Karen Dominguez

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Hurricane Science: How Storms Like Arthur Form and Grow

It comes down to warm ocean water and the Earth's eastward rotation.<p>As Hurricane Arthur, the season's first hurricane, gathers strength off the U.S. southeast coast, thousands of Americans who were looking forward to baseball games, barbecues, and beaches are preparing for a windy, water-soaked …

Sugar is Killing Us. Here's Everything You Need to Know.

"Sugar can act like poison in high doses—and the amount in our diets has gone beyond toxic," says Robert Lustig, M.D., a neuroendocrinologist at the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine. The typical American now swallows the equivalent of 22 sugar cubes every 24 hours. That …

Avocado Recipes: 5 New Ways to Use Avocado

We can’t think of a reason why you wouldn’t want to chow down on more of these green wonders, especially when they’re more versatile than you may think. The five recipes below will teach you how to work avocados into breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even dessert.<p>For <b>breakfast</b>, try a Mango Surprise …

I Exercise Every Day: Why Can't I Lose Weight?

The majority of my clients fall into the weight loss category. They often come to their first nutrition consultation frustrated and discouraged. They cannot seem to understand why they are unable to lose weight after spending hours each day at the gym. Indeed, it is not unusual for some clients to …

Fitness

8 Beauty Myths That Are Actually True

<b>Tight Buns and Ponytails Can Make Your Hair Fall Out</b><br>Any hairstyle that causes tension by pulling at the scalp and root can lead to scarring hair loss, which means it's not going to grow back. Sub out your regular topknot with one of these loose, pretty hairstyles to save your strands.<p><b>Rubbing Your</b> …

Lunar Rocks Are First Direct Evidence of Collision That Formed Moon

Lunar samples from Apollo landings confirm a long-held theory.<p>Newly analyzed lunar rocks have revealed the first direct evidence of the ancient smashup that created the moon, bolstering a long-held theory.<p>The rocks were gathered by astronauts on NASA's Apollo missions. But newer scanning electron …

National Geographic Travel

5 Minutes to Tight, Toned Abs

Are you ready? Get set go:<p>Here are the five moves:<br>1. Braced Squat<br>2. Alternating Dumbbell Press<br>3. Single Leg Row<br>4. Dumbbell Carry<br>5. Reverse Lunge with Raise<p>Are you obsessed yet? If so, there are definitely more videos where that one came from! Click here to check out our workout video collection. …

Workouts

7 High-Protein Breakfast Ideas

<i>By Melinda Johnson for U.S. News</i><p>Protein tends to be misunderstood. At times, it's flying high on a fad-diet craze, when it seems that half of our population is shunning carbs in favor of a high-protein diet. At other times, protein is forgotten completely, as people order salads with low-fat …

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9 Smart Snack Swaps for a Better Body

Turn your morning or afternoon nosh into a body-boosting treat<p>Snacks can be the superheroes of your diet. They can help tide over your hunger until …

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<i>Let’s explore the world of special ingredients together! We’ll do the research and make some mistakes in the kitchen so you don’t have to. Today,</i> …

Breakfast

An Insane Workout: 12 Minutes of Non-Stop Sculpting

Twelve minutes—that is all that it takes to kick your metabolism into high gear and build lean, strong (read: sexy!) muscle.<p>This time-efficient …

Women's Health

How to Become a Morning Workout Person<p>Even if you're an early bird, getting up before the sun rises to go sweat your butt off can be seriously daunting. The good news: It's possible to become a morning workout person (with relatively little pain). Just follow these 7 steps<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>Pack …

3 Ways to Stop Negative Thoughts from Sabotaging Our Lives. ~ Linda Paull

Which do you want first: the good news or the bad news?<p>I guess it’s conventional to share the not-so-good news with you first, so here it goes. I’d …