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Healthy Thanksgiving food tips from a registered dietitian| Well+Good

Check out the healthy Thanksgiving foods that this RD makes sure to prioritize on Turkey Day.

Thanksgiving is to food what the Super Bowl is to football: the biggest moment of the year. What other day is exclusively reserved for cooking and eating, no other activities required? Truly a special day on the calendar for any food lover, particularly if you’re a fan of pumpkin pie and stuffing.

In the latest episode of You Versus Good, registered dietitian Tracy Lockwood Beckerman, RD shares some helpful intel on how she builds her plate on Turkey Day to help balance

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Country Cottage Modern Architecture Photos

Name: Stephanie Jack, and my husband, and three kids
Location: A small village south of Cambridge, England
Type of home: 400-year-old farmer’s cottage with modern extension
Size: 2400 square feet
Years lived in: 1 year, owned

Tell us a little (or a lot) about your home and the people who live there: We spotted a very run down farmer’s cottage in the village we lived in while out for a family walk and then noticed sometime later that it had been put up for sale. My husband loved the spot, looking out onto fields, and thought it would be a

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Protein shake for breakfast: is it healthy? What experts say

Whether you’re on your way to a brain-boosting yoga class or don’t have time to make some healthy breakfast tacos, a protein shake for breakfast can be a convenient on-the-go option. After all, protein is a key nutrient to saying full after a meal. But given that it’s so easy and portable…there has to be some kind of catch, right? How healthy is it?

“Protein shakes can be healthy at any time of day,” says Sonya Angelone, RDN and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. “Protein gets the digestive juices or proteases started in the stomach,” she says,

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9 Grownup DIY Activities to Do with Your Whole Family

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We’re firmly in holiday planning mode and are looking forward to all the food and family Thanksgiving will bring! To make the most out of the quality time we’ve been thinking about new ways to bring everyone together—so we’ve rounded up our favorite group DIYs that are perfect for beginner to intermediate skill sets and will easily fit in a suitcase. Plus, learning something new as a crew is great for when you feel like you’ve run out of things to catch up

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Black Friday kitchen deals 2019: how to save big

Even though Black Friday shopping no longer requires throwing elbows and it can all be done (safely!) in your PJs at home, it still helps to have a game plan. While many shoppers focus on big ticket electronics, Black Friday deals are also a chance to stock your kitchen with the gadgets you’ve been wanting but haven’t been able to shell out for, or replacing and upgrading the beloved tools that you use every single day.

Want some inspo? Here, Jackie Newgent, RDN, culinary nutritionist and author of The Clean & Simple Diabetes Cookbook, shares the items that are on

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The Best Gifts For Plant Lovers and Green Thumbs

Updated: about 7 hours ago

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The fastest way to a plant lover’s heart? Give them a plant-themed gift, of course. From real live festive houseplants to chic houseplant accessories and home goods, we’ve gathered the best plant-aphernalia online shopping has to offer.

Poinsettias are nice, but they’re a dime a dozen. Get a houseplant that will add cheer to your home 365 days a year. Bloomscape’s Joyce “Plant Mom” Mast recommends red aglaonema for its festive red-tinted foliage and simple care requirements.

Buy:

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Here’s how the ingredients in your sleep supplements work

If you’re one of the 50 to 70 million Americans who has trouble sleeping at night (that’s 20 percent of the population, so the odds are pretty good), you know firsthand the effects of not getting enough shuteye—you know, like having no energy and becoming BFFs with all sources of caffeine.

But the side effect you might be overlooking is how your sleep schedule can have a direct impact on your skin (and not just because you’re usually too tired to wash your face before bed). Research has shown that even one night of poor sleep can cause increased wrinkles

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Before and After: DIY Neutral, Minimalist Bedroom Redo

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When Bridgett Shepherd realized the black-wall Instagram trend she originally loved was making her bedroom look less spacious, she knew it was time for a decoration do-over. She and her husband saw the room as “cold and uninviting,” in large part because of the black walls and orange floors (which they always hated). “Nothing about the room made us want to hang out in there,” Bridgett says. Thankfully, paint is an easy thing to change!

But the paint wasn’t the only thing the

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What new mom shoud know about exercising after a baby

When you’re pregnant, your body goes through a lot of changes (cue the resounding, no duh): Your center of gravity changes, your abdominal muscles stretch (and, in the case of a C-section, are cut and repaired), and your pelvic floor goes through nine months of pressure thanks to a baby sitting on top of them. Cue a little bit of pee dripping out when you do jumping jack, or not being able to contract your core into a crunch. These symptoms can make it a real challenge to go back to exercising after a baby (as if you don’t

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Small Apartment Mistakes – How To Make A Small Space Bigger

It’s a common problem these days: renters or homeowners who want to live around a city or downsize to a smaller living space might have to compromise on surface area. Heidi Wells, owner of Silk Purse Design Group, helps stage houses to help them sell. She also managed to live in a 1,009-square-foot condo with her husband and four children for several years.

“Everything had more than one purpose—there couldn’t be any wasted space,” she explains. In other words, she’s an expert at doing a lot with a little—and making sure that small space doesn’t feel somehow smaller than it

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