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Cleveland Cavaliers' Offseason Has Only Just Begun

The Cleveland Cavaliers have yet to make a splash this offseason, watching some of their own free agents leave while seemingly being in no hurry to sign others.<p>Along with the Oklahoma City Thunder (who are having a far worse summer), the Cavs are the only franchise not to ink a <i>single</i> free agent (so …

NBA

Lemon Dill Vinaigrette

Ingredients<p>3 tbsp fresh lemon juice<br>• 1 tbsp white wine vinegar<br>• 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil<br>• 1/2 tsp dried dill<br>• 1/8 tsp salt; +/- to taste<br>• 1/8 tsp black …

Talking With Your Hands Makes You Learn Things Faster

One of the funniest things about being a tall, goofy person with a long history of wild gesticulation is that the more animated a conversation gets, …

Avocado Fries With Sweet Chipotle Dip

Ever wish you could just stop thinking about french fries? If so, you're not alone. After all, it's no secret that a salty order of fries is the go-to side dish in America.<p>I don't need to quote nutrition facts on french fries here. We all know they aren't the best way to fuel your body.<p>If you're …

Food

Asian Salad Recipe

"This salad is appreciated by everyone because of its unique blend of flavors."<p>Ingredients<p>2 (3 ounce) packages ramen noodles, crushed<p>1 cup blanched …

Soysauce

Ask JJ: Anti-Inflammatory Strategies for Fat Loss

<b>Dear JJ: My doctor recently said I had chronic inflammation. I thought inflammation was a natural part of healing, but could this be keeping me from losing weight?</b><p>Last week I explained how chronic inflammation often becomes overlooked yet contributes to nearly every disease on the planet while …

Wellness

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Ingredients:<p>3 green onions, roughly chopped<br>• 1/2 avocado, peeled and pitted<br>• 1/2 cup orange juice<br>• 1/8 teaspoon sea salt<br>• 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper<br>• 3 …

These Are The Amazing Things Music Does For Your Mind

<i>“Music has always been a matter of Energy to me, a question of Fuel… On some nights I still believe that a car with the gas needle on empty can run</i> …

23 Thai dishes you can make at home

1 /23: Shrimp pad thai<p>1/23 :Shrimp pad thai<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>This popular stir-fried noodle dish is a favorite for a reason. Try it for yourself.<p>2 /23: …

Curries

How To Ripen An Avocado In 10 Minutes

Tale as old as time: You're craving guac, but when you get to Trader Joe's, there's a pile of totally unripe avocados taunting you. Don't settle for the store-bought stuff--here's a foolproof trick to making avocados soft and creamy in minutes.<p><b>What you need:</b> A baking sheet, tinfoil and that …

Healthy Eating

Tomato and Avocado Salad | Goop

Tomato and avocado are a classic combo for a reason. This is a perfect light lunch or mid-day snack.<p>2 medium tomatoes<p>1 Haas avocado<p>2 limes, juiced<p>2 …

Tomatoes

DIY Recipe: Autumn Spice Lotion

While I love thick and fluffy creams, and I am quite partial to body butters as everyday moisturizers, I enjoy the convenience of a thinner lotion, …

Skin Care

How to keep your feet looking great when you're older

It’s sandal season – hurrah! Except that also means getting your feet out for the first time in nine months. It’s even worse if they have a few miles under their belts, but some TLC and the right shoes can work wonders<p>“People always say to me: ‘My feet didn’t used to look like this!’” says …

Dry Skin

7 Things I Wish More People Knew About Depression

We have been told that depression is always caused by a chemical imbalance and cured by a chemical fix—a prescription. More than 30 million Americans …

Ten of the healthiest herbs and spices to keep you fighting fit

Herbs and spices are an easy way to add healthy elements to your diet.<p>Now that it's autumn, flu season isn't far off and there's plenty you could be …

Food

Beyond #avotoast: avocado recipes, from lime cheesecake to the ultimate guacamole

There's no getting away from the avocado. The fruit still tops the charts as one of the fastest growing supermarket products and has led to the creation of a range of hybrids such as stoneless avocados and miniature avocados to keep us all hooked.<p>Celebrities across the world have shown their …

Make Your Own Healing Cuticle Butter

Cracked cuticles must run in the family because my daughter Britta and I are both suffering right now! Winter is particularly brutal for those of us …

Make Your Own Pain-Relieving Cream With Coconut Oil

Like Icy Hot or Bengay, but without the icky smell.<p>Is there anything coconut oil can’t do? From whipping up dairy-free lattes to saving chapped lips, …

Pain
Breakfast

10 Effective Ways To Make You A Faster Learner

The importance of learning cannot be underestimated. Learning empowers us to fulfill our ideas and realize our full potential. The speed of gaining …

The health benefits of avocados

Healthy fats support immunity, cognitive function, healthy immune response, hormone balance, the cardiovascular system and numerous other areas of …

Holistic Medicine

Go Back For Seconds, Because You Don't Have To Feel Guilty For One Second For Enjoying This Yummy Dish!

Thai Coconut Chili Chicken Skewers<p>Finding a recipe that’s tasty (i.e. totally delectable), easy <i>and</i> healthy is basically like finding the Holy Grail; …

Coconut Oil as a Lubricant, Moisturizer, Anti-Fungal

It's dreamy. It's creamy. And it's as easy to get as a trip to your local grocery store (or perhaps it's already in your kitchen cabinet?). But aside from baking with it, cooking with it, and swooshing with it in the morning, there's one major use for coconut oil you may not know about, and it …

Coconut

20 New Food Books to Read This Summer

Whether you're into something light and quick or more pensive and poignant, here are 20 new food books for you to read this summer.<p>It's summer, which means it's prime season for reading for pleasure, so here's our food lovers' guide to the new books coming out. Whether you want something light and …

Books

8 Awesome Salads to Bring to a BBQ

Don't know what to bring to that Memorial Day BBQ? These crowd-pleasing salads have been tested and perfected, and are bound to be the most talked-about dishes at the party.<p><b>1. Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Perfect for a summer BBQ, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead …

Healthy Eating

Virgin Coconut Oil - Wet-milled Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil from Tropical Traditions - Healthy Traditions

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6 Reasons to Start Using Coconut Oil as Toothpaste

A study based on coconut’s oil biocidal properties against harmful bacteria that causes tooth decay showed that coconut oils is pretty …

6 Reasons To Start Using Coconut Oil As Toothpaste

Coconut oil is one of those foods that seems to have endless uses.<p>One use you may be unaware of is that it’s a fantastic base for toothpaste. Often, …

15 Surprising Beauty Benefits of Coconut Oil

You might as well start stocking up now.<p>It's abundantly clear that Hollywood is obsessed with coconut oil: Angelina Jolie starts her day with a teaspoon of it. Emma Stone uses it to take off her makeup. Miranda Kerr puts it in her green tea and swallows a spoonful every morning. Poppy Delevingne …

10 Important Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is the oil that is extracted from the meat of a mature coconut and, as it turns out, it has many different benefits, contrary to what was …