5 Hacks For A Healthier Week — Mar 15 2015

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Go ahead and put your gym membership on hold — because these 10-minute online workouts will get you into shape from the comfort of your home. Plus, they’re free! From a quick full-body session to an intense ab routine, YouTube videos have never been so useful. (Well + Good) Behold: The perfect blend of carbs, fat, and protein that you should be eating, customized to your fitness goal. If you are working on your endurance, for example, 50-55% of your daily caloric intake should be carbs, 20-25% should be fat, and 15-20% should be protein. Check out the full chart for meal suggestions and other goal breakdowns. (Women’s Health) Before you buy an expensive homeopathy remedy, know that new research confirms, yet again, that those things just don't work. Homeopathy claims to cure almost any illness, and while it may work for some, it's only because of the placebo effect. It looks like breast milk can now add another skill to its impressive resume. In addition to providing nutrition to babies, the stuff can be used for a facial. Yep, a facial. On your face. And, that’s not all; apparently, breast milk is a multi-purpose solution that can be used “to help treat acne and eczema...as eye makeup remover, or in place of chapstick for dry lips,” Shape reports. Good to know? (Shape) Your boxed wine tastes weird, and that’s because it’s in a box. As Sarah Jacoby explains, the plastic lining in those boxes causes the compounds that give wine flavor to be “either absorbed or allowed to completely escape.” That doesn’t mean you have to avoid boxed wine completely. But, if you want the good stuff, you'll probably find it in a bottle.
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