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Stay away from the bread: how to eat healthily at restaurants

From ordering before your friends to skipping the olives, we reveal how to enjoy restaurant food without loading up on calories<p>One in six meals eaten by UK adults are now consumed outside of the home. It seems that for many people, restaurant food is no longer a treat, but a way of life.<p>If you eat …

Nutrition

Here's An Insanely Effective Leg Workout For Summertime Short Shorts

BuzzFeed Life asked Albert Matheny, C.S.C.S., co-founder of Soho Strength Lab in New York City, to create a 20-minute high-intensity workout that targets the lower-body.<p><b>REALNESS ANNOUNCEMENT:</b> You can and should feel great about your body and wear anything you want even if you never exercise and …

Drive-In Camping: Top Spots to Pull Up and Pitch a Tent

Driving into the woods and setting up camp only a few feet from your bumper may not have the same cache as hauling a 50-pound backpack into the …

Hiking

Top 5 Reasons to Go to Puerto Rico - RIGHT NOW

I'll admit it: I was a little late to the Puerto Rico game. Thankfully, due to Snowmageddon this year, I finally cottoned on to our cousin in the Caribbean. Now that I've drunk the Kool-Aid, I'm bound and determined to get everyone there -- if only so that when people ask me, "Where should I go for …

Packing and airport security tips

TRAVEL<p>Presentation<p>Adrian Kalvinskas of Distant Lands will offer tips on packing for your next trip, including how to get through security smoothly.<p><b>When, where:</b> 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.<p><b>Admission, info:</b> Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.<p>EUROPE<p>Workshop<p>Hostelling …

BubbleGlobe links travelers, locals for uniquely genuine outings

Could this be the website that finally gets you to book a local guide online?<p><b>Name:</b> Bubble-Globe.com<p><b>What it does:</b> It's a marketplace that connects travelers with locals for authentic experiences, guided tours and cultural activities in Paris; London; Rome; Barcelona, Spain; and New York.<p><b>What's hot:</b> …

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

In celebration of Earth Day, we set out to find the most beautiful natural attraction in each state, using input from folks who have lived in these places.<p>Can you guess which state the picture to the right is from? Follow along to find out. (They're in alphabetical order if you want to find yours …

8 Perfect Getaways with Outdoor Showers

On the scale of hotel room awesomeness, outdoor showers rank up there with killer views and private Jacuzzis (and, okay, free minibars). We don’t need to spell out why, especially after a day of ripping up waves, pounding mountain trails, zip-lining, safari-ing, or just nursing margs on the beach. …

Costa Rica

Make Over Your Digestive Metabolism with Ayurveda - Tips on Life and Love

<b>In the winter, many people feel heavy, lethargic, and emotionally drained. This comes at a time of year which, in Ayurvedic terms, is considered</b> …

16 matcha recipes for anyone green to the latest culinary craze

Matcha is the latest food craze you might not know about, but one taste and you'll be hooked.<p>This ancient, finely milled green powder has been a …

Tea

11 Exercises That Will Make Your Abs Cry

That stronger core you've always wanted? Just learn these moves and do them regularly.<p>No one doesn't want a stronger core. That's why BuzzFeed Life asked Rob Sulaver, C.S.C.S, personal trainer and founder of Bandana Training, to tell us his favorite exercises for building better abs. He came up …

10-Minute Guided Meditation for Mindful Eating

18<p>SHARES<p>For years the popular conversation about diet and weight loss has focused on what we eat and how much we eat, but it turns out the way we eat …

12 Best Recovery Fuels for Every Workout

Every seasoned dater knows that planning the perfect first date is only half the battle when you're trying to make a lasting impression. What you do …

How To Stay Calm

The ability to stay calm has long been a weird measure of manliness. In today's high-stakes, high-stress world, that's an issue. But calming the mind doesn’t have to mean switching off. I think of it as a superpower that can rewire our brains, change the way we see the world and improve our …

Meditation

DIY Protein Bars: Healthy Bars In 5 Easy Steps

It's a recurrent scene at health food stores worldwide: people parked on the protein bar aisle reading the ingredient list and macronutrient …

How To Lose Weight

The question "How do I lose weight?" gets typed into Google 110,000 or so times per month. The so-called answers that pop up are usually ridiculous …

The DASH Diet Can Help Lower High Blood Pressure, Help With Weight Loss and Amp a Healthy Lifestyle

With its emphasis on eating a variety of foods and getting the right nutrients in the proper amounts, the DASH diet can help with many health issues. …

Travel Photography -Free Tutorials and Articles

<b>A simple 4-step process for becoming a travel photographer.</b><p>I decided to put together a blueprint or guide to help people who want to get involved in …

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The 14 Foods to Consider Buying Organic

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>If you're not</i> down <i>with pesticides, these are</i> <i>the foods to buy organic -- so they're a little less</i> dirty. <i>As we head into spring, we're revisiting and updating last year's</i> …

Agriculture

6 fat-burning treadmill workouts you will love

Unless you've got the moves of the dazzling "Uptown Funk" treadmill dancer, working out on a treadmill can feel like an endless slog on a revolving belt that leads nowhere fast.<p>Which is what often happens to your motivation. In fact, in one study runners were put on treadmills immediately after an …

Here's How To Tie Anything And Everything

Knots, laces, togas, scarves — you have met your match. Bookmark this immediately.

Easy suggestions for urban homesteading projects

Eli Manning could throw a football from the intersection of the 134 and 210 freeways to the front porch farmstand at the Urban Homestead. It's a …

Eli Manning

Our Best Layer Cake Recipes

From old-fashioned chocolate layer cake to carmelized-apple spice cake to the ultimate coconut cake, choose from more than 40 of our best layer cake recipes Here, Martha's father's favorite orange-curd filled cake topped with chocolate frosting.

Gold Looted From Ancient Empire Returned to Romania

Treasure hunters' coins and bracelets shed light on ancient Romanian culture.<p>The first of what archaeologist Barbara Deppert-Lippitz calls the "most sensational finds of the last century" surfaced not in a museum but at Christie's in New York. Among more than a hundred pieces of ancient jewelry for …

Oh, Snap! Contest Targets Camera-Trapped Wildlife (Gallery)

<i>Live Science staff compiled this gallery, with information provided by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS),</i> for Live Science's Expert Voices: …