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12 Foods to Look Better Naked

According to adult toy company Adam & Eve, 41 percent of American adults prefer to get busy in the dark. Although that stat isn't particularly …

Nutrition

Relationship Tips From TV Couples

In most cases, TV hardly reflects reality. Carrie Bradshaw, for example, could not have managed rent in a spacious New York City apartment on that meager salary—nor could she have maintained that expensive shoe habit, to boot. But that doesn't mean we can't take notes from our favorite TV couples …

29 Terrible Dating Tips For Women From The '80s

How to Be Popular With Boys by Stacy Rubis — an advice book about love, dating, and romance for teenage girls — was published in 1984. Here are 29 of the most ridiculous quotes from the book.<p>1. "Do you know the one quality boys can't resist? It's innocence."<p>2. "When you're shy and natural, boys …

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11 Super Weird Things ALL Couples in Long-Term Relationships Do (That Are Actually Totally Normal)

Friday night: sit down next to boyfriend on couch; text him to bring you pizza.<p><b>1. You take showers together without having sex.</b>The magic of warm water and suds is wasted on you two. (Or you've just come to realize what all adults must one day learn: Shower sex is the worst.)<p><b>2. You use the bathroom</b> …

9 Foods You Should Never Attempt to Eat

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Many foods have been heavily promoted as being healthy when they are nothing more than pernicious junk foods. In the featured article, …

3 Methods That Help You Face Your Fears and Overcome Anxiety

<b>HYPNOSIS</b><br>Less studied than CBT and virtual-reality therapy, hypnosis nevertheless has a steady following. Anecdotal evidence shows that the practice, in which a hypnotherapist slips your body and mind into a focused state of awareness and "walks" you through your fears for an hour, can do wonders …

Do You Have an Anxiety Disorder—Or Are You Just a Worrywart?

If your anxiety legit bothers you and it keeps you from doing things you want to do in life, you’ve checked off the two main qualifiers of an anxiety disorder, says Steve Orma, Psy.D., a clinical psychologist in San Francisco who specializes in anxiety, stress, and insomnia.<p>According to the</i> …

It Took Me 5 Years to Lose 40 Pounds Because of These Mistakes

<b>Before (1999)</b> <b><br>I Always Skipped Breakfast</b><br>I knew I needed to eat less, so I would hold off on eating until I was absolutely famished, which meant nothing until lunchtime. Not only did this slow down my metabolism, but I also ended up feeling so hungry that I ate a much bigger lunch than I normally …

The Healthiest Foods: Men's Health.com

Bok Choy<p><b>Bone Builder</b><br>This crunchy cruciferous vegetable is more than the filler that goes with shrimp in brown sauce. "Bok choy is rich in bone-building calcium, as well as vitamins A and C, folic acid, iron, beta-carotene, and potassium," says celebrity trainer Teddy Bass. Potassium keeps your …

Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss - What Healthy Snacks Are Available?

Everyone loves to snack and just because you are on a diet it doesn't mean that you have to forego your daily snacking routine. Instead you need to …

6 Things That Will Happen When You Stop Working Out

A good training program can build you up for a healthy future but falling off the workout wagon can have the opposite effect, almost immediately. It …

100 Quick Weight-Loss Tips

<b>Fitness</b><p>Mix up your routine to avoid weight-loss plateaus.<br>• Muscle mass burns more calories, so include three 20-minute strength-training sessions each week.<br>• Go for kettlebell workouts—the average person burns 400 calories in 20 minutes.<br>• Add sprinting intervals to your workout to target belly fat.<br>• Add an …

“I feel like I die more every day”: The “bed death” of sexless marriage is real, and it’s heartbreaking

<b>(annebaek via iStock)</b><p>Whether it’s been months or years, people in sexless marriages go online to commiserate — and plot their escape<p>Tracy Clark-Flory<p>April 16, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p>"The mistake was getting married." That's how the post begins. Under the handle forever monkey, the 40-year-old woman …

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How to Tell if a Nutrition Bar Is Actually Healthy

<b>Calories</b><br>If you're eating the bar as a snack, you want it to be about 200 cals—although Caspero says she will go up to 250 if the bar is fruit- and nut-based. "Those items tend to be more caloric but are also nutrient-dense," she says. "There is a huge difference to me in 200 calories of cashews …

Why Men Just Can't Help but F**k Up Relationships, According to a Man

Years later, I was dating another lovely woman, but after 18 months, we were on the outs. Naturally, I suggested we take a trip to San Francisco. It would be fun! It would help us fall back in love! Right. It was not fun. We ended things on the last night of the trip.<p>What I've learned? Big romantic …

The Best Snacks for Weight Loss

The basic principle of dieting is that in order to lose weight, you need to keep the number of calories you eat lower than the number you burn.<p>Though …

The Secret to Losing Belly Fat

A study in the <i>International Journal of Obesity</i> revealed that when compared to women who cycled at a consistent pace for 40 minutes, women who worked out for 20 minutes but alternated between eight-second sprints and 12 seconds of low-intensity cycling lost more belly fat after 15 weeks. Work out …

The 7 Easiest Ways Ever to Improve Your Diet

<b>Use Red Plates</b><br>Yep, you read that correctly: Your health could be determined by the color of your dinnerware. Gotta love science! Seriously, though: A study from <i>Appetite</i> found that people who eat off of red plates tend to eat less than those who eat off of red and blue. The researchers say that …

4 Ways Hormones Eff With Your Weight

It's no surprise, then, that they can also play a major role in weight loss. "When your hormones are in balance, everything about you—from the inside out—functions and looks its best," says <i>20 Pounds Younger</i> "life stylist" Alisa Vitti, an integrative nutritionist and hormone expert. On the flip …

5 Signs You've Found 'The One'

Lock this person down and fast!<p><i>This article was written by Samantha Jayne and repurposed with permission from YourTango.</i><p>Dating can be confusing. It's human nature to have a tendency to get nervous and obsess about getting into the right relationship, especially after a failed relationship or …

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The Best Foods to Fuel Your Workout and Give You Energy

Chow down on these 8 power foods before and after your workouts, and you'll see results in no time.<p>1<p>Spinach<p><b>Good for:</b> Muscle recovery<br>It's true: …

Nutrition

5 Signs He's Falling In Love With You

Women’s Health's Guy Next Door tips you off to the dead giveaways<p>Men aren't always the best at expressing our emotions. It's not that we <i>can't</i> talk about our feelings—we just don't even stop to think about them very often. Emotion, especially the lovey-dovey stuff, is kind of like elevator music to …

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Bromance with a murderer: The bizarre true story behind James Franco’s “True Story”

Franco’s amazing as a sociopath — but the real story of Mike Finkel and his killer BFF is weirder than any movie<p>“Did you do it?” murmurs the dead-eyed, handsome multiple-murder suspect to the wide-eyed, credulous reporter who’s supposed to be there to interview him, but who actually has other goals …

This Is Why You Still Cringe At The Memory Of Something You Did In School

They're called "involuntary memories".<p>And they're very normal. Dr Jennifer Wild, a clinical psychologist at the Oxford Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma, told BuzzFeed that almost everyone gets them.<p>"For a while, after a trauma or an embarrassing event, most people have these memories," she …

Mental Health

7 important things you MUST consider before saying 'I Love You' (Take Note) | Page 4 of 4

6. WOULD YOU WANT OTHERS TO KNOW<p>This may sound weird, but would you be comfortable saying I love you to your partner in front of your friends and …