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11 Things You'd Never Guess About L.A.

<i>by Iva-Marie Palmer, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Los Angeles is the "City of Angels," but it may as well be called the "City of Secrets." And we're not just talking about deals brokered in secret in Hollywood boardrooms--L.A. also has plenty of history and things to do that goes beyond Tinseltown. Read on …

Travel

This Is Why Losing Weight on a High to Full Raw Vegan Diet Is So Easy and Fast!

If you've ever tried going on a raw vegan diet, even for a week, you must have noticed how easy it was to drop pounds. I've had clients lose 40 lbs …

Europe’s Jews should stand their ground

These are alarming times for European Jews. While less deadly than the Charlie Hebdo/Hyper-Cacher attacks in Paris last month, the weekend attacks in …

Surreal Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

Our imaginations take us to grand and colorful places that we can not conceive as a reality. But what if those colors actually existed right here on Earth?<p>There are places right here on our planet that are absolutely extraordinary. They defy norms and go far beyond the beauty that a typical …

Travel

Turn A Cheap Packet Of Instant Ramen Into A Gourmet Meal

At less than one buck per package, instant ramen noodles are anything but upscale. For the intelligent unpretentious, this fact matters not. The cheap eats are a great addition to hearty soups, stir fries and recipes that call for an al dente crunch.<p>You've seen ramen burgers, tacos and pizza -- …

How to Make Any Veggie Burger Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Forget about those frozen hockey puck-looking things. Associate Editor Marian Bull shows us how to make</i> …

Scandinavian Standard: Copenhagen Fashion Week Spring 2015 Street Style

See the best street style from Copenhagen Fashion Week.<p>It's a runway moment for Copenhagen as the city known for modern design hosts its Spring 2015 fashion week. With an affinity for fashion and comfort, Scandinavian city's inhabitants show us how normcore is really done, and Diego Zuko is on the …

10 Easy Shrimp Recipes Everyone Will Love

<b>1. Ginger, Garlic & Chili Shrimp</b><p>In this quick and easy recipe -- adapted from The Splendid Table's <i>How To Eat Supper</i> by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift -- jumbo shrimp are bathed in a brine flavored with salt, sugar and chili powder, and then sautéed with loads of fresh ginger and garlic. It's …

Seafood

8 Ways to Get Prettier in Your Sleep

Do the term "beauty sleep" justice by following these skin and hair tips from dermatologists.<p>You might think you're off the clock when it comes to your beauty routine while you sleep, but your slumber hours play an important role in how you look. "Beauty sleep is essential for repairing the skin," …

Special Deviled Eggs

I’m the most dangerous person at your dinner party.<p>I’m the one that lingers near the Deviled Eggs at a party. (If not Deviled Eggs, I can also be …

Turkey Zucchini Burger with Garlic Mayo Recipe

Turkey meat is much leaner than beef or pork, so it can be a challenge to make a burger with ground turkey that still gives you the satisfaction of …

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

"<b>Nuts</b>—they're high in fiber, and nut eaters are generally healthier." <i>—Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., a wellness manager at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute</i><p>"<b>Cauliflower</b>. At just 25 calories per cup, it's a calorie bargain. Plus, it's super versatile, so you can use it as a low-carb …

Do This Workout for a Flat Belly!

<b>Reverse Lunge with Twist & Pull</b> <b><br>Targets:</b> butt, thighs, core, shoulders, and upper back<p>Stand with your arms extended forward at chest height, holding one end of the band in each hand. Step your left foot back, and lower into a lunge. Twist your torso over your right leg, and pull your hands farther …

The One Move That'll Help You Get Strong, Toned Abs FAST

A trainer shares her go-to exercise for a flat tummy.<p>Shutterstock<p>It's time to stop cranking out endless crunches if you want to achieve killer abs. Holly Perkins, C.S.C.S., recommends one basic move that you can do in your living room: the single-leg holding plank. "It's a bit challenging, but it's …

9 Inspiring Quotes About Wisdom That Will Change The Way You See Your Life

We get it. Life can be hard.<p>One moment, you can feel the profoundness of your own life's purpose in every aching atom of your body. Then, suddenly, you're at a loss for just about everything: words, identity, creativity, inspiration. It leaves you feeling confused, alone and like there's nowhere …

Morning workouts are good for you

7 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning<p>Because who wants to blow off an ugly sweater party just to go to the gym?<p>With the holiday season in full swing, your after-work schedule is about to blow up. And let's be honest, every party invite you receive is just one more night you're not going to show up …

8 Natural Ways to Feel More Energized

For when you’d rather not reach for a cup of coffee<p>FACT: 56 percent of women rely on coffee to rise and shine in the morning, according to a 1,008-person poll sponsored by the natural products company ChromaDex. Not super surprising considering modern women are so exhausted, but you don’t have to …

7 Choices You'll Regret At The End of Your Life

"At the end of our lives we all ask: Did I live? Did I love? Did I matter?" -- Brendon Burchard<p>In April of 2012 my father died at the age of 54. He was relatively young and his death was a shock. As I sat thinking during his funeral I kept replaying the last few conversations we had.<p>The one thing …

Happiness

5 Promises You Should Make To Yourself Every Day

Every day we make handfuls of commitments. We say we'll meet friends for drinks or pick up the dry cleaning. We swear we'll make it to the gym or call our grandmothers. And while these are all great promises, they all have one slightly negative commonality: They sound more like items on a to-do …

Daily Meal Plan: Three Meals, Two Snacks, One Dessert—All Under 1,600 Calories

Add half the olive oil to a heated skillet, saute mushrooms and spinach, and remove to a plate. Add remaining olive oil to the skillet. Crack egg into the pan and cooksunny-side up. Add egg to vegetables. Drizzle with Sriracha sauce.<p><b>Total:</b> <i>230 calories</i><p><b>LUNCH</b><p><b>Tuna-Avocado Sandwich</b><br>1/3 avocado, mashed<br>1/2 …

3 Amazing Juices for Weight Loss

<b>Collard Cooler</b><br>Using apples eliminates the need for added sugar, says Cavuto.<p>2 leaves collard greens<br>2 1/2 medium apples<br>1/2 medium cucumber<br>2 stalks celery<br>1/2 medium lemon, peeled<br>1/2 medium lime, peeled<p>Combine all ingredients in a juicer. Alternatively, you could also combine them in a blender and add …

7 Post-Workout Mistakes You're Probably Making

Any trainer will tell you that the real progress happens <i>after</i> you hit the gym (that's when your muscles are recovering and rebuilding). But are you undermining your own efforts?<p>No matter how much time and effort you put into your sweat sessions, you won't see the results you want if you don't make …

Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

Exercise 1 Plyometric Jump Squat<p>Stand with your feet slightly wider than hip width and extend your arms in front of you at shoulder height; sit back and bend your knees until your thighs are at least parallel to the floor <b>(A)</b>. Press through your heels as you push and jump into the air <b>(B)</b>. Land …

One-Day Diet Solutions

These quick-fix food remedies do everything from flatten abs to tame PMS symptoms...in 24 hours<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Spanx can solve a lot of life's problems, but they can't make you look better in your birthday suit.<p>Nor can they tame PMS, perk you up after one too many cocktails, or keep you …

Sleep Help: 15 Tricks to Sleep Better

15 Tricks to Sleep Better<p>Need sleep? Learn how you can get more sleep with these 15 restful sleep tricks<p>Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock<p>Lose Control<p>Of all the things you have power over in your life, sleep isn't one of them. No amount of wishing, hoping or willing can make it happen. As soon as you …

9 Foods High In Iron | Women's Health

9 Great Sources of Iron for Active Women<p>If your body doesn't have enough iron, your muscles can't recover as quickly post-workout. Stock up on these foods high in iron to reach your fitness goals<p>Shutterstock<p>Iron isn't just a metal—it's a key nutrient for exercise performance. In fact, a new study …

Fitness Habits You Should Establish in Your Twenties

15 Fitness Habits You Need to Establish In Your 20s<p>Your future self will thank you<p>Of course your twenties are a time to live it up, explore your options and do what you're crazy about. But they're also a time to get into the habit of, well, practicing healthy fitness habits—because doing so will …

An Awesome Place in Morocco

Strange cultural treatments?<p>Below, I describe my first two hamams… Have you ever had some strange cultural experience like this? Let us know! 🙂<p>Daily …

Africa: A Beach Guide

If you thought Africa was only good for safaris, think again. From sublime private islands in the Indian Ocean to adrenaline-fuelled cage diving with great white sharks off the coast of South Africa, the shores that rim this vast continent offer some incredible experiences. Here's our guide on …

South Africa