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30 Delicious Things You Never Knew You Could Make With A Crock-Pot

Think *outside* the stew.

Who Really Needs Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Drugs

Experts agree that high blood pressure and high cholesterol increase the risk of having a heart attack. So you might think they also agree on when …

Here's Why You Stop Feeling Sleepy the Second You Get Into Bed

It's an actual sleep problem, but you can fix it.<p>You've been struggling to keep your eyes open all day, staving off yawns during your morning meetings, doing everything you can to keep from dozing off during the mid-afternoon slump, and pushing yourself to power through the end-of-day commute.<p>And …

Top 21 Superfoods to Jumpstart Your 2017 Weight Loss

Put down the chips and beer. Pick up some bone broth and pickled veggies. Your gut and physique will thank you for it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You've already coasted through the first weeks of 2017 and if you’re like many, your new year’s resolutions may be …

Nutrition

Stop Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat From Slurping Up Your Data

Hidden settings let you restrict social media apps from draining your precious LTE data<p>It’s a simple equation: More time in social media feeds + more video in them = Major mobile data drain.<p>Video is the biggest eater of your monthly mobile data allotment, yet Facebook and Twitter have new live …

Social Media

DIY Bathroom Floating Shelves

Do you love the contemporary look and feel of floating shelves…but feel intimidated by tackling such a project yourself? I want to let you in on a …

This Is The Best Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread On The Market

Because you deserve the best.<p>The supermarket shelves are overrun with bread options. There are more brands baking loaves of sandwich bread than we can keep straight, and each individual brand makes an array of different types of loaves. Options are good, but sometimes it’s just too much. It makes …

Breakfast

Home Improvements You Can Refresh Your Space With

No matter how much time and effort you put into the design and décor of your home, there will always be room for improvement. Each space and each …

How To Use Crystals For Better Sleep + 4 To Get Started With

It's no secret that sleep is an important part of a happy, healthy life. And hey, if it means longer dreams of Zac Efron, well, we want more of …

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A Beginner's Guide to the 7 Chakras and Their Meanings

Chakras. You’ve possibly heard them mentioned in yoga class. You’ve almost definitely heard the “New Age” character on TV or in a movie talk about …

5 Medicare myths, debunked!

The more you know about Medicare, the better decisions you can make related to it -- and that can improve the condition of your health and/or wallet.<p>As you get older, you'll likely become an enrollee in Medicare, and that will be a welcome benefit for you in this time of steep health care costs. …

17 Foods That Lower Cholesterol

Have you ever thought you could reduce your high cholesterol levels simply by not eating foods that contain cholesterol (like eggs)? You’re not …

Nutrition

23 Messages For Anyone Who Just Received An Anxiety Disorder Diagnosis

<i>By</i> Sarah Schuster<p>Everyone experiences anxiety. Not everyone lives with an anxiety disorder. And for those who do, getting an “official” diagnosis can be scary, confusing, intimidating — or all of the above. But just because you have an anxiety disorder doesn’t mean you simple can’t “handle” anxiety …

Houseplants To Improve Indoor Air Quality: NASA Approved!

<i>This article was republished with permission from yourhealthtube.com</i><p>Improve indoor air quality can be quite difficult, especially in winter and summer. Nowadays, there are many artificial products that are giving good results but sill natural way is the healthiest and the best way to provide indoor …

Plants

26 Genius Ways To Use Avocado

There's a whole world beyond guacamole and avocado toast, people.

Vitamin D supplements could halve risk of serious asthma attacks

Major research review suggests that people with mild or moderate asthma who take vitamin D have fewer attacks requiring hospital treament<p>Vitamin D pills can halve the risk of serious asthma attacks according to a major review of research into the impact the supplements have on the condition.<p>People …

Medical Research

These 7 Breakfasts Are Perfectly Proportioned For Weight Loss

When you're on a mission to lose weight, it's essential to have a healthy breakfast. And we love the concept of counting macros and focusing on the …

15 borderline genius home cleaning hacks you need

Cleaning hacks are popular for a reason, mostly because they make life a whole lot easier and who doesn’t want that? You don’t want to be scrubbing …

Summery Zoodle Recipes to Keep Dinner Healthy and Light

Summer means longer days, weekend getaways, grilling-season, and, of course, the introduction of so many in-season fruits and veggies that make their way into our meals. Zucchini is one of those yummy veggies that is so versatile it can even be eaten as a pasta substitute (aka zoodle). These 15 …

Avocado Recipes

These delicious recipes include gooey cheese-topped guacamole and chilled avocado soup with crab.

15 Slow Cooker Soup Recipes to Warm You Up

Once winter arrives in all of its icy glory, it’s understandable that you’ll want to burrow under the covers and solely sip soup for dinner. And after a long day at the office, it’s less than likely that you’ll be tempted to gather ingredients and start chopping. That’s why these crock pot soup …

20 Slow Cooker Meals to Cozy Up to This Fall

Crock pot cooking is the busy bee’s secret weapon for weeknight meals and cooking for a crowd. Although it’s a handy tool year-round, it’s particularly useful when temperatures drop and we start dreaming about comfort foods. Not only does it manage the cooking for you, but it keeps meals warm and …

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How To Keep Tomatoes Fresh For Longer

By Leslie Stephens<p>This trick -- which only takes 5 minutes -- may be the answer to avoiding refrigerator-chilled, flavorless tomatoes.<p>More: How to keep tomatoes fresh for longer<p>A few weeks ago, when our Test Kitchen Manager Derek was doling out tomatoes that wouldn't survive the weekend in the …

Tomatoes