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This Fat Messes With Your Memory

By Alex R. Nutritionist Advisor | 21st September 2015<p>The role of dietary fat in a healthy diet is something that has been widely debated and studied, …

Here's How a Simple 38-Minute Morning Routine Will Transform Your Whole Day | Inc.com

So much positive psychology research is coming out to help us tap into an unending stream of happiness, creativity, and productivity--both at home and work--that only a fool would ignore its benefits.<p>For example, there's the fascinating research on how experiencing more "awe" in life boosts …

Happiness

Solving the Autism Puzzle - MIT Technology Review

His name was David. He was 10 years old and, to put it bluntly, compellingly weird—especially in the buttoned-down, groomed normality of suburban …

Genetics

5 Recipes to Boost Brain Health

Much depends on what you eat, especially how you age, feel, and focus. So why not feed your body and brain with clean, high-octane fuel? Here's how.

Diets

National park tips: To reach this amazing island, come when it's hot

The best thing about Crater Lake National Park in Oregon is hiking or driving around the rim. But snowfall is almost always heavy there, so you can't expect full access until late summer. Then, you have the best chance of hiking the 1.1-mile-long Cleetwood Cove Trail (the only route to the water's …

Want to build muscle? It’s not what you eat, but when

Studying the human body isn't rocket science – in some cases, it's much harder.<p>"I tell my grad students that we can put a man on the moon, but we still can't come to a consensus on how much protein to give him here on earth," says Dr. Rajavel Elango, a researcher at the University of British …

Nutrition

How to prevent Alzheimer's disease

There’s plenty not to love about being middle-aged. But by the time today’s forty- and fifty-somethings reach the age when they may develop Alzheimer’s disease and dementia (one in 20 people develop dementia under 65 but above that age a person’s risk doubles roughly every five years), it’s likely …

6 Real-Life Diet Tips From the World's Top Athletes

<i>By Luke Darby for GQ.</i><p>Getty Images<p>January is a month of food anxiety. It's not just about resolutions, it's the lingering sluggishness of vacation, the still-saturated feeling of holiday meals, and the haunting, family-inspired visions of what time and genetics have in store for your body if you …

Nutrition

12 easy ways to wake up earlier in the morning

It's not like you did anything more taxing than watching Netflix last night, but rough mornings like these are becoming far too common — and they're taking a serious toll on your morning productivity.<p>The thing is, waking up doesn't <i>have</i> to be so hard. With the help of Nancy Rothstein, an adjunct …

Energized

Here's the One Mascara Hack Makeup Artists Think You Should Know

If only applying mascara was as simple as swipe, swipe, swipe. Truth be told, there's an art to coating your lashes just right. (FYI: There's actually a perfect number of strokes that yields a perfect no-clump effect. Who knew?) While we apply it daily—and think we're experts in the stuff—there's a …

The Truth About 7 Food Myths

Throughout my years as a sports nutritionist, several athletes have asked whether they should avoid eating turkey on game days because it might make …

Tampa Bay Rays