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If You're Gaining Weight, These Snack Photos Could Explain Why

We feel you. Sometimes grabbing a couple of Oreos is quick and easy, and it satisfies your chocolate and cookie cravings. But if you're trying to lose weight, seeing these two snacks side by side offers a powerful visual of how snack choices can affect your goals.<p>For about 100 calories, you can get …

The spring equinox is Tuesday: 6 things to know about the first day of spring

A brief, scientific guide to the first day of spring.<p>The vernal equinox is upon us: On Tuesday, March 20, both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres will experience an equal amount of daylight. For those of us here in the Northern Hemisphere, it marks the beginning of spring, with daylight hours …

15 Easy Salad Dressings You Can Make in Less Than 5 Minutes

Never force down a dry salad again.<p>January 24, 2018<p>I'm always looking for ways to make my salads more interesting. I usually just put on the usual …

Our 10 Best Vegetarian Pasta Recipes Because Giving Up Meat Has Never Been Easier

Whoever said that pasta needs meat has clearly never tasted spaghetti with mushrooms and ricotta cheese. Whether you're craving a hearty comfort carb …

21 Cheat Sheets For Getting Superhero Abs

Exercise routines, diet tips, and recipes for people who want a shredded midsection.<p>As BuzzFeed Health has reported, getting those abs to pop is about way more than doing a zillion crunches, or even lightly keeping an eye on your diet. It's actually a lot more labor-intensive, requiring most people …

No TV in Your Living Room? Here’s How It Should Look

You know how when you’re tired after a long day at work, you come home and plop down onto the living room sofa, turn on the TV, and zone out to a …

We Can't Stop Thinking About Thomas Keller's Mac and Cheese

One reason why: equal parts cheese and pasta<p>Anything that includes the phrase “bake until golden and bubbly” in a recipe catches our attention right …

Comfort Food

Do These 13 Things Every Day and You Will Lose Weight

It took you months or maybe even years to put on the extra weight you're ready to say goodbye to, so don't expect to lose it overnight. It's the small, healthy decisions you make every day that will bring you closer and closer to your goal.

Healthy Eating

5 Smoothies to Kick-Start Your Day and Pitfalls to Avoid

With all the super ingredients you can add to your morning smoothie, it can get overwhelming. Here are 5 smoothies that are the perfect balance of …

Here's how you can lose weight long-term while cleaning toxins out of your body

Let’s call it like it is: Most books and articles that breathlessly promote “cleanses” and “detox diets” are a bunch of baloney.<p>Every time one of …

Wellness

16 Iron-Boosting Recipes for Meatless Monday and Beyond

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>When it comes to nutrients, folks are quick to talk …

Vegan

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Skip Meals

Raise your hand if you’ve ever glanced at the clock after powering through your to-do list only to realize you can barely remember when you last had …

Fantasy Football 2016: Matt Camp's Post-Preseason Week 3 Big Board

Did you draft your fantasy football team yet? No? Good job.<p>With most of the preseason out of the way and a lot of the news that comes with it, you should have a much better idea about the fantasy landscape. Now that you're armed with that information, you can draft with a lot more confidence.<p>This …

Fantasy Football

Pickles & Gastritis

Gastritis commonly refers to irritation or inflammation of the stomach lining. Diet can make this medical condition worse. Spicy and highly acidic …

Wellness

2016 Fantasy Football Draft Guide: The Ultimate Blueprint

The draft used to be the most enjoyable and most important day of the fantasy season. The excitement and fun are still there, but the importance has dwindled, as the ever-evolving world of fantasy football has made in-season maneuvering a bigger responsibility.<p>As much as we prepare, issues will …

Fantasy Football

Best foods for happiness

Some foods taste so good while we're eating them, but can leave us feeling blah, bloated and feeling guilty just moments after we've brushed away the crumbs. But other foods are scientifically shown to lift our spirits. Here are five foods that will make you feel good right away!<p>1. Raw walnuts and …

Bacon on a stick? Just add potatoes and onion.

This is a smack-your-forehead, wish-I’d-thought-of-it, glad-someone-else-did dish that could just as easily be hors d’oeuvres or even breakfast with a side of fried eggs. Farmer Bernard Boyle of Garner’s Produce at the market in Bloomingdale was nice enough to allow a little swapping of smaller, …

What you should eat before and after you exercise to lose weight, according to a celebrity trainer

However, if you're looking to shed some pounds, certain foods promote weight loss more than others.<p>We spoke to Russell Bateman, a trainer and the creator of the Skinny Bitch Collective— a workout regimen followed by models and celebrities like Ellie Goulding and Suki Waterhouse — to find out the …

How to Gain 20 Pounds of Muscle in 2 Months

Trying to figure out how to gain 20 pounds of muscle in 2 months? It's easier said than done, but definitely possible and in this article I'm going …

The 10 Best Fat Burning Eating Tips

If you want to get more from your diet by burning fat while feeding your muscles, here are 10 eating tips to burn more fat. Though these tips focus …

How to Stop Any Craving Right When It Hits

Whether it’s a late-night slice of pizza or a sugary breakfast pastry, we all experience cravings. And they often feel impossible to ignore. While it …

What’s Up With the Bacteria In Your Gut?

We’ve known for decades that that the lush collection of bacteria that populate our guts plays a part in digestion. The famous after-effects of bean-eating—tactfully known in the 16th century as “windinesse”— are due to our resident microbes, chomping up an assortment of bean oligosaccharides …

Microbiology

High-Protein Breakfast & Weight Loss

Eating a high-protein breakfast has various advantages for a weight loss plan. For example, it creates a feeling of fullness throughout the day, …

Nutrition

Crock Pot Sweet Potato Chipotle Chili {Paleo}

<i>Crock Pot Paleo Sweet Potato Chipotle Chili! This chipotle Chili recipe is healthy but hearty, and has a kick of spice! Made with simple ingredients</i> …

Creamy Garlic Chicken Spanakopita Skillet Recipe

Cozy up to this filling Greek-inspired dish, which turns traditional spanakopita, made with feta, spinach, dill, and scallions, into a one-skillet meal with the addition of chicken and a garlicky gravy.<p>Why It Works<p>Cooking the chicken in butter browns it quickly, keeping the interior …

These Are the Gadgets Everybody Wants This Holiday

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Gear & Gadgets