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What did people eat in Ancient Rome?

As part of our <i>History Extra explains</i> series, leading historians answer the burning questions you were too afraid to ask...<p>What did they eat in …

Ancient History

Wonky fruit and veg: how much do we really waste?

The chef Jamie Oliver is campaigning for us to embrace the 'ugly' fruit and vegetables we usually consign to landfill<p>First there was the charity restaurant Fifteen, where he trained disadvantaged young people to work in the hospitality industry. Then there was the fight to improve school dinners. …

Kick Your Sugar Addiction in 9 Steps

Sweets are fine in moderation, but take these steps to keep the cravings in check.<p>No matter how health conscious you are, you’re bound to crave sweet things from time to time. But overloading on sugar can lead to lots of unwanted pounds and a wide range of health problems, including heart disease, …

Trends 2015: What You'll Be Eating Next Year

Anyone who spends much of the week in restaurants will notice that some items crop up on menus over and over and we’re not just talking about kale salad or artisan mix burgers. Food tastes and offerings do run in trends so the San Francisco-based restaurant and hospitality consultants AF & Co …

6 Ways to Lose Weight Without Starving

Here's how you can amp up your "energy flux" and kick your weight loss into high gear.<p><b>A FRESH WAY TO LOSE</b><p>What's a runner who wants to slim down to do? More and more studies, including a large review published in 2013 in <i>US Endocrinology</i>, show that the key to losing weight is keeping your calorie …

Beyond Salad: 11 More Creative Ways to Eat Kale

Kale is a great veggie to incorporate into your weekly meals. But it doesn't have to be limited to salads. Kale is super versatile! Here are 11 kale recipes that go way beyond a boring salad.<p>Kale is a superfood that is not going away anytime soon. Popular because of its super nutrition -- more than …

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The First Rule Of Success And Happiness

Every morning, as you open your eyes to see the light of another day, you should ask two simple questions: What am I doing today? Why am I doing it?<p>If you are happy with the answers you come up to both questions, get off the bed and enjoy the day. If you are struggling to find the right answers, …

College & University

Shock Your Chest Into Growing

1 of 6<p>Let’s wake those pecs up. They’ve fallen asleep as of late, haven’t really grown any bigger or stronger in months. And can you blame them? Week …

6 Things You’ll Have to Give Up if You Want to Lose Weight FOR GOOD

Remember: It’s a marathon, not a sprint.<p>Juice fasting, low-carb, Paleo, the Master Cleanse—if you’re someone who struggles with her weight, you might always be looking for the hot new diet that will magically make it all easier. Sorry to break it to you, but staying slim and healthy is usually …

Nutrition

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

Try these muscle building moves<p>What if you could instantly make any exercise 10 times more effective? Chances are, you can. That's because most men—including longtime gym rats—make tiny but key technique errors on even the most basic movements. And as it turns out, these seemingly minor mistakes …

56 Ways to Burn Belly Fat Faster and Keep it Off

The Incredible 2-Minute Ab Workout

This super-hard superset will send your heart rate through the roof<p>Performing two exercises back-to-back without resting—in what's called a superset—is one of the best ways to squeeze a lot of muscle-building work into a short period of time. That's how Sean De Wispelaere, an expert trainer for</b> …

LeBron Abandoning Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh Could Be Worse Than 'The Decision'

The long forsaken sports city betrayed by its favorite son. Fans taken to streets with $100 jerseys and cans of gasoline. A public-relations nightmare from which its principal player was recently redeemed, absolved, it seems, only by the sheer grace of his game.<p>Even four years later, "The …