Ever Wonder How Your Body Reacts When You Stop Exercising?

Bella Breakdown Remaining active is important for your physical, mental and emotional health. The Mayo Clinic recommends either 150 minutes of moderate activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity per week, at minimum. Obviously, life can get pretty chaotic. For most of us, with families and jobs to focus on, exercise doesn’t always end up on the top of our priority list. But, it’s important to be aware of the positive effects of exercise, and the negative effects of ignoring it. Here’s what happens to your body when you stop exercising…. – 10 days without exercise: your brain can...

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Nails Are A Great Indicator Of Health

Bella Breakdown Often times, the only time we pay attention to our nails is when we are at the nail salon or needing to go to the nail salon. But, as Business Insider reminds us, it’s important to check our nails for more than just our beauty regimen. Our nails provide key indicators for health problems, so it’s good to know what to look for! If there is ever a certain tinge to your nails, for instance blue or yellow, it’s important to see a doctor as soon as possible. Unusual horizontal lines or white lines on the nails...

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Athleta Designs Empower Sports Bra For Breast Cancer Survivors

Bella Breakdown The Empower Bra is designed for athletes who have had a mastectomy. ‘Powering through breast cancer recovery’ with soft fabrics that don’t irritate fresh scars, mesh cups for post-surgery implants, and a front zip. Athleta’s Senior Director of Brand Marketing says, “Breast cancer is important to so many women in our community whether they’ve experienced it themselves or someone they know has it.“ About 12% of women get breast cancer in their lives so 12% of the profits from the Empower Bra in October will go to Recovery on Water, a rowing club for breast cancer survivors....

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Ron Ben Israel’s Luxurious Wedding Cakes

Bella Breakdown An exclusive look on how celebrity chef and trendsetting cake designer Ron Ben Israel creates his luxurious wedding cakes. He starts with layers of cake, buttercream frosting, and other flavorings. Next comes a layer of fondant, which is trimmed to fit each cake perfectly. The layers of cake are stacked and beautiful fondant flowers are created. The attention to every detail is exquisite; each fondant flower is truly a work of art. Topped with a “bouquet” of flowers, each cake is gorgeous in its own...

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A Car That’s Both Luxurious And Family Friendly

The New Mazda CX-9 Finding your dream car is like finding your dream mate; it’s hard to find all of those little things on the ‘check list.’ But, thankfully, Mazda makes it pretty easy. The Mazda CX-9 really is a jack of-all-trades. Whether it’s date night and the elegant interior is most important, or you’re taking the kids to soccer practice and the 7-passenger seating capacity is most important, your bases are covered. The wood trim gives the interior the perfectly subtle pop of luxury, while features like the pollen filter climate control ups the ante on what a...

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