Kay Newton

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Hold Up—Should We Be Eating the Avocado SEED?

This could change everything.<p>We’re all about the avocado love. Avocado toast, avocado popsicles, avocado brownies, just plain old avocados, we’ll take ‘em all. But according to a handful of foodies (and even one study), we've been missing something major: the seed.<p>Yep, as in the giant hard pit that …

10 Foods to Eat When You’re Constipated

Unclog those pipes, baby.<p>Remember that one time you couldn't poop for a few days and it hurt (and stunk) like hell? Most people have felt that same pain. Constipation is one of the most common gastrointestinal problems, affecting 42 million people in the United States, according to the National …

This New Yoga Class Encourages You to Swear and Drink Beer

Go with the flow meets Rage Against the Machine.<p>Ever felt like dropping an F-bomb mid-crow pose? Believe it or not, that type of behavior is encouraged at a new class called Rage Yoga.<p>Founded by Lindsay-Marie Istace, Rage Yoga promises to work out your angst using “foul language, laughter, and …

Whoopi Goldberg's New Cannabis-Infused Products

Just in time to celebrate the 20th, Whoopi Goldberg has partnered with weed industry vet Maya Elisabeth to launch a line of marijuana products meant for women. The cannabis-infused collection includes bath salts, tinctures, creams and chocolates inspired by, as Whoopi says, "my own experience from …

All-Natural Exercise Equipment

An all-natural exercise set created by industrial design student Ali Safa A. forgoes the use of metal and rubber in typical gym equipment in favor of environmentally friendly materials. Made from hemp, wood, ash and marble, the minimalist workout equipment (called Femton) encourages a healthy …

6 Ways to Get More Out of Your Doctor Appointments

It’s a strange paradox: As medical science has advanced, actual medical care—that is, interaction with patients—has taken a nosedive. The average …

Your Guide To Traditional British Wedding Etiquette

When was the last time you read a book, or a substantial magazine article? Do your daily reading habits center around tweets, Facebook updates, or …

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7 ways to lose weight when you’re over 60

For many of us, life gets better—easier, even—as we get older. We get more comfortable and confident in our own skin. We weed out what doesn't work for us and invite more of what does work into our lives. There's a certain clarity that inspires us not to sweat the small stuff so much and to keep …

Waterfront Remote Island Resort in Norway

Norway architecture firm Stinessen Arkitektur built a remote resort, on a Norway island located in Steigen. <i>Manshausen</i> is a project of isolated cabins …

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Microgarden Indoor Greenhouse

The clever Microgarden is a foldable greenhouse in which to grow vegetable sprouts. Perfect for small spaces, Microgarden blends an appealing, simple design with reliable functionality. Made from a transparent, recyclable and waterproof material, the origami-inspired product comes complete with …

100 Years of Fitness in 100 Seconds

(YouTube link)<p>The way women have tried to stay fit sure has changed in the last 100 years. One thing you must remember is that the first couple of …

The Top Foods People Who've Lost More Than 10 Pounds Eat for Breakfast

Add them to your a.m. meal to start your own slimdown.<p>Trying to drop a few pounds? Before you totally overhaul your eating habits, take a cue from people who've already successfully slimmed down: We tapped into the data from MyFitnessPal's more than 65 million users (the app lets people track their …

Top 15 Travel Spots for 2015

The <i>New York Times</i> Travel Show always proves to be an entertaining and efficient way to sift through the morass of clutter generated by the travel industry. This past January, I made it a point to attend some of the seminars offered, including two that were presented by the father-daughter duo, …

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5 Ways You're Hydrating Wrong

It's not as straightforward as you might think.<p>Taking in enough fluids seems simple, right? Just drink more water. That will help, sure, but there are probably a few hydration mistakes you're making—without even realizing it. Fix these six missteps to make sure you're getting the H2O you</b> …

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What to Eat to Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer

The disease is on the rise—but these foods may help you decrease your odds of getting it.<p>Research has long shown that a plant-based diet has cancer-fighting powers. Now, a new study offers even more proof that giving up animal products can lower your risk of one specific type of cancer that happens …

20 Satisfying Lunches That Promote Weight Loss

Your lunch break just became the healthiest part of your nine to five.<p>You probably spend your mornings at work counting down the minutes 'til your much-needed lunch break, so why not double your pleasure by brown-bagging a delicious meal you can actually get excited about? Skip the drive-thru, stop …

What Is Transvaginal Mesh—and What's the Deal with Those Freaking Commercials?

You may want to close your legs when you read this.<p>You know a medical topic is worth Googling when celebs start Tweeting about it. And recently, comedian Chelsea Peretti did just that when she couldn't help but notice a deluge of commercials referencing transvaginal mesh.<p>We went to the experts to …

9 Genius Ways to Stick to Your Wedding Budget, Danggit

Be a bride with a plan...and lots of money left over for the honeymoon.<p>Most couples spend more than double a year's rent on just one day of their lives: their wedding. According to a recent survey by The Knot, nuptials cost over $31,000, on average. And while the majority of brides and grooms set a …

The Secret to a Long and Happy Marriage

Stop everything and try this now—your bond will thank you<p>No, it isn't compromise, unconditional love, or an even split of the household chores (although those probably wouldn't hurt). It turns out, the key to a long and happy marriage is sex, according to a recent study in <i>The Journal of</i> …

Photographer is fed up with stick-skinny mannequins, is on a mission to help women embrace their curves

It can be difficult feeling comfortable in your own skin when the media perpetuates an idea of what beauty is. Tall. Skinny. Straight teeth. Fuller …

The Best Sleep Posture for You

Sleeping well is essential for your health—and the trick is getting into the ideal position<p>Most women have trouble scoring between the sheets—scoring ample shut-eye, that is. Nearly 80 percent have problems sleeping at least a few times a month, and 23 percent have issues almost every night, …

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10 Surprising Things That Benefit Our Brain That You Can Do Everyday

Our brains are by far one of our most important organs. Here are 10 of the most surprising things our brains do and what we can learn from them:<p><b>1.</b> …

The Exponential Benefits of Eating Less

<i>By James McWilliams</i><p>There’s one T-shirt in my drawer that I don’t wear, mainly because I think it’s sort of offensive. It reads: <i>Eat Less You Pig</i>.<p>A nutritionist gave it to me. She had the shirts made because she was tired of the endless hand wringing over what it meant to eat ethically, eat …

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

28 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

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What Sugar Does to Your Body

Here's what happens to your system when you eat something packed with the sweet stuff.<p>The instant something sweet touches your tongue, your taste buds direct-message your brain: <i>deee-lish</i>. Your noggin's reward system ignites, unleashing dopamine. Meanwhile, the sugar you swallowed lands in your …

25 Surefire Signs You've Finally Hit Middle Age

What exactly <i>is</i> middle age? Is it when you hit 40 or 50 or 60? According to one study, the average person believes youth ends at 35 and old age begins at 58. Therefore, the years in between -- all 23 of them -- constitute middle age. Thirty-five is middle age? Ouch!<p>We believe middle age is no longer …