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These are the 12 foods on our fall food bucket list (because yes, we have one of those)

There’s hardly anything about fall we can complain about. It’s arguably the most aesthetically beautiful season, it’s the time of the year when …

30+ Easy-to-Make Crazy-Delicious Taco Salads That Are Anything but Basic

For those who love Mexican food and could eat it every single day, but are trying to be just a little tad healthier, there's taco salad. We're not saying the tasty and well-seasoned dish is the healthiest lunch or dinner option out there, but it certainly packs less calories than a burrito (those …

Get Karlie Kloss's body in 2 minutes

With her toned legs, slender silhouette and washboard abs, you can certainly tell <b>Karlie Kloss</b> loves her sport. Under the watchful eye of <b>Traci …

Michael Phelps uses cupping to ease his muscle pain. What does science say?

When Michael Phelps took to the water to swim in the 4x100-meter relay Sunday, many noticed weird purple circles covering his right shoulder. The dots are the result of cupping, the latest alternative therapy elite athletes are using to try to recover faster and perform better.<p>But as with a lot of …

11 Tiny Habits That Reveal a Lot About Your Personality, According to Science

Even small behaviors can be a window into your overall approach to life.<p>There are so many actions throughout your day that go unremembered--pulling off a few sheets of toilet paper, sending a quick email to a colleague, picking up toiletries at the drugstore.<p>But these small, seemingly insignificant …

The 10 Best Fat Burning Eating Tips

If you want to get more from your diet by burning fat while feeding your muscles, here are 10 eating tips to burn more fat. Though these tips focus …

This One Habit Leads to Better Decision Making, Says Science

Fifteen to 35 percent better decision outcomes, more creative problem solving, and persistence are all benefits of this approach.<p>It's impressive how many ways we study decision making. I searched Amazon today for books on decision making: over 90,000 results. The top one is <i>The Decision Book: 50</i> …

This Is What Kim Kardashian's 1800-Calorie Diet Looks Like

Straight from Kim's nutritionist.<p>Since giving birth to Saint in December, Kim Kardashian has made her journey to get back to her pre-baby weight very public. To lose the 60+ pounds, she's working out constantly, avoiding certain foods―and documenting it all on Snapchat. It's working ("My butt and …

10 Timeless Habits That Will Change Your Life Right Now

Use these as a template for living an awesome life. The first step is to get intentional about one of them. Then the rest will follow.<p>I've had many low points in life, the lowest stemming from a divorce that led to months of recovery from depression and anxiety.<p>It was also the best thing that ever …

We asked a dietitian what you should — ​and shouldn't​ — do if you want to look and feel healthier in a week

Didn't make it through all of your fitness and diet goals in time for summer? Don't fret.<p>There are still plenty of things you can start doing now to start looking and feeling healthier.<p>Sure, you're probably not going to wake up looking like an underwear model tomorrow — but you can certainly start …

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How Your Body Reacts to No Caffiene

Here's a stat that will leave you feeling jittery: According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 90 percent of American adults consume caffeine …

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The 16 Best Summer Foods to Eat If You're Trying to Lose Weight

They're in season and delicious.<p>If you actually need to lose weight, you'd probably love a magic food that you could eat as much as you want without impacting your weight. Real talk: Anyone who claims they've discovered that is basically doling out bullshit.<p>"There is not a lot of evidence for …

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The 10 Best Fat Burning Eating Tips

If you want to get more from your diet by burning fat while feeding your muscles, here are 10 eating tips to burn more fat. Though these tips focus …

5 Grilled Sandwiches You’ll Be Eating All Summer

1<p>Summer Vegetable Panini With Lemon Aïoli and Mozzarella<p>Raw, thinly sliced vegetables give this grilled sandwich fresh flavor. You’ll know it’s ready …

Your Ultimate Guide to All Those Crazy Smoothie Ingredients

What's in YOUR blender?<p>Ever stood in line at Juice Press and realized you can't identify half the smoothie add-ins on the menu? From hemp hearts and maca to protein powder, there's no end to the number of "superfood" ingredients people are dumping into their smoothies these days.<p>“Just because you …

Lemon Ginger Detox Drink - Quiet Corner

There’s nothing more refreshing than a cool drink mixed with a few tasty ingredients that delight the taste buds. But you don’t need to drive to your …

Want to Be Smarter? Science Says Do This

If you've tried eating walnuts or working crossword puzzles to get smarter, think again.<p>We're always looking for little life hacks in hopes of improving the way our brain works. We've tried eating walnuts, solving one too many crossword puzzles, depleting our Sudoku collection, and reading …

What I Tell My Patients Who Want To Lose Belly Fat: A Hormone Expert Explains

<i>Dr. Sara Gottfried is a Harvard-trained MD, best-selling author, and leading expert on hormones. Now, she's teaming up with mindbodygreen to share</i> …

Nutrition

5 Essentials to Achieving Something More Than Happiness

Copyright: Vector Image by StockUnlimited<p>Happiness is overrated.<p>Don't get me wrong, "...life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness ..." is very quotable, it sounds great and looks great on paper -- especially when that paper happens to be the <i>Declaration of Independence</i>, which is where the phrase …

These stunning before-and-after photos show why this 30-day diet is taking Instagram by storm

Like most diets, it requires you to give up sweets and alcohol.<p>But the 30-day diet also bans weigh-ins and calorie-counting, which are the cornerstones of most weight-loss regimens.<p>Photos that people have been posting on Instagram showing their bodies before the diet and afterward tell enticing …

Fitness

9 Healthy Desserts to Cure Your Sweet Tooth

If you’ve got a mean sweet tooth, you know the struggle of trying to eat a balanced diet and wanting <i>all</i> the ice cream, all the time. While we’re all trying to cut down on processed foods and added sugar, constantly denying yourself a sugar fix is a surefire way to lose your mind—and eventually …

4 Practices to Help You Lose Fat Without Changing What You Eat

Photo: Saltwater Fit.<p><b>Does the idea of eating healthy intimidate you?</b> Do you feel overwhelmed when it comes to all the nutrition information out …

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