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New food labels show how much you need to exercise to burn off calories

If you knew you’d have to work out for an hour after eating 2 slices of pizza, would you still chow down? British researchers think you wouldn’t. Since calorie counts on food packaging haven’t stopped us from getting fatter, they’re proposing exercise labels on food packages like chocolate, soda …

Nutrition

How To Be Happy: 12 Things You Should Do Today

To some, happiness always stays by their side. What makes happiness magical is that it can be anything or nothing.<p>If you know it well, it is …

15 Ways to Motivate Yourself That Actually Work

We're experts at setting goals. Today we'll do 12 different things. And by the end of the month, we'll nail all those, plus one million more. Sounds …

Gina Rodriguez

9 Hot and Sour Soup Recipes That Are Better Than Takeout

Hot and sour soup is a beloved Chinese takeout staple, but it's easy to make at home and the results are extra-delicious. Here, nine amazing versions …

Food & Dining

Overstock.com is hoarding more than $10 million in gold and silver just in case the banking system collapses

The company has enough food, cash, and digital currencies stored up to survive a disaster scenario that would doom the average online retailer, CEO Patrick Byrne told Buzzfeed News.<p>"I want a system that can survive a three month freeze," says Byrne. "If the whole thing collapses I want our system …

Bitcoin

Great Leaders: By Nurture or Nature? | Inc.com

Last month, I wrote about how great leaders are defined by their team. You can have amazing skills in leadership, but you will never be viewed as great if you lead a middle-of-the-road team. Many readers contacted me about the topic, and one of the questions they asked was about what I'd call …

Team Building

7 Smoothie Ingredients That Equal Weight-Loss Success | Women's Health

Shutterstock<p>Chia Seeds<p>If you're looking to start the day right, add a tablespoon of chia seeds to your a.m. smoothie. The seeds are high in fiber and a great source of anti-inflammatory omega-3s, so you'll feel full and ready to take on your morning. If you're not a fan of the seeds' texture, this …

Weight Loss

Anti-Cancer Smoothie

The powerful ingredients in this smoothie recipe from William Li of the Angiogenesis Foundation's Eat to Defeat Cancer initiative pack a healthy punch, helping to lower your risk of several types of cancer.

Power Protein Smoothie

Smoothies offer incredible versatility: You can use whatever's in season. The berries combined with pomegranate juice give this drinkable breakfast an extra antioxidant boost.

28 Christmas Cocktails for a Jolly Good Time

Raise your glass with these festive ideas.<p>It isn't a party without one of these tried-and-true cocktail recipes, featuring classic holiday flavors like cranberry, candy canes and even apple pie!

8 Things People With Spotless Bathrooms Do Every Day

Adopt these habits and your toilet, shower, and sink will always sparkle.<p>If the bathroom is your least favorite space in your entire home to clean, we hear you. It's messy, germy, and sometimes smelly. But what if we told you by adopting a few daily habits you can actually clean this room less …

Time I

Weeknight Dinner Ideas: 5 Meal Ideas You’ll Both Love

These dinners are easy, tasty -- and sure to be a hit!<p><b>MONDAY</b><p>Source: Cookie and Kate<p><b>Sweet Potato Burrito with Avocado Salsa Verde</b><p><b>Why We Love It:</b> This …

CIA Director: My Email Was Hacked, And Yours Can Be, Too

CIA Director John Brennan says the recent hack of his personal AOL email account makes it clear how everyone can be at risk on the Internet.<p>“What it does is to underscore just how vulnerable people are to those who want to cause harm,” Brennan said. “And so I think it does epitomize, in many …

George Washington University

The Cutest Winter Active Gear

Legit winter gear that's chic enough to get the fashion set all hot and bothered? Yes, please.<p>We love winter for all the fabulous winter workouts and activities—snowshoeing, anyone? And another reason we're totally crushing on the iciest season: The chic, gorgeous gear that comes along for the …

Clothing

Train for Life | Women's Health

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Workouts

50 Cooking Tips That Will Change Your Life!

50 Food Tips That Will Change Your Life!<p>The web's most resourceful food bloggers share tips for how to make every meal taste utterly mouth-watering<p>Dan Forbes<p>Along with salt and pepper, the most important kitchen staple to have on hand these days is a Wi-Fi connection. Smartphones and social …

Bikini Body Workout: The Ultimate Body Shaper

Exercise 1 Sumo Deadlift Shuffle<p>Grasp one end of a heavy dumbbell with both hands, arms hanging straight in front of you, and stand with your feet about shoulder-width apart, toes turned out slightly. Step your left foot out to the left, bending your knees and pushing your hips back to lower …

Happy Hour: Curry Leaf Mojito

<b>Curry-Leaf Mojito</b><br>8 fresh curry leaves<br>1 thin lemon wedge<br>1 tsp sugar<br>1/4 cup citrus vodka<p>In a tumbler, muddle curry leaves, lemon wedge, and sugar. Top with crushed ice and citrus vodka.<p><b>Makes 1 drink</b> <i><br>Per serving: 250 cal, 0 g fat, 11 g carbs, 0 mg sodium, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein</i><p><i>photo: Kenji Toma</i>

yoga | Women's Health

These yoga panties will follow you through your vinyasa.<p>Plus, everything else JoAnna Garcia carries in her gym bag.<p>It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime …

Healthy Drinks: Doesn't Get Any Better Or Tastier Than These Smoothies

Healthy Smoothie Recipes<p>Whether you're staving off hunger or fighting wrinkles, these blended beverages pack a good-for-you punch<p>Jonathan Kantor<p>Instructions for all recipes: Combine ingredients and blend until smooth.<p>Assemble the recommended nine servings of fruits and vegetables on your kitchen …

Simple Springtime Dishes

39 Paleo Snacks That Make the Eating Plan Look Easy (No, Really!)

No grains? No problem. Paleo eaters may shun grains, processed vegetable oils, and refined sugars, but that doesn’t stop them from enjoying plenty of …

The 10 Easiest Pasta Meals Ever

Make any of these tasty (and healthy!) pasta recipes in less than 30 minutes!<p>Con Poulos<p>Roasted Pepper-Corn Pasta Salad<p>This orrechiette pasta dish has a few of our favorite things: roasted red pepper, roasted corn, and avocados. Topped with fresh lime juice and cilantro, this pasta salad is as …

Sweet Potatoes Recipe: Sweet Potato Fries

Preheat oven to 450°F. On a baking sheet, drizzle olive oil over potatoes and mix with hands to coat evenly.<p>In a small bowl, combine paprika with 1 tsp Cajun seasoning, then sprinkle over potatoes, mixing again to coat. Bake for 15 minutes, or until potatoes are soft and beginning to …

Summer Veggie Kebabs with Fresh Corn Relish

47<p>SHARES<p>Easy-to-assemble vegetable kebabs are paired with a lightly sautéed corn relish for a dish that can be served either as an appetizer or as an …

Spices

10 Healthy Lunches

10 Healthy Lunch Ideas<p>Brown-bagging it just got a whole lot tastier with these easy, healthy lunch ideas<p>Chili-Spiced Salmon Salad<p>Canned salmon gets dress up with avocado, grapefruit sections, onions, beets, and pistachios over a bed of Bibb lettuce.<p><b>Calories:</b> 283<p>Roast Beef and Horseradish Wrap<p>Roast …

Healthy Eating

Summer Drinks

<b>ELECTRIC HONEYDEW</b><br>1 Tbsp green tea leaves<br>1 Tbsp dried chamomile leaves<br>2 oz gin<br>3 leaves anise-hyssop<br>2 oz pureed honeydew (puree in blender)<br>3/4 oz lemon juice<br>1/4 oz agave syrup<br>1 fennel frond, for garnish<p>In a jar or glass, mix green tea and chamomile leaves with gin and let sit for 3 hours at room …

20 Summer Essentials to Beat the Heat

Whether you're throwing a backyard bash or serving drinks by the pool, we've rounded up a list of 20 summer essentials that will keep you feeling …