Eats. Wine. Coffee

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8 Secrets of Great Communicators

Great communication skills are a powerful tool to have in your arsenal. Here are eight proven strategies that will improve yours today.<p>When it comes to communication, we all tend to think we're pretty good at it. Truth is, even those of us who are good communicators aren't nearly as good as we …

Public Speaking

The Best Protein for Runners

Runners need more protein, more often, and for more reasons than nonathletes.<p>Compared with sedentary people, runners need a lot more protein. If you run an hour most days, you need about .6 gram of protein per pound of weight (run more and your needs go up), compared with .36 gram for couch …

Nutrition

Probiotics Are Useless, GMOs Are Fine, and Gluten Is Necessary

A roster of nutrition-myth-busting studies were published this week.<p>The biggest nutrition fads of the last few years have all taken huge blows in the last week. But will anyone listen?<p>Over the last seven days, a roster of myth-busting nutrition studies were published showing probiotics are …

Diets

Event planner lost his biggest customer: Oprah. Here’s what he did next.

As Johnson C. Smith University gets ready for Oprah Winfrey to speak to its graduation class on Sunday, longtime Charlotte event planner Clarke Allen …

Here's what fruits and vegetables looked like before we domesticated them

Next time you pop an ear of juicy sweet corn on the grill, remember this: Your summertime favorite wasn't always so tasty.<p>In fact, its predecessor, a …

5 Battle-Tested Dale Carnegie Quotes That All Entrepreneurs Need to Remember | Inc.com

Dale Carnegie's business philosophies have always had a seat at our family's dinner table and my two sisters and I were required to read the famous book <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i> (thanks, dad). Selling over 30 million copies, it has certainly withstood the test of time. As I have …

Entrepreneurship

'Many suffer but no one talks about it': the rise of eating disorders in Japan

Enormous cultural pressure to be thin and a lack of support for mental health issues has left people struggling<p>Akira, 37, lives in the heart of Tokyo, a metropolis that lights up like a fluorescent fairground at night. She shares the city with 13.35 million other residents, but had no one to turn …

Mental Health

Meal Prep and Mason Jars the marriage of the century By Brandon Scott For t...

<b>Meal Prep and Mason Jars the marriage of the century</b><p>By Brandon Scott<p>For the health conscious city slicker, we understand, all too clearly, the …

Research Shows This Is How to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

The weight-loss news making headlines these days is anything but hopeful. The recent article in <b>New York Times</b> detailing the inability of many Biggest Loser contestants to maintain their slimmed-down physiques after working so hard and so publically to lose hundreds of collective pounds was …

The secret to cooking the best steak ever

For something as simple as cooking a steak should be, we sure love to overcomplicate it. Should they be room temperature or cold? Butter or oil? Pan-fried or grilled or finished in the oven?<p>On the episode, J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, author of “<i>The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science</i>,” argued …

Cooking

How a Wine and Cocaine Cocktail became Coca Cola

<i>I</i> think by now most of us have heard the story about our world-famous soft drink, Coco-Cola, once containing a significant dose of cocaine until it …

Alcohol

How to Make Crockpot Dulce de Leche Using ONE Ingredient

If you’ve ever had dulce de leche, you know that it’s basically liquid gold. But did you know just how easy it is to make in a slow cooker? Whether you like your dulce de leche thin enough to drizzle on ice cream or thick enough to spread on your toast, this method can do it all. Because this is a …

Dessert

14 seemingly harmless things you eat, drink, and use all the time that could kill you

Water may seem like the least harmful substance, but drinking too much of it can kill.<p>So can too much of other things that most of us take for granted — from caffeine to the stuff you use to clean your bathroom.<p>To calculate how much of each of these items would be dangerous enough to kill, we've …

Top 10

Is Organic Food REALLY Better for You?

If you're trying to get both your weight and your health on track, you've probably heard the arguments both for and against seeking out organic foods. Some studies and institutions recommend that you buy organic or else, while others say that there's no real scientific basis that …

7 Tips to Help Your Brand Win at Social Media

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Having a strong social media presence is crucial for essentially every brand -- no secret there; you are already well aware of this essential need. However, the <i>wrong</i> social media approach can disengage followers, resulting in missed …

Marketing

5 Major Mistakes in Your Business Plan and How to Fix Them

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Most of you will have a business plan for your startup, as this document acts as the blueprint and …

Small Business

Here's Why Your Late Night Eating Habits Are Ruining Your Health

Rethinking your dinner time could be a major game changer.<p>Whether it's a late dinner after a long day at the office, or some light nighttime snacking, you've probably found yourself munching away and thinking, "I can justify this late meal — I'm so hungry!" Or, "this quick nighttime snack won't …

Holistic Medicine

Cucumbers

Recent posts:<p>Sweet Potato Chips - Chips get a bad reputation because many store-bought chips come loaded with preservatives and undesirable …

Curries

Henry's in Midtown Atlanta: A Revue By Brandon Scott 🍷🍷🍺 Atlanta will a...

<b>Henry's in Midtown Atlanta: A Revue</b><br>By Brandon Scott<br>🍷🍷🍺 <br>Atlanta will always be home no matter where I live. The familiarity of the city always …

Beast on a Budget: 3 Muscle Building Meals for Under $3

You don't have to break the bank to become a beast. There seems to be a common misconception that optimally fueling your body is inordinately …

Healthy Eating

The Surefire Way to Get Crispy Fish Skin That Doesn't Stick to the Pan

Crispy skin on a fish fillet is a beautiful, beautiful thing.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Brandon Collins confesses his soggy fish skin to associate food editor Rick Martinez.</i> …

Seafood

New study says Paleo diet 'unhealthy and fattening' angering ardent devotees

Australian researchers tested the low-carbohydrate, high-fat Paleo diet on mice for just eight weeks and found it led to 15 per cent weight gains and doubled fat mass<p>The paleo diet could lead to rapid weight gain and increased susceptibility to diabetes, a new study has found, but the findings were …

Holistic Medicine

What to Do If You've Run Out of Coffee Filters

Here is the good news: <b>You can make coffee—even pretty good coffee—without a filter. All you need is a fine mesh sieve</b>, which, if you cook a lot, you probably have stashed in a drawer. I did not know this the Saturday morning I woke up and realized I was out of coffee filters (and subsequently …

Potatoes Aren't Bad - 5 Healthy Potato Recipes

comments<p>Feb 12, 2016 04:40 AM EST<p>Tags potato, recipe<p>Most people think potatoes are bad because they contain starch and low-glycemic carbohydrates. …

50 Insanely Delicious Slow-Cooker Soup Recipes

Winter was made for mugs of hot cocoa, pajama-clad Netflix marathons and dipping crispy bread into piping soup. Here, 50 delicious slow-cooker recipes to get you going.<p><b>See the full list of 50 recipes here.</b><p><b>Slow-Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup. Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Springtime Minestrone. Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>French</b> …

Cooking

3 Super-Simple (and Delicious) Salmon Recipes

Salmon is a total seafood superfood. With 29 grams of protein per serving, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D, and the antioxidant selenium, it's a clear …

Microwave Nachos for One Recipe

The microwave is a highly underrated tool for nacho construction. Contrary to popular opinion, the microwave will not make chips soggy and is excellent at melting cheese efficiently.<p>Why It Works<p>Microwaving the chips on their own before adding the toppings toasts them, developing and improving their …

Cooking

Want To Lose Weight? Eat Like These People: More Fiber, More Fat

MyFitnessPal sifted through 4.6 million users to find the ones who lost the most weight, and then compared their diets to the rest of us.<p>MyFitnessPal is an app and service that lets its users track their exercise and their diet. According to the app’s owner, Under Armour, 160 million people are …

6 Quick High-Protein Breakfast Recipes

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Breakfast