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9 Great Sources of Iron for Active Women

If your body doesn't have enough iron, your muscles can't recover as quickly post-workout. Stock up on these foods high in iron to reach your fitness goals

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.

Workouts

The 15-Minute Resistance-Band Workout

What is about the size of your iPhone and cheaper than your morning latte, and can sculpt sexy stems and a firmer butt?<p>The answer: a mini resistance band.<p>If you've never used one, you're not alone. Resistance bands have gained props for being portable, affordable, and superefficient, but their …

Single Guy Breakfast Pancake (Chapati)

When my good friend Dominic told me he’d mastered making a single morning pancake/crêpe using just flour and water, I wasn’t just skeptical. No milk? …

Breakfast

Nutrition Face-Off: Raw vs. Cooked Spinach

Which is better for you, raw or cooked spinach?<p>408<p>SHARES<p>Did you know that raw spinach contains oxalic acid, an organic substance that can interfere …

Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup

<i>You can make this creamy, ridiculously easy, vegan broccoli soup two ways, curry spiced or savory.</i><p>For someone who has such definite opinions about …

Nutrition IQ: Sweet Potatoes vs. Carrots

If a beta-carotene contest were held, sweet potatoes and carrots would tie for first place. But beyond that, which of these veggies wins an overall …

Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut | Colossal

<p>Photo artist Caras Ionut lives in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using largely his own …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

Roasted Red Pepper Mac & Cheese – VIDEO | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Preheat a 2 quart sauce pot over medium heat. Saute onions in oil with a pinch of salt for 5 to 7 minutes, until onions are translucent. Add garlic …

Recipes

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The Best Yoga Poses For Digestion

<i>By Min-Ja Lee</i><p>It's easy to overindulge, and feel bloated and puffy after a big meal. The main cause? Not-so-savory reasons like gas and acid reflux. Instead of popping a Tums and flopping back on the couch, think about trying a natural cure for stomach troubles.<p>"Fifteen minutes of yoga will help …

11 Delicious Apple Treats

How do you like them apples? (Spoiler alert: They’re amazing)

Does studying economics make you more selfish?

When economics students learn about what makes fellow humans tick it affects the way they treat others. Not necessarily in a good way, as Tom Stafford explains.<p>Studying human behaviour can be like a dog trying to catch its own tail. As we learn more about ourselves, our new beliefs change how we …

Psychology

How to Quit Sugar

I know two things for sure about sugar. One is that it is toxic (I'm not being hyperbolic -- that's really the word health experts are using these days), and two is that I love it and need it after every meal (until recently, anyway). My parents, both of whom are certified holistic health coaches, …

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Study Skills

Marketing to the Multi-Platform Majority

In today’s world, the paradigm of multi-platform digital media consumption is breeding complexity, disrupting the established media infrastructure, …

Charities slam Tesco over food waste ‘scandal’

en_GB<p>article<p>Charities are lining up to criticise Tesco’s plans to reduce food waste, claiming they do not go far enough to tackle the amount of food …

Sustainability

The 3 Buddhist Personality Types: Which One Are You?

Long before Freud wrote <i>The Interpretation of Dreams</i> or William James opened his first psychology laboratory at Harvard, Buddhist thinkers sought to understand the inner workings of the mind and personality.<p>Buddhist personality types were first described in the text <i>The Path to Purification</i> by the …

7 Workout Habits You Should Drop Now

<i>By Jennifer Cohen</i><p>Are you spending hours working out every week, and not getting the results you want? Chances are you might have a bad habit or two when it comes to exercising. Never fear, there's a quick fix for even the most ingrained workout no-nos. Check out these seven workout habits you …

The 5 Biggest Workout Fueling Mistakes

Quick fixes for the most common nutritional errors athletes make<p>What you eat before, during, and after a workout is called “fuel” for a reason. Just like gas for a car, it gives your body the energy it needs to get through a tough sweat sesh or endurance event. And you’ll want to stick to the …

What To Look For In A Can (Or Box) Of Soup

<i>By Keri Gans for U.S. News</i><p>Finally there is a chill in the air, at least in New York City. I don't know about you, but when the temperature starts lowering, my appetite for soup starts rising. Problem is, I can never find the time to make soup from scratch.<p>I'm sure there are a lot of quick recipes …

The Best Immunity-Boosting Breakfasts

You may be lucky enough to be sniffle-free so far, but cold and flu season is upon us. Just over 2 percent of Americans have had the flu so far this season and nearly 7 percent have caught a cold. Those are pretty typical numbers for October, according to Gallup. And although they might seem small, …

7 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Candy Cravings

The next time you find yourself jonesing for the sweet stuff, reach for one of these good-for-you alternatives

The problem with taking too many vitamins

<b>Millions of people swear by vitamin supplements. But many are wasting their time and some could even be harming themselves, argues Dr Chris van Tulleken.</b><p>In November 1912 a party of three men and 16 dogs set out from a remote base in eastern Antarctica to explore a series of crevasses many hundreds …

Wellness

Anne Frank's Amsterdam: A Then and Now Photo Series

Anne Frank was born on June 12, 1929, in Frankfurt, Germany. She lived in Amsterdam with her family during World War II. Escaping Nazi persecution of …

6 Biggest Mistakes Brands Make on YouTube

In the beginning, YouTube was a playground for amateurs to post home movies, webcam confessionals and videos of cats chasing string. And it was …