Jodi Charvoz

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"I stopped eating carbs after 2:30 pm and it changed my body"

T<b>wo weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates.</b> Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. Sweet potatoes? Sadly, no. Eliminating breads, starches, and baked goods in …

Nutrition

I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M. And It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

Nutrition

How to Eat Well When You’re Camping

Roughing it doesn’t have to mean you’re stuck with bad food.<p>Hunting for wild edible plants in metropolitan areas has become a <i>thing</i> among a subset of …

Camping

8 Bodyweight Exercises That You've Never Heard Of

The most common reason to skip a workout is lack of time but with these eight bodyweight moves, an awesome pump can be achieved right in your bedroom.<p>…

Workouts

1200-Calorie Meal Plan for Women

Women who eat just 1,200 calories daily will likely lose weight. The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute suggests that many women seeking weight …

Nutrition

What Is Tactile Eating—And Can It Help You Lose Weight?

If the sounds of soup slurping or popcorn munching make you cringe, be forewarned: the tactile food trend is here.<p>Tactile foods appeal to multiple …

Our Favorite Gifts for High School Graduates

It’s that time of year where friends and family members are graduating from high school and being a true-blue member of G.R.I.T.S. (Girls Raised in …

Bad News: These "Healthy" Foods May Not Be Good For Your Heart

Eating healthy is never one size fits all. Our bodies are so different, all with various needs and quirks to attend to. So while a seemingly healthy …

This Scandinavian diet created by a Danish CEO and dietitian has been hailed as 'the simplest diet in the world'

• <b>Suzy Wengel, a Danish dietitian who's the CEO of a biotech company, wrote the book "The Scandi Sense Diet."</b>• <b><br>Her eating plan is based on the simple</b> …

The Number One Thing You Need to Do to Lose Weight Forever, According to Experts

Want to lose a little—or a lot—of weight? Forget the get-slim-quick gimmicks and magic bullets and follow the advice of these weight loss pros …

9 Motivating Before-and-Afters That Might Convince You to Try Intermittent Fasting

If you didn't already know, Instagram is one of the best places to be when you're looking for for inspiring before-and-after weight-loss stories. Every diet and fitness trend has its own community of experts and beginners, all willing to share their failures, lessons, and successes.<p>There's a …

Fitness

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Nutrition

What You Need to Know About Intermittent Fasting

If you’ve been paying attention to diet trends, you’ve probably noticed the latest obsession with intermittent fasting. This isn’t so much a straight diet as it is an eating pattern: You limit how many calories you eat during specific days or hours, so you cycle between fasting and non-fasting …

Holistic Medicine

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big deal: Nothing sets the tone for a space like the color on the walls. So deciding what paint color to …

37 Photos That Will Make You Fall for Montenegro

In many ways, Montenegro is the perfect country. Locals welcome you with open arms, the cuisine is deep and delicious, […]37 Photos That Will Make …

European Travel

These Are the Best Arm-Day Exercises to Get Completely Ripped

From dumbbell to bodyweight, these effective arm-sculpting moves are about to make you stronger and completely change the shape of your upper body. The next time arm day rolls around, include these moves and you'll build and sculpt your muscles — you're sure to notice a difference in the …

Workouts

12 Trails to Hike Before They're Gone

3.1K<p>SHARES<p>Spectacular Glaciers in Alaska<p><b>Edge of the Glacier Trail</b><i><br>Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska</i><p>Last summer, Exit Glacier looked more like a …

National Parks

Long-distance hiking trails from around the world to tackle in 2018

I’m always looking for new outdoor challenges (to add to my current bucket list of climbing the seven summits and sailing the Pacific Ocean). …

Terrifying map shows how the flu is quickly spreading across the US

From the California coast to the shores of South Carolina, Americans across the country are coming down with some nasty strains of the flu this year.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports "influenza activity" is ticking up across the southern half of the US, with one strain …

Instant Pot helps mom lose 103 pounds

Brittany Williams is a wife, mother, and <b>lover of food</b>. She always has been - but she hasn't always been happy with her body. "I was <b>an emotional eater</b>, a bored eater, a TV eater, a binge eater; food controlled me," she wrote in <b>a blog post</b>. "By the time I met my husband in my 20s I was over 200 …

Fitness

Neuroscientists have identified how exactly a deep breath changes your mind

Breathing is traditionally thought of as an automatic process driven by the brainstem—the part of the brain controlling such life-sustaining functions as heartbeat and sleeping patterns. But new and unique research, involving recordings made directly from within the brains of humans undergoing …

The Brain

A professor of medicine explains why eating fat won't make you fat — but sugar will

"Eat fat, get fat" has been the conventional wisdom guiding American diets for the past two decades. Yet more and more research suggests that thinking is dangerously misguided.<p>"There is one thing we know about fats," Aaron Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at the Indiana University School of …

Honda Recalls 900,000 Odyssey Minivans After Injuries

Honda is recalling 900,000 Odyssey minivans after receiving injury reports related to a problem that causes second-row seats to tip forward.<p>The …

If You Hate Your Belly Fat, Try This Instead of Crunches and Dieting

When you look in the mirror, is your tummy the first place your eyes zero in on? If your belly fat gets squeezed, pushed down, and frowned at, you're not alone. Lucy Yates posted this photo to her Instagram page with the caption, "Like many women, my tummy has always been my struggle area & my …

Fitness

6 Things That Happened When I Tried Tongue Scraping For a Month

Who knew that getting rid of the gunk could do so much?<p>The first time I heard about tongue scraping, I have to admit that I scoffed. My tongue was just fine the way it was, thank you very much. But then I was in yoga and overheard a class regular raving about his better breath and improved …

Dentistry

How to remove brown stains from sheet pans — with stuff you already own

No matter how hard you scrub, there are some stains that just won't come out with soap and water. Case in point: the eternally-dirty sheet pan that always seems to have brown, burnt-on residue coating the sides.<p>But we don't have to resign ourselves to this fate — there's a simple two-ingredient …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Behr predicts In the Moment will be the hot new hue in 2018

In the Moment is more than a philosophy. It's the name of Behr's paint pick for 2018 Color of the Year.<p>The serene, blue-green color with a slightly gray cast represents the first time Behr has singled out a feature color from its annual list of 20 hot hues to watch.<p>And if you're thinking, "<i>2018?</i> …

This Woman’s Cleaning Plan Has Become an Internet Sensation

Do you follow the FlyLady? If not, here's a little backstory: the FlyLady is a site dedicated to organizing and cleaning your home, started by Marla …