Maria Martinez

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This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

The Shrimpiest Shrimp Risotto That Ever Shrimped

Not for, uh, people who don’t like shrimp.<p>There is a difference between shrimp risotto and <i>this</i> shrimp risotto. Let me explain: This one is better. Let me explain further: This one uses a simple shrimp stock to cook the arborio rice (as opposed to the usual water or chicken broth), which makes the …

Seafood

Cholesterol deposits in the eyes: Symptoms and treatment

Cholesterol can deposit around the eyes to form fatty, yellowish lumps. Though they are usually harmless, these deposits sometimes signal a serious …

Medical Research

Japanese ‘Ikigai’ Philosophy Could Be the Secret Formula to a Long and Happy Life

Many of us spend our entire lives trying to achieve happiness and the perfect life balance to leave us fulfilled. So what is the key to living a full, fruitful life? In Japan, a concept called <i>ikigai</i> is central to finding one’s satisfaction and meaning in life. In fact, <i>ikigai</i> translates to “reason …

Ikigai

Little Girl Singing 'Hallelujah' Is Breathtaking

Trust us: Stop, put aside whatever it is you're doing, and watch this gorgeous performance.<p>This is Kaylee Rodgers, a 10-year-old girl with autism …

Autism

The Breathing Techniques for Anxiety That Drew Barrymore and Rachel McAdams Use

In this fast-paced world, anxiety can strike at any moment—even when nothing is causing us direct stress. It’s important to remember that you’re not …

Mindfulness

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …

4 Poses to Bolster Your Journey to Inversions

We often think only of restorative poses when pulling a bolster out for practice, but this useful prop can also help us to learn inversions like</i> …

Yoga

This Upper-Body Workout Builds Strength With Small Moves

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The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Banana Bread Recipe

This version of banana bread is the only one I make now. It is perfect - tender, flavorful, and it works every time. It isn't your typical quick …

Bloated Stomach? This Miracle Amazon Product Will Help

<b>What are your bloat-busting cure-alls? Share your wisdom with us.</b>

Amazon

Best Ever Black Forest Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>To make the cake layers:<p>Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F, generously mist three 8-inch diameter by 2-inch high cake pans with non-stick …

How to nail the ultimate European road trip

Data analyst, Randal Olson, has put together an itinerary that allows for the ultimate European road trip. Based on Business Insider’s “50 places in …

From basic to advanced: tips for posing female models

Whether you are a model choosing a pose or a photographer posing your model, this is a decision that can shape the look of the image and therefore …

Buddhism and Evil

How Do Buddhists Understand Evil and Karma?<p>Evil is a word many people use without thinking deeply about what it signifies. Comparing common ideas …

Van Gogh's five Sunflowers united for first time, as Facebook breaks gallery stalemate

For art lovers, it would be something of a holy grail: five of Van Gogh’s Sunflower paintings exhibited together, for the first time.<p>In more than a century, no curator has managed to assemble them in the same room, with the sometimes fragile works scattered around the world and too important for …

Art

Turmeric Latte Recipe

From: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2017<p>Studies on turmeric's health benefits, particularly for reducing inflammation, are preliminary but …

The Best Chocolate Cake You'll Ever Have

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease three 8-in. round cake pans. Line bottoms with waxed paper; grease paper. Dust pans with flour<p>On another sheet of waxed …

5 questions from Buddhism, Stoicism, and neuroscience that will make you emotionally stronger

When we're anxious, angry, or sad, we rarely do the smart thing. And that can seriously mess up our lives.<p>At work, in love, or pretty much anything we do, we need emotional strength to stay cool and do the right thing.<p>Now dealing with the ups and downs of feelings isn't anything new. And nor are …

This Is Probably the Most Popular Apple Cake in Germany

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Line the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan with parchment paper; set aside.<p>Peel, core, …

Put Your Shoulders in Place: Progressive Posture Alignment, Part 3

Welcome to week three of my four-week program for better posture and alignment. The focus of this week is shoulder alignment.<p>Miss a week? Click to …

24 Warm Dessert Recipes for All of Your Winter Sweets Needs

Winter is the perfect time of year to hone your baking skills. After all, there’s nothing cozier than cuddling up on the couch with a soft blanket and a tray of warm brownies, fresh from the oven. A mug of spiked hot chocolate sipped in front of the fire does the trick too, and we’d never turn our …

Dessert

Coconut Carrot Cake

<i>This coconut carrot cake with cream cheese frosting is unlike any carrot cake you've had. Lighter, more delicate, some may even say more</i> …

Joy of Baking Trailer

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