This Is What Costco Looked Like When It First Opened

Costco may seem like a mainstay of the modern grocery shopping landscape, but the bulk retailer only came into existence in 1983. The Costco that we know and love started when the Price Club, which opened in 1976 as a warehouse club for business shoppers, merged with a similar business called Costco, to become Costco Warehouse. They opened their first […]

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What Is Sleep Hygiene—and Why Is It So Important?

In our modern health and wellness culture, plenty of trends come and go—and, heck, not all of them are even healthy to begin with! But, one thing experts consistently agree on (and are pretty adamant about) is practicing good sleep hygiene. Passing out in front of the TV every night probably won’t cut it, though. Turns out, both the quality and […]

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How Often Should You Poop a Week? A Doctor Weighs In

Everybody poops. It's a vital biological function that rids the body of bacteria, fiber, cells, water, and indigestible plant matter (see: corn poops). But while everybody does it, we don’t all do it with the same frequency. While some may have a meeting with the bathroom every morning at the exact same time, others may have poop schedules that are […]

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This Simple Formula Helps You Figure Out How Much Fiber You Need in a Day

Fiber is all the rage these days, and for good reason! Fiber is great for boosting digestion, weight loss, immunity, and your microbiome—but the vast majority of us don’t get enough. Unfortunately, 95 percent of Americans miss the mark on this vital nutrient and typically consume less than half of the standard daily recommendation. How Much Fiber Do I Need? […]

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Psst! Le Creuset Is 30% Off Right Now at This Secret Sale

Few brands inspire loyalty and devotion quite like Le Creuset. The ultra high-quality line of pots, dutch ovens, pans, and other kitchen essentials are incredibly versatile, perfect for everything from bread to braises. Plus they basically last forever. But that caliber does come at a cost—typically, a single Le Creuset cast-iron Dutch oven retails anywhere between $300 and $600. And […]

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Thai Peanut Chicken Lo Mein Recipe

"Kids love this, and we always get rave reviews and requests for the recipe. You can add additional vegetables as desired (broccoli, snow peas, etc.), though you may then need to increase the amount of peanut sauce if you add significant amounts of veggies." Ingredients Adjust US Metric 7 ounces Chinese-style chow mein stir-fry noodles Peanut Sauce: 1/4 cup soy […]

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Broccoli Salad With Garlic and Sesame

READY IN: 1hr 15mins INGREDIENTS 1 1⁄2 teaspoonsred wine vinegar 1teaspoonkosher salt, more to taste 2headsbroccoli, 1 pound each, cut into bite-size florets 3⁄4 cupextra virgin olive oil 4largegarlic cloves, minced 2teaspoonscumin seeds 2teaspoonstoasted sesame oil (Asian) 1⁄4 teaspooncrushed red pepper flakes DIRECTIONS 1.In a large bowl, stir together the vinegar and salt. Add broccoli and toss to combine. 2.In […]

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Jillian Michael Says This Is the Key to Flat Abs

Jillian Michaels is 45 but her abs look about 20 years younger, proving age is just a number if you take care of your body. While mountain climbers and planks are great for increasing your core strength, Michaels says diet makes the biggest impact on drawing out those chiseled ab muscles. And one of her biggest tricks to getting a […]

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Are Veggie Chips or Straws Healthier Than Potato Chips?

If you’re trying to sneak more vegetables into your—or your kid’s—diet, swapping regular potato chips for veggie chips or sticks may seem like a healthy substitution. But nutrition experts say some of these ostensibly good-for-you snacks are just junk food in disguise. “Those veggie sticks are super popular at my six-year-old’s kindergarten, but they’re really no better than potato chips,” […]

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