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DIY: How to brew kombucha at home

The first time I heard about kombucha was when a friend of mine sent me a picture of a strange, somewhat bubbly liquid that had a slimy film on top …

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The One Thing Dermatologists Agree On (Other Than Sunscreen)

Ask a dermatologist for her No. 1 skin-care recommendation and you know you'll hear something along the lines of: "Wear SPF! Seriously! What's it …

Skin Care

KQED

Peter Gray has studied how learning happens without any academic requirements at a democratic school. The Boston College research professor also …

A Beginner's Guide to the Chakras

Channel more confidence, creativity, and joy in your life with a basic understanding of your body's energy centers.<p>1.3K<p>SHARES<p>Channel more confidence, …

10 Ways To Reduce Chemicals In Your Life with Coconut Oil | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Coconut oil might have been the most-talked-about-oil in 2013, and newsflash: it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Are you trying to reduce harsh …

7 Ways To Exercise Without Exercising | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Many of us would benefit from more exercise. Yet we often struggle with the idea of exercising. We have to motivate ourselves to get moving.<p>Except …

Exercise

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

We polled some of those insiders—people who know the business and work daily to evict pesticides, genetically modified organisms, animal cruelty, social injustice, and unhealthy foods from the food supply—to find out what they know about the dark side of "convenience" foods. Take note so you can …

The Best Produce You're Not Buying

<b>Jalapeño Peppers</b><br>Instead of reaching for the familiar bell peppers, spice it up and go for a bright red, green or yellow skinny jalapeño pepper. This spicy alternative contains an antioxidant called capsaicin, which acts as a powerful anti-inflammatory and metabolism booster. Some studies have found …

5 Foods That Have More Iron Than Steak

<b>Kidney Beans</b><br>These legumes have four milligrams of iron per cup—along with 225 calories, zero grams of fat, and an incredible 40 grams of protein. Use them them in salads or as an unlikely stir-fry ingredient.<p><b>Oysters</b><br>A three-ounce serving clocks in at 6.7 milligrams of iron—more than a third the …

Plyometrics

<b>Squat Jumps</b><br>Starting Position: Stand tall with your feet hip-width apart and your hands clasped behind your head.<br>1. Keeping your weight on your heels, squat down until your thighs are parallel to the floor. Pause in the squat.<br>2. Without counter-movement and without the use of your arms, jump as high …

Boost Your Metabolism All Day Long

11 tips that make burning fat easier than ever<p>You may not realize it, but while you're bumming it on the couch catching up on <i>New Girl</i>, your body is working hard to help you burn calories. How is that even possible? Your sweet, sweet metabolism. The cool part: You can speed it up to ensure it's …

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

<b>Modified V-Up</b> <br>Lie faceup on the floor with your legs straight and your arms at your sides <b>(A)</b>. In one movement, quickly lift your torso into an upright position as you pull your knees to your chest <b>(B)</b>. Lower your body back to the starting position. That's one rep.<p><b>Foam Roller Reverse Crunch with</b> …

Workouts

The 50 Best Movies for Kids

Check out some of the best kid-friendly films of all time.<p>Whether you're planning a family movie night or looking for some kid-friendly entertainment options while you and your partner have a date night (or, let's be honest, catch an extra hour of sleep on the weekend!), nothing spoils the fun like …

Kids

5 Natural Teeth Brighteners

Get a gorgeous smile with these easy tricks.<p>You may not be on the red carpet, but with the amount of flashes happening on your holiday party circuit, you might as well be. And while you often know the main smile saboteurs (red wine, coffee, etc.), what about all the foods that can actually do your …