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Top 10 Best Foods to Eat for Breakfast | Top Ten World | Page 8

Watermelon<p>image source<p>The great thing about watermelon is that it’s around 92% water, making it a great food for weight loss. It contains only around …

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The Top 10 Hip Hop Singles Of The Week: Tupac, Drake & Nicki Minaj

This week, a trailer for a film about the last week of Tupac’s life was released. Meanwhile, Drake collaborated with Beyonce, who scored again by …

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

5 Thigh Exercises for Fantastically Fit Legs

Looking to get knockout legs? Your thighs may seem like a daunting place to start, but they are actually easier to strengthen, elongate, and get lean …

Workouts

10 Best Chip Alternatives for Weight Loss

In fact, Harvard researchers say that the salty snack is one of the primary dietary contributors to weight gain in the U.S of A. Luckily, you don’t …

Nutrition

9 Things No One Ever Tells You About Conditioner

This is going to save your hair, big time.<p><i>This article was written by Samantha Freeman and repurposed with permission from Beauty High.</i><p>Conditioners have always been one of those tricky hair products to master—like does using it daily actually help or hurt your hair? And though it really depends on …

3 Amazing Juices for Weight Loss

As an added bonus, they all taste amazing.<p>Let us be clear: We're not advocates of purely liquid diets for weight loss. Most juices are missing fiber and protein—both of which are key to feeling satisfied and dropping pounds. That said, enjoying a juice with a meal or as a snack can help you …

9 Services Hairstylists Do Against Their Will

You can twist their arms, but your locks will hate you for it.<p>A hairstylist's job is to do whatever you want them to do to your locks—but that doesn't mean that they necessarily agree with your game-plan. Sometimes, your requests make them cringe. And while they won't necessarily say that to your …

Vitamin doses: What’s safe and effective?

Just like with medications, vitamins have appropriate doses. Too little of a dose and it probably will have little effect. Too much of a specific vitamin may or may not increase efficacy, but does increase the risk of side effects.<p>With that said, however, you can safely manipulate vitamin dose …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Flu vaccine barely working this year, CDC says

The flu vaccine is barely protecting people this year – reducing the risk of serious disease by just 23 percent, federal health officials said Thursday.<p>It’s not the worst year ever for the flu vaccine – there have been years when the flu vaccine was only 10 percent effective. But it’s not good news …

Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? New Study Makes Temperature Connection

Zebras in warmer climates sport more stripes, perhaps to keep them cool or healthy.<p>A leopard may not be able to change its spots, but some zebras change their stripes. Zebras in warmer places have more stripes, a new study shows, which might help answer an age-old question: Why stripes?<p>The answer …

Kids In Freezing Car Left To Die: Mom Walks Away From Children In Frigid Cold

A woman admits to leaving her kids in a freezing car to die in frigid North Dakota temperatures. The car wasn’t running and the children weren’t …

33 Easy Nail Hacks For A Flawless DIY Manicure

If you do your nails at home, here is every tip you could possibly need to ensure a salon-quality manicure.

The quest to see China’s extraordinary frozen fog

Exquisite, delicate rime forms only when conditions are just right – and its appearance can be fleeting.<p>I was on a mission – one that required me to wear four layers of warm clothes and a fleece balaclava. I was going to be braving temperatures below -20C for hours. My friend Cherry Li, who grew up …

Cherry Blossom

Are There Really Benefits to Eating Your Placenta?

Find out what midwives and ob-gyns say about Kourtney Kardashian's beloved placenta pills.<p>The Internet’s abuzz, thanks to Kourtney Kardashian’s Instagram post endorsing placenta pills:<p>She’s the latest star to spill about chowing down on some form of her placenta after giving birth. The placenta is …

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

Put these on your do-not-buy list.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and Emily Main and repurposed with permission from</i> Rodale News<i>.</i><p>What's the one food you refuse to eat? Peas? Tofu? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it's probably because you don't like the way it tastes, not necessarily …

Is the Government Destroying the American West Ecosystem by Favoring Cattle Over Wild Horses?

Imagine walking through a trail alongside the golden grasses of an open prairie in the Western United States when all of the sudden you are stopped …

How a swallowed DVD case led to a young whale's death

A discarded DVD case is offering a brutal example of the effects our trash continues to have on marine wildlife. A young sei whale—a member of an endangered species—was found in a Chesapeake Bay tributary, seeming confused.<p>Within days, it was found dead: It had been unable to eat after swallowing a …

How losing 60 kilograms actually made this food blogger’s life worse

Mitchell will go on to devour one slice, then another - and then many more - until she's consumed her entire birthday cake in a single sitting. She …

Only 2 Percent Of American Counties Have Fully Recovered From The Recession

So how does that all play out on the ground? According to the National Association of Counties, "county economies are where Americans feel the national economy." And, they've found, at the county level only 2.1% of counties have fully recovered from the recession.<p>That's according to a new NACo …

These Six Boar Piglets Might Overload You With Cuteness!

ARS_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle_300x250<p>After being orphaned in the woods six boar piglets were brought to an animal sanctuary in Germany where “Baby,” the …

Animal Rescue

Warning: Your Heart Might Explode While You Watch These 5 Women Reveal They’re Pregnant

Even if you don’t have babies on the brain, you’ll “ooh” and “aww” over these videos.<p>Prepare yourself—and your ovaries—for some major adorableness. In potentially the cutest video ever, below, Jessica Devins let her husband know she has a bun in the oven. True fact: We are <i>beaming</i> right now.<p>For the …

This little piggy got massive: Meet Esther the 48 stone 'micro-pig'! Ten times larger than predicted, the giant porker is now the size of a POLAR BEAR

A couple who bought a micro-pig were stunned when their pint-sized family pet turned into a 670lb giant.<p>Steve Jenkins and Derek Walter from Ontario, …

Vegan

Add an avocado, lower your cholesterol

Just an avocado a day can significantly lower your cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease, a new study shows.<p>Read more here.

What You Should and Shouldn't Say to Someone Diagnosed With Cancer

For those diagnosed, fighting cancer or being a survivor undoubtedly takes a major place in our identity. But being a survivor isn't <i>all</i> that we are. We're still human. We still have feelings. Unfortunately, when the time comes to begin the intimate and sometimes awkward conversation of "I have/had …

Cancer

19 Resolutions That Are SO Much Better Than Going On A Diet

Diets are the worst. But healthy living is awesome!

5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

Prepare to have your mind blown.<p>If you're anything like us, you would eat a lot more beets, pomegranates, and kiwis if you could just figure out an easy way to prep them. Luckily, some of our favorite food blogs have come up with pretty ingenious ways to simplify the process. Take a look, then try …

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