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Tips to maintain an appropriate weight and healthy body

Related stories<p>Tips to maintain an appropriate weight and healthy body<br>• Catching more Zs can help you be healthy<br>• How to perform adult …

Wal-Mart Is Scared of These True Stories From Their Own Employees

Someone had to clean that<p>One night a drunk chick dropped her pants and took a piss right outside our electronics department because the guy cleaning …

Why Do I Sound So Gay?

A new documentary explores the phenomenon of the ‘gay voice,’ and why so many gay men feel shame about it. From personal experience, let me tell you: …

15 Signs Of Negative People

Lack of confidence, gloom and doom, distrust, and anxiety are a toxic cocktail mix. You probably wonder how one person can survive with all that …

The Top 10 Refreshing Cocktails to Mix Up This Weekend

This coming weekend is one of my favorite of the year. It marks the beginning of summer adventures, pool parties and refreshing drinks served in pitchers by the piping hot barbecue.<p>I live in Copenhagen now, but I spent many past Memorial Day weekends in America, staying at cheap motels by the beach …

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Top Picks for Memorial Day Cocktails

Thanks to the courageous men and women who served our country, we are fortunate to have our Memorial Day Weekends filled with fun outdoor celebrations, family get-togethers and exciting trips.<p>Whether you are going away or throwing a barbecue in your backyard, what better way to celebrate the …

The Once-A-Week, All-You-Need Abs Workout

Well, hello, crop top.<p>It's been well established that the best strength-training programs allow for some days of rest in between workouts—yet some experts say you should do abs workouts every day. That approach works if you are interested in improving the muscular endurance of your ab muscles. The …

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June 2015

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Here's What Real Healthy People Actually Eat For Lunch

In case you're looking for a healthy and tasty alternative to that sad desk salad.<p>When you eat the right kind of food at lunch, it'll help you stay full and alert throughout the afternoon. You won't be as tempted to snack, and you'll feel more energized. But healthy lunch can sometimes be a little …

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My dad asked me to eat McDonald's for 10 days. This is what happened

Genetics student Tom Spector explains why his father asked him to eat junk food for every meal - and what the effects were on his body<p>The idea was hatched on a family holiday in Brazil, two Christmases ago. My father was researching microbes in the gut, which make up as much as three pounds of our …

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The 80/20 Theory of Running

Every runner has goals: Some want to lose weight, others want to gain fitness, and still others seek to improve certain health factors. One of the …

Can a simple tea bag turn Coors Light into something worth drinking?

Peter Martino, chief executive of Annapolis-based Capital Teas, had just closed a deal with the U.S. Naval Academy for a custom tea blend and was wondering whether other schools might be interested in their own unique brand.<p>Then the epiphany hit him: “I suspected that at most colleges, people drink …

Namaste in the Bedroom

For some people, "sacred sexuality" is an oxymoron, an inherent contradiction in terms. And it's no wonder, given humanity's religiously-inspired history of making sex wrong. Yet, if you doubt the connection between sexuality and spirituality, just ask yourself: whose name is most commonly invoked …

How To Grow Every Single Herb You've Ever Wanted, Indoors

Great news, everyone. The days of throwing down $4 for a sprig of thyme are behind you. Never again will you have to fork over your last bills for some wilting basil to make a pesto, because you can grow those herbs <i>at home</i> -- yes, even if you don't have one square foot of yard to call your own. …

The Great Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on How to Do “Hugging Meditation”

“When we hug, our hearts connect and we know that we are not separate beings.”<p><i>“I embrace you with all my heart,”</i> Albert Camus wrote in his beautiful letter of gratitude to his childhood teacher shortly after winning the Nobel Prize. To embrace one another with our whole hearts is perhaps the …

No-Equipment Moves that Firm Your Glutes

Dancing at 305 Fitness—a hugely popular dance-cardio studio in New York City and Washington, D.C., complete with live deejays and party lights—isn’t …

Garden Mule Cocktail Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> The Garden Mule is a fresh take on the Moscow Mule. I muddle blueberries, cucumber, and mint and then add classic Moscow Mule ingredients: vodka, lime juice, and ginger beer. I love the beautiful purple-blue color of this refreshing summer cocktail. —Kim at Something New For</b> …

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What If ‘God’ Is a Metaphor for Energy?

This article contains opinions which may be viewed as controversial. My intention is not to offend anybody, only to explain my beliefs in theology …

8 Foods Women Should Eat + 5 Foods To Avoid For Hormonal Balance

What you eat regulates many aspects of body functioning, including the secretion of certain hormones. Your diet can actually help you maintain a …

Raw Fruit Or Fruit Juice? And 15 Other Healthy Eating Questions Answered By Gabriela Peacock

Life<p>by Grazia Author | 29 04 2015<p>Nutritionist Gabriela Peacock<p>16 Burning Questions About Your Diet Finally Answered<p>How to eat yourself to shiny hair? …

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