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This Easy Bacon Orzo Salad Is Your New Dinner BFF

I'll be honest with you: I like to be the person at a party who brings a dish that people can't stop talking about. There's a good chance you feel …

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I'm a Yoga Teacher, and These Are the 15 Poses I Recommend For Weight Loss

Yoga may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you consider shedding fat, getting strong, and losing weight. Even though yoga shouldn't be your <i>only</i> workout if you're trying to change your body and get healthy, it's certainly a great supplemental workout to help you along the way. I've been …

4 Tips for Perfect Guacamole from the Woman Who Literally Wrote the Cookbook on Avocados

Gaby Dalkin of What’s Gaby Cooking fame has the keys you're looking for this Cinco de Mayo.<p>With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, you might be …

Be aware of pelvic organ prolapse

Urine leaks, a feeling of pressure while standing or walking and pain during sex are just a few of this all-too-common disorder that you've probably …

Why This 15-Pound Weighted Blanket Is Part of My Anti-Anxiety Routine

<b>Health and wellness touch each of us differently. This is one person’s story.</b><p>“You’ll never believe what happened last night,” I told my husband many …

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How to Plank Like a Pro (and Avoid These 6 Mistakes)

Crunches are easily the most common of the abdominal exercises but they are certainly not the most effective way to strengthen your core.<p>Episode …

Easy Dinner Recipes Using Shredded Chicken That'll Make Your Weeknights Way Less Stressful

Pro Tip: Never leave the grocery store without an emergency rotisserie.<p>When turning out a warm and delicious weeknight dinner just seems like a lost …

9x13 Chicken Recipes So Delicious You’ll Make Them Again and Again

Crowd-pleasing chicken recipes you can rely on—every time.<p>The best thing about a chicken casserole—other than its gloriously creamy and cheesy …

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The End of the Joint As We Know It

Willie Nelson may be a legendary country musician, but he is first and foremost the world’s most famous joint ambassador. Legend has it that he once …

3 Metabolism Experts Weigh in on the Great Breakfast Debate

If there’s a discussion that we have often at <i>Cooking Light</i>, it’s about whether breakfast is really so important. Readers constantly ask: Will …

The 100 novels Americans love the most, based on a survey of thousands

In 2018, Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i> and James Comey’s <i>A Higher Loyalty</i> have captured US readers with juicy insights into the Trump White House. But what books bring Americans deep, blithe pleasure?<p>Starting in May, PBS will run a series called <i>The Great American Read</i>, in which journalist Meredith …

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• Pinterest<p>Walk into any full-size gym and there are more free weights and machines than most people know what to do with. There are kettlebells and resistance bands, battle ropes, and Bosu balls—and that's just the tip of the fitness equipment iceberg. While all this gear can certainly challenge …

Jay-Z Discusses Rap, Marriage and Being a Black Man in Trump’s America

The music mogul talks with The New York Times’s executive editor at the close of an eventful year.

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100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

The New One-Pot Meal Happens in a Pan

Anyone who loves a one-pot meal will full-on freak for a sheet-pan dinner. This style of cooking requires little more than a hot oven and a rimmed …

This Museum Dedicated to Dachshunds Just Opened in Germany (Video)

The world can be a pretty polarizing place, but if there’s one thing we can all universally agree on it’s that dachshunds — yes, weiner dogs — are …

5 Clean-Eating Meal-Prep Recipes You Can Make Once and Eat All Week

We love clean eating. But cooking for hours? Not so much. Problem solved: Presenting five lean (but flavorful) big-batch recipes you can cook once …

Shatter, Batter, Wax: How Cannabis Extracts Come to Be

Some time around the mid-aughts, folks in the weed industry began to notice a shift in the market. Pot smokers were <i>smoking</i> less, and dabbing …

14 Passover Dinner Recipes for a Super Seder

Technically, the most important part of Passover is, of course, the seder itself. But no one comes to a seder without expecting to be fed a proper meal, especially after they've drunk all that wine. Passover dinners tend to be marked by firmly entrenched traditions, upheld by even more firmly held …

Record Numbers of College Students Are Seeking Treatment for Depression and Anxiety — But Schools Can't Keep Up

Not long after Nelly Spigner arrived at the University of Richmond in 2014 as a Division I soccer player and aspiring surgeon, college began to feel …

10 myths about what can cure a hangover — and whether or not they really work

Everyone's heard some version of a hangover cure.<p>Some people swear that remembering to chug water before bed will cure a hangover. Others have more elaborate routines, involving various types of food, drink, or physical activity.<p>The problem with trying to find a hangover cure is that many aspects …

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The Dollars and Desperation Silencing #MeToo in Music

Sexual misconduct is built into the foundation of the music industry. Our data and the stories of over two dozen women show how culture and labor conditions create a perfect storm for abuse.<p><i>This piece carries a content warning for descriptions of sexual harassment and assault.</i><p>Claire had been …

To Control Your Life, Control What You Pay Attention To

One of the best insights on what true productivity means in the 21st century dates back to 1890. In his book <i>The Principles of Psychology, Vol.1</i>, William James wrote a simple statement that’s packed with meaning: “My experience is what I agree to attend to.”<p>Your attention determines the experiences …

These golden milk ice cream brownie sandwiches are as decadent as they are healthy

Dessert has earned a bad rap for being chock-full of inflammation-causing ingredients (dairy, refined sugars, and flour among them). So when Jules …

Chaturanga Dos and Don'ts to Save Your Shoulders

Chaturangadandasana is one of yoga's most challenging postures, so it's startling how often it's introduced to yoga beginners with only the slightest …

This Is the Yoga Pose to Do If You Want to Work on Your Arms and Butt at the Same Time

If you love a perfectly crafted yoga class, where one pose flows effortlessly into the next, here's a two-pose sequence you have to try. Dance-like and whimsical, Seated Straddle to Extended Fallen Star Pose will make you feel strong yet feminine. As a bonus, it's one of the best yoga poses for …

Yoga

Our Q&A with Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize winner and education advocate

In the past two weeks, Malala Yousafzai turned 20, graduated high school, joined Twitter and set off on a summer-long trip throughout the world to …

This International Women’s Day, pay respect to these 31 inspiring figures

The Lily is always dedicated to telling the stories of women, regardless of the day, month or year. But for Women’s History Month 2018, we decided to …

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