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Supplements You Can Trust

It’s time you know the truth: The pills you pop to improve your total health aren't always worth the cost.<p>In fact, some synthetic vitamins are …

10 Common Money Mistakes People Make In Their 20s

Do you want to be financially secure? Many young adults in their 20s make money mistakes through lack of knowledge, which can result in debt and …

10 Things Men Wish Women Knew About Sex

Freud called female sexuality "the dark continent"; if that's true, male sexuality could qualify as the dark planet. But when it comes to sex, guys …

Turn-On

What Fruits to Eat to Lose Weight? These Fruits Have Been Proven to Help Increase Weight Loss

Fruits are considered a great food source to eat because of the health benefits they provide. Fruits have no cholesterol, high in fiber, and can …

11 Eating Habits That Will Uncover Your Abs

Your six-pack solution is finally here. The video above features the essential exercises guaranteed to blast flab from your belly—no crunches …

15 Genius Ways To Use Champagne

Champagne's not just for drinking anymore. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p>Next time you pop open a bottle of bubbly, don't just grab a couple of flutes and chug it down. There are just too many fabulous things you can do with that champagne! From fantastic cocktails to …

Family breast cancer 'as treatable' as other tumours

<b>If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, having a strong family history of the condition does not worsen your prognosis, researchers have discovered.</b><p>Experts say the British Journal of Surgery findings offer reassurance to women with this hereditary risk.<p>Although inherited genes increase the …

Cancer

Graduation Gifts That Set-Up Grads for Financial Success

Your grad just earned their diploma and now you want to reward them with something special as they enter the job market and move forward with their life. During this pivotal period, it's a smart idea to provide them with a gift that will impart an important investment lesson and give them a …

College & University

16 Salad in a Jar Recipes

Make <b>salad in a jar recipes</b> with fresh vegetables and fruit that are so readily available. These easy to make <b>mason jar salad ideas</b> include <b>easy pasta</b> …

Healthy Eating

Allure Editors Are Obsessed With This New Foundation

Foundation-in-a-cushion sounds as gimmicky as soap-on-a-rope, but trust me when I say that Lancôme's new <b>Miracle Cushion foundation</b> is the real deal. How real? The new formula officially launched today, and it's already a staple in many an <i>Allure</i> editor's makeup bag.<p>Miracle Cushion doesn't look like …

Makeup

6 Sexy Summer Moves to Lose Baby Fat

Had a baby three months or 13 years ago and can't lose the baby fat? Well, you're not alone. As a matter of fact, you are in the 90th percentile of all moms that just can't lose the baby fat, muffin top, er, whatever you want to call it -- those squishy places. As the author of <i>Lose That Baby Fat</i>, I …

Fitness

A Healthy Diet Plan is the Best and Easiest Way to Lose Weight

Over the last ten years the diet and fitness industry has experience exorbitant growth. Due to rise in diabetes and obesity, millions of people begin …

23 Recipes That Make Eating Breakfast for Dinner Easy

With all the great breakfast recipes out there, it can be difficult to try each one on any given Sunday. And since brekkie is pretty much our favorite meal <i>and</i> we have a huge back log of delicious recipes on our Pinterest boards, we decided that it is time to start eating breakfast for dinner! From …

Breakfast

10+ DIY Home Decorating Projects #featured

It’s my favorite day of the week…I get to feature some of YOU! Yay!<br>This week’s party is still going on so feel free to link up {here} if you haven’t …

Gluten-Free, Protein Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

This may be a silly question, but...anyone want a cookie?<p>How about a gluten-free, flourless, grain-free, protein-packed cookie—that's truly delish?<p>Before you answer, check out this recipe for chocolate chip cookies from Liz Moody of Not Crazy Healthy. Says Liz: "They're gooey on the inside with …

Dessert

The Best Fat-Burning Foods

Whether it’s turning off fat genes, revving your metabolism and ability to burn fat, or helping you feel fuller longer and consume fewer calories, …

How to Boil an Egg Perfectly Every Time

Here's a written recipe with similar step-by-step instructions to what's seen above, courtesy of <i>Breakfast: Recipes to Wake Up For</i>:<p>1. Put your eggs in a one-quart pot with just enough water to cover them. Quickly bring to a boil over high heat. As soon as the water boils, gently stir the eggs once, …

11 Diet Expert-Approved Processed Foods

As it turns out, people in the U.S. are seriously stocking up on highly processed foods—the health saboteurs make up more than 60 percent of the …

23 Stress Hacks That Will Actually Change Your Life

Easy, breezy, life-changing.

Sara Bareilles

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

<b>6 a.m.</b><br>Wake up, and drink a big glass of water. It'll fill you up and get things moving to prevent belly bloat. Eat a small snack that offers quick carbohydrates and a little protein, such as half a banana and a few almonds—eating first thing jump-starts your metabolism.<p>And if you have time, …

Jennifer Lopez BodyLab Shake Recipe for Fat Burning, Metabolism

Jennifer Lopez founded BodyLab to create a line of products that work with women's bodies, all expert-approved.<p>So! When we learned that this is the ever-fit J.Lo's own favorite shake recipe that she drinks every morning, well...I mean, how could you not check it out?<p>Each shake has less than 100 …

Jennifer Lopez

The Secret to Making Friends in a New City

Your landlord has given you the keys. You've driven or flown or sailed or ski-doo'ed triumphantly into this new city that you'll be calling home. Your moving boxes are brimming with your most essential belongings. You've brought along clothes, furniture, books, photos, friends...<p>Shoot.<p>You didn't …

New York City

11 Foods Nutritionists Always Keep in their Refrigerators

Add these to your grocery list, stat.<p>It's no secret that it's easier to eat healthier when you stock up on nutritious foods—which is why we went to the experts, a group of registered dieticians, to find out what they keep on-hand at all times in their refrigerators. Add these to your shopping list …

Nutrition

5 Foods That Fight Stress

If your go-to way to manage stress is devouring a bag of potato chips (because crunching that poor little potato into submission feels oh-so-good), …

I Don’t Care What You Think About My Breakfast

I’ve spent years copying other people’s snacks and, recently, fending off unsolicited diet advice. Now I’m finally figuring out what I actually want to be eating.<p>I made oatmeal this morning, and I can't stop thinking about it. OK, wait, hear me out. It wasn't even the instant kind. It was</i> …

7 Ways to Think Yourself Thin

In fact, although the brain makes up only 2 percent of total body weight, it demands 20 percent of our resting metabolic rate (RMR)—the total amount …

Noise pollution is making us oblivious to the sound of nature, says researcher

Gift of hearing birdsong and trickling water is being lost to a process of ‘learned deafness’, says US scientist, as people screen out background noise<p>The tranquil chorus of the natural world is in danger of being lost to today’s generation as people screen out the noises that surround them, a …

National Parks

When Does Eating Healthy Become Unhealthy?

For some cyclists, a commitment to a healthy diet can become an eating disorder<p>Filling your grocery cart with organic vegetables and whole grains is a smart way to stay fit and healthy. Yet for some cyclists, a dedication to eating right can cross a line into a disorder called orthorexia.
 …

Mental Health

The 7 WORST Foods To Eat At Night

“The single greatest risk factor is, by far, the time that people eat dinner,” says Koufman. She recommends having supper no later than three hours before bed. But even if you manage to do that, be aware that late-night snacking can have the same ruinous effect. If you are going to hit the fridge …