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9 Ways Honey Can Up Your Beauty Game

Sweeeeeeeet.<p>Honey is the Beyoncé of the beauty world. She's been around for ages, but is def still the queen of everything. Just take a trip to Sephora or even the drugstore for proof of her benevolent reign over face masks, shampoos, lotions, lip balms, and more.<p>And like Beyoncé, honey benefits …

Skin Care

11 Foods That Crush Cravings

Squash your appetite before it gets out of control.<p><i>This article was adapted from</i> The HD Diet <i>and provided by our partners at Rodale News.</i><p>A food is considered hydrophilic if it fills up with water and, in turn, fills you up, satisfying your appetite. The term originated from the Greek words for water …

Nutrition

21 Ways To Flatten Your Belly

Your ultimate guide to a slimmer midsection.<p><i>This article was written and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>A toned, flat tummy is a goal many of us strive to achieve, but endless crunches and ditching all your favorite foods isn't the right way to do it. Fortunately, a flat belly can be …

Nutrition

5 more apps that make you say 'Wow!'

There are approximately 1.3 million apps available for our smartphones and tablets. Many are simply a bad idea. Most are average in use or scope. Fortunately, some very innovative developers have changed the way we used to do things for the better. Here are five mind-boggling apps that I know …

24 Delicious Healthy Lunches That Will Help You Lose Weight

No sad brown-bag lunches allowed.<p>Quiz time! Which of the following comes to mind when you hear the words "weight-loss lunch":<p><b>A.</b> A low-cal TV dinner that contains approximately three bites of chicken and five bland green beans<p><b>B.</b> Cottage cheese and celery sticks<p><b>C.</b> Kale salad with a side of kale<p><b>D.</b> All …

Healthy Eating

12 Old School Beauty Reasons to Love Vaseline

We’re kickin’ it old school beauty with this one. Vaseline. That’s right. Straight. Simple. To the point. Remember the good old days, when mom would pull it out from under the sink and use it for who knows what? It was that ultimate mystery product. We never really knew what it was for but she …

15 Surprising Beauty Benefits of Coconut Oil

You might as well start stocking up now.<p>It's abundantly clear that Hollywood is obsessed with coconut oil: Angelina Jolie starts her day with a teaspoon of it. Emma Stone uses it to take off her makeup. Miranda Kerr puts it in her green tea and swallows a spoonful every morning. Poppy Delevingne …

Editor Tested: Herbalist Pat Crocker's DIY Turmeric Coconut Face Mask

<i>From teeth whitening to keeping curly hair healthy, there's no question that coconut oil has become the multi-tasking "It" product in the beauty</i> …

20 Easy Recipes to Feed a Crowd

There’s nothing more enjoyable in life than eating good food with good friends. Whether you’re preparing to host an elegant dinner party or you’re just looking for some easy party food to feed a big crowd, the key to a good dinner party is delicious food, fun people and a relaxed host. These …

Slow Cookers

1. Curry

Turmeric, the spice that gives curry and mustard their yellow color, contains a chemical called curcumin that’s the subject of numerous neurologic studies right now. Research has shown curcumin’s ability to boost memory, slow the progression of Alzheimer's and stimulate neurogenesis, which is the …

Alzheimer's Disease

Why Facial Oil Is a Good Thing for Every Skin Type

My friend Michelle’s face was glowing. She was sitting across from me on her porch and in the sunlight, I saw that her pores looked tighter than …

The 42 Healthiest Portable Snacks

Fight fruit fatigue with creative new ways to refuel on the go. (No fridge required!)<p><i>By Tara Fuller for Greatist</i><p>It can be tough to make healthy choices between meals—especially if you're out and about when hunger strikes. But despite the convenience of pre-packaged goodies like chips, many are …

Healthy Eating

7 Research-Backed Breakfast Tips for Faster Weight Loss

Want to fend off breakfast boredom and lose some pounds? We've rounded up a week's worth of ideas for your a.m. meals.

Nutrition

What Sugar Does to Your Body

Here's what happens to your system when you eat something packed with the sweet stuff.<p>The instant something sweet touches your tongue, your taste buds direct-message your brain: <i>deee-lish</i>. Your noggin's reward system ignites, unleashing dopamine. Meanwhile, the sugar you swallowed lands in your …

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Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

Workouts

Sugar is Killing Us. Here's Everything You Need to Know.

Sugar-related illnesses are skyrocketing (diabetes, heart disease, and dementia, among them). Yet Americans are shoveling in more sweet stuff than ever. We know it's bad. We just can't stop. Science shows it's not simply a matter of self-control: Sugar, it turns out, might be as addictive as hard …

Diabetes

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Workouts

8 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google Drive

Google Drive Tips and Tricks<p>1. Crop photos<p>2. Experiment with add-ons<p>3. Check out your Drive activity<p>4. Look at your revision history<p>5. Use …

41 Thai Recipes to Make at Home

Here are 41 of our favorite Thai recipes, inspired by the cuisine's addictive sweet, savory, salty, and spicy flavors.<p>If you take a deep dive into our recipe database, you'll notice a few interesting things: 1. the liberal use of Aleppo pepper; 2. a relative lack of banana recipes (our boss, <b>Adam</b> …

Cooking

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

Cooking

Cleaning Hacks for Every Room in Your House

Spring cleaning has arrived, but before you spend hours on end tidying up, use these experts' shortcuts for how to get everything from your mattress …

The Perfect Playlist for Cardio OR Strength Training

These tunes from fitness studio SLT will help you torch tons of calories.<p><i>Every week, Your New Favorite Playlist introduces you to workout-worthy tunes from a different fitness brand. This week, SLT shares one of its recent playlists.</i><p>Some workouts really get your heart pumping but fall short when it …

Exercise

Could You Cook a Meal Every Day for a Month? Prove It!

Join us for the #31MealsIn31Days Challenge!<p>What would happen if you cooked a homemade meal every...single...day? For the second year in a row, our food and nutrition editor Jill Waldbieser is going to find out.<p>Last year, her month-long cooking streak delivered 31 days of D-E-L-I-C-I-O-U-S homemade …

Food & Dining

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The Breakfast That Keeps You Fuller Longer

Eat this in the a.m. to feel happy and satisfied throughout the morning<p>At this point, you probably know that it’s a really good idea to eat breakfast—it not only stokes your metabolism, but it also sets the tone for healthy eating throughout the day. And now, a new study from the journal <i>Appetite</i> …

The 7 Best Weight-Loss Tips to Start Dropping Pounds Today

Odds are slimming down is on your radar right now—here are seven ways to take that first slenderizing step.<p>Are you in a get-healthy frame of mind today? If you answered yes, you're not alone—the beginning of the week seems to be a popular time for people to focus on their health, according to a …

Weight Loss

6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day

Becoming and staying productive isn’t about hard-to-follow programs or logging your every move in an app. It’s about self-care. Here are daily to-dos to get you started.<p>It’s Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Two San Francisco entrepreneurs are pitching their ventures to potential investors today. They’d …