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Garden Gnomes Are So Last Year, Build Yourself An Ornamental Hermitage
2013-12-20 04:51:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online This Christmas, a researcher from the University of Leicester in the UK has suggested giving the ultimate upgrade to the average garden gnome: an ‘ornamental’ hermit. The idea is straight out of 18th century England, when affluent landowners would cultivate a hermitage on their landscape, housing a real or imagined occupant. According to Gordon Campbell, author of “The Hermit in the Garden: From Imperial Rome to Garden...

2013-11-22 23:37:22

Another option for certified yoga teachers to lead groups in paradise has opened up. Vista Celestial, an elegant boutique hotel in Costa Rica, is pre-booking 2014 yoga group tours. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Another option for certified yoga teachers to lead groups in paradise has opened up. Vista Celestial, an elegant boutique hotel in Costa Rica, is pre-booking 2014 yoga group tours. Vista Celestial is a brand new boutique hotel located in southern Costa Rica. The hotel is...

2013-07-02 08:24:37

Hamilton's new book Eat, Fast, Slim promotes a healthier version of intermittent fasting NEW YORK, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "The intermittent fasting trend began with body builders and professional trainers in America," says nutritionist, Amanda Hamilton. "Then trainers started using it with their celebrity clients. It went mainstream in Britain first, but it's picking up steam here in the States." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130702/PH41264-a ) (Photo:...

2013-02-19 08:34:12

BIRMINGHAM, England, February 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What do David Beckham, Denzel Washington, Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez, Donald Trump and Tom Cruise all have in common? They all abstain from the drinking of alcohol and taking of non-prescriptive drugs! These are just some of the famous celebrities proud to admit to not using alcohol and drugs. Others include reformed drinkers and lifestyle brand personalities Samuel L Jackson, Elton John, Shania Twain,...

2013-01-05 05:02:18

Queendom.com´s latest study indicates that when it comes to being disciplined and making healthy lifestyle changes, men tend to have a stronger resolve. Women may have a little more difficulty staying away from temptation and sticking to healthy habits this year. Montreal, Qc (PRWEB) January 04, 2013 Queendom.com, a pioneer in online personality tests, has released its newest study on willpower and the ability to keep resolutions. Queendom´s research using their Willpower Test...

2012-09-20 23:00:34

Mike Whitfield reveals how the Eat Stop Eat program is a powerful yet simple weight loss solution while keeping a fast metabolism and building lean muscle. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 20, 2012 “Intermittent fasting can sound very intimidating,” says Mike Whitfield, CTT, who has used intermittent fasting with his clients as his number one approach with nutrition as well as practices it himself. Intermittent fasting works so well because of the simplicity of it. A person can...

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2012-08-12 09:54:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan does not make a pregnant woman more likely to give birth to their child prematurely, a team of Lebanese researchers has discovered. Their study, which has been published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, looked at a total of 402 women (201 who fasted during daytime hours and 201 who ate normally). They found that there was no significant difference in...

2012-07-13 23:01:40

The Sisters of Bon Secours, an international community of Catholic women religious (nuns) with ministries in healthcare, human and social services, education and spiritual retreats, is welcoming volunteers to participate in Project Good Help®. This annual short-term service project will help many underprivileged residents of Baltimore city. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 The Sisters of Bon Secours will be holding a short-term service project August 2-8 for single Catholic women,...

2012-02-29 14:24:00

Manhattan Pastor Fasting Due to Mayor Evicting Churches NEW YORK, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reverend/Pastor William Devlin, senior minister at Iglesia Biblica de Manhattan/Manhattan Bible Church began a water-only fast at midnight January 17, 2012 and stated that he will continue his hunger strike until Mayor Bloomberg & Chancellor Walcott reverse their decision on evicting houses of worship from education buildings as was done on February 12. The eviction of...

2011-11-24 15:30:00

Intermittent Fasting is a new dieting trend more and more people are talking about. The latest evidence? An E-book by leading nutrition researcher Dr. John M. Berardi that has gone viral. It's the talk of Web fitness sites. Toronto, Ontario and New York, NY (PRWEB) November 24, 2011 Precision Nutrition, the worldâs leading online nutrition research and education company, today announced that its ground-breaking E-book âœExperiments in Intermittent...