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12 Foods That Will Give You Way More Energy

Recharge your body's batteries with these powerhouse options.<p>The types and the amount of food you eat play an important role in your daily energy levels. In fact, did you know that foods high in fat and calories can leave you feeling fatigued, since they require more energy to digest? To stay alert …

Nutrition

14 Uber Lower Abs Exercises To Flatten Your Belly And Carve Out A Sharp V-Cut

[UPWOD Nº1] Get Your Daily Dose Of Sweat — Introducing The Lean It UP Workout Of The Day (UPWOD)<p>Welcome to your daily dose of sweat. Today marks the …

Can Lemon Water Really Help You Lose Weight?

...Or have the people who swear by it been feeding you b.s.?<p>Celebs such as Gwyneth Paltrow and <i>Real Housewives of New Jersey</i> star Dina Manzo guzzle hot water with lemon as if the liquid was bottled at the Fountain of Youth itself. They're certain it aids in weight loss—but is the claim too good to …

Weight Loss

Healthy Fats You Need for a Fit Body

Fat gets a bad rap, but healthy fats are essential for a healthy body and normal hormone function—and they definitely don't make you fat. There are lots of great ways to get healthy fats, including almonds, coconut oil, and flax oil. Including more healthy fats in your diet is great for your brain …

Food

Surprising Food Pairings That DOUBLE Your Fat Loss

Although that may sound counterintuitive, there’s sound science behind our recommendation. But before you get too excited and double-up on ice cream …

55 Inspiring Small Kitchens You'll Absolutely Fall In Love With

Even tiny kitchens can have serious style.<p>These charming and stylish designer kitchens have the fabulous inspiration you need to spice up your tiny cooking space.

Meet Monemvasia, A Hidden 'Fortress Town' Perched On An Island In Greece

We're going to Greece!<p>Discovering a secret town? Well that's one way to get off the beaten path.<p>We've seen a few hidden towns in our day (mostly in America), but never one quite as beautiful as the town of Monemvasia, Greece.<p>Perched on an island off the east coast of the Peloponnese, Monemvasia's …

Greece

10 Rooms You Never Knew You Needed

Los Angeles

30 Healthy Breakfast Ideas to Change Your Morning

When we first aladolicited submissions for our Recipe by Request column, one of the most surprising findings to come to light was that people have …

15 Kitchen DIYs That Take One Hour Or Less

Want to spruce up your kitchen but don't have much time on your hands? These 15 super-simple DIY projects take less than an hour to complete.<p><b>1. Repaint your mugs</b><p><i>This Heart of Mine</i><p>Are you the unfortunate owner of a set of mugs you just can't fall in love with? Unless they're a priceless family …

Cute

Eat This Gumbo While You Watch Football

Homemade stock made from a whole bird has two upsides: You get a rich, balanced liquid for the gumbo, and plenty of tender poached chicken meat.<p>Sunday night football is best observed while eating copious amounts of Southern food. But you don't have to go tailgating in order to get your hands on a …

Cooking

9 Ways to FINALLY Lose That Stubborn Belly Fat

Peace out, pooch!<p><i>This article was written by Hallie Levine and provided by our partners at Prevention.</i><p>Belly fat can make your jeans feel extra snug, but really there's something way worse about the stuff: When white fat expands in your abdomen nestling deep among your organs, it sets you up for …

Visceral

17 Easy Hacks For Fresher Food

The secret to fresher food? Dedicating a few extra minutes to prepping and storing your groceries.<p>We partnered with Fresh & Easy, a <i>new</i> kind of market, to bring you 17 of the best hacks we’ve seen for keeping your favorite foods fresh. Put them to use and you’ll start mistaking your kitchen for your …

The 5 Best Clothing-Optional Resorts In The World

While the world has a lot of beautiful beach resorts where sunscreen's more important than pants, they -- like their naked guests -- come in all shapes and sizes.<p>By: Matt Meltzer<p>When you hear the words "clothing-optional resort", one of two things come to mind: A sun-soaked orgy that makes your …

North Atlantic

How to Treat Acne

<i>The Web puts answers to every conundrum at your fingertips, but do you really want to seek fashion and beauty counsel from whoever turns up at the</i> …

21 Snacks for Flat Abs

These guilt-free nibbles will leave you satisfied and bloat-free.

Nano 'missiles' help kill cancer through the power of green tea

Many will tell you that green tea is good for your health, but researchers at Singapore's A*STAR might just make it a literal life-saver. They've developed nanoscale drug delivery "missiles" that use a key ingredient from green tea, epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), to kill cancer tumors more …

Scary News About Instant Noodles

Why you might want to curb your ramen intake<p>Who didn't eat ramen noodles multiple times a week during college? Unfortuantely, the habit could come with some serious health consequences: A new study from <i>The Journal of Nutrition</i> shows that consumption of instant noodles—precooked noodle-based meals …

Research

What Nutritionists Eat When They Only Have 5 Minutes to Prep a Meal

Hear that? It's the sound of all your healthy-eating excuses going out the window.

Healthy Eating

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Seriously, give savory oats a chance.<p>Oatmeal is a breakfast favorite, and for good reason: It helps curb appetite (keeping you full until lunch), decreases risk for both colon cancer and high cholesterol and is incredibly easy to whip up in the morning.<p>You may be accustomed to spooning up a hearty …

The FDA Doesn't Really Know If Our Food Is Safe

A new initiative by food manufacturers suggests that the agency doesn't analyze food ingredients for safety.<p><i>This article was written by Marygrace Taylor and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Even if an ingredient in packaged food sounds weird and unpronounceable, it must be safe because the …

Healthier Pots and Pans in the Kitchen

Most natural mamas are concerned with cooking or creating the healthiest meals possible. We may have our own ideas of what constitutes the optimal …

10 Of The Best Yoga Poses For Sleep

Sleep deprivation and stress can be a vicious cycle. We often have trouble falling sleep because we're worried and anxious, and in turn, the fact that we didn't get enough sleep makes us stressed the next day. According to a recent Huffington Post survey, sleep deprivation is a major source of …

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Living Well: 11 Secrets To Freezing Produce for Smoothies

Let’s talk about freezing produce for smoothies. When I was a little girl, I loved going to my Grandma Maxie’s house. There was always something …

Living Well: 10 Secrets (Actually, Shortcuts!) For Better Cooking

<i>Photos and text by Lindsey Johnson for Design Mom.</i><p>I remember my mother wishing there were more hours in the day. So much to do! So little time! Now …

10 Benefits of Green Smoothies

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Doing yoga for 20 minutes improves focus and brain function: study

Yogis may be enjoying a surprising benefit when they unroll their mats and strike a pose. A new study finds that just 20 minutes of hatha yoga …

8 Foods We Eat In The U.S. That Are Banned In Other Countries

This brings a whole new meaning to the phrase "food poisoning." Original list found in Dr. Jayson Calton and certified nutritionist Mira Calton's new book, Rich Food, Poor Food.<p><i>CORRECTION: Some studies linked in the original version of this article were concerning unrelated issues. They have been</i> …

Birth Defects