Andrea Nania

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14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

Put these on your do-not-buy list.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and Emily Main and repurposed with permission from</i> Rodale News<i>.</i><p>What's the one food you refuse to eat? Peas? Tofu? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it's probably because you don't like the way it tastes, not necessarily …

How To Meditate (And Get The Most Benefit Out Of It)

Neuroscientists and psychologists keep discovering more health benefits from mindfulness meditation. And luckily, it's a simple practice, that …

8 Surprising Ways You're Slowing Your Metabolism

Fire up your natural calorie burn ASAP.<p><i>This article was written by Paige Greenfield and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>Yeah, yeah, yeah, you've heard it all before—all you need to speed up your metabolism is to build more muscle, drink lots of ice water, and try to spend less time sitting, …

50 Ways To Lose 10 Pounds

That stubborn weight that won't seem to go away? No more!<p><i>This article was written by Joy Manning and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Losing weight, unfortunately, isn't a one-size-fits-all proposition. What helps one person shed pounds may backfire on another. Because we're all so different, …

7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain

The meditation-and-the-brain research has been rolling in steadily for a number of years now, with new studies coming out just about every week to illustrate some new benefit of meditation. Or, rather, some ancient benefit that is just now being confirmed with fMRI or EEG. The practice appears to …

8 Simple Meditations That Can Change Your Life

What are you waiting for? The daily meditation you've been trying to commit to for years is here.<p><i>Photo by Joel Micah Miller</i><p>Meditation sounds so easy: Just sit still for as long as it takes to let your mind go blank, and feelings of negativity or distress will drift away. But who has such limitless …

Best Tours in Africa 2014

From Traveler Magazine's 2014 Tours of a Lifetime<p><b>Benin, Togo, Ghana: Voodoo Central</b><p>Soak up West Africa’s cultural heritage: Join a voodoo ritual in Ouidah, boat around the village of Ganvié built on stilts in Lake Nokoué, and check out Lomé’s fetish market. <i>GeoEx:</i> <i>“Mystical West Africa,” 13 days;</i> …

25 Best Snacks For Weight Loss

From the editors of RedbookMag.com, four nutritionists share the small bites that pull their own weight in the dieting department so you don't have to.<p><b>1) Hard-boiled eggs with sriracha sauce</b> To improve thyroid function—the gland manages growth and metabolism—look no further than a low-calorie, …

Stunning Pictures: Ten of the Rarest Animals on Earth

7 Skin-Care Secrets Aestheticians Swear By

Steal their personal routines to score a youthful glow.

4 Simple Questions to Uncovering Happiness

When it comes to our self-critical thinking, Byron Katie has created a brilliant set of four questions to free us from our negative depressive minds. …

The Best Playlist for Butt Workouts

Your backside and arms were the inspiration for this mix from Physique 57's new F.I.T. Class.<p><i>Every week, Your New Favorite Playlist introduces you to workout-worthy tunes from a different fitness brand. This week, Physique 57 shares a playlist from its new class, Physique 57 F.I.T.</i><p>The entire idea …

15 Best Beach Getaways for 2015

No two beach vacations are exactly the same. Some travelers want sun during the day, and a trendy, urban scene to explore by night; others want deserted islands offering peace and quiet. Fortunately, there's no shortage of stunning beaches around the world to choose from, but which ones are the …

Buenos Aires

6 Essential Flat-Belly Foods

Even if you've made big New Year resolutions, a few poor food choices each week can quickly add up to a juggernaut of jiggle well before February. …

Nutrition

B12 Shots for Weight Loss - What Are the Benefits and Side Effects?

For anyone who wants to shed excess weight, the most tried and true method is a proper diet and frequent exercise. Nevertheless, there are some ways …

Making a Plan

Fastpacking is a brilliant sport. Simply said, it’s a sport where you strap a small amount of gear, food, and water on your back and go running and …