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The One Reason Why You're Not Losing Weight is Simpler Than You'd Think

Just because you’re working your butt off in the gym, sweating profusely, gasping for oxygen, experiencing all the post-workout soreness and seeing your weight dramatically decrease, doesn’t mean you’re burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles do after a week at the gym.<p>…

Fitness

20 Doctor-Recommended Natural Remedies For Everyday Ailments

The latest surveys show that about a third of Americans now use natural or complementary medicine, and the number is growing. Fish oil is the most common natural product used for health—nearly 8% of adults take it preventively for heart health. Next in popularity are glucosamine/chondroitin, …

Health

Crazy Quilt Garden: A Revolutionary Way to Create a Tapestry of Color

My mother’s grandmother, Nettie Bailey of Dividing Creek, New Jersey, died when I was a very young child. My memories of her are sketchy and few. …

Salmon, peas and pasta = a colorful trifecta

Overview Ingredients Steps<p>Overview<p>This dish provides yet another good reason to keep a bag of green peas in your freezer. They’re as good as fresh. Not only do they make a fast side dish (say, sauteed with shallots), you can also add them to curries, frittatas and pot pies. Here, they combine with …

Recipes

9 Amazing Beauty Products We Learned About Through Word of Mouth

An arm's length of swatches, a perfectly moisturised left hand, a ridiculously perfumed jumper… take it from me—this is the standard beauty editor …

Beauty

27 Life-Changers on Amazon for Under $15

These must-have items will give your life a serious upgrade, and they all cost less than a fancy sandwich.<p>Without hyperbole, changing your life in …

This Serum Was Developed By MIT Scientists — & It's Only $28

If $28 — including the cost of shipping — seems like a suspiciously low price to pay for a serum that comes out of the finest luxury laboratories in …

The $90 Light That Kills Bacteria in Your Kitchen Forever

Cleaning is still an excellent way to rid your kitchen of bacteria, but this LED light takes germ-killing to the next level.<p>There are only so many …

20 plants for dry shade

Most gardens have some dry shade, at the foot of walls where foundations draw water from the soil, or under eaves where little rain falls. Trees also …

10 unmistakable habits of utterly authentic people

Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To …

Self-help

Itching to get digging in the garden? Fight the urge | Alys Fowler

Even if you love your spade, you must heed the soil’s needs<p>I can never get over how much the desire to see clean, neatly dug winter beds is at odds with what the soil needs. Soil always wants to be blanketed, not left bare and exposed to the elements. It wants the warmth of mulch, or the cover of a …

Gardening

Uses for Lemon Balm ~ An Incredible Herb for Sleep & More

<b>If you haven’t yet discovered lemon balm, let me introduce you to your new favorite herb</b>. There are so many wonderful uses for lemon balm!<p>Especially …

How to grow radishes | Alys Fowler

Our gardening expert on the trick to a good radish<p>The first pulling of crisp, spicy, sweet roots, slathered in cold unsalted butter, then dipped in flaky sea salt and accompanied by a glass of something white and very dry: I feel I have been dreaming about my first spring crop all winter.<p>Radishes …

Gardening

Could this planting scheme transform urban gardens?

As the editor of Gardens Illustrated, Lucy Bellamy is no stranger to providing gardeners with aspirational planting advice. But as someone with a small garden behind a terraced house in a Lincolnshire town, she is all too aware of the limits of a more humble plot. Her book, Brilliant and Wild: A …

The 13 best NYC secret bars and speakeasies, and how to find them

Hidden drinking dens are a dime a dozen in New York – if you’re in the know. Take, for example, Please Don’t Tell, accessed via a 1940s wooden phone booth inside Crif Dogs (and the only time we condone drinking and dialling). Then there’s the Blind Barber, a barbershop by day, lounge by night; …

West Village

Thursday morning ping pong: The little sport doing big things at Toronto retirement home

Up until two years ago, the last time Mildred Patterson had held a ping pong paddle was during the Second World War.<p>Then a table showed up at her …

Great little ski resorts

This ribbon of traditional Alpine villages between Mont Blanc and the Aravis is cheaper, more relaxed and feels more French than the big, glam resorts neaby. Perfect for families<p>Published: 6:00 AM<p>This unspoilt village on the doorstep of the vast Alpe d’Huez ski area offers stunning scenery, but is …

The Weird Thing That Finally Fixed My Skin

The answer was in my pantry all along.<p>Every two years, around February or March, a weird rash appears around my nose and mouth like clockwork. It’s …

Skin Care

The 14 Most Iconic New York City Bars and Restaurants

Some things never change. And some, like these establishments, never should.<p>One of the best things about New York is how it's ever-evolving—not just keeping up with the times, but defining the curve as it goes. And yet, once you've watched the last mom-and-pop left on your block be replaced by yet …

These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

Bill Clinton

How to Get Rid of Dark Spots On Your Face: Tips, Treatments & Serums

Despite best efforts to mind SPF, any time spent under the sun can take a toll on skin. After months of UV exposure, discolorations in the form of freckles, dark spots, or scars may suddenly be visible, leaving one to wonder how to get rid of dark spots. Once spotted, NYC-based skin care expert …

Recipe: You couldn’t ask for an easier party dish than prosciutto-wrapped pork tenderloins

Lean, slender pork tenderloins, about 2½ inches in diameter — not to be confused with the larger pork loin — are famous for their fine texture and …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Believe Me When I Tell You These Little-Known Facts About Color Are Fascinating

Who knew the Dutch were responsible for the prevalence of orange carrots?

What are these white spots on my skin?

White spots on the skin often occur when skin proteins or dead cells become trapped under the skin's surface. They may also occur as the result of …

Honeydew and Fennel Salad with Basil

4 servings<p>If you have a perfectly ripe melon—great! If you don’t, no worries. The salt, acid, and a bit of heat here will give life to lackluster specimens.<p>September 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup raw pistachios<p>1 fennel bulb<p>6 tablespoons olive oil<p>¼ 3-pound honeydew, rind and seeds removed, sliced ¼ inch …

Recipes