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10 Shockingly Grill-Friendly Vegetables

You might not have thought to toss these vegetables on the grill, but give it a shot. They'll be the sleeper hits of your next cookout.<p>10 …

This Spring Shoe Trend Will Make You Love Heels Again

When sneakers and flat shoes became the new norm for the fashion crowd, we'll admit we were pretty excited. Heels had been the go-to for so long, …

Shoes

Beef and Cabbage Stir Fry

A few weeks ago I got an email from Angela touting the deliciousness of a dish called “Crack Slaw“. With such an interesting name, I had to check it …

10 Awesome Bloggers Share Their Favorite Budget Recipes

We're all probably trying to save a little money and watch our spending. And while cooking meals at home instead of eating out at restaurants can …

Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore

<i>This easy healthy slow cooker chicken cacciatore is a tasty crockpot recipe with fantastic Italian flavors and just 10 minutes of hands-on time.</i> I’m …

The One Very Subtle Symptom of Lung Cancer You Need to Know

Believe it or not, lung cancer—not breast or uterine or ovarian cancer—claims more women’s lives every year than any other type of cancer. One of the reasons is that there’s no proven screening test for detecting early lung cancer, so the majority of patients (about 70 percent) are diagnosed once …

The One Thing You Should Be Doing Each Morning (But Aren't) | Valet.

Wall Pec Stretch<p>Stand facing a wall and raise one arm to shoulder height, straight out and perpendicular to body, forearm against wall. Rotate your …

Workouts

15 Calming Mindfulness Quotes That Will Help Soothe Your Anxious Feelings

Anxiety is becoming a big problem for people in America. According to most recent estimates, anxiety disorders affect 18.1 percent of adults in the …

adidas Introduces the Next Generation Ultra Boost X

A new generation of the ever-popular Ultra Boost has arrived in the form of the Ultra Boost X.<p>Designed to support the natural shape of a woman’s …

10 Easy Ways To Slash Calories

Cutting a few calories here and there won’t show up on the scale immediately, but making consistent changes will. Here are10 effortless ways to …

Nutrition

An open letter to President Trump from more than 200 startups, entrepreneurs, investors and innovators

“We are deeply troubled by the recent Executive Order banning citizens of seven countries and refugees from entering the U.S.”<p>Dear President Trump:<p>We are a group of startups, entrepreneurs, investors and innovators who believe that immigrants, and the diversity of experiences they bring to this …

Immigration

13 photos capture the stunning diversity of one very universal experience: dinner.

In times when the world seems divided on just about everything, it's helpful to look at what we have in common — even something obvious.<p>That's what …

The salad that you’ll be packing for lunch everyday

Linda Ellis, the owner and (what she calls) “chief lunch lady” behind the Sydney-based lunch delivery service Lunch Lady Lou, shares her favourite …

Hopping mad? Why kangaroo meat is great for your health

<b>It's often said Australians are the only ones crazy enough to eat one of their national emblems, the kangaroo.</b><p>While it's strictly not true (the …

Why Do People Cheat? We Got 11 Cheaters to Confess

It's a fact of life: Cheating happens. The numbers are all over the place, but they indicate that somewhere between about 10 percent and 70 percent (yes, over two-thirds!) of women have cheated. Another more recent and perhaps more accurate study showed that about 15 percent to 18 percent of …

Relationships

WATCH: "Finding" the Time to Do Things

Do you have things you'd like to do, but keep putting them off until you "find the time"...? And in today's busy world, where we are constantly bombarded with different things to give our attention to, how often does that strategy actually work out? Here's a video to help you stop kidding yourself, …

Forget dating 'rules' — an expert explains all you need for a strong relationship

Author and relationship expert Susan Winter shared the only guidelines you should follow in order to create the relationship you want.

We're so tired of dating apps but we just can't quit them

Is your relationship with your many dating apps starting to turn sour? You’re not alone.<p>The results of Match's annual Singles in America survey have …

127 tech firms team up against Trump's immigration ban (updated)

As expected, Intel, Google, Microsoft, Apple and 93 other tech firms have filed an amicus brief in support of lawsuits against President Donald Trump's executive order barring immigrants from seven countries. "The Executive Order abandons these principals [of tolerance, equality and openness]," the …

What’s the Difference Between Baking Soda and Baking Powder?

If you’ve ever tried substituting baking powder for baking soda (or vice versa), you’ve discovered that you can’t use the two interchangeably. We’ve …

Forgetting These 7 Little Things Makes Every Day More Stressful

It never ceases to amaze me when I’m faced with the reality of how easily I lose sight of the truth – I catch myself stressing out over something …

Handy

Low-FODMAP diet catches on among people with digestive misery

Would a life without onions, garlic, apples and most bread be worth living?<p>For growing numbers of people suffering from digestive ills, the answer is "yes," at least for a while.<p>They are trying something called the low-FODMAP diet, an experimental eating plan developed in Australia and now getting …

Here Are the Hidden Health Benefits of Your Workout Routine

Fitness: Maybe you don’t need another reason to hit the gym, but if you do… Did you know that exercising three times a week can lower your chance of …

Exercise

Five Cute Pregnancy Outfits for When You're In Your Ninth Month

Expecting a baby is a blessing, but those little side effects that come with the territory (weight gain, painful breasts, varicose veins, hot flashes)—especially when you're nearing the home stretch—can really make picking "pregnancy outfits" friggin' painful.<p>On the flip side, maternity clothing …

6 foods to help fight constipation

OK, so a lack of bowel movements may not be your favorite topic, but pretty much everyone goes through it at one point or another. So let's talk about it!<p>Constipation can occur for a variety of medical reasons, but more often than not, it is simply due to a poor diet and unhealthy lifestyle. If …

Seedy Cherry-Quinoa Bars

Makes 12 Servings<p>Be sure to rinse the quinoa before toasting or these could end up bitter tasting.<p>January 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 cup chopped almonds<p>½ cup raw quinoa, rinsed<p>¼ cup raw pumpkin seeds<p>¼ cup raw sunflower seeds<p>1 cup dried tart cherries<p>2 tablespoons brown rice …

Sesame-Peanut Bars

Makes about 16 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Practice it with us: Make a batch of these seed-and-nut-packed energy bars. Reach for one any time snack cravings strike. Repeat as often as necessary.<p>September 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Unsalted butter (for pan)<p>1¼ cups white and/or black sesame …

Food

IgG tests promise to reveal food sensitivities. But are they science or science-ish?

The post IgG tests promise to reveal food sensitivities. But are they science or science-ish? appeared first on Healthy Debate.

6 Unexpected Cities for the Food Lover

Travel<p>Get a taste for each corner of the world.<p>Move over, Milan. Get a taste for some surprising food destinations with this neighborhood guide to the best eats on (almost) every continent.<p>EUROPE <b><br>Budapest, Hungary</b><p>This European capital straddles the Danube River—Buda on one side and Pest on the …

Coney Island

How to Eat Healthy: 25 Easy Ways to Eat Healthier Every Day

There's a lot of advice out there on how to eat healthy, and if we're being honest, it can sometimes feel like too much to think about. Especially …