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See How Chrissy Teigen & More Stars Celebrated the 4th of July on Instagram!

Happy Independence Day! As Chrissy Teigen, Fergie and Jenna Dewan Tatum headed to pool parties, barbeques and other celebratory holiday bashes …

Motherhood

10 Movies You Should Have Seen in 2013

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures<p>There is nothing better than sitting back and having a marathon in your own living room over the holidays. As the year winds down, the list of must-sees piles up. We selected the best of the year's releases to appease every taste whether you prefer sci-fi …

Would You Ride an Electric Bike?

So what’s the draw? Pricier than a regular bicycle but way cheaper than a car, fuel-free e-bikes get you from point A to point B without breaking a sweat. See, while most models have fully-functional pedals, they’re also powered by rechargeable batteries that can carry you about 40 miles or more, …

Low Calorie Snacks

<b>If you're in the mood for...Chocolate</b><p><b>Hunt's Snack Pack Sugar-Free Chocolate Pudding</b><br>So rich with chocolaty flavor you won't even miss the sugar. One portable tub provides about 10 percent of your daily calcium needs.<p><i>70 cal, 3.5 g fat (2g sat), 15 g carbs, 110 mg sodium, 1 g fiber, <1 g protein</i><p>1 cup …

Nutrition

Fix Frizzy Hair -- From Curly to Straight

<b>Nate Bova</b><p>Bova is a hairstylist at the Warren-Tricomi salon in New York City. Half-Sicilian, half-black, she proudly rocks her "corkscrew curly" texture every single day. "I haven't blown out my hair in 10 years," she says. "I love to wear my curls with lots of volume."<p><b>Her frizz issue:</b> Natural …

The Best Breakfast to Eat for Weight Loss

By the end of the study, the large-breakfast group had lost two and a half times more weight and 4.6 more inches from their waists than the women who ate their largest meals in the evening. But it gets better: The big-breakfast eaters also had lower levels of bad cholesterol and higher levels of …

15-Minute Arm Workout: Armed For Summer

Exercise 1 Inchworm<p>Stand with your feet hip-width apart, bend over, and touch the floor in front of your feet with both hands. Keeping your legs straight and core tight, walk your hands forward as far as you can without letting your hips drop. Pause, then slowly walk your feet toward your hands. …

Hips

Get Rid of Dry Skin for Good

<b>2 Be a dairy queen.</b><br>Most cleansers harbor a dirty secret: They contain a surfactant called sodium lauryl sulfate, which can suck away moisture. Look for mild, nonsudsy, fragrance-free cleansers (the chemicals behind scents can be drying). Try Eau Thermale Avene Gentle Milk Cleanser ($18, …

The Best Sports Bra for Your Body

That's why the right support is crucial, says study author Nicola Brown, Ph.D., a member of the Research Group in Breast Health at the University of Portsmouth in the U.K. Luckily, fitness brands have been paying attention. With advances in fit, support, and coverage, there's now a bra that's ideal …

Pet Therapy: 5 Healthy Reasons to Have a Pet

Shutterstock.com<p>Pain Relief<p>Research suggests that spending time with animal pals may help ease your pain.<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Fitness Level<p>Active mutts need, well, activity. So it's no surprise that dog owners are more likely to be in shape. They're also more likely to get the vigorous workouts the body …

Eating Well: The Best Fitness Foods for Women

Eat these ultimate workout foods for a better workout and better results<p>Whole Grain Bagels<p>Bagels are one of the best foods to eat before a workout. Never mind Dr. Atkins—carbs deliver a steady flow of energy over time rather than one big burst. "Not the simple ones, because they wind you up and …

Nutrition

Smoothie Recipes for Health and Beauty

Soak <b>½</b> <b>cup raw almonds</b> in filtered water for eight hours. Drain almonds and rinse, then blend with <b>2 cups coconut water</b> at high speed until smooth. Strain through a nut milk bag or mesh strainer lined with cheesecloth and squeeze to extract as much liquid as possible. Rinse blender, and add almond …

The Best Ab Workouts for Women: Get Six Pack Abs in Weeks

Exercise 1 Stability Ball Pelvic Tilt Crunch<p>Grab a 5- to 10-pound medicine ball. Lie faceup on a stability ball with back and head pressed into the ball, your feet together on the floor, and the medicine ball positioned against your chest <b>(A)</b>. Brace your abs and crunch up until your shoulders are …

How to Relax: Calm Foods Battle the Effects of Stress

6 Healthy Foods That Relax, Calm, and De-Stress<p>Studies have found that these options can help contribute to a healthy mental state, buffer against the harmful physical effects of stress, and dial up your serenity level. Eat your way to Zen.<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Asparagus<p>It's true that side effects may …

Wellness

Fatty Foods: 5 Deliciously Healthy Treats That Are Good for You

5 Fatty Foods That Make You Skinny<p>Delicious, fatty foods that help you lose weight? Where can you sign up? Right here!<p>iStockphoto/Thinkstock<p>You are NOT what you eat.<p>If we were what we ate, then people who ate lots of hot dogs and pork chops would be solid walls of muscle. People who ate lots of …

How to Increase Metabolism: The Fastest Way to Lose Weight

5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism All Day Long<p>Speed up your metabolism to lose weight now<p>Speed Up Your Metabolism<p>Here's a secret: slaving away inside your body—right this minute—is your very own personal trainer working tirelessly to help you burn calories and shed fat. It's called your metabolism, …

How to Make Quinoa Salad Without A Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: How to make any quinoa salad, using whatever ingredients you like, in 5 steps flat.</i><p>This is my secret weapon …

Yoga: Poses To Tone Your Butt

<b>Warrior III</b> Standing on one straight leg, lean forward with your chest until it is in line with your lifted back leg and parallel to the ground. Extend your upper chest and gaze forward as you flex your back foot, keeping your leg straight and all of your toes pointing down. Stay here or extend …

Breaded Chicken Recipes: Creative Ingredients To Create A Crunch (PHOTOS)

Chicken is one of the most classic and reliable dinnertime staples. But although we love the traditional recipes, we're also fans of the many ways chicken has reinvented itself to stay relevant.<p>One of the best things about chicken is that there are so many ways to cook it -- from grilling, to …

A guide to the best ready-to-drink cocktails

The Best Ready-to-Drink Cocktails<p>Cold cocktails and hot summer days are a match made in heaven. But if your home bar consists of a half-finished bottle of vodka in the freezer and a squeezy lemon in the fridge, mixing up a batch of margaritas or daiquiris from scratch may seem like more effort than …

Happy Living Rooms

See fun, cheerful spaces.<p>Round shapes, pops of color, and layers of embellishments help give these living rooms their fun, cheerful style.

Designers' Favorite Movie Interiors

Designers share memorable film sets.<p>Designers share the movie interiors and sets they love. While some are real locations, others are pure imagination. Either way, sometimes we wish we could stay.

Roman Holiday – review

William Wyler's Roman Holiday (1953, now on rerelease) is a modern fairytale whose two leads have a charm and innocence that irradiate the whole …

Hate Soggy Fruit Desserts? Try This Simple Trick

I hate soggy cereal, I hate soggy sandwiches and I really hate soggy pies, crisps and crumbles. I didn't think there was a way to avoid the flood of …

Dessert

Cold White Bean Herb Salad Recipe - Fast & Easy Summer Bean Salad

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8 Ways to Create a Family-Friendly Kitchen

Spaces for cooking and congregating.<p>Create a space for kids and adults to cook, chat, and congregate with these designer tips.