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How to Calculate Your Total Daily Calorie Needs

A calorie is a unit of energy that your body uses to function and perform daily life sustaining activities.[1] The calories you eat from foods …

10 of the best hotel, B&Bs and apartments in Athens

Greece’s economy may still be in the doldrums, but Athens’ arts scene and nightlife are flourishing. Combine that with a wave of new affordable places to stay and the capital is no longer just a gateway to the Greek islands<p>The Zillers<p>In July 2016, Athens cathedral emerged gleaming from its dusty …

European Travel

Friendship – A Valuable Lesson Not Taught in School - Pt. 1

Why 'Hamilton' became a phenomenon

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> It may be a historic weekend at the Tony Awards as "Hamilton" attempts to become the most award winning musical in Broadway history, but the show wasn't always a phenomenon.<p>Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda first planted the seeds of the show at the White House's poetry jam in 2009.<p>Before …

Alexander Hamilton

10 Last-Minute Summer Vacation Deals

Pool parties, wellness trips, and beach getaways may come cheaper than you think.<p>Summer travel season is upon us, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late …

Palm Springs

11 Easy One-Pan Meals That Make Late-Night Cooking a Breeze - One Green Planet

Cue scene: you’ve just had a busy day. It could be that you worked a long day, you were in school from morning until evening, or maybe today’s the …

Enchilada Casserole

It's safe to say we have devoted considerable time to thinking about enchiladas. Rolling up spicy meats in lightly fried tortillas and dousing them …

Cooking

Do You Have Religion or a Relationship With God?

I can't begin to count how many messages and emails I've received from people telling me the reason I'm gay is because I didn't do God <i>the right way</i>. "You had religion, but not a relationship," some tell me, or "You were never really a Christian in the first place." They spout religious rhetoric and …

Faith

3-Minute Plank Challenge

Planking has become one of the most popular "core" exercise known in the fitness industry. And as many of you might have noticed, it requires a lot of upper body strength, especially in the shoulders, abdomen, back and arms. Let's be clear. The plank should actually utilize every muscle in the …

Workouts

11 Surprising Ways to Use TRX for Yoga

We already know that a TRX (short for total-body resistance exercise) suspension trainer is an effective tool for bodyweight moves. But did you know …

Workouts

This 30-Day Challenge Will Turn You Into A Morning Workout Person

For a lot of us, the only exercise we get in the morning is the wild flailing to pull ourselves out of bed, the stumble across the room to turn off …

How to eat optimally for cycling as you grow older

Your body changes over time, and so do your nutritional needs. The major age-related changes that may affect nutritional requirements include a …

15 Things You Should Know About Working Out During Ramadan

Don't worry; it's do-able.<p><i>BuzzFeed Health talked to registered dietitian Shireen Hakim, M.S., M.P.H., and John Berardi, Ph.D., author of Intermittent Fasting and founder of Precision Nutrition, about the ins and outs of exercising while fasting for Ramadan. Be sure to talk to your doctor before</i> …

What Kitchen Style Best Suits Your Design Taste?

Determining a personal style for any room is a balance of performance and aesthetics, but in a laboring room like the kitchen, the relationship …

Kitchens

10 Favorites: Architects’ Budget Kitchen Countertop Picks

When we reached out to members of our Architect/Designer Directory to take an informal poll on the best countertop picks for budget projects, we …

Home Improvement

The 10 garden flowers that can sell your property

Roasted Pepper and Spicy Sausage Grilled Pizza Recipe - Chowhound

1<p>Heat half of a gas or charcoal grill to high (about 400°F) and the other half to low (about 300°F). Divide dough in 1/2 and roll into 2 rounds about …

Gluten Free Banana Bread - Quiet Corner

Gluten Free Banana Bread Recipe<p>Enjoy this delicious Gluten Free Banana Bread with gluten-free flour<p>INGREDIENTS:<p>½ cup butter<br>• 1½ cups sugar<br>• 2 cups …

How To Stock Your Pantry Like An Adult

Growing up tastes good<p>I stared deeply into my first blank pantry, like into a locker on the first day of school. But instead of fleshing the skeleton of shelves out with posters, I’d fill it with food. This used to be a task for my parents. A battle between mom and dad would rage in our kitchen …

Asparagus and Lemon Risotto

<b>Prep time:</b> 40 minutes<p><b>Cooking time:</b> 15 minutes <b></b><p><b>What You’ll Need:</b><p>3 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 2 shallots, chopped<br>• 1 clove garlic, finely chopped<br>• 1 stick of …

Italian Food

6 things you can do with turmeric, the Indian spice everyone is Googling

Millions of Americans are wondering what to do with turmeric.<p>That's according to Google's annual Food Trends report, which analyzes patterns in …

No-bake blueberry cheesecake - Recipes

1<p>Whiz the shortbread in a food processor until finely ground. Add butter and whiz to combine. Press into a 35cm x 11cm tart pan and chill for 15 …

Here's What Happens When You Combine Alfredo, Chicken, And Bacon

ALL THE EMOTIONS!<p>Servings: 1<p>8 lasagne noodles<p>2 cups cooked, shredded chicken<p>1 lb bacon, cooked and crumbled<p>8 oz shredded mozzarella<p>Garlic Alfredo Sauce<p>1 Tsp garlic powder<p>½ tsp garlic, minced<p>2 cups heavy whipping cream<p>Pepper<p>Salt<p>Pepper<p>1 cup grated parmesan cheese<p>½ cup butter<p>1. Preheat oven to 350ºF/ …

22 Things You Need to Eat by the End of Summer

Summer produce is in full swing, and we couldn't be happier. Even if we don't want to spend a ton of time over a hot stove when it's warm out, we …

Food

5 Japanese-Inspired Foods Your Body Will Thank You For Eating

It’s about tradition, not trends. In Japanese culture, the primary focus has always been on prevention rather than treatment.<p>You can fill your …

18 Vegan Paleo Recipes So Good You Might Convert

You’d think vegan and paleo sort of cancel each other out, with paleo diet recipes emphasizing grass-fed meats and free-range eggs and vegans avoiding all animal products. But when you think about what our “ancestors” probably <i>really</i> ate, it must have been a very plant-based diet. So, what <i>does</i> an …

Healthy Eating

This California House Has a Full Luxury Resort in Its Backyard

Resorts are the ultimate escape; a place to be fully pampered in luxury while remaining entirely free from the constraints of daily life. The only …

Luxury Resorts

Where to Stay in Bali: 5 Dream-Inducing Luxury Hideaways

“Bali’s changed beyond recognition,” many locals and expats will tell you. And it’s true. Since the 2010 release of feel-good feature film <i>Eat Pray Love</i> starring Julia Roberts, based on Elizabeth Gilbert’s best-selling memoir in which she swaps her frantic Manhattan lifestyle for a journey across …

Asia Travel
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