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The Perfect Little Tea Cake To Kick Off Fall

Pumpkin isn't its only savory, seasonal flavor.<p>As we bid adieu to the sweet strawberries and juicy peaches of warmer months, we swing the door wide open and welcome the rich, earthy flavors of fall. Start the season off right with a charming tea cake that uses mild agave syrup to meld together …

7 Squat Variations You NEED to Try

Your go-to butt exercise could use an upgrade<p>Squats are like the LBD of your workout—they’re the perfect staple and they make your body look pretty amazing. But just like your wardrobe, your fitness routine could use some variety. For an upgrade with major results, try these 7 squat variations from …

Quinoa Pizza Bites

If you’ve been craving simple and delicious recipes you can make for the kids, then this recipe is for you! Kids love pizza bites, but the kind you …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Here’s Everything You Need To Know To Actually Lose Body Fat

Losing fat isn't the same thing as losing weight. This is how it all works.<p><i>Everyone has their own goals for their health and wellness, and those goals vary from person to person. We get that not everyone is focused on losing body fat — and that is A-OK. But since some people do want to change their</i> …

Crush This Move for Glorious Glutes

Use the motion of the ocean to tone your booty.<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>The Heat Wave:</b> It's summertime, people! And this …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

The Ultimate Arm Transformer Workout

Get those pipes ready for tanks, strappy dresses, and bathing suits.<p>In my experience, the traditional arm exercises, like bicep curls, triceps kickbacks, and side raises, don’t bring big results quickly. They are important and valuable movements, for sure, but they don’t change you fast.<p>I’ve coined …

22 New Ways to Upgrade Your Avocado Toast

The avocado toast craze isn’t slowing down anytime soon. The totally trendy snack item has not only taken over the food scene, but has also taken over <i>everyone’s</i> Instagram feed. Yes, we’re aware that this crunchy-yet-creamy combo is delicious, nutritious and easy to make, but let’s keep it real: The …

BLT Chopped Salad with Corn, Feta + Avocado

BLT Chopped Salad with Corn, Feta + Avocado. (Video!)<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> May 20, 2013 337<p>The times when I’m stoked about a salad are few and far …

6 Ways to Become a Millionaire

The road to wealth is littered with plenty of potholes. But you can avoid a flat tire, and smooth out your path to riches by using these 6 simple strategies.<p><b>Create a Personal Expense Account</b>Open a checking account just for household expenses with whatever's required to avoid monthly service fees …

Formulas for Your Calorie Calculator

Here's how to figure out your daily calorie intake so you can lose weight fast<p>There's no getting around this fundamental truth: You can't have weight-loss success unless your calories burned are more than your calories in. Leslie Bonci, M.P.H., R.D., a sports nutritionist at the University of …

Warm Brussels Sprout Salad With Bacon and Hazelnut Vinaigrette Recipe

This simple seven-ingredient salad is packed with flavor thanks to a vinaigrette made from warm bacon fat, shallots, hazelnuts, honey, and sherry vinegar, with just a touch of extra-virgin olive oil. The Brussels sprouts leaves are cooked just long enough to give them some sweet, nutty char, but …

4 Ways to Tell How Much Sugar You're Eating

The World Health Organization issued guidelines Tuesday encouraging people to limit sugar intake to no more than 10% of the calories their daily diet.<p>…

Pad Thai Roll-Ups With Peanut Sauce

Ingredients<p>*Makes 8 rolls<p>For the marinade:<p>1 cup water<br>• 1/4 cup liquid aminos<br>• 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar<br>• 2 cloves garlic, minced<br>• Pinch of red pepper …

Your Ultimate Guide To No-Bake Energy Bites & Bars

<i>(For quick, healthy recipes & insider nutrition tips, sign up for my newsletter & follow me on Twitter!)</i><p>Trying to eat healthier in the new year? Looking to liven up your child's school lunch box? Need energy for a workout? If you want to eat something healthy and homemade, but have little time to …

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30 Grain-Free Recipes That Are Delightfully Delicious

It's the new year. A time for trying out new diets. The unfortunate part about that is once you decide to cut out a food (or try to eat less of it) it is <i>all you can think about</i>.<p>Mention grain-free and all you can think about is bread, pasta with a side of bread and pasta. Thankfully, there are lots …

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24 Diagrams To Help You Eat Healthier

Including quick and easy dinner recipes, a Paleo shopping list, a guide to portion sizes, and more.

Look Thinner By Tonight

Got a party? These 10 tips will help you slim down by sundown.<p><b>1. CUT CARBS AND DAIRY</b><p>One look at low-carb poster girl Jennifer Aniston is proof that this advice works. "Complex carbohydrates cause the body to hold water, and dairy is slow to digest; both can lead to bloat," explains Los Angeles …

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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

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A Super Bowl-Worthy 6-Layer Dip That’s Actually Healthy

Plus, three other game-day recipes from one of our favorite food bloggers<p>We’re officially five days away from the Super Bowl—which means we’re also five days away from one of the biggest eating days of the year. We wouldn’t ask you to pass up the multi-layer dip (because that would just be cruel), …

A Better Way to Roast Sweet Potatoes

<i>Every other Thursday,</i> <b>Gena Hamshaw</b> <i>of the blog</i> <b>Choosing Raw</b> <i>shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: If you're not roasting your sweet potatoes in coconut oil, you should start. Tonight.</i><p>I don’t think I need to sell anyone on sweet potatoes. They’re nature’s idea of …

The 15-Minute One-Dumbbell Workout

Downsize your equipment, maximize your results<p>Fancy equipment. Pricey gyms. Experienced personal trainers. All are nice pluses—but you don't need them to sculpt a better body. In fact, when you're short on time, stuck at home, or navigating a packed gym, scaling back can make you more …

Fry Fat in 15 Minutes

Build strength and burn fat--even if you have less than 20 minutes to spare<p>This fast-paced strength circuit from trainer Craig Ballantyne alternates upper-and lower-body muscle groups to blast more calories in less time. In short, here's how to burn fat, fast.<p><b>Do it:</b> Complete as many reps of each …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

warm lentil and potato salad

You don’t have to look at me like that. I know, <i>I know</i> how you and most people feel about lentils. About how they’re mealy and brown and generally …