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The 5 best ways to lose belly fat

Repeat after me: "Crunches do not burn belly fat." And it's not just crunches. Neither will planks, leg throws, nor the yoga boat pose.<p>"These exercises can strengthen your abs muscles, but those muscles will still be hidden under a cover of chub," says Chris Piegza, training manager at …

10 dairy-free ways to get more calcium

Vegan? Lactose intolerant? Too old to wash down dinner with a glass of whole milk? Careful: Cutting back (or cutting out) dairy means skimping on one …

Nutrition

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

8 Foods That Boost Your Body's Natural Detox Power

Don’t fall for a "detoxing" cleanse—your bod can already get rid of toxins. These food will help support the organs that do the heavy lifting.<p>Pricey juice cleanses that promise to help you detox are all the rage right now—but the idea that a liquid diet can help you eliminate harmful substances …

11 Health And Fitness Apps That Achieve Top Results

It’s 2015. It’s time to take your future and your health into your own hands. No, literally. Fitness and nutrition is now readily available at the touch of a button thanks to the numerous health and exercise apps available for your smart phone. But with hundreds of thousands out there to choose …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

The 100 Best Little Black Dresses of 2014

100 celebrities, models and fashion industry tastemakers that continue to prove that the LBD never goes out of style.<p>Whether satin and strapless or in laser-cut leather, never underestimate the power of the little black dress. Every stylish woman knows that the LBD works for any occasion that calls …

Christmas Desserts, Easy Holiday Dessert Recipes | Food & Wine

F&W's ultimate Christmas dessert recipes include something for every sweet tooth. Browse our collection of holiday cakes, featuring a Chocolate-Malt …

Frugal Paleo Diet

The <i>Frugal Paleo Cookbook: Affordable, Easy & Delicious Paleo Cooking</i> may sound like it’s for budget-minded housewives, but there’s a lot more going on between the covers.<p>Tired of cookbooks that use obscure ingredients for complicated recipes that take hours to prepare? Yeah, me too. That's why <i>t</i><i>his</i> …

14 Must-Have Apps To Use on Vacation

From easy photo-sharing to last-minute luxury hotel deals,these apps will upgrade your next trip.<p>From hotel bookings to restaurant recommendations to the best ways to get around–these are the apps to turn to when you're stumped in transit.<p>APP IN THE AIR<p>Download this app immediately (it's $49.99–or …