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If Your Diet Is Horrible, Try Incorporating These 39 Tips Into Your Life

If you're trying to make healthy choices, improve your lifestyle, or start out on a weight-loss journey, these healthy hacks are sure to prevent you from falling off the wagon. From simple food swaps and substitutes to easy and achievable ways you can cut calories, you'll benefit from having these …

Healthy Eating

4 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Should Eat For Fast Weight Loss, According To A Trainer

February 21, 2018 by Alonna Travin<p>Make these changes ASAP!<p>February 20, 2018 by Emily Belfiore<p>They actually taste good!<p>February 20, 2018 by Alonna …

Antiinflammatory

Easy 4-Ingredient Recipes for Post-Workout Recovery

There are some non-negotiables of life: Shay Mitchell is #bae, black leggings are a closet staple, and getting mansplained at the gym is the absolute …

Healthy Eating

Why Calorie Counting Doesn't Need to Be the Focus of Your Diet Plan

We’ve been taught that the key to taking off the pounds is to consume fewer calories than we burn. As it turns out, that may not be the case at …

Nutrition

The One Word That Finally Helped Me Get Happier — When Nothing Else Worked

When you Google, "how to be," the first suggested word is "happy." The pursuit of happiness is a theme that is prevalent throughout our lives: We …

Happiness

WTF Is 'Hygge' and How Do I Embrace It More?

Denmark, we love you. You’ve given us Legos, Prince Hamlet, your namesake pastry and, now, your secret to happiness: <i>hygge</i>.<p><b>So, what is hygge?</b> …

Hygge

The immunity-boosting soup to make the second you start feeling sick

This year’s flu season has been the worst the US has seen in over a decade—and it’s not getting better, experts say. While everyone around you may be …

Wellness

8 Ways Olympians Deal With Stress That Non-Athletes Can Try Too

We all get nervous from time to time. But when your job is based on performing extreme feats of agility and strength in front of hundreds, thousands, …

Self-help

This Common Type of Praise Actually Makes People Perform Worse

Using this tiny bit of language makes it harder for your team to perform at their best.<p>What could possibly be wrong with well earned praise? We all know how nice it is to receive a pat on the back for a job well done. Plus, study after study shows employees generally feel under-appreciated and are …

Happiness

13 Foods Packed With Magnesium, the Nutrient Every Single Organ Requires

A study done by the U.S. government reveals that 68% of Americans consume below the recommended amount of magnesium. In fact, 19% of Americans …

Nutrition

Potassium can be a secret weapon in lowering your blood pressure

High blood pressure has received a good amount of press in recent months. New guidelines have lowered the definition of hypertension to a blood …

Nutrition

Elderly people must keep moving to live longer: study

Light physical activity of any kind can significantly reduce an older person's risk of death, according to new research.<p>Current advice recommends …

Biomedicine

Read These 5 Books On Writing In Lieu of Spending $40,000 On An MFA

Back in the pre-Internet days, if you wanted to land an agent and a book deal you had two choices: spend a million dollars on postage cold-querying …

Writing

5 Tricks I Swear by for Making Beans More Digestible

Given that there’s a silly schoolyard rhyme about beans’ — er — musical qualities, it’s no secret that many find legumes difficult to digest. Sure, you could just avoid them altogether or save their consumption for times when stretchy pants and other bloat-friendly clothes are acceptable attire, …

Recipes

9 apps that take the frustration out of travel

Those who travel frequently know the frustration of keeping on top of work, itineraries, and personal stuff while on the go. Tracking expenses to …

Apps

9 Mindful Ways to Remain Calm When Others Are Angry

<i>When someone upsets us, this is often because they aren’t behaving according to our fantasy of how they “should” behave. The frustration, then, stems</i> …

Self-help

Pod of orcas, baby in tow, seen playing, breaching in Monterey Bay

Whale watchers in Monterey Bay were treated to a nature show Saturday by a group of playful killer whales.<p>The orcas delighted tourists by coming close to the boat, slapping their tails and vocalizing. When a young killer whale breached and flipped out of the water, the group on board let out a …

Cognitive Science

This One Thing Will Help You Keep Your Cast-Iron Skillet in Perfect Shape

I have a go-to cast-iron skillet that I love and rely on, one that I use several times a week for everything from hash to skillet pizza to seared …

Country Lifestyle

Do You Know the Difference Between a French and American Omelet?

Weekends are for omelets. Spinach omelets. Mushroom-and-cheese omelets. Whatever-herbs-are-in-the-garden omelets. But perhaps you've heard of the …

Breakfast

How to Cook Steak in the Oven

Love cooking steak at home but hate smoking up your kitchen? We’ve got the recipe for you. All you need is a great steak, a large cast-iron skillet, …

BBQ

10 Foods That Boost Liver Function & Help Detox Your Body

The liver is one of the most important organs in the body, with many vital functions from cleaning our blood of toxins, storing iron and vitamins to …

Wellness

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Meditation

Salsa Verde Corn Chip Pie Recipe

Salsa Verde Corn Chip Pie Recipe<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>auté corn in 3 tsp. hot olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes or until …

Recipes

The Surprising Anti-Aging Benefits of Fiber

F iber gets a lot of well-deserved credit for keeping the digestive system in good working order—but it does plenty more. In fact, it’s a major …

Nutrition

Crispy Parmesan-Crusted Pancakes Are My New Cauliflower Rice Obsession

Now the base of pizza crusts and tater tots, cauliflower has proven its versatility time and time again. When grated or processed into “rice,” it …

Recipes

10 Surprising Things to Do with Puff Pastry

1 of 12<p>Puff Pastry, Perfected<p>Unroll a puff pastry and prepare a side dish, entree, and (of course) a dessert that starts from the humble pantry …

Baking

Stuffed Brownie and Peanut Butter Frosting

This stuffed brownie and peanut butter frosting recipe are so chocolatey, rich and creamy! Plus, the preparation method is so easy and simple. …

Dessert

Boiling is Cool, But Here's Why You Should Be Frying Your Grains

Oh, you eat quinoa? You meal prep large batches of farro? You dabble in the world of wheat berries and millet? Genuinely, congrats. Grains are not …

Recipes

Beneficial Fats that Can Be Found in Your Foods

Our body needs protein, carbohydrates and fat to function properly. We are talking about the good fats which help in the formation of cells, …

Nutrition

The 5 Best Food Sources of Potassium and Why to Add Them in Your Diet

On February 16, 2018 by admin<p>Some consider banana as superior to the sports drinks, others considered it as nature’s energy bar. But no matter how …

Nutrition