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The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …

Diabetes

Simple Ways to Make Meditation Less Awkward and More...

Meditation may help you cultivate qualities that are hard to hold onto these days: focus, patience, calm, clarity, insight and perspective, which are …

Meditation

Four-Hour Fall Sweater Free Crochet Pattern

Shares 44K<p>Ahhh, Fall… how I have missed you. With you you bring pumpkins, fire pits and crisp, morning air. Which is also why this new <b>Four-Hour Fall</b> …

Fiber Is Good for You. Now Scientists May Know Why.

A diet of fiber-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables, reduces the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. Indeed, the evidence for fiber’s benefits extends beyond any particular ailment: People who eat more of it simply have lower odds of dying.<p>That’s why experts are always …

Maple Oat Nut Scones

For the scones: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with a baking mat or parchment paper.<p>In a large bowl, combine the flour, …

Baking

Crochet Christmas Owls, tree decoration and present labels/gift tags Crochet pattern by Hannah Cross | Crochet Patterns

These cute Christmas owl decorations are just irresistible! They are so quick and easy to make and can be adapted to any colour scheme or taste. Each …

Crafting

6 Halloween Afghan Crochet Blankets

These Halloween Crochet Blankets are perfect for October. Halloween is a fun time of year so why not make a Halloween blanket or Afghan. These …

Decorations

Making Meat: A Step-by-Step Guide to Butchering Your Own Deer

Why be your own butcher? Because the venison will taste so much sweeter. Professional butchers need to profit from their efforts, and that’s fine. …

Hunting

1-Hour Sewing Projects: 150+ Fun Ideas When You Only Have An Hour

Most of us simply can't find enough time to sew. However, sometimes when I just have to sew something, I wish I had a list of small projects that I …

Sewing

How To: Sew a Rope Basket Using a Sewing Machine

Did you know you can use your sewing machine to sew a rope basket? I didn't until I saw Kiera Coffee do just that. Mind, blown. I guess I always …

Sewing Machine

Here’s what one portion of your five-a-day actually looks like

You may think that you’re a pro at ensuring you eat your 5 a day, but it turns out what counts as a portion varies widely depending on the colour of …

Squid and chorizo risotto - delicious. magazine

INGREDIENTS<p>150g cooking chorizo, sliced<br>• Olive oil for frying (about 2 tbsp)<br>• 1-2 shallots, finely chopped<br>• 2 garlic cloves, crushed<br>• 350g arborio risotto …

How to visit nearly every national park in one epic road trip

This month, the National Park Service marks its 100th anniversary. One of Wonkblog's favorite data scientists, a guy named Randal Olson who's a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, decided to mark the occasion by creating a map of the shortest possible road trip through all 47 national …

National Parks

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Black Swans

Sugar: the evolution of a forbidden fruit

Sweetness was meant to be irresistible.<p>We are born with a sweet tooth. Babies drink in sugar with their mother’s milk. Sweetness represents an instant energy boost, a fuel that kept our ancestors going in a harsher world where taste buds evolved to distinguish health-giving ripeness and freshness …

Tastier, Healthier, And Animal-Free: Can Ethan Brown Reinvent Meat?

Beyond Meat wants to change the world, one protein fiber at a time.<p>Imagine that you had to describe meat to someone who’s never encountered the stuff. It would be hard to do because meat is, you know, meat. You’d begin with where it comes from–the muscles and flesh of chickens, cows, pigs, etc. …