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Getting fit in midlife: how long does it really take?

“I’m going on holiday in a couple of weeks, so I need to get to the gym”. Or “I’ve just signed up for six boot camp classes this week, so by next month I’ll be in amazing shape!” We’ve all heard sayings like these, and perhaps said them ourselves. But how often does it actually pan out that …

Middle Age

52 Amazon Products With The Highest Ratings That You Never Knew Existed

Amazon is like a never-ending infinity pool of surprising and unexpected products. Wade through its waters long enough and you’ll find a whole new …

Skin Care

7-Day Mediterranean Meal Plan

Take a trip to the Mediterranean from the comfort of your own kitchen. That means eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as healthy …

Healthy Eating

Celebrity chef Maggie Beer shares secret to perfect chicken soup

Celebrity chef Maggie Beer shares her surprising secret to the perfect chicken soup - and how to avoid the common mistakes home cooks make<p><b>Chef Maggie</b> …

Chicken Soup

I Tried the Keto Diet for 2 Weeks and Lost More Weight Than I Thought

Here's what happened when I committed to the high-fat, low-carb diet for two weeks.<p>I'm not usually a fan of prescribed "diets"—I live by more of the …

Fitness

10 Unexpected Health Benefits of the Keto Diet

The ketogenic—keto—diet gets credit for being a fast way to lose weight, but research suggests many other benefits are possible with this low-carb, …

Diabetes

I Waited 4 Months for This Japanese Skincare Product to Ship to Me and It's Changed My Life

Bye, wrinkles, dark spots, and blotchiness.<p>As a beauty editor, I have two responsibilities in life: answering every frantic midday text that reads, "Help, I'm at Sephora, what do I buy?!" and telling the world to wear sunscreen every single day, no matter what. The problem is, though, that most …

Skin Care

Dividend Stocks: These 6 REITs Smash The S&P 500 Yield By 350% To 475%

Income investors who desire a chance to see some serious capital appreciation in their dividend payers would benefit from a search within IBD's …

Real Estate

Why you’ll never throw away another lemon peel | Tom Hunt

Good lemons are knobbly, juice-filled and can be eaten whole, like apples – rind, flesh, the lot. But it wasn’t until I visited Sicily that I really understood what a proper lemon tasted like. Stout trees populate the villages, littering the ground with their fruit and, in season, lemons are eaten …

Recipes

My Skin Has Never Been Brighter: Here's My 5-Step Morning Skincare Routine

Don't cringe, but for a long time, I didn't really have a morning skincare routine. In fact, for all of high school and most of college, I would …

Skin Care

Dr Michael Mosley: Anti-age your body!

Anti-age your body! In his latest most revolutionary Life Play yet, Dr Michael Mosley reveals the simple lifestyle tweaks that will help you rolls …

Holistic Medicine

The 10 Best Stocks to Buy for the Next Decade

Almost a year ago to the day, <i>InvestorPlace’s</i> Dan Burrows highlighted the 10 best-performing S&P 500 stocks of the past decade. The most important …

Investing

No, Really: This Is the Secret to Age-Proofing Your Brain

When you think about age-proofing your brain, what's the first thing that springs to mind? Eating healthier food, exercising more, and quitting bad …

Nutrition

5 Desserts That Will Never Cause Weight Gain, According To Nutritionists

The occasional yummy dessert, enjoyed in moderation, makes meals 100 times more delightful. But if you’re trying to lose weight or have healthy …

How to Give Your Home Positive Energy with Flowers & Plants

Has the season's unpredictable weather have you feeling gloomy or unmotivated lately? Does your home feel stale, uninspiring? If you've been in a rut of any kind, we're here to share one way to bring some positive energy into your home, stat―and it might be as simple as taking a trip to your local …

Plants

39 Foods That Contain Almost Zero Calories

Calories provide the energy that your body uses during rest, physical activity and digestion.<p>While there is no evidence to support that …

Nutrition

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

Creativity

Meghan Markle on the $0 Anti-Aging Treatment She Loves: "I Swear It Works"

One glance at Meghan Markle tells you that the newly minted Duchess of Sussex is committed to her health. And as Birchbox reports, she isn't one to …

10 Luxury Hotels You Can Actually Stay in for Under $200/Night

Luxury: The word alone conjures an immediate barrage of decadent images like Italian marble bathrooms, sumptuous silk robes, on-call butlers, and …

Best Plants for the Bathroom

(Image credit: Alexis Buryk)<p>Do you have plants in the bathroom? There are actually a number of houseplants that thrive in this room's typically …

19 Easiest Houseplants You Can Grow without Care

These 19 Easiest Houseplants are perfect for lazy, busy and newbies, who want to plant easy indoor plants that grow with minimal care.<br>You do not have …

5 BEST PRIMES FOR PHOTOJOURNALISM

All things held constant, prime lenses are far sharper at any given focal length than their zoom counterparts. The trade off, of course, is that you …

The Secret, Unspoiled Côte d'Azur French People Don’t Want You to Find

The words Côte d'Azur, for most travelers, conjure up a distinctive set of mental images. Rosé on a beach. Nightclubs filled with sun-kissed Brigitte …

The Best Toothpaste for Removing Stains, Fixing Your Breath, and Not Getting Gingivitis

For something as straightforward as oral hygiene, it’s difficult to find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs. From gum care to whitening to fresh breath, GQ’s Best Stuff rounded up the top pastes in each arena.<p>Consider this list of things that can go awry if you slip up on your oral …

Dentistry

15 Beautiful Perennials That Grow In The Shade

In almost every garden, you will find at least one area that lies in the shade. It could be under a beautiful tree in a very prominent part of the …

This Tibetan monk visited India in 1934 and wrote a book about sex that rivals the ‘Kama Sutra’

The book, which Gendun Chopel wrote to make sexual love in Tibet more democratic, has now been translated into English.<p>In 1934, Gendun Chopel, a …

10 Night Blooming Flowers To Help You Create A Magical Moon Garden

3. Moonflower<p>This beautiful plant blooms at night and releases a lemony scent once opened. During the day, the white flowers are tightly shut. This …

The Houseplant Diaries: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Finicky Ferns

It all started off so well. My delta maidenhair fern was my pride and joy, its delicately drooping fronds hanging over my bathroom sink. Then winter …

T Fashion Editors’ Guide to Paris

<b>EAT (AND DRINK)</b><p><b>French-Japanese Mashups</b><p>“By the time I get to Paris, and have been subsisting entirely on pasta and meat, a light meal at either favorite Japanese restaurant is a must: Takara for nigiri (this isn’t light, but the foie gras sushi is much better than it sounds; <i>14 Rue Molière</i>) and …

France