Amy Whelan

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5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

Prepare to have your mind blown.<p>If you're anything like us, you would eat a lot more beets, pomegranates, and kiwis if you could just figure out an easy way to prep them. Luckily, some of our favorite food blogs have come up with pretty ingenious ways to simplify the process. Take a look, then try …

Nutrition

Why Monday Is The Best Day To Make Healthy-Eating Changes

That's the thinking behind the Monday Campaigns—a collaboration between public health officials that encourages people to make Monday the day they launch a trial run of a new health behavior. The program started about a decade ago with "meatless Monday," an effort to convince people to give up …

Q&A: Should You Wear Different Underwear for Your Workout?

Bras, sure. But what about below the belt? The experts weigh in.<p><b>The question:</b> "I've recently seen underwear that's advertised as being specifically for exercise. Do I really need special panties for my workout?"<p><b>The experts:</b> Sandra Lee, M.D., a board-certified dermatologist at SkinPhysicians & …

3 Moves That Are Secretly Amazing for Your Abs

Bored with planks and all crunched out? Try these little known core exercises<p>When it comes to sculpting strong, tight abs, there's a lot more you can do other than planks, sit-ups, and crunches. Personal trainer Rachel Cosgrove, the genius creator of the <i>Women's Health</i> Spartacus 4.0 Workout in the</i> …

Workouts

Trainer Confessions: 5 Exercises You're Probably Doing Wrong

<b>Lat Pulldown</b><br>It's possibly the most botched move I see on the gym floor (well, aside from the deadlift). Typically, the mistakes are twofold: Setting the hands too far apart and leaning too far back (so it basically becomes a row). To place your grip correctly, stand under the bar and make your arms …

6 Great Tips to Better Skin

According to a recent poll, women spend $426 billion dollars a year on makeup and skin products. If only there was a way to improve your skin, complexion, lines and wrinkles without dishing out thousands of dollars a year on expensive products. Well there is. As it turns out, beauty is not only …

Human Faces Can Express at Least 21 Distinct Emotions

Leading scientific thinkers of their time, such as Aristotle, Rene Descartes, Guillaume Duchenne, and Charles Darwin, have long promoted the idea …

Where Do You Follow Your Nose?

It's been five years since I had a Krispy Kreme.<p>It isn't a coincidence. It's on purpose. I'm powerless over the kind of love I feel for Krispy Kremes. Realizing that -- and steering clear of them altogether -- has changed my life.<p>So naturally, when my husband and daughter partake I can't <i>wait</i> to …

7 Foods That Are Secretly Staining Your Teeth

Cut them out of your diet to brighten your smile ASAP<p><i>By Ashley Okwuosa for Beauty High</i><p>If you want a perfect smile, you need to keep your pearly whites, well, white. And while there are plenty of products you can use to keep your teeth in great shape, there's a much easier way to prevent stains from …

Nutrition

Blast Fat with These 5 Total-Body Combo Moves

Time crunched? This 5-minute circuit makes the most of a quick fit hit<p>A great workout doesn't need to take hours (in fact, it really shouldn't, unless you're training for an endurance event). With the right moves, you can hit all the major muscle groups in limited time—effectively killing <i>that</i> …

Workouts

18 Light and Refreshing Soups for Spring

Gallery18 Light and Refreshing Soups for Spring<p>Here at Serious Eats, we're down for a comforting bowl of soup regardless of the temperature outside. With sunny springtime weather on the horizon, it's time to turn away from heavy wintertime stews and toward brighter, fresher bowls loaded with …

Michael Ruhlman on Eggs, the Subject of His New Cookbook

Author Michael Ruhlman has a new cookbook, "Egg," so we interviewed him to get his egg-cooking (and -eating) advice<p>Yeah, we know: <b>Everyone loves eggs</b>. But we're <del>pretty much</del> obsessed. Not only have we exhaustively researched how to boil an egg and poach an egg, we've dabbled in sous-vide …

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What's It Like to Eat the World's Hottest Chile Pepper?

It took me 21.85 seconds to consume three Carolina Reapers, the world's hottest chiles. And it took me approximately 14 hours to recover from the aftermath.<p>Why, you might ask, would anyone want to eat even one Carolina Reaper, which scored 1,569,300 on the Scoville heat-measuring scale? (A …

And Now, a Frozen Yogurt Made With Liquid Nitrogen

How do you sell frozen yogurt when you don't have an ice cream maker? Easy—use liquid nitrogen.<p>No, this isn't the latest dessert at wd~50; it's from an unassuming food market with some great Mediterranean ingredients in Midtown East, <b>Blue Olive</b>.<p>Blue Olive's <b>Frozen Greek Yogurt</b> is made to order and …