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Top Ten Films of 2015

When you read other Top Ten Film lists, consider that the journalists do not give equal weight to docs, animation and dramatic features, nor foreign versus American indies and studio pictures. Perhaps, they should call their lists "Top Ten Films That We All Generally Write About."<p>1. <i>Wild Tales</i> (dir. …

Top 10

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

European Travel

The Only Vegan and Gluten-Free Dish You'll Need To Survive Winter

Food and eating has and always will be special and unifying to my family. There is no doubt about it, the kitchen is by far the most important room in my parents' home. They are forever hosting and it doesn't matter if you stop by for a few minutes or a few hours, you won't be allowed to leave …

4 Weird Treatments for Cellulite That Actually Work

<b>Cucumbers</b><br>Reasons to love cucumbers: They're hydrating and rich in vitamins. Applying slices directly to the skin allows phytochemicals in cucumbers to tighten collagen for a firm complexion. This can result in an almost-instant reduction of cellulite appearance.<p><b>Coffee Scrub</b><br>Caffeine dilates blood …

Vegetarian Rice & Bean Casserole

<i>This Vegetarian Rice & Bean Casserole is an easy and healthy solution for getting dinner on the table. It can be made ahead and frozen so it’s</i> …

The Best Way to Get a Flat Stomach

It may not be a secret that the best way to a six-pack is regular exercise and a healthy diet (even if it's no diet at all), but there's a right way and wrong way to a flat stomach. Read on for the ultimate guide to getting flat abs.<p><b>1. Know the Formula</b> Getting flat abs isn't about starving yourself …

21 of Our Favorite Recipes Made with 3 Ingredients or Fewer

By Caroline Lange<p>Meals should not be brief. We like to linger at the table, sneaking cold potatoes with our fingers and refilling our wine glasses and talking and talking and talking.<p>More: A simple one-pot Sunday supper<p>But recipes? Those can be brief--and maybe they should be, letting the …

Ice Cream

50 Delicious Vegan Recipes For Your Last Summer Weekend - One Green Planet

Can you believe it’s almost Labor Day? It feels like summer just started and already there is talk of back-to-school and autumn leaves. Well, before …

Why I Wake Up at 5:30 am Every Morning (And What You Will Gain From Doing It Too)

Read on HuffPost France<p>A few months ago, I made decision that was utterly out of character for me. A decision that would have a daily impact, for months.<p>The decision was to wake up at <b>5:30 am</b>. Every morning.<p>"Why?"<p>That's a legitimate question. (I must admit, some mornings, I ask myself the same …

Productivity

8 'Piece of Cake' Cakes

These cakes may look complicated, but they're surprisingly easy to make.<p><b>1. Tres Leches Cake with Dulce de Leche Glaze</b><p>Popular in Latin America, <i>Tres Leches Cake</i> is a light and fluffy cake soaked with a mixture of three milks: sweetened condensed milk, evaporated milk and heavy cream. In this version, …

83 Healthy Recipe Substitutions

Here at Greatist, we're always looking for ways to make our favorite foods healthier without sacrificing flavor. So we compiled a list of our best substitutions and discovered some new ones along the way. Below are our 83 (!) top picks, guaranteed to make that next meal a delicious, healthier hit. …

Nutrition

How to Eat Healthy at Every Meal

So many delicious ways to feel virtuous.<p><b>Healthy Dinners in 40 Minutes Or Less</b><p><b>Foods with 100 Calories</b><p><b>30 Delicious Ways To Eat Your Greens</b><p><b>Better For You No-Bake Desserts</b><p><b>12 Healthy Snacks For Guilt-Free Grazing</b><p><b>Healthy Snacks & Party Food</b><p><b>New Takes On Fruit Salad</b><p><b>Healthy Weeknight Dinner Recipes</b><p><b>8 Summer</b> …

Healthy Eating

1000 Calorie Diet Menu With Meal Plan

Several diet plans have become prevalent over the last few years, mainly thanks to the experts on the internet. Most will advise a calorie reduction …

Wheat Belly

• <b>Author:</b> William Davis, MD<p>Renowned cardiologist William Davis explains how eliminating wheat from our diets can prevent fat storage, shrink unsightly bulges and reverse myriad health problems.<p>Every day we eat food products made of wheat. As a result millions of people experience some form of adverse …

14 Gorgeous Cookbooks You'll Actually Use

As great as Pinterest and Google can be for finding recipes, they'll never replace a cookbook. There's something about a collection of recipes that …

The Healthiest Mexican Meal You Can Cook Yourself (That Still Tastes Amazing)

We wear our love of Mexican food on our sleeve (sometimes literally... that stain might be from wiping salsa off our faces). Yet sometimes we don't …

Nutrition

29 Awesome First Date Ideas That Don’t Involve Sitting at a Bar

Why do first dates seem to be an endless cycle of grabbing drinks or (gasp!) dinner at bars and restaurants we’ve been to dozens of times before? …

Trespassing

The Insanely Easy Breakfasts Food Bloggers Eat All the Time (But Don't Think Are Worth Posting)

Reading any food blog makes it seem like the writer eats amazing, how-did-they-come-up-with-that meals all day long. Easy or intricate, it’s hard not …

The 20-Minute Pilates Workout for Any Fitness Level

All the straps, springs, and moving parts of a typical Reformer class make Pilates seem almost scary compared to those yoga classes full of …

Workouts

8 Things You Need to Know Before You Go Hiking

Whether you're planning an epic journey or just a walk through the woods, keep these things in mind.<p>This summer, officials at the Pacific Crest Trail are expecting an influx of <i>Wild</i>-inspired hikers. Whether you prefer an epic journey or just a walk in the woods, here's how to have a top-notch</b> …

What to Eat to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

But you don’t have to download every weight loss app in existence and track your every calorie to figure out the formula. Losing weight and staying …

10 Unexpected, Energizing Snacks To Keep You Going After 3 p.m.

It’s 3 p.m. -- and if you’re like many of us, you’re struggling to stay awake at your desk.<p>Say hello to the dreaded “afternoon slump.” Though experts don’t fully understand its causes, it’s likely associated with natural drops in both blood sugar and body temperature.<p>What we do know is -- unless …

Nutrition

10 Healthy Living Steps To Take Today

Healthy Living

25 Healthy Foods That Give You Glowing Skin

Sure, lifestyle habits (like smoking and tanning), and genetics can certainly influence and predispose your skin to pesky conditions, but that …

29 Weight Loss Tips From Women Who Have Lost 100 Pounds

You will feel so motivated after reading their advice.<p>It's hard work to lose weight, for sure. Sometimes you need a little inspiration. Get it from these women have each lost almost 100 pounds — or much, much more:<p>Shanna Fichera, 28, from Camarillo, California<p><b>1. Start small.</b> "I began walking or …

The 8 Best Bedtime Snacks for Weight Loss

Food that helps you sleep like a baby...without making you bloated in the a.m.<p>Just so you know: While Women's Health editors independently select all products we feature, product links may be from affiliate partners. That means if you buy something, Women's Health gets a portion of the …

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Todd Huffman<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out …

Healthy Eating