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6 Iron-Rich Food Combos—No Meat Required

If you’ve been considering cutting out or cutting back on red meat, you may be wondering if you’ll wind up depriving your body of iron. Sure, …

Microwave mug cake recipe: cranberry and white chocolate cookie

Dried cranberries and white chocolate are the perfect combination, especially in microwave mug cake form! And you can make this one in less than two minutes.<p><b>Serves</b><p>1<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>15g butter<br>• 1.5 tbsp brown sugar<br>• 1.5 tsp vanilla sugar<br>• 1 Egg Yolk<br>• 4 tbsp plain flour<br>• 4 tbsp dried cranberries<br>• White</i> …

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This double-chocolate espresso cookie recipe is a must-make for any chocolate lover

When you're craving a little — or a lot — of chocolate, it's hard to turn down a double-chocolate espresso walnut cookie from Julienne in San Marino. The cookie recipe, which combines melted semisweet chocolate with chunks of bittersweet chocolate folded in at the last minute, makes for a cookie …

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National Nutrition Month: 5 easy ways to improve your health

March is National Nutrition Month, sponsored by The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and dedicated to helping Americans eat more healthfully. This year’s theme is “Savor the flavor of eating right.” Use this month to focus on your health and eating habits and develop healthful habits that will …

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The World’s Pollinators Are Dying Out, And All Our Favourite Foods Could Go With Them

No more coffee or chocolate.<p>The first global assessment of pollinators ever has found that extinction pressures on species that facilitate crop …

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7 Motivational TED Talks That Will Change Your Life

To lead a life that we dream of, we need to learn, explore and then bring certain changes to our lives. TED is an incredible source of learning to …

Why Should We Do Planks Every Day?

It’s pretty tough to make time to go for yoga classes, or perform some sort of aerobics (gym) at home in order to stay fit. Making time is crucial to …

16 IKEA Hacks That Will Help You Organize Your Entire Life

From your bedroom to your kitchen to your car.<p>Even though most homes have a few key trouble spots (hello, messy closet), it's safe to say every room could benefit from some extra organization. Lucky for you, these IKEA hacks offer just that: Affordable and genius solutions to everyday home issues.

Here Are Three Easy (and One Hilariously Complex) Steps to Losing Weight

Some truly unexpected life advice from JASH.<p>Are you feeling down these days? Flabby, lame, ready to make some big ol' life changes? Sorry to hear it. But here's the good news: It's easy—really easy—to turn things around. You can do so in four super simple steps. And these steps are:<p>1) Don't drink …

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The 7-Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

7 Breakfast Hacks for Weight Loss

In theory, opting for a homemade meal over something processed will almost always serve up more nutrition and save you tons of calories. The truth …

6 Quick High-Protein Breakfast Recipes

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A simple 2-minute trick to calm a racing mind

Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night.<p>Think about how many times you’ve agonized over some dumb thing you said. Or rehearsed a conversation that hasn’t happened—and might not ever. Or couldn’t get that …

6 classic business books you should read if you want to be successful

Even though there are plenty of newer reads, sometimes you just can't beat the classics.<p>Here's a roundup of six old-school career books.<p>Yes, your parents may have read them, too; but the advice is so legendary — and useful — they're still worth downloading today:

10 Motivational Books You Must Read To Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

Leadership skills aren’t learnt in a day; it takes time and experience to understand and develop those skills and project them in your professional …

How to Raise Highly Successful Kids: 7 Questions to Ask Every Day | Inc.com

You want to be successful and independent. We all do.<p>When you have kids, though, it's funny how quickly your aspirations become all about them. What will they do in life? Will they be happy and successful?<p>(It's already my experience just six months into this being a father thing.)<p>Dr. Leonard Sax is …

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Stop Roasting Your Veg in a Screaming-Hot Oven

Everyone says 450° is the only temp you should use to roast your veggies. Everyone is wrong.<p>When we talk about the Vegetable Revolution—you know, that whole thing where restaurants are cooking veg we actually want to eat—we place much emphasis on treating our veggie friends like meat. Sear them in …

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Why Organic Food Might Be Worth the High Price

The most infamous fact about organic food is that it’s expensive—about 47% more expensive, according to a recent analysis from <i>Consumer Reports</i>. But a …

The Best Marriage Advice EVER

When Ashley and I got married thirteen years ago, we were young and in love, but we were also pretty clueless (me especially)! Along the way, we've had so many people share wise advice and life experiences with us, which has helped guide our family through good times and hard times.<p>Through the …

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10 Ways to Maximize Your Workday

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful entrepreneurs maximize their time to make each day as productive as possible. To maximize your potential success you must learn to make the most of every hour of every day. The hours in a day are limited. Every minute not …

20 Everyday Habits That Sabotage Weight Loss Goals

If you Google “how to lose weight” you get nearly a million results. You’d think with all the weight loss tips out there, we’d be a nation of people …

3 Powerful Anti-Aging Plants You Should Be Eating Every Day

We all want to turn back Father Time, but sometimes doing so can be an expensive and even painful proposition. There are a number of options that you have these days that can produce effective results, but some are out of reach due to budget and others have a long healing time.<p>At the top of the …

The 7-step morning ritual that will help you stay happy all day

Research shows that being happy actually makes you more productive. So let's kill two birds with one stone and focus on smiles.<p>What's the first step? Here's a little secret: Happy mornings don't start in the morning …

Effort to find San Bernardino terrorists' hard drive, crack encrpyted data, challenges FBI

FBI investigators have been unable to find a missing hard drive or crack the encrypted codes of the jihadist couple behind last month's terror attacks in San Bernardino, Calif., sources told Fox News.<p>The two cell phones used by homegrown terrorist Syed Farook and his foreign bride Tashfeen Malik …

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This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

10 Self-Help Books for Personal Development

There is a famous quote by Lao Tzu that says, "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." This drives what I feel is true about self-help and personal development. Many times we need to let go of who we have told are selves that we are stuck being, of the habits that cannot be changed, …

Dietitians, nutritionists, and food psychologists got together and ranked the best diets of 2016 — here's their top 10

Some of the diets are designed to help you lose weight, while others focus on lowering blood pressure, improving heart health, and even bettering your chances of conceiving. But one not-so-surprising thing resonates with each plan: They're all meant to improve health.<p>After months of combing through …

How Waking Up an Hour Earlier Every Morning Can Transform Everything

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ben Franklin had it right when he said, “Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” Perhaps he got the idea from the philosopher Aristotle, who said, “It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits …

101 Motivational Quotes to Start 2016 Off Right | Inc.com

Another year has passed. It's time to start over with a clean slate. Maybe 2015 didn't go the way you planned; you didn't follow through with your great ideas and your goals weren't met. Well it's a new year and a can be new you on January 1.<p>Or maybe 2015 was amazing and you need to keep the …

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