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7 Ingredients You Should Never Add to Smoothies

1. Fat-Free Flavored Yogurt<p>High in protein with a delicious creamy texture, yogurt is the ideal backbone for a smoothie—unless it’s flavored or …


The mistake we all make... and the simple experiment that reveals it

A simple experiment questioning people’s response to a picture reveals a common error that hampers our decision making. In an extract from his new book, psychologist Richard Nisbett reveals the ‘mindware’ to help us think smarter<p>Bill Gates is the richest person in the world. At the age of 19, he …


Drink Up! 12 Refreshing, Homemade Soda Recipes to Get Your Bubble Fix

Mix up one of these refreshing homemade sodas and we bet you'll never crave the canned stuff again.<p><b>When we crave something cold,</b> bubbly, and PG-13, we make a glass of homemade soda to get our bubble fix. We bet you'll never crave the canned stuff again.


How to Fold a Napkin 15 Ways

This is easy as 1, 2, 3! Start with a square dinner napkin and give it a three-way fold for an elegant angled pocket. It's handy for tucking flatware, a place card, or a printed menu.


6 Homemade Takeout Dishes Your Family Will Love

Why spend money on take-out when you can make the same dishes even better at home? These flavorful and family-friendly recipes will one-up your favorite restaurant meals.<p><b>1. Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>Sweet, plump shrimp are simmered in a rich and fragrant coconut sauce infused with lemongrass, ginger, hot …

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.


Revealing Photo Series Documents School Lunches Around the World

Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school. With this in mind, it's clear that school cafeterias are becoming crucial in the fight against childhood obesity. Sweetgreen–a chain of salad …

Healthy Eating

5 Things You Should Know About Detoxing Juices

<b>Green Tea</b><br>It's chock-full of antioxidants known as catechins, which studies have shown may help reduce belly fat and lower the risk for melanoma.<p><b>Liquid Veggies</b><br>If you really want to flood your body with vitamins and antioxidants that will destroy age-causing free radicals, juicing is the way to go. …


Carrie Underwood's Trainer Shares 4 Ways to Get Fit Fast

<b>Do Total-Body Conditioning</b><br>Instead of focusing an entire workout on your upper body, and then another on your lower body, Overland recommends total-body interval training, which is not only more effective, but more time efficient. She likes to choose 10 exercises—including squats, pushups, burpees, …

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18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

The good news: The best fitness coaches need only one sentence to tell you how to improve your results. Apply their words to your workouts, and you'll upgrade your routine instantly. Use these 18 tips from the top trainers in the industry to help you perfect your form, engage the right muscles, …

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10 Superfoods Healthier Than Kale

In the world of marketing, image is everything. If you're James Franco or Roger Federer or Taylor Swift, your name and face can be used to sell anything from phones to watches to perfume -- even if you're not necessarily famous for the your tech-savvy, your promptness, or the way you smell.<p>In the …

Bacon & Avocado "Sandwiches"

December is chock-full of awesome holidays -- and I'm not just talking about International Ninja Day. That's right, people: Today is Bacon Day.<p>To …

Recipe Of The Day: Lettuce Wraps

In case you haven't heard, lettuce wraps are not a dieter's food. Sure, they're really healthy. And they make a good gluten-free option. But that's not the reason to eat them. The only reason to eat lettuce wraps is because they taste really good -- and they're the perfect meal for when the heat …

Broiled Tilapia with Tomato Caper Sauce

posted <b>March 17, 2009</b> by <b>Gina</b><p>I try to eat fish twice a week because of the health benefits. This is one of my favorite ways to eat fish. This is a …

5 Ways Your Healthy Diet Is Making You Tired

Who doesn't wish for more energy at least a few dozen times a day? Of course, you know that a good night's sleep, regular exercise, and effective …


7 High-Protein Breakfast Ideas

<i>By Melinda Johnson for U.S. News</i><p>Protein tends to be misunderstood. At times, it's flying high on a fad-diet craze, when it seems that half of our population is shunning carbs in favor of a high-protein diet. At other times, protein is forgotten completely, as people order salads with low-fat …

4 Ways to De-Bloat During Breakfast

<b>Drink the Right Fluids</b><br>Why not hydrate and de-bloat at the same time? Coconut water, peppermint tea, and kombucha are tasty liquids known to help reduce inflammation or fight belly bloat. Adding chia seeds to beverages are another option. Try this chia seed drink first thing in the morning to begin …


10 Peach Smoothies that are PERFECT for Summer

This peach smoothie contains bananas, chia seeds, coconut shavings, and protein powder for extra power. It's an excellent pre-workout drink to boost your energy.<p>Peaches, bananas, and carrots—oh, my! Throw in some flaxseeds, and you've got a one heck of a smoothie.<p>The Fourth of July may be over, but …


11 Beauty Uses for Lemons

<b>Clarifying moisturizer:</b> Mix a few drops of coconut water with a few drops of lemon juice. The coconut will hydrate your skin, and lemon will clear and brighten it.<p><b>Elbow and knee bleacher:</b> "If your elbows and knees appear dark, simply rub them with half of a lemon," says Patrice Coleman, owner of …

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