Christopher Gomez

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9 Warm Smoothies That Will Completely Change Your Breakfast Game

When your alarm starts buzzing at 7AM and it’s just too cold to get out from under the covers (we’ve ALL been there), the last thing you want is a cold smoothie for breakfast. What’s a girl to do when that seems like the only quick and healthy breakfast option and it’s absolutely <i>freezing</i> outside? …

Could This Eye Patch Full of Tiny Needles Be the Cure to Crow's-Feet?

When your eye creams and serums just aren't cutting it anymore, it might be time to get creative. And sometimes, creative comes in the form of injecting a serum directly into your eyes. U.K. company Wigmore Medical created a unique eye patch coated with microscopic plastic needles that pretty much …

Light and shadows: Skin bleaching in Uganda

<b>(CNN) —</b> Living in Uganda in 2013, German photographer Anne Ackermann couldn't ignore the sight of light-skinned women with obviously dark feet, elbows and joints.<p>As someone who regularly documents issues surrounding beauty, identity and womanhood, Ackermann's natural curiosity led her to Mama …

Uganda

How giving away over $8,000 in free samples on Reddit saved this woman's startup

In the case of entrepreneur Sue Sullivan, it ended up saving her business.<p>Sullivan had started a chipotle-sauce company called "Hot Squeeze" back in 2007, but in the years that followed she realized that it wasn't going to survive if she kept working with middle-men distributors, who quickly …

The Single Biggest Mistake You’re Making At The Airport

Seriously, why are you still doing this?<p>By and large, airplane travel is one of the most stressful, unpleasant routines we put ourselves through.<p>While there isn't much you can do about crammed leg room or delayed flights, there is one major improvement you can make. It starts by getting yourself …

The 4-Stretch Test To Tell If You're Dangerously Inflexible

Plus, how to limber up and lower your risk of injury.<p>These four stretches are exactly what Walter Norton, Jr., director of training at the Institute of Performance & Fitness in North Reading, MA, uses to gauge every new client's flexibility—whether they're a pro athlete, a celebrity or an average …

Exercise

Scientists think they’ve found the reason you’re overeating

Do you ever realize that you’re full, but finish that burger and fries anyway? There may be a scientific reason for that: too little of a hormone called GLP-1, which is thought to play a role in obesity (paywall).<p>Researchers from Rutgers University have found that when GLP-1 is released in the …

Neuroscience

The oil guide: which to use for frying, drizzling and roasting

Thought you knew which oil to drizzle over your salad and which to roast your potatoes with? Think again.<p>Scientists have discovered that heating up vegetable oils leads to the release of high concentrations of chemicals called aldehydes, <b>which have been linked to illnesses including cancer, heart</b> …

Extracted

How to Make French Toast

Not only is French toast delicious, it’s a fabulously economical breakfast. Stale bread, rather than getting tossed into the compost bin, is transformed into a custardy, fluffy treat with the simple additions of eggs and milk, and a few minutes in a pan of sizzling butter. To make foolproof French …

Breakfast

4 Times You Can Sue a Debt Collector

Yes, you can fight back.<p>It’s every consumer’s worst nightmare: You’re busy at work, mired in debt, and your cellphone keeps ringing. You’re doing …

Put down the makeup and eat your way to naturally glowing skin

Plenty of beauty products attempt to give your skin the coveted "lit from within glow."But maybe you should skip the makeup and work with the skin …

Skin Care

The Benefits of Groundwork Training for Fat Loss | Men's Health

Simply getting up and down off the ground stimulates fat loss, revs your metabolism, and makes it more likely you’ll survive a zombie onslaught.<p>Here’s why it works so well: Floorwork is an exercise in inefficiency. The better you get at a movement, the less effective it becomes at burning fat.<p>But …

Banish Your Belly Pooch With 3 Ab-Sculpting Moves

Crop top and bikini season is nearly upon us! You can't spot reduce belly fat, but strengthening and sculpting the muscles underneath will only help you feel more confident in your skimpy styles. Add these three effective moves to your strength-training routine for big results. And you'll be glad …