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The Best One Pot Recipes To Make This Week For Weight Loss, According To A Chef

One of the reasons I don’t cook more is because of the dish situation. There are so many pots, pans and utensils to clean when you’re done. It can …

This Personal Trainer Debunks the Biggest Myths About Building Muscle and Losing Fat

When people are looking to get in shape, they typically want to build muscle and burn fat at the same time. The problem with attempting to achieve both is there are a lot of misconceptions about how to build muscle and burn fat separately, let alone in conjunction with each other. Personal trainer …

Fitness

13 High-Protein Meal Prep Recipes to Make This Sunday

13 meals in only four hours.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Jennifer Wilcox. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>Meal prep and I have a love-hate relationship. I really enjoy it throughout the week, because it makes my life easier. It allows me to sleep a …

Healthy Eating

11 Must-pack Items, According to Full-time Travel Writers

As a travel journalist, I often feel I've hit the career jackpot. I travel as often as my passport allows — 28 countries and counting! — and I’m able …

New York City

I Hate Buying Expensive Bras, So I Found the Best Affordable Ones

Don’t get me wrong—I love pretty lingerie just as much as the next person. But if you’re anything like me, you love buying <i>all</i> things (see proof here, …

Clothing

The 10 Most-Popular Healthy Salads on Pinterest Right Now — Recipe Roundup

Do you feel that? That sweet, sweet sunshine that's slowly infiltrating our lives and promising warmer days ahead? I certainly can, and I'm ready to …

Healthy Eating

A day-by-day guide to your first week at a new job

Congrats! You landed a new gig! Whether you made a lateral move or jumped up three rungs, it’s cause to celebrate.<p>While a vacation in between your …

Note-Taking

The Best Fried Chicken in Every State

According to Yelp, even states outside the South have good fried chicken.<p>In the South, good fried chicken isn’t hard to find. Sometimes the best …

Texas

The Anti-Aging Kale Pesto Pasta Salad

Can pasta salad help you live longer? That might be a stretch, but lately I have been fascinated with longevity research and I recently stumbled …

Food

The 2 Ingredients That Transformed My Mornings

Every morning, after the daily tussle of unwinding body from sheets and the inevitable minute or two on my phone, I dazedly make the few-step journey to the kitchen. Half conscious, in the way that coffee addicts head for the machine as if magnetically propelled, I open the cabinet and then the …

New York City

Hit the Gym With This Effective Total Body One-Dumbbell Workout

You already know that strength training is a crucial component to any workout routine if you want to get fit, get healthy, and lose weight.<p>Lifting …

Workouts

11 Vegan Breakfast Sandwiches for When You're Sick of Avocado Toast

Some people will try to tell you that all breakfast sandwiches involve bacon, egg, and cheese. We give you permission to throw the firmest soy …

Breakfast

The Under $40 Way to Get Rid of Acne Scars

<b>The only thing worse than a pimple is the dark spot it leaves behind.</b><p>I used to be one of those annoying people with clear, perfect skin. That all …

Skin Care

How to lose weight if you're addicted to food, according to a cognitive scientist who struggled for years

Susan Peirce Thompson struggled for decades to lose weight. She tried everything, from diet books and rigid workout regimens to running a marathon. She even considered having a gastric bypass, an intensive surgery that can involve months of counseling and preparation.<p>Somewhere along the way, she …

Nutrition

How Can You Make Running Less Painful?

Millions of U.S. runners are starting to greet the warmer weather with an outdoor run. Some portion will finish those runs with knee, foot or back …

This Fitness Program Helped Shabraya Shed 22 Pounds and Gain 15 Pounds of Muscle

Behind every strong woman is a group of other strong women supporting her fitness goals. One year ago, Shabraya Caldwell embarked on a fitness …

7 common food pairings you'll be surprised to learn you should totally avoid

Bread

10 Unmissable Places to Visit in Japan

Japan is somewhere I think everyone should visit. From futuristic skyscrapers to tranquil bamboo forests and neon arcades to serene temples, it’s …

Japan

A Broad City Guide to Eating in New York City

A Broad City Guide to Eating in NYC<p>A guide to where the Abbi and Ilana eat in NYC? YAS queen!<p>April 09, 2018<p>Ever been watching Broad City and wondered …

Broad City

The delicious salad leaves to try in your garden that keep on giving with ‘cut and grow’

Pulling up entire salad plants seems like madness once you've moved on to 'cut and grow again' as Mark Diacono explains.<p>One of the great pleasures of …

Gardening

If You Love Snacking and Want to Lose Weight, Always Choose This

Whether you're packing an afternoon snack or hitting up the appetizers at a party, Paula Norris, a dietitian known as movingdietitian on Instagram, posted these comparison photos to remind you to skip the crackers and opt for fresh veggies instead.<p>Here are her three reasons:<p>You can eat more for …

Nutrition

Ultra runner Scott Jurek: how I eat

<b>Breakfast</b><p>At home, it’s a smoothie: fruit, greens, nuts, nut butter or flax oil and protein powder. Then, before my morning workout, some oatmeal and wholegrain toast with more nut butter. On a normal day I do 3,000-4,000 calories. When I was doing the Appalachian Trail, though, that went up to …

Ultramarathons

The 7 Best Trader Joe's Smoothie Ingredients

And we thought TJ's couldn't get any better.<p>What do smoothies and Trader Joe's have in common? They both have endless possibilities. Whenever I …

Healthy Eating

A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Exfoliation

What do popular products like the Clarisonic brush and Glossier’s New Solution have in common? They both fall under the exfoliating category, which …

Skin Care

This Is the Absolute Best Workout to Shed Weight — You're Welcome

We don't have to look far for incentive to go to the gym. In addition to the mental health benefits of working out [1], it's rewarding to feel "in …

Exercise

Your Blood Type Holds a Lot of Information — Like What You Should Be Eating

Unlike most diets, the blood type diet was founded on the concept of personalized nutrition — eating different foods based on one's biochemical makeup. <b>Eat Right 4 Your Type</b>, commonly known as the blood type diet, was published in 1996 by naturopathic doctor Peter J. D'Adamo. According to <b>Eat 4 Your</b> …

Wellness

Gluten-Free Low-Carb Cauliflower Cheese Soup Recipe

Nutrition Highlights (per serving)<p>Calories 209<p>Fat 16g<p>Carbs 9g<p>Protein 10g<p>Nutrition Facts<p>Servings: 8 (1 cup each)<p>Amount per serving<p>Calories<p>209<p>% Daily …

Food

16 Healthy Lunches That Cost Less Than $2 to Make

When I started my first full-time job, I quickly developed the bad (but common) habit of spending way too much on lunch. What started out as an …

Healthy Eating

Gut Health Needs To Start In Childhood. Here's Exactly What A Kids' Nutrition Expert Recommends

You've probably heard the term "gut health" quite a bit over the past few years, and maybe you've made a concerted effort to take care of your own …

Wellness

A Complete Guide to Pre-Workout Supplements

Everything you need to know before you hit the gym.<p>About 30 minutes before beginning one of his regular strength training workouts, Nick Dio takes a Go Pill. A pre-workout supplement packing ingredients that most people would need a pocket M.D. and a medical pronunciation guide to explain—pyruvic …

Wellness