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Everything you need to know about the 16:8 principle — the most common form of intermittent fasting

Much like the keto diet, intermittent fasting is definitely something that has gotten major buzz this past year, as many health professionals are recommending this fasting approach which is said to help lower blood pressure and reduce inflammation in the body.<p>Intermittent fasting, according to …

Fasting

6 signs you may have a potassium deficiency

This key mineral helps your heart, nerves and muscles work like they should. But are you getting enough?<p>You're always tired. Maybe your muscles are …

Funny Pictures – August 31, 2017

My doggo isn’t totally convinced with the makeshift lap I made for him to sit on while I’m gone. <br>viaThink we’ve been doing it wrong our whole life. …

Frio Insulin Cooling Wallets - Water Activated (C-Duo, Purple)

• Frios are Water Activated, and Fully Reusable<br>• Keeps insulin cool for up to 48 hours<br>• Inner pouch fits inside a sweat free outer cover<br>• Use for pens, …

These 32 books will please everyone on your gift list

No gift beats the perfect book.<p>Joel Grayson, bookseller from Manhattan children’s bookstore Books of Wonder, sums up the joy of finding that ideal …

Underground Railroad

Julianne Moore petitions to change high school named after Confederate general

Julianne Moore and Hollywood producer Bruce Cohen have teamed up to petition to rename their northern Virginia high school.<p>The former classmates started a petition on Change.org to rename J.E.B. Stuart High School, currently named for a Confederate general.<p>"When we were at J.E.B. Stuart in the late …

Today's Paper 07/26/2015

Original short story: Calypso, by David Sedaris

The American broadcaster and author spent most of last year on the road, catching up with family, doing book signings – and allowing strangers to perform minor surgery on him<p>The surgeon took an ultrasound of my fatty tumour and said that he could remove it the following week<p>Related: Original short …

Books

What Happened to the Roosevelts?

What the Bushes and the Clintons can learn from a fallen political dynasty.<p>In any case, it <i>should</i> have been true: that when Joe Kennedy’s bomber exploded in midair, the officer in the trailing plane flying through the fragments and the fireball was none other than Elliott Roosevelt. That, in the …

DIY Chicken and Dill Instant Noodles Recipe

This pot of noodles, flavored with roast chicken, peas, and onions, can be made ahead and taken to work. Just add boiling water, seal it up for three minutes, add the contents of the fresh-herb packet, and you've got a hot lunch ready.<p>Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Why It Works<p>All the …

Simple Roasted Grape Chicken + Aperol Spritz

<i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Weight Watchers, who celebrate gathering together around the table to enjoy wholesome, beautiful food.</i><p>September can feel like a time of loss at the farmers market. Goodbye sweet peaches, so long crisp green beans, until next year juicy tomatoes. It’s a …

Recipes