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The Keto Diet: Italian Cabbage and Sausage Soup

The ketogenic diet is on a roll and there’s really no question why it’s gained so much momentum. Dubbed the keto diet for short, this low carb, high …

Nutrition

31 Tasty Keto Recipes for Dinner and Dessert

by Dani M. on May 04, 2018<p>The Ketogenic diet trend has already given us some amazing new ways to enjoy our food and we aren’t going to lie, we are …

Food

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

There's a Hidden Section of Amazon Where Things Are $2

As if we needed another reason to buy everything on Amazon, we go and uncover a whole new section of affordable offerings, most of which are $2. Yes, …

Shopping

The Teen Slang Dictionary for Parents

Teens in each generation develop a language of their own based on what is going on in teen culture. And the introduction of social media and digital …

Language

If You Hate Cardio, This Trainer's Quick Ab Workout Is Just For You

Cardio that targets your abs? Yes, please. Fitness influencer and trainer Stefanie Williams posted a quick workout that only requires a bench. Her three moves are guaranteed to fire up your core, but they'll also work your entire body in the process. And if you're not a fan of straight-up cardio …

Exercise

The 4 Best Ways to Prevent Sweaty Balls

Say goodbye to swamp crotch.<p>There are plenty of perks to summer. The sun, the sand, the surf, the BBQ. All great. Love it. Here's the issue: sweat. Lots and lots of sweat.<p>Sweat in and of itself is bad enough (hello, swamp ass), but when it makes its way down to your balls, it becomes an even bigger …

Skin Care

The 6 most nutrient-dense foods that should rule your diet

Preventing common diseases (like cancer and heart disease) and promoting health and longevity is as simple as regular trips to the farmers’ market, …

Nutrition

20 On-The-Go Breakfasts That Are Actually Good For You

1. Apple Sandwiches with Almond Butter and Granola<p>Straight-up apples and almond butter are delicious, but Anna goes a step further, adding granola …

Breakfast

2 Forms of Exercise Are The Best Way to Stave Off The Effects of Ageing

Here's how to incorporate them into your life.<p>If you're searching for an all-natural way to lift your mood, preserve muscle tone, and protect your …

Exercise

Scientists Discover A Second Brain In Human Body, And It’s Located In The Butt

The 'gut feeling' could be your second brain thinking.<p>It turns out those gut feelings or pits in your stomach may actually come from your second …

Neuroscience

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Diabetes

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

DIY

I Haven't Felt Bloated in 2 Months, All Because I Do These 5 Things Every Day

Bloating has been an issue for me ever since I was in college. That's 20 years of feeling uncomfortable, embarrassed and isolated, upset, and frustrated because I had no idea what was causing it.<p>I've seen doctors, gastroenterologists, naturopaths, and chiropractors and have had millions of tests …

Nutrition

Try This 10-Minute Yoga Routine to Help Increase Your Hip Flexibility

The hips are a large joint in your body and support a great range of motion. Because of the amount of time most of us spend sitting in chairs, it’s …

Yoga

7 Reasons To Start Using A Bullet Journal To Organize Your Life In 2018

Ad failed to load<p>Choosing the right planner at the start of the new year is a critical, albeit incredibly <i>personal</i> decision. As for me, I'm a notebook …

Productivity

How to build a better smoothie, according to a nutritionist

If you’re turning to smoothies as part of your strategy to lose weight or take your healthy eating up a notch, your menu may need a little attention. Done right, smoothies can make nutritious sense, packing satisfying ingredients along with fiber, vitamins, minerals and other health-protecting …

Healthy Eating

Glute, Hip, and Thigh Exercises for Strength

Leg Extensions<p>The leg extension is a simple, classic exercise targeting the quadriceps muscles. This exercise is great for anyone who needs to …

Workouts

15 Whole30 Meal-Prep Recipes to Make Those First Few Weeks a Little Less Scary

It’s official: You’ve committed to the Whole30. You’ve trashed your candy stash, deep-sixed anything deep-fried, and dumped (read: drank) the last of …

Healthy Eating

We don’t need nearly as much protein as we consume

Many of us consciously eat a high-protein diet, with protein-rich products readily available, but how much protein do we really need? And does it actually help us lose weight?<p>In the early 20th Century, Arctic explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson spent a collective five years eating just meat. This meant …

Nutrition

Introduction to Yin Yoga

The hallmark of yin yoga is that poses are held for about three to five minutes at a time in order to the stretch the connective tissue around the …

Yoga

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Don’t Get Enough Sleep

<i>This article originally appeared on Real Simple. For more stories like this, visit realsimple.com.</i><p>Cheating sleep is the American way. About 35 …

12 makeup rules everyone should know by age 40

Makeup trends come and go—blue eyeshadow, anyone?—but these classic beauty techniques help you radiate health and vitality at any age.

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded

We started with sandbag lunges.<p>Just a few days before <i>Deadpool 2</i> premiered around the country, I took a trip to New York City gym Drive 495 to meet up …

Your Anxiety Loves Sugar. Eat These 3 Things Instead.

Sugar is harmful to your mental health, but there are ways to still satisfy your sweet tooth.<p>It’s no secret that sugar can wreak havoc on your body …

Food

5 exercises that target those hard-to-tone body parts

You slip into a tank top for the first time this year and notice your triceps could use a tone up. Or perhaps it’s the leg-baring shorts or the thought of going shirtless at the beach that has you running to the weight room for the first time since January.<p>We know it’s not possible to spot reduce …

Workouts

10 Modern Barn Door Ideas You Wouldn't Expect

These clever uses of barn doors will have you looking at these rustic accents in a whole new light.<p>From their humble, rustic origins, barn doors have become a highly sought-after interior feature. Available in a range of styles with exposed mounting hardware, barn doors have a big visual impact on …

Being Socially Isolated for Long Periods of Time Reshapes Brain Chemistry

But the pain of loneliness may have a remedy.<p>Being lonely sucks. Sure, we all need our alone time now and then, but scientists have repeatedly found …

The Brain

This Simple Smoothie Hack Will Help You Either Build Muscle or Lose Fat

The great thing about smoothies is that the recipe combinations are virtually endless. However, the ingredients you include can make a <i>huge</i> difference in terms of helping you reach your fitness goals. For example, if you're looking to build muscle, you'll want to use calorie-dense foods, like peanut …

Nutrition

10 Kid-Friendly Vegetable Sides for Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

My two kids go through the weirdest seasons with vegetables (currently we are living through a roasted broccoli and baby carrot season — if either of …