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11 Eating Habits That Will Uncover Your Abs

Your six-pack solution is finally here. The video above features the essential exercises guaranteed to blast flab from your belly—no crunches …

In kids, picky eating may be warning sign for mental health problems

Children who are picky eaters may have bigger problems than a lack of a well-balanced diet. A new study finds that kids who make a habit of shunning certain foods are more likely to have symptoms of depression, anxiety and other psychiatric disorders.<p>To be counted as picky eaters, children had to …

10 Steps to a Happier Life, Backed By Research

I went through a number of great books on happiness and pulled together ten research-based tips that can help build a happier life:<p>1) Cut the small …

Happiness

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …

Gender

With a Conscience -- 'Our Mother's Daughters'

"The relationship between parents and children, but especially between mothers and daughters, is tremendously powerful, scarcely to be comprehended in any rational way." -- Joyce Carol Oates<p>I was 4. My mother, "Ma," was fighting a cold and was lying down in her bedroom, nearly asleep. I felt so …

Empathy

The Hidden Reason Why Your Relationship May Be Struggling

Maybe you've been arguing a bit more than usual or you've noticed your partner, family member, or friend has been a bit more on the "grumpy" side.<p>Because things had been going so well, you're a bit puzzled as to what has brought all this on. Maybe you've tried to talk with them about it, but what …

Happiness

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

<b>Do a Nighttime Workout</b><br>You know that sweating can help you drop pounds, but you may think that exercising too close to bedtime can keep you up at night. Luckily, that's not true; a 2013 survey from the National Sleep Foundation found that active people are 56 to 67 percent more likely to say they …

10 Secrets of Super Happy Couples | Women's Health

<b>Nurture your friends' relationships.</b><br>You might divorce-proof your own. According to researchers, the breakup of a close pal's marriage increases your odds of splitting by as much as 75 percent. "Some people may see another's divorce as permission to change their own life," says study coauthor Rose …

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<i>An easy recipe for the BEST light & fluffy classic buttermilk pancakes you’ll ever eat! They don’t taste lightened up or healthy at all!</i><p>Throughout my …

Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

Exercise 1 Plyometric Jump Squat<p>Stand with your feet slightly wider than hip width and extend your arms in front of you at shoulder height; sit back and bend your knees until your thighs are at least parallel to the floor <b>(A)</b>. Press through your heels as you push and jump into the air <b>(B)</b>. Land …

The 7 Easiest Ways Ever to Improve Your Diet

<b>Use Red Plates</b><br>Yep, you read that correctly: Your health could be determined by the color of your dinnerware. Gotta love science! Seriously, though: A study from <i>Appetite</i> found that people who eat off of red plates tend to eat less than those who eat off of red and blue. The researchers say that …

2015 Kitten Bowl: Check Out Photos of All the Adorable Players!

The AFC and NFC championship games are going down this weekend, meaning that you will soon have the answer to the question: "Which team must I …

Your 12-Month Guide to Staying on the Right Financial Track in 2015

Ah, January -- the time when we reminisce about the past year and vow to do better over the next 365 days.<p>Money, too, is never far from our minds during this season of contemplation.<p>According to a recent Fidelity study, about a third of the roughly 2,000 people who responded to the study plan to …

Personal Finance

Chocolate Coconut Snap Cookies

The elegant combination of Valrhona cocoa powder, thick coconut shavings and dark chocolate chunks make these cookies perfect for a holiday cocktail …

Dessert

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

We polled some of those insiders—people who know the business and work daily to evict pesticides, genetically modified organisms, animal cruelty, social injustice, and unhealthy foods from the food supply—to find out what they know about the dark side of "convenience" foods. Take note so you can …

How to Lose Those Last 5 Pounds Forever

<b>Beef Up Your Workouts</b><br>If you've been steadily working out and following the same schedule, your body has probably grown accustomed to the routine. Rattle your body's chain a little and kick up the intensity of your workouts to further challenge your muscles. Work out longer or harder, increase the …

3 Signs Your Relationships Are Making You Anxious & Unhappy

It's finally 2015, which means that New Year's Resolutions are now in full swing. People are focused on putting their plans into action. They're …

27 Make-Ahead Breakfasts That Are Actually Good For You

Is anyone else's healthy eating resolution getting in the way of sleeping in as long as humanly possible?

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

Divers find both black boxes from crashed AirAsia jet

Divers retrieved one black box and located the other underwater Monday from the AirAsia plane that crashed more than two weeks ago, a key development that will help investigators unravel what caused the aircraft to plummet into the Java Sea less than halfway into its flight.<p>The cockpit voice …

The Maximum Amount of Weight You Could Realistically Gain in One Day

<i>Can you recreate bar food with celery? We gave it a try:</i><p>What does 3,500 calories look like, exactly? “To get 3,500 more calories, you could eat your regular diet and then also have three glasses of wine (370 calories), two chicken wings (110 calories), some onion rings (340 calories), a portion of …

Why spices could make your January diet easier

January means a collective belt-tightening, which after a greedier December than usual I’m finding easier said than done.<p>The problem is that after all that delicious piggery, diet food is just a bit dull. It’s not surprising really – flavour is carried better by foods that have fat or sugar in …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

Indonesian searchers believe crashed AirAsia's fuselage found

PANGKALAN BUN/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian search teams believe they have found the fuselage of an AirAsia airliner that crashed in the Java Sea two weeks ago, and divers hope calmer waters on Monday will allow them to retrieve the black box flight recorders.<p>Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501 lost …

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Five New Year's Resolutions That Will Change Your Life

We all likely have many more than five goals we’d like to accomplish this year, but in keeping with the lean mentality, I’ll keep things simple and give you just five, which, if done mindfully can have dramatic ripple effects on your health, happiness and professional success—and perhaps all the …

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Wheat Belly: The Healthy Food That's Giving You Belly Fat

In his bestselling book <i>Wheat Belly</i> (published by WH parent company Rodale), cardiologist William Davis, M.D., explains that eating wheat can not only provoke a fat-storing insulin response, it also stimulates your appetite so you eat more, too. Davis is continually amazed to see "flop-over-the-belt …

16 Health And Fitness Myths You Should Definitely Stop Believing

Crunches don't ~blast~ belly fat, breakfast isn't the most important meal of the day, and you don't actually need to take your vitamins. Plus so many more things to stop believing!

Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain

The business world is abuzz with mindfulness. But perhaps you haven’t heard that the hype is backed by hard science. Recent research provides strong evidence that practicing non-judgmental, present-moment awareness (a.k.a. mindfulness) changes the brain, and it does so in ways that anyone working …

Mindfulness

How to Finally Finish (or Start) These 6 Common Home Improvement Projects

From installing a toilet to fixing a faucet, your guide to DIY home repairs<p>Thinkstock<p>September is quickly approaching, so why not use this time to tackle all those pesky home improvement projects you meant to get to this summer? With a little work, you could end up in our next list of <b>25 Manliest</b> …