Reasons To Go Vegetarian

Bella Breakdown It can be hard for meat lovers of the world to understand why someone would ever go vegetarian. Bacon is just too good! Besides the taste, many people get their main source of protein from meat. But for a lot of people, the reasons for going vegetarian trump certain meaty flavors and health benefits. The most common reason for going vegetarian is maltreatment of animals. Many people cannot handle the abuse and suffering that occurs in huge animal factories, so they choose not to support that industry. For others, going vegetarian is an amazing way to support...

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The Best Foods Pre And Post Exercise

Bella Breakdown Have you ever had an off day at the gym, on a run, or playing a sport? Sometimes when our body doesn’t perform to its normal standard, we can feel as though there is no rhyme or reason behind it. However, the fact of the matter is that what you eat before and after you workout can greatly affect how you feel and how you perform. Despite their “unhealthy” rep, carbohydrates are extremely important to anyone who is serious about exercise. Before you workout, it’s essential to make a snack or meal that combines good carbs and...

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‘Queer Eye’ Is Back And Better Than Ever

Bella Breakdown Our favorite makeover artists are back on Netflix, ready to change more people’s lives, and I for one cannot wait to binge watch the new season of Queer Eye. The cast is still the same fab five, with Johnathan doing hair and makeup, Antoni cooking up a storm, Karamo giving fabulous advice, Tan dressing to impress, and Bobby working his booty off to redecorate the whole house. The reason why Queer eye is so great isn’t just because it is a makeover show. These five men find people who have been through hardships and are really low...

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Build Your Coffee The Right Way

Bella Breakdown Coffee is a ritual, a process, a tradition. Those who love to drink coffee often know what kind of coffee they prefer, exactly how to build it, and if they want to add anything to the final product or take it black. If you are new to the coffee scene, you may be overwhelmed with the endless amount of coffee makers you can choose from. They all prepare coffee differently, take different amounts of time to fully steep or pressurize, and some work better with certain types of coffees. I suggest asking your friends and family to...

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Beach-To-Street Fashion Trends

Bella Breakdown When I recently traveled to Mexico, I brought a few cover-ups to wear over my swimsuit to the beach. On our first day, as we were driving to a resort, I saw a group of girls riding on these cute beach cruisers and rocking their swimsuits as a part of their outfit. Then, I had a revelation: swimsuits aren’t meant to be “covered up”! We should flaunt them and wear them as fashion pieces whenever we can! So, here are some ways you can use your swimsuit as a key part of your outfit: 1. As a...

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Build The Perfect Breakfast Smoothie

Bella Breakdown There’s no better breakfast than a smoothie in the morning. Except, perhaps, a fat stack of sticky, syrupy, butter smothered pancakes. But, ain’t nobody got time for that! Smoothies are quick, healthy, and they can be digested easily, meaning your metabolism will get the kick in the pants it needs ASAP. Plus, you can put a lid on it and take it with you wherever you go. Building the perfect breakfast smoothie is easy. First, get a super blender that completely destroys everything in its path. Then, add one banana (fiber), a scoop of peanut butter (protein),...

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Grow Your Own Food

Bella Breakdown Although vegetables aren’t the most expensive food on the market, buying good veggies can take up a large amount of time. If you’re truly want to make vegetables a large part of your diet, then you need to go to the grocery store once or twice a week in order to keep it fresh. What most people don’t know is that there are many leafy, edible greens that can actually be grown in house. All you need to do is harvest the seed from a plant you buy at the store. Check out these veggies you can...

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Americans Love Wine!

Bella Breakdown There are a few simple pleasures in life that seem to be enjoyed among many Americans, no matter where you come from or who you are. For example, snuggling into fresh sheets at night, enjoying happy hour with friends, going on a fancy date with one’s partner, or settling in to watch your favorite show. However, it seems as though there is one delectable treat that may stand above the rest of the simple pleasures we adults tend to enjoy: sipping a glass of wine after a long day. According to a survey taken of 2,000 Americans,...

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