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MUST TRY!: 5 Celebrity Detox Diets!

Get ready to lose that belly fat, ASAP!- It’s never to late to feel good about yourself!

No one can deny the benefits of a healthy diet, and the ultimate benefits that come from a flat belly! But somehow, we get lost at this point, or perhaps lose motivation in between.

It’s easy to start a diet, but rather hard to stay affixed on it for the required time duration. So why not try your favorite celebrity’s diet? Beyonce is rocking it since her first single came out…why can’t we give it a try? Go ahead and read about the diets yourself!

Fair warning: These are extreme detox diets which might prove to be harmful for yourself; if followed without consulting a dietician.

BEYONCE

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For her role in the movie Dreamgirls, Beyonce has followed the Master Cleanse Diet which helped her lose 20 pounds in less than 15 days!

The Lemonade Diet, also called the Master Cleanse, is a liquid-only diet consisting of three things: a lemonade-like beverage, salt-water drink, and herbal laxative tea.

 

It works because you’re consuming less calories, hence, you’ll probably lose weight. You’ll also be losing muscle, bone, and water.

You’re only allowed a salt-water drink, a “lemonade,” and an herbal laxative tea for the first 10 days. You can’t have any solid food, and you can’t drink alcohol.

For lasting change, you’re better off eating a healthy diet of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy, and lean proteins like fish, skinless chicken or turkey, and healthy fats like olive oil

MEGAN FOX

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Megan fox gulps down shots of shots of apple cider vinegar to flush out water weight and drop pounds.

An apple cider vinegar diet will provide you the right way to go about it.  A three day detoxing diet is a fantastic way to quickly clean out your system without committing to a long term diet change.

The overall plan is enormously simple and very easy to execute. There are several styles of this diet and it’s up to you to choose the one that suits your tastes and way of living. However, you must stick to the exact diet; otherwise your detoxification process will be spoiled.

While this cleanse might help you lose a few pounds, this isn’t a healthy long-term diet plan.

 

SALMA HAYEK
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Salma Hayek collaborated with Juice Generation’s Eric Helms to create a detox diet called Cooler Cleanse, a 3-5 days long detox diet consisting of pressed raw juices.

The Cooler Cleanse is a juice-only fast where you simply replace all edible meals and snacks with six Cooler Cleanse juices for three or five days as you give your body a rest from eating and digesting regular food.

There are three Cooler Cleanse plans you can choose from. These juices will make you feel lighter, cleaner and more energized. However the weight loss doesn’t last and may incite a food fest once it is complete.

GWYNETH PALTROW

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Gwyneth Paltrow strictly follows the diet as given by Dr. Alejandro’s Junglers’ Clean Program. Clean actually allows you to eat focusing on foods that are plant-based, whole and organic.

This 3-week detox program is designed to ease digestion by providing two liquid meals a day and a solid one in between, eliminating allergenic and mucus-forming food, which frees up even more energy. In addition, yoga, breath work, exercise and the daily ingestion of olive oil to maintain the health of the liver is also recommended.

This diet has a well organized and a structured plan which will ensure weight loss. It includes exercises and helps to improve digestion. However, the regular consumption of oil is not appealing and there are several food restrictions for the same.

ANNE HATHAWAY

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Lastly, we have Anne Hathaway! She is also known to follow her trainer’s David Kirsch’s 48 hour detox diet effectively.
The DK Lemon Aid 48 Hour Detox Diet is a short-term, cleansing diet that is similar to a juice fast in many ways. While you are following the diet, your sole source of energy and nutrients is lemon, purified water, maple syrup, and cayenne pepper. The goal of the diet is to rest the digestive tract, cleanse the system of impurities, mobilize and eliminate toxins stored in various areas of the body, and burn excess fat stores.
It is easier to follow, as it a 48 hours long cleansing diet. However, weight loss is not guaranteed.
-So there you have it! 5 celebrity detox diets which might motivate you to loose weight within a week! However, these diets are not recommended for everyone.
A message to all those fabulous ladies out there: You are beautiful; no matter what! Follow the diets for a healthier life! Don’t ruin your system for a temporary or unnecessary requirement. All suggestions and comments are welcome! Cheers to a better diet!
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Sarcastically yours~How to GET THAT LOOK!:: VMA Edition!

We are what we wear, right? Some times you just want the winter blah’s to go away, and wear that pale white sweater which is definitely 2 sizes larger, or you want to dress to impress, so you rock those aztec print shorts all the way to the mall! Don’t hate to admit it, you choose to wear what your favorite celebrities do! We all wait for the Video Music Awards every year, with those prying eyes and pseudo-fashionista criticisms; only to end up loving or completely detesting their outfits, there is no middle line! So how hard is it for us to GET THAT LOOK? Let’s find out!

Miley Cyrus:
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For this look, Miley told her designer: OK! Again, I’d like to promote nudity, and in a questionable yet tasteful manner (how?) yet looking extremely, eye-blindingly colorful and funky! So her designer said: Good! Since we are out of clothes anyway; Lets take a plastic raincoat, sew irregularly sized, pastel coated buttons on it!
But our Miley frowned, it just wasn’t exciting enough. So the designer went: “You’ll be wearing nothing underneath it!” And she was ‘highly’ ecstatic! Pun intended?
To GET THIS LOOK: Take out that orange/blue translucent raincoat out of the attic and paste humungous carved thermacol buttons on it. Spew paint on the coat to give it a even more funkier look. Definitely wear your hair up, so that everyone can witness your creativity in full view!

Taylor Swift:

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One of the most decent yet tantalizing looks of the evening; adorned by our favorite singer,Taylor nonetheless! I never thought brocade could look this cool in sparkle, and frankly the black and white brocade in monochrome had become too monotonous anyway! With a very limited body show, as compared to other celebrities, Swift managed to pull it off with her long ‘lasting’ legs, as always!
To GET THIS LOOK: Take any full pant jumpsuit that you have; cut sparkly patches of clothing into any shape you like, for instance squares, and sew these shapes on it, in a uniform manner. Now cut the jumpsuit with scissors from right there, in the middle with just a bit of skin show! Kick this look with peep-toe stilettos, and minimal makeup!

Kanye west and Kim Kardashian:

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Honestly I don’t know why they dressed up in these tones, that too for Video Music Awards! You dress up in this color to stray away from unwanted attention! But with Kim and Kanye, it’s au contraire mon cherie, you’d get criticized by each and every one watching the show! So even though Kim was rocking her pregnant bod in the khaki dress by Balmain, the dress could do better without those pockets on the side. Kanye wore his trademark sweater. Yes,The oversized ones. With beige trainers and trousers…Does this even require a description?
To GET THIS LOOK: For this Safari Chick look, take any of your beautiful full sleeved maxi dresses and cut a deep V-neck; now you just need to lace it up! Oh don’t forget to add the huge side pockets to accentuate your hips. Guys! If you feel like going Kanye on those dreaded Mondays, wear any plain oversized sweater and match it up with folded baggy pants and trainers. Easy, wasn’t it?

Justin Bieber:

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Well, let’s just steer out of how absurd his hair looked. No, just stop. Stop right there, no more jokes! Why? Because he definitely rocked the cowboy look, going all retro in the 2015’s! The skin tight ripped jeans is doing wonders with the sober polka dot shirt, and seriously, who has ever gone wrong with a black leather jacket? No one I suppose!
To GET THIS LOOK: Please don’t imitate the hairstyle, I’d really like to warn you. Wear any shirt with abstract or monotonous designs, in contrasting colors, with a pale, blue ripped jeans and a leather jacket! No one can go wrong with this, I guarantee you!

Miley!

Host Miley Cyrus speaks at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Host Miley Cyrus speaks at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)ILEY
So Miley again huh? When she exclaimed she’ll make sure MTV continues not to have a host for VMAs in the future after she ends the show, she wasn’t kidding, was she? So here we have her, wearing a rainbow colored square. I don’t know her inspiration behind adorning this, and how a square shaped costume complemented her other clothing items, but I do know that if you are a girl who is extremely figure-conscious, this is one outfit you should definitely wear once in a while! Maybe at Halloween eh?
To GET THIS LOOK: Take a wire and bend it carefully at 90 degree angles to achieve a perfect square. Now mount an extremely bright colored cloth on it. Cut a hole for the head, and two parallel ones for the arms. Leave the bottom open, the legs ought to breathe and move freely! Instead of the banal rainbow theme, you cant opt a gothic one with going all black.
So there you have it! Outfits that you have to try and some looks that were made to be sarcastically yours! Be sure to send in your suggestions for looks you’d want me to cover in the future events! Cheers!
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8 Great Easy to Make Meals!

We know what you have to go through when you are living too far away from your family. Every day you miss inhaling the scrumptious smell emitting from  dinner that mother would serve you ever so delicately.

So we realize it isn’t easy at all. Sure, it’s an independent life and you are having your fair share of “fun” in it! But with this independence, comes a dishearteningly long list of responsibilities! Laziness plays the sinful part at its best, and soon you see yourself living on noodles and toast every day… Don’t let it drive you crazy!

It’s time you break the routine and along with it, a few cooking rules. For your midnight cravings we present you with a fabulous list of easy to make meals! Some of these do not even require pots and pans! So if you have heat, a plate, some meal making motivation and an extremely hungry stomach, do try one of these 8 recipes!

Wraps!

Easy to Make Meals
Easy to Make Meals

All you need for this one is a pack of ready made tortillas.Take out a tortilla and put in any vegetables you have available to you, even the cooked ones will do just fine! Put in a bit of cheese, wrap it up, and microwave it for one minute, or heat both sides on a pan for a few minutes. There you have it!

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Nutella Crepe!

Easy to Make Meals
Easy to Make Meals

I guarantee you this is the yummiest breakfast ever. Toast a piece of bread and put on a generous amount of Nutella on it. Cut a few slices of banana, place those on and put another toast on it. Cover the next layer with Nutella too, and this time put freshly cut strawberries. Garnish with a sprinkle of icing sugar.

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Croque monsieur!

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Easy to Make Meals

Sounds fancy, but isn’t too tough to prepare. Take 2 pieces of bread and toast them with butter on it. Place the first toast on the plate and cover it with a cheese slice. Next, put any choice of meat on it. For vegetarians, tomato makes up for a delicious substitute. Another layer of cheese and toast completes it. Put salt and pepper as per your liking.

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Egg Fried Rice!

Easy to Make Meals
Easy to Make Meals

Boil 2 cups of rice in a cooker. In a pan, heat 2 tablespoons of oil. Finely chop an onion, and toss it in the pan. Crack open an egg directly into the pan and stir immediately. Take the rice out from the cooker and mix it with the fried egg. Leave it on the heat for a couple of minutes.

Cooking time: 20-25 minutes

Devilled eggs!

Easy to Make Meals
Easy to Make Meals

Cut the boiled eggs in half and leave the yolk in a bowl. Smash the yolk with a spoon and mix mayonnaise with chopped onions and chilies. Put the mixture back inside the white portion and enjoy the eggs with ketchup or some chutney. You can use simple pickle relish, instead of the vegetables, with mayonnaise. Sprinkle some chili powder or black pepper for taste.

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Kurkure chaat!

Easy to Make Meals
Easy to Make Meals

Ah, we have our very own ‘Desi’ twist to the otherwise common street food- Kurkure Chaat! Mix some chopped veggies in a bowl. Add salt, chaat masala and  sweet chutney. Add curd if you wish to have a creamy texture. Mix it well and finally add in Kurkure from the packet. Finally, add chopped green chilies. Serve with curd and Sev. Kits can be bought easily at your nearest food stores!

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Pasta Salad!

Easy to Make Meals
Easy to Make Meals

Boil some pasta, strain the water out and leave it to cool for a few minutes. In a bowl, mix hung curd with salt, pepper, crushed garlic and, if you manage to find it, roast peanuts. Add some chopped vegetables and mix well. Finally, add the boiled pasta in the mix. You can add the oregano and chili flakes you’ve managed to collect from all those pizza orderings! If you are able to find pickled jalapeños or olives, add them to your salad for that extra tang!

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Chocolate balls!

Easy to Make Meals
Easy to Make Meals

Crush some Marie Biscuits till you get a powdery texture. Mix cocoa powder, powdered sugar, and crushed almonds in a  bowl containing the powdered biscuits. Add some condensed milk and mix well. Make tiny spheres from the mixture, roll in a desiccated coconut and keep aside for 15 minutes to rest.

Cooking time: 10 minutes

So there you have it- 8 easy to make meals!  Make sure you try each one of them and send in your suggestions to us. If you have any more recipes or cool variants that you wish to share with everyone, send them in too!

I hope these recipes proved to be a great solution for the sudden 1am cravings! In fact, writing this post has made me hungrier than ever. I guess it’s the perfect time to relish some of the goodness of Nutella and strawberries on a toast!

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5 Ways to Enjoy New York the Abstract Way!

The complaints of a tiresome 24 hour long plane journey extinguished into thin air as I took my first step outside Newark Airport. I eyed the perennial beauty of the Empire State Building, visible from miles away and drowsed in the lovely aura of the Rockefeller studios. Yes, we saw the fantabulous gift of France- The Statue of Liberty & the arena of Madison Square Garden where Taylor Swift was performing and Narendra Modi did too, perform a while back. If you have seen all these landmarks, Congratulations! You just completed the banal guide to visit the city. To experience the inherent magic of New York, you will have to make your own extraordinary checklist. We are here to help you enjoy NYC in the most abstract, heavenly way possible, which will surely complete that bucket list of yours in a jiffy!

LET YOUR VEGETARIAN SIDE GO ON A VACATION: The most nostalgic moment I had on this vacation was when I was sitting in Pronto’s Pizzeria and eating my life’s most delicious slice of pepperoni pizza. The Halal vendors at every street corner are a messiah of go-to hot dogs. Do not stick to the takeout meals from the mundane food chains; Try every variant of street food available. For formal dining, visit JUNOON restaurant by Vikas Khanna and Ben & Jack’s steakhouse on 5th avenue. Don’t worry vegetarians! Indian restaurant are more common here than you’d think. Even food shops like Subway offer green options in a high number.

WEAR DIFFERENT SHOES ON BOTH FEET:  You read it right! The crowd of the city is either dressed in pastel tones, looking impeccable or adorning Mohawks and colorful sneakers and accessorizing in the funkiest place possible, and the locals compliment you on it, too! As if it wasn’t great enough that I was wearing a grey polka dot sock in one foot and blue striped one in the other! If you want to discover the freaky, bright, innate ‘designer’ inside yourself, the cool New York streets are the place to be!

BE GARRULOUS, TALK TO ANYONE AND EVERYONE: The NYC inhabitants are extremely kind, of course when they aren’t in a hurry and practically running and bumping into each other on the sidewalk! If you are feeling overly inquisitive, take some time out of your tour and talk to the people around you. Heck, even the security guard at the New York Public Library is affably talkative! Strike up a conversation with the tour guide as well! Taxi Drivers are the nicest, especially because tipping is compulsory in the state.

DISCOVER YOUR ARTISTIC SIDE:

For the most exhilarating artistic experience a trip to MOMA or The Museum of Modern Art is a must. As an avid researcher of the works of Van Gogh and Peter Gauguin, seeing the original ‘Starry Night’ in front of my eyes was something I will never forget in my life. Fancy a darker theme? An entire floor is dedicated to the works of Yoko Ono, and in its quirks I managed to find my greatest of inspiration. Almost every building in Manhattan, especially Radio City & the tallest one- The MET LIFE Building serve as a luxury treat to budding photographers. The Grand Central Station is the finest piece of architectural brilliance you can endeavor in the uptown.

WALK ON FOOT (IF YOU CAN):The best part about New York is that all the necessities are available on foot- Fast Food, Grocery shops, Recreational parks, everything! The city’s structure is well planned and every shopping mart like JC PENNY and MACY’S are a few blocks away from the subway station. A very fine evening I walked out and unexpectedly reached Bryant Park. To my delight, I found out that free dancing/music lessons and Yoga programs are held in the Park every week! Sadly that day I had missed Alicia Keys, a famous singer, by half an hour who came to perform in Bryant Park. That’s the celebrity ridden New York for you! NY Public library was a heaven for me, a book lover and every half an hour you can hear the NYPD Police cars running with sirens blazing & spray painting artists showcasing their skills at every sidewalk!

It’s funny how NYC leaves you feeling; it’s breathtaking, you are left wanting for more. Disneyland for Pizza lovers loquacious travellers. The subway system is horrific, but even there we could see singers & dancers & actors performing! The evening walk in the busy metropolitan city feels like a distant dream now. The city was like a blurry painting, vibrant and open to the extraordinary individual’s interpretation and soul. I realized that in my quest to discover the city, I had ended up discovering myself; my ‘abstract’ self in this abstract world.