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How to use Workflow, the app that Apple just bought and made free for everyone

Apple bought an app called Workflow on Thursday. The app automates stuff you do all the time on your iPhone and iPad and turns those tasks into a simple button.<p>But instead of killing the app, as Apple usually does when it acquires a startup, Apple made it free.<p>Basically, Workflow is like a Swiss …

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10 Benefits of Fasting

It has been four months since I have actually had a morning breakfast meal. In truth, I go up until 2 pm everyday before my very first meal. Fasting …

Health Benefits of Cauliflower

Cauliflower is thought of as being one of the healthiest foods there is and it’s not hard at all to see why. Cauliflower is packed full of …

Spinach Nutrition: The Real Reasons Why This Veggie is Popeye’s Favorite Food

Spinach nutrition is pretty impressive! Most popularly as the source of Popeye’s strength – there is much lore regarding this vegetable. When faced with some trouble, <b>Popeye</b>, the pipe-smoking sailor man, would burst open a tin of spinach. One eaten, his biceps would bulge and Popeye’s new found …

Nutrition

Feta Cheese is the Healthiest Cheese! Good for Weight Loss and MORE

Feta cheese is made with goat’s or sheep’s milk and it has a tangy and bold flavor. The cheese <b>supplies key minerals and vitamins, but it can also be high in sodium and saturated fat</b>. You can include feta cheese in your healthy eating plan, though, because it does have some great nutritional value. …

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Cheap eats guide to Chicago

When it comes to fancy-pants dining, Chicago has you covered—and then some. We have one of the world's most celebrated restaurants (hello, Alinea!) …

The best tacos in Chicago

Vegetarians and carnivores alike are finding great tacos all over Chicago. Whether you're looking for a great michelada with your taco, trying a new …

Best Middle Eastern restaurants in Chicago

Chicago's best Middle Eastern restaurants run the gamut from hole-in-the-wall falafel joints like Taste of Lebanon to sunny sit-down restaurants like …

Cheap eats in Logan Square

Logan Square has some of the best restaurants in the city and a bar everywhere you look, but dining in the neighborhood doesn't have to be pricey. …

This Is How You're Undoing All Your Weight-Loss Progress

You're eating healthy, you're working out, and you're still not losing weight. Why?<p>First question: how much did you have to drink last night? Last weekend? Last month? Alcohol could be having a serious impact on your weight, creating a significant roadblock on your weight-loss journey.<p>What I've …

Day 9: The hunt for good corn tortillas

<i>Reporter Nick Kindelsperger is eating tacos every day in May in an attempt to complete six challenges posed by his co-workers.</i><p><i>Read his list of challenges.</i><p><i>Catch up with every day he's eaten tacos so far.</i><p><b>Tacos eaten:</b> 6<p><b>Restaurants visited:</b> 3<p><b>Total tacos eaten this month:</b> 59<p><b>Total restaurants visited</b> …

Breakfast-A-Day: Our favorite morning meals in Chicago

Yes, bacon has been linked to cancer AGAIN — here's how bad processed meats actually are for you

If this story sounds familiar, then that's because it is.<p>Just last October, the World Health Organization published a paper concluding that eating processed meats was linked with a higher risk of developing colorectal cancer, a specific type of the disease that begins in the colon or rectum.<p>This …

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Best pies in Chicago

We're not sure exactly when Chicago became so pie-crazed, but we don't care—the past few years have been an embarrassment of riches when it comes to …

The best attractions and things to do in the West Loop

Chicago's West Loop neighborhood has a lot going for it. The area boasts fantastic bars and restaurants, spectacular specialty grocery stores and an …

Not all leafy greens are created equal — here's the definitive ranking of the best ones for you

So which should you pick to justify the croutons, bacon, and other yummy toppings in your salad?<p>We're here to help. Using rankings from the CDC's 2014 list of "powerhouse foods," as well as the nutritional breakdowns of the veggies, we compiled the best, most nutritional greens for your salads, …

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Why You Should Do Push Ups For The Rest Of Your Life | Brickell and Dowtown Miami Personal Trainer

The Perfect Exercise<p>Drop and give me 20!<p>You’ve probably heard this expression in a boot camp class, in a movie, or perhaps your PE teacher in high …

The best restaurants in Humboldt Park

The restaurant scene surrounding Humboldt Park spans all types of cuisines, from a tavern with great burgers to fantastic Japanese food and cozy …

How to Save the Most Muscle as You Age

You may not realize it, but we all start losing 1 percent of muscle mass each year after age 30. That’s why your diet in later years should not look …

Nutrition

Where to eat around Douglas Park

Whether you live around Douglas Park or are heading there for Riot Fest, the area has some excellent spots to eat and drink. With Lawndale and Little …

How to Create Your Own Full-Body Workout Plan

Walk into the gym, head to the dumbbells or gym machines, do the same few moves you've been doing for a while, and then call it a day. Sound …

20 Foods to Boost Your Vagina Health

By now, you know that food affects every vital organ in your body—and yes, that includes your lady parts. Honestly, the vagina doesn't need much to …

The 10 best things to do in Logan Square

We compiled the top restaurants, bars, shops and attractions in Logan Square. But let's be honest, in a neighborhood as hot and bustling as this, it …

Japanese diet plan associated with longer life expectancy: What are the guidelines?

Eating according to Japanese diet guidelines could lower mortality rates and increase life expectancy, scientists claim.<p>In 2005, the Japanese …

Best Chinese restaurants in Chicago

Chicago has a long lineage of Chinese restaurants, from Tony Hu's spots in Chinatown and beyond to Abe Conlon's Fat Rice in Logan Square. With some …

27 Health Problems Linked to Low Vitamin D

From depression to cancer, many conditions go along with vitamin D deficiency.

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