M-J’s 15-year-Old Classic Sweater by Red and Blue of Milan, Bought at an Italian Tailor Shop: Sir Roger Moore Wore the “Same” Sweater Several Times in His 1970s Series, “The Persuaders”, with Tony Curtis
This elegant, double-breasted classic sweater by Red and Blue of Milan looks superb on all sides! It has brass buttons on its cuffs and front. The sweater is versatile charcoal grey and rib-knitted, just like Sir Roger’s. It even has double vents in the back.
Elegant Exercise is Simple and Refined, Using Minimal Equipment and Dressing for Success
Sprinting on a mini-trampoline is my current elegant exercise routine. I have found that it is much more effective than just bouncing up and down. Taking high, alternating steps at a fast pace for as long as I can, lifting the knees as much as possible, is quite strenuous and gets the heart pumping. I sometimes sprint three times a day. Using the mini-trampoline for sprints lets you do it without creating deleterious impact on joints and feet. The Gold’s Gym mini-trampoline is available for about forty USD. See my 2010 article, “Try Rebounding…,” reprinted below for more information.
Dressing for exercise means skipping the low-waisted tights and sweats, and instead wearing garments that fit snugly at the waist–that area which was designed to keep your trousers and skirts up, which is located at an inch or two above your navel. This traditional style of clothing prevents you having to stop and hitch-up your pants while walking, running and jumping….
Bounce your way to better health with this ideal mini-trampoline. As long as your feet are in fair condition and you’re able to stand, this mini-trampoline is easy to use, and its cardio-vascular benefits are similar to those acquired by jumping rope. And “rebounding” on a trampoline is easier than jumping rope, because there is nothing on which to trip. It seems like all the rage right now, but those in the know were using mini-trampolines in the 1990s. The svelte and intelligent character Charlotte Cavendish in the series Lovejoy, for example, used to bounce fifty times on her mini-trampoline in the morning, and another fifty in the evening.
My new site may be found here: ELEGANT SURVIVALIST–please visit it for regular updates on elegant dressing, elegant living, elegant cuisine, elegant gardening, elegant culture, basic survival tips and all things elegant.
Blueberries contain vitamins A and C, zinc, potassium, iron, calcium and magnesium, are high in fiber and low in calories. The USDA Human Nutrition Center (HNRCA) has ranked blueberries at the very top of antioxidant activity within a range of forty-one fruits and vegetables.
Blueberries contain natural health-enhancers, including vitamin C, vitamin A, zinc, potassium, iron, calcium and magnesium. They also have many antioxidant properties, and help in the prevention of:
Age-related brain disorders
Brain-damage from ischemia and strokes
Blueberries have recently acquired a reputation for enhancing one’s cardiovascular health, and their antioxidants naturally help in the prevention of cancer. Recent research has added to the blueberry’s list of powerful properties.
Metabolic syndrome, or pre-diabetes, is exhibited in those with a particular combination of health anomalies, including larger-than-normal amounts of abdominal fat, elevated blood-sugar, high blood pressure, and high triglycerides. Together, those conditions are likely to cause diabetes, cardiovascular disease, heart attacks, and strokes.
Laboratory-rats that for 90 days consumed blueberry-enriched powder as two percent of their diet had less abdominal fat, lower triglycerides, lower cholesterol, and improved fasting glucose and insulin sensitivity than the control-group, who had no blueberry component in their diets.
Blueberry ingestion was determined to have a positive affect on specific genes related to fat-burning and fat-storage. Where muscle tissue is concerned, alterations in genes related to glucose-uptake were discovered to have been caused by the intake of blueberries.
Research also indicated that “metabolic syndrome” is caused not only by abdominal fat, as previously believed by the medical industry, but by insulin resistance in one’s skeletal muscle system, an anomaly which alters energy-storage and causes metabolic syndrome.
Eating blueberries can help to prevent insulin-resistance, lower the related belly-fat, reduce cholesterol levels, and its numerous antioxidants can help to stave-off age-related brain disorders.
Blueberries contain an antioxidant compound called pterostilbene, a compound similar to resveratrol, which has been found to reduce cholesterol as well as dangerous prescription drugs.
Just as dried cherries do, blueberries, when added to ground beef before cooking, help reduce the formation of cancer-causing heterocyclic amines (HCA).
In Europe, the bilberry has most of the same properties as the blueberry. One of the many things they have in common is anthocyanin, the substance that makes them blue, which is beneficial to the cardiovascular system and is believed to lower blood-pressure. Bilberries have been used to enhance eyesight since World War 11, when pilots who ate bilberry jam attributed their improved night-vision to the tiny fruit. Bilberries are also said to aid in relief of varicose veins and gum-disease as they promote healthy circulation. Caution must be taken with bilberries by those who are taking blood-thinnning drugs, as they are a natural blood-thinner.
Blueberries can be added to a morning smoothie that you make with yogurt in a blender, together with whatever other fruits you have in stock. Frozen blueberries can be much less expensive than fresh ones, easier to store, and retain most of their antioxidant properties. When used in a smoothie, frozen blueberries make it ice-cold. This preparation makes a health-promoting breakfast, and is delicious as well. Staying well is the best thing you can do in this ailing world.
(Natural News) Global warming alarmists have a way of weaving their message into every scientific study or discussion these days. If they are to be believed, virtually every problem faced by humankind today can be blamed on catastrophic man-made global warming in one way or another. The latest study to make this “connection” was conducted... Read More […]
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(Natural News) Over two million people in the U.S. have become dependent on opioid drugs, with approximately 52,000 overdose deaths in 2015. The country’s opioid crisis is leading scientists and researchers to find new ways to treat pain, and they’re making a lot of progress. A team of researchers from the University of Utah Health... Read More […]
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(Natural News) Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles have crafted a device that can utilize solar energy to effectively and cheaply create and store energy, which could then be used to power electronic devices, and to harness hydrogen fuel for environmentally-friendly cars. The device allows for inexpensive hydrogen vehicles because it can […]
(Natural News) Here’s a video update from the Health Ranger Ranch, featuring video footage of our new baby donkey who is only about 10 days old at this point. We haven’t named her yet, but she’s healthy and vibrant, and just learning how to kick in self-defense (a crucial skill to dissuade coyotes from attacking).... Read More […]
Sebastian Kurz, ÖVP, will be Europe’s youngest leader, with 31 years. FPÖ-chief Heinz-Christian Strache (r.) will be vice-chancellor. (Vlad Tepes) Europe’s youngest leader Sebastian Kurz and his conservative government announced new rules changes for asylum seekers. The incoming migrants and refugees will have to surrender their cell phones and all cash at t […]
In a piece published Sunday evening by POLITICO entitled “Paranoia grips Capitol Hill as harassment scandal spreads,” a source tells the news outfit that up to 50 lawmakers’ sexual harassment charges will soon come to light. POLITICO reports: The details change almost daily, but the rumor won’t die: A credible news organization is preparing to unmask at […] […]
The George Soros linked “National Popular Vote” organization is now targeting Oregon senate president Peter Courtney. Why? Because he’s only a mildly deranged leftist, instead of a complete communist. Senator Courtney has refused to bring up National Popular Vote (NPV) legislation in the Oregon senate. The California-based NVA, err, NPV (sorry, *typo*) is se […]
Far-left activist Linda Sarsour allegedly enabled sexual assault against a woman who worked for her at the Arab American Association in 2009. Sarsour then threatened the alleged victim with legal action if she went public with the claims. Daily Caller reports: Allegations of groping and unwanted touching were allegedly brought to Sarsour during her time as […]
In the “female morality class,” women were told to talk less, obey men and do more housework. (NDTV) A viral video posted on China’s internet women are instructed to talk less, obey their man and do more housework. For some reason the professor behind the speech is receiving enormous backlash. The Asian Correspondent reported: CHINESE […] The post Chinese Un […]
While analysts will be quick to write the Congress and its new president Rahul Gandhi’s obituary if they lose on Monday, much will be written about this troika who hogged the limelight in the Gujarat polls and may well emerge as long-term bets, even if their first foray bombs at the hustings.
Yesterday, the Congress and Hardik Patel alleged the electronic voting machines were tampered with. Today, Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti said, "I assure you that there can be no tampering with the EVMs."
Counting of ballots cast during the Himachal Pradesh assembly polls is currently underway. While the BJP is looking to oust the Congress from power in the hill state, the ruling party is hoping to come back for a second term. Here are the highlights of the latest trends:
The BJP is all set to return to power in Gujarat. The ruling party has managed a comfortable lead over the Congress and seems to be holding on to the gains after several ups and downs through the initial counting period.
Track Palin, 28, appeared in state court in Palmer, Alaska, earlier in the day, on a felony burglary charge and misdemeanor assault and criminal mischief charges, court records showed. All the charges involved domestic violence, the records indicated.
Trump returned to White House from Camp David and was asked if he was considering triggering the process to dismiss Mueller, who is probing whether the president's Republican campaign coordinated with Russian officials during last year's election. The president answered: "No, I'm not."
Billionaire former President Sebastian Pinera easily won Chile's presidential runoff election on Sunday, moving the world's top-copper producing country back to the right in the footsteps of other Latin American nations.
Putin spoke by phone with Trump to thank him for intelligence supplied by the CIA which allowed Russia's FSB security service to break up an Islamic State group cell that was planning a suicide attack on December 16, it said in a statement carried by Russian news agencies.