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This Homemade Hummus Is So Good You’ll Never Buy It From the Store Again

I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve made hummus from scratch, both for personal and professional reasons. Working in professional kitchens and …

Chickpeas

22 Healthy Snacks That Are (Almost) Too Good To Be True

Snacking doesn't typically count as an actual meal, but if it did, it would be our favorite meal of the day. We love munching between breakfast, …

Nutrition

18 Underrated Netflix Movies That You Won’t Regret Watching

Netflix adds new content to its library every day, so it's easy to miss out on a lot of movies. But trust me, there's some great ones - you just …

Entertainment

Leslie Jamison: ‘Why was life such a barren tundra if I wasn’t drinking?’

As her memoir about her years as a high-functioning alcoholic is published, the author talks about drinking, writing and why she finally chose sobriety<p>• Read an extract from Leslie Jamison’s The Recovering<p>The American writer Leslie Jamison is the bestselling author of the acclaimed essay collection</i> …

Books

35 Nutritious Vegetables That Will Grow in Shaded Areas in Your Garden

Would you like to be able to utilize every part of your yard?<p>Do you live on a piece of property that has a lot of shade?<p>Well, either way, know that …

Gardening

11 classes taught by best-selling writers and authors that will improve your writing skills

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Ninja Writing: The Four Levels Of Writing Mastery is one of the bestselling writing courses on Udemy. Shutterstock Good writing skills can …

Creative Writing

You're Basically Wasting Money on Flax Seeds If You Don't Take This Extra Step

If you're stressed for time, you can pay a little extra for the best kind of flaxseed for you.<p>If you've been shelling out dough for flax seed-laden …

Nutrition

A Nutritionist's 10 Favorite $10 Finds from Costco

Fact: There are several steals at Costco that are so cheap and versatile, it's almost a shame <i>not</i> to buy them. While I don't allow myself to buy the …

Healthy Eating

The DASH Diet Is Great For Weight Loss, So Why Is No One Following It?

The DASH diet often flies under the radar, especially when compared to buzzy diets such as the Keto diet, but it’s one of the most widely-respected …

Holistic Medicine

What Your Cholesterol Numbers Really Mean

LDL used to be the “bad cholesterol” and HDL the “good cholesterol.” That’s the tidy story I learned in my grad school lipids class 13 years ago, but …

Holistic Medicine

Popular Beer and Wine Brands Contaminated With Monsanto's Weedkiller, Tests Reveal

By Zen Honeycutt<p>The past few years have revealed some disturbing news for the alcohol industry. In 2015, CBS news broke the announcement of a lawsuit …

Glyphosate

How to Perfectly Cook Chicken Breasts on the Stovetop

Comforting, affordable, and incredibly versatile, chicken breast is the quintessential dinnertime staple. Cooking a crispy, pan-seared chicken breast …

Cooking

8 Tasty Anti-Inflammatory Soup Recipes You Should Make This Month To Lose Weight

Everyone knows that a healthy diet is the most important part of losing weight. Once you’ve developed a good diet and healthy eating habits, you’re …

Food

13 Nutritionist-Recommended Superfoods That'll Boost Your Metabolism

Although it's quite easy to indulge in all kinds of food, we all know that all grub is not created equal. For instance, superfoods aren't dubbed …

Nutrition

These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

Skin Care

Your Plant-Based Protein Powder Is Likely Full of Lead and Arsenic: Check This List

"Approximately 75 percent of protein powders had measurable levels of lead." Stunned? Us too. If you're a protein-powder junkie, it might be time to reassess — especially if you use a plant-based blend.<p>Clean Label Project, the national nonprofit focused on health and transparency in product …

Protein

If You Want An Energized, Pain-Free Body, Then It's Time To Rethink Your Every Step

Most days of the week, before the rest of my family is out of bed, I meet a friend for a morning walk. We bring our coffee and chat while our bodies slowly wake up. I don't wear sneakers—just simple, minimal shoes that allow me to feel the ground beneath my feet. My toes and arches respond to the …

10 Costco Products That Obsessives Swear By

Costco Wholesale loyalists love the discount store for its convenience and remarkable savings. A membership allows you to buy pantry standards and …

Shopping

24 Grossly Satisfying Cleaning Products You Need In Your Arsenal ASAP

Products that'll help you work smarter instead of harder, like an ultrasonic jewelry cleaner, toilet-cleaning pumice, goo-annihilating solution, and ugly pet hair grabber, just to name a few.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the</i> …

Add These 10 Protein-Packed Veggies to Any Meal to Feel Fuller Longer

Did you know that on any given day, there are over 500 types of vegetables that you can find at the grocery store? So it makes sense if you get to the produce aisle and feel overwhelmed about which vegetables to grab. Selecting vegetables that contain the most protein is a great strategy for …

Nutrition

The Best Books of 2018 (So Far)

Here are the new titles that have caught our eye so far in 2018.

Books

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

10 health documentaries on Netflix that will make you rethink what you eat

We all know full well that eating a big breakfast of bacon and sausages isn’t sustainable or healthy and yet, we find it difficult to go meatless for …

The Elder Statesman of Latin American Literature — and a Writer of Our Moment

<b>‘S</b>hall we sit outside?” Mario Vargas Llosa asked me, gesturing through the library’s floor-to-ceiling windows at the brilliant September afternoon. The only Peruvian ever to have won a Nobel Prize, Vargas Llosa now lives in an eight-bedroom mansion on the fringes of Madrid, in the neighborhood …

Literature

22 Amazing Products With Over 1,000 Reviews On Amazon

A game of Bananagrams, swimsuit coverup, Breville juicer, and 19 other products on Amazon that hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of people absolutely *adore.*<p><i>The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

27 Food Processor Recipes That Will Motivate You to Finally Start Using It

When it comes to making meal preparation easier, the culinary innovations just seem to keep on coming. From the Vitamix and the Instant Pot to the …

11 Books That'll Change Your Life For the Better

Sometimes all we need to help place us on the right path in life is a well-written book with advice from an expert. Reading in general can help with …

High blood pressure? Potassium could help.

High blood pressure has received a good amount of press in recent months. New guidelines have lowered the definition of hypertension to a blood pressure of130/80 instead of 140/90. In addition, the DASH diet, Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, a well-studied, evidence-based plan, continues to …

Nutrition

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big deal: Nothing sets the tone for a space like the color on the walls. So deciding what paint color to …

Home Decorating

It's not just in the genes: the foods that can help and harm your brain

Our diet has a huge effect on our brain and our mental wellbeing, even protecting against dementia. So, what should be on the menu?<p>As a society, we are used to the idea that we feed our bodies, and that our diet shapes our waistlines. But many of us forget that the same diet also feeds our brains, …

Nutrition