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Ten habits of people who lose weight and keep it off

Most people who diet will regain 50% of the lost weight in the first year after losing it. Much of the rest will regain it in the following three …

Weight Loss

These 8 Common Bedroom Layout Mistakes Actually Take Moments to Fix

You'd think that bedroom layouts are easy to figure out. You pick the best wall for the bed, flank it with a couple of nightstands, maybe add a …

Home Decorating

How to transfer your contacts between iPhone and Android devices

One of the most annoying aspects of changing phones is ensuring all your contacts are transferred over to your new device. In the “olden days,” this …

Apps

This Trick Will Get Rid of Most Insects Around Your Home

Before you reach for the chemical-laden bug spray and store-bought insect repellents, there’s a natural solution you can try—peppermint.<p>Insects hate …

Cleaning

How to Calibrate an iPhone

iPhones are prized for their reliability. However, some of their features can become less accurate or responsive over time, making it difficult to …

IPhone 7

What No One Tells You About Those Beautiful Cement Tiles

If you've seen some drop dead gorgeous patterned tiles on Pinterest lately, there's a good chance they are made of cement. These matte-finish, often …

Home Improvement

How to Use an Air Hose for a Pressure Washer

A garden hose is used with an air hose for a pressure washer.<p>Step 1<p>Turn on the air compressor, and let it build up pressure. Look at the gauge on the …

Home Improvement

11 Things You Should Never (Ever!) Put in Your Dishwasher

Avoid a dishwasher disaster.<p>Nothing can work some serious wonders in the kitchen like a dishwasher. It’s the magical place where a precarious pile of …

Kitchens

The 10 Biggest Myths About Weight Loss You Need to Stop Believing

Making a decision to lose weight takes commitment and perseverance. Don’t let these common weight-loss misconceptions sabotage your plans.<p>Fat-free …

Nutrition

Gargling salt water is a seriously under-rated hack for fighting inflammation

You wake up in the morning with a telltale tickle in your throat. <i>Ruh roh.</i> Is it the first symptom of a cold, the flu, or—<i>gulp</i>—strep throat? Before …

Saltwater

13 Printable No-Equipment At-Home Workouts to Try Now

Lack of a gym membership is no longer an excuse for skipping workouts. Instead of relying on equipment, let your body be the gym. These 13 bodyweight workouts are effective, easy to follow, and plenty of fun! You can do these in the comfort of your living room!

Lose Weight at Home With These 10 Bodyweight Moves

If you're looking for a way to tone and shape your body with minimal equipment, body weight exercises are a great way to trim inches and help you lose weight. Using gravity and your body's natural resistance, you can kick up your metabolism by adding muscle in all the right places.<p>You want to make …

Workouts

11 Myths About Fiber That Are Totally Bogus

Maybe you down a bowl of high-fiber cereal every morning, have an apple in the afternoon and chug a fiber supplement after dinner. You’re getting …

Nutrition

Most Vitamin Pills Are Useless, But Here Are The Ones You Should Take

Forget multivitamins.<p>It seems like simple, obvious advice: eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and - of course - take your vitamins. Or …

Wellness

20 Things You've Been Doing Wrong in the Kitchen Your Entire Life

Are you scrambling eggs, making chocolate chip cookies, and measuring pasta the right way? It might not seem obvious, but there are plenty of basic things you could be doing the "wrong" way in the kitchen. There's somewhat of an art to cutting a lime, cooking chicken, mincing garlic, and roasting …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

12 No-Equipment Exercises Top Trainers Swear By

If you've ever skipped out on your workout because you were a) short on time, b) in a cramped space, or c) lacking your usual dumbbells or resistance …

Workouts

How to Make Sure You're Getting the Internet Speeds You're Paying For

It’s probably been a while since you signed up for internet service, but you should have an idea of how fast your plan is. If not, give your ISP a …

Git

The 5:2 Diet Helps You Lose Weight and Body Fat — If You Do It Properly

If you want to lose weight but can't stand the thought of giving up your favorite foods every day, you might consider the 5:2 diet as a possible …

Weight Loss

10 Impressive Health Benefits of Mung Beans

Mung beans (<i>Vigna radiata</i>) are small, green beans that belong to the legume family.<p>They have been cultivated since ancient times. While native to …

Nutrition

I've Traveled to 25 Countries, and Here's Exactly What I Do Before Every International Trip

<i>This article originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>You've booked your flight, acquired your visa, and made your reservations.<p>Congrats! Your …

Luggage

How many calories should I eat a day?

When most of us think of calories, we think of how fattening a food is. In dietary terms, calories are the amount of energy that a food provides.<p>If …

Nutrition

These Volunteer Organizations Are Perfect for Retirees Who Love to Travel

Beyond the satisfaction of giving back.<p>A few years after he retired from his professorship at the UCLA School of Dentistry, Stuart White began …

Film Festivals

Intermittent Fasting For Women: A Beginner's Guide

Intermittent fasting has become increasingly popular in recent years.<p>Unlike most diets that tell you <i>what</i> to eat, intermittent fasting focuses on <i>when</i> …

Holistic Medicine

15 Houseplants That Can Remove Toxins In Your Home

"Formaldehyde? I don't know her." —Your home.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• Here's How To Slice An Aloe Vera Leaf<p>• Only An Expert Plant Parent Can Get 9/12 On This Quiz<p>• 9 Natural Ways To Keep Mosquitoes At Bay This Summer

Plants

15 Snacks That Are So Easy to Make from Scratch

You might never buy crackers or snack mix again—they’re easy snacks you can make at home. Read on for recipes that are simple and so good!<p>Granola Bars<p>…

Healthy Eating

How To Fall Back Asleep If You Wake Up In The Middle Of The Night, According To Experts

There’s nothing more frustrating than falling asleep… only to wake up a few hours later. Whether it’s from insomnia or other factors, there are …

Sleep

12 DIY Deep Cleaning Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

No matter how you cut it, cleaning the house is a chore – literally. Unless you’re a ‘neat freak,’ deep cleaning your home probably isn’t very high …

Cleaning

Never dust your home’s hard-to-reach nooks and crannies again, thanks to this simple hack

Being the busy lady you are, sometimes it’s just not feasible (or a priority, for that matter), to dust your entire home from top to …

Cleaning

This Trick Stopped My Kids’ Dinner Complaints

This trick only takes a few minutes, and you can try it tonight on your own picky eaters.<p>Let’s be honest: feeding kids is hard for all parents—even …

Parenting

Here’s how you can make better use of your time

<b>How can I make better use of my time?</b><p>There are only two ways to make better use of your time.<p>To create and follow a clear plan of action for each …

Time Management