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How to eliminate sugar from your diet in 21 days

Mounting research shows that going overboard on sugar can lead to high cholesterol and blood pressure and a greater risk of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, not to mention excess weight gain.<p>But there’s a difference between added sugars and the kinds found naturally in whole foods, like …

Nutrition

Mindfulness Training Optimizes Brain Connectivity

A new study has pinpointed how mindfulness training triggers changes in neural networks. These changes in brain connectivity allowed veterans who …

Mindfulness

Flashback Friday: The 81 Best Tips for Saving Big at the Grocery Store

You go to the grocery store. You have a list in hand. Then, you stray from the list for just one item, and somehow you end up bringing home a bunch …

Personal Finance

The most important etiquette rules to know when traveling for business to 10 countries around the world

Business customs vary tremendously around the world — what might be considered rude in one country can be completely acceptable in another.<p>To help employees understand how office etiquette varies, UK office-supplier Viking reached out to 18 of their international employees who have worked in …

Gordon Ramsay's Transformative Way to Scramble Eggs

Yes, there are a million different scrambled eggs techniques out there, but Gordon Ramsay's will be your full-stop method. While at a press event to promote his new game with Glu Mobile, I asked chef Ramsay to go through the proper way to scramble eggs. His unique method has a heartwarming …

Breakfast

15 Things Your Dog Knows About Success | Inc.com

If you're a fan of dogs, you probably don't think a lot about why you like them. And if you're not a fan, you're even less likely to have given them much thought. But if you really watch a dog over time, you'll see a lot of characteristics that are admirable and a help if you want to succeed in …

Pets

Here Are the 12 Most Pet-Friendly Companies

Lots of companies offer employees a gamut of perks, from free food to gym memberships, and even free transportation to and from work in some cases. …

Girl and her stylish service dog wear matching dresses for high school dance

A lot of teenagers worry about showing up to a high school dance in the same dress as someone else. But matching can be pretty cool, like if you're …

You may be storing your food all wrong — here's how to keep fruit, veggies, meat, and dairy fresh for longer

Many of us chuck spoiled food into the trash because it goes bad before we have a chance to eat it. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, American families throw away an average of $1,600 worth of wasted food every year.<p>But it doesn't have to be this way.<p>We've compiled some handy tips …

Frugal Living

7 Crispy, Crunchy And Crave-Worthy Vegetable Recipes

The reason many people (especially kids) don't like vegetables is because of their texture. Mushy, soft veggies are the worst! That's why roasting makes a world of difference. From Broccoli with Chipotle Honey Butter to Curried Carrots, you'll actually crave these dishes.<p><b>1. Roasted Broccoli With</b> …

Cooking

Chicken with Artichokes and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

One pan and 30 minutes is all you need for this delicious chicken with artichokes and sun-dried tomatoes dinner!I love the combination of artichokes …

Cooking (Canada)

Our Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies are on the flat and crispy side of the cookie spectrum, with soft centers and pockets of molten chocolate throughout. In our quest for …

"Cloud Bread" Is the Latest Food Trend Exploding on Pinterest

Bread without gluten, carbs, and hardly any sugar? It exists!<p>In a recent trend taking over Pinterest (pins and likes have spiked by 73 percent within the last year, according to She Knows), cloud bread is quickly becoming a favorite among carb-addicts everywhere.<p>Unlike most breads, this one is …

This Chicken Recipe Is So Easy And Inexpensive To Make

Did someone say easy?<p>Yields: 2 servings<p>* 1 large boneless skinless chicken breast<p>* Salt & pepper<p>* Flour<p>* 3 Tbsp. butter<p>* 1/2 cup chicken broth<p>* Juice of 1 lemon<p>* 2 Tbsp. capers<p>Butterfly the chicken breast. Salt and pepper to taste. Dredge each piece in flour, shaking off the excess. In a skillet on …

Spices

7 Hotel Housekeeping Tricks You Need To Clean Your Bathroom

Listen to the pros. 👍<p>When it comes to bathrooms, hotel housekeepers have seen it all. Whether it's a dirt-caked toilet bowl or a toothpaste-crusted sink, these masters of clean know how to tackle a mess in the most efficient way possible.<p>"Everything we do in a room is timed," says Madeline Chang, …

Housekeeping

21 Crock-Pot Dump Dinners For Winter

Don't let the name scare you.<p>• <b>24 Dump Dinners You Can Make In A Crock-Pot</b><p>• <b>21 Vegetarian Dump Dinners For The Slow Cooker</b>

Cooking

7 ways you're wasting money while traveling

Seemingly tiny expenses can add up quickly when you're traveling. And often it's money that's better spent elsewhere.<p>Here are seven expenses you can (and should) avoid paying for on your next trip.

A study on the cleanliness of hotel rooms had some pretty surprising results

While you might think a five-star hotel would have the cleanest rooms, that's not necessarily the case.<p>Trip calculator site Travelmath recently teamed up with air-quality experts EmLab P&K to analyze 36 different samples that were taken from nine different hotels varying in quality from three stars …

Monkey Adopts A Puppy, Defends It From Stray Dogs, And Lets It Eat First

Earlier this month, a rhesus macaque monkey adopted a puppy in Rode, India. After watching the monkey defend the little dog from strays, the locals …

This YouTuber is known for his insane kitchen hacks — here are the best 12

Taras Kulakov is the king of lifehack videos, but you may know him better as the Crazy Russian Hacker on YouTube.<p>The YouTube star has over 6.2 million subscribers with video views frequently in the millions.<p>But out of his hundreds of videos, few are as successful as his food hacks that make life …

Dark 'n' Stormy Cocktail Recipe

"Popular within the sailing community, the dark 'n' stormy is also the national drink of Bermuda. The simple mixture of dark rum and ginger beer …

Lawsuit: disabled man and service dog hassled at Levi’s Stadium

A disabled man has filed a federal lawsuit against the San Francisco 49ers charging security guards and police officers kicked him out of a game last year at Levi’s Stadium and caused him to have a seizure after hassling him over his service dog, according to court documents.<p>James Hilburn accused …

UK police name new puppy in honor of dog killed in Paris attacks

The North Yorkshire police in the United Kingdom are paying the perfect tribute to man's best friend with their latest recruit.<p>A four month old …

You Never Have To Buy Salad Dressing Again

*saves money* *eats healthy* *wins at life*

Food

20 Organization Tricks to Make Your Pantry Feel Twice as Big

Never lose your favorite spice blend behind your boxes of cereal again.<p>The kitchen pantry is responsible for a lot of storage, and no matter how big or small yours is, it's probably safe to say literally everyone feels like they could use a little more space. But don't stress, these tips are here …

Shopping

Inside This Bed Is An Even Littler Bed For Your Pet To Sleep In

Just dreamy.<p>Of course you want to sleep with your pet. She is cuddly and warm and (usually) takes up less room than a human.<p>But the sad truth is that sharing the bed with your cat or dog is bad for your sleep: Research shows the animals disrupt quality sleep with incessant whimpers, meows or …

Pets

13 Super Tasty Recipes That Will Satisfy Your Life In 2016

From BuzzFeedTasty to your belly.

Slow Cookers

Zucchini boats, slow-cooker chicken: Top 15 recipes of 2015

As the year comes to a close, we're looking back at the most popular TODAY Food recipes from 2015. These are the recipes that you clicked on and shared the most this year. We're shocked most by the fact that only one dessert makes the list. Clearly you guys have way more self-restraint than we</b> …