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8 Things To Make When You Don't Have Time To Cook

We talk about not having time to cook <i>a lot</i>. But, the underlying problem is more about recipes that take forever to prep or have to be simmered away …

Exactly How To Use Cheat Days To Lose Weight

One of these three strategies is calling your name.<p>The cheat day has mixed reviews. Some say that by labeling your burger, bowl of pasta, or ice cream as a "cheat" or a "splurge," you're putting that food on a pedestal and will spend all week dreaming about it. On the other hand, 39 percent of …

Fitness

20 Things You've Been Doing Wrong in the Kitchen Your Entire Life

Are you scrambling eggs, making chocolate chip cookies, and measuring pasta the right way? It might not seem obvious, but there are plenty of basic things you could be doing the "wrong" way in the kitchen. There's somewhat of an art to cutting a lime, cooking chicken, mincing garlic, and roasting …

Cooking

47 Kitchen and Food Hacks That Will Change Your Life

Okay, maybe these kitchen hacks won't change your life in an "I won the lottery" or "I just found out I'm pregnant" kind of way. And maybe you've …

Hacking

Green Tea Benefits: Drinking Green Tea for Weight Loss

Sip Up, Slim Down: The Right Way to Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>I'll admit it: I had a mini …

Unexpected Foods You Should Avoid Before Exercise

It’s no secret that you need food to fuel your fitness—though what works best might vary by time and workout type. That said, when eaten before a …

Nutrition

Increase Metabolism

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism<p>Stop these habits now to boost your calorie-burning potential<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of …

8 "Bad Habits" That Actually Help You Lose Weight

When I read the usual weight loss advice, I’m often reminded of my days in Catholic school. While I was taught the virtuous path by nuns, today’s …

Nutrition

Should I Drink Smoothies?

<b>3/5 experts say yes.</b><p>Fruit, undeniably healthy in its whole-food form, is immensely more palatable to many of us when sliced up and pulverized into a …

Why our obsession with vitamins could be harming our health

The General Nutrition Corporation store near my childhood home – that's the official name of the global supplement chain GNC – is one part science …

What to Do in the Gym If You Really Want to Lose Weight

If you're a cardio queen who hasn't heard that the secret to fast weight loss isn't on the treadmill, listen up: it's time to step into the weight room and start seeing results. Here's why.<p><b>You'll burn more calories:</b> If you want to maximize your metabolism's potential, building muscle is the way to …

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

<b>6 a.m.</b><br>Wake up, and drink a big glass of water. It'll fill you up and get things moving to prevent belly bloat. Eat a small snack that offers quick carbohydrates and a little protein, such as half a banana and a few almonds—eating first thing jump-starts your metabolism.<p>And if you have time, …

How to Lose 10 Pounds Without Hating Your Life

You've got this.<p>If only losing weight was as easy as gaining it, right? While there are plenty of advertised ways to shed some pounds, there are only …

10 of the most gorgeous national parks you've likely never heard about

If someone asked the average American to name a few national parks, chances are they'd mention the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and maybe Yosemite or …

National Parks

6 Things You’ll Have to Give Up if You Want to Lose Weight FOR GOOD

<i>Find out how almonds can help you lose weight:</i><p><b>Skimping on Sleep</b><p>If you’ve ever felt bleary-eyed at your desk and inhaled an entire croissant without even paying any attention to what you were doing, you know that your sleep affects your eating habits. “Sleep loss is the number-one culprit that can …

Leaked image claims to depict the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S Edge

Although nothing has been confirmed, it would <i>appear</i> that Samsung has sprung a leak as of late given the waves of materials claiming to depict the Galaxy S6 in all its case-enclosed glory. It is understood that Samsung will be releasing a Galaxy S Edge model as well, something that became a much …

Phones

Are sweeteners really bad for us?

The food industry relies on alternatives to sugar for a vast range of diet foods. But are they safe to consume? Claudia Hammond investigates.<p>Many people buy diet drinks and sweeteners in a bid to reduce the amount of sugar they consume. Over the years concerns about their safety have been raised, …

Diabetes

7 Ways to Eat Smart for Weight Loss

In the event that you need to get more fit for all time, disregard craze weight control plans and enchantment thinning mixtures. Find the course to …

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …

Delicious recipes | HuffPost Canada

Living<p>BiteMeMore.com Cookbook authors, tastemakers and influencers<p>BiteMeMore.com Cookbook authors, tastemakers and influencers<p>BiteMeMore.com Cookbook …

29 Savory Pies to Make for Dinner Tonight

From an outrageously tender beef bourguignon pot pie to a root vegetable tarte tatin, these 29 savory dinner pies take the cake.<p><b>When it comes to one-dish dinners,</b> savory pies take the cake in our book. We guarantee there's a pie in here that should be on your dinner table tonight. So go ahead—stick …

Cooking

Wake Up! 6 Get-Out-of-Bed Morning Motivators

Not a morning person? These 6 benefits will have you up and at ‘em in no time<p>It’s morning, you’re in bed, and it’s freezing outside. No single good …

Kettlebell Cardio Workout

The Strength-Training Workout that Doubles as Cardio<p>Combine the two—and get out of the gym faster!<p>Shutterstock<p>Swinging kettlebells doesn't just pump up your biceps. Kettlebell workouts can raise your heart rate enough to count as cardio, according to a small new study in the <i>Journal of Strength and</i> …

10 Secrets of Super Happy Couples

What do happy couples do right? We found 10 surprisingly quirky relationship tips to help you have a happy marriage or relationship<p>This just in from the love lab: Surprisingly quirky—and scientifically proven—ways to maintain a great relationship.<p><b>Pretend you just met.</b>Whether you've been together …

New Jersey

Taylor Swift stands up for bullied fan

Taylor Swift is no stranger to haters, but while she may be used to shaking it off, she won’t stand idly by while her fans bear the brunt of the attacks.<p>Swift’s gift-giving extravaganza over the holidays — AKA “Swiftmas” — was an event to be celebrated, to say the least. The songstress sent …

Cute

5 ways to eat healthier this year

<b>(Health.com) —</b> Nutrition is a hot topic these days, yet many of my clients still struggle with consistently following through with "the basics," and the stats show that missing the mark on many healthy habits is the norm. For example, the median daily intake of produce for U.S. adults is 1.1 …

Nutrition