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This Electrifying Core and Cardio Energizer Will Shred You

​This combination of exercises will energize you, melt fat, and chisel those abs<p>If you want a workout that is going to energize you and make you break a sweat, this core and cardio combo, created by Andy Speer of The Anarchy Abs Workout, is for you. Because the exercises involved don't use heavy …

Rhubarb Granitas [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Carnage, review: Simon Amstell has made the world's first vegan comedy that's actually funny

“I have written and directed a film about veganism. I’m sorry.” This isn’t what you might expect Simon Amstell to say about his first feature-length …

Running a marathon is as traumatic for your body as having heart surgery

Although marathon runners are widely regarded as some of the healthiest people on Earth, cranking out those 26.2 miles (42 kilometers) does a number on your body. In addition to all wear and tear it puts on your muscles, bones, and heart, it can also affect your kidneys. Researchers at the Yale …

Medicine

How to Fix Drywall on an Already Painted Wall | Home Guides | SF Gate

Uneven drywall seams, popping nails, cracks or other defects can all surface after a wall is finished and painted. You can easily fix them, but you're probably going to have to re-prime the wall -- and you'll definitely have to paint it again. You use drywall joint compound for almost all drywall …

20 Yummy Vegan Protein Foods to Try at Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods + Costco

So, you’ve got this whole weekend grocery shopping thing down to a science now. You shop TJ’s for budget clean-eating pantry items, affordable wines and Champagnes. You scan Costco’s hidden perks whenever you’re buying in bulk. And you’ve mastered Whole Foods’ budget organics offering. Sometimes …

Cooking

Farm to table: A bit tricky in winter, but in high demand

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Demand driven by the farm-to-table movement knows no seasons, so farmers in colder areas of the country increasingly use greenhouses and similar structures to meet wintertime demand for local produce.<p>While crusty snow and ice covers the ground in January in Vermont, spinach …

Farming

Recipe: Vegan Slow-Cooker Chickpea Tikka Masala

Vegan Slow-Cooker Chickpea Tikka Masala<p>Serves 6 to 8; makes about 2 1/2 quarts<p><i>For the chickpeas:</i><p>1 pound dried chickpeas (requires overnight soaking), …

Thinking of starting your own business? Read these 3 books.

These reads will teach you how to handle your finances, set up systems, and manage people.<p>January 20, 2017 —If you’re considering starting your own …

Genetically Modified Apples That Won't Go Brown Will Be Sold in America

Coming to an undisclosed Midwestern supermarket near you.<p>Any fan of apples knows how quickly they change colors when cut, turning brown over time. But new genetically modified apples, produced by Okanagan Specialty Fruits with the brand name Arctic Apples, will be sold in the United States for the …

Agriculture

Call and Ask to Have the Interest Rate Reduced On Your Credit Cards

Late fees can eat into your debt repayment plan, but having a high interest rate is even worse. Yet, most of us are more likely to call and ask to …

Personal Finance

Cash-back services: Do they really work?

After several years of putting these services to the test, the verdict is in.<p>As the Cheapskate, I'm frequently asked to share my favorite money-saving tip. When I do, it's frequently met with skepticism:<p>"That sounds too good to be true."<p>"There's no such thing as a free lunch."<p>"You can't get …

Groupon

Decline of the dentist's drill? Drug helps rotten teeth regenerate, trial shows

Need for fillings could be reduced in future as study reveals natural ability of teeth to repair themselves can be enhanced using Alzheimer’s drug<p>Dentists have devised a treatment to regenerate rotten teeth that could substantially reduce the need for fillings in the future.<p>The therapy works by …

Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut and travel to the brain

WE HAVE been thinking about Parkinson’s disease all wrong. The condition may arise from damage to the gut, not the brain.<p>If the idea is correct, it …

Parkinson's Disease

Circadian rhythms and the microbiome: Disrupting daily routine of gut microbes can be bad news for whole body

This offers one pathway to explain a Pandora’s box of possible adverse health effects from aspects of modern life<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>We’ve known that bacteria live in our intestines as far back as the 1680s, when Leeuwenhoek first …

Here are 9 vegetarian recipes your meat-eating fam is sure to love

Although this is a world where carnivores and vegetarians peacefully live side by side, that doesn’t mean their tastes will always match up. If …

FORKS OVER KNIVES

This tortilla soup is full of great flavor and color!<p>Full recipe here: forksoverknives.com/recipes/tortilla-soup.

How I Struck out on Citi Prestige and AMEX Platinum Retention Offers

Good morning everyone, I hope your weekend is off to a great start. By the time you read this post, I should be in Washington, D.C. for the Boarding …

A Wholesome, Hearty Red Lentil & Red Cabbage Stew {Vegan}

This low fat and healthy vegan stew goes to prove that a dish doesn't always need meat to be full of flavour and savour. A spur of the moment dish …

Vegan

8 Reasons You Need a Cast-Iron Skillet in Your Kitchen

Every seasoned (no pun intended) home cook knows the value of keeping at least one trusty cast-iron skillet in their cook--and bake--ware arsenal. If …

Breakfast

Study Finds Vegan Blood Is 8 Times More Effective At Preventing Cancer

<b>This article was previously published on Collective Evolution.</b><p>Cancer is not just a single disease but a class of diseases characterized by …

Vitamin E

How To Have A Positive Cash Flow Income Property

Positive cash-flow is the number one most important thing when owning a rental property. Investors should make positive cash flow their priority when …

Real Estate

Vegan Pumpkin Pie Smoothie (Paleo, Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

Vegan Pumpkin Pie Smoothie (V, GF, DF): a 6 ingredient recipe for creamy, thick pumpkin pie smoothies bursting with fall flavor. Vegan, Paleo, Gluten …

Vegan

His medical bills went from $12,000 to $0. Now he's waging a 'vendetta' against overcharging

When Victor Echevarria started Remedy in July 2015, he wanted to help Americans who are overbilled for their medical care.<p>His cofounder had gone to bus stops and talked to people about their health and what was stressing them out. The answer was always about how much it costs, and Echevarria …

Health Care

How to Get Up to 5% Interest on Savings Even Though the Fed Didn’t Raise Rates

<i>This story was originally published on Money.com.</i><p>The Federal Reserve’s decision to delay an interest-rate rise yet again means savers will continue …

Metromile Raises $192 Million to Take on Car Insurance Business

Fueled with $191.5 million from billionaire Mark Cuban and other investors, Metromile Inc. is now poised to complete its journey as a full-service …

Venture Capital

Get Your Children Good and Dirty

Researchers are discovering how crucial microbes are to our health and to avoiding a range of newly common diseases. So it’s time to get dirty, eat better and stop overusing antibiotics<p>By<p>B. Brett Finlay and<p>Marie-Claire Arrieta<p>Our friend Julia moved to a small free-range pig and poultry farm when …

Microbiology