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This Type of Alcohol Makes You Feel Sexy, According to Science

[brightcove:5476832773001 default] This article originally appeared on Time.com. If you’re trying to wind down after a long day, wine may help you relax, a new study suggests. But if you’re more in the mood to feel sexy and confident, order spirits instead. A group of researchers in the U.K. set out to determine whether different types of alcohol prompt different emotional responses among drinkers. They used data from almost 30,000 people who responded to the Global Drug Survey, a yearly international poll about drug and alcohol habits around the world, and published their results in the British Medical Journal. Spirits
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Instant Pot Deals Start at $50 for Black Friday—and Sales Are Live Now

[brightcove:5622866263001 default] The wildly popular Instant Pot pressure cooker is going to be a big hit this Black Friday. Shoppers will have their pick of a couple of different models to choose from, and Instant Pot deals are coming from all kinds of retailers, including Amazon, Walmart, Target, and Best Buy. So you should be able to snag a great deal on an Instant Pot almost anywhere you’re doing your Black Friday holiday shopping. Here are all the places you can score the Instant Pot for less on Black Friday 2017. Unless otherwise noted, all deals are available in-store as
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These Are the Healthiest Fast Food Salads to Order

[brightcove:5480008594001 default] This article originally appeared on HelloGiggles.com. For the food-obsessed (and particularly those that seek out healthier fare), traveling can leave you feeling “meh” about mealtimes. We’re talking about the actual act of traveling—via trains, planes, and automobiles—where you’re often grabbing something quick at the airport or train station, or pulling over at a highway rest stop. There are so many choices out there, but finding a fast food meal that’s both delicious and healthy-ish can be a challenge. We were curious and wanted answers—and, of course, we wanted to help you, too. So we honed in on salads,
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Leftover Turkey: This Quick Salad Makes a Satisfying Meal

[brightcove:5559846692001 default] Our recipe for Curried Turkey Salad delivers a zesty kick you'll love. Makes 4 servings Prep: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt 4 teaspoons fresh lime juice 2 teaspoons curry powder teaspoon ground red pepper 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 5 cups chopped cooked turkey 1 cup chopped red bell pepper 3 tablespoons fresh Thai basil (or regular basil) 1 cup shredded (matchstick) carrots 6 cups mixed baby salad greens Instructions: 1. Put plain yogurt, fresh lime juice, curry powder, ground red pepper, and salt in a medium bowl, and stir with a whisk until smooth. Fold
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Celebrate National Dessert Day With 4 Fall Recipes

[brightcove:5638009101001 default] Today is National Dessert Day! Sounds like a delicious day, doesn't it? And I'm sure you want to celebrate. How about making one of these fabulous fall recipes? Each one is inspired by the wonderful flavors of the season–from pumpkin and apples to cinnamon and spice–there's something for everyone. Enjoy! Clockwise from top left: Loaded Pumpkin Cookies: Soft, moist, and packed with chocolate chips, chopped dates, shredded coconut, and walnuts, each bite keeps your taste buds guessing. You will love these festive fall cookies! Apple Spice Cake: Instead of using butter, this lightened-up recipe uses fat-free cream cheese, low-fat buttermilk, and vegetable
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How to Host (or Attend) a Successful Friendsgiving

  Let's face it: Thanksgiving is the most delicious holiday of the year, with possibly the best leftovers ever. In fact, it's so good that some people have it twice by hosting a Friendsgiving—that's a turkey dinner held before, on, or after the real date but with pals instead of your parents. According to a survey from location app Skout, Friendsgiving is increasingly popular with adults age 30-39, 18% of whom are planning on spending Thanksgiving with friends instead of family. An additional 11% of 18-29-year-olds are organizing similar feasts. Whether you can't celebrate with your family, you'd prefer to break
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How to Find the Healthiest Snack and Meal Options When You’re Traveling

[brightcove:5461514884001 default] I get on an airplane at least four times a month, so I’ve racked up a lot of experience traveling. I've learned firsthand that planning ahead can make it much, much easier to say no to other tempting options (from the in-flight brownie to fast-food fries) encountered along the way. If you’re headed out of town this holiday season, here are a few simple ideas for staying fueled and energized en route. Pack healthy snacks to eat on the go Grab some ziptop bags and load them up with filling snacks to nibble on throughout your flight or road trip. My go-tos
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10 Snow Storm Foods That Are Way Better Than Bread and Milk

[brightcove:5638009101001 default] This article originally appeared on CookingLight.com. You know the drill: as soon as snow is headed your way, a nonsensical frenzy for sliced bread and milk wipes the supermarket shelves clean. But these foods aren’t ideal for bad weather: milk will spoil quickly if the power goes out and processed bread won’t keep you full for long. There’s not enough protein or healthy fats in bread and milk to keep you satisfied, and unless you really love French toast, meal options are limited.  Instead, stock your larder with whole grains, hearty fruits and vegetables, and heart-healthy fats. You’ll
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5 Savory Oatmeal Recipes to Make Over Your Breakfast Bowl

[brightcove:5648860857001 default] Chances are, you've been enjoying sweet oatmeal recipes since you were a kid. I have a few favorites of my own, including kiwi coconut oats, ginger-chocolate-pear oats, and maple pumpkin spice. But sweet isn't the only way to enjoy this healthy, hearty breakfast staple! Savory oatmeal recipes are just as delicious—and a terrific way to add more veggies and antioxidant-rich spices to your diet. Sound tempting? Here are five new recipes to warm up your mornings. Veggie and Pesto Oats In a small pan over low heat, sauté a quarter cup of minced yellow onion and a half teaspoon of minced garlic in a quarter
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Stop Using Antibiotics in Healthy Animals, World Health Organization Says

[brightcove:5339322755001 default] This article originally appeared on Time.com. About 80% of antibiotics worldwide are used in animals, something health experts say is contributing to the growing problem of antibiotic resistance, in which common infections no longer respond to the drugs used to treat them. Now the the World Health Organization (WHO) has released new recommendations for antibiotic use in animals, taking a strong position that the use of medically important antibiotics should be substantially dialed back, and that the use of antibiotics for growth promotion should be banned altogether. The WHO is also recommending that healthy animals only receive antibiotics
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