Kristen Levi

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What Nutritionists Serve at Thanksgiving

As a dietitian, people often wonder what it's like at my house at Thanksgiving. They'll ask me: Do I drink? <i>Not generally.</i> Do I make desserts? <i>Yes! Pumpkin pie and usually an apple crisp</i>. Have I tried Tofurky? <i>Yes... I cooked it one Thanksgiving when I was a part-time vegan, but I prefer turkey brined</i> …

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

Travel Photography

The Body Shapes Of The World’s Best Athletes Compared Side By Side

We’ve been fascinated with the ideal human form since ancient Greece and before, although that ideal form has been constantly changing. Perhaps …

Sculpture

Eye Opening Research: Lack of Exercise More Important Than Caloric Intake for Teens

SILVER SPRING, MD – November 19, 2013 – Recent research, which has been reported in Pediatrics, the Official Journal of the American Academy of …

Keeping it Real.

I’m not exactly the hugest Lady Gaga fan-girl, but earlier this week, she did something pretty cool. After her cover photo from “Glamour” was …

An Olympic Swimmer's History of Freediving and Spearfishing in Hawai'i

From his appearance, you couldn't tell Sonny Tanabe apart from any other older Japanese gentleman in Hawaii. But a long time ago, Sonny was a member of the U.S. Olympic team that competed in Melbourne in 1956. And since the days he dove for coins off a bridge in Hawaii, he's been an avid freediver …

Olympic Swimming

Krista Menghini Staley

How to Make Energy Bars

1 ½ lbs chopped dates<p>3 tbsp maple syrup<br>1 tsp vanilla<br>2 tsp fresh orange zest or Grand Marnier, or<br>¼ tsp orange extract<br>½ tsp sea salt<br>¼ tsp allspice<br>› tsp cardamom<br>½ c dried currants or other dried fruit<br>½ c chopped walnuts, pecans, or almonds<br>½ c of your favorite<br>granola or toasted oats<p><b>1.</b> Chop the dates …

Coconut Milk Couscous with Roasted Butternut Squash and Apples

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Place squash and apples in baking dish, and add 2 1/2 Tbs. water. Roast 
15 minutes.<p>2. Melt 3 Tbs. butter with brown sugar …

Almond Butter Oatmeal Pancakes - Peanut Butter Fingers

I hope I caught you before breakfast this morning because the Sunday morning pancakes that we just inhaled in our house are worth recreating!<p>Ryan and …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

When Christians Are Christianity's Worst Enemy

I'm a Christian. I'm proud of my faith, and I love the church. But sometimes my fellow Christians make me want to scream.<p>Like a couple days ago, when a restaurant server posted the following photo to reddit.<p>The story: The pastor was part of a large party who ate at this server's restaurant. Like …

Control the Damage From Overeating

Here's what you need to know...<p>Glycogen-depleting workouts done before a cheat meal can help counteract its detrimental effects.<br>• Eating a low-glycemic …

Trans Fats: What They Are, and Why the FDA Is Finally Banning Them

Today, just over 100 years after the advent of trans fats, the FDA has announced that it's taking the first steps toward banning them outright, …

The Truth About Eating At Night & Fat Loss

“Eat breakfast like a king, eat lunch like a prince and eat dinner like a pauper.” This maxim can be attributed to nutrition writer Adelle Davis, and …

Nutrition

Health | Yahoo Lifestyle

Wellness<p>The Cheat Sheet<p>John McCain's lived with a rare form of brain cancer for longer than many doctors expected. Here's how much time he probably …

Stereotypes

6 Food Substitutions for a Lean Belly

Dieting doesn't have to mean losing your favorite foods. Try these 6 satisfying alternatives<p>OVERVIEW<p>I consider myself a sandwich connoisseur. So when I started my diet, I was concerned about eliminating bread, along with crunchy snack foods like chips. But my 3-month stint wasn't hard time. In …

Targeted Fat Mobilization

Here's what you need to know...<p>This plan isn't for those who need to lose a ton of body fat, but for those already on the fit side looking to target …

The Secret Ingredient for Weight Loss

Does your breakfast have enough of it?<p>Weight loss is easy…until you’re staring down epically large portion sizes, a jam-packed schedule, and Pinterest feeds filled with food porn. Okay, so weight loss in the real world isn’t easy, but according to research presented yesterday at The Obesity …

Did God Really Say That?

Page 1 of 2<p>Have you ever thought God was saying something to you, but you weren't sure it was really His voice you were hearing? Have you found …

Real Purity

The clock was showing 2 a.m. when my phone began to ring. As I rolled out of bed, I looked at the caller ID: it was my best friend. At first I was …

Is America Destined to Become Like Sodom and Gomorrah?

"They parade their sin like Sodom; they do not hide it" (Is. 3:9, NIV).<p>"They not only continue to do these very things but also approve of those who …

Evangelical Christianity

10 Things Every Christian Should Know About Islam

<b>Editor’s note</b>: Click here to learn how you can partner with TGC to provide gospel resources to the Middle East and North Africa. All donations toward …

Are Tattoos Sinful?

Can we have a civil discussion about this potentially explosive issue?<p>Jefferson Bethke shares his thoughts about tattoos. What do you think?

We are Young And Free: Hillsong as you\'ve never heard them before

Young And Free is the latest musical brand to emerge from the Australian team at Hillsong. Previous years have seen the launches of Hillsong Chapel …

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