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How to train your brain to meet your weight loss goals in 2018

To many, January 1st is the start of a familiar cycle. The initial few weeks of the year, you’re a paragon of health. You make it to the gym four times a week and stick to your diet plan. But then, Valentine’s Day rolls around, and you give into the office candy jar—three times in one day. Then in …

Weight Loss

How other people's food allergies are changing what you eat

I'm standing in a space the width of an airplane aisle, staring at frying oils. It's the kitchen of the Stapleton, Colorado, location of Next Door, one of the country's most-high-profile casual restaurant companies. Until now, I've given very little thought to frying oils. But I'm on a quest for …

Organic Food: What’s Worth Your Money & What Isn’t

Organic food! Many people believe it tastes better, is more nutritious, and is generally better for you. While some, or all, of this may be true, …

Forget guitar lessons — this device will teach you how to play like a pro

If you've always wanted to play guitar like Jimi Hendrix but the idea of music lessons gives you high school band flashbacks, don't worry. There's an …

Guitar

Diabetes Can Be Reversed Naturally

"Ditch the mangoes" and "switch to artificial sweeteners" - is the dreaded advice handed out to diabetics and pre-diabetics when first diagnosed. But …

Diabetes

The Simple Trick for Cooking Way Better Rice (And No, It’s Not Washing It)

Your rice cooker wishes it could do this.<p>Just like pasta, I tend to have a bag of rice on hand at all times. When I can’t think of anything else for …

WATCH: Yikes! Your Apples Are Probably a Year Old

Fall is the season of apple orchard visits and whipping up endless batches of your famed spiced apple preserves. But did you know the doc’s favorite …

Food

The Best and Worst Times to Travel the World, Mapped

When we're planning a trip abroad, we tend to look at a lot of factors. There's the local area's weather, safety, customs, accommodation options, and …

Travel

A Little Known Tech High-Dividend Stock Yielding 9%, With Qualified Dividends

Looking for high dividend stocks in the tech world? You may have to search for quite a while - there are a few out there, but the tech sector isn't …

How a Seed Bank, Almost Lost in Syria’s War, Could Help Feed a Warming Planet

TERBOL, Lebanon — Ali Shehadeh, a seed hunter, opened the folders with the greatest of care. Inside each was a carefully dried and pressed seed pod: a sweet clover from Egypt, a wild wheat found only in northern Syria, an ancient variety of bread wheat. He had thousands of these folders stacked …

Motel 6 says its employees will no longer call immigration agents on its guests

Motel 6 says its employees in Phoenix will no longer work with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents following news reports that its workers were reporting on guests they believed were in the United States illegally.<p>In a tweet about reports first published in the Phoenix New Times, Motel …

A Few Rides at Disney World Were Damaged During the Hurricane, and They Unfortunately Can't Reopen

<i>This article originally appeared on Hello Giggles</i><p>For the last two days, Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida has been closed. This was all due to …

10 Cheap & Easy Dinners You Can Make with a Can of Tuna

Long-time a pantry staple, the can of tuna is reliable. It's there when you need it. It's inexpensive. It's packed with flavor and protein. And it's …

The 25 Must-Read Books Hitting Bookshelves This Fall

If there's one thing we can say for sure, it's that Summer always comes to an end way too quickly. The good news, though, is that along with leather jackets and knee-high boots come some of the most highly anticipated books of the year. From Jennifer Egan to Matthew Weiner (yes, <i>that</i> Matthew …

3 Easy Mexican Salsa Recipes for Healthy Snacking

Psh, there’s no need to wait until Taco Tuesday to get your fill of Mexican cuisine… In fact, we just consider that deprivation. However, when you’d …

Cooking

How the food industry is conspiring to make you fat

Approximately 40,000 products are available in an average North American supermarket.<p>Despite your best intentions, you succumb to the deals and offers that you don't really need. Hey, why not get two bags of chips for the price of one?<p>Before you know it, your shopping cart is full and that …

Agriculture

Crisp Peach Cobbler Recipe

"This recipe was inspired by one from Renee Erickson's in cookbook, 'A Boat, a Whale, and a Walrus.' It's a lot crispier than a regular cobbler, and …

Prep These Chicken & Rice Bowls Now for Lunches All Week

If you made a commitment to bring your lunch to work or school more often, the first step to success is mastering the art of meal prep. By cooking a …

Cooking

Stop What You're Doing And Make This Banana Bread Ice Cream Cake Right Now

Your life will change FOREVER.<p>3 bananas<p>¼ cup butter, melted<p>1 egg<p>½ cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>1 ½ cups flour<p>1 teaspoon baking soda<p>Pinch of salt<p>2 cups vanilla Ice cream, softened<p>2 cups chocolate ice cream, softened<p>1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).<p>2. In a bowl, mash the bananas with a fork.<p>3. Add …

A Southern-Style Peach Cobbler With a 3-Ingredient Topping

<b>Preheat the oven to 350°F.</b> Place a rack in the middle of the oven.<p><b>Prepare the fruit:</b> Prepare the fruit as necessary — wash, peel, stem, seed, slice, …

Baking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

"I reversed my Dad's type 2 diabetes in just 4 months"

Bonnie Stowell completely changed her father's diet following a shock diagnosis<p>Most of us know that eating healthily is important, but many people …

Diabetes

26 Pressure Cooker Recipes for Quick and Easy Meals

Thanks to the Instant Pot charming the aprons off home cooks everywhere (and for good reason), the humble pressure cooker is finally getting its …

If your home wifi router is on this list, it might be vulnerable to CIA hacking tools

For the past four months, WikiLeaks has been slowly publishing a series of documents that describe a plethora of hacking tools, which the anti-secrecy organization says belong to the US Central Intelligence Agency. The latest release, published June 15, is a batch of documents describing tools that …

Canada launches visa program for hiring specialized foreign talent

Canadian technology companies are greeting a new federal blueprint for hiring foreign talent with open arms – and cautious optimism.<p>The Canadian government's global skills visa program – part of its Global Skills Strategy – officially opens for business June 12. The $7.8-million, 24-month pilot …

Tiny Houses You Can Rent for the Night

If you believe less is more, it’s easy to see the appeal of the tiny-house movement: You’ll spend less money living in a tiny house, use less energy, and spend less time inside. But if you’re not ready to downsize your entire life into 200 square feet, you can rent a tiny house for the weekend, …

Hotels try to reclaim bookings from travel sites

According to the Wall St Journal, the hotel industry is trying to cut out middlemen like Priceline and Expedia that take 10-30% commissions on …

Warm arctic fuels second-warmest April on record

The warm global average last month was heavily influenced by a continuation of unusually high Arctic temperatures<p>John Upton<p>May 20, 2017 9:29pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Climate Central.<p>An unusually warm Arctic spring fueled the second-hottest April on record globally, with global …

Nephew Of Colonel Sanders Revealed The Secret Ingredients Of KFC's Fried Chicken

<i>By: Evan Jankens</i> <br>@kingofthekc<p>Whether it’s original or extra crispy, KFC is phenomenal. There are things in this world we may never know like how many …

Recipes