Diane Rodgers

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Our Favorite Iced Drinks for Hot Weather

<i>We're all about collections over at Provisions -- and we don't want you to miss out on the fun.</i><p><i>Today: Pass us a cold one. We're talking about our favorite iced drinks.</i><p>We have a love/hate relationship with hot weather. We love summer vacations, going to the beach, and sunny lunch hours. We hate …

10 Best-Ever Burgers for Memorial Day

With Memorial Day around the corner, it’s time to start grilling. Here are 10 juicy, delicious burger recipes to celebrate the unofficial start of …

The Cooking Oils You Should Be Using, And When To Use Them

Using the right oil can make all the difference.<p>As anyone who follows food news knows, butter is back (and it's not, thankfully, due to Paula Deen's reemergence on the culinary scene). Americans are eating more butter now than they have in the past 40 years. Margarine is out and butter is in. But …

Eating Habits for Better Sleep

If you can't remember the last time you and your mattress spent quality time together, you're not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control …

Gene Mutation Could Play Role In Sleep Problems, Fly Study Shows

Scientists have pinpointed a gene mutation in fruit flies that makes them experience the fly version of insomnia.<p>The findings could help in the search for effective treatments for people with insomnia or who have trouble sleeping due to shift work.<p>"We know that the timing of sleep is regulated by …

Five Pieces of Sleep Science You Need to Know

Today is World Sleep Day, designed to make us all celebrate sleep and, presumably, try to get a little bit more of it. But even if you can't catch …

Sleep

Here's The Best Sleeping Position For Your Health

When you're asleep during the night, what is the position of your body? Do you turn over onto one side, crunched up in a ball like a fetus in the womb, or do you roll over on your back, arms at your side like a solider?<p>Though a sleeper may find it difficult to record their posture for obvious …

How To Get The Worst Night's Sleep Of Your Life

If you're searching for the elusive good night's sleep, you've probably already tried a few old standbys. Maybe you swear by a warm bath or regular exercise or a calming cup of chamomile tea. Hopefully you've already committed to leaving your cell phone outside your bedroom.<p>But you can try all the …

When You Can't Sleep, How Good Is Lying in Bed With Your Eyes Closed?

The key differences between sleep and "quiet wakefulness"<p>Reddit is a great forum for raising scientific questions, but the fact that it's discussion-based makes it difficult to know when a debate has settled on the best answer, objectively speaking. Exhibit A concerns the value of lying down with …

Lost sleep leads to loss of brain cells, study suggests

<b>Sleep loss may be more serious than previously thought, causing a permanent loss of brain cells, research suggests.</b><p>In mice, prolonged lack of sleep led to 25% of certain brain cells dying, according to a study in The Journal of Neuroscience.<p>If the same is true in humans, it may be futile to try to …

The Real Reason Insomniacs Can't Fall Asleep

Plus, guaranteed tricks to send you to Snoozeville<p>Your late-night Netflix binges may not be the only reason you're having trouble sleeping: An overactive brain could be what's keeping lots of insomniacs up at night, according to a new study published in the journal <i>Sleep</i>.<p>In this study, researchers …

Research

Shift workers beware: Sleep loss may cause brain damage, new research says

Are you a truck driver or shift worker planning to catch up on some sleep this weekend?<p>Cramming in extra hours of shut-eye may not make up for those lost pulling all-nighters, new research indicates.<p>The damage may already be done -- brain damage, that is, said neuroscientist Sigrid Veasey from the …

37 Science-Backed Tips For Better Sleep Tonight

We know we're supposed to get enough sleep, and we really try.<p>But we also know it's often easier said than done.<p>Luckily, there are a handful of helpful tips and tricks experts swear by, to combat sleep problems both big and small. Whether they'll help you get into bed more relaxed or get out of bed …

Top 5 Blog Posts of the Week:Decor Finds Inspired by Scandal, Entryway Ideas, and More

From decor inspired by the hit TV show Scandal to entryway decorating ideas, here's our weekly roundup of the shelter blogosphere.<p><b>This week's favorite links:</b><p>Get the Look: Olivia Pope's Apartment in <i>Scandal</i> So Haute<p>Feminine, Glamorous Interiors. decorology<p>Architecture in Shades of Blue. Kelly …

Kelly Wearstler

Lunchables for adults? 8 childhood snacks we wish were made for grownups

Remember those pre-packaged sandwich kits from childhood? Well, they are no longer a thing of your past.<p>Oscar Mayer is introducing P3 Portable Protein Packs, which are re-branded versions of Lunchables for adults. If Oscar Mayer is taking a trip down memory lane, we wouldn’t mind a few of these …

21 Recipes That Prove Fried Vegetables Are The Best Vegetables

If you've got a compelling argument for cooking them any other way, I'd like to hear it.

Cooking

ICYMI this week's new recipes include an awesome rosemary & lemon chicken minestrone, a show-stopping Oscars cocktail with St. Germain: http://thekitc.hn/1cg0NGt