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DIY - Adirondack Chair and Table - Quiet Corner

It’s a good thing that so many plastic patio chairs are designed to stack, and the aluminum ones fold up flat. That means we can get them put away …

How to Make an Easy DIY Birdhouse - Quiet Corner

Want to see how a small shopping list can yield big results? Make this DIY birdhouse from a single pine board!<p><b>Tools</b><p>Miter saw (or handsaw with miter …

DIY Tutorials Archives - Page 3 of 6 - Quiet Corner

The project is nothing to get stressed about. In a mere weekend, you can fountain-ize most any leftover garden ornament, turning it […]<p>1 year …

DIY Tutorials Archives - Page 5 of 6 - Quiet Corner

Nowadays people are more obsessed with oral hygiene than they ever were before. Unfortunately, many of these same people live lifestyles that […]<p>1 …

3 New Breakfast Rules You Should Follow, According to an RD

Use these simple strategies to make your most important meal of the day even healthier.<p>You've heard the old saying, "Breakfast is the most important …

These Are the Best Exercises for Anxiety and Depression

Your body plays a bigger role in your mental health than you might think.<p>If you suffer from depression or anxiety, your workout can play a key role …

Here's What You Should Eat For Breakfast This Week

Makes enough for breakfast all week!<p>Makes 9 pop tarts<p>recipe by Christine Byrne<p><b>INGREDIENTS<br>For the filling:</b><p>1 pint strawberries, hulled and halved<p>2 cups pomegranate juice<p>2 tablespoons honey<p><b>For the pastry:</b><p>2 cups white whole wheat flour<p>1 tablespoon sugar<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, …

14 Ham and Lamb Recipes for Your Best Easter Dinner Yet

The reasons so many of us sit down to a lamb or ham roast on Easter Sunday are widely divergent: Eating lamb on Easter is a custom that's steeped in Christian religious symbology, while the ham tradition can be traced back to practical pre-refrigeration matters of seasonality and storage. …

Eating Right Can Save the World

“Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are.” That’s what the French lawyer Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, who happened to have a deep love of gastronomy, wrote in 1825. A century later, a diet-hawking American nutritionist named Victor Lindlahr rendered it as: “You are what you eat.” I …

9 Ways Spring Makes You Lose Weight Without Even Trying

In case there's any question as to which season is THE ABSOLUTE BEST.<p>Spring <i>seems</i> like the best thing ever — all the showers and flowers — and it actually is, because the season actually magically makes you lose weight. You can't argue with these facts, actual proof that spring is all the things:<p><b>1.</b></b> …

The Elimination Diet: A 60 Day Protocol to Uncover Food Intolerances, Heal the Gut, and Feel Amazing with Dr. Will Cole - mindbodygreen

A 60-Day Protocol to Uncover Food Intolerances, Heal the Gut & Feel Amazing<p>$19.99 USD<p>Direction on what and how to eat to take control of your health<br>• A …

The Best Time to Eat Dessert

Spoiler alert: It's not after dinner<p>I <i>wish</i> I could be one of those chic women who "never crave sweets" and find total satisfaction in, like, a …

How to Go Vegan and Still Gain Muscle

<b>How to Go Vegan and Still Gain Muscle</b>If you’re looking to hop on the vegan bandwagon, don’t fret. There are plenty of deliciously healthy …

Healthy eating and energy: timing can everything, wellness expert says

<b>The Wellness Column represents the point of view and opinions of the interviewees. Those opinions are not necessarily those of the CBC or the YMCA of</b> …

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Oprah Winfrey's 5 go-to diet tricks for weight loss

When Oprah Winfrey announced her partnership and decision to invest in Weight Watchers, the company saw a 20 percent increase in shares. She's since lost 26 pounds — all while continuing to (gasp) eat bread.<p>Last night on a live Web-call exclusively for Weight Watchers members, the 62-year-old …

9 Excuses to Eat Tortillas at Breakfast

Fact: Tortillas make breakfast approximately one zillion times better.<p>We're convinced tortillas are their own essential food group. We try to get them in the mix at every meal, whether we're shoveling nachos or keeping it classy with queso fundido. But we mostly want to wake up next to these 9 …

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8 Brain Foods You Should Be Eating

Chances are, you purposely ate something today that you know is heart-healthy, but did you think about consuming some foods that are good for your …

Around the World in 50 Amazing Gardens

From Austria to New Zealand, the globe is full of beautiful blooms and unique landscaping styles.<p>From Austria to New Zealand, the globe is full of beautiful blooms and unique landscaping styles.

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How to Lose Hip Fat

Hips and thighs are a common storage place excess fat, especially for women. While it may be tempting to try to "spot treat" that area, it's not a …

Nutrition

Are Meal Replacement Shakes Actually Useful?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I have a coworker who <i>swears</i> by Shakeology’s meal replacement shakes. I was shocked to see that a thirty-serving container was $130! …

Nutrition

The slow cooker is overrated. There, I said it!

I admit it, I'm no Nora Ephron. But since she was a great cook and a smart gal in her own right, I feel Nora would agree when I paraphrase one of her best lines from “When Harry Met Sally”: Slow cookers are the worst kind—they're high maintenance but they think they're low maintenance.<p>What? How can …

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Here's Exactly What 9 Nutritionists Eat For Breakfast

Breakfast might just become your favorite meal of the day.<p>From eggs to oats to super green smoothies, nutritionists enjoy all kinds of healthy (and tasty) eats for their morning meal. The one thing the meals have in common? They exist.<p>Whether you consider breakfast the most important meal of the …

7 Food Nutrients that Promote Optimum Health

Many people take multivitamins, calcium or fish oil to help ensure that they get the essential vitamins they need. That said, the majority of people …

50 Little Things Making You Fatter and Fatter

We all know the saying "Don't sweat the small stuff," but sometimes small actions can majorly influence how things play out—especially when it comes …

Healthy Chicken Recipes Are a Clean Eater’s Delight

When we’re cooking with good health in mind, chicken is a go-to ingredient for us. It’s an inexpensive (relative to other meats) source of protein, hearty and delicious. But we love it most for its versatility and never tire of the many ways it can be served up. Need inspiration? Here are 25 things …

These Brownie Batter Overnight Oats Offer 19 Grams of Protein

Brownies for breakfast!<p>Maybe eating half a pan of brownies for breakfast isn't the best of ideas since you'll feel pretty crappy afterward, but this …

Sweet, Savory, and Totally Healthy Oatmeal Recipes

Shutterstock<p>Oatmeal Around the Clock<p>Healthy oatmeal recipes tend to be limited to breakfast menus, but by adding in some savory ingredients such as …