Jen Adams

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This Easy Trick Lets You Cook Pasta in Advance (!!)

You can cook your noodles hours before serving time. All you need is some olive oil, a large Ziploc bag, and your favorite pasta.<p>When you host a dinner party, timing is everything. Serving a few dishes that require different ingredients and techniques can make for a stressful night of cooking. Time …

Cooking

Harvard's Sugar Industry Scandal Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

There's a lot of junk science -- and corporate sponsorship -- out there.<p>The sugar industry paid scientists to pad research to support its interests in the 1960s, according to a paper published Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine.<p>Author Cristin Kearns University of California, San Francisco …

Diabetes

Tips on decluttering your home

<b>Create a schedule</b> – devote a certain time to decluttering every day, even if it is half an hour. Don’t allow yourself to get distracted from your …

Minimalism

7 surprising ways to become a better runner (beyond just running)

When you’re training for a race, it’s tempting to just lace up and run as much as possible. But while logging mileage is definitely key, there are …

Marathons

Keto diet science: How your body burns fat

By now, you’ve probably heard about the <i>keto diet</i>. You’ve probably heard that it all but bans carbs and sugars, or that it’s been clinically shown to …

Diabetes

The Best Exercises for Activating Your Glutes

You will find many tips on strengthening the gluteus muscles, the large and powerful muscles of the butt. However, research presented in the <i>Journal</i> …

Biomechanics

How to tell if you're magnesium deficient (and what to do about it)

Are you constantly exhausted? You could be magnesium deficit.<p>Magnesium is an essential mineral for vibrant health and wellness.<p>As the fourth most …

8 Surprising Foods That Are Making You Totally Exhausted

File these under 'most likely to make you PTFO.'<p>Alyssa Zolna/Shutterstock<p><i>This article was written by Allison Young and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Raise your hand if it feels like you're running on fumes or you're tired all the time. Yep, we thought so. But consider this: It's not just …

Nazi Germany's Jewish champion: the mystery of Helene Mayer endures

Almost 80 years after her silver medal in women’s fencing at the Berlin Games, Helene Mayer remains one of the Olympics’ enduring mysteries<p>The photograph is at once both beautiful and revolting. Snapped in the fading sun of an August afternoon during the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, this picture is of …

International Olympic Committee

42 Brilliant Ideas To Make Your Home Really Freaking Organized

Inspiration for every room.

The 17th-Century Language that Divided Everything in the Universe into 40 Categories

So much effort. Such little payoff.<p>John Wilkins. (Photo: Wellcome Images/CC BY 4.0)<p>In the mid-17th century Anglican bishop John Wilkins set out on a …

10 Ways to Make Yourself Happier in 30 Seconds or Less

Feeling down? Got the blahs? This post provides 10 easy ways to feel happier in 30 seconds or less—and every technique is based on the best research …

These 62 Healthy Bean Recipes Will Help Flatten Your Belly

They're not called "magical fruit" for nothin'! Beans are loaded with digestion-friendly fiber and protein, which can help with bloating while keeping you satiated and making you feel fuller longer. As such, they're an excellent tool for weight loss, too.<p>But one of the best parts about beans is how …

9 Workout Essentials That Make Exercise Easier

Fitness Tools for Every Program<p>Are you getting ready to start a workout program? Perhaps you want to make your current exercise sessions more …

Weather

The Right Macronutrient Combination For Weight Loss

As a health coach, I'm constantly asked about the ideal amounts of carbs and protein for weight loss.<p>First, I think it's important to address that …

Nutrition

Top 10 Squat Exercises for the Glutes, Hips, and Thighs

Squat with an Exercise Ball<p>Squats are a great exercise for the glutes, hips and thighs and adding a ball to the move can add great support for the …

7 Meal Prep Tricks To Try This Week

Making food ahead of time means you can spend more time frolicking in the summer twilight all week.

Healthy Eating

A Surprising Fact About Medieval Europeans: They Recycled

The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore shows us that Medieval Europeans reused parchment, building materials, and even Classical sculptures.<p>Two leaves …

Archaeology

6 science-backed ways to make great habits stick

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don't do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can …

Self-help

An Old Idea, Revived: Starve Cancer to Death

The story of modern cancer research begins, somewhat improbably, with the sea urchin. In the first decade of the 20th century, the German biologist Theodor Boveri discovered that if he fertilized sea-urchin eggs with two sperm rather than one, some of the cells would end up with the wrong number of …

Cancer

Wellness Wednesday: Why it's so important for women to balance their pH levels

There's a lot of data that goes into understanding our bodies. We pay attention to calories, the number of steps we take in a day, heart rate, BMI, BFP and so many other numbers, but one metric that often gets overlooked, however, is pH.<p>And for good reason -- pH can be pretty complicated! But …

Wellness

Organise your kitchen with these decluttering tips

Clear out those crowded cupboards and only keep the gadgets you can’t live without, says Lynnette Peck.<p>For me, a kitchen is not just a practical …

Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck Says Mindset Is Critical in Successful Relationships

Since the publication of her book, <i>Mindset: The New Psychology of Success</i>, Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck’s theories on fixed and growth mindsets …

Self-improvement

Listen up! Learning to be interested in others is key to success

It's no secret that human beings are a social bunch by nature and tend to want to be popular and desirable by their peers.<p>Issues of self-esteem and …

9 Things You Should Be Doing After Every Workout

Whether you're new to fitness, or you're going a little harder than usual (two-a-days, anyone?), it's essential to take care of your body after each and every workout. Doing so will help prevent injury, pain, and discomfort. Make sure you're always following these steps and giving your body the TLC …

In the Future, We Will Photograph Everything and Look at Nothing

“Today everything exists to end in a photograph,” Susan Sontag wrote in her seminal 1977 book “On Photography.” This was something I thought about when I recently read that Google was making its one-hundred-and-forty-nine-dollar photo-editing suite, the Google Nik Collection, free. This …

8 Bad Habits That Are Most Likely to Kill a Marriage

And having an affair isn't one of them.<p>Your seemingly innocent daily habits—like scrolling through your phone in bed—could be destroying your marriage. "Research shows that there are a lot of little things people do that can indicate serious problems in relationships," says Carrie Cole, a couples …

Stereotypes

Famed Architect Philip Johnson’s Hidden Nazi Past

Philip Johnson was a pedigreed, witty charmer from Cleveland who became a fixture of Manhattan’s art world and social circuit. But before Johnson’s rise to fame as one of America’s most influential architects, he delighted in another rise—that of Hitler and the Third Reich. In his forthcoming book, …

Frank Lloyd Wright