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50 Ways To Lose 10 Pounds

<b>Hydrate</b><br>Research shows that dieters who guzzle plenty of H2O lose more weight than those who don't. Keep things interesting with these 25 slimming sassy water recipes.<p><b>Split Your Food</b><br>Divide your normal portion by two and save the rest for later. You're likely to feel full on less food than you</b> …

Winners: 2014 James Beard Foundation Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards

Last night the James Beard Foundation announced the winners of the <b>2014 James Beard Foundation Book, Broadcast & Journalism Awards</b> (see the list of 2014 finalists).<p>Cookbook and book winners include <i>The Art of French Pastry</i> by Jacquy Pfeiffer; <i>Smoke: New Firewood Cooking</i> by Tim Byres; <i>Every Grain of</i> …

Even A Very Weak Signal From The Brain Might Help Paraplegics

A report that four young men who are paralyzed below the waist were able to move toes, ankles or knees when their lower spine was electrically stimulated was hailed as a breakthrough.<p>But it's hard not to be skeptical about anything labeled a medical breakthrough these days, and that's especially …

6 Healthy Cookie Dough Bite Recipes

<b>Nutella Cookie Dough Balls</b><br>There's not really Nutella in these—just a mixture of healthful-yet-tasty ingredients like hazelnuts, oats, and medjool dates. <i><br>Get the recipe at Running To the Kitchen.</i><p><b>Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites</b><br>Whip these up using only a handful of kitchen staples: flour, powdered …

Dessert

3 Great Breakfasts for Weight Loss That Are Actually Filling

<b>Peanut Butter-Pretzel Granola</b> (pictured above)<br>Makes 12 servings<p>"This recipe was inspired by a peanut butter-pretzel bar that I love," says Morgan. "I wanted to develop a higher-fiber and lower-sugar version."<p>2 1⁄2 cups whole-wheat pretzels (such as Snyder's of Hanover), chopped<br>2 cups old-fashioned …

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The Secret To Happiness May Have Been Discovered Almost Two Millennia Ago

One of the greatest texts about happiness and living well wasn't written by a self-help expert, spiritual leader or psychologist. It was written by Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, and it may completely change your perspective on dealing with life's challenges.<p>In 167 AD, Aurelius wrote <i>The …

How to Make Yourself Do Something When You Just Don't Want To

There's that project you've left on the back burner -- the one with the deadline that's growing uncomfortably near. And there's the client whose phone call you really should return -- the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time. Wait, weren't you going to try to go to the …

Procrastination

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How to Train Yourself to Do a Split

Important safety notice, though, before you get started: If you’re struggling along either step listed here, don’t push it. Spend more time over the next few days or weeks increasing your flexibility, then give it another try when you feel <i>much</i> more limber.<p><b>Part One: Get Flexy</b><br>Stretching the right …

You'll Want To Wash Your Hands Immediately After Reading This

Germaphobes, maybe you're on to something.<p>Sickness-causing bacteria and viruses can lurk on surfaces long after they're expelled in an infected person's sneeze or snot. Some can even stay on a surface for <i>months</i>, given the right conditions. While the ability of these microorganisms to actually make …

21 Days to Fit and Lean: Three-Week Workout Plan

Watch this video to get the total plan, as well as to see demos of how to do each body-shaping move. For a complete list of all the moves, reps, and sets, see below.<p><b>Total-Body Toning Routines – 2x a week</b><br>Reps: 12 – 15 per move<br>Sets: 1 set during week 1, 2 sets during weeks 2 and 3<p>Moves:<br>Plank with …

When It Comes To America's Obesity Epidemic, Most Don't Want To Admit The Truth

Most people agree that the U.S. is facing an obesity epidemic, but the majority of Americans don't think they're part of the problem.<p>That's according to the "Weight of the Union," a 2014 survey of 1,000 adults conducted by market research company Research Now for Anytime Fitness. The report found …

How to do a Part-Time Diet Right

<b>Don't Go Too Low-Cal</b><br>Consuming fewer than 800 calories even for one day sinks your energy, kills your mood, and doesn't even work—your body goes into starvation mode and hangs onto fat, says Brill. Basically, your body conspires against you, which won't help you drop pounds <i>or</i> work toward better …

Weight Loss

The Most Important Time for Weight Loss

In a new study to be published in the journal <i>Obesity Facts</i>, 80 adults were divided into three groups: weight losers (who routinely shed 3 percent of their total weight during the week; weight maintainers (whose weight fluctuated from 1 to 3 percent each week); and weight gainers (who added 1 …

24 Food Swaps That Slash Calories

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters</i><p>When it comes to weight loss, slow and steady wins the race. "While complete diet makeovers can be overwhelming, focusing on small simple changes makes healthy eating more manageable and sustainable over the long term," says Kelly Pritchett, RD, Ph.D., a spokesperson for the …

9 Swedish Women Receive Womb Transplants, Will Try To Get Pregnant

Previous attempts to transplant uteri have largely failed.<p>Nine Swedish women have successfully received transplanted wombs donated by family members, and will soon try to have children, the AP reports. There have been no major complications following the surgeries, and every woman left the hospital …

Tiktaalik fossils reveal how fish evolved into four-legged land animals

The fossilised remains of an ancient beast have revealed how prehistoric life hauled itself from the water and took its first unsteady steps along the path that led to four-legged land animals.<p>Clues to the seminal moment in the history of life were found in the bones of Tiktaalik, a 375m-year-old …

Women's Health

"How did you get those arms? Do you lift weights?" Yogis hear these questions all the time and smile knowingly as they respond, "Nope. Just yoga." Yoga requires nothing but ourselves—no weights, no machines, just the ability to lift and hold our own body weight. If the gym feels like a prison, then …

29 Healthy Versions Of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Here's to the kind of New Year's resolutions that don't make you want to stab yourself with a celery stick.

Cooking

6 Moves That Lengthen and Strengthen

Exercise 1 Grand Pliés<p>Because this move is wider than the average squat, your inner thighs get in on the action. Stand with your feet wider than hip width, toes turned out <b>(A)</b>. Squat down as low as you can while keeping your chest high and letting your arms hang down in front of you <b>(B)</b>. As …

Detox! Smoothies, salads and more to start 2014 on a healthy note

With the new year comes a host of resolutions to eat less and exercise more—intentions that are often all but forgotten come mid-February. So why not focus on simple strategies that will rid your body of holiday overindulgences <i>and</i> make you feel better and brighter all year long? Take that, broken …

Healthy Eating

Melt Method: Moves That Blast Cellulite

Exercise 1 Back Thigh Shear<p>With your upper body on the ground, move the roller under your upper thighs (just below where your butt meets your thighs) and extend your legs <b>(A)</b>. Slowly drag your legs together <b>(B)</b> and apart (like you’re making a snow angel or doing jumping jacks) to “Shear” the backs of …

Judge rules against brain-dead girl's family

An Alameda County judge declined Tuesday to force Children's Hospital Oakland to continue providing medical care to a 13-year-old girl whom physicians declared brain-dead nearly two weeks ago after tonsil-removal surgery.<p>But Jahi McMath will remain on a breathing machine for the time being, as …

Alameda County

A Definitive Guide To Celebrity Feminism In 2013

2013 has included some defining moments for feminism, most recently (and perhaps most momentously) in the form of Beyonce's "Beyonce." As we close out 2013 with Queen BEY essentially making women's advocacy go viral, let's take a look at the way pop culture has defined equality of the sexes over …

Peppermint Brownies ⋆ Sweet C's Designs

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.<p>Lightly grease silicone muffin pan with cooking spray or butter.<p>In a large bowl, combine sugar and butter and mix until …

National Geographic Travel

Male and female brains: the REAL differences

The recent study which “confirms” the differences between male and female brains has been roundly criticised by neuroscientists. However, there are some genuine differences that cannot be denied<p>Unless you’ve been trapped in a lead-lined sensory-deprivation chamber this week, you’ve probably heard …