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Which Spices are the Nicest for 2016

Move over, hot sauce.<p>With the proliferation of food trucks and influx of immigrants from everywhere, American palates are finally getting more sophisticated. Even my grandma knows about Sriracha, smoked paprika, and fennel pollen by now.<p>And since we’re supposed to be eating less sugar, fat, and …

New study names 4 healthy fats to eat more of, 6 to cut for a longer life

If you eat more artery-clogging, saturated fats, you'll likely have a higher risk of heart disease. That's well documented. But simply cutting saturated fats isn't enough — if you also eat more heart-healthy fats, you may reduce your risk of dying, a new study from the Journal of the American Heart …

Nutrition

Why juicing, gluten-free and the Tom and Gisele diet’s gotta go

Want a shortcut to healthy living? There’s no need to look far.<p>Diet pills line pharmacy aisles, green juice stores clog streetscapes and celebrity …

Wellness

Perfectly Paleo Peach Shortcake

<i>This paleo peach shortcake is a great way to celebrate ripe stone fruit this summer. It's perfectly crumbly and just slightly sweet like the real deal -- you'd never know it was paleo.</i><p>I really can’t stand the comparison of food to “crack.” From naming recipes with “crack” in the title to saying …

Breakfast

Are Your Favorite Superfoods Making You Gain Weight?

How did this happen? Isn't eating clean, nutrient-dense food what dewy-skinned instafoodies endorse? Isn't that the healthy narrative we've all been sold: eat clean, get lean? Well, not exactly.<p>Clean eating, in case you missed the memo, is not a diet (advocates are more likely to post antioxidant …

Nutrition

7 Popular Cellulite Treatments, Ranked in Order of Effectiveness

<b>1. Cellulaze</b><br>The first FDA-approved ‘cure’ for cellulite, this procedure involves a small laser tube that’s inserted under a patient’s skin. As the laser heats up, it melts the lumpy fat pockets and softens the fiber bands of connective tissue that hold them together. “Cellulaze can significantly …

Articles about 10-modern-stools-we-love on Dwell.com - Dwell

This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the thinking behind our annual issue dedicated to interior design.<p>Single mod-loving gal seeks North Jersey split-level for a match made in …

Lofts

The Best Restaurant Desserts of 2015

The best desserts we've eaten in 2015.<p><i>While searching for the nation's Best New Restaurants, we stumbled upon a few standout dishes worthy of their own awards. In the weeks leading up to the release of the Hot 10 Best New Restaurants of 2015 (hold onto your hats until August 18), we'll be sharing a</i> …

Dessert

8 Weight-Loss Mistakes Runners Make

It's true that running eats up more calories than nearly any other activity: The average man burns 124 calories per mile, and the average woman burns 105, which means a three-miler nets you a 315- to 372-calorie deficit. But you can easily overspend your calorie deficit with something as simple as …

N.Y.C. vs. L.A.: See How Celebrities' Street Style Changes on Different Coasts

New York City and Los Angeles are both iconic destinations for the fashionable. They are also incredibly different—just take a look at any bi-coastal …

Clothing

The Diet That Could Slow Brain Aging by 7.5 Years

One of the biggest fears we have as we age is losing our cognitive abilities.<p>We want to be able to successfully navigate the day, remember errands, visit with friends and family, and stay independent. Being a burden to loved ones is a frightening prospect.<p>Science is still uncovering how important …

Holistic Medicine

Cannes 2015: Red carpet, day 4

The stars took to the Cannes red carpet last night for day four of the Cannes Film Festival, who wore what?

6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>I’m a happiness research junkie. I <i>love</i> reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate sleep, laughing, volunteering, and spending time with pets (as well as with happy people) all help. And believe it or not, …

Holistic Medicine

8 Awesome Salads to Bring to a BBQ

Don't know what to bring to that Memorial Day BBQ? These crowd-pleasing salads have been tested and perfected, and are bound to be the most talked-about dishes at the party.<p><b>1. Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Perfect for a summer BBQ, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead …

Healthy Eating

Articles about 17-things-see-nyc-design-week-2015 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Design Week is upon us in New York City.<p>If a movement can be defined as a moment when people across time zones and borders act simultaneously on the same idea, then the...<p>Last week, I attended "Public Eateries: A Conversation on Designing Restaurants in the Era of Food," an event with a …

Architecture

How To Lose Weight Fast | Women's Health

How to Lose Weight in 7 Days<p>Need to lose weight fast? Like in one week? Implement one simple tweak every day to feel lighter and firmer in just 7 days.<p>Shutterstock<p>7 Days to Slim<p>Looking for a realistic deadline diet? Make these tiny tweaks from <b>Shape-Up Shortcuts</b>, a NEW amazing book from Jen Ator, …

Women's Health

"Couples That Say 'There Are No Rules' Make The Best Weddings": Behind the Lens with York Place Studios

<b>In recognition of the people making memories a tangible object, Bride will be going ‘behind the lens’ with the country’s wedding photographers. As</b> …

Weddings

A 4-Step Plan to Satisfying Salads

<i>By Anna Stockwell, Epicurious</i><p>To really understand my four-step process when building a great salad, I have to first explain how my brain works in relation to food. I crave food not just by flavor but by texture and temperature. In creating a new recipe or a meal, I imagine how I want each bite to …

Healthy Eating

8 Fashion Bloggers for Girls Who Hate Clingy Clothes

Welcome to spring, the season of short-shorts and crop tops. With so many itty bitty things hitting the seasonal fashion scene, it can be hard for modest fashionistas to find inspiration to come up with new looks for some fun in the sun. Luckily, there are a slew of modest fashion bloggers out …

Motherhood

Drink This Smoothie for Better Sex

It's the closest thing that exists to a real-life love potion.<p>You've no doubt heard that some foods can boost your libido—but what would happen if you combined multiple aphrodisiacs into one delicious, pleasure-promoting smoothie? That's exactly what we did. Behold—the smoothie that can give your …

15 Healthy Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied<p>Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods<p>We’re about to totally bust through the notion that healthy foods can’t be filling. You see, naturally high-fiber foods are key when it comes to getting your nutrients <i>and</i> …

Spelt Pizza Dough Recipe - How to Make Pizza with Spelt Flour

74 Thoughts Brides Who Are Bad At Wedding Planning Have

I do... believe I'll take a nap right now.<p>1. I'm engaged!<p>2. Oh god. I'm engaged.<p>3. This means a wedding.<p>4. Which means wedding PLANNING. PLANS! I hate them!<p>5. Wait, hold up, let me brag about this on Facebook one sec.<p>6. Teehee.<p>7. I don't even know which city to have my wedding in.<p>8. Everyone lives …

Weddings

Take A Dip In Hawaii's Crystal Clear Tide Pools

Mother Nature loves a good pool party. And Hawaii, with its plethora of natural tide pools, is happy to oblige.<p>The seascapes and lava rock-lined coasts of the Hawaiian islands provide the perfect conditions for the protected, rocky inlets. We've rounded up 5 of Hawaii's best spots for tide pools -- …

Hawaii

8 Easter Desserts That Will Impress Your Guests

These Easter desserts are as impressive as they are delicious. Get ready for the oohs and aahs!<p><b>1. Strawberry & Rhubarb Crisp</b><p>One of the easiest and best desserts I know. Tart rhubarb and sweet strawberries bubbling away in their own juices beneath a crunchy oat streusel topping. Serve warm out of …

Dessert

8 Foods That Boost Your Body's Natural Detox Power

<b>Brussels Sprouts</b><br>Nosh on cruciferous veggies like Brussels sprouts, cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower, which are all high in fiber. "These promote gut health, kidney health, and liver health by helping with excretion through your bowel movements," says London. "You’re promoting regularity and …

34 Healthy and Delicious Passover Recipes

EDITOR'S PICK{{displayTitle}}<p>The Passover story is a pretty dramatic affair. According to the Bible, Jews were slaves to the Egyptian Pharaoh until …

Healthy Eating

The Insanely Easy Breakfasts Food Bloggers Eat All the Time (But Don't Think Are Worth Posting)

Reading any food blog makes it seem like the writer eats amazing, how-did-they-come-up-with-that meals all day long. Easy or intricate, it’s hard not …

Gourmet grilled cheese! 7 ways to reach breaded bliss

Is there a better combination than toasted bread and melted cheese? We’re talking about grilled cheese, the classic sandwich you loved as a kid and likely still enjoy today. And though there’s nothing wrong with the original white bread and American cheese version, there are simply too many bread, …

Whole Grain

3 Signs You're Officially Dehydrated

<b>Your Pee is Extra Yellow</b><br>Eek…kinda gross, right? But it's true. The reason this happens is that your urine is over-concentrated with waste. "When you're fully hydrated, the waste is easily flushed out in a more efficient manner," says Justice. But when there aren't enough fluids in your body, the …