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Taste Beyond The Tongue

How to quit sugar for good

Ever wonder why everyone’s all heart-eyed about sugar? The reason is simple: It tastes good. “It’s a comfort flavor for human beings,” Karmeen Kulkarni, director of global scientific affairs in diabetes care for Abbott, told Fox News. But beyond making your taste buds go wild, it doesn’t do much …

Gnocchetti with Broccoli & Bacon Sauce – Italian Recipe

<b>Gnocchetti with Broccoli & Bacon Sauce</b><p>Serves 6<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>450 g/1 lb broccoli florets<br>• 4 tbsps. olive oil<br>• 50 g/2 oz. / ½ cup finely chopped smoked bacon …

Italian Food

Meal Prep: Get Through The Week With A Magic Green Sauce

It's going to be a delicious week.<p><i>Every week we bring you Meal Prep to help you lay out healthy weekly meals. Do your shopping, spend a few hours cooking on the weekend, and enjoy the fruits of your labor all week long. A lot of thought goes into curating them, ensuring there’s a good balance of</i> …

25 Cheat Sheets That Make Cooking Healthier Less Of A Freaking Chore

Proof that cooking a little healthier can be pretty simple and damn tasty.

10 Things I Learned From Prepping All My Meals on a Sunday

Save both money and time<p>I’m someone who really enjoys eating out. I love trying new restaurants. And I’ve realized that’s where all my money goes. …

Personal Finance

I learned more from 5 days without sugar than in 20 years of dieting

In 2015, I started trying to be more conscious of the way different foods make my body feel. I’ve always been anti-diet but like many women have fallen prey to popular diet fads at different times in my life. As time passed and I’ve become more aware of various forms of "food hangovers,” I decided …

Nutrition

13 slow cooker Thanksgiving recipes so you can set it, forget it and work on other dishes

The key to cooking a successful Thanksgiving feast? A slow cooker.<p>While your oven and stovetop are probably crowded with holiday meats and sides, you …

Cooking

How To Make Corn Casserole For Thanksgiving 2016: An Easy Recipe Anyone Can Cook And Serve

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and this means it is time to start planning the yearly Thanksgiving dinner menu.<p>You may be lucky and have the meal …

6 Tips for Yoga Beginners Who Want to Start a Practice

Yoga is quickly spreading across America, and the whole world for that matter, as an alternative method for dealing with stress, tension, and pressurizing environment. This ancient technique of mindful movements is quickly becoming the newest trend in self-help, self-motivation, and general …

2-INGREDIENT COLON CLEANSING MIXTURE TO FLUSH OUT FECAL WASTE FROM YOUR GUT

Due to many years of faulty eating—poor choices of food, poor eating habits and wrong food combination—the small intestines have become somewhat …

8 Best Foods for Glowing Skin

A healthy, glowing complexion is something that all of us wish for. Having a healthy, glowing appearance without the use of makeup doesn’t have to be …

This Is What You Should Be Eating to Be a Happier Person

Eating fruits and veggies on the reg is one of the most commonly heard pieces of healthy eating advice. The benefits for your overall health are unquestionable, since they contain many of the important nutrients you need to stay feeling your best. There are tons of ways to eat them — even if you …

7 Lunches That Follow the Perfect Formula For Weight Loss

Are takeout lunches getting in the way of your weight-loss goals? Not sure what to eat midday? Let's break down exactly what you should be eating at lunchtime: macro expert and nutrition coach Carrie McMahon showed us recipes that don't eliminate <i>anything</i> yet still help your body lose weight.<p>"For …

5 Easy Dim Sum Recipes That You Can Make At Home

What is success to you?<p>To some, when they think of success, they imagine wealth. Others want power. Some just want to make a positive impact on the …

Motivation

8 Must-Make Carrot Recipes For Spring

Sweet and crunchy, carrots are a delicious sign of spring. They're also one of the most versatile veggies in the kitchen: you can snack on them raw, roast them for a side dish, purée them into a soup, shred them into a salad or bake them into muffins and cake.<p><b>1. French Grated Carrot Salad with</b> …

Shakshuka Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Store Eggs<p>Eggs should keep a consistent and low temperature. This is best achieved by placing their carton in the center of your fridge. …

The Best Foods & Supplements For A Healthy Gut: A Doctor Explains

<i>Amy Shah, MD, an Ivy League-trained, double board certified physician, is one of the few doctors who masterfully integrates mainstream medicine with</i> …

How to Reduce Tummy Fat - Get a Flat Belly Fast

If you have ever gone through a weight loss program to reduce tummy fat, you will know how difficult it is to get rid of belly fat. Despite diet and …

Oatmeal Water Diet: What is it and How Can it Help You Lose Weight

When you’re planning to lose weight, there is no better food than oatmeal. Not only does it reinvigorate you, it also suppresses hunger and revs up …

11 Workouts For When You REALLY Don't Want to Work Out

Let's be honest: no one want to work out ALL the time. Okay, maybe some of you do (seriously, go you!), but for the vast majority of us, we all have days where we don't even want to get out of bed. Whether you're sick, sore, feeling lazy, in need of a rest day, or just incredibly unmotivated, …

When Will Our Meat-Filled Diets Go Post-Animal?

We can’t sustain the number of animals it takes to feed the planet. But soon we will be able to grow as much meat as we want—without the animals involved at all.<p>The hamburger is a nearly complete reflection of America through the 20th century.<p>Popularized by White Castle and McDonald’s, burgers only …

How to Speed Up Metabolism & Melt More Fat In Less Time.

If you are trying to burn fat, without a doubt, the most efficient way to accelerate this process is by changing the metabolism. The faster and more …

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

17 Charts To Help You Eat Healthy

Everything you need to know from cutting out sugar to building a salad that doesn't suck.

17 Recipes to Make on Your Next Date Night (With the Fruit)

Dates? We've got 'em by the dozen.<p><b>Dates are often referred to</b> as nature's candy, and it's no wonder: We'd eat the sweet, chewy, and supremely snackable fruit by the handful any day. We love adding one or two pitted dates to our morning smoothies and have reinvented the cinnamon bun with zero …

Recipes

The 'know thyself' weight loss resolution

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every year at my parochial elementary school, the students were conscripted into selling chocolate bars as a fundraiser, not unlike how Girl Scouts sell cookies to raise money for their local troop.<p>The sales were meant to subsidize my cash-strapped school and fund basic supplies, books and …

A 5-Minute Exercise That Will Boost Your Mood

Try these guaranteed mood boosters, created by game designer Jane McGonigal, PhD, author of the forthcoming book Superbetter.<p><i>On left: Positive emotions, On right: Negative emotions</i><p>Look over the emotional states above and on a separate piece of paper write down any you've felt in the past 24 hours. …

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …