Michiel Liddell

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Here's Why Skin Conditions Need To Be Taken More Seriously

Stigmatised and under-prioritised by doctors, skin conditions can really fuck with your head as well as your body.<p>It is little known that skin conditions are the most frequent reason for people to visit a GP with a new problem. About a year and a half ago, I found myself visiting my GP with one for …

5 Fascinating Facts About Breakfast

Americans love breakfast. According to recent data, sales for breakfast items are passing those for lunch and dinner, and multiple fast food stops …

Watch How to Cook Eggs Over-Easy—Easily!

Here's a written recipe with similar step-by-step instructions to what's seen above, courtesy of <i>Breakfast: Recipes to Wake Up For</i>:<p><b>1.</b> Crack 2 eggs into a shallow dish. If you get a bit of shell in the dish, use a spoon or fork to scrape it out (it’s a lot easier than using your finger).<p><b>2.</b> Heat a …

Why You Can't Lose Weight

<b>1. You overeat healthy food.</b> Nuts, avocados, whole wheat pasta, olive oil, and dark chocolate are all natural and healthy, but they aren't void of calories. You still need to watch how much you eat of the good stuff. For example, avocado offers a ton of health benefits, but an entire fruit is over …

The Drink That Can Help You Lose More Weight

Looking to drop some pounds? Research says you should sip on THIS<p>Pressmaster/Shutterstock.com<p>You've probably already heard that sipping some tea can mean major health benefits. And then some more health benefits. Tea is a super<i>drink</i>, all right. Now, yet another report—a meta-analysis of studies, …

Do You Have These Deadly Plants at Home?

Keep your kids and pets away from these popular picks.<p>We're not saying you can't keep them. But watch pets and kids closely — they might get sick (or worse) from eating these leaves and flowers. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.

Here’s Exactly What to Eat to Achieve Any Fitness Goal

20-35 percent fat<br>50-55 percent or more from carbs<br>15-20 percent protein <br>Total daily cals: 2,500 (training 1 to 1.5 hours per day)<p><b>HERE'S HOW THAT LOOKS IN A DAY'S WORTH OF MEALS:</b><p><b>Breakfast</b><p>Overnight oatmeal with 1/2 cup rolled oats, 1 cup unsweetened almond milk, 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, 1 cup …

5 Nutrients You're Probably Not Getting Enough Of

Plus, how to get the recommended amounts of each<p><i>This article was written by Maya Dangerfield and repurposed with permission from Greatist</i>.<p>Unfortunately, the Standard American Diet, also known as "SAD," is, well, pretty sad. Over the last 100 years, the majority of Americans have gone from eating …

Nutrition

7 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

<b>Chocolate</b><br>No joke! In one study published in the journal <i>Nutrition</i>, higher chocolate consumption was associated with low abdominal fat. Study authors didn't speculate on the mechanism behind this, but previous research suggests that the antioxidants in dark chocolate may help increase your …

It Took Me 5 Years to Lose 40 Pounds Because of These Mistakes

<b>Before (1999)</b> <b><br>I Always Skipped Breakfast</b><br>I knew I needed to eat less, so I would hold off on eating until I was absolutely famished, which meant nothing until lunchtime. Not only did this slow down my metabolism, but I also ended up feeling so hungry that I ate a much bigger lunch than I normally …

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

We polled some of those insiders—people who know the business and work daily to evict pesticides, genetically modified organisms, animal cruelty, social injustice, and unhealthy foods from the food supply—to find out what they know about the dark side of "convenience" foods. Take note so you can …

The 14 Nerdiest Things We Learned About Food This Year

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: The food facts, science, and tricks we geeked out on this year.</i><p>In 2013 I came to terms with the fact that I am a food nerd. It happened in a classroom …

Kitchens

24 Hearty Chili Recipes That Are Perfect For Cold Weather

Spice up your life. Or your winter, at least.

Cooking

11 Science-Backed Ways to Boost Metabolism

Every time we eat or drink, we can thank our metabolism for converting all those calories into energy. Our size, gender, and age all factor into our …

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

7 Fast Christmas Seafood Recipes

The Feast of the Seven Fishes is an Italian Christmas Eve tradition.<p>The Feast of the Seven Fishes is an Italian Christmas Eve tradition. Here, 7 of …

16 Cookies That Can Literally Be Thrown Together At the Very Last Minute

We've all been there before.<p>Your mind is about to be blown when you find out how easy these fancy semi-homemade treats are to make. Translation: Behold the most gorgeous cookie recipes that only require a tube of store-bought dough, or few ingredients with zero effort. This piece originally …

Exactly What to Eat to Raise Your IQ 20 Points

Asprey says there are three things you need to do to eat for your IQ. Read them below—and, if you’re feeling super inspired, try the Bulletproof Diet out for yourself. New Year’s resolution, anyone?<p><b>1. Fill Up on Fat</b><br>No, this is not an invitation to stuff yourself silly with gooey peanut butter …

Forget Calories—Count These Instead to Lose Weight Fast

Proof that cals aren't the be all, end all for slimming down<p>Shutterstock<p>Calorie counting may immediately come to mind if you're trying to downsize—but cals aren't the only things you should be tracking to promote weight loss. "People are so focused on calories, but it's not just calories in, …

Does High IQ Increase the Risk of Depression and Mental Disorders?

Blame it on movies or books, but we have fallen into the habit of stereotyping. Popular culture portrays highly intelligent men and women as moody, …

Handwriting vs typing: is the pen still mightier than the keyboard?

In the past few days you may well have scribbled out a shopping list on the back of an envelope or stuck a Post-it on your desk. Perhaps you added a comment to your child’s report book or made a few quick notes during a meeting. But when did you last draft a long text by hand? How long ago did you …

The Hero of Personalized Learning

Much is emerging and still to be learned about how to effectively personalize learning for every student. The research on student learning is solid …

A Must Have Google Drive Checklist for Teachers

December 16, 2014<br>Google Drive checklist is a work realized by Neil Charlet and I learned about through a tweet from Sylvia Duckworth. Neil created …

27 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Torch Fat Today

<b>Do Cardio</b><br>Cardio is crucial for keeping your metabolism running smoothly. In one study, researchers found that cyclers increased their metabolism for 14 hours after a tough 45-minute workout. "If you do just two to three vigorous bouts of exercise per week for 45 minutes, you could lose a pound of …

7 Bold Spices That Will Liven Up Your Cooking

Life's too short to eat bland food, but chances are, your spice cabinet is filled with listless flakes and powders that do nothing to liven up your cooking. Our recommendation? Toss the paprika and generic “seasonings” and upgrade your pantry to foodie status.<p>In partnership with Toyota, we’ve …

Cookies, brownies and bars

<i>Jell-O in cookies. Who knew?</i><p><i>Use this recipe to make spritz cookies — that is, cookies you form with a cookie press — or just drop the dough by</i> …