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The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Nutrition

Vegan Sourdough Blueberry Pancakes

These vegan Sourdough Blueberry Pancakes are crispy and golden at the edges and fluffy and tender inside. They are also whole wheat. A vegan, …

Breakfast

Here's Proof a Week on the Ketogenic Diet Isn't As Terrible As You Think

Use this guide to find a meal rotation that works for you<p>The resurgence of the ketogenic diet—one that consists of 60 to 80 percent fat and very few carbohydrates (like, less than 10 percent of your diet, few)—is just that, a resurgence.<p>“It’s not new at all,” says Chris Mohr, Ph.D., R.D. A low-carb …

Nutrition

20 Keto Lunch Recipes That Will Make You Forget You're on a Diet

With any diet comes the challenge of constantly coming up with creative recipes to help you stick with it. The ketogenic diet, in which the body …

Tip: Stop Stretching Your Lower Back

Stretches for the low back can backfire, leading to more tightness and pain. Do this instead.<p>This Stretch Can Make Things Worse<p>Check out the warm-up …

Biomechanics

Pennsylvania Dutch Apple Pie

The hallmark of Dutch apple pie is its creamy apple filling, but we didn’t rely on the traditional cream to achieve it. Instead we added melted …

Baking

Apple Pie Baked Apples

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cut the Grannysmith apple and 1 Honeycrisp apple into a small dice (about 2½ cups) and place in a medium-sized bowl. Add 3 …

Baking

These gluten-free spinach muffins are loaded with protein and probiotics

On the continous quest for seamless weekday mornings, meal-prepped breakfasts are pretty much the holy grail. When you’re trying to squeeze in ten …

Is This Really America’s Best Cheeseburger?

How To Make The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies, According To 5 Expert Bakers

YUM.<p>There’s no cookie more universally loved than the chocolate chip cookie, so we all owe it to ourselves to bake the best darn chocolate chip cookies we can possibly make ― for us, for our friends and family, and for the dignity of the chocolate chip cookie itself.<p>We’re here with help. We reached …

Dessert

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The truth behind my 'perfect' Instagram photos

<i>Social-media star Katherine Ormerod is a poster girl for healthy living. But her 23,000 followers don’t see the torment it’s taken her to get there. Here, she reveals the truth...</i><p>Sunbathing on a beach in Mexico, scrolling through comments on my Instagram feed, I should have felt on top of the …

The Only Core Workout You’ll Ever Need

Single-Arm Strict Press<p>Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, a kettlebell racked at right shoulder, left arm extended at side; shoulders should be …

Your New Habits Will Stick With These 5 Killer Strategies

Your guilt from missing your goals has been squashed mercilessly and cast to the back of your mind so often that it has almost become a reflex action.

Why the 'gluten-free movement' is less of a fad than we thought

Amy Neiwirth is a Columbus-based artist who makes tiny clay models of popular foods: pizzas, cakes, waffles, even retro TV dinners.<p>But Neiwirth, 35, doesn't eat any of those foods herself -- not the conventional versions, anyway. She's one of the 3.1 million Americans who follows a gluten-free …

10 Bad Habits That Are Sabotaging Your Success

Most of the time, we’re busy thinking about and planning all the things we’re going to <i>do</i> in the months ahead — but what about all of the old, bad habits that it might be better for us to <i>stop</i> doing? Knowing when to say “no” is important, so here are 10 things that we think everyone should consider …

The 5 WORST mistakes that are destroying your metabolism (abs) G

Surprisingly, not all exercises are good for you. In fact, research has discovered that doing crunches, sit-ups and other ab-targeted exercises will …

How to get fit for the slopes: plank with arm reach and rotation

It’s the time of year when skiers and snowboarders turn attention to getting fit for the slopes ahead of a winter trip to the mountains. Getting your body prepared will not only help you ski or snowboard better, but will make the whole experience a lot more enjoyable – no more endless aching or …

Skiing

What is “healthy”?

I have recently sat down with a professor friend of mine to talk about our new app that helps people establish healthy eating habits. Halfway through …

How to Build Good Habits

Aristotle once said “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.”<p>The question is – how do you develop good habits and …

Motivation

6 Habits that Healthy People Do Differently

We all have those friends in tip top health condition; they rarely get sick, tout glowing hair and skin, and can scale a flight of stairs without …

Time Management

5 habits worth cultivating in 2017, according to a dietitian

Whether you make formal New Year’s resolutions or not, the changing of the calendar often leads to contemplating what changes we might like to see in our lives. On the nutrition front, these are my top five picks for habits worth cultivating in 2017.<p>Cook more<p>Creating and serving even the simplest …

Plant-Based Diet

I Only Ate Tacos for a Week and It Made Me So Much Healthier

The taco cleanse is real and it's amazing.<p>At the beginning of 2016, the internet exploded with tweets, Instagrams, and news stories about the taco cleanse, heralding it as this year's latest and greatest diet. Obviously this sounded absurd—detox with tacos? No way that's possible. But according to …

Food

The Habit That Will Help You Lose the Extra Weight

Feel like you've got a little extra padding to deal with? The health experts at Harvard have an answer for you to help you shed the weight: keep your glycemic index (GI) chart handy.<p>In the December 2014 issue of <b>Harvard Health Review</b>, researchers note that it's not fat that you should be worried …

Nutrition

Mindfulness Workouts Are The New Way To Work Your Body And Brain

<i>This article originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>Here are some of the things to love about sweat-drenched, heart-pumping fitness …

11 Health Benefits of Eating Salmon

By Franziska Spritzler<p>Salmon is one of the most nutritious foods on the planet.<p>This popular fatty fish is loaded with nutrients and may reduce risk …

The key to weight loss: Make a mental shift

Sure, you want to lose weight, but are you in the right mindset to make it happen? Stop sabotaging your efforts with a self-defeating outlook and …

Weight Loss

The 3 Pillars of Fat Loss

<b>Anyone who ever tells you “this is what you should do one hundred percent of the time” when it comes to your training is trying to sell you …

Healthy Eating Tips for Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions

If eating healthier is one of your top new year priorities, that's great. But "I'm going to eat healthier this year" is one of those well …

Forget Your Weight In 2017. Get Fit For Your Life.

We love to demonize the time we take for ourselves and call it selfish, a luxury and classify it as anything but necessary. I’m here to debunk that misconception and tell you all the reasons you need to make fitness a priority in the New Year. Guess what? Not one of my reasons has to do with your …

Happiness