Sandra Ortega

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'Give up dairy products to beat cancer’

A leading scientist, who has been fighting breast cancer since 1987, says the disease is overwhelmingly linked to animal products<p>In 1993, the breast cancer that had plagued Jane Plant since 1987 returned for the fifth time. It came in the shape of a secondary tumour – a lump in her neck the size of …

You'll Never Guess What Ketchup Was Used for in the 1800s

The freaky and not-always-healthy backstory behind some of your favorite eats<p>Who knew—nutmeg is the LSD of the spice rack. And as if mayo weren't scary enough already, it turns out that it can kill parasitic insects! If you're any kind of foodie (or just a sucker for fun facts), you'll want the …

Condiments

5 Ridiculously Yummy Mango Smoothies

You're going to want to try them all.<p>The hardest part of eating a mango isn't figuring out how to slice it—it's trying to resist the urge to devour the whole thing in one sitting. If you can't get enough of this tropical fruit, that's OK. After all, a cup has just 100 calories, and it's packed with …

Healthy Eating

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Trust us on this: This is a workout you should seriously get behind<p>Blast unwanted fat and create a knockout butt with this two-phase program from Perkins. First, the "Wake 'Em Up" body-weight exercises are designed to light up your central nervous system and get your glutes primed and ready. …

4 Steps to Reclaim Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

It is ridiculously easy to forfeit control of your life. Whether you give your power away to friends, family, a job, depression, or any other life …

Outsourcing

‘Eye of the Storm’, A Short Film Documenting the Extreme Beauty of an Icelandic Winter

Shot between February and March 2014, ‘Eye of the Storm’ is a short, wordless document of Iceland’s winter landscape. Set to an instrumental …

Beautiful Photos of Sunsets Captured on Broken Mirrors

In his 2012 series “Broken Mirror/Evening Sky,” photographer Bing Wright created beautiful faceted images of sunsets by photographing them on broken …

Indonesians begin voting in national election

Indonesians have started voting in national and local elections amid claims of vote-buying by candidates, poor funding of election bodies and delays caused by bad weather.<p>Voting started in the eastern region of Papua at 7am local time on Wednesday, but 30 other districts were facing delays of up to …

Parents: Parenting News & Advice for Moms and Dads

Hint: Mother's Day is around the corner!<p>Make raising kids a little easier with Buzzfeed's simple hacks for grab-and-go snacks, DIY activity...<p>From …

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Everyday Pad Thai | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Serves 4 <br>Total time: 30 minutes || Active time: 30 minutes<p><i>Photo by Vanessa Rees</i><p>Here it is: the quintessential sweet and sour Thai noodle. Also, the …

15 Ways To Make Raw Vegetables Taste Amazing

Oh yes, it CAN be done.<p>Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow it at Food52.com and on Twitter @Food52. And check out its new shop, Provisions.

Crispy Kale, Brussels Sprouts, and Potato Hash Recipe

Fall flavors come together in this super quick and easy vegetarian hash made with kale, brussels sprouts, and crispy Yukon gold potatoes.<p><b>Read more: Crispy Kale, Brussels Sprouts, and Potato Hash</b><p>Ingredients3/4 pound Yukon gold potatoes, cut into 3/4-inch chunksKosher salt and freshly ground black …