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This Scandinavian diet created by a Danish CEO and dietitian has been hailed as 'the simplest diet in the world'

• <b>Suzy Wengel, a Danish dietitian who's the CEO of a biotech company, wrote the book "The Scandi Sense Diet."</b>• <b><br>Her eating plan is based on the simple</b> …

15 Foods That Increase Blood Pressure and Should Be Avoided

High blood pressure can damage your heart, brain, kidneys, and cause a number of other complications such as disabilities. There…

9 Best Weighted Blankets for a Good Night's Sleep

If you’re one of the 108 million Americans who struggles with sleeping, you’ve probably found yourself scouring the web for the best weighted …

The Pilates Series of Five

The Pilates series of five is a popular sequence of Pilates mat ab exercises that you can put in any workout you do. If you are basically following …

10 Superfoods For Everything From Allergies To Muscle Pain

Illustrated by Caitlin Owens.<p><i>We've all trolled the internet at midnight wondering if our symptoms are normal, or if a bowl of cereal qualifies as</i> …

10 Easy Dinners to Make with a Costco Rotisserie Chicken

On your next trip to Costco, bring home a rotisserie chicken. It is the best $4.99 you will spend, and the secret to easy dinners that keep your food …

How often to clean everything you own, from your toilet to your phone, according to science

Humans do not live in our homes alone. There are approximately 7,000 different species of bacteria floating around in your house right now. And that's just in the dust.<p>The rich and complex web of dirt, viruses, and pollen floating around us isn't all bad. It's important to keep some microbes around …

A world-record holder who runs 100-mile races says the high-fat diet Silicon Valley loves transformed his body and performance

Our bodies might work better when we're burning fat as fuel.<p>From a health perspective, burning fat rather than primarily getting fuel from carbs might help stabilize blood sugar. From an athletic perspective, being a fat-burner might help some people recover more quickly and perform at a higher …

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

A Trainer Says to Ditch Crunches For These Ab Moves Instead

Of all the core exercise variations out there, crunches definitely dominate in terms of popularity. But are they <i>actually</i> effective for achieving abs, or have we all been wasting our time? Personal trainer Ridge Davis helped us settle the debate once and for all. Spoiler: there are better moves to …

Workouts

How to make pastry cream

<i>Editor’s note:</i> Lucky Peach <i>was a magical food magazine that existed from 2011 to 2017. It was beloved by readers, regarded as a destination</i> …

13 Mini Comfort Foods That Are Perfect for a Crowd

It’s an indisputable fact: Everything is better when it’s bite-sized. These mini comfort foods are cute, they’re great for a crowd, and best of all, …

This Mushroom Risotto Is Extra Creamy Thanks to a Secret Ingredient

The idea that homemade risotto is time-consuming and tedious is a common misconception. Sure, it requires some love and attention in the form of …

This Shepherd’s Pie Recipe For One Person Is So Easy, You Don’t Need To Be A Cooking Whiz To Make It

When you are all about holiday cooking, St. Patrick's Day is the perfect chance to experiment with Irish recipes. But does that mean you need to dye …

Green Edamame & Pea Falafel with a Yoghurt, Cucumber & Mint Dip (vegan recipe)

You're just like me aren't you? You eat lots of falafel. <br>They're a great go-to snack, but they are also good on a BBQ kebab skewer, in salads or in a …

9 Ethiopian Foods That You Should Know About

If you live in a major city, chances are that you’ve already had the joy of experiencing Ethiopian food, but if you haven’t, it’s time to get acquainted — especially if you’re fond of vegetables and spices. A typical Ethiopian meal will consist of a variety of meat and vegetable curried stews …

Does autism arise because the brain is continually surprised?

<b>Originally published on Spectrum</b><p>Satsuki Ayaya remembers finding it hard to play with other children when she was young, as if a screen separated her …

Is an Anti-Inflammatory Diet the Best for You?

<i>This content originally appeared on Health.</i><p>Similar to the Mediterranean diet and the DASH diet, an anti-inflammatory diet focuses on more plants, …

Nutrition

Get Ready to Go Crazy Over These Low-Carb, Keto-Friendly Chicken Lettuce Wrap Recipes

Following a low-carb diet such as the ketogenic diet really makes you realise how much you rely on certain carbs to shape a meal. What's a sandwich …

Alan Watts and the Eternal Present

In 1950, both the world and Alan Watts were at a pivotal point.<i></i> Russia had recently detonated its first atomic weapon, ushering in an age of global …

How to clean the inside of your oven window

I have a dirty secret to admit: Even when my oven's spotless, there are still drips of who-knows-what in-between the two glasses of the oven window. How did they get there? I don't know.<p>For the longest time I thought this particular area of my oven was impossible to clean. I was wrong! There's a …

Cleaning

9 Weird Popcorn Toppings for Your Next Movie

9 Weird Popcorn Toppings for Your Next Movie Night<p>Because if you haven't tried these, you haven't lived.<p>March 02, 2018<p>Ah, popcorn—possibly the most …

18 women you might not remember from history — but should

Women have brought countless amazing contributions to society throughout history, yet their accomplishments have often been passed over due to their gender.<p>From successfully getting an astronaut into space to leading the suffragette movement, these women have done remarkable things.<p>Credit where …

Wikimedia

This Stuffed Cabbage Soup Is Comfort in a Bowl

Stuffed cabbage is a comfort-food classic, but it's also a relatively time-intensive dish to make. When you don't have all afternoon to assemble the …

Thomasina Miers’ easy ricotta toasts recipe

I fell in love with ricotta when I lived in Mexico, where it’s called requesón. Apart from its light, fresh taste and delicate sweetness, what makes this cheese so appealing is its versatility. It works as a delicious topping for roast pumpkin or beetroot, say, but it’s just as at home in puddings. …

Recipes

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big deal: Nothing sets the tone for a space like the color on the walls. So deciding what paint color to …

Home Decorating

17 Cheat Sheets That'll Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder, Around The House

Learn how to decorate, repair, and maintain your house or apartment.

6 One-Pan Keto Dishes for Easy Low-Carb Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners

We know that adopting any new nutrition plan can come with a lot of valid doubts. Will I have to buy a ton of specific (expensive) ingredients? Will …

21 Organization Products That’ll Give You Dramatic Before-And-After Photos

Time for an extreme home makeover.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

WATCH: These Affordable Machine-Washable Area Rugs Are Total Game Changers

Soiled rugs are a universal woe. Whether you’re a parent to a tiny human and are haunted by art supplies and juice drinks, or a pet parent in the …