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The 7 Easiest Ways Ever to Improve Your Diet

You won't even notice these changes—swear!<p>Of course you know that eating healthy is a lifelong goal—but that doesn't mean that it takes ages to make it happen. In fact, there are tons of quick, easy ways to be sure you're eating well that basically involve zero effort. Here are a few to get you …

Nutrition

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• Pinterest<p>Parents want what's best for their children—they want to provide them with the best chance for success and the best opportunities, which means picking the right school is a priority.<p>However, a new study published by the Education Research Alliance for New Orleans suggests that parents …

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• Pinterest<p>It's well known that many Americans, especially women, dislike their bodies. Much of the blame for this problem is placed on the media for airbrushing models and celebrities into unrealistic, typically unattainable beauties -- and on society for glorifying these retouched versions of …

Body Image

Why your toddler doesn't need special food

As a busy parent of young children, I've been known to run into the grocery store after work, throw seemingly healthy food packages into my cart and rush home to prepare dinner. But once I'm in my kitchen and look at the nutrition facts panel on the boxes, I often feel buyer's remorse when I see …

Nutrition

There Is a Longevity Pill Backed by Five Nobel Prize Winners

A new pill marketed as a dietary supplement claims it can boost 'metabolic health.'<p>So, we finally have a more credible longevity pill.<p>It's called Basis (as it wants to provide you with the foundations for a long life), and it's a dietary supplement purporting to boost your "metabolic health." It's …

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• Pinterest<p>Parents may think twice about skipping nighttime stories aloud after learning the results of Scholastic's latest study, the fifth edition of the Kids & Family Reading Report.<p>The biannual national survey examined a child's reading behavior and attitude toward reading. The updated survey …

The Less is More Toaster

You wouldn’t throw out a phone if the screen broke, or a bike if the brake pads wore out… so why trash a toaster when something goes awry?! That’s …

Industrial Design

Half-Indoor, Half-Outdoor Table Challenges Our Perception of Social Interaction

When artist Shani Ha installed her interactive exhibit <i>Table For Two</i> at a corner bistro, it was intended to function as a social experiment of sorts. The half-indoor, half-outdoor table at New York City's 7th Avenue and Carmine Street straddles a restaurant window, calling attention to the …

10 Easy Pieces: Freestanding Wood Stoves

A new generation of wood stoves offers fuel efficiency, high combustion temperatures, and lower emissions to be environmentally responsible, powerful …

The Joys of Traveling With Children (Over Age 30)

If given the choice between traveling with small children and having a root canal, I'd be at the dentist office sucking laughing gas before noon. I adore kids but the logistics of getting them more than 100 miles is too much to endure unless they can be shipped like golf clubs or crated like …

Tuberculosis Roars Back With A Deadly Edge

Two weeks ago, 12-year-old Nokubheka's mother died from drug-resistant tuberculosis.<p>"I love singing and dancing to the song," Nokubheka says as she marches around in a hot pink skirt and sweatshirt. "When I'm dancing, I forget that my mother passed away."<p>Now the young girl from Swaziland has …