Helen Jagorin

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We don’t need nearly as much protein as we consume

Many of us consciously eat a high-protein diet, with protein-rich products readily available, but how much protein do we really need? And does it actually help us lose weight?<p>In the early 20th Century, Arctic explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson spent a collective five years eating just meat. This meant …

Nutrition

16 simple tricks people around the world use to avoid gaining weight

1/<p>Japan boasts one of highest life expectancies in the world — 83.7 years — and it probably has to do with the way the Japanese eat.<p>2/<p>Some Japanese …

Nutrition

This Garlicky Chicken with Mozzarella Is a Dinner Dream

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites.<p>…

Cooking

8 foods a Harvard nutritionist tries to eat almost every day

Want to eat like a nutrition expert? Some food choices pack an especially big nutritional punch.<p>Think of your kitchen as one big tasty medicine cabinet.<p>The right foods in the right amounts can protect your heart, keep your blood sugar stable, help you lose weight and allow you to live longer.<p>Diet …

Nutrition

The Only 9x13 Dessert You Need This Summer

When I was a kid, we'd go up to the Smoky Mountains to spend a few weeks with Grandma and Grandpa in the summer. My grandparents' house in North …

Dessert

The MATADOR Intermittent Diet

A Science-Approved Plan for Sustainable Fat Loss<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>The majority of diets don't work for long. Hunger pangs plague you, …

Nutrition

Intermittent fasting may have 'profound health benefits'

Intermittent fasting has been gaining popularity among people looking to shed extra kilograms and maintain a healthy weight. Researchers argue that …

Holistic Medicine

31 Amazing Products on Amazon That Basically Work Miracles

How did we ever live before Amazon Prime? Just a few keystrokes and everything we never knew we needed comes right to our doorstep in 2 days. And …

Facebook knows literally everything about you

Cambridge Analytica may have used Facebook’s data to influence your political opinions. But why does least-liked tech company Facebook have all this data about its users in the first place?<p>Let’s put aside Instagram, WhatsApp and other Facebook products for a minute. Facebook has built the world’s …

Social Media

Engineer advised of cracking on bridge two days before collapse

<b>(CNN) —</b> An engineer for the company that designed a pedestrian bridge that collapsed Thursday, killing at least six people, left a voice mail two days earlier for a Florida Department of Transportation employee advising there was "some cracking that's been observed on the north end of the span."<p>The …

Voice Mail

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing six people, crushing cars

MIAMI – A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least six people, officials said.<p>First responders recovered at least six bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave …

Rainfall

7 High-Protein Muffin Tin Breakfasts That Are Perfect for Meal Prep

What to Eat Before and After Lifting Weights

Because we all want maximum results.<p>February 23, 2018<p>Have you ever wondered what to eat before and after weight lifting to receive <b>maximum</b> results? I …

Stop Beginning Your Speeches with 'Good Morning and Thank You' and Start With This Instead | Inc.com

Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression. You can either use your pitch to build credibility, engagement and buy-in, or blow the chance to share your story in a way that sells.<p>No matter how compelling your message is, if you don't capture your audience's attention in the first …

Public Speaking

FYI: These Are the Best Foods for Hair Growth, According to Nutritionists

According to Meryl Pritchard, holistic nutritionist and creator of Kore Kitchen, B vitamins are excellent for hair growth: "B vitamins like biotin …

How to Fall Back Asleep When Nothing Seems to Be Working

Sleep is the most precious time of the day. Feeling fatigued is not fun, which is why everyone needs to catch a few z’s. We know you have a million …

Slow Cooker Weeknight Dinner Recipes

If you hear 'slow cooker' and picture sad and flavorless meals, then do we have a surprise for you. Created with persnickety cooks in mind, these …

Cooking

The Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe Is Dairy-Free

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>By now we hope every home cook knows the pure dinnertime pleasure that is chicken in milk. The original dish, credited …

10 Ways to Make the Most of Your Outdoor Space

‘Tis the season for beautifying the outdoors! There’s nothing like the warm breeze of spring to inspire some good yard work. Evenings bundled up by …

Landscaping

The Best Way to Season Chicken Breasts So Every Bite Is Flavorful

For well-seasoned chicken breasts, salting the top of the skin isn’t enough; you need to get some under the skin as well. Though wiggling your …

Cooking

Expert Advice: 10 Tips To Get Your Garden Ready for Spring

Waiting for spring can make you as antsy as waiting for Christmas when you were a kid. Will it ever get here? And then it arrives suddenly…and …

How to ace every exam you ever take

Mocks are over and the Easter holidays are on the horizon, which means the number of parents fretting over their children’s revision schedules – and whether they’ll get the grades they need – is growing apace. For many, a place at Oxbridge is the desired reward for that hard work. It might seem …

List-Worthy

The helpful infographic every foodie needs to print and keep

Your dishes will be perfectly seasoned from now on<p>If you've ever been a little unsure about which herbs you can grow yourself, or which herbs, when …

Investment Strategies for Your Retirement Accounts | Investopedia

With interest rates coming off a 36-year low and expected to rise, most investors expect to see bond prices fall and consequently deliver a negative …

Investing

A guide to sowing seeds

I am interested in starting some seeds myself this year and would like some advice on how to do this.<p><i>— Jennifer Doerr, Wheeling</i><p>Growing plants from seed is a great way to start gardening earlier in the season and access plant varieties you cannot find in a garden center. Try starting out simply with …

8 ways to make your home a happier and healthier place

<b>With the new year our thoughts traditionally turn towards health and wellbeing, and while improving physical fitness may be on the agenda, our home</b> …

Find the Best Spots for Houseplants In Your Home With the "Shadow Trick"

If you want to brighten up your home with some lush greenery, it’s important to consider what level of lighting those houseplants will need. This …

Gardening

Gardening 101: Lemon Tree

Lemon, <i>Citrus x. limon:</i> “Bright and Cheerful”<p>The main problem a lemon tree faces is being an outdoor plant that people want to bring indoors to tame. …

Plants

8 Expert-Approved Time Management Tips

We’ve all lamented that there aren’t enough hours in the day or laughed at memes that tell us the road to productivity is paved with cups of strong …