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The 6 Best Muscle-Building Foods

As you may know, your diet plays a humongous role in determining what you look like—we’re talking <i>80 percent</i> of your overall body composition. So if …

Nutrition

5 Foods That De-Bloat Your Stomach Faster Than Any Other

Ready for some sobering news? Your muffin top might be detrimental to your health. According to doctors, one of the worst places your body can store …

Nutrition

Getting Rid of Belly Fat Is Harder Than You Think — Here's How to Do It

I have this fantasy where I eat pizza and Salt & Straw Chocolate Gooey Brownie for every meal but also have abs. I'm not talking, like, a six-pack, but just some nice abdominal definition. (You'd think I'd go all out since this is a fantasy version of myself, but IDK. I'm sure there's something to …

Nutrition

We Blind Taste-Tested 5 Popular Hot Sauces, And This Was Our Favorite

We drizzle it over spaghetti, pour it over cornbread, sprinkle it over tacos, and even dribble it over scrambled eggs. Hot sauce - Southern folks …

Cooking

Quick and Easy Vegetable Soup Recipe

"A low calorie, but filling, tomato-based vegetable soup. I use fresh vegetables when in season, frozen or canned in winter."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (14 ounce) …

40 Easy, Healthy Recipes That Anyone Can Cook

A big part of feeling great is learning how to feed yourself in a way that's delicious, energizing, and stress-free. Getting into a regular cooking …

Healthy Eating

Everything You Need to Know About the Mediterranean Diet to Lose Weight, Gain Energy, and Live Longer

It seems that every other week, the Mediterranean diet is making headlines. And there’s a reason why this eating plan is touted as one of the world’s …

Nutrition

Read This and You’ll Never Want to Make Potato Salad Any Other Way

There are nearly endless ways to make potato salad. We can confirm that considering we mixed up about, oh, 73 different renditions last summer (hey, …

What to Keep Out and What to Put Away for Spring

With spring having officially started, it’s only logical that we put away our winter gear (hallelujah!) and free up some closet space for more …

Probiotics And Gut Health: 5 Important Facts Everyone Should Know

Today, health management through food is a hot topic as consumers continue to look for ways to improve their overall well-being by making changes to what they eat.<p>According to a report published by Schieberg research: “gut health” and “bloating” are some of the popular search terms when it came to …

Microbiology

5 Public-Speaking Tips From Seasoned Experts

Here's a tip you probably haven't heard: Speak so slowly that it actually feels strange.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are you most afraid of? If you're like most Americans, public speaking bothers you more than heights, bugs, snakes, enclosed spaces, flying, …

Timberland Debuts Lightweight Flyroam Hybrid Sneakerboots

<b>Brand:</b> Timberland<p><b>Models:</b> FlyRoam Go Chukka Boot, FlyRoam Trail Mixed-Media Boot, FlyRoam Go Knit Oxford, FlyRoam Leather Hiker<p><b>Key Features:</b> …

Swapping Whey Protein For This in My Diet Is What Solved My Bloating and Breakouts

The world of fitness can be overwhelming. It's filled with promises of this diet and that training style, what worked for this person and what didn't work for another. That's exactly the trap that I fell into when I started my journey. I began watching YouTube videos and following girls on …

Get ready for the spring w/ a new Char-Broil Charcoal Grill at its Amazon low: $64 shipped

Amazon is offering the Char-Broil TRU-Infrared Kettleman Charcoal Grill (22.5 Inch) for <b>$63.69 shipped</b>. Matched at Target but currently out of stock online. Regularly closer to $100, it goes for nearly $90 at Walmart right now and this is the lowest price we have ever tracked at Amazon. Rated 4+ …

This Is the Most Popular Pork Chop Recipe on Pinterest

Kitchn readers love pork chops a lot. Like, <i>a lot,</i> a lot. Since we published our tutorial on how to make tender, juicy pork chops a handful of years …

Cooking

13 Lunch Dishes from Around the World

You might be stuck at your desk looking at the same lunch you’ve eaten the past three days, dreaming about other ways to fulfill your noontime …

A Speedy Stovetop Mac & Cheese You Can Riff on Endlessly

<i>We're always looking for ways to keep weeknight cooking interesting, from quick but impressive options for weeknight entertaining to simple, satisfying meals that can be endlessly riffed on. Here, we've partnered with Hidden Valley Ranch to highlight one recipe that does both.</i><p>Pop quiz: What is the …

This Little Trick Helped Me Stop Snacking Mindlessly Throughout the Day

There's nothing inherently wrong with snacking, but too much of a good thing in anyone's diet can lead to weight gain. I've always loved snacking, but it's a habit that has caused me to pack on extra pounds in the past. Luckily, I got a hold of my snacking addiction last year, and it has helped me …

Fitness

This smokeless charcoal grill is perfect for your balcony

Portable

These surprising life secrets could help you live to 101

These secret tips will help you live to 101 - according to an expert.<p>Embarrassing Bodies presenter Doctor Dawn Harper has helped people tackle all …

Make a Chocolate Smoothie That Isn't Full of Life-Shortening Sugar

This lightly sweetened morning sipper contains only six grams added sugars—far less than what you’ll typically find at a smoothie shop. Tangy Greek …

This Is the $44 Kitchen Knife With 5,000 Amazon Reviews

If there’s one kitchen tool every cook needs, from beginners to professional chefs, it’s a fantastic knife. Few things are more frustrating than …

Country Lifestyle

How to Make Pulled Pork

Chef Sean Brock is a Carolina-barbecue scholar, too. Here, his grill-and-oven method for Carolina pulled pork, plus three key sauces.

BBQ

You Can Make These Oatmeal Protein Cookies In 20 Minutes Flat

These oatmeal cookies use Greek yogurt and protein powder to balance out the sweet stuff.<p>Switch up your go-to snack with these blueberry lemon …

This Is How All Your Favourite Chefs Make Scrambled Eggs

One of the most basic recipes everyone learns is scrambled eggs, but the truth is perfectly scrambled eggs are a lot trickier than they seem. Much …

Breakfast

The One Ingredient You Need to Cook Juicy, Flavorful Chicken Breasts Every Time

When you’re done with a jar of pickles, chances are you’re not saving that leftover juice for your future.<p>But let us tell you…that’s a big mistake. …

The 7 Best Cast-Iron Skillets You Can Buy in 2018

This definitive guide to the best cast-iron skillets of 2018 explores everything you need to know before buying your next favorite piece of cookware, …

5 Meal Prep Strategies From a Guy Who Does It For a Living

Get your oven mitts ready because these meal prep tips are on fire.<p>There are many ways to be a chef these days besides working at a restaurant. You can serve the every whim of hedge fund billionaires and pop queens. You can travel the world apprenticing with groundbreaking chefs and yoda-like …

Cooking

This Mushroom Risotto Is Extra Creamy Thanks to a Secret Ingredient

The idea that homemade risotto is time-consuming and tedious is a common misconception. Sure, it requires some love and attention in the form of …

Six of the best pho recipes

<b>Vegan pho (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>30 min</b><br>Cook <b>1 hr 10 min</b><br>Serves <b>6</b><p>For the broth<b><br>1 white onion</b>, peeled, topped and tailed, to create flat surfaces for the griddle<b><br>2 large thumbs ginger</b>, peeledandhalvedlengthways<b><br>½ daikon</b>, peeled<b><br>3.5 litres water</b> <b><br>1kg mixed root veg</b> (carrot, swede, turnip, celeriac, parsnip)<b><br>250g</b> …

Onions