Author Archives: andrew sam

Chipotle Added Vegan And Vegetarian Meals To Its Lifestyle Bowl Options

Just after the New Year, Chipotle did everyone with healthy eating resolutions a solid: They created a line-up of Whole30, paleo, and keto bowls to take the guesswork out of following each specific diet. Now, they’re extending that ease to vegetarians and vegans. The newest additions to Chipotle’s Lifestyle Bowls line-up cater to those ditching meat and/or cheese. The Vegan Bowl is made with Sofritas, ...

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Lululemon Athletica: Health As A Lifestyle – Secular Growth At A Reasonable Valuation

Summary Health as a lifestyle is a story that is gaining traction in the 18-29 and 30-55 age groups, LULU represents a lifestyle for these consumer segments. International expansion will continue driving square footage growth and driving top-line growth. Digital expansion driving customer-based marketing and more personal experiences have driven strong e-commerce engagement and traction. Background Lululemon Athletica (LULU), a ...

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Gwyneth Paltrow Takes Credit for Popularizing the Gluten-Free Lifestyle Craze

For people wondering who to thank for the gluten-free and yoga trends, look no further because Gwyneth Paltrowis your gal. The self-proclaimed trendsetter is setting the record straight on who is to credit for kick-starting the health craze that continues today. In a new interview with the New York Times, the Goop CEO is claiming that her 2015 gluten-free cookbook was the the catalyst ...

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Bali in March, Egypt in November: 12 Months of Travel Deals

In Las Vegas, hotel room rates seem to shift like rolling dice. Sometimes you win and get a $199 rate in March at the Bellagio resort, and sometimes —including over St. Patrick’s Day weekend (this year from March 15 to 17) — you’ll pay $429. Traffic in Las Vegas spikes over holidays like Chinese New Year, and events like the N.C.A.A. March ...

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The collapse of Isis will inflame the regional power struggle

The collapse of the Isis caliphate’s last stronghold in Syria is sending shockwaves across the region, changing the calculations of the major powers as they jockey for advantage. Triumphalism in Washington, Moscow and Damascus risks obscuring the human cost of a “victory” that may quickly prove transitory. Of immediate concern is the fate of civilians, mainly women and children, displaced from formerly ...

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Stalybridge moor fire: Large blaze tackled by crews

Firefighters have tackled a large blaze which broke out on moorland in Greater Manchester. An area at the top of a hill near Stalybridge was reported to be ablaze at about 21:05 GMT. Greater Manchester Fire Service said its crews used “specialist moorland firefighting equipment” to bring the blaze under control. At 23:10, a spokesperson said the fire was out ...

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Heather Nauert: Former Fox News reporter picked by Trump as UN ambassador withdraws from role

The former Fox News reporter picked by Donald Trump to be his next ambassador to the UN has withdrawn from the role. Heather Nauert was chosen by the president to represent America at the UN last year despite having no diplomatic or foreign policy experience. The 49-year-old said in a statement on Saturday she would not take up the post because it had been “too ...

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Trump tells European countries to take back IS fighters

President Donald Trump has told the UK and other European allies to take back and put on trial more than 800 Islamic State (IS) fighters captured in the final battle against the group. His tweet comes as US-backed Kurdish forces continue an assault on the last pocket of IS territory on the Syrian side of the Iraqi border, at Baghuz. ...

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Arts & culture 2019 itinerary in full swing

So much has been going on in the arts since I last wrote. I took the winter off, but it’s great to start again on such a busy week. Cultural organizations hit the ground running in 2019. One of last month’s highlights was the El Paso Opera’s production of Mozart’s “Magic Flute” at the beautiful Masonic Temple. It was a perfect ...

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Iloilo is in love with arts & culture

An imposing building on J. M. Basa corner Ortiz streets of Iloilo City tells of a century-old story. The patina of the wooden structure of the building’s second floor is heightened by time. Its Spanish colonial architecture tells of progress and growth, of days of plenty, of genteel charm. From a distance, its grandeur attracts one to eavesdrop on what ...

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