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17 Cheap and Healthy Sources of Protein

Protein is a crucial nutrient. There are numerous benefits to adding protein-rich foods to your diet, including weight loss and increased muscle mass …

The 12 Worst Habits for Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control—the death of a loved one, a job loss, or financial troubles. But the small choices you …

One Man’s Stand Against Junk Food as Diabetes Climbs Across India

NEW DELHI — Rahul Verma’s son was born gravely ill with digestive problems, but over years of visits to the boy’s endocrinologist, Mr. Verma saw the doctor grow increasingly alarmed about a different problem, one threatening healthy children. Junk food, the doctor warned, was especially dangerous …

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26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

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Dark chocolate is now a health food. Here’s how that happened. - Vox

The Mars company has sponsored hundreds of scientific studies to show cocoa is good for you.<p>A year after James Cadbury, the 30-something great-great-great-grandson of the British chocolatier John Cadbury, launched his luxury cocoa startup in 2016, he introduced an avocado chocolate bar.<p>Cadbury …

Here's The Trick To Making Brussels Sprouts Taste Amazing

One secret ingredient changes everything.<p>I even asked him if he could taste any ingredient he didn't like and he had absolutely no idea what I was talking about.<p>Servings: 4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 pound small to medium Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved<p>4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided<p>4 teaspoons …

Should you use protein powders? It’s complicated.

Did you think protein powder and protein shakes were the domain only of the Arnold Schwarzeneggers and Dwayne “the Rock” Johnsons of the world?<p>These days, protein shakes and powders are used by diverse groups of people that couldn’t be more different, at least physically: elite athletes, …

Nutrition

6 Foods That Are Good for Gut Health

Whether stomach problems such as bloating, constipation, and gas cause you distress regularly or are just an occasional nuisance, you’re probably …

25+ Slow-Cooker Pasta Recipes That Define Easy Comfort Food

We've found over 25 recipes to combine our love of pasta with the ease of the slow cooker — including mac and cheese and lasagna! With this many options, it's going to be hard to choose which recipe to make first.

Get Ready for Handstands: Hand Position and Balance

<b>This is the seventh part of a comprehensive handstand video series designed to bring you toward a strong and stable free-standing handstand.</b> While …

20 Slow-Cooker Chicken Recipes to Make This Fall

As bummed as I am about the fact that summer is basically over, I'm so pumped about all the warm autumn meals headed my way. I felt like a kid at …

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Chocolate Banana Cake Recipe

This chocolate banana cake is a layer cake made extra moist and flavorful with mashed ripe bananas in the batter.<p>Frost this delicious chocolate …

Recipe: New York baked cheesecake

Jillian’s Cakery founder Jillian Butler shares her mouthwatering New York cheesecake recipe.<p><b>Makes one cheesecake</b><p><b>Ingredients</b> <br>300g sweet biscuit crumbs …

10 Vegetarian Meals from the Slow Cooker

Need some inspiration for working an extra meatless dinner into your meal plan? Look no further than your slow cooker. When the slow cooker's …

Want to Live to Be 100? Try the Blue Zone Diet

In the early 2000s, Dan Buettner, a certified globetrotter, noticed that some countries had much longer life spans than others. Fascinated by this, …

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20 Quick and Easy Cast Iron Skillet Suppers

Of all the pots and pans you reach for on a nightly basis to get dinner on the table, let the cast iron skillet be the most turned to. It can do just …

Spanish Potato Salad With Chickpeas - The Washington Post

This riff turns the classic Spanish dish of fried potatoes with spicy sauce (patatas bravas) into a cold salad. The potatoes are boiled rather than fried, which makes it lighter, while tomatoes, sliced onions and chickpeas offer more texture and protein.<p>To read the accompanying story, see: A spicy, …

The 10 Most Essential Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall

That little chill in the air can only mean one thing: It's time to dust off your favorite fall slow-cooking comfort foods. From steaming ladles of …

Everything You Need to Know About Going Vegetarian — Explained

Yes, you can get enough protein.<p>It can happen at just about any social gathering where food is present: a well-meaning carnivore wants to know why I’m vegetarian, and more pointedly, how on earth I can survive without meat; Like, literally, how am I alive?<p>I can answer the first question just fine: …

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9 Steps for Meal Prep Success

Got #mealprep goals, but not sure where to start? This practical, step-by-step meal-planning guide will help you get organized. Easy weeknight dinners, done.<p>Juggling a busy schedule can make it difficult to prepare healthy family meals, especially during the week. As a mom of three and a registered …

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25 Delicious Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Weeknights

We can think of few things better than walking through the door after a long day and knowing that a home-cooked meal awaits us. And since we don't …

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This Garlicky Herb Condiment Is What Your Breakfast Has Been Missing

Zhoug, meet everything I eat<p>Although it looks like a classic basil pesto, proper attention should be paid to zhoug. This spicy, garlicky, herby paste …

Best Ever Slutty Brownies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.<p>2<p>Done<p>Make the cookie dough. Fully mix butter, egg, and vanilla. (When I'm lazy, I just use a fork to …

Recipe: Carrot Quick Bread

Carrot Quick Bread<p>Makes 1 (9-inch) loaf; serves 8 to 10<p><i>For the bread</i>:<br>Cooking spray <br>2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour <br>1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon <br>3/4 …

30-Minute Meals to Add to Your Meal Plan Right Now

When you're planning your meals for the week, it can be tempting to put the same five dinners on repeat. If it's not broke, why fix it, right? That's …

Grilled Cubano Sandwich

When you think of the classic flavors of a Cubano sandwich, you think spicy mustard, tangy pickles and succulent pieces of pork. In this recipe we …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Our Best Japanese Recipes to Make Right Now

For a long time in America, "Asian food" was synonymous with Japanese food because of its familiarity and international visibility. Japan boasts one …

One-Pot Bountiful Bean Stew

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1½ tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1½ cups chopped onion<br>• 2 cups cubed peeled butternut squash*<br>• 2 cups chopped red or yellow or orange bell peppers (or mixture), about 2 large bell peppers<br>• 1 cup cooked garbanzo beans or about 1/2 can, drained and rinsed*<br>• 1 cup cooked white beans (Great Northern, Navy or …

Healthy Breakfasts You Can Make the Night Before, Because You Deserve to Sleep In

It's good to fall into a routine every morning that allows you to set yourself up for the day, and it's especially smart to include breakfast in that pattern. When you have a belly full of protein, carbs, and healthy fats, you'll be unstoppable for the rest of the day. These easy, healthy …