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5 foods to eat daily, according to a Harvard nutritionist

<b>Simply adding these foods to your daily routine, says Teresa Fung, is a great way to boost your health.</b><p>Navigating the massive maze of nutrition …

Nutrition

Belly Fat Impacting Your Confidence: Reduce It In a Few Weeks

Maybe you’ve forgotten how to bend down with ease. You feel like belly fat is getting in the way of you being flexible, attractive and most …

Nutrition

30-Day Countdown to a Flat Belly By Summer

The official start of summer is about ten weeks away but if you aren’t in tip-top shape just yet there’s no need to worry. Why? Because by making a …

Nutrition

Homemade chicken stock separates great home cooks from the good

I traditionally go for any shortcut I can find in the kitchen. But lately, I’ve found that the quickest route may not necessarily be the best. I have …

Food Preservation

What Are the Best Foods to Eat for Clear, Glowing Skin?

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from rom-coms, it’s that there is nothing quite as magical as your wedding day. But we’ve also seen <i>Bridesmaids,</i> so …

Skin Care

If You're Not Eating This Food, You'll Never Be Able To Heal Your Gut

If you think all carbohydrates are bad, resistant starch might change your mind. This <i>healthy carbohydrate</i> boasts a ton of gut-healthy benefits. It's …

Nutrition

21 lessons for how to get the most out of life, from a guy who retired at 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Six years ago, at 50, I took early retirement, sold almost everything I owned and began …

Happiness

Rempel Family Meatloaf Recipe

"Tired of boring old meat loaf? Well give this one a try. My husband won't eat any other meat loaf but mine."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 pounds lean ground …

Food

This Is the Absolute Best Workout to Shed Pounds — You're Welcome

We don't have to look far for incentive to go to the gym. In addition to the mental health benefits of working out, it's rewarding to feel "in shape," even if weight loss isn't our goal. Of course, many people seek workouts that burn the most fat — and burning belly fat is a common objective. If …

Exercise

Our Favorite Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

"This vinaigrette does not separate for at least 30 minutes once you shake it! Simple, sweet, and savory."<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup olive oil<p>1/4 cup …

Dijon Mustard

3 Secrets To The Best Carrot Cake

There is no shortage of carrot cake recipes out there—and for good reason. The soft and almost wet cake carries all of our most beloved spices in its …

Dessert

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Muscle

What You Need to Know About Intermittent Fasting

If you’ve been paying attention to diet trends, you’ve probably noticed the latest obsession with intermittent fasting. This isn’t so much a straight diet as it is an eating pattern: You limit how many calories you eat during specific days or hours, so you cycle between fasting and non-fasting …

Holistic Medicine

10 Weight Loss Super Foods On The Planet

Everyone wants to look good and get rid of the excess fat that they are carrying. Weight gain has become a major issue for a lot of people around the …

There Are 7 Types Of Elimination Diets. Here's How To Tell Which Is Right For You

<i>Amelia Freer is the British nutritionist responsible for keeping celebrities like Sam Smith and Victoria Beckham feeling their best, and in her</i> …

10 best foods for your heart

<b>(CNN) —</b> Keeping your heart healthy is about more than avoiding fast food and overly processed chow. You can also pump up your heart's health by choosing foods that will help reduce cholesterol, lower blood pressure and reduce inflammation.<p>Which food groups have the most science behind their …

Nutrition

Tom Brady's Diet is Way Stupid

Great Quarterback, Dumb Diet<p>There's a whole bunch of foods quarterback Tom Brady of the New England Patriots won't eat. His avoidance of these things …

7 Things That Might Happen If You Try an Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Anti-inflammatory eating is seriously trending right now (thanks, Gisele). But as it turns out, there’s plenty of scientific evidence to back it up, …

Wellness

Eating greens and doing cardio is not the way to get lean, says personal trainer

If you’re looking to lose fat and get in shape, you might be thinking you need to spend every evening pounding the pavements, slogging away on the …

Exercise

This Hack Will Change the Way You Shred Chicken

In theory, shredding meat should be easy. You just have to grab some forks, get your hands a little dirty, and it’ll be done…eventually. But it’s …

Cooking

Mom's Cheesecake

My mom is a terrific cook. I always looked forward to big family dinners, not just for seeing relatives but because I knew she would be making the …

Dessert

5 Ways to Flavor Your Meat While It’s Resting

It’s almost June, everyone, and that means that grill season is upon us! Along with outdoor BBQs and drinking cold beer in the sun, grilling also …

Cooking

The Best Steak Tips from the Pros

When it comes to cooking meat, give me a pot roast or pork shoulder and I’m golden: I’m plenty comfortable with a lovely long, slow braise. But when …

BBQ

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

Slow-Cooker Black Beans Recipe

Step 1<p>Rinse and sort black beans. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Add onion, bell pepper, and, if desired, bacon. Cook, stirring …

Cooking

Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Cooked in a Sweet & Sour Sauce

Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage Rolls<p>Serves 4<p><i>For the cabbage and sauce:</i> <br>1 large head regular or Savoy cabbage (about 2 1/4 pounds), including outer …

Slow Cookers

35 Quick-and-Easy Fat-Burning Recipes

From turkey burgers to banana smoothies, these simple calorie-burning recipes will help you lose weight fast.

Healthy Eating

Dryuary week 3: A body at rest tries to become a body in motion

<i>Welcome to Dryuary, a five-part series where</i> The Takeout’s <i>Gwen Ihnat navigates the month minus alcohol.</i><p>The day after last week’s karaoke party, I was …

Fitness

The Smart Foods That Will Ease IBS, Period Pain and More

"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food," is a quote made famous by Hippocrates, otherwise known as the father of medicine, in 400 B.C. …