Top Ten Most Talked About Celebrities in 2012

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List of Top 10 Most Powerful Celebrities 2012

Top Ten Most Talked About Celebrities

Jennifer Lopez…American actress, businesswoman, dancer and recording artist.

Net worth: $110 million USD (2011)
Albums: This Is Me… Then, On the 6, J.Lo, Rebirth, Let’s Get Loud, Love?, Brave, More
Children: Emme Marbiel Muñiz Anthony, Maximilian David Muñiz Anthony

Oprah Winfrey… American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.

  • Born: January 29, 1954 (age 58), Kosciusko
Net worth: $2.7 billion USD (2012)
Partner: Stedman Graham (1986–)
Movies and TV shows: The Oprah Winfrey Show, Oprah’s Next Chapter, Dr. Phil, More
Education: Tennessee State University, East Literature Magnet School, Nicolet High School

Justin Bieber… a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, producer, entrepreneur, investor, and actor.

  • Born: March 1, 1994 (age 18), London
Height: 5′ 7″ (1.70 m)
Net worth: $112 million USD (2011)
Siblings: Jazmyn Bieber, Jaxon Bieber

Rihanna…a Barbadian recording artist and actress. Born in Saint Michael, Barbados, Rihanna moved to the United States at age 16 to pursue a recording career

Height: 5′ 8″ (1.73 m)
Full name: Robyn Rihanna Fenty

Net worth: $72 million USD (2011)

♦Lady Gaga an American singer and songwriter.

Full name: Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta
Height: 5′ 1″ (1.55 m)
Siblings: Natali Germanotta

Britney Spears…an American recording artist and entertainer. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, Spears began performing as a child, landing acting roles in stage productions and television shows.

  • Born: December 2, 1981 (age 30), McComb
Net worth: $100 million USD (2011)
Siblings: Jamie Lynn Spears, Bryan Spears
Children: Sean Federline, Jayden James Federline

Kim Kardashian an American socialite, reality television star, model and occasional actress.

  • Born: October 21, 1980 (age 31), Los Angeles
Weight: 116.8 lbs (53 kg)
Height: 5′ 3″ (1.59 m)
Net worth: $38 million USD (2011)
Siblings: Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Kendall Jenner, Kylee Jenner and Rob Kardashian 

Katy Perry an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Perry grew up around gospel music.

  • Born: October 25, 1984 (age 27), Santa Barbara
Net worth: $44 million USD (2011)
Siblings: Angela Hudson, David Hudson
Parents: Keith Hudson, Mary Perry

Tom Cruise…Thomas Cruise Mapother IV, widely known as Tom Cruise, is an American film actor and producer. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards and has won three Golden Globe Awards. He started his career at age 19 in the 1981 film Taps.

  • Born: July 3, 1962 (age 50), Syracuse
Height: 5′ 7″ (1.70 m)
Net worth: $270 million USD (2012)
Children: Suri Cruise, Connor Cruise, Isabella Jane Cruise
Spouse: Katie Holmes (m. 2006–2012), Nicole Kidman (m. 1990–2001), Mimi Rogers (m. 1987–1990)

♦Steven Spielberg… film director, screenwriter, producer, video game designer, and studio entrepreneur. In a career of more than four decades, Spielberg’s films have covered many themes and genres.

  • Born: December 18, 1946 (age 65), Cincinnati
Net worth: $3 billion USD (2012)
Spouse: Kate Capshaw (m. 1991), Amy Irving (m. 1985–1989)
Children: Sasha Spielberg, Jessica Capshaw, Max Spielberg, More

 “I don’t like to read. The only things I read are gossip columns. If someone gives me a book, it had better have lots of pictures.”

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List of 10 Best Foods for Weight Loss

1. Apple

  High water content, soluble and insoluble fiber…Compared to many other fruits and vegetables, apples contain relatively low amounts of Vitamin C but are a rich source of other antioxidant compounds. Apples also contain quercetin, a nutrient that helps protect one from certain kinds of cancer, reduces damage caused by cholesterol and promotes healthy lungs.

2. Fish

Tuna, Halibut, Cod and Salmon considered as some of the filling foods since they are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids. These uber-healthy fats may help promote fat burning by making the metabolism more efficient.  A new study from Karolinska Institute in Sweden found that people ate 11 percent less at dinner after having fish for lunch versus those who ate a beef lunch. This study proves that a protein-rich lunch meal with fish protein reduces calorie intake compared with the same-calorie lunch meal of other items.

It has been found out that people who consume two eggs for breakfast are fuller than the ones who have taken bagels or other foods thus consuming less than 400 calories in the next 24 hours. Eggs are also highly regarded by dieticians because of their balance of essential amino acids.

4. Cauliflower

Many might wonder why cauliflower has been named among the top 10 best foods for losing fats. It is so because it is low in fat, low in carbohydrates but high in dietary fibre, folate, water, and Vitamin C, possessing a high nutritional density and contributes in weight lose. The veggie is also rich in several phytochemicals, which are beneficial to human health. Eating foods with more vitamin C helps burn more fat during physical exercise.

5. Low Fat Yogurt

With nutritional benefits beyond those of milk, yogurt is rich in protein, calcium, riboflavin, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12. According to a study published in the International Journal of Obesity, low fat yogurt can promote weight loss, especially due to the calcium content in it. It also increases the ability to burn fat, especially around the stomach.

6. Oats

Oats are believed to be healthful or a health food thus naming it in the sixth position with the top ten best foods for losing weight. It has been accounted as human food ever since its healthy cholesterol lowering properties has been discovered. Researchers at the University of California discovered that those who ate oats as breakfast had a lower body mass index (BMI) than those who ate other types of breakfast foods. Oats helps stay fuller longer, since it’s packed with fibre and is a good source of protein.

7. Vegetable Soup

The vegetables in the vegetable soup make it a rich diet which is enhanced further by the existing water content. It is advisable to soups two times a day in order to lose weight rather than having same amount of calories in snack food. Soup eaters also maintain, on average, a total weight loss of 16 pounds in one year. Also the water in soup adds volume to a meal and helps feel fuller, without taking in extra calories.

8. Salad

Salad can be eaten as an appetizer, side dish, main course and dessert and are quite healthy for the human body. Since it is consumed as fresh and raw it plays a vital role in reducing weight. All the ingredients of salad can help one lose weight independently, but when eaten together these foods are even more potent in helping one in doing so. Fresh vegetables, lean protein, beans and healthy fats, all can be had as salad.

9. Almond

Almond is a species of a tree which is native to the Middle East and South Asia and is used in preparing various types of dishes round the globe. It contains 12% dietary fiber, 6.3% sugars, 0.7% starch, vitamin E, protein, amino acids, vitamin B, essential minerals and phytosterols. These are filling enough to avoid overeat and also helps in keeping blood sugar steady which in the long run keeps away from abdominal fat.

10. Lentils

Packed with fiber, folate and magnesium, this versatile fat-free legume can be a fabulous supporting player of a slimming healthy eating regimen. Lentils can be prepared in end number of ways and will make one feel as if he/she has eaten a meaty, even creamy, dish minus the calories and saturated fat that come with eating meat.

The World’s Most Powerful Celebrities – Forbes

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