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Why micro-actions are the secret to smashing your healthy resolutions

When you decide to get healthy, it's easy to look at your new and improved life in sweeping terms – "I'm going to lose a stone, only eat healthy food, and work out all the time."<p>While it's great to commit yourself to healthier habits, the problem with this broad approach is that these statements …

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity—regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live …

Amazon Prime members are obsessed with this 7-in-1 kitchen appliance

2017 was the year of the Instant Pot.<p>This kitchen appliance was the most wished-for item on Amazon Prime last year, according to Prime data released on Tuesday.<p>It was also the most-gifted item on Amazon's wedding registry.<p>The multicooker combines seven different kitchen appliances and enables you …

The one thing nutritionists want you to stop eating in 2018

Healthy diet changes to make, according to the experts<p>Can you become healthier this new year simply by cutting out one thing from your diet? We posed …

Nutrition

How your body fights back when you diet

Diets do not work.<p>The scientific evidence is clear as can be that cutting calories simply doesn't lead to long-term weight loss or health gains.<p>We suspect most dieters have realized this by now too. And yet, here they are again, setting the same weight loss goal this year that they set last …

Holistic Medicine

How to boost your microbiome

The microbes in your gut can help you to get thinner, be happier and live longer. Here’s how you can give them a helping hand…<p>The gut microbiome is a …

The Ketogenic Diet Might Burn 10 Times More Fat Than The Standard American Diet

Many people who follow the ketogenic diet (a.k.a. keto) are obsessed with its ability to help you lose weight quickly—and keep it off. Now, new …

Deep-breathing exercises for a clear mind

Fill your lungs and empty your mind - deep-breathing techniques will help you keep a clear head<p>Breathing seems like something we do unconsciously, …

Emotional Intelligence

Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …