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'How I lost 4 pounds in 2 weeks without eating less'

I practically ate nonstop but wouldn't say it's worth it.


How to Single Crochet Knit Stitch: Beginner Start Up

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Know the Four Metrics That Determine Your Risk of a Heart Attack

Keeping an eye on four metrics could help you estimate your lifetime risk of a heart attack. Understanding your risk could lead to prevention and …


Carbs That Will Help You Lose Weight

<b>Quinoa or Brown Rice</b><br>Like sweet potatoes, whole grains also have lots of fill-you-up fiber and water—way more than white starches. And if you cook them al dente, which means you take them off the heat sooner so they’re still slightly chewy, they won’t raise your blood sugar levels as much—so you’re …

How to Meditate in 5 Minutes or Less

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for little-known tips that only insiders know. This week, Gabrielle Bernstein—yoga and spiritual guru and 'The New York Times' bestselling author of 'Miracles Now'—reveals that it is possible to meditate and find some zen even when things seem busier and more</i> …

How to Waste as Little Produce as Possible

Here are few main guidelines Stone says you should also keep in mind:<p><b>Sugar.</b> "The sweeter the fruit or vegetable is, the shorter its lifespan."<p><b>Storage.</b> While some of your produce require some nifty tricks to keep them delicious (it's best to keep mushrooms in a paper bag, for exacmple, and asparagus …

The Secret to Heart Health Is Avoiding Sugar

We all know that heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women and the leading cause of death worldwide. One in three women die each year from this disease, more than all forms of cancer combined. For decades we believed saturated and trans fats were the primary offenders for heart disease, until now. …


12 Things Happy People Do Differently

en_US<p>article<p>Do these to be happy …

Dalvin Populist - 2014 Football Roster - Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns

<b>High School:</b> Four-year letterwinner for head coach Mike Bourg at Northshore High School ... a dual threat quarterback, threw for over 1,100 yards and …

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Natural Alternatives to Adderall

Try these 7 natural remedies to boost your energy and concentration.<p>One of the first questions I commonly ask my clients is what, if any, prescription medications they are taking. Certain medications can deplete nutrients in the body and cause some major changes in your biochemistry. When …


How to Defrost Meat in Just 5 Minutes

How does this work? Metal conducts heat, and aluminum in particular is a great conductor of ambient heat—which is actually enough to thaw a steak quickly. The weight from the water also presses the metal on top of the meat, increasing its surface area so it can conduct more heat from the air—all of …


How healthy is your home? 5 ways to avoid surprising risks

Home dirty home? When you step into the front door of your house, you hope to feel a sense of security. But from E.coli in your washing machine to dangerously slippery floors, there are hidden household dangers to be aware of.<p>Try these easy effective solutions from Bahar Takhtehchian, …


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8 Common Ways We Drain the Life Out of Relationships

Love -- obviously a hot and tricky topic -- and while I agree that good love takes time and effort, I also know that love falls apart when the ball gets dropped in eight common ways.<p><b>We all say we want love, so why do most of us ruin it once we find it?</b><p>Here are eight common ways we ruin love:<p><b>1. Skim</b> …


Does Your Relationship Have IDD?

<b>The 10 early warning signals.</b><p>No, it's not a typo. We really did mean to write IDD rather than ADD. While IDD is a serious and potentially relationship-threatening condition, you won't find it listed in the DSM (<i>Diagnostic and Statistical Manual</i>). IDD, or Intimacy Deficiency Disorder, is a …