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19 Healthiest Foods You Need to Give to Your Dog & What to Avoid

f you have a pet, you must always be concerned about your friend. You must have been so careful about the foods which are harmful and beneficial for …

Vitamin B6

The 15 Most Romantic Places to Go in January

Time to hatch a winter escape plan with your significant other.<p>Say what you will about the snow, but there’s something incredibly romantic about the …

Snowfall

13 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

As we get older, the collective opinions of the medical community and the mainstream media begin to instill a fear of cardiovascular disease in our …

14 Netflix Series And Movies That Will Totally @#$%&! You Up

If Black Mirror wasn't enough for you, here are some picks with more nightmares, disturbing visions, and very weird plots.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

Dystopia

Tip: Follow the Polyphenol Diet, Become Immortal

There's more to good health than just fruits and vegetables.<p>For a long time, dietitians told us we needed 4 to 6 servings of fruits and vegetables a …

Nutrition

15 Drinks That Are (Almost) As Bad As Soda

It’s no secret that soda <a href="https://www.theactivetimes.com/fitness/your-first-time/what-happens-when-you-stop-drinking-soda"><strong>is bad for …

20 Foods That Turn Back Your Metabolic Clock

Think of these foods as Peter Pan’s dirty little secret.<p>We’ve discovered the Fountain of Youth—and it’s in your kitchen.<p>Although scientists haven’t …

Stem cell brain implants could 'slow ageing and extend life', study shows

Researchers hope to launch human trials as breakthrough shows hypothalamus controls ageing, with treated mice remaining fitter and living 10-15% longer<p>Scientists have slowed down the ageing process by implanting stem cells into the brains of animals, raising hopes for new strategies to combat …

Neuroscience

13 Small Space Living Hacks That Can Work in Any Size Home

Vertical gardens and multi-purpose furniture are about to change your life.<p>If there's any trend we won't be escaping any time soon, it's downsizing. Tiny homes are a national phenomenon, and the lifestyle changes associated with low-impact living — from composting to conscientiously tidying up — …

Suspended – Medium

Vladimir Putin: 'I may not leave Russian presidency'

A question-and-answer session at a Sochi school was designed to make Putin seem youth-friendly after recent youth demonstrations<p>Asked what he plans to do when he leaves the presidency, Vladimir Putin paused and smiled. “But I haven’t decided yet if I will leave the presidency,” the Russian leader …

What to do if you break your leg in the middle of nowhere

Know how to improvise, but try to be prepared.<p>So you’re out in the wilderness, enjoying the fresh air and leaving civilization far behind, when suddenly your friend slips and—crack! Maybe he falls onto his outstretched hand, or she lands on her leg. Either way, you have a bad feeling a bone might …

Why you should eat a plant-based diet, but that doesn't mean being a vegetarian

Plant-based diets are often shown to be good for health. Yet Australians eat a lot of meat and are sometimes reluctant to completely cut meat from …

Nutrition

These are the 'health' foods a doctor avoids — and the ones she buys instead

Michael Ruhlman, a chef and author, does just that in his book "Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America."<p>Preventive medicine specialist and the medical director of the Cleveland Clinic's Wellness Enterprise Roxanne B. Sukol takes Ruhlman through the aisles of her local grocery store to …

Nutrition

"I reversed my Dad's type 2 diabetes in just 4 months"

Bonnie Stowell completely changed her father's diet following a shock diagnosis<p>Most of us know that eating healthily is important, but many people …

Diabetes

Why weight training is so good for you

Weight lifting does more than so much more than pump you up.<p>When most people think about weight lifting, they picture greased-up Schwarzenegger …

Medical Journals

Foods you should always eat together to get the most health benefits

Many healthy greens and vegetables are packed with nutrition, but you might not be getting as many benefits out of them as you think. Want a nutrient boost? Certain vitamins in different foods can work together in your body to help you get the most nutrition out of your meal. This video shows some …

Nutrition

41 Breathtaking Views From Above

Experience a bird's-eye perspective of places around the world from the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest.<p>Humans always dreamed of flying. Thanks to the Wright Brothers, we're able to hop from one destination to the next in just a few hours. People take to the air to …

Travel Photography

Here's how malware gets inside your phone's apps

Known as malware, some perpetrators use it to infect apps and get inside your smartphone. Why do they do it? Money, mostly.<p>The recent Judy malware, for example, was reportedly found in 41 apps in the Google Play store. It seems to have made money for its creators by repeatedly auto-clicking on …

Apps

New 5:2 Diet Explained

New <b>5:2 Diet</b>? Yes it's been updated and you're going to love the changes.<br>The original 5:2 diet was based around a two day fast each week where men …

Holistic Medicine

How to Lower Your Electric Bill This Summer: 10 Easy Tips

You know it’s coming, that sweltering beast we all call summer. The blistering weather brings more than just lethargy and unsightly sweat stains—it …

Home Improvement

What to eat after working out, according to a top Harley Street nutritionist

There is a lot of conflicting nutrition, health and fitness advice around.<p>Whilst some people swear by cutting out carbs and smashing cardio, others …

Jaw exercises for TMJ pain

The temporomandibular joints open, close, and move the jaw. These joints are under pressure from chewing, talking, and other motions. That means they …

6 healthy eating rules the experts always stick to

Spoiler: Eat more, look after your gut and occasionally indulge!<p>At a time where there seems to be so many rules and opinions regarding diet and …

9 High-Protein Sandwiches With No Meat

In the world of meal prep and healthy lunch ideas, the humble sandwich often gets overlooked. Which is a shame, because high-quality, 100-percent …

Healthy Eating

What is High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) in watchOS 4? | Trusted Reviews

<b>Our Wearables and Fitness Editor provides the full lowdown on HIIT training – and how you can incorporate it into your workout regime to blast fat</b> …

One-month sugar detox: A nutritionist explains how and why

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you've read about the latest wellness trends, you may have entertained the idea of a diet detox.<p>But whether you've considered juicing, fasting or cleansing in an effort to lose weight or improve your well-being, you're probably aware that drastically cutting out foods is not effective as …

Nutrition

Alkaline diet: the secret to good health, or just another food plan taking the pH?

At last, we have a diet with the royal seal of approval. The Duchess of York is on a "very strong, clean alkaline diet," and says she is using green juices to kick-start her day. "I put turmeric in it with ginger, pineapple and a lot of asparagus because it’s a natural diuretic. I really find that …

Wellness

9 Guilt-Free Foods That Won't Cause Weight Gain (No Matter How Much You Eat!)

There are some foods that pack a *ton* of calories with every bite (we're looking at you Krispy Kreme Apple Fritters) and others can you can nosh and …