Shanthi Murathoti

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11 No-Sugar Snacks That Skip the Refined Stuff but Not the Flavor

Snacking becomes infinitely more important once you start watching your sugar intake. When the munchies suddenly hit, finding something to hit the …

Healthy Eating

5 Ways to Make Gmail Even Better

Gmail is one of the best email apps available, but there’s still a lot of room for improvement. Luckily, there are a bunch of handy plug-ins, …

A Danish Design Kingpin Moves to NYC with a Shipping Container of Furniture in Tow - Dwell

A purveyor of contemporary Nordic design expands his brand’s presence stateside—beginning with his new Manhattan apartment.<p>"My father-in-law always says that you can make any place look good with a coat of white paint and good art," says Jasmi Bonnén. She and her husband, Peter, took that advice to …

Furniture

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7 Lunches That Follow the Perfect Formula For Weight Loss

Are takeout lunches getting in the way of your weight-loss goals? Not sure what to eat midday? Let's break down exactly what you should be eating at …

Parents Of Successful Kids Do These 10 Things In Common, Science Finds

en_US<p>article<p>Successful parenting produces successful kids. Parents who produce prize prodigies have several things in …

Kids

How to Stop Any Craving Right When It Hits

Whether it’s a late-night slice of pizza or a sugary breakfast pastry, we all experience cravings. And they often feel impossible to ignore. While it …

Binge Eating

The Under $10 Makeup Products The Internet Loves

Looking to update your makeup collection? Also looking to not blow your entire paycheck in the process? Head to the drugstore. When it comes to drugstore products, the only people we trust more than the dozens of bargain-beauty obsessed makeup artists for recommendations are the hard-core beauty …

Does Having a Baby Really Make It Harder to Concentrate?

There are scientific reasons why women may feel a foggy ‘Mommy Brain’—and why ultimately parents can concentrate better than before they had children<p>By<p>Heidi Mitchell<p>Women who have given birth often file the same complaint: They can’t seem to focus as sharply as they did before motherhood. The body …

Parenting

7-Day Mediterranean Meal Plan: 1,200 Calories

The Mediterranean diet has long been recognized as one of the healthiest and most delicious ways to eat. Eating a Mediterranean diet can help your …

Healthy Eating

6 Moisturizing Hair Mask

Knit hats, dry heat, and bitterly cold temperatures all conspire to ruin your hair. I swear by a good hair mask and use one religiously (my go-to is this one by Living Proof) once a week or more. But I've tried a ton of others over the past few weeks and was pleasantly surprised by them all. Let's …

7 Second-Breakfast Ideas Nutritionists Swear By

We all laughed at Pippin’s obsession with the seven hobbit mealtimes in <i>Lord of the Rings</i>, but the hobbit had it right when it comes to second breakfast. A new study published in <i>Pediatric Obesity</i> made a splash for finding that two breakfasts are better than none in terms of weight loss. The authors …

Does Walking Help You Get a Flat Stomach and a Tiny Waist?

Walking can help you lose weight and get a flat stomach. Losing belly fat will improve your health and boost your self-esteem. Two types of fat are …

Exercise

30 spring cleaning tricks you'll wish you'd known all along

Bradford

The 13 Best Abs Exercises You Can Do Standing Up

We get it: You don't always want to do crunches or planks or even use gym equipment to work your abs. Luckily, you don't have to. If you've never …

Workouts

5 weird signs you're vitamin deficient

When your body is trying to tell you something— for example, that you're skimping on critical vitamins— it may go to some strange lengths. "With today's diet of processed foods, it's easy to become vitamin deficient, either by not eating enough of the right foods or not absorbing them properly due …

Two Timeless Looks Reinvented: The 'Modern Bob' & 'Volume that Moves'

Say goodbye to the closed-in, minimalist crop. In today’s evolution, the timeless bob shifts its focus to movement and ease. This new-length style takes shape as an effortless-looking crop with tame twists and tons of volume.<p>Gone are the days of architectural volume. Today’s modern height can be …

20 Things Every 20-Something Needs in Their First Home

Your 20s can be hard. There’s more than enough to worry about besides decorating your apartment. Dorm dwelling, after all, certainly doesn’t prepare you to choose the right sized kilim rug—or better yet, chaise longue. So let the experts advise you on how to nail your 20-something apartment with …

Home Decorating

7-Day Diet Meal Plan to Lose Weight: 1,800 Calories

This 1,800-calorie meal plan is designed by EatingWell's registered dietitians and culinary experts to offer healthy and delicious meals for weight …

30+ DIY Gifts for That Extra-Special Person

There's no reason you can't make these crafts for yourself too.<p>Sure, you could do your gift shopping online, but even two-day shipping can't beat these easy DIY projects. We've found a bunch of homemade presents that are fun to give and even more fun to make.

Sweater Up: 10 Ways to Find Your Knit

Pumpkins, yes. Boots, sure: all signs the weather is turning. But when you fumble in your drawer for your favorite knit, it's a telltale sign that fall is on the move or what we also affectionately call "sweater weather."<p>Designers this season are getting downright cozy with all kinds of knits and …

Knitting

Watch This Gorgeous Timelapse Video And Fall in Love With Paris All Over Again

Watch this time-lapse journey through the whole of Paris, day and night, and relive the City of Light---including nearly every famous landmark---in one beautiful video.<p>Whether we've been just once or a thousand times, Paris holds a prime spot in our imaginations. Still, there's nothing like the …

HR Meets Data: How Your Boss Will Monitor You To Create The Quantified Workplace

New employee trackers are letting companies tweak office layouts, policies, and org charts to get the most out of their workers. But at what cost?<p>Imagine if, a few years from now, you’re in a meeting. (Even in science fiction, we spend most of our time in meetings.) Everyone’s phones are on the …

The Workplace

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Top 10

9 Nifty New Uses for Paper Towel Holders

This kitchen essential is surprisingly handy in just about every room.<p>This kitchen essential is surprisingly handy in just about every room.

16 Makeup Products That Will Make Pores Magically Disappear

Abracadabra, let those pores disappear! Well, we wish it could be that easy. While many different skincare products can help to clear your pores and make them less pronounced, you can take it one step further and use some amazing makeup primers and products that will visibly reduce the look of …