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What's the Difference Between Probiotics and Prebiotics?

Probiotics and prebiotics are both pretty big topics in nutrition these days.<p>Yet even though they sound similar, the two play different roles for …

Stem Cell Fillings Allow Teeth to Heal Themselves

The Root (Canal) of the Problem<p>No one in their right mind would ever look forward to a filling at the dentist. Why can’t our teeth fix themselves? …

Bell Peppers - Growing Guide - Quiet Corner

<b>Peppers</b> are a tender, warm-season crop. They resist most pests and offer something for everyone: spicy, sweet or hot, and a variety of colors, shapes …

17 Simple Swaps for Big Savings in Groceries

You may have never thought about it, but you could go on an extra vacation, get weekly massages, or even donate thousands to charity each year if it …

Personal Finance

9 Superfoods You Should be Eating With Hypothyroidism

<b>Super-foods</b> are considered to be nutrient-rich powerhouses that are beneficial for overall health and well-being. Eating these super-foods may reduce the risk of chronic disease and lengthen your life. Along with essential nutrients, super-foods feed our body the necessary nutrients that our …

Cooking with Coconut Oil is not a fad | The Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil is not a fad, it’s a long term health solution<p>They say bodies are built in the kitchen and that’s probably true otherwise we wouldn’t …

10 Toxic Items Lurking in Your Pantry

We're not saying you need to eliminate these items from your kitchen, but you definitely might want to cut back on them after reading this.<p>As the saying goes, "Being forewarned is being forearmed." That is certainly true when it comes to the food we buy. The more we know, the better able we are to …

Food

The 12 "Dirtiest" Foods in the Produce Aisle

The top offender changed for the first time in years.<p>Every year since 2004, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes a "Dirty Dozen" list that ranks the most popular fruits and vegetables based on their pesticide residue levels. By analyzing pesticide residue data from more than 35,000 …

The Best Anti-Aging Exercises, As Recommended By Experts

A body in motion, stays in motion.<p>Turning back the clock isn't just about wrinkles and fine lines. It's about staying fit -- not just looking it -- and keeping your body moving.<p>"A sedentary person hits peak muscle mass at age 20 and it starts declining from there," National Academy of Sports …

5 weird signs you're vitamin deficient

When your body is trying to tell you something— for example, that you're skimping on critical vitamins— it may go to some strange lengths. "With today's diet of processed foods, it's easy to become vitamin deficient, either by not eating enough of the right foods or not absorbing them properly due …

Pixi Skin Treats — Worth The Hype?

So at the end of last year I finally gave in and went to the Marks and Spencer Pixi stand to see what the fuss was all about. I'd been wanting to try …

8 Easy Ways to Cut Back on Food Waste (and Save on Groceries)

First, the bad news: If you’re like a typical American, you’re probably tossing more than 200 pounds of wasted food in the trash every year [PDF]. …

Sophia Bush’s Skincare Secret Is So Simple, It’s Genius

Last time we spoke to Sophia Bush, she gave us nine of her best life and beauty hacks. This time, she’s serving up some more helpful skincare advice on how to put on your best face. Yes, yes — we’ve all heard how important it is to thoroughly wash your face every night before bed — but the actress …

8 Million People Have Watched This Video of a 3-Ingredient Cheesecake

Don't let looks fool you — this dessert is so easy to make.<p>Three-ingredient soufflé cheesecake, also known as Japanese cotton cheesecake, is a magical thing. It's blowing the minds of people on the Internet right now (myself included). With just three ingredients — eggs, dark or white chocolate, …

Everything You Know About Eating Fatty Foods Is Wrong

Mark LangowskiGet LeanAchieve the flat belly you want by fighting fat with fat.<b>Some of the fittest people I know don’t have abs.</b>I know triathletes, …

A Low-Impact Workout to Build Lower-Body Strength

Fact: You don't need to break into a sprint or execute plyometric moves to get a great workout. Sometimes small movements, with little resistance and …

These secret codes give you access to everything on Netflix

The site usually requires users to either search for an exact title or flick through a few limited genres that the site's technology has guessed they might like. But new websites show that there are codes that can give access to the full list of all of those genres, allowing people to choose from …

These Secret Netflix Codes Will Unlock Thousands Of Hidden Genres

No matter where you go in the world (as long as it’s not China), you can stream <i>BoJack Horseman</i>. Netflix is now available in most countries, 190 to be exact, including Bangladesh, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. But what happens when you’re sick of</i> …

Entertainment

Netflix jumps into true-crime documentaries with Making a Murderer

True-crime stories have become a hot commodity, and Netflix is getting into the game with a new 10-part documentary series called <i>Making a Murderer</i>. Directed by Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos, the show tracks the life of Steven Avery, who served 18 years for a crime DNA evidence later indicated he …

Making a Murderer

The 25 Best Snacks for Weight Loss

Four nutritionists share the small bites that pull their weight in the dieting department so you don't have to.<p>Four nutritionists share the small bites that pull their weight in the dieting department so you don't have to.

Beauty Must-Have: The Best Hand Balm for Dry Skin Season

The secret is roucou oil.<p>I discovered the Davines Oi line a few years ago, right before a horrible, messy breakup with a live-in boyfriend, and fell in love with the Earl-Grey-meets-amber scent of it (that's the Amazonian roucou oil) instantly—it was the only thing I used on my hair during one of …

Beauty