Abby Abrams

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5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

Self-improvement

These 10 Fruits and Veggies Are Linked to Better Mental Health—Especially If You Eat Them Raw

<i>This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like it, visit health.com.</i><p>Raw fruits and vegetables may be better for your mental health …

Portraits of African American Ex-Slaves in the Late 1930s

These portraits of African American men and women from locations in Texas were taken in the late 1930s as part of the Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) …

African-American News

13 High-Protein Meal Prep Recipes to Make This Sunday

13 meals in only four hours.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Jennifer Wilcox. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>Meal prep and I have a love-hate relationship. I really enjoy it throughout the week, because it makes my life easier. It allows me to sleep a …

Healthy Eating

Please Stop Using These 16 Words To Describe Bodies, Diets, And Food

Some of these are offensive or just plain wrong, or cause people to think not-so-great things about their bodies.

Nutrition

The New Yuppies

The term “yuppie” now feels so dated that it occasionally seems an entire social class has vanished. If the suit-wearing Patrick Batemans of the …

Broad City

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

13 Ways to Eat a Cheeseburger That Don’t Involve a Bun

When that cheeseburger craving hits, you *have* to satiate it immediately. You probably have the cheese in your fridge, and you’re bound to have a pound or two of ground beef in the back of your freezer, but the one thing you might be missing is the buns that hold everything together. No need to …

Cooking

Richard Blais Made The Yummiest Spaghetti And Meatballs Ever

Home cookin' at it's finest.<p>1 yellow onion, diced (about 1 cup)<p>4 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>2 tablespoons tomato paste<p>1 (28 ounce) can whole tomatoes and their juices<p>¼ cup red wine<p>1 cup whole milk ricotta cheese<p>8 ounces ground pork<p>8 ounces ground beef<p>3 tablespoons …

Recipes

Here's A 7-Day No-Added-Sugar Meal Plan That's Actually Doable

You'll learn how to eat well, prep more, spend less — and feel amazing along the way.<p><b>JUMP TO</b>:<p><b>Intro | Prep Day | Day One | Day Two | Day Three | Day Four | Day Five | Day Six | Day Seven</b><p><b>EXTRAS:</b><p><b>Snack Ideas | Grocery List | Printable Recipes</b>

Yes, These Four Taco Recipes Are ACTUALLY Healthy

The best of both worlds<p>Servings: 12<p>INGREDIENTS<p>Taco Seasoning<p>2 teaspoons cumin<p>2 teaspoons oregano<p>1½ teaspoon paprika<p>1 teaspoon chili powder<p>½ teaspoon black pepper<p>Salt, to taste<p>1 onion, thinly sliced<p>1 cup corn<p>1 can diced tomatoes, drained<p>1 large jalapeño, deseeded and diced<p>4 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 …

Recipes

20 Summer Salads You Can Whip Up in 20 Minutes or Less

Are we crazy for saying we’re already feeling a little burgered-out? If you, like us, are craving something light and refreshing, look no further …

Two Dead Canaries in the Coal Mine

If you’re not worried about FBI Director James Comey getting fired, this man might change your mind.<p>If you're inclined to downplay the termination of FBI Director James Comey, reasoning that he was a flawed leader, or that President Trump was legally entitled to fire him, or that many of the …

These Are the Most Economically Segregated Cities in America

Eugene, Ore. is usually best known as the home of the University of Oregon and the birthplace of Nike. Now it can add another bona fide to that list: …

Surprise! Ladders survey of workers says millennials are impoverished workaholics

Millennials are a maligned, misunderstood part of the workforce — which is a problem, because they’re also the biggest part of it.<p>According to a new …

This Is What a Dietitian Eats to Banish Inflammation and Get in Shape

We know that inflammation can lead to bloating and digestive issues, but dietitian and nutritionist Alex Caspero just enlightened us to its role in …

Antiinflammatory

Brazil’s New Problem With Blackness

Need an account?<p>Sign up for free access to 3 articles per month and weekly email updates from expert policy analysts<p>Already have an account? Log …

Foreign Policy

14 *Garlicky* Good Dinner Recipes

You’ve mastered the genius garlic-peeling hack, so it’s time to put those mad skills into action! Garlicky aioli dipping sauce or infused olive oil makes a tasty appetizer or snack. But how about some entrees to round out that menu? Garlic has a way of bringing out the best in both chicken and …

Cooking

Sindarius Thornwell has the game to match his singular name

By Adam Kilgore<p>Adam Kilgore<p>Reporter covering national sports<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Sharicka Thornwell’s son has made a name for himself this month, 22 years after she made up a name for him.<p>Sindarius Thornwell has been perhaps the best player in the NCAA tournament. As a senior, his varied talents made …

South Carolina

April Meal Planner: 30 Colorful, Healthy Meals To Keep Your Table Fresh

April is conceptually the first month of REAL spring, so naturally, we tend to focus on light, healthy, refreshing meal options that will help us get in shape for summer. We also get to go *nuts* at the farmer’s market after months of limited seasonal food options. It’s the month of asparagus …

Cooking

Exploring The Twisted Politics Of Dreadlocks

It’s a long-winded road<p><i>In celebration of Black History Month, NYLON is running a spotlight series called</i> <i>UNAPOLOGETIC</i><i>. Every day, w</i><i>e’ll celebrate different aspects of black culture through</i> <i></i><i>profiles, interviews, roundtables, reviews, videos, and op-eds</i><i>. #Blacklivesmatter and we hold that truth to be</i> …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Research Found the Quickest, Least Painful Way to Up Your Cardio

No equipment. No gym. No gimmick. And yes, it really works.<p>What are your most common reasons for missing your workout? Too busy? No money for a gym? …

7 Recipes to Make Using Store Bought Rotisserie Chicken

We all have that one day a <b>week</b> where maybe cooking is not on the agenda so we go to the grocery store and pick up a tasty rotisserie chicken. And hey I'm not judgin cause I do the same thing. However instead of just eating a boring chicken I have come up with 7 Ways You Can Use Up That Chicken to …

Slow Cookers

I’m Never Wearing Jeans Ever Again

So here are my non-denim alternatives.<p>Anyone who was a chubby kid can agree that growing up, your personal style was completely dictated by whatever would fit. For me, it was stretch pants and tunics until high school, when bullies made it painfully clear that I needed to squish my plump adolescent …

Start from Scratch Series: 6 Week Complete Beginner Program

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration6 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout30-45 …

5 foods to help you beat dangerous belly fat

Diet & Fitness<p>More than 70 percent of adults — ages 20 and older — are overweight, and almost 40 percent are considered obese (having a BMI of 30+; go here to calculate your BMI). Many of us carry this excess weight around the middle; and belly fat is much worse than the fat around your hips and …

Onions

This Is Why Some People Just Never Get Stressed Out

A few weeks ago, we saw a very intriguing segment on <i>CBS This Morning</i>. After chatting about a recent study looking at the effects of stress on your …

Mindfulness

5 Reasons People Rain on Your Parade When You're Successful

Don't assume people who sneer at your success are just jealous. The problem is frequently way more complex than that.<p>You worked your keester off at your job. Finally, <i>finally</i>, you're reaching big accomplishments. And the success? It tastes oh, so sweet. Except, of course, that certain people around …