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12 Low-Carb Lunches to Pack For Work

If you're looking to cut back on carbs, that daily sandwich at lunch is not going to fly. Finding new recipes that will leave you feeling satisfied …

Healthy Eating

These Free Resources on Science Could Be The Answer to The 'Fake News' Epidemic

Don't lose hope.<p>If this past year or two has made anything abundantly clear, it is that the information we rabidly consume isn't always as factual or …

Disconnect From Reality — and Modern Conveniences — on Alaska's Dalton Highway

Forests

17 Top-Rated Skincare Products on Amazon You've Never Heard Of

We rely on Amazon for everything from groceries to books, but did you know it's a gold mine for skincare products? When it comes to honest, knowledgeable reviews on products, it doesn't get any better than this major etailer. What's more, you often come across little-known (but highly rated) gems …

Skin Care

Recipe: How to Make Oatmeal Griddle Cakes

Preheat an electric skillet or a griddle pan over medium heat (about 350° on the electric skillet).<p>In a food processor or blender, pulse 1 cup of …

Breakfast

This free ‘robot lawyer’ will help you beat Uncle Sam anywhere in the United States

The United States is a democracy, where every citizen has the right to be treated fairly by the legal system, but unfortunately things don’t always …

IllumiBowl's latest toilet light also kills germs

It's the sanitizing toilet night light you never knew you wanted.<p>IllumiBowl's motion-activated, multi-color toilet night light may have seemed like a silly idea when it first launched, but don't laugh -- it's a practical solution if you'd rather not flick on the regular bathroom light (and …

Calming paint shades that help reduce stress

<b>For Stress Awareness Month we asked the experts to tell us the top calming paint shades for the home to help reduce stress and anxiety.</b><p>'We all have …

10 Things That Make Someone a Great Romantic Partner

It can be difficult to choose a romantic partner. Everyone weights the costs and benefits of different characteristics. Each individual wants …

What No One Tells You About Traveling to Cuba

As the plane lifted off the runway in New York and began the three-hour journey to Havana, Cuba, the excitement among travelers was palpable. The …

Have Anxiety? A Therapist Recommends Picking Up This Hobby

Anxiety is an indiscriminate disorder, affecting some 40 million adults in the United States, or a whopping 18% of the population. What's worse, only …

Five Ways to Eat Avocado That Aren't Toast or Guacamole

I don’t know about you, but I am experiencing avocado toast fatigue. There’s nothing wrong with it, but this nation-wide obsession is clouding our …

Breakfast

13 Beauty Products to Help You Celebrate the 2017 Chinese New Year

Out of all the animals in the world, we would have never guessed a rooster could inspire the world of beauty. But just in time for the Chinese New Year, brands such as M.A.C. and Estée Lauder have launched new collections of red and gold goodies inspired by the farm animal—more specifically, its …

23 Healthier Recipes That Feed Your Fast-Food Addiction

No matter how well you eat on a regular basis, it’s only human to get slammed with a serious urge for some good old-fashioned fast food once in a …

9 magical products for sensitive skin and how to use them

Winter can be especially tough when you have sensitive skin. Obviously, all that dry air and cold weather is hard on anyone – but imagine trying to …

Skin Care

Brain Imaging Confirms That People Feel Pain Differently

Brain imaging confirms that some individuals really are more sensitive to pain than others, report researchers from Wake Forest University Baptist …

Every Meal Is Improved by This Rich Caramelized Onion Gravy Recipe

With Thanksgiving and Christmas coming up (hooray!), it’s time to start gathering some recipes for the perfect family feast. A must-have for both occasions is a really good gravy — it helps to tie together all your different dishes into one cohesive meal. A traditional gravy is made with meat …

Recipes

The Most Powerful Protein Shake Ingredients You're Not Using

Studies show that high-protein smoothies are highly effective at rushing nutrients to your muscles—which is why I recommend you have one of your two …

24 Healthy Ways to Use a Can of Coconut Milk

Whether you’re vegan, following the Whole30, lactose intolerant, or just looking for new ingredients to experiment with, there’s a good chance that …

9 Signs Your Body Is Not Liking the Food You’re Eating

<i> By Jason Christoff, Healing the Body</i>There are many signs that the food you are putting in your body is not agreeing with you. Here are nine distinct …

How Complaining Is Killing You (and What To Do Instead)

Always complaining about things not going your way? Here is why you should stop.<p>Late last week as I worked on the first draft of this article, I caught myself complaining. I had meetings all afternoon and hadn't even made it halfway through the article.<p>I criticized my business partners for …

The 16 Best Summer Foods to Eat If You're Trying to Lose Weight

They're in season and delicious.<p>If you actually need to lose weight, you'd probably love a magic food that you could eat as much as you want without impacting your weight. Real talk: Anyone who claims they've discovered that is basically doling out bullshit.<p>"There is not a lot of evidence for …

Delta is making all in-flight entertainment free

Delta passengers don't have to worry about being bored on their next flight. They'll soon be able to watch all the movies and TV shows they want ... for free.<p>The Atlanta-based airline announced Friday that its entire suite of onboard entertainment, which includes up to 300 movies and 750 TV shows, …