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Kitchen towels 'can cause food poisoning'

<b>Multi-use of kitchen towels is putting households at risk of food poisoning, research suggests.</b><p>Scientists from the University of Mauritius examined 100 kitchen towels that had been used for a month.<p>They found E.coli was more likely to be found on towels used for multiple jobs, such as wiping …

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Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

9 foods that will never expire

These foods have found the fountain of eternal youth.<p>Raw honey<p>Honey is often referred to as "God's medicine," and has tons of health benefits-and it's great for your hair. "Honey has actually be used in wound care in some cultures and studies for its ability to naturally resist bacteria," says Dr. …

Richard Branson Survived Irma and is Helping Others Rebuild. Here Are His Words on How to Weather Any Storm. | Inc.com

He's a billionaire. He's been knighted by the queen. He's had so many business ventures even he has trouble keeping track of them all. You might think the guy does not know much about cutting his losses. However, Richard Branson has had to change tactics, pivot or ditch more times than most.<p>Virgin …

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Meal Prep: 5 Healthy Recipes To End January On A High Note

It's always a good idea to think ahead.<p><i>Every week we bring you Meal Prep to help you lay out healthy weekly meals. Do your shopping, spend a few hours cooking on the weekend, and enjoy the fruits of your labor all week long. A lot of thought goes into curating them, ensuring there’s a good balance</i> …

13 things you're doing wrong from the moment you wake up

If your daily routine were a college assignment and you submitted it to your professor the scientist, chances are it would come back with a whole lot of red ink.<p>That is to say, you're probably making a <i>ton</i> of mistakes every single day that can sabotage your productivity and happiness. Think drinking …

Once You Learn These 8 Hard Truths About Life, You'll Become Much Stronger

Life is many things. Life is beautiful and miraculous, and it’s wonderful. But there is one thing life isn’t: easy. There are times when this is more …

The single most important ingredient in the recipe of success

<i>“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all — in which case,</i> …

Motivation

Richard Branson: The Key to Success Is Intention

You won't be successful without explicitly knowing what your intentions are every day. The Virgin founder shares five tips.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The key to success, according to Richard Branson, is not only productivity and motivation -- but <i>intention</i>.<p>“A day …

It's Time to Rethink High-Protein Diets for Weight Loss

Eating a diet that’s high in protein is often recommended for people trying to lose weight, since high-protein foods make people feel more full, …

What to Eat Before and After a Workout

Feeling wiped out or starving after a trip to the gym or a jog in the park? Start by taking a closer look at what you eat and drink <i>before,</i> suggests …

Billionaire Richard Branson's definition of success has nothing to do with money

Richard Branson earned his first million at the ripe age of 23. Today, the Virgin Group founder and chairman is worth an estimated $5.1 billion.<p>But …

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The Best Foods for Every Vitamin and Mineral

Want to get your nutrients the natural way? We break down the best food sources for 20 of the most important.

To Rome With Audrey, With Turrell to the Sky

I've been in love with Audrey Hepburn all my life. Well, not really all my life, but at least since the moment I saw her in William Wyler's 1953 classic film, <i>Roman Holiday</i>. I was just a kid living in Russia, and I could only dream about traveling to Rome. With the exception of high political …

Men Fitness Over 40 - Weight Loss Training & Fitness Tips For 40 Plus Men

You might have heard the saying - Life begins after 40. It is the age when our body goes through many internal & external changes. We become …

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Exploring California’s lost road trip: Route 395

Nothing conjures up images of freedom quite like a road trip in a convertible along California’s Highway 1 or Highway 101, or setting off on iconic …

Mediterranean diet study: High fat, but no weight gain

In the same week that the government announced that 40 percent of American women are obese, a major study has found that the popular Mediterranean diet does not cause people to gain weight.<p>The study, by Spanish scientists who followed more than 7,000 overweight adults aged 55 to 80, reinforces …

Five Signs You Are Eating Too Many Carbs (and What to Eat Instead) | Poliquin Article

Eating too many of the certain kinds of carbs has many bad effects on our bodies:<p>We gain body fat because we overeat.<br>We feel more stressed out.<br>We …

The brilliant (and healthy!) 15-minute dinner recipes you’ll want to make every night

You prepped your overnight oats and packed your lunch the night before, but if your stomach is growling by the time you get home from work (or a …

14 Quick + Easy Stuffed Avocado Recipes to Make As Your Summer Snack

Between finding the best circuit workout and choosing the perfect summer swimsuit, spending time cooking a delicious and healthy meal may not be super realistic. But don’t worry, we have the perfect answer to your timing problem: avocados. If you didn’t think avocados could get any better, you are …

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Easy chicken tikka masala in a coconut sauce for turmeric newbies

How fun is your spice cabinet? Do you try new spices once a week, or is the most exotic spice in your cabinet garlic powder? If it is, there’s …

The little egg device I’ll never get rid of, because it reminds me of Dad

<i>One in a series of essays celebrating the cooking of our fathers.</i><p>Toward the end of his life at age 69, my father asked his doctor if he could eat a dozen eggs every week. His young doctor said yes. What his doctor didn’t know is that Dad had been in love with eggs for decades, eating them for …

A UPenn psychologist says 'grit' is key to success in life — here's how to become a grittier person

Your agreement or disagreement with 10 statements, including "I often set a goal but later choose to pursue a different one" and "I have overcome setbacks to conquer an important challenge," produces a total grit score, which reveals how much passion and perseverance you typically display. (You can …

8 Fermented Foods That Are Good For Digestion

Here’s something that might shock you: the stomach is like a second brain. In fact, its function is so important to the human body that it affects …

To Be Successful, You Need to Have This First

<i>By Kristin Barton Cuthriell, MEd, MSW, LCSW</i><p>Peeling back the onion of success and peering deep into its core, I found something so critical that without it all the achievements in the world will never feel good enough. Without it, we will never feel truly successful regardless of money, power, …

What You Need To Know About Life – Paul Miller

Around May time last year I learned something that would change the way I approach things and reduce the amount of stress that I had in my life. It …