Yael Brender

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I am a freelance writer, dreamer and booklover. I write, rewrite, bang head against keyboard. Edit, re-edit, bang head against keyboard.

I write for Bondi Beauty, Eat Drink Play, Warhol's Children and ZOS Magazine. Coffee is just as important as breathing, plus it makes me type faster! We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.

10 Surprising Benefits of Earl Grey Tea

There are tea fans who can’t get enough of Earl Grey Tea, and there are some health benefits they may not know about: Healthy Teeth Tea contains extremely high levels of the antioxidant catechin, which fights oral infections, as well as fluoride, which protects your teeth from cavities. Digestion Earl Grey Tea is a natural […]

Eat Chocolate, Lose Weight? We’re Not Sure…

A chemical in chocolate helps prevent weight gain? Maybe. The Department of Food Science and Technology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University have been busy feeding chocolate to mice, and recording the results. Andrew P. Neilson and his team discovered that a certain antioxidant in cocoa prevented the mice from gaining weight, and lowered […]

Why You’re Not Losing Weight

Chances are there are some obvious reasons why you are not losing weight. The great news is, you can fix your bad habits fast. 1. “Diet” Food All that “healthy” food you’re eating probably isn’t what you think it is. Anything that claims to be low fat, low carb or low cal is probably processed […]

Is It Possible To Have Emotionally Safe Sex?

Emotionally safe sex – what are we doing to take care of our hearts? Condoms, birth control pill, lubricant – knowledgeable, modern women are all over safe sex.  We’ve been hearing it since grade school. But what are we doing for us? During sex, powerful chemicals are released within a woman’s body, designed to cause […]

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