Caitlin O'Steen

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7 Foods I Prep Each Week to Make Sure I Eat as Healthy as Possible

Keri Glassman, R.D., shares the 30-minute routine that helps her make more nutritious choices all week long.<p>Sure, you <i>want</i> to reach for a healthy snack—but if you forgot to pack cut-up veggies and the vending machine is <i>right there</i>, then odds are you're going to go with the bag of pretzels. If you …

21 Food Superstitions You Should Really Know About

From spilling salt to cutting bananas, here are 21 kitchen-related superstitions you should be aware of.<p>Everyone knows that garlic wards off vampires and that spilling salt is terrible luck. But did you know that you should never cut a banana with a knife? And speaking of knives, did you know that …

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7 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

<b>Chocolate</b><br>No joke! In one study published in the journal <i>Nutrition</i>, higher chocolate consumption was associated with low abdominal fat. Study authors didn't speculate on the mechanism behind this, but previous research suggests that the antioxidants in dark chocolate may help increase your …

Drop One Belt Size

The workout eliminates all excuses, too. You just need two dumbbells, a few feet of floor space, and a half an hour a few times a week to turn your body into a fat-burning machine. Want to give it shot? Combine this routine with a diet consisting of whole foods and lean proteins, and get ready to …

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

The good news: The best fitness coaches need only one sentence to tell you how to improve your results. Apply their words to your workouts, and you'll upgrade your routine instantly. Use these 18 tips from the top trainers in the industry to help you perfect your form, engage the right muscles, …

4 Ways to De-Bloat During Breakfast

<b>Drink the Right Fluids</b><br>Why not hydrate and de-bloat at the same time? Coconut water, peppermint tea, and kombucha are tasty liquids known to help reduce inflammation or fight belly bloat. Adding chia seeds to beverages are another option. Try this chia seed drink first thing in the morning to begin …

Kettlebell Mistakes You're Probably Making

Mistake: You overcomplicate things<p>Kettlebell snatch? Turkish get-up? If you don’t know what a move is (or how to pronounce it), don’t do it—especially if you’re just starting out. “These exercises are probably too advanced for somebody who’s learning how to use kettlebells for the first time,” says …

14 Ways to OUTSMART Sperm

<b>THE SPONGE</b> <i><br>88% effective</i> <b><br>HOW IT WORKS:</b> The squashy disk-shaped device is inserted into the vagina and releases spermicide. <b><br>WARNING:</b> In a word: messy. You have to soak it in water before inserting it, and it should stay in for six hours after sex—so it may fall apart when you take it out. <b><br>NEED TO KNOW:</b> …

How to Give Yourself a Korean Beauty Facial Massage in GIFs

1-2-3.<p>By now, you probably know that many Korean women swear by the 10-step skincare routine. But what you might not know is this: Many actually take their intricate evening regimen even further by performing a series of stimulating facial massages that are said to tone facial muscles, tighten …

The Top 10 Indoor Gardening Tips

Small-space gardening expert Isabelle Palmer shares her guidelines for growing the best plants indoors.<p>If bringing some much-needed green into your home has been a challenge, follow these guidelines from indoor-gardening expert and Isabelle Palmer, whose recent book <i>The House Gardener</i> offers …

How to Remove Any Makeup Stain on Your Clothes

We've been there: You're rushing through your morning routine (every day!) and you walk out the door with liquid eyeliner on your sleeve or concealer rubbed off on your shirt collar. Next time it happens to you, consult this handy how-to-fix list.<p><b>Concealer, blush, eye liner, eyeshadow, and …

The Butt Workout That'll Lift, Tone, Tighten - and Turn Heads

All joking aside, this workout will torch calories and get you sweating. And you'll definitely feel it in your caboose tomorrow! Watch the video for demonstrations on how to do each of the moves, and then read below for the instructions for the warmup and the workout. And good luck!<p><b>The Warmup:</b><br>Do 5 …

How To Find The Perfect Red Without Sacrificing Your Lunch

There's no denying: Mr. Ford knows how to churn out very gorgeous lipsticks at $49 a pop. (And, hey, as luxuries go, they're totally worth it.) But, …

The Problem with the "Quick Weight Loss" Diet Plan

And how to lose weight the healthy way.<p>Juice cleanses, Atkins, elimination diets, and the mythical "lose ten pounds in two weeks" diet plan. You could probably think of a dozen more options that trainers and fitness gurus have praised as *the* game-changing diet and fitness regimen, but which of …

Pumpkin

Yep, it's even better than homemade pumpkin purée.<p>By Julia Black<p>We know it’s that gooey, toasted marshmallow topping that got you in the door, but you’ll...<p>By Claire Saffitz<p>Pumpkin spiced beers aren't usually too sweet—but we found one that's...<p>By Emily Schultz<p>The taste test that sent people …

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The Best Supplements For Women: Vitamins and Other Nutrients

The Ultimate Guide to Vitamins and Minerals

We see cartons of juice and boxes of cereal trumpeting their vitamin and mineral content, but why are these microscopic nutrients so important? From …

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Best Workout For Women From the Big Book of Exercises

The Best New Exercises for Women<p>Discover the best workout for women that you're not doing<p>Beth Bischoff<p>The Best New Exercises (for every part of a woman's body!)<p>There's a popular saying among fitness experts: "The best exercise is the one you're not doing." The take-home message? To achieve the best …