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7 tips to keep your brain as sharp as your body

When it comes to our hearts, even the non-medical types among us pretty much know what we need to be doing. In a nutshell: exercising and eating right.<p>But when it comes to our brains, guidelines tend to be foggier. Besides, we figure, since we’re probably as smart as we’ll ever be, what can we …

21 Homemade Recipes You Can Realistically Cook For Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Even as someone who writes about food all day, I completely get that the struggle to cook at home is real. By the time I get home from a long day, I'm ready to put on sweatpants and satisfy my ravenous hunger immediately, which means I'm not about that elaborate-recipe life. I've definitely spent a …

Healthy Eating

A Chicken-Roasting Method All Good Cooks Know

Everyone’s looking for the perfect roast chicken, yet spatchcocking still seems like a secret of those in the know. Suffice it to say, it’s a skill worth learning, and not just because spatchcocking is a fun word to bandy about with authority.<p>Also — and less amusingly — known as butterflying, …

BBQ

The Author of "The 4-Hour Workweek" Reveals His Perfect Morning Routine

Best-selling author and investor Tim Ferriss has interviewed hundreds of incredibly successful people, from billionaires and chess prodigies to …

Success

10 Podcasts That’ll Help You Be Your Healthiest Self

Whether you’re trying to take more steps, max out your ClassPass membership with majorly helpful insider hacks or eat better by bringing healthy lunches to work, a lack of motivation is bound to happen. So what’s a girl to do when it’s a struggle to summon some willpower? Phone a friend, turn to …

10 Surprising Ways You Can Sleep a Lot Better | Inc.com

If you feel you don't get enough sleep--or enough quality sleep--you're not alone. Somewhere between 50 million and 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders that decrease daily functioning and adversely affect health and longevity. And not getting a good night's sleep doesn't just …

High Blood Pressure

Eight foods to superpower your immune system

As polar vortexes, nor'easters and monsoons ensue across the country, people are more likely to stay indoors, which also means that germs can circulate more easily.<p>Cue the sniffling, sore throats, coughs and congestion -- classic signs of the common cold.<p>If you're feeling under the weather, food …

Wellness

5 ways to try salmon | Features

Salmon is a beautiful fish, and a great way of getting omega-3 and essential fatty acids into our diets. Everyone should have a go at cooking salmon …

Seafood

The best back exercises to do at home without weights

In the video above, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London, Christina Howells, runs through a series of quick exercises aimed at working your back and strengthening the surrounding muscles.<p>Each exercise has a variation for beginners and a more advanced version, with this episode …

Exercise

Santa Fe Stew Recipe

"Great winter dinner for busy parents, so easy, best the next day. Serve with sour cream, chopped green onions, grated sharp Cheddar, tortilla chips, …

The healthy slow cooker recipes that'll start your year on a high note

New Year's resolutions or not, the beginning of the year is the perfect time to amp up your healthy eating habits. And when the cold weather sets in, …

5 Healthy Pasta Recipes That Are 100% Vegan (and Totally Delicious)

Pasta is perhaps the single most important dish a cook can have in their repertoire. Comforting, filling, easy to toss together—let's be honest, we …

Diet drinks might actually be making you fatter

Looking to lose weight? Ditch the diet drinks, folks.<p>An extensive review of research conducted over the last three decades has found that low …

You may have more control over aging than you think

Molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn shared a Nobel Prize for her research on telomeres — structures at the tips of chromosomes that play a key role in cellular aging. But she was frustrated that important health implications of her work weren't reaching beyond academia.<p>So along with …

The inflammation-fighting oil you’ll want to use with pretty much every meal

If you fight allergies, digestive problems, irritated skin, headaches, or even serious chronic health problems, then you might be familiar with …

Wellness

11 Ways to Power Up Your Weight-Loss Hormones

It’s as easy as making tiny tweaks to what you eat.<p><i>This article was written by Natasha Turner, Naturopathic Doctor, author of The Hormone Boost and provided by our partners at</i> Rodale Wellness.<p>Healthy eating is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself …

Nutrition

7 Minutes and 13 Moves are All You Need for Stronger Arms and Shoulders

Whether you want your arms to be crazy jacked or you just want to be able to open a dang jar without asking for help, this quick 7-minute HIIT …

Workouts

This Barry’s Bootcamp Workout Will Strengthen Your Core In 20 Minutes Flat

Pressed for time? This 20-minute workout from Barry’s Bootcamp will maximize your limited schedule and leave your abs on fire. To perform the …

A Chill 10-Minute Bodyweight Workout For Active Recovery Days

This 10-minute bodyweight workout was developed by trainer Jared Kaplan, founder of Studio 26 in NYC (basically, the chillest fitness space ever). …

Video: Losing weight depends on the microscopic creatures in your gut

Israeli researchers found out that one's gut microbes hold key to understanding what food is good or bad for one's body<p>A personalised diet, based on …

Diabetes

15 Hacks for Working Out Indoors

You stare at the icicles dangling outside your window and suddenly you’re not feeling that run…or walk, or really <i>anything</i>. Repeat every single day of winter. That’s OK: You can...

Here's What Losing Sleep Does to Your Heart

The case for getting enough sleep is growing stronger. In a new study, researchers find that sleep deprivation can cause noticeable changes in the …

6 exercises to reduce stress

<b>(CNN) —</b> Calming activities such as yoga and meditation can be very effective stress relievers, especially when integrated into daily life. However, sometimes stress, like steam trapped under the lid of a boiling pot, needs a more powerful release.<p>There's a common saying in sports for that type of …

Exercise

50 meals everyone should eat in their lifetime

From incredibly fresh ceviche in Peru to the modern Spanish cuisine at Girona's award-winning El Celler de Can Roca, we've put together a list of 50 meals you have to try at least once. While some are incredibly memorable restaurants, others are specialty food items you can only get when traveling …

The perfect 24-hour day for fat loss

The road to a thinner waistline and a deflated spare tire is plagued with pitfalls, diet mishaps, and false supplement claims. Whereas many guys have …

Healthy lifestyle reduces build-up of sticky brain plaques which lead to Alzheimer’s, scientists show

Exercise and a good diet reduce the build-up of sticky brain plaques which lead to Alzheimer’s disease, researchers have shown for the first time.<p>Large studies have consistently reported that people who are more active and eat healthily are less likely to develop dementia.<p>Now for the first time, …

Dementia

You Should Probably Be Eating More Turmeric. Here's How

Turmeric is quickly becoming an “it” superfood. You’ve probably seen the ingredient all over Pinterest and Instagram in the form of golden-hues …

6 So-Called ‘Healthy’ Foods Nutritionists Wish You Would Stop Eating

Eating healthy should be as easy as strolling through a park on a sunny afternoon, but it’s actually more like maneuvering through a minefield. You …