Melody Farnham Krause

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Weightloss tips

8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism<p>A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn<p>You exercise, and you try to eat right. But unfortunately you may still be slowing down your calorie burn—and your weight-loss efforts—without even realizing it. Lauren Slayton, M.S., R.D., …

Best Diets of 2014

How it works: The term "flexitarian" is a combo of two words: flexible and vegetarian. Basically, you're a vegetarian with wiggle room—if you have a craving for a burger every so often, you're free to chow down. Flexitarians focus on five basic good groups: protein (mostly tofu, beans, lentils, …

Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime

36 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime<p>…Or next week.<p>Is your sex life screaming for an upgrade? Yeah, we hear you. Getting freaky has a way of getting stale the more time you log with your partner. The good news: It's easy to turn things around by switching up your sex positions (no …

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 …

The Trick That'll Help You Eat Healthier

It’s all about turning “have-to’s” into “want-to’s,” says lead author Michael Inzlicht, Ph.D., professor of psychology at the University of Toronto Scarborough. When you shift your mindset in that way, you get rid of the internal struggle between what you should—and really want—to eat.<p>So how can …

Effects of Weekend Drinking on Your Body

Researchers looked at two groups of college students between the ages of 18 and 23. While the control group didn’t drink, the other group drank an average of 118 grams of ethanol per week, or the equivalent of about three pints of beer. That may not seem like a lot of booze—in fact, it’s less than …

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Todd Huffman<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out …

Why Am I Not Losing Weight?

You’re Building Muscle<p>Muscle weighs more than fat, we explained in an article in November. So the number on the scale might not move, but your new toned look should be proof enough that you’re making progress!<p>You’re Not as Strict as You Think You Are<p>You could be eating more and/or exercising less …

One Time You SHOULDN’T Have Sex

Safety concerns aside, stress sex doesn't always come with great side effects. Women who reported higher desire when stressed or anxious also had a stronger tendency to engage in sexual behavior they later regretted. And that regret was obviously associated with feeling worse post-sex.<p>So does that …

How Your Personality Affects Your Sex Drive

Researchers surveyed 50 women who were seeking care for sexual dysfunction to see how their sex lives, personality traits, and coping mechanisms related to each other. They found that women who scored high on extraversion (those who were outgoing and energetic) and openness to experience (those who …

4 Healthy Lifestyle Choices That Save You Money

<b>Swap Sweating For Sipping</b><br>Organize a girls' night out or "sweatworking" meeting at a fitness class, which costs less than dinner out and spares you all of those cocktail calories.<p><b>Bake Homemade Protein Bars For Breakfast On The Go</b><br>Could you also buy something pre-packaged? Yep, but a recipe with …

Breakfast

Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime

36 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime<p>…Or next week.<p>Is your sex life screaming for an upgrade? Yeah, we hear you. Getting freaky has a way of getting stale the more time you log with your partner. The good news: It's easy to turn things around by switching up your sex positions (no …

Dance

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