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20 Tricks to Stay Slim Without Thinking About it

Forget counting calories. Instead, follow these totally doable waist-whittling tips that happen to require zero deprivation.

The woman who wrote the book on eating for $4 a day shares her best tip to save money on food

Her cookbook, "Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4 a Day" has been downloaded more than 900,000 times, and over 71,000 updated hard copies have been given or sold at a discount to help people in need. For each copy of her New York Times bestseller sold, she donates a copy to people who might not …

9 Ways to Live Longer and Look Better Naked

How to Supercharge Your Health and Look Great Too<p>1 – Drink Coffee<p>Have 3-4 cups per day, regular or decaf, and you might live longer.<p>Coffee is a …

6 Ways Sleep Can Help You Lose Weight

If you've ever needed a reason to sleep in, this is it.<p><i>This article was written by Julia Merz and repurposed with permission from Fitbie.com.</i><p>Well, this is upsetting: Forty percent of Americans get just six hours of sleep or fewer per night, according to a recent Gallup poll. And groggy mornings and …

Columbia University

Fastest Way to Lose Belly Fat & Love Handles

Excess fat in your abdomen should not be dismissed as a natural part of aging. The middle-age spread and love handles increase your risk of …

Fitness

8 Most Overlooked Ways to Lose Weight

His theory, known today as Occum’s Razor, basically says that the simplest path forward is usually the best. And while we’ll never know if William …

The Lose-Weight-in-7-Days Eating Plan

An eating plan to slim down without starving<p>Wish you could fit into your "thin jeans" next weekend? You totally can! Just eat the breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks (yes, there's still room for snacks!) outlined in this healthy eating plan for the next seven days. You'll drop pounds</i> …

Fitness

Feed Your Head: 5 Foods to Fuel Your Brain

Not to worry. Certain "brain foods" can help nourish this precious organ by protecting it from degeneration, helping to boost mood, and sustaining cognitive function, even as we age. Here are some of the top brain foods and what research says about them.<p><i>Deciding what to eat is usually based on what</i> …

Coconut

They Said Coconut Water is One of the Healthiest Things To Put In Your Body. Here’s What They Didn’t Tell You

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Are gourmet salts healthier than table salt?

Just like sugar, there are so many different varieties of salt that can add flavor and texture to your meals. And just like coconut sugar is often touted as a better choice than granulated sugar, there are gourmet salts that claim to be healthier than regular table salt.<p>Here, find out how salt …

Nutritionists Share the 9 Most Common Weight-Loss Mistakes Their Clients Make

Make sure you’re not doing any of them!<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>If you're no stranger to the struggles of trying to lose weight, the solution might be a few tweaks to your regimen. We enlisted the expertise of three nutritionists …

6 things 'successful' diets have in common

They became popular a long time ago, but people are <i>still</i> doing them and <i>still</i> getting results.<p>This includes, but is not limited to:<p>The Mediterranean diet.<br>• The low-carb diet.<br>• The paleo diet.<br>• A whole-foods, plant-based diet.<p>People tend to focus on (and argue about) what sets these diets apart.<p>So far, …

Nutrition

Bad Habits That Give You Belly Fat

We develop habits because they save us time and energy (you don’t have to think about whether to make coffee in the morning, you just do it), and …

The worst time of day to eat

Multi-tasking during meals is a no-no, yet most of us do it every day. Eating while emailing? I'm guilty. Having dinner while watching TV? Yep, I do that, too. Noshing on breakfast while walking to my car (and then into the office) in the mornings? Mmmhmm. Now, a new study abstract published in the …

This Might Be The Easiest Way To Lose 10 Pounds Yet

When you want to lose a few pounds, you generally do two things: change your diet and hit the gym. But researchers have found another, easier way to slim down that doesn't require an ounce of sweat.<p>When you want to lose a few pounds, you generally do two things: change your diet and hit the gym. …

Weight Loss

10 health mistakes to stop before you turn 40

Want look and feel young into your 40s and beyond? Now's the time to hit the refresh button.<p>"When you're in your 20s and 30s, you have forever"—or so you think, explained Heather Provino, CEO of the workplace wellness company Provant Health Solutions Inc., in East Greenwich, R.I.<p>But health and …

5 Amazing Sex Secrets That Have Stood The Test Of Time

Ayurveda is the art of living in harmony with nature. Dating back to India more than 5,000 years ago, it's considered the “sister science” with yoga …

Tone Up, Stretch Out and Release Stress With This 38-Minute, Full-Body Yogalates Video

This is an awesome workout!<p>It's intense and effective... definitely worth your time!<p>Roll out your mat and press play when you're feeling sluggish, stressed or tense. You'll feel like a different person when you're done!<p>You may be wondering: What is yogalates and why is it so effective?<p>Great …

Yoga

The Best Yoga Poses to Do After Weight Lifting

Love to lift weights but hate to stretch? These 10 yoga poses are the perfect complement to strength training next time you're in the weight …

Yoga

Diving In: How To Get Started With Underwater Photography

Life just a few metres below the surface of the sea is unlike anything you’ll see on land. This creates amazing photo opportunities. Image making …

Give More Depth to Your Images in a Couple of Clicks

Retouching can vary from photographer to photographer. But it can also vary depending on the genre you are shooting. I know it does for me. My …

Retouching Magic Makes NASA’s Apollo Photos Even More Breathtaking

<i>Learn more about Apollo 11:</i><p>Space fanatics went wild earlier this week after thousands of unprocessed photos from NASA's Apollo missions were uploaded …

How to Refine Your Photographic Style

When I started out my photography business, I was always told how important it was to have a strong and personal style. At the time, I did not …

I Take Disturbingly Creepy Photos Of Myself

My name is Cesar and I am a self-educated artist based in Los Angeles, CA. I use a combination of practical effects and Photoshop. I will often …