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The 5 biggest myths about metabolism - CNN.com

When faced with unwanted weight, it's easy to place the blame on your metabolism.<p><b>(Life by DailyBurn)</b> -- A source of confusion for some and a scapegoat for extra weight around the midsection for others, metabolism has long been a topic of hot conversation. Without it, we would lack the energy to get …

10 Celebrity Stylist-Approved Hair Hacks

For easy at-home styling.<p>When doing our hair at home, we want the process to be simple but the results to be meticulous, salon-quality. That's not too much to ask, right? <i>Riiiight.</i> Since that outcome's not always easy to achieve, we went on the search for simple styling tips, reaching out to …

The Leftovers We Toss

Wasted groceries are a big, expensive problem. Here are the items Americans are most likely to throw away.<p>No matter how fond we are of turkey Monte Cristo sandwiches or even turkey tamales, there comes a time when even the most beloved Thanksgiving leftovers—yes, even grandma's cornbread …

The Baking Essentials You Should Always Keep in Your Fridge, Freezer, Pantry, and Spice Rack

Whether you're an occasional or an everyday baker, these are the baking pantry essentials you should never be without.<p>Here's some great news: Being a great baker is not really about artistic flair or a prodigy-like ability to whip out sugar roses. It's actually about precision, patience, and …

Dessert

Holiday foods your pets shouldn't nibble on this year — or ever

Holiday dinners are meant for sharing — but not everything on your table is safe for your pet, says Dr. Tony Buffington, clinical nutritionist at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. While a taste of lean turkey or fresh vegetables is fine for your little buddies, there are …

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5 smart ways students can use Google Scholar

Here's something that's happened to most college students: It's 20 minutes before your final paper is due, and you haven't written a bibliography yet.<p>…

This means raw: extreme dieting and the battle among fruitarians

Fruitarians believe that eating nothing but raw plants promotes health and happiness. But all is not well within their community<p>On the second night of the Woodstock fruit festival in upstate New York, long after dinner had been cleared, I stood in the dining hall and waited with other festivalgoers …