Brooke Johnson

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Crispy Potatoes Recipe

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425°F. Toss potatoes with oil, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper in a large bowl until well coated. Spread in a …

Recipes

11 things you can do in 5 minutes or less to instantly improve your health

It literally only takes 5 minutes.<p>What if you could positively improve your health and fitness in the same amount of time it takes you to skim a recap of <i>Queer Eye</i>? Okay, so you may not actually see a different number on the scale in just a few minutes (sorry!), but you <i>can</i> do something that will …

A Guide to the Anatomy of the Brain

The human brain is not only one of the most important organs in the human body; it is also the most complex. In the following tour, you will learn …

Neurology

8 vitamins and supplements that are a waste of money — and could even be dangerous

Vitamins and minerals are essential to health, but that doesn't mean megadoses will keep you out of the hospital or make you live longer. Some may be harmful. In most cases, it's preferable to get these nutrients from a balanced diet. High doses of certain vitamins and minerals may be appropriate …

21 books you need to read this spring

Spring is here and that can only mean one thing: time to shake yourself out of hibernation and bust out that spring reading.<p>But with so many great …

How to equip your car for emergencies

Take the junk out of your trunk and put this gear in instead.<p>Summer road trip season is that liberating time when we actually leave the HOV lane and drive farther than Costco. It's also a time when you need to be ready for emergencies on the road in unfamiliar or remote places. Instead of using …

The Lao-Style Coconut Milk Marinade You'll Want to Use on Any Meat

<i>The following essay, recipe, and photos are excerpted from</i> Hawker Fare: Stories & Recipes From a Refugee Chef's Isan Thai & Lao Roots <i>by James Syhabout. A word on the marinade: though it is pictured with kalbi (beef), which is how James's mom prepared it, it goes just as well with chicken. Memorize</i> …

9 Top-Rated Salmon Recipes Ready in 30 Minutes or Less

Salmon has it all -- it's simple to prepare, delicious, and healthy. It's also versatile: Bake, broil, or grill it; smoke, poach, or add it to stews; …

Sheet Pan Pancake Recipes That Will Feed a Crowd

1<p>Buttermilk<p>Serve everyone at the table a warm stack of pancakes all at once. We’ve made the breakfast favorite hassle-free by baking the batter in a …

These Are the 10 Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods to Add to Your Diet

You've probably heard a bunch about the anti-inflammatory diet by now and how having too much inflammation in the body is bad for you. It's a real enemy when it comes to putting your health at risk and creating stress. When you're inflamed, you're more likely to put on weight, feel lethargic and …

Nutrition

How to Make Salad for Dinner Like They Do in Paris

Of all the dishes French cuisine has given us, "leafy greens" might not come to mind as immediately as flaky croissants, boeuf bourguignon, or …

4 Breakfast Foods You Can Eat Non-Stop Without Gaining Weight, According To Experts

In order to lose weight you need to take in fewer calories then you burn off during exercise. Even people who never count calories are often aware of …

The Worst Nutrition Advice That Dietitians Want You to Stop Following ASAP

It seems like nutrition advice is constantly evolving. First fat was unhealthy, then it was good again. Egg yolks were deemed bad for your heart, but now we can eat them again. Some people eat a strict Paleo diet, while others forgo animal products and eat entirely plant-based. Grains, gluten, and …

Nutrition

The life and death of Homaro Cantu, the genius chef who wanted to change the world

Between 2004 and 2016, the most inventive food on the planet, possibly in history, came out of a small restaurant in downtown Chicago. At Moto, your first course was your menu itself, which was typically printed in edible ink on a giant tortilla chip. When you finished your menu, you would be …

Public Health

10 Stylish Storage Ideas for Small Bathrooms

1 of 10<p>Chic Hideaway<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Roll With It<p>3 of 10<p>Wired<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Go Big<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 10<p>Glass Act<p>Advertisement<p>6 of 10<p>Blending In<p>…

27 'healthy' habits that are actually making you gain weight

There was a period of time when people thought smoking tobacco was healthy. Experts also downplayed just how detrimental sugar is to your health, and let's not forget about the low-fat craze of the '80s and early '90s. All of this is to say: Certain once-believed "healthy" habits turned out to be …

Nutrition

How to lose underarm 'batwing' fat

<b>(CNN) —</b> Chances are, if you are a woman over 40, you are probably familiar with the term "batwings" to describe the stubborn fat and sagging skin that starts appearing under your upper arms around this age.<p>Though it's difficult to completely avoid or correct, you don't have to toss your tank tops …

Workouts

How to avoid losing your mind to Alzheimer's or dementia. Hint: Start now, says Maria Shriver

The most disturbing thing I heard recently about the prevention of Alzheimer's disease and dementia was a comment made by Maria Shriver, the former first lady of California who founded the Women's Alzheimer's Movement after discovering the disease affects twice as many women as men.<p>It would seem, …

Karl Lohnes on decor: Let the right rug floor your home

An area rug can be like artwork underfoot, but many people buy rugs that are too small or choose odd colours and patterns. The right rug adds …

Trending on Remodelista: 5 Design Ideas to Steal for Your Apartment

If you’re a renter, you don’t want to spend a lot of money on apartment upgrades that won’t be permanent. But chances are you’d like the space to …

4 Home Decor "Trends" That Are Here to Stay

When it comes to home design some things are classic (light grey walls, hardwood floors) while some trends come and go (harvest green appliances, …

Beautiful Wallpaper Trends That'll Have You Rushing to the Hardware Store

Wallpaper has slowly made a comeback onto the interior design scene, and we're actually excited about it. But make no mistake — we're not talking …

10 decorating tips to help you build your dream home on a budget

Looking to make a few easy decorative changes to your living space to achieve a more serene day-to-day experience? But without going …

To write better, edit out these filler phrases

The biggest improvement in my writing skills happened when I became an editor.Writers are often too familiar with their own ideas to spot mistakes …

The simple trick to making veggies deliciously flavorful

Gaz Oakley worked in professional kitchens for years before giving up meat. “I went vegan overnight after watching a speech by an activist called …

What Persian and Indian Women Know About Good Hair That We Don't

Impossibly glossy, long, lustrous, and unequivocally healthy-looking… We've yearned to know the deepest, juiciest secrets behind the gorgeous strands …

I Had Ridiculous Acid Reflux for a Year: Here's How I Fixed It (Without Drugs)

About six years ago, seemingly overnight, I developed a case of acid reflux so unpleasant that I felt as though lava was perpetually bubbling up into …

After Watching This, You Will Never Peel Potatoes The Same Way Again

Drop those vegetable peelers, y’all, there’s a new kitchen hack in town that’s guaranteed to change your relationship with potatoes and that dreaded …

Our consciousness will shoot through the cosmos on laser beams, says Michio Kaku

Humans are going to terraform Mars. And communicate with aliens. And merge with robots. And possibly find the key to immortality, or at least …

Singularity

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …