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Let's address the perfect storm of factors leading to obesity in disadvantaged children

Childhood obesity is increasing, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. In high-income countries, while prevalence may be plateauing, it …

Atkins-style diets cancel out benefits of weight loss, study finds

High-protein diet helped weight loss, but trial participants appeared to forgo the usual health benefits, including those linked to heart disease and diabetes<p>Following an Atkins-style diet may make you thinner but it won’t make you healthier, research suggests.<p>A study found that when women lost …

Best Diets 2016 Revealed: From Weight Loss to Improving Memory

Best diets 2016 are finally revealed! If this year is your year to shed weight, US News, and World Report has cut through the fat and publicized their annual report for Best Diets 2016.<p>It’s one of the greatest resolutions people make every year – slimming down.<p>From DASH to Dukan, Paleo, and Weight …

Weight Loss

Ask The Nutrition Tactician: What's The Difference Between Simple And Complex Carbohydrates?

Not all carbs are created equal! Learn how simple and complex carbs can affect your weight, health, and energy levels.<p>As a registered dietician, I'm …

How Fructose Affects Your Body and Health

Fructose is a monosaccharide (simple sugar), which the body can use for energy. Because it has a low glycemic index, meaning it does not cause blood …

Free Things to Do in Berlin

TravelFree Things to Do<p>More than a quarter century after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the German capital is experiencing a cultural renaissance. But the new energy hasn’t eclipsed the city’s tumultuous past, and monuments to both are accessible to visitors on a budget.<p>More than a quarter century …

The Week in Review: Benefits of Coffee

Coffee drinkers received some good news this week from new research pointing to the benefits of the popular beverage. A new study from scientists in Korea found drinking between one and five cups of coffee every day is good for arteries.<p>Calcium deposits in arteries, which cause blockage, were at …

4 Salads That Will Make You Crave Kale

Be prepared to fall in love with these salads, even if you're not a kale person.<p><b>1. Kale & Brussels Sprout Salad with Walnuts, Parmesan & Lemon-Mustard Dressing</b><p>Made with crisp power greens, toasted walnuts, chunks of Parmesan and a lemony Dijon dressing -- this salad tastes like a healthful, crunchy …

Healthy Eating

21 of the Best Peanut Butter Recipes Ever

On sandwiches. In smoothies. Out of the jar. We eat peanut butter on the reg. But the one thing we need more of in our lives? Peanut-butter.<p>Here are 21 of the best peanut butter recipes ever.<p><b>No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie</b><p>Slice. Of. Heaven. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Chocolate Peanut-Butter Pretzel Bars</b><p>No bake. The …

Clever Pictogram Images Show the Values We All Live By

If you could boil down the values we all live by into simple, easy to understand images, what would that look like? London-based designer Genis Carreras's latest series answers this very question. Carreras first came under our radar with his Philographics project, where he took complicated …

7 tasks successful leaders never delegate

I’ve made the point before that knowing when and how to delegate is a trait of good leaders. It shows trust in your employees and ensures that you …

Renaissance-Inspired Portraits with a Fast Food Twist

Inspired by the beauty of Renaissance paintings, German photographer Rebecca Rütten puts a spotlight on contemporary fast food culture in her series <i>Contemporary Pieces</i>, rendering greasy burgers and takeout containers in the dramatic lighting and classical style of the Old Masters. Elegant …

Art

The Complete Guide to Organizing Your Photos with Adobe Lightroom

In the first installment of my Lightroom Workflow tutorial series I emphasized the importance of archiving your images so that you won’t lose them if …

10 Salt-and-Pepper Recipes in Honor of George Clooney's Wedding

George Clooney's wedding was a big deal, so we're honoring it with a nod to his famous hair: 10 salt and pepper recipes.<p><b>Unless you've been living under a rock</b>, you've heard that human-rights lawyer <b>Amal Alamuddin</b> has married actor <b>George Clooney</b>. While we're most smitten with our new lady crush, we …

How to Make Homemade Pizza, Grandma Pie-Style

A chewy-crisp crust, endless topping ideas, and do-ahead ease. Pizza made in a sheet pan is the simplest, tastiest way to feed a crowd.<p><b>Those supremely thin, hearth-blistered pizzas</b> coming out of upscale pizzerias these days? We love ‘em, but trying to replicate the conditions of an 800-degree …

30 tips every new iOS 8 user should know

Algorithms Make Better Predictions — Except When They Don’t

Predictive analytics is proving itself both powerful and perilous. Powerful, because advanced algorithms can take a near-unlimited number of factors into account, provide deep insights into variation, and scale to meet the needs of even the largest company. Perilous, because bad data and hidden …

18 Dinner Ideas Featuring Briny, Tangy Capers

From a pizza bianca to butter-basted salmon, here are our favorite briny, tangy caper recipes.<p><b>Capers are the silent workhorse of some of our favorite recipes</b>—they add salty, briny bite to fish dishes, sauces, salads, and pretty much whatever else you want to toss 'em in. A jar of capers will keep …

Travel Hacks from a Savvy Traveller

<i>What are common items that savvy travelers bring with them that less-savvy ones don't?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and get insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by</i> …

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Dutch Girl Fakes a 5-Week Vacation to South East Asia by Posting Phoney Photos to Facebook

Dutch graphic design student Zilla van den Born recently conducted an interesting experiment on the power of phoney and misleading photos on social …

Carrot Cake Recipes That Make Every Other Cake Bow Down

In the world of cake, there are many great options. Flourless chocolate, red velvet, funfetti, the list goes on and on. And then, there's carrot -- the only cake that uses a vegetable as its main ingredient and proudly tells the world about it. This cake is daring. This cake is bold. And this cake …

7 Fail-Proof Veggie Burgers

Here, seven seriously tasty veggie burgers to make now.<p>In today’s Chefs in Conversation video, Michael Chiarello and Sang Yoon talk about crimes …

8 Street Photographers That Rock Our World

Sure, we all know about the likes of Henri Cartier Bresson, one of the most influential street photographers of all time, and while his work …

11 After-School (or After-Work) Snacks

When you really think about it, the average meal times are sort of flawed. Lunch follows breakfast in a timely fashion (usually), but then dinner is often six hours away from lunch -- and those hours tend to drag on. It's important to keep yourself fed in between, or you risk making a terrible …

How to Lose Weight and Still Eat Man Food | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Justin Fauci of Lean Muscle Project.</i><p>When you hear the word “diet” what’s the first thing that comes to …

Avocado and Grapefruit Salad with Edamame

1 serving<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2—3 cups watercress, large stems trimmed<p>1 pink grapefruit, peel and pith removed, cut into segments<p>1/4 avocado, chopped<p>1/2 cup frozen edamame, cooked according to package directions<p>1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<p>2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice<p>2 tablespoons unsalted, …

Cured Salmon with Fennel and Carrot Salad

12 Servings<p>Weighing down the salmon fillet with heavy cans as it cures will press excess liquid out of the flesh to ensure a firm texture.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Salmon<p>1¼ cups kosher salt<p>½ cup sugar<p>½ cup chopped fennel fronds<p>¼ cup gin or aquavit<p>1 1½-lb. piece skin-on salmon fillet<p>Salad and assembly<p>…

Bon Appétit's Rules for Going Out to Eat: Where to Sit, What to Order, How to Share

From when to go to where to sit to what to order, these are the rules that (highly opinionated) Bon Appétit staffers insist on when going out to eat<p>We at <i>Bon Appétit</i> eat at a lot of restaurants. A <i>lot</i>. And none of us more so than resident restaurant-goer <b>Andrew Knowlton</b> (the guy ate three dinners a …