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5 foods for a flatter tummy

Swimsuit season may be over, but you can still keep your flat summer tummy throughout the year by eating foods that prevent bloating and help build muscle. Here are some delicious options:<p><b>Greek Yogurt</b><p>Protein is great for keeping weight in-check because it digests slowly, so you feel full longer and …

Umberto Eco’s Advice to Writers

“If we think that our reader is an idiot, we should not use rhetorical figures, but if we use them and feel the need to explain them, we are essentially calling the reader an idiot. In turn, he will take revenge by calling the author an idiot.”<p>In 1977, <b>Umberto Eco</b> (b. January 5, 1932) — beloved …

6 Ways Sleep Can Help You Lose Weight

If you've ever needed a reason to sleep in, this is it.<p><i>This article was written by Julia Merz and repurposed with permission from Fitbie.com.</i><p>Well, this is upsetting: Forty percent of Americans get just six hours of sleep or fewer per night, according to a recent Gallup poll. And groggy mornings and …

Columbia University

How To Think Like a Writer

Are you a "within the lines" kind of thinker? Are you afraid to let your thoughts wander outside the perimeter?<p>Imagine what life could be like if your thoughts had no boundaries -- if you could transform a dull moment into an adventurous romp in your head -- and think like a writer, like I do.<p>While …

New York City

Can You Lose Weight From Working Out Without Dieting?

Photo: Getty Images<p>For some people, it's easier to go to the gym than it is to turn down a third slice of cake. But for others, the opposite applies. If you're trying to lose weight—aka burn more calories than you eat—common sense and basic arithmetic suggest that you should be able to either eat …