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Amazing Benefits of Sweet Potatoes (+5 Recipes)

Ahh, the sweet potato. It is the red-headed stepchild to the potato family. Those of you who enjoy potatoes, you might like to think the people who …

7 Things To Know About Buying The Right Olive Oil

<b>Get to know this healthy oil.</b><p><i>By Hannah Howard</i>, SELF<p>Photo: Romulo A Yanes<p>Olive oil is one of the world's most ancient foods and it's one of the most common cooking ingredients. In fact, there's probably a bottle sitting in your pantry right now. Right?!<p>In addition to tasting delicious, olive oil is …

Black Students Removed From Trump Rally In Georgia

The Valdosta State University students said they had no intention of disrupting Trump.<p>Dozens of black college students in Georgia said they were asked to leave a Donald Trump rally on their campus Monday for standing silently on gymnasium bleachers before the business magnate began …

This image of a Queensland model’s teeny tiny baby bump at the 36-week mark has shocked followers of her social media updates.

Former Miss Universe finalist and fitness model Chontel Duncan is due to give birth this month, but still has toned muscles and a lean frame.<p>Chontel …

How to Keep Your Hair from Thinning

Take these steps to preserve your strands as you age.<p>“Can you give me thinning hair that makes me look older?” said no woman ever to her stylist. Thick, vibrant hair is a hallmark of youth and vitality, which is why we all want it. Shampoo commercials promise us luscious locks—plus, watch any red …

Hair Care

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Got 'Schooled' On Race And White Privilege

They wanted to gain perspective by studying the work of black icons like W.E.B. Du Bois, James Baldwin and bell hooks.<p>Since the song "Thrift Shop" hit the airwaves in 2012, Macklemore has become entwined in countless conversations about race, racism and white privilege, something he's well aware …

Broccoli may reverse damage, prevent cancer in liver

URBANA, Ill., March 3 (UPI) -- Eating broccoli three to five times per week has been shown in experiments to reduce the risk for liver cancer, in …

Foods And Drinks That Energize You Just As Much As Caffeine

By: <i>Jacqueline Aizen</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Ivan Dervisevic</i><p>Still chugging those grande lattes and downing energy drinks to keep you from crashing at your desk? Well, caffeine can deliver a temporary buzz, but it won't provide the long-lasting energy your body craves. As it wears off, fatigue settles in, …

Why do cats love boxes?

My cat-lady selfie with Harlem.Amanda Macias/Business Insider<p>Happy National Love Your Pet Day!<p>Nearly 100 million cats are kept as pets in the US.<p>My temperamental calico cat, Harlem, is one of them.<p>And while she's the only one I have, she embodies many of the most common, and most perplexing, cat …

Cheesy Sweet Potato “Skillet Chili”

I think most of us really just prefer to pull out that single pot or pan when it comes to preparing dinner, don’t we? And for some reason, those …

17 Completely Awesome Party Ideas For Kids (Or Adults)

Doughnuts, dinosaurs, gnomes: these ideas are so delightful you'll want to use them for your *own* birthday party.

Chef John's Chicken French Recipe

"Chicken French has everything I love in a recipe. It's delicious and easy, frugal, yet fancy, and everyone loves it. Better yet, it has a vague, …

How to Make Carbonara Like a Pro

Carbonara is a creamy, intensely satisfying Italian dish of pasta, eggs, bacon and black pepper. Here are seven reasons to add it to your weekly …

33 Healthy Things To Eat After You Work Out

Recover with these easy recipes. Personal trainer not included.<p><i>Recipes originally appeared on Spoon University.</i><p><b>For more, like Spoon University on Facebook, pin them on Pinterest, and subscribe on YouTube.</b>

The Healthy Pasta Recipes You Want And Need

There's no reason to give up the pasta. Ever.<p>We're just going to start out by saying that yes, we know, pasta isn't exactly on the top of the list of healthy foods. It's usually made with refined flour and offers very little nutritional value (although whole wheat and wheat-alternative pastas are …

The 7-Step Morning Ritual That Will Make You Happy All Day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?<p>Research shows that being …

Nutrition for Newbies - Part 2

In part 1 of Nutrition for Newbies, Coach Thibs gave you the rundown on the big 3 macronutrients, along with some incredibly useful info on fatty …

29 Low-Carb Dinners Under 400 Calories

Potato Rolls

Combine the warm milk, 1 tablespoon of the sugar, and the yeast in a large mixing bowl and set aside until foamy, 5 to 10 minutes.<p>Lightly oil the …

Bacon, Potato, and Egg Casserole

<i>Bacon Potato, and Egg Casserole-this easy breakfast casserole is packed with bacon, potatoes, and cheese! It can be prepared ahead of time and is a</i> …

Quick and Easy Holiday Recipes

Impress your guests this holiday with some quick and easy holiday delights from the chefs at Food Network.<p>Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Roasted Pepper …

12 facts about Avocados that will surprise you

You thought you knew avocados right? You mash them up on your wheat toast every morning so you figure there can be no secrets between you. Wrong. …

Cauliflower Mash - A Delicious Low-Carb Classic

Instructions<p>Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.<p>Cut the cauliflower into florets.<br>• Boil the cauliflower in plenty of lightly …

How Leeks Can Protect You from Both Cancer & Heart Disease

The ancient Egyptians loved a vegetable that can prevent cancer, heart disease and maybe even help you sing better — and I bet, after reading all the …

Wellness

Cannellini Beans with Pancetta Spinach

I was rummaging through my pantry and fridge one evening, trying to come up with an accompaniment for the pork chops I was cooking. This dish fit the …

This Hack Makes Cooking Spaghetti Squash Stupid Easy

This frankly bland <b>squash</b> is popular for its <b>spaghetti</b><b>-</b>like strands and texture, but if you’ve never cooked <b>spaghetti squash</b> before, you might be …