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One-month sugar detox: A nutritionist explains how and why

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you've read about the latest wellness trends, you may have entertained the idea of a diet detox.<p>But whether you've considered juicing, fasting or cleansing in an effort to lose weight or improve your well-being, you're probably aware that drastically cutting out foods is not effective as …

Nutrition

Grocery lists for type 2 diabetes: What to buy and what to avoid

Diabetes is best managed by being mindful of carbohydrate intake, eating smaller meals regularly, and choosing nutrient dense, healthful …

Diet secrets from the world’s healthiest countries

Want to live a long, healthy life? Move to South Korea.<p>In a study from Imperial College London, published in the journal the Lancet in late February, …

Green Chile Pork Stew Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat broiler. Cut tomatillos into large chunks; set aside.<p>Step 2<p>Broil peppers on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet 5 inches …

Country Lifestyle

Trump is promising big changes at the FDA — here's how drugs are approved today

At least one of President Trump's possible picks to head the Food and Drug Administration has a radical idea for when drugs should come to market.<p>Jim O'Neill, managing director at Mithril Capital, has said that he is in favor of approving drugs that are proven to be safe, even before they're shown …

Homemade dumplings in 5 simple steps

Dumplings are as fun to make as they are to eat, which is a good thing for those of us not satisfied with the usual six or eight pieces served at restaurants and takeout joints. Making dumplings at home means you can eat as many as you can make.<p>That's cause for a celebration. A dumpling party can …

13 slow-cooker recipes that make eating healthy easier

When we think of slow-cooker food, hearty chili, fall-off-the-bone tender short rib and beefy stews come to mind. Not exactly "light" and "healthy."<p>But the slow cooker is so convenient! How great would it be if it could make eating healthy easier?<p>Oh, wait. It can.<p>By choosing lean cuts of meat, …

20 Cheap Dinner Ideas That Won't Break The Bank

All affordable, all delicious.<p><b>We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to share their go-to cheap dinner recipes. Here's what they said — along with a bunch of our own weeknight favorites!</b>

Cooking

10 Netflix lifehacks everyone should know

This one might only apply to users that want a little bit more privacy than Netflix affords by default, but it’s absolutely possible to wipe your viewing history from your account. Whether you want to clear it all out or just remove certain items, it’s a simple process.<p>Pop back into your Netflix …

Lifehacks

5 European Destinations You Can See in a Weekend

New year, new travel plans to be made. With five more long weekends coming up this year, why not plan a European getaway? Take a six- to eight-hour …

You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in Canada With This $397 Train Trip

Thanks to its massive windows, you can fall asleep under a sky full of stars on this train.<p>After you've checked this $213 scenic train trip from San Francisco to New York off your bucket list, the next voyage you should book is this inexpensive locomotive adventure across our neighbor to the north, …

5 Things Science Learned About Happiness Last Year | Inc.com

With its constant drip of celebrity deaths, grisly headlines, and political disappointments, 2016 was pretty much no one's idea of a banner year for happiness. But that doesn't mean the year just past was a complete wash when it comes to increasing human flourishing.<p>While most of us were struggling …

Happiness

Apple cider vinegar helps blood sugar, body fat, studies say

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I've seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff.<p>Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

Nutrition

3 recipes that will make you love your slow cooker again

<i>Editor's note: This story was originally published Dec. 12, 2016. We're bringing it back because we still love slow-cooker dishes.</i><p>Slow Cooker Mustard …

Big Pharma Just Had a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week of Job Cuts

Nearly a half dozen pharma giants are ending the year on a sour note—at least for their workers.<p>Five massive companies that hold a combined market …

Why You Should Crack an Egg Into Your Coffee Grounds

I remember watching my grandmother make us <b>egg coffee</b> when we’d visit her summertime cabin home on the orange-tinged shores of Lake Esquagama, Minnesota. She’d crack an egg into a small bowl and beat it until thoroughly blended, then mix the egg into dry coffee grounds (we were a Hills Bros. family, …

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

Entertainment

Planning on going it alone? New survey says solo travel will be the key trend of 2017

A recent survey has examined travellers’ predictions for 2017 with some interesting results. BookYogaRetreats.com surveyed more than 300 travellers to try and get an insight into what kind of trends we can expect to see in the next year.<p>The rise and rise of solo travel is continuing. with 51% of …

25 reasons why your next holiday should be a cruise

I have recently returned from a cruise where I was one of 62 passengers on board a small ship. Fellow cruisers included a pair of young honeymooners from San Francisco, an Israeli couple taking a break between university and their first jobs, two backpackers – both travelling independently around …

Classes, Tours & Workshops

Featured Articles<p>Every Jim Cline Photo Tour is designed to get participants into unique, engaging locations at the optimum times for photography,…<p>If …

5 tips for making sublime iced coffee at home

“Large iced coffee, extra half-and-half and nine sugars!”<p>When the barista at my favorite coffee shop called out that order one day, I actually …

America's Best Cities for Fall Travel

The leaves start turning early in the resort towns outside Denver, but the city’s foliage takes center stage during October, when you can see it …