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"I stopped eating carbs after 2:30 pm and it changed my body"

T<b>wo weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates.</b> Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. Sweet potatoes? Sadly, no. Eliminating breads, starches, and baked goods in …

Nutrition

16 Things I Always Buy for Work From Zara

When you work in a particularly sartorially inclined office, it's easy to lure yourself into spending thousands of dollars on expensive shoes, …

Clothing

​The 9 Best Moisturizers With Sunscreen

Rule #1: It must be SPF 30 or above.<p>I used to associate sunscreen with the gloppy, heavy white goo my mom would make me slather on every time I stepped out of the house in the summer.<p>Little did I know I could get the sun protection I needed without putting a heavy cream all over my face—thanks to …

Skin Care

14 High-Waisted Swimsuits That Will Flatter Your Figure — All Under $20 on Amazon

We get it: finding the perfect swimsuit for your body type that actually looks and doesn't cost a fortune is like finding a needle in a haystack. This Summer, in an effort to make your life easier, we did the hard work and shopped for you. We rounded up a list of high-waisted bikinis that will …

Clothing

The best selling beauty products from Amazon, Shoppers Drug Mart, The Bay, Walmart, Holt Renfrew and Sephora

AMAZON.CA<p>1 / 30<p><b>Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay</b><p>This product has consistently been one of Amazon's best-sellers and even celebrities claim that it's …

Skin Care

How Slimming World leader lost weight while eating her favourite meals

THE leader of a Winwick-based weight loss group has backed new research which suggests that eating low-energy dense foods is better for weight loss …

Nutrition

Grandma's Baking Powder Biscuits Recipe

"This is my grandmother's biscuit recipe. It is my all-time favorite and has a really good flavor to it. Be sure not to roll out too thin, you want …

Dessert

Why 14 is the riskiest age for a teenager

The most dangerous age is 14.<p>If you know any teenagers this might not come as a surprise, but research has confirmed that risk-taking peaks during …

Teens

Tiramisu Martini

<i>Tiramisu Martini has rich flavors like Kahlua, Rum Chata, and Godiva Liquor. A perfect dessert cocktail for just about any occasion.</i>One of my …

Protein powder alternatives, plant-based wholefoods

Protein powders can be a handy way to increase your protein intake. I use protein powders from time to time to help promote muscle recovery after …

Slow Cooker Veggie Burrito Bowls Make Eating Vegetables Easy

Veggie burrito bowls are a one-stop shop, delivering the best part of a burrito — the filling — without the fuss. With the slow cooker, this one-pot …

Stay Full and Lose Weight With These 9 Protein-Packed Smoothie Ingredients

If warmer weather inspires you to trade your hot oatmeal or veggie omelet for a cold and creamy smoothie, it's important not to just throw ingredients in the blender and hope for the best. Too much fruit will spike your insulin and make you hungry soon after, so be sure to aim for 15 to 30 grams of …

Healthy Eating

Celebs Are Shook To Their Rich Cores Over Jessica Alba's Birthday Message From Her Husband

LOVE IS ALIVE AND WELL!

Gabrielle Union

The Best Cookie Recipes To Bake This Weekend

Baking is a form of altruism. What better excuse to make some cookies?<p>Baking for others is a delicious form of altruism that’s been proven to boost your overall sense of well-being and help connect you with the people you love. But what if you just don’t have time for altruism during the busy …

15 beauty products on Amazon with a cult following

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Buying makeup and …

Skin Care

YouTuber Melts Every Single Lipstick at Sephora Into Single "Frankenphora" Shade

If you've ever wondered what it would look like to combine every single shade of lipstick at Sephora, wonder no more. Beauty blogger Safiya Nygaard has just done it, and the result is a surprisingly perfect shade for spring, reports <i>New Beauty</i><p>Nygaard is somewhat of a bespoke beauty mad scientist. …

Why I'm Obsessed with This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Most of the internet food world has spent the last six months going gaga over Alison Roman's salted chocolate chip shortbread cookies, but as a mom …

My 14-Year-Old Daughter Watched Porn And It Changed Our Lives In Ways I Never Imagined

One fateful night in November 2014 my then-14-year-old daughter woke up my husband and me at 2 a.m.<p>Crying and visibly distraught, she whispered, “Mom, I have to tell you something.”<p>Those dreaded words are guaranteed to jolt even the deepest sleeper into full-alert mode. Immediately my mom brain …

Make a Chocolate Smoothie That Isn't Full of Life-Shortening Sugar

This lightly sweetened morning sipper contains only six grams added sugars—far less than what you’ll typically find at a smoothie shop. Tangy Greek …

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

<b>Competition in the</b> employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, you can choose from a variety of …

12 Crystals To Carry On Friday the 13th That Will Help Protect You From Any Bad Vibes

With Friday the 13th on the horizon in April 2018 — circle Apr. 13 on your calendar now, guys! — you might find that you're experiencing more …

Travel agents and popular sites didn’t share the risks with those booking travel to Mexico resorts

CLOSE<p>Jason Enwere describes how he was mugged and nearly beaten to death while vacationing in Mexico to celebrate his mother's 50th birthday.<p>They …

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Information Systems

8 Tasty Anti-Inflammatory Soup Recipes You Should Make This Month To Lose Weight

Everyone knows that a healthy diet is the most important part of losing weight. Once you’ve developed a good diet and healthy eating habits, you’re …

23 Shoe Hacks You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

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46 Random Amazon Products That Thousands Of Reviewers Say Changed Their Lives

Life isn’t without its frustrations — and sometimes you need special products to help you solve those little problems that always seem to pop up. …

Skin Care

How to Remove Blackheads from Nose: 5 Natural Masks and Scrubs

There is something about blackheads that is so stubborn that it often has you pull your hair out in attempts to get rid of them. It is often beyond …

Skin Care

14 Face Masks With Before And After Photos That Will Have You Reaching For Your Wallet

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White, brown, raw, honey: which type of sugar is best?

In nutrition, sugar refers to simple carbohydrates consisting of one or two basic carbohydrate units such as glucose, fructose and galactose. …

Diabetes

I Drank Fire Cider for a Week, and I Don’t Need Coffee Anymore

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as the remedy for everything from dull skin to dandruff, so it’s not surprising that fire cider, an apple cider vinegar drinking tonic, has been catching on too. Fire vinegar, as it’s also known, is not unlike a shrub (a fruity, vinegary syrup you mix with water …

Cider