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9 Foods That Boost Your Calorie Burn

Hitting the gym isn’t the only way to torch cals.


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Women's Health

The Easiest Healthy Dishes to Make in the History of EVER

Seriously—if you have hands, you can make these.<p>Maybe you vowed to start eating out less this year. Maybe you want to eliminate packaged foods from your diet. Or maybe you just want to mix up your repertoire of quick, good-for-you recipes. These dishes from Grokker—a site featuring premium videos …

Healthy Eating

Smoothies That Taste Like a Tropical Getaway

They’ll almost make you forget it’s freezing outside.<p>Not to sound cheesy (okay, maybe a little bit), but we're pretty passionate about passion fruit. If you've never tried it before, it has a tasty flavor combination of sweet and tart. You probably won't find the fruit in your everyday grocery …


This One Little Change to Your Diet Will Make You Healthier

It’s so easy.<p>You've heard of veganism and vegetarianism. But what if you eat meat sometimes—and you also eat tofu dogs sometimes? That's where reducetarianism, a new movement centered on cutting down on meat consumption—but not cutting it out entirely—comes in. And if you're not minimizing your …

Holistic Medicine

How to Make Canned Fish Fancy

Yes, sardines can taste gourmet.<p><i>It's time to stop avoiding fish that are bad for the environment and stock up on sustainably caught sources instead. Worried you might not have the time or resources to prepare a delicious and environmentally responsible dish? Try hitting the cans. Pantry staples are</i> …


This Healthy Cheese Plate Is Just BEGGING to Be Eaten

Permission to indulge your gruyere habit—granted!<p>If you consider anything you've ever gotten off of a cheese plate a little slice of heaven—but you also don't want to completely derail your healthy-eating efforts every time you're faced with one—then we have an infographic that you're definitely …


You’ll Never Believe This Crave-Worthy Rice Bowl Has Less Than 500 Calories

We’ve actually had dreams about this dish—it’s that amazing.<p>There are the foods that you can't stop thinking about because they're so delicious—and then there are the ones that can help you lose weight. When those two circles inersect, though, is where the real magic happens. This portobello, …


12 Gifts for Fans of Great Food

Newbie chefs, seasoned knife wielders, and really anyone with a refined palate will appreciate these delectable finds.


9 Smoothies That Fight Stress

They all contain the same secret anxiety-busing ingredient.<p>Walnuts taste great, sure, but did you know they're also a great source of omega-3 essential fatty acids, which have been shown to give you a mood boost and are associated with reduced rates of depression? They also add pack a fair amount …

Healthy Eating

20 Satisfying Lunches That Promote Weight Loss

Your lunch break just became the healthiest part of your nine to five.<p>You probably spend your mornings at work counting down the minutes 'til your much-needed lunch break, so why not double your pleasure by brown-bagging a delicious meal you can actually get excited about? Skip the drive-thru, stop …

Healthy Eating

#StyleCrave: Stylish New Watches From Citizen

Time to buy a watch.<p><b>WHAT:</b> Citizen Sunrise Collection<p><b>WHY:</b> As the name of the line suggests, Citizen's new fall collection for women is inspired by the sunrise. With mother of pearl dials meant to embody morning dew, the collection uses Citizen Eco-Drive technology that is powered by light so you'll …


5 Fitness Gear Lines You Should Get Sweaty-Excited About

#OOTD<p>It's only January, but big things are already happening in the workout gear world for 2015. From fashion designers and huge celebrities releasing fitness apparel to awesome clothing lines getting in on exercise threads, find out which brands you should keep an eye out for this year:<p><b>Cynthia</b> …

Frump-Free Layered Outfits For Every Day of the Week

Look hot—even when you're wearing everything in your closet at once.

Women's Health

Cute Ways To Wear Leather

3 Ways to Wear Leather<p>Consider this permission to wear the edgy textile any time of day<p>Remember that <i>Friends</i> episode where Ross tries to wear leather pants and ends up in a sweaty baby powder paste in a bathroom? I trust I’m not only one who envisions that scene any time I consider trying on a piece …

How to Look Professional and Put Together but Still Be Comfy

The next best thing to wearing your coziest PJs out and about<p>When I get ready for work at this time of the year, I stare at my closet and think, "What is the warmest thing I own? Whatever it is, I'm wearing that today..." Then I realize it's probably not the best idea to wear footie pajamas out the …


How to Compromise on Decor When You Move in with a Guy

Since we're guessing you're probably not cool with his Hulk Hogan poster…<p>My husband and I bought our first house a few years ago and redecorated it from top to bottom. It’s certainly tough enough to decorate a whole house with only one design style in mind, but to merge two <i>different</i> styles together …

Home Decorating

The Surprising Reason Most People Get Cancer

Well, this threw us for a loop.<p>Load up on plant food. Use your gym membership. Apply sunscreen religiously. Steer clear of cigarettes. Taking on healthy behaviors like these is supposed to lower your lifetime cancer risk. Now, along comes a bombshell study that seems to suggest many of these …


9 Weight-Loss Tips for Crazy-Busy People

Too frenzied to make healthy eating choices? These tactics make it easy.


The Right Way to Clean Your Belly Button

Time to get digging!<p>One look at a dirty belly button is all it takes for you to shudder, jump in the shower, and start scrubbing.<p>“Health providers have removed ‘growths’ from belly buttons that turned out to be a mix of bacteria, dirt, sweat, soap, lotions, and lint,” says Alexandria V. Booth, …

Women's Health

Q&A: Can Apple Cider Vinegar Really Help You Lose Weight?

Stars like Megan Fox and Miranda Kerr reportedly swear by it—so should you give it a try?<p><b>The question:</b> Miranda Kerr reportedly uses apple cider vinegar on her salads to stay slim, while Megan Fox mixes it with water to "clean out her system," according to <i>The Daily Mail</i>. So can apple cider vinegar …

Holistic Medicine

5 Benefits of Being Pissed Off

Why it's okay to NOT be happy all the time<p>Don't worry, be happy. Turn that frown upside down. Think positive. Ugh, please. Optimism has its place, but we all have days (or months...or a year!) when our outlook is more Aubrey Plaza than Anne Hathaway. So what a relief that a slew of new books is …


8 Foods Celebrity Fitness Trainers Won't Eat

You might be surprised by the foods they avoid…<p><i>By Michele Foley for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>Through interviews and Twitter, we asked the top celebrity trainers one question: are there any food items you won't eat and tell clients to avoid, too? What we ended up with was a wide variety of answers, and while …


7 Ways to Increase Your Odds of Getting Pregnant

Let the baby-making commence!<p>According to what you learned in middle school sex ed class, getting pregnant is easy-peasy. You practically high-five a guy, and you’ll get knocked up.<p>But getting pregnant can be way harder than it looks (especially if you’re relying on the high-five method). According …


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Your Weekly Van Loon

<b>We interrupt our regularly scheduled Stupid</b> to bring you the following message from the great Hendrik van Loon, author, journalist, confidant of presidents, teacher of America's young people, and renowned eccentric prose stylist. This week's lesson comes to us from <i>Ancient Man: The Beginning Of</i> …

10 Burning Questions for Sundance 2015 Movies

The next Boyhood (maybe), a controversial Scientology doc, and more at this year's Sundance festival.<p><b>Last year's Sundance Film Festival was,</b> by any measure, a major success. It wasn't just the Oscar love for <i>Whiplash</i> and Best Picture favorite <i>Boyhood</i>. Action fans freaked out over <i>The Raid 2</i> and comedy …

Watch Will Ferrell Drill a Cheerleader in the Head While Attempting a Half-Court Shot

Don't worry, it was for a movie.<p><b>Last night Will Ferrell attempted</b> a half-court shot during halftime of a New Orleans Pelicans game. It didn't go well. After a huge wind-up, Ferrell held onto the ball a little longer than necessary, and instead of arcing toward the basket, it went straight into the …

This Week In The Laboratories Of Democracy

<i>(Permanent MusicalAccompaniment To This Post)</i><p><b>Being our semi-regular weekly survey</b> of what's goin' down in the several states where, as you know, the real work of governmentin' gets done, and where we must bust in early May, orders from the DA.<p>We begin with Breaking News New York, where there was …