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High Protein Diet and Weight Loss

What's more, protein isn't as portable as other foods. The best sources—fish, meat, dairy, beans—aren't as quick or convenient as most carbs or even fruits and veggies. "Traditional protein sources aren't usually grab and go. And if they are, they're often fried or unhealthy," says nutrition expert …

The Bigger Breast Workout

Try these easy moves from Look Better Naked to build muscle in your chest<p>"We must, we must, we must increase our bust!" Remember that middle-school mantra, and the ridiculous "exercise" that accompanied it—elbows bent like chicken wings, pumping back and forth, back and forth? Lots of good that did …

The Real Reason You Can’t Shed Pounds | Women's Health

Pre-meal, everyone’s ghrelin levels were about the same. But after the meal, the people without the FTO gene saw a much bigger dip in their ghrelin levels. What’s more, ghrelin levels rose back to their pre-meal level much more quickly for people who had the FTO gene.<p>When your body functions …

Women's Health

Dark and white chocolate brownies recipe

Decadent brownies using white and dark chocolate.<p>‘These are iconic,’ Rosie Henderson, who has worked at Daylesford for nine years, says. ‘I feel as though I am the keeper of the brownies, so I take it upon myself to taste them pretty much every day, to make sure that they are perfect!’<p><i>Makes 16</i><p>4 eggs<p>…

Dessert

Pan haggerty with mustard, egg and caper mayonnaise recipe

Potatoes, onions and cheese are a great combination, and pan haggerty is the Northumberland version of it.<p>We add bacon, then serve it with some salad leaves tossed in French dressing and a sharp mustard and caper mayonnaise to counter the richness of the cheese and bacon. Choose a silky-textured …

Mary Berry's chocolate and vanilla marble loaf cake

<b>SERVES</b><br>10<p><b>TOTAL TIME</b><br>1 hour 40 minutes<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>For the cake<p>225g (8oz) butter, softened<br>• 225g (8oz) caster sugar<br>• 275g (9¾oz) self-raising flour<br>• 2 level tsp baking powder<br>• 4 large eggs<br>• 2 tbsp milk<br>• ½ tsp vanilla extract<br>• 1½ level tbsp cocoa powder<br>• 2 tbsp hot water<p><b>For the icing</b><p>25g (1oz) butter<br>• 15g (½oz) cocoa …

Dessert

Stop Cravings with these Peanut Butter Breakfasts

After each experiment, researchers took participants’ blood samples and asked them to rate their appetite levels. Turns out, those who ate peanuts in the a.m. reported feeling fuller eight to 12 hours after breakfast—and peanut butter had an even stronger appetite-suppressing effect.<p>The results of …

Takeout Food: How It Makes You Gain Weight

Previous research has found that restaurant meals typically contain two to three times the calories you <i>should</i> be taking in at each meal—which may be why 72 percent of people in the survey said they were overweight.<p>Many restaurants serve huge portions, says Brooke Alpert, RD, founder of B …

Nutrition

31 Amazing Things To Cook In August

Summer is winding down. GET COOKING.<p><b>WHAT'S IN SEASON:</b><p>SO MANY DELICIOUS THINGS! Obviously, last-chance summer berries are the perfect excuse to eat dessert twice a day. Also, to drink sangria on the regular.<p>(This will vary depending on the time of the month and where you live):<p>- Apricots<p>- Basil<p>- …

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs iPhone 5 | Trusted Reviews

Samsung Galaxy S4 or iPhone 5 – which should you get?<p>The Galaxy S4 and iPhone 5 are the most successful phones Samsung and Apple have produced. They …

Phones

Samsung Galaxy S4 tips and tricks | Trusted Reviews

Best Galaxy S4 tips and tricks<p>The Samsung Galaxy S4 has become the most popular Android phone of the year. It has sold tens of millions.<p>Samsung has …

Go lean

<i>PLUS: MAKE THIS DELICIOUS STEAK TARTARE WITH JALAPENOS RECIPE >></i><p><b>As you might expect,</b> I enjoyed Jessie Kissinger's "How To Eat Raw Meat Safely," which went up yesterday, a lot. A lot of raw meat gets eaten in the Ozersky houseshold. Even my dog eats raw meat! And you can rest assured that I have no …

Napa Valley

Saffron bread with brandy ice cream and strawberries recipe

A Cornish saffron bread recipe from Anna Hansen, of The Modern Pantry. Also delicious for breakfast.<p><i>Serves eight -10</i><p>The bread recipe makes two loaves. You will have one left over for breakfast, toasted with lots of butter.<p><i>Somerset Cider Brandy ice cream</i><p>10 egg yolks<p>200g/7 oz caster sugar<p>125ml/4.25fl …

Sweet Potatoes Recipe: Sweet Potato Fries

Preheat oven to 450°F. On a baking sheet, drizzle olive oil over potatoes and mix with hands to coat evenly.<p>In a small bowl, combine paprika with 1 tsp Cajun seasoning, then sprinkle over potatoes, mixing again to coat. Bake for 15 minutes, or until potatoes are soft and beginning to …

The Best Dress Shorts for Your Body Type

The Best Shorts for Your Body Shape<p>When cutoffs won't cut it, we've got the fix: cute shorts that are polished enough for work, brunch, you name it<p>Aaron Richter<p>Flirty Flat-Front<p>No major curves? No problem. These dress shorts are sexy on a straight-ish lower half.<p><b>RACHEL Rache Roy shorts</b>, $79 …

14 Personal Goals You Can Keep

<b>1. Take stock.</b><br>How now, Dow Jones? That is the question. Bank bailouts? Sub-prime mortgages? If you're not confused, you aren't paying attention. But ignorance will cost you, so make a point of reading the financial section of your newspaper every day. Lesson No. 1: If your best friend loses her …

Women's Health

Plus two other seafood ideas that are delicious AND good for you.<p>Because the struggle is so, so real.<p>The new S'mores options are changing the game.<p>Looks like Kool-Aid, tastes like heaven.<p>Because the heart wants chocolate.<p>Giving the phrase “yeasty undertones” a whole new meaning.<p>You'll be counting …

Does Plastic Surgery Make You More Attractive?

On average, participants thought the patients looked 3.1 years younger after surgery—but there was no significant difference between attractiveness scores before and after the cosmetic procedures.<p>Want to skip the surgery? Use these knife-free tips to keep looking youthful—and save yourself a lot of …

Print It: The Look Better Naked 2-Day Cleanse Diet

This short and sweet cleansing diet will help you get on the road to faster weight loss<p>MITCH MANDEL<p>What are you doing this weekend? Ready to look better naked? The best way to get into the groove of a new approach to eating is by experiencing early results. And you will—with this 2-day plan by …

The Best Breakfast to Eat for Weight Loss

By the end of the study, the large-breakfast group had lost two and a half times more weight and 4.6 more inches from their waists than the women who ate their largest meals in the evening. But it gets better: The big-breakfast eaters also had lower levels of bad cholesterol and higher levels of …

Black forest gâteau recipe

A deconstructed and stacked-up take on the Seventies classic Black Forest cake, with kirsch cherries and lashings of grated chocolate<p>SERVES<p>10<p>INGREDIENTS<p>100g/3½oz 70 per cent cocoa dark chocolate, melted<br>• 50g/2oz cocoa<br>• 1 vanilla pod, seeds scraped<br>• 200g/7oz unsalted butter, softened<br>• 300g/10½oz dark soft …

Speedy weeknight suppers: baked eggs with salmon and spinach

Rich and satisfying, this egg dish feels like something really indulgent after work, especially with a fat slice of crunchy buttered toast.<p>You will need two small, shallow dishes for this, each about the width of a fried egg. Failing that a couple of ramekins will work too.<p>SERVES<p><i>2</i><p>INGREDIENTS<p>200g …

Breakfast

Burn Fat Fast | Women's Health

The key to this kind of caloric demolition is a type of workout called a superset, in which you do two moves back to back with zero rest. It will hurt--but you won't be sorry. Because with supersets, you'll not only get that initial (and insane!) metabolic spike, but according to a study from …

China's rainbow mountains - in pictures

The Danxia scenic area in Gansu province, north-west China, is a landform of reddish sandstone that has been eroded to create unusual rock formations

The Best Way To Grill Salmon | Men's Health

Moonen’s pick for superior salmon: fatty wild Chinook salmon. Ask for 1 ½-inch-thick fillets cut from the head end of the fish. And buy it skin-on. That will give you the most flavor, he says.<p>For the full recipe, plus three must-know tricks for grilling vegetables, reel in a copy of the September …