and rich dessert from the menu is popular for making this restaurant famous.

 Ike’s Vietnamese Fish Sauce Wings by Pok Pok

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This place has become an iconic place in recent years. This sticky-sweet perfect dish is presented with refreshing greens, fish sauce, and carrots. This mind-blowing dish symbolizes Portland in the traits they are popular for; passion, rigor, scrappiness, and curiosity.

Chicken Fried Steak Breakfast by Otis Cafe

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The small cafe is a beloved destination for a lot of people passing through Highway 18. This simple cafe has a vintage signboard and its interior is quite old-fashioned. Everything on the menu is homemade. You have to taste chicken fried steak which is loved by almost everyone who visits this quaint and charming diner.

Marionberry Pie by Willamette Valley Pie 

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Marionberries are mixtures of two types of blackberries. As these are not suitable enough to be transported, these are used in-state to make muffins, jams, and ice-creams. This place in Salem makes three different marionberry pies and you can pick the one you like the most.

Best ad blocker for Firefox

Web Browsers

To watch an advertisement that too forcefully on YouTube can add frustration. You should thank adware as it saves you from sitting through an entire long boring ad between your YouTube video, or game. You install ad blockers and feel good when your website’s loading time reduces and it looks clutter free from the ads that keep popping up.

It doesn’t matter if you like surfing on your laptop or your handheld device, ad blockers can make it easier for you. So here is a list of the best ad blockers for firefox for you to make your browsing experience better.

Ghostery:

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Ghostery is one of the best ad blocker that has been around for years and is very well-known for its apps and extensions which block ads as well as use tools to track if someone is invading user’s privacy. It is available in Android and iPhone too.

AdBlock Plus Blocker:

If you are annoyed of the ads that keep popping in and out, you need to install the very famous ad blocker that is known to help you get rid of the irritating ads. Along with blocking ads, it blocks tracking and websites which can cause threat. It has an amazing feature where you can use the created list of filters or you can make one according to your needs and this ad blocker will act accordingly.

Adguard – The Top Best Ad Blocker:

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Listed among one of the best ad blockers, this one here works quite well by blocking ads as well as protecting from any threat causing malware. You can surf easily as it removes tracking cookies and tries loading the page a little faster. Unlike others, it blocks ads in videos and games too plus it comes with the feature of different filters.

AdBlocker Ultimate:

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Another pick for a great working (free) ad blocker is this one which blocks ads and deletes all the tracking data generally saved as cookies by the marketers and also protects from any threat. Plus it protects its users by offering them various filter options.

uBlock Origin Blocker:

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uBlock is an advanced version of ad blockers which is quite effective in its functionality also. It has its two main filters, EasyList and EasyPrivacy but there is an option for the users where they can create their own filters. It stops ads and data tracking. This one is a little different as it’s more advanced with new features and functionality. So users can consider it for sure.

How to Be a Great Dad

Dad

Being a great dad is not a piece of cake and if you want to know how to become one, this list will surely guide you through it.

 Take out time for your kids:

Children are innocent and have soft hearts. They won’t get excited to know about your promotion at work or by the big bungalow you buy. The only thing that matters to them is whether you will be present on the dining table and eat with them or not, or if you will take them out for a game or a movie. So if you want to be a hero for your kids, you need to take out time for them; so that it strengthens your relationship no matter how busy you are.

Be there for the milestones:

You must be there for the important milestones in your kid’s life. Manage your schedule so that you can attend your child’s first day at school, sports day and graduation. To have you around them at this time of their life, they would be super elated.

Teach your kids important lessons:

Kids don’t learn on their own. You need to teach them big as well as small daily life tasks. Help them learn how to use a spoon, how to ride a bike, and how to drive. You can help your son learn how to shave and be a good lad. Only you can imbibe in them the good moral values, so for this you have to be there with them while they are growing up.

Communication skills:

Sometimes it is not about planning big things to make a connection with your kids, but it is just about the level of understanding. To understand them more, you need to focus on communicating with them in such a way that they don’t hide or share stuff from you and use your help to get better.

Plan trips:

“Let’s go for fishing son” can make your kid’s day memorable. You can take them camping, or at a beach to relax, play, and swim. Just remember that whatever you plan, try to make it special for your kid and you can plan it out every once in a while to strengthen the dad and child bond.

Point to Remember: You are your child’s hero and you are shaping a life here. Show this young little fellow how it needs to be done so that when he is all grown up, you find out that he turns out to have so much in common with you.