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The One Anti-Inflammatory Snack You Should Eat For Weight Loss, According To A Dietician

There's nothing like some major belly bloat to make you say, "I don't normally look like this, I swear!" Water retention not only causes your tummy …

Nutrition

These Real Women Showed Their Excess Skin to Make an Important Point About Weight Loss

Loose skin is a side effect of extreme weight loss—but these successful dieters refuse to hide this part of the hard-fought journey toward a …

Tip: Two Amino Acids That Control Appetite

Eat more foods that contain these aminos and you'll get full faster and avoid gaining fat. Here's the list.<p>The Only Real Secret to Fat Loss<p>The …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

How to get healthy looking hair. 5 x hair myths busted.

<b>Q.</b> Sun exposure is good for your hair.<b><br>A.</b> True<p>“Of course - everything in small quantities,” says Syd Hayes, Hairstylist & Ambassador at L’Oreal Paris. …

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READ: Obama's full statement on DACA

Immigration can be a controversial topic. We all want safe, secure borders and a dynamic economy, and people of goodwill can have legitimate disagreements about how to fix our immigration system so that everybody plays by the rules.<p>But that's not what the action that the White House took today is …

Before & After: Suburban Kitchen Says Goodbye to Granite

(Image credit: Leslie Murchie Cascino)<p><b>Project by:</b> Leslie Murchie Cascino of Bonnie Wu Design, LLC <b><br>Location:</b> Ann Arbor, Michigan<p>Leslie's client …

The Best Way to Apply Liquid Foundation, According to a Makeup Artist

Getting your foundation just right is tougher than it seems. From finding the best shade for your skin tone to applying the product evenly, achieving …

The Nighttime Beauty Routine You Should Start Doing Now

<i>If I don’t wash my face tonight, it won’t kill</i> me is something every woman has thought as she collapses into bed after a particularly long, taxing …

Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …

For 10 years, Nasa has been flying over the ice caps to chart their retreat. This data is an invaluable record of climate change. But does anyone care? By Avi Steinberg<p>From the window of a Nasa aircraft flying over the Arctic, looking down on the ice sheet that covers most of Greenland, it’s easy …

Global Warming

New Hope for Depression

Every week, when Ian Hanley sits down with his therapist, he goes through a list of depression treatments he’s been researching online. The …

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

Don’t have a college degree? These are the industries with the best-paid jobs

There are 30 million jobs in the U.S. that don’t require a four-year college degree and pay an average salary of $55,000. And they’re a lot different …

Dunford: Military option for North Korea not 'unimaginable'

ASPEN, Colorado — Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, suggested Saturday that Americans must be prepared for the possibility of a military confrontation with North Korea, whose nuclear program he deemed an urgent threat.<p>Although he stressed the importance of …

Easy Sunday Style Looks You Can Put Together With What You Already Have

Once Sunday rolls around, it's easy to throw on whatever's left hanging around your room in the aftermath of the weekend. Though it's tempting to …

Hot and Sour Soup

Put the wood ears in a small bowl and cover with boiling water. Let stand for 30 minutes to reconstitute. Drain and rinse the wood ears; discard any …

Is Everyone Ditching Their "Traditional" Leggings for This Style?

We have been fans of leggings for a long time now—that’s no secret. It’s tough to beat the flattering style to wear everywhere from the gym to a …

Clothing

The One Vitamin You Should Take In The Morning For Weight Loss Over 30, According To Experts

Your morning routine can make or break your healthy habits for the rest of the day. So, it's even more essential that you start on the right foot in …

Wellness

Meal Prep: Here Lies The Secret To Eating Healthy All Week Long

You want these recipes.<p><i>Every week we bring you Meal Prep to help you lay out healthy weekly meals. Do your shopping, spend a few hours cooking on the</i> …

We Asked a Doctor Whether Your Hair, Skin, and Nail Pills Actually Work

<i>This article originally appeared on SheKnows. For more stories like this, visit sheknows.com.</i><p>It seems like everywhere you turn on Instagram nowadays, …

Foods that can suppress appetite, aid weight loss

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether it's turning to supplements, juices or new challenging workouts, it seems everyone is looking for the magic weight loss bullet. But sometimes, losing weight may just be a matter of tweaking your diet -- and eating foods that work for you, not against you.<p>Though none of these foods …

Nutrition

Everything you need to know about grilling meat, from fuel to two-zone cooking, by Hawksmoor’s executive chef. Plus recipes for pre-meat-fest snacks and sauces to go alongside<p>Barbecue, at its most basic, is an alchemy of wood, smoke and meat, so the fuel you use can dramatically affect flavour. …

BBQ

Brown Sugar Shortbread

Who doesn't love buttery, crispy shortbread? Brown sugar shortbread is my favorite flavor, and it is one of the easiest cookies to make and …

Sign of a Mysterious Human Ancestor Has Been Found in Our Spit

"We call it a 'ghost' species".<p>It's not enough for some people on this planet to say they have their mother's eyes – they can now claim to have their …

Anthropology

Cows can produce antibodies that neutralize HIV

Cows can produce a type of antibodies that have been shown in laboratories to stop 96% of HIV strains from infecting human cells, according to a new …

Immunotherapy

Two Babies Have Been Cancer-Free After Receiving Treatment Created With Gene Editing

A Novel But Promising Therapy<p>Cancer continues to be one of the major diseases that plagues humanity. Around the world, approximately 1 in 6 deaths is …