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The 40 best brunch spots in New York City

As part of its 2016 restaurant-survey results, Zagat compiled a list of the best brunch spots in New York City.<p>Zagat reviewed restaurants in downtown, midtown, and uptown Manhattan, as well as in Brooklyn. Food ratings are out of 30 on the Zagat scale. For reference, scores between 26 and 30 are …

Surprise: Government has been wrong about cholesterol for 40 years

The nation’s top nutrition advisory panel has decided to drop its caution about eating cholesterol-laden food, a move that could undo almost 40 years …

Impress Your Other Half With These Inexpensive Date Ideas

Let’s face it: Dating is awesome, but it’s incredibly expensive. Between dinners out, trips to the movie theater, drinks at the new neighborhood bar and big concerts, it’s easy to feel like you and your SO need to be borderline wealthy to afford a date night every once in a while.<p>Romance doesn’t …

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40 White Kitchens To Inspire Your Next Remodel

From classic to contemporary, these kitchens have one thing in common: A brilliant use of the color white.<p>There's nothing more sleek and stylish than an all-white kitchen. Check out 35 of our favorites from the ELLE DECOR archives for a refreshing dose of inspiration. Plus, make your kitchen light …

Why you're not seeing fitness results this year

Many gym goers emphasize cardio, but forget the importance of strength training.<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Many fitness resolutions broken by late January, often because people don't see results<br>• People focus too much on cardio and neglect strength training<br>• Some just exercise but don't change their diet<p><b>RELATED</b> …

Get Refreshed With a Catnap

A 30-minute nap undoes the damage of a poor night’s sleep<p>During her adventure racing days, “Queen of Pain” ultraendurance champion Rebecca Rusch and her teammates were limited to about two hours of sleep a night if they wanted to win. They kept biking, hiking, kayaking, and pretty much everything …

The Top Five Places to See the Giant Redwoods in California

Timing Meals Correctly Could Make You Healthier

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, a new study reveals the best hours to eat.<p>There may be a way to lose weight without changing what you eat: Change when you eat it.<p>While restricting eating hours (i.e., eating in a small window of time by eating breakfast later and finishing dinner earlier) may …