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5 Desserts That Will Never Cause Weight Gain, According To Nutritionists

The occasional yummy dessert, enjoyed in moderation, makes meals 100 times more delightful. But if you’re trying to lose weight or have healthy …

Nutrition

Tip: The Truth About Eating Lots of Eggs

Researchers put participants on a diet with lots of eggs to see how their waistlines and hearts would handle it. Here are the results.<p>There've been a …

Weight Loss

This Is the Secret to the Best Shrimp Boil Ever

The easy, fun, one-pot feast known as a Shrimp Boil would benefit from a more precise and descriptive name. Sure, it features fresh shrimp, but the …

Seafood

These Experts Explain Exactly Why Intermittent Fasting Really Works

Unless you've been hibernating under a rock this past year, chances are that you've heard of the increasingly popular health practice called intermittent fasting. In its simplest form, this fitness trend is a way of eating where you put your body through cycles of abstaining completely from food …

Wellness

Intermittent fasting may have 'profound health benefits'

Intermittent fasting has been gaining popularity among people looking to shed extra kilograms and maintain a healthy weight. Researchers argue that …

Holistic Medicine

The Right Way to Start — and Master — a Keto Diet For Maximum Benefits

If you're into health and fitness, you've probably heard the buzz about the ketogenic diet. Celebrities like Tim Tebow, Kourtney Kardashian, Adriana Lima, Megan Fox, and Halle Barry have touted its benefits, united in their praise of the program. And for a lot of other people looking to drop some …

Nutrition

Everything You Need to Know About the Mediterranean Diet to Lose Weight, Gain Energy, and Live Longer

It seems that every other week, the Mediterranean diet is making headlines. And there’s a reason why this eating plan is touted as one of the world’s …

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

6 Morning Habits You Should Break for a Better Day

<i>This article has been created in partnership with Renew Life as part of 30 Ways to Upgrade Your Routine.</i><p>Mornings get more awesome as we get older: no …

Wellness

What's the Difference Between Stock and Broth?

For many home cooks (myself included), stock and broth are considered virtually the same thing when it comes to adding a cooking liquid to a recipe …

This Trainer Wants You to Stop Making This Common Push-Up Mistake

Push-ups tend to be Kryptonite when it comes to performing bodyweight exercises. For such a basic movement, doing the perfect push-up comes with many nuances. The slightest mistake in your form can make this exercise unnecessarily hard to perform and may cause pain in areas like your shoulders and …

Try This Full-Body Exercise At Home, No Equipment Needed

This simple movement will maul every muscle in your body<p>Wrestling and football coaches alike have one go-to move in common: the bear crawl.<p>Crawling in an all-fours position with your knees barely off the ground may sound easy, but within seconds anyone will be able to appreciate the appeal. (Maybe</i> …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

Try This Fat-Melting Core Workout For Washboard Abs

​This core and cardio combo will shred your six-pack<p>If you've been looking for something extra to sweat away the fat and sculpt your abs, you've found it. This cardio and core finisher strategically combines moves that will turn up your metabolism to shed fat and chisel your abs.<p>The combination of …

The Easiest Workout to Tone Your Entire Body

JK... but at least it’s fun.<p>In the words of the wise one, Kanye West (less caps lock, more PG13);<p>“1 and 2 and 3 and 4 and get them sit-ups right …

Workouts

Just 3 hours a day is all it takes to become more successful

When I feel overwhelmed with everything I need to get done, I remind myself of the power of three uninterrupted hours.<p>I am always less stressed when I have time alone to work and think  —  and I have learned that three focused hours drastically improves my mood.<p>This is true whether it is hundreds …

How Long to Cook (Pretty Much) Anything on the Grill

Poultry<p>The cooking times that follow refer to cooking without the grill cover, unless otherwise indicated.<p>Boneless Chicken Breasts<p><b>Cooking time:</b> …

Hearts Get 'Younger,' Even At Middle Age, With Exercise

Eventually it happens to everyone. As we age, even if we're healthy, the heart becomes less flexible, more stiff and just isn't as efficient in processing oxygen as it used to be. In most people the first signs show up in the 50s or early 60s. And among people who don't exercise, the underlying …

High Blood Pressure

One type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug we have — here's how

2/<p>Cardio also tones your muscles.<p>Shutterstock<p>It was initially believed that when it comes to building muscle, cardio paled in comparison to exercises …

Breast Cancer

Tip: The Best Chest Exercise Since 1911

For complete chest development, don't forget this classic. Bonus: There's a new way to do it for even better results. Check this out.<p>Back in 1911, …

Workouts

8 Tasty Anti-Inflammatory Slow Cooker Recipes You Should Make This Month To Lose Weight

If you wake up feeling bloated, you probably consider your day over before it even began. And if that bloat lasts longer than a day, forget about …

Cooking

Egg Breakfast Recipes

Packed with nourishment, the egg is one of nature’s perfect foods. One large egg has varying amounts of 13 essential vitamins and minerals all for …

If You Want An Energized, Pain-Free Body, Then It's Time To Rethink Your Every Step

Most days of the week, before the rest of my family is out of bed, I meet a friend for a morning walk. We bring our coffee and chat while our bodies slowly wake up. I don't wear sneakers—just simple, minimal shoes that allow me to feel the ground beneath my feet. My toes and arches respond to the …

Pain

7 myths about healthy food people still believe

Whether it’s conflicting studies or confusing labels, it’s becoming harder and harder to achieve a so-called “balanced” diet.<p>“Nutrition is constantly …

Nutrition

Here's What Introverts Find So Annoying About What Extroverts Think | Inc.com

Anywhere from a third to half of the population fits the definition of being introverted, meaning these people are at their best in quieter environments compared with the extroverts who do well with a lot of stimulation. And if you're someone who clearly identifies with being on either side of the …

Personality

Try This Trick to Drastically Improve Your Homemade Pizza

The most essential component of a good pizza is also the hardest to achieve: a good, crispy crust. It’s what sets most restaurant pies apart from …

Caponata: The Most Delicious Thing You Can Make With An Eggplant

One of the perpetual challenges of the Sabbath-observant Jewish cook is finding colorful and flavorful dishes to serve at Saturday lunch that don’t …

Italian Food