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10 Trendy Health Foods That Can Threaten Your Waistline

Different diet plan along with different food items are involved in reducing weight or maintain the waistline. Minimum amount of food maintain your …

The science of why you should add water to your whiskey

The secret to enjoying a good whiskey? A dash of water.<p>Whiskey drinkers have been doing this for centuries to heighten certain flavors and reduce burn.<p>Science has two competing theories for why this works. One explanation suggests water traps bad flavors. Whiskey contains a compound called "fatty …

McDonald's Just Made The Most Amazing Announcement Ever & We're Freaking Out!

McDonald's has got it goin' on. The fast food chain is home to so many iconic menu items and has become everyone's go-to for every meal. Now, Mickey …

McDonald's

How To Make Homemade Sauce Better Than Your Nonna

Smell up your house with the delicious scent of your own homemade sauce<p>September 18, 2017<p>Every Sunday afternoon you wait for the smell of Sunday …

Sip on These Healthy Pumpkin Smoothies All Fall Long

Fall is here, y’all! You know what that means, right? ‘Tis the season for pumpkin EVERYTHING. It’s time to break out that blender because we’re showing you how to whip up Healthy Swirled Pumpkin Smoothies. They’re dairy-free, easy to make, and will satisfy any sweet tooth. No one has to know …

Breakfast

Why You Should Add Vinegar to Your Chicken Stock

Fall is the perfect time for making chicken stock at home—you end up with a house that smells like soup and a pot full of savory broth. Whether you …

I Was Constipated And Bloated… A Week Later My Colon Is Clean Thanks To An Amazing Mixture Of Vinegar And Honey!

<b>Nowadays, people lead busy lives, filled with schedules which unfortunately, affects their eating habits and increases the levels of stress. as you</b> …

Wellness

Fat isn't nearly as bad for you as we thought — and another ingredient is likely worse

Yet more and more research suggests this kind of thinking is dangerously misguided.<p>Instead of finding evidence that low-fat eating plans offer health benefits, dozens of studies have suggested instead that these kinds of diets are unhelpful or potentially harmful. And new research points to another …

This Is the Real Difference Between White and Brown Rice

Keep yo' self educated.<p>April 26, 2016<p>We all know the struggle — you're standing in the Chipotle line, anxiously awaiting your overflowing burrito — …

These One-Bowl Biscuits Come with a Sweet, Lemony Twist

Fast and Fancy Lemon Biscuits<p>Makes about 8 (2-inch) biscuits<p>2 cups all-purpose flour <br>1 tablespoon granulated sugar <br>2 teaspoons baking powder <br>3/4 …

Here's How You Should Eat to Maximize Your Muscle Gains

Time your protein intake correctly if you want to get stronger<p>People have become obsessed with the "gains window," a supposed magical time period right after you exercise where calories don't count and everything is anabolic, meaning that your body needs fuel to build and repair tissue.<p>So is the …

Nutrition

Can One Simple Nutritional Change Make You More Productive?

If you’re used to the rush provided by that first cup of coffee in the morning, or you’ve come back from lunch feeling energized and refreshed or you just can’t focus on anything because your stomach is growling, it won’t surprise you to learn that there’s a link between productivity and nutrition, …

Diabetes

Most dietary supplements are useless — here are the ones you should take

The idea of a pill that can improve your overall health is an appealing one.<p>Unfortunately, no matter how colorful their packaging or hopeful their messaging, most vitamins and supplements fall prey to the same problem: We simply do not need them to be healthy. Some supplements — particularly those …

6 foods that marketers want you to think are healthy

Y ou probably already know that real food is healthier than processed food. But sometimes it’s hard to tell what’s real because of the way foods are marketed. Once-healthy items such as vegetables, beans and nuts can become processed foods. Even if they start out as something good, what matters …

Nutrition

These 10 Companies Control Everything You Buy

Almost all of the food and drink you buy is controlled by one of these 10 corporations.<p>Only 10 companies control almost every large food and beverage …

Tip: Don't Do This After You Eat Protein

What you do after you ingest protein could greatly affect absorption.<p>From time immemorial, men have loosened their loincloths, un-cinched their …

How long you need to do cardio to reap the benefits for your body and brain

A growing body of research suggests that when we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period of time, magical things happen to our body and brain.<p>We think more clearly, feel better overall, and protect ourselves against some of the …