Teen Mom OG’s Amber Portwood Is Willing to Be Friends with Farrah Abraham Again: ‘I’m Ready to Let Everything Go’

Amber Portwood is moving on. The Teen Mom OG star revealed to E! News‘ Daily Pop Wednesday that she was “ready” to give another try at friendship with her MTV costar Farrah Abraham. After saying Abraham has a “very strong mind and strong opinions,” Portwood, 27, added, “So do I. So I think it’s natural for us to clash. Plus, she’s crazy.” “We used to be friends,” Portwood continued. “But, I don’t know what happened. I think she did things for publicity. I still love her to death. She knows that.” Despite their differences over the years, including Abraham sending Portwood a cease and desist letter in June, the mother… Read More

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Amazon will need to cut Whole Foods prices more to beat Wal-Mart

By Spencer Soper and Craig Giammona, Bloomberg Jeff Bezos will have to trade in his potato peeler for a meat cleaver if he wants to fight a price war with Wal-Mart, his biggest grocery competitor. Despite price reductions on kale, bananas and more after Amazon.com Inc. officially took control of Whole Foods this week, the grocer has long touted the superior quality of its food and retains an upscale vibe. So for the time being, shoppers are likely to find better deals elsewhere, including at industry giants Wal-Mart and Kroger. In a survey of 18 items, Bloomberg found Whole Foods was 50 percent more pricey on average than Wal-Mart. Amazon… Read More

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This part of your morning routine could be causing your afternoon sugar craving

If you’re frequently tempted to buy a treat from the pastry case at your favorite coffee shop, there’s a good reason – and it’s not just your lack of willpower. A new study on coffee has found that caffeine can affect the way we perceive sweetness and may make us crave sweets more strongly. Caffeine gives us an energy jolt because it blocks receptors in our brain for adenosine, a chemical that can make us feel sleepy. Previous research established that adenosine also helps us taste sweet flavors. For this study, a team of scientists at Cornell University gave participants a cup of lightly sweetened coffee, and didn’t tell them… Read More

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Avenidas upgrade to include café for older adults

Related Articles Palo Alto: Seniors meal provider appeals Avenidas expansion Palo Alto: Avenidas senior services expansion moves forward Palo Alto: Council commits $5 million to Avenidas Avenidas project reignites debate on new vs. old buildings The $18 million renovation of Avenidas, a nonprofit organization in downtown Palo Alto that provides services to the city’s older adults, will include a new “warm, inviting” café. News that Avenidas will open a café at 450 Bryant St. means that a longtime senior meal provider, La Comida de California, will not be returning to the senior community center after the renovation. Construction is expected to start in September, with Avenidas moving to the Cubberley… Read More

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Avenidas upgrade to include café for older adults

The $18 million renovation of Avenidas, a nonprofit organization in downtown Palo Alto that provides services to the city’s older adults, will include a new “warm, inviting” café. News that Avenidas will open a café at 450 Bryant St. means that a longtime senior meal provider, La Comida de California, will not be returning to the senior community center after the renovation. Construction is expected to start in September, with Avenidas moving to the Cubberley Community Center during the work. Amy Andonian, president and CEO of Avenidas, said the café model will provide low-cost, nutritious meals to individual older adults throughout the day. La Comida’s program served a sit-down meal… Read More

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