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6 Keto Smoothies That Will Keep You Full for Hours

Trying the ultra-low carb weight loss diet? These portable drinks will keep your belly from rumbling.


The Secret To A Really Good (Never Mushy) One Pot Pasta

Way back in 2013, One Pot Pasta took over the internet. Were you there? Did you see it? In case you missed it, my friend Nora Singley, dreamed up a …

Country Lifestyle

Trying to Lose Weight? These 12 Tips Will Help You Naturally Feel Less Hungry

If you're trying to lose weight, you know you have to be in a healthy calorie deficit. But when you start reducing your calories, you can't help but feel hungry as you're adjusting to your new diet. Sound familiar? Not to worry. Max Lugavere, bestselling author of <b>Genius Foods</b>, has some useful …

Weight Loss

27 'healthy' habits that are actually making you gain weight


Buttery German Apple Cake

8 servings<p>This gorgeous cake was unanimously crowned the best of the best from this year’s Readers’ Choice Week recipe submissions. We love the simple method to get that professional shingled look without having to layer each individual apple slice. Make sure the butter is truly room temperature, …


Chickpea and Roasted Red Pepper Pantry Tagine

Make a hearty, vegetarian, tagine-inspired dinner in just 20 minutes with only pantry ingredients.

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Simple Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

"Simply a great-tasting and easy-to-make whole wheat bread."<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)<p>2 (.25 ounce) packages active …


J.P.'s Big Daddy Biscuits Recipe

"This recipe will produce the biggest biscuits in the history of the world! Serve these gems with butter, preserves, honey, gravy or they can also be …


5 stress-busting foods to improve your mood

Have you ever had your mood magically lifted by eating certain foods? That’s because the foods we eat day to day can have a huge impact on our mood …


The Outbound Journal

Turmeric's Benefits Are Plentiful, but What About the Negative Side Effects?

Turmeric is touted as something of a miracle spice with loads of benefits. It contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, and thanks to a primary compound found in turmeric — curcumin — it's also known to be a pain-reliever.<p>Turmeric was most commonly used in curries and golden milk in …


This Is the Absolute Best Workout to Shed Pounds — You're Welcome

We don't have to look far for incentive to go to the gym. In addition to the mental health benefits of working out, it's rewarding to feel "in shape," even if weight loss isn't our goal. Of course, many people seek workouts that burn the most fat — and burning belly fat is a common objective. If …


5 Vitamins You Should Be Taking For A Faster Metabolism

Looking for a metabolism boost to help you burn more fat and lose weight faster? The best ways to increase your metabolism naturally include simple …


This Surprising Mineral Can Counteract The Effects Of Sugar

If there’s a good versus evil in the nutrition world, it’s salt versus sugar. The two white crystals look similar on the outside but are totally …


Here's Why Old People Have A Disturbed Sleep

Why does sleep become disrupted in old age? - This question has been asked many times over in the past. A new study on the same has revealed that it …


Six of the best egg brunches

<b>Colombian eggs (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>10 min</b><br>Cook <b>5 min</b><br>Serves <b>2</b><p><b>20g unsalted butter</b><b><br>2 spring onions</b>, finely sliced on the diagonal<b><br>4 eggs</b>, beaten<b><br>1 tomato</b>, quartered, deseeded and cut into 1cm dice<b><br>Salt and black pepper</b><b><br>2 slices sourdough bread</b><b><br>1 ripe avocado</b>, cut into 5mm-thick slices<p>Melt the butter in a …


10 Reasons Your Belly Fat Isn't Going Away

Yes, stomach pudge may be stubborn, but here are a slew of research-proven ways to dump it for good.


The Outbound Journal

21 Worthless Foods a Nutritionist Will Immediately Cut From Your Diet

Want to start eating healthier and lose weight? Four nutrition experts share the red-flag foods you should avoid as part of a healthy diet.


What We Know (and Don’t Know) About How to Lose Weight

The endless array of diets that claim to help you shed pounds tend to fall into two camps: low fat or low carbohydrate. Some companies even claim that genetics can tell us which diet is better for which people.<p>A rigorous recent study sought to settle the debate, and it had results to disappoint …


The dark truth about chocolate

Grand health claims have been made about chocolate, but while it gives us pleasure, can it really be good for us?<p>Chocolate has been touted as a treatment for agitation, anaemia, angina and asthma. It has been said to awaken appetite and act as an aphrodisiac. You may have noticed we’re still on the …

Holistic Medicine

Cinema subscription service MoviePass is somehow getting even cheaper

MoviePass, the Netflix of cinemas that lets you watch a different movie in a theater every day for a monthly fee that’s cheaper than a single ticket, …


25 Romantic Recipes to Make for Someone You Love (Including Yourself) — Recipes from The Kitchn

Skip the fuss of making a fancy dinner reservation this weekend and spend the night in making a delicious meal for the ones you love.Whether it's …


18 Healthy Lunch Recipes

We put together healthy and delicious sandwiches, salads, and grain bowls that will make your brown-bag lunches seem anything but ordinary.

Healthy Eating

10 scientifically proven, healthy mood-enhancing foods. Load up on these, stay happy

Food has always been referred to as a mood enhancer. For instance, when you’re feeling low, even a bite of a chocolate bar can lift you up. While …


13 Nutritionist-Recommended Superfoods That'll Boost Your Metabolism

Although it's quite easy to indulge in all kinds of food, we all know that all grub is not created equal. For instance, superfoods aren't dubbed …


I spend $25 a week on groceries — here's what I buy and what I skip

You can't eat healthy on a budget, they said; McDonald's has a dollar menu, they said.<p>Dear 'They': I do eat a healthy, plant-based diet on a strict budget, and I prefer to feel, well, not how McDonald's makes me feel. If I can spend $25 a week on groceries and feel good doing it, so can you.<p>One …

Healthy Eating

The simple trick to making veggies deliciously flavorful

Gaz Oakley worked in professional kitchens for years before giving up meat. “I went vegan overnight after watching a speech by an activist called …


Spicy Garlic Lime Chicken Recipe

"A delightful chicken dish with a little spicy kick. Serve with rice and your favorite vegetable."<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 teaspoon salt<p>1/4 teaspoon black …

Garlic Powder

Doctors and a Nutritionist Reveal the Top Foods Responsible for Inflammation

If there's one word that's entered the public consciousness in a big way over the past few years when it comes to understanding our food choices, …