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4 Anti-Inflammatory Detox Drinks Docs Swear By To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

Getting rid of belly bloat is as easy as sipping a drink. Try these tasty quenchers from Dr. Luiza Petre, MD, director of the Medi-Weightloss …

This Is What You Should Eat When You Have PMS

Nothing sounds better than chocolate or French fries (or both!) during that time of the month, but eating certain foods (like an entire pizza) can …

Wellness

5 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Potassium

If you eat lots of foods packaged in a bag or box, then you're almost certainly low on potassium.<p>You probably know bananas are loaded with potassium, …

Wellness

4 Proteins You Should Eat In The Morning To Speed Up Your Metabolism, According To A Nutritionist

Show us your muscles! They’re the key getting an amazing body. “If you start your day with a protein-rich breakfast, you get your metabolism going by …

This Kitchen Tool Makes Healthy Cooking That Much Easier

You’ll find one in practically any pro kitchen.<p>I remember the exact moment I was introduced to the Benriner mandoline, a.k.a. the tool that changed the way I cook. I was 16, cooking on the line alongside a much wiser cook named <b>Tamar Adler</b> (who went on to write <i>An Everlasting Meal</i>). After spooning …

Kitchens

How one man lost 50 pounds using the 5:2 intermittent fasting diet

He eats normally five days a week and fasts for two.<p>Fasting may seem like a drastic way to lose weight, but it can be safe and effective when done in moderation, according to self-improvement blogger Dave Wentworth.<p>The mechanical engineer, who lives in Michigan, decided to try the 5:2 intermittent …

Fitness

30-Day No Takeout Challenge - Food - Health.com

<b>Welcome to #notakeoutmonth. Are you ready?</b><p>We get it. After a full day of work, ordering takeout seems <i>so</i> much easier than prepping a dinner from …

Food

If You Eat This One Thing for Breakfast, You'll Burn Calories All Day

They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and as far as your metabolism is concerned, that may be true. One recent study even …

Breakfast

Slow Cooker Baby Back Ribs That Taste Like Real-Deal BBQ

You could easily take a rack of ribs, drown them with a bottle of your favorite barbecue sauce, set the slow cooker to low, and come back to tender, …

BBQ

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<i>Written by Jill Corleone, RDN, LD; Updated April 14, 2015</i><p>To lose weight, you need to eat fewer calories, which means eating less food. When eating the bare minimum, it's imperative that you make the right food choices so you meet your all your nutrient needs on fewer calories. Consult your doctor …

Nutrition

Sleeping in a cold room is better for your health, says science

Better open some windows...<p>Those who prefer to keep bedroom temperatures chilly while catching some shut eye may be on to something. According to an …

Sleep

Back-to-School Slow-Cooker Recipes

Set it and forget it until dinnertime.<p>In between back-to-school shopping, sports practices, and twice-daily school runs, it can feel impossible to …

Cooking

Southern Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

We Southerners know our way around the kitchen.<p>There are some dishes that every Southerner should know how to make. From barbecue and biscuits to …

Cooking

Chefs Use These 7 Tools to Fine-Tune Their Dishes & Hide Their Mistakes

<i>Inspired by</i> The Art of Flavor, <i>we're explaining (a few of) the major principles you need to be a creative, more confident cook. Today, your toolkit for tweaking dishes so that they're jussssst right.</i><p>You've studied up on the four rules of flavor, you've carefully selected your ingredients and your …

20 Foods That Turn Back Your Metabolic Clock

Think of these foods as Peter Pan’s dirty little secret.<p>We’ve discovered the Fountain of Youth—and it’s in your kitchen.<p>Although scientists haven’t …

How to look and feel healthier in one week, according to a nutritionist

If you're feeling bloated after your Thanksgiving feast or guilty about breaking healthy eating habits, don't fret.<p>There are plenty of things you can start doing now to look and feel healthier quickly.<p>You're probably not going to wake up looking like an underwear model tomorrow — but you can …

Nutrition

Easy, Natural Ways to Reduce Your Stroke Risk

Wondering how to prevent a stroke? Stroke is now the top cause of disability nationwide — and it turns out that women are twice as likely as men to …

Wellness

Foods that can suppress appetite, aid weight loss

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether it's turning to supplements, juices or new challenging workouts, it seems everyone is looking for the magic weight loss bullet. But sometimes, losing weight may just be a matter of tweaking your diet -- and eating foods that work for you, not against you.<p>Though none of these foods …

Nutrition

9 Things All Great Cooks Do in the Kitchen

Becoming a professional chef takes years of learning and refining techniques, and for those who love to cook as a hobby, your skills improve with …

Kitchens

Make This Simple Miso Marinade for All of Your Meaty Needs

The more I use miso, the more I become convinced that other flavoring agents are simply not needed. Not only does it render soups, dips, and desserts …

Cooking

15 favorite grilling tools

Take your outdoor cooking to the next level with the right tools. Avoid the gimmicks and make sure you have the essential tools for your Fourth of July barbecue, and any other time your fire up your grill.<p>Know which brands are the best to grill asparagus, pizza, rib-eye steak, and everything in …

Cooking

What to plant in your garden: a year-round guide

<b>It's not impossible to achieve a beautiful, colourful garden all year round – all it requires is a little bit of planning.</b><p>While maintaining a …

Landscaping

Cowboy Beans Recipe

These gussied-up beans, known as cowboy beans, are perfect for a big cookout, tailgating, or an everyday family meal.<p>Lean ground beef makes this a …

Cooking

Recipe: How to Make Portuguese Custard Tarts

Lisbon is a city with a sweet tooth, and its most iconic pastry is the palm-size <i>pastel de nata,</i> or egg tart, a creamy custard tart available in <i>pastelarias</i> across the city. The recipe dates back to the 16th century, when the confections, like many other Portuguese sweets, were made by nuns in …

Baking

Landscaping 101: How to Tame Overgrown Shrubs

An overgrown shrub, an Oakleaf hydrangea the size of an adolescent elephant, has taken over my Brooklyn backyard. It’s well over 8 feet tall, with …

25 Simple Meals You Can Make When Your Life Is In Shambles

Because even when things are bad, you do still have to eat.<p>The responses were all so thoughtful and serve as a good reminder that if you're struggling, you are not alone. ❤️ Here are some of the best suggestions.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Yes, You CAN Grow Your Own Organic Garden

Just five simple steps and your thumb will be as good as green.<p>If you're all about organic eating, then you already know it usually comes with a …

Gardening

Roasted Garlic–Balsamic Vinaigrette

Serves 1/2 cup<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 head garlic<br>• 1/2teaspoon honey mustard<br>• 1/2teaspoon honey<br>• 1/4cup balsamic vinegar<br>• 2tablespoons extra light olive …

Food

9 Homemade Vegetarian Meatless Chili Recipes with Beans

Here are the best homemade vegetarian chili recipes - complete with beans and vegetables yet completely meatless. If you're looking to make a …

Cooking