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13 Portion-Control Hacks Guaranteed to Prevent Overeating

Eat less, lose weight. Sounds simple enough, but it's so hard with all the delicious food surrounding us and companies pushing oversize everything. If you need help cutting down your portions, try these tricks.

How to Lose Weight Fast - The Best Weight Loss Programs For Women Between 160-210 Pounds

If you want to know how to lose weight fast and you're a woman between 160-210 pounds, I'm going to show you the guidelines to the best weight loss …

Take the long way home with 7 iconic summer drives

As gas prices fall, the road trip becomes a more affordable option for summer fun. Spend the dollars you save at the pump on an extra night at a special hotel, the perfect souvenir — or, maybe, just keep drivin'. Here are some windshield vistas that provide camera-ready scenery, as well as a …

14 Scrumptious Summer Crock Pot Recipes

There’s seriously nothing better coming home to the sweet smell of dinner waiting for you. No, you don’t have to hire a butler to make this a reality. We’re talking crock pots, the ultimate kitchen appliance when it comes to stress-free meals. If you can chop an onion and open a few cans, you can …

17 Cobblers, Crumbles, Crisps, and Buckles That Make Us Want to Eat All the Berries and Crumbs

With so many berries to choose from, why not make a cobbler, crisp, crumble, or buckle? Here are 18 so good you'll want to dig well below the crumbly top layer and polish off the whole thing.<p><b>When someone shows up to a party with a truly beautiful berry cobbler,</b> crumble, buckle, or crisp, our jaws …

Baking

Hang These Graphics on Your Fridge to Never Waste Food Again

Every year, people waste tons of food—a serious and saddening issue. If you sometimes throw out food because they’ve spoiled, these printables can …

9 Reasons You Should Eat Greek Yogurt for Dinner

2012, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved<p>FN_FN Kitchens Creamy Lemon-Pepper Orzo with Grilled Chicken.tif<p>Sure, Greek yogurt is an …

Easy Baked Chicken Egg Rolls

<i>Also served as an appetizer, these baked chicken egg rolls show up at our table, served alongside rice and veggies, as a favorite meal for our family.</i><p>…

Cooking

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

15 Weird Ice Cream Flavors That Are Anything But Vanilla

If you grew up with your parents telling you that you can’t have ice cream for dinner, they probably never thought about it including avocado, balsamic vinegar or goat cheese. There has been a true revolution in the world of ice cream, and the only rule is that there are no rules. We’ve collected a …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Pie

If You Want to Retire in the Next Five Years, Do These 9 Things Now

Time for one last push to get you where you want to be<p>By the time you hit 60, you’ve hopefully built up a significant savings balance. But even if …

Retirement

Make Your Weekday Mornings Easier: Make Muffin-Tin Eggs

A Pinterest-worthy egg breakfast that's easy enough to make on a weekday.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat</i> …

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

You're Neglecting This Body Part During Your Workouts—and It Could Be Dangerous

Use these moves to prevent poor lower-body mechanics and injury.<p>Rarely do you see a workout specifically designed for your ankles, right? But that’s crazy to me because your ankles are so, so important. The ankle joint is essentially the middleman between your foot and the rest of your body.<p>Some …

High Heels

10 free and incredibly useful Android apps that you can't get on the iPhone

But since Android lets app makers do certain things that Apple prohibits, there are a few exclusive options that stand out.<p>From launchers that make it easier to access important information straight from the home screen, to apps that help you find files buried in your phone, here are some of the …

15 Easy Crock Pot Meals You Can Prep in 20 Minutes or Less

There’s nothing like the slow cooker to make cooking easy, but during the week it can still be rough to get a home-cooked meal on the table. Happily, with only 20 minutes of prep required (or less!), these 15 recipes make crock pot cooking practically effortless. Whether you’re looking for …

How to Work Out Your Whole Body in 20 Minutes

Whether you have caftan-body ambitions or are regularly hitting the gym, one thing is clear: Workouts need to be efficient. You have people to see, …

11 Diet Expert-Approved Processed Foods

As it turns out, people in the U.S. are seriously stocking up on highly processed foods—the health saboteurs make up more than 60 percent of the …

Follow Along as These 4 Women Work to Transform Their Bodies

Strength training, FTW<p>There are so many amazing reasons to want to kickstart a healthy lifestyle, and the women below have four of them. That's why, starting today, they're participating in the #Gimme5Challenge—a five-dumbbell-move challenge presented by WomensHealthMag.com and certified strength …

How I Used Pinterest Recipes to Lose 100 Pounds

Sarah DeArmond ditched the fast food and frozen dinners to shed triple digits from her frame<p><b>Name:</b> Sarah DeArmond <b>Age:</b> 30 <b>Hometown:</b> Calera, Alabama <b>Before Weight:</b> 200 <b>After Weight:</b> 100<p>As a kid, Sarah DeArmond was teased about her weight—for being too skinny! "My metabolism must have been great, because …

Fitness

The Quiet Workout: A Killer Home Routine That Won’t Annoy Your Neighbors

Between an insane work or school schedule, a freak thunderstorm, and crowded locker rooms, exercising at home can easily trump trudging to the gym. …

Workouts

Take the #Gimme5Challenge to Strengthen Your Body with Just Five Basic Moves

So freakin' simple. So freakin' awesome.<p>Hop off the treadmill, grab a seat, and check this out: Cardio is not the most effective way to reduce body fat. Without strength training, your weight-loss efforts will simply produce a smaller version of you. Is that truly what you want? Or do you want to …

Eat These 5 Foods to Lose 5 Pounds

Easiest meal plan ever?<p>Want to lose five pounds the healthy way? All you need to do is pick up these five simple ingredients on your next trip to the grocery store and incorporate them into your daily meal plan.<p><b>1. Whole Chicken</b>Its juicy, iron-rich dark and low-fat white meats mean lots of options …

17 Super Simple Tips to Lose Weight for LIFE

Something tells us you won’t miss those extra pounds.<p><i>This article was written by Diana Kelly and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>Studies show that the simpler your diet, the easier it is to stick to over the long haul. Follow these steps to streamline your plan and shed unwanted pounds for …

Thousands of workouts from two pieces of gym gear

This will vary based on fitness goals, but for me, I'd recommend a skipping rope and a dumbbell – cheap and available everywhere. For cardio, others …

10 Great Weight Loss Foods That Are Really Easy To Prep

A good enough diet that’s realistically easy enough to stick to is 100% better than a theoretically perfect diet that’s unrealistic and won’t be …

56 Ways to Start Losing Weight Today

Consider it your ultimate weight-loss guide.<p><i>This article was republished with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't easy, and whoever tells you differently is lying. It takes commitment, hard work, and for many, a complete lifestyle makeover. But these 56 techniques will make losing …