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How to Boost Your Metabolism (Without Hitting the Gym)

In theory, understanding metabolism should be simple: The higher your metabolic rate, the more calories your body burns when performing chemical …

Wellness

The Surprising Speed of Om: Meditation Benefits Your Body Surprisingly Fast

Studies have suggested that meditation promotes brain activity, boosts the immune system, helps with insomnia, reduces pain, and increases the …

Mindfulness

Cleaning Secret Weapon: 6 Ways to Use Hydrogen Peroxide

You already know hydrogen peroxide comes in handy for cleaning up cuts and scrapes and even for whitening your teeth, but there's a lot more to it …

10 Women With Tons Of Energy Reveal Exactly What They Eat All Day To Feel So Energized

It's tempting to sip a sugary latte in the morning or grab a candy bar when you hit a midday slump. While those sweet treats can give you a quick boost, you'll usually end up crashing—and craving even <i>more</i> sweets. But the right foods can keep you feeling energized all day, without all the ups and …

Health

Keep It Clean at Every Meal With These Recipes

Following a meal plan to learn the basics of eating clean is a great way to jump-start your healthy life. But when the plan ends, you're going to need some extra recipes to keep your new habits going, especially if you commit to eating the 80/20 way. Just to review: that's eating clean 80 percent …

4 Exercise Machines That Help Burn Fat And Build Muscle

If you’re a fan of the exercise machines at your gym, you might put more thought into how to time your visit so there’s actually one free than to …

Cardiovascular System

Tortilla Casserole Recipe

Recipe by: SLOcook<p>"This a great overnight brunch casserole when you have a house full of holiday guests! Serve with salsa and sour …

Cooking

Low carb diet versus low fat diet: Which is better?

And which is safer?<p>A new study has stepped in to settle the age old diet debate: low carb or low fat – which is the better diet?<p>Doctors at the Mayo …

How to eat, drink, be merry, and not put on weight this Christmas

The festive season is upon us again, and with it comes celebrations, good times, general merriment all round ... and a good deal of worrying about waistlines.<p>Here's my strategy for negotiating Christmas and New Year without moving up notches on your favourite belt.<p>Three simple rules to keep you …

Eating a Piece of This Chocolate Every Day Could Make You Look Younger

Forget all preconceived notions of chocolate being bad for your skin. Rather than triggering a breakout, the scientists behind Esthechoc have …

5 foods to fight a bloated belly

The dreaded belly bloat — we all experience it from time to time, but the holiday season can be especially cruel. We run ourselves ragged, forget to drink enough water and wind up eating on the go, instead of taking the time to prepare healthy meals.<p>Oddly enough, even healthy foods like cruciferous …

These Are All the Ways Alton Brown Makes (Perfect) Eggs

It's no secret that Alton Brown has amazing recipes. And when it comes to cooking eggs, he's your go-to source for mastering the perfect techniques for scrambled, poached, over easy — you name it. If you've long been searching for a comprehensive guide to all things eggs, consider this breakdown of …