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Consuming too much grain could punch a big hole in your health, according to the new book, Grain Brain.
Which of the four produces the greatest surge in blood sugar — you know,  the same toxic fuel that has contributed to a doubling of diabetes in our country? 1) a slice of whole-wheat bread 2) a Snickers bar 3) a tablespoon of pure white sugar 4)a banana It’s the not the candy bar, which has a glycemic index of [...]
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Expansion of local gym is setting the new trend in fitness
Are you ready to go public with how you met your sweetheart? If you are, you could win a free Pure Relaxation Massage from Eden Day Spa in La Verne. To enter, simply email your picture and your brief story by Thursday, Feb. 7, to spedenwellness@gmail.com. Eden will post your romantic tale and photo and then leave [...]
Don’t look now, but Jennifer Blaz, owner of the Massage Envy in La Verne, has signed a lease and is ready to start the build-out for a new Massage Envy in the Glendora Marketplace. She has become a one-woman tour de force, who is singlehandedly trying to end the current economic recession. At her La Verne [...]
Valentine’s Day is almost here. Engagement proposals promising June weddings also are beckoning. With so much romance in the air, we thought it also a good time to clear the air about some longtime jewelry-buying myths. To add a dose of reality to the romance, we visited Koko Vartanian, owner of Rodeo Jewelers in the new Von’s [...]
Lance McCullough, owner of Fitness Results, which has been serving the fitness needs of clients for two decades, is on a total HEALTH (Health Eating, Active Living, Total Harmony) kick for 2012. For the healthy eating portion of his program, Lance, sits down and counsels his clients about their nutrition choices “Your body is like a race car,” [...]
To look and feel like a Hollywood star, you simply need to start treating yourself like one. Follow these tips and you’ll light up any room you enter, like a modern day Clark Gable or Greta Garbo. For a more radiant smile … Do you want to have a million-dollar, megawatt smile like Cameron Diaz or [...]
    On Saturday, April 2, Pomona Valley Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), held a fashion show with the theme, “Spread Your Wings,” at Hillcrest Home’s Meeting House in La Verne.     Eight beautifully dressed models walked the runway to help the AAUW express its mission of advancing equality for women and girls in the [...]
Lynsey Mikhail gets results. At the University of La Verne, she played volleyball, missing only one match in four years and amassing a career total of 513 kills in helping her team win a conference title. Her coach at the time, Don Flora, called her “someone who would fight, kick and spit playing volleyball.” Every spring, she [...]
Be the Envy of everyone on your block by getting a Massage Envy massage on Sept. 14, 2010, of which $15 from your one-hour $49 session will be donated to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Last year’s Massage for the Cure was a sell-out here in La Verne and this year’s event promises to [...]