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I Bought A Week Of Healthy Food From Trader Joe’s For Under $50

We all need to eat. I like to eat healthily, you like to eat healthily. But there’s a myth floating around that eating whole and healthy foods is too …

Trader Joe's

Your Nutritionist-Approved $50, $100, or $150 Healthy Grocery List

Apart from an amazing deep-tissue massage or a pedicure from Olive & June (is it a blessing or curse that there’s a location one block from my …

Healthy Eating

Speed up weight loss with these 12 expert tips

There are many conflicting diet theories when it comes to the best way to lose weight (and keep it off)…enough to make you want to dive head first into that chocolate sundae.<p>“We’re constantly bombarded by so much confusing information about weight loss that it can be difficult to know what to …

Nutrition

5 Fall Hair Color Trends You're About To See Everywhere

Heading into the hair salon for a seasonal color can be tricky. You're feeling the fall spirit, strolling in with your pumpkin spice latte and a …

Hairstyling

Everything You Should Expect From an Air Fryer (Despite Its Name)

The air fryer seems like a gimmicky single-use appliance. It's actually a multi-purpose, weeknight dinner efficiency machine.<p>The trick to getting …

Deep Frying

You Can Adopt Dogs That Failed Government Training for Being Too ‘Nice’ — Here’s How

Not all dogs graduate service dog training.<p>There is something simultaneously adorable and heartbreaking about a service dog who fails training. While …

Pets

25 Tips Every Married Couple Needs To Hear

The "last-bite" rule is a must.<p>These serious and silly suggestions will make your marriage stronger.

Relationships

Hacks For Overthinking Aren't As Complex As You'd Think, So Here's What Experts Suggest

Overthinking is the type of thing you don't realize you're doing until it's already succeeded in making you feel horrible. Whether it's some …

Self-help

19 Delicious Meatless Meals That Have A Ton Of Protein

You don't even have to be a vegetarian to enjoy them.<p>Of course, how much protein you need differs from person to person depending on your size, activity level, and whatever your health and fitness goals might be. For these meals, we made sure each had at least 15 grams as a good place to start when …

Here’s a Handy Way to Understand Healthy Serving Sizes

Unfortunately, this isn’t quite the full story. In fact, the serving size on a food label is determined by the manufacturer—and not the USDA, who …

How to Eat Spinach For Every Meal Of The Day

How to Eat Spinach for Every Meal<p>Spinach isn't just for salads.<p>July 02, 2018<p>I truly don't understand why kale is getting so much attention. Yes, it …

I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M. And It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

How to Make the Korean Pomegranate Drink That's Helping Women Lose a Pound a Day

You know how much Americans love the refreshing tang of lemonade? That’s how folks in Asia feel about a sweet-and-sour drink made with pomegranate …

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

27 Easy Pasta Recipes That Don't Use Sauce From A Jar, Because You Deserve Better

There's a time and a place for jarred tomato sauce. This is not it.<p>You want to make dinner with your eyes closed and both hands tied behind your back, right? It’s just a guess, based on the internet’s mass hysteria over sheet pan dinner recipes and 3-ingredient weeknight wonders.<p>There’s only one …

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Meditation

7 things you should always buy frozen

Amy’s pizza, Klondike bars, and those delicious little baby quiches. If you’re like us, they are your frozen food go-tos. But did you know your …

Healthy Eating

How Tech Companies Are Translating Your Physical Activity Into Digital Rewards

The best way to catch a rabbit is with a carrot.<p>The rap against technology is that it isolates us—that it prevents us from going outside and interacting with the "real world" at large. And technophobes tend to state their displeasure in deductive terms—"Put away your phone," "Unplug"—as though …

Parents Home

It's well-known that Disney animated films are interconnected. One recent example appears in the new movie <i>Moana</i>, during which the shape-shifting character Maui briefly morphs into Sven from <i>Frozen.</i><p>Now a new video posted to <i>Toy Story's</i> Facebook page shares how all Disney-Pixar films are …

Animation

The evolution of startups, told through an analysis of thousands of company bios

By itself, the company bio of a startup doesn’t make for great reading.<p>But in aggregate, company descriptions reveal important trends in Silicon Valley. Do founders still aspire to create the next big app? How big is “big data” now compared to five years ago?<p>To answer these these questions, we …

20 Awesome Salads Without Lettuce

I don't care how health conscious you are; dressed up lettuce does not <i>excite</i> you, at least not year-round. And when you're trying to avoid bulking …

25 things you don't actually need to keep in the fridge

There is probably a bunch of things in your fridge that doesn't need to be there. Removing these items from your fridge can free up space and improve the taste and quality of items that should be stored at room temperature.<p>Take a look at this list and then go rummage through your fridge.<p><b>Hot sauce</b> …

100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

But narrowing it down to just movies, you can put a good dent in some classics, if you have the right guide.<p>Well, that's why we're here.<p>We have searched through all of the titles on the streaming giant so you don't have to, and we put together the 100 movies streaming on Netflix you have to watch …

Paramount Pictures

A History of Punctuation for the Internet Age

“People don’t know why they get so upset about language,” David Crystal told me recently, over Skype from his home in Wales. “ ‘Potato’s,’ with an apostrophe ‘S,’ ” he offered, as an example of the kind of thing that drives some people batty, “but you ask them, ‘Why are you so upset?’, and they …

Text Messaging

NASA’s List Of The Best Air-Filtering Houseplants

Back in the late ‘80s, NASA was looking for ways to detoxify the air in its space stations. So it conducted a study to determine the most effective …

7 Quick-Fix Dinners That Make Weeknight Cooking a Cinch

We tend to fill our Pinterest boards with recipes for super-detailed, multi-step dinners, yet by 7 p.m. on Tuesday our patience for chopping and …

Cooking

10 Vegetables That Actually Aren't That Good For You