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How To Get Rid Of Back Fat And Underarm Flab With These 4 Quick Exercises

And, can I ask you a quick favor – just stop winning on how uncomfortable and ugly you are and start practicing these extremely effective exercises. …

16 Healthy Trends You'll Be Done With in 2016

Pretty soon, you'll forget that bone broth was ever a thing.<p>By design, trends are doomed to surge, succeed, and die sad lonely deaths — particularly in the realms of health and fitness, where everyone is looking for the next quick fix. (Remember when everyone was obsessed with ab-rolling, …

5 Ways to Lose Weight in a Hurry

5 Ways to Lose Weight in a HurryInstagramBetween around-the-clock work schedules, never-ending to-do lists, and days spent running around like a …

Baked Brie Recipes For Easy (Cheesy) Entertaining

Melted cheese = love.<p>There are many reasons we love brie. This French cheese is soft, buttery and mild enough to go with pretty much anything. It's a mellow partner for super savory flavors and an even better match for sweet ones. Perhaps our favorite thing about brie, however, is how incredible it …

Naturally Clean Your Kitchen Utensils

Every day we use many different utensils in the kitchen that afterwards have to be cleaned to remove the stuck-on food. There are a lot of cleaning …

For Perfectly Cooked Brussels Sprouts, Cut Out the Core

Brussels sprouts have long been synonymous with “disgusting vegetable everybody hates”, but in recent years it seems we’ve figured out how to cook …

Recipes

11 Fall Soups You Can Make in a Blender

Just because piña colada season is over doesn’t mean you should banish your blender to the back of the cabinet.<p>The appliance is the perfect tool for …

Watch: How to Make the Ultimate Pecan Pie for Thanksgiving

We've partnered with the mad food scientists at ChefSteps to bring their hyper-inventive cooking videos to F&W readers.<p>When it comes to building …

Celiac Disease: Symptoms & Treatment

Celiac disease is an autoimmune digestive disease that affects at least 1 in 133 Americans, roughly 1 percent of the population, according to the …

Celiac Disease

Facebook just became a search engine

Facebook just became a search engine and we’ll see, probably over a very short time, if its new universal search capabilities challenge Google’s for …

Social Media

7 ways to cook veggies kids will love

Your kids aren't mini tyrants trying to ruin your dreams of peaceful family dinners.<p>They just want to eat food that tastes good.<p>The <i>New York Times</i> …

15 Amazing Cardio Workouts That Aren't On The Treadmill

The benefits of regular physical activity are endless—from reducing anxiety and improving your mood to helping with weight loss and lowering your …

Exercise

The Super-Short Cardio Workout That Works Your Butt, Abs, And Thighs

<b>Four moves, 16 minutes -- you got this.</b><p><i>By Bari Lieberman</i>, SELF<p><i>(Gif: Cheryl Carlin)</i><p>The goal: breathlessness. How you'll achieve it: plyometric exercises.<p>This Tabata-inspired routine from Los Angeles-based trainer Astrid Swan features four exercises that you probably won't love. But, they are …

18 Great Cardio Workouts That Don't Require Running

14 Epic Grilled Cheese Recipes to Make STAT

Let’s be real: Who doesn’t love a classic grilled cheese sandwich? Grilled cheese makes for the perfect lunch staple rotation and epic late-night snack. If you’re in the mood to spice things up a bit (who isn’t?), check out the recipes below. Between the brie, Havarti and blue cheese, you’ll want …

Craving fried chicken? Here are 7 recipes that can help

Quintessential comfort food that it is, fried chicken is unpretentious. Eating with your fingers is not only acceptable, it's all but required. And though lovers of classic fried chicken agree that the dish may be basic, they'll also acknowledge that good fried chicken requires technique, time and …

What Happens When You Stop Eating Meat

Five percent of the US population is vegetarian. Another 2% is vegan. The former group doesn’t eat meat or fish, while the latter group eats no …

The Secret Ingredient for Chewy Sugar Cookies

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, confirms that molasses is the key to chewier sugar cookies.</i><p>The flavor of molasses reminds me of spoonbread, a dish my mother made often when I was little. I'd douse the soft pudding-like bread liberally with a thick, …

5 Easy Quesadilla Recipes You Can Make Tonight

In order to make a great quesadilla, you really only need a tortilla and an appropriate cheese. Whether you use Oaxaca cheese as recommended by chef …

Recipes