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The Best Tequila Cocktails

1 of 13<p>Margarita<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Coupe de Ville Fizz<p>3 of 13<p>Fiery Mango Margarita<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>The Elephant’s Fury<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 13<p>Tequila …

Cocktails

Skip That Cup of Coffee and Eat the Following 15 Foods For All-Day Energy

If you're in need of a boost in energy, it can be tempting to reach for another cup of cold brew or fizzy soda (we've all been there). While caffeine and added sugar will certainly perk you up, they can quickly lead to a surefire crash later. That doesn't mean you are doomed to a life of 2 p.m. …

Nutrition

Tip: The Simple Math of Rapid Fat Loss

Want to drop the chub quickly but still retain lean body mass? Grab your calculator and follow this formula.<p>The Formula<p>When it comes to fat loss, the …

Nutrition

The Best Burgers in Los Angeles, According to Top Chefs

Whether you’re dining in or driving thru, Southern California gets few things better than a meat sandwich on a bun. Here’s where to dig in.<p>By Kate …

Los Angeles

9 Smoothies That End Cravings, Improve Your Workouts, And More

1 of 10<p>Linda Pugliese<p>The tastiest way to start the new year? With a shake, of course. (Take back control of your eating—and lose weight in the process—with our 21-Day Challenge!) These 9 smoothies are deliciously designed to help you stick to all your goals—just press blend.<p>Advertisement - Continue …

Yes, You Can Lose Fat and Gain Muscle Simultaneously — Here's How It's Done

At first, losing fat while gaining muscle appears to be an impossible task, like baking a homemade kale chip that isn't soggy. After all, the two goals are seemingly contradictory: fat loss is decreasing your body mass, while gaining muscle is doing the opposite. But, as it turns out, it is …

22 Healthy Snacks That Are (Almost) Too Good To Be True

Snacking doesn't typically count as an actual meal, but if it did, it would be our favorite meal of the day. We love munching between breakfast, …

A Microwave Makes Homemade Beef Jerky a Snap in this Mad Genius Tip

Homemade beef jerky is delicious, says <i>Food & Wine</i> Culinary Director Justin Chapple, but he also knows there's one big issue with the process of …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Health effects of fish oil: Where do we stand?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Study after study will say that adding fish to your diet is a healthy move.<p>Using fish oil supplements, though, is under near-constant debate.<p>The latest salvo: a new study that says the risk for some childhood allergies might go down if the mother takes fish oil and probiotic supplements …

Biomedicine

What's Actually in Protein Powder?

Plus, the difference between animal- and plant-based powders<p>A common post-workout breakfast is often a protein shake or bar, tasting of chalk and …

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership, fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll …

The Real-Life Diet of Jabari Parker, Who Suffered Two Knee Injuries and Changed Everything

The Bucks forward reflects on how he grew as a player during his involuntary time away from the court.<p>When Jabari Parker was drafted second overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2014 NBA Draft, he couldn’t have imagined at the time that he would miss nearly 150 games due to injury in his first …

5 Great Gin Cocktails to Try This Spring

There are plenty of ways to enjoy gin year-round, but we have to admit that our favorite season is spring, when fresh herbs and fruits and tons of …

10 DC Graphic Novels You Must Read Before You Die

4. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns<p>Frank Miller might’ve lost his way over the millennium, what with all his texts possessing the unique – shall we …

One-Dish Chicken Recipes

We combine America's favorite dinner bird with our favorite way to cook: everything together in one pan for less fuss, easy cleanup, and downright …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie Recipes You Should Try To Lose 5 Pounds Fast

Maybe you don’t always want to sit down to a cooked meal — especially at breakfast time when you’re already rushing around and trying to get out the …

Whether You Want to Lose Fat or Gain Muscle, Your Diet Needs This 1 Thing

"Eat more vegetables" is the number one tip you hear from every health coach, trainer, dietitian, doctor, parent, or layperson with any knowledge of health and wellness . . . you see where we're going with this, yes?<p>And believe it or not, it's <i>not</i> just about weight loss. DIAKADI personal trainer and …

8 Ways You’re Cooking Meat Wrong (and How to Cook It Right)

There is nothing like the sizzle of a nice piece of meat on the stovetop or in the oven. But there is also nothing like the frustrations that come …

These Are the Best (and Worst) Foods for a Healthy Brain

When I think about my long-term health, keeping my body and skin in good shape is certainly important, but making sure my mind stays sharp is …

How to Cook Fish in the Oven Perfectly Every Time

You can make almost any slow-roasted fish in under 30 minutes. Just memorize this technique.<p>Learning how to cook fish at home can be incredibly intimidating. There are a lot of mistakes you can make, but we think the best way to nail it every time is to let the oven do all the work. That's why …

Here’s What to Snack on If You’re Trying to Slim Down, According to a Nutritionist

Tired of eating almonds and Greek yogurt (over and over and over)? I hear you. When you're trying to shed pounds, it's easy to fall into a healthy …

A Soup Diet Can Jump-Start Your Weight Loss — If You Do It Right

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps some folks lose nine pounds in a single week — and that’s not even the best part. We’ve …

Healthy Dips You Can Make with Basically Any Vegetable

Your Super Bowl snack plan is here.<p>Super Bowl Sunday definitely doesn't need to be a day for healthy eating, but we can still add a few more veggies to the spread. The best place to sneak them in? A couple healthy dips. There's a lot to love about this easy roasted vegetable dip recipe: the …

8 Anti-Inflammatory Slow Cooker Meals You Should Make In 2018 To Get A Flat Stomach

Exercising is essential for getting in shape, but what's more important is your diet. Eating nutrient-rich foods can aid in overall health and weight …

20 somber cover songs used in movie trailers, ranked

The sad song cover is the biggest thing to happen to movie trailers since the <i>Inception</i> “braam.” It’s hard to pinpoint where it all began, but they’ve …

Signs You Need to Detox Your Liver ASAP—And How to Do It

The liver is a multitasking organ, working to keep your blood clean, metabolism functioning and digestion system strong. It’s also responsible for …

Wellness

Bitcoin May Split 50 Times in 2018 as Forking Craze Mounts

Bitcoin God arrived last month. Bitcoin Pizza was delivered in January. Bitcoin Private’s issuance date is... still a secret.<p>They’re just a few of …