Maya Irena

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Recipe: Creamy Turmeric Chicken Skillet — Recipes from The Kitchn

Turmeric is the golden darling of good health. This brilliant orange-fleshed root (in the same family as ginger) is beloved for its anti-inflammatory …

Read this if you’re going through adversity

In the midst of challenging times, we often think we’re going through the worst time ever.<p>And when we’re in the middle of adversity, we think it …

3 Foods You Probably Eat That Are Dangerous For Your Brain According To Science

Seven years ago, Max Lugavere was sitting at the dinner table when he asked his mother to pass the salt. The simple request should have take a fraction of a second, but it took his mother three or four. Those were the first signs that something was wrong. Within a few months, he and his brother …

The Brain

A Dietitian Says This Is How Many Carbs You Should Be Eating Each Day to Lose Weight

Carbs are known to have a bad reputation, but the truth is they're an important and necessary component of your daily diet. On top of giving you …

5 Foods That De-Bloat Faster Than Any Other

Here's the sobering news: according to doctors, one of the worst places your body can store fat is your midsection. That stubborn section of fat …

Weight Loss

12 Hard Things You Need to Hear About Your Attitude

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the mind is your ultimate battleground. It’s the space where the greatest and fiercest conflict resides. …

5 Genius Organizing Ideas From Martha Stewart’s Gorgeous Closet

When it comes to creating (and, more importantly, maintaining) a flawless home, no one does it quite like Martha Stewart. The lifestyle entrepreneur …

Martha Stewart

Naturally deodorize small spaces in your home with *just* essential oil, a jar, and…rice

It’s usually pretty simple to air out smell issues in the sprawling, open areas of your home: Crack a window, turn on your diffuser, or light a …

Why 'juuling' has become a nightmare for school administrators

Kids' Health<p>The students wait eagerly for their teachers to turn their backs.<p>That’s their cue to reach quietly for a small, sleek device they can easily conceal in their palms. It resembles a flash drive, but instead of computer files, this device stores nicotine.<p>They take a hit, sucking on the …

Public Health

These are the plants that will actually clean up your air

No matter how clean your home is, chances are, the air’s still got a <i>little</i> somethin’ somethin’ in it that isn’t exactly *great* for your body …

Living Rooms

What home remedies can help with a runny nose?

A runny nose can be one of the most annoying symptoms of the common cold. Thankfully, there are several natural and home remedies to try.<p>In this …

Home Remedies

Thinking of taking a walk everyday? Six reasons why it's good for you

South Africa’s new president Cyril Ramaphosa has been the talk of social media with his early morning walking routine. In addition to personal walks …

High Blood Pressure

The immunity-boosting soup to make the second you start feeling sick

This year’s flu season has been the worst the US has seen in over a decade—and it’s not getting better, experts say. While everyone around you may be …

What is the average weight for women?

Knowing if your weight is within a healthy range can be beneficial. This is particularly so in the United States, where obesity is a significant …

Body Fat

When you *really* need an antibiotic—and when a natural remedy will work instead

When it comes to attacking a sickness head on, antibiotics are often the first course of action. And they truly can work wonders when used in the …

Plant-based milk vs. cow's milk: What's the difference?

Diet & Fitness<p>What a registered dietitian wants you to know about all those "milks" in the grocery store.<p>Though non-dairy milks have been around for a while, they’ve recently experienced soaring sales and enormous popularity — due, in part, to environmental concerns, dairy issues (from allergies to …

Charred Cauliflower with Garlic Tahini Sauce

1. Place a few inches of water in a large saucepot, then insert a steamer basket. Bring to a boil and then add the whole cauliflower head. Reduce …

Recipes

Trainer to Hollywood's biggest stars Harley Pasternak reveals 8 secrets to the ultimate body transformation

Trainer to the rich and famous Harley Pasternak isn't like other celebrity trainers.<p>You won't see him demanding you spend hours working up a sweat in …

The Characteristics of High Functioning Anxiety

High functioning anxiety is not a recognized mental health diagnosis. Rather, it's evolved as a catch-all term that refers to people who live with …

Anxiety

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

9 Portion Size Mistakes That Are Easy to Avoid

Do you think you are doing a good job of sticking to your healthy diet? You might be. But chances are good that you are eating too much of certain …

Chicken Breast

15 Potato Hacks You'll Wish You'd Learned A Whole Lot Sooner

Never met a potato I didn't like.

Recipes

Rice Calories Can Be Cut in Half With This Trick

A cup of white rice has about 200 calories—not insignificant, considering it’s most often used as a small part of a larger dish. But there’s an easy, …

For Your Bucket List: The Peruvian Gem That's The Next Machu Picchu

I didn’t expect to see a kangaroo in Peru, but that’s exactly what greets me in the Andean pueblo of Huamachuco. Admittedly, the marsupial is …

3 Secrets to Having a Better Morning

A morning ritual sure sounds nice (if it didn’t, you wouldn’t be reading this) but what’s the point of one? What’s it even supposed to accomplish?<p>No, …

How long does it take to build muscle with exercise?

Staying active is vital for overall health. It is also the best way to build muscle. How long it takes to grow muscle through activity varies from …

How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

NASA to create colorful artificial clouds with rocket launch

East Coast residents in the United States will have the chance to catch a colorful sky in the early hours of Sunday morning as NASA launches a sounding rocket that will create artificial red and blue clouds.<p>The clouds may be visible along the Atlantic Coast stretching from North Carolina up to New …

Hubble Space Telescope

Taste Beyond The Tongue

See Yves Saint Laurent’s Sketches From His Groundbreaking 1971 Collection

On a late January day in 1971, Yves Saint Laurent presented his spring-summer couture collection in Paris. Filled with clothing inspired by the 1940s …