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Why intermittent fasting is the ultimate anti-aging diet

What do Jessica Alba, Molly Sims, and Chelsea Handler all have in common? A very low key, results driven diet thanks to holistic nutritionist Kelly …

Nutrition

Two apps to help you start meditating, and one for when you’re ready to go deeper

Our phones, with all their dings, distractions, and addictiveness, may also be our best bet for bringing some mindfulness back into our lives.<p>New York Times columnist David Gelles, author of <i>Mindful Work: How Meditation Is Changing Business From the Inside Out</i><i>,</i> learned to meditate in India 10 years …

Meditation

Should You Be Toning Your Vagus Nerve? Here's How It Can Calm Anxiety & Aid Digestion

The vagus nerve is the longest cranial nerve, extending from your brain stem to your abdomen. The vagus nerve connects to multiple organs such as …

What Is the 4-7-8 Breathing Technique?

The 4-7-8 breathing technique is a breathing pattern developed by Dr. Andrew Weil. It’s based on an ancient yogic technique called pranayama, which …

Meditation

15 Vegan Soup Recipes That Prove You Don't Need Dairy or Meat for Flavor

Sure, they say chicken soup is for the soul. But let’s make one thing clear: Soup sans chicken—or any animal product—can be just as satisfying for …

Healthy Eating

Vegetarian Protein Is Just As 'Complete' As Meat, Despite What We've Been Taught

We're hanging on to notions from a 1970s diet fad that's a "complete" waste of our time.<p>“If you eat a dish with black beans, you’re not getting complete protein. You have to add another kind of bean to get the same kind of protein you’d get from meat.”<p>This suggestion came from a generally …

Apple Cider Vinegar Is the Wonder Serum That Can Do Way More Than You Realized

Apple cider vinegar is commonly used as a home remedy for everything from weight loss to hiccups to sore throats. After hearing a brief synopsis of apple cider vinegar's benefits, it sounds like there are few things it <i>can't</i> cure. But before you start throwing back ACV in massive doses, remember …

Cider

Drop Nine Pounds in Three Days by Transforming Your Gut Bacteria

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. Turns …

Nutrition

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Instant Pot Dynamite Cold Tonic

If you need to jolt a cold out of your body with brute force, you might consider starting here. This head-clearing, sniffle-blasting tonic is the …

The Breathing Technique You Should Try In 2018 For Less Stress & More Zen

When stress gets to the point of being truly overwhelming, it's easy to forget that the most natural and convenient way to relieve that anxiety lies …

20 Creative Ideas for Whole30-Approved Snacking

Healthy Eating

The Silkiest Vegan Cashew Cream Sauce — and 9 Ways to Use It

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>If you don’t eat dairy, cashews are your BFF in the …

Recipes

Ginger Is 10,000x Stronger Than Chemo (And Only Kills Cancer Cells), New Study Finds

Turmeric has widely been toted for its effect on cancer, but new research has shown that its cousin ginger is just as powerful. Not only that, an …

How to actually remove pesticides from your fruit

Assuming that you should be worried about them in the first place.<p>There’s a lot to worry about when it comes to food—or rather, there’s a lot that people <i>want</i> you to worry about. Every mommy blogger and natural living life coach with a URL to their name is bursting with helpful tips on how to rid …

Agriculture

Eight Great Homemade Veggie Burgers

Everyone should have a great veggie burger recipe in their repertoire, and the good news is there are infinite ways to go about it. A base of …

Vegetarian White Bean Chili Recipe - Health

Step 1<p>Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion, carrot, and celery; cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, about 8 …

The One Essential Oil Science Actually Wants You to Use for Stress

Millions of Americans turn to essential oils as all-natural pain relievers, antidepressants, and anti-inflammatories. But which ones are …

Essential Oils

15 Foods a Nutritionist Always Keeps in Her Fridge

Healthy eating is my foundation, and I like to think of a well-stocked fridge as pre-production for everyday life. Having the right mix of nutritious …

This Anti-Cancer, Fat-Burning Remedy Is More Powerful Than Conventional Medicine

Medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) have become increasingly popular as people are learning more about the health benefits of nutritional ketosis, …

Natural Alternatives to The 7 Most Prescribed Drugs in the World

We don’t have to live in a medicated world, but we certainly choose to. The crux of the matter is that we refuse to proactively think about …

The Major Muscle You're Not Using (but Really, Really Need To!)

You need to use this muscle during squats, lunges, overhead presses, planks, and more — but chances are, you probably aren't. It's the transverse …

Meditation How-Tos with a Kundalini Guide

<i>In our next installment of the Meditation How-Tos marriage advice series, the Kundalini guide behind Benshen, Desiree Pais, gives you the step-by-step methods you need to practice to stay focused and calm before, during, and after you tie the knot.</i><p>Women go to great lengths to feel and experience …

You Have 20 Minutes to HIIT It!

When you don't have time to mess around at the gym, try this quick, at-home HIIT workout. It's only 20 minutes and requires no equipment, so you can fit in your fitness no matter where you are. Just press play, and get ready to work.

HIIT

9 Healthy Foods We ALWAYS Have in Our Pantry

There are certain ingredients we use all the time to maintain our healthy lifestyle, so we always stock up. These staples help us form lean muscle, boost our metabolism, keep us feeling energized, and give us a natural glow. Take a peek in our pantry!<p><b>1. Tone It Up Protein:</b> Eating plenty of protein …

Healthy Eating

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance.<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that …

Love rice but worried about calories? This ingredient may just be what you need

In case you too love rice and cannot imagine giving it up, this trick might just be what you need. It also cuts obesity rates.<p>While rice is a food …

The Beginner's Guide to Alternative Medicine—and Exactly How It Works

Although many Americans once scoffed at untraditional healing practices, a good deal of people are now dipping their toes into this trend. Holistic …

Naturopathic Medicine

Osho Reveals the Ultimate Secret to Calming Your Mind and Reducing Stress

When anxiety and stress hits, it can be hard not to let overthinking get the better of you. However, I came across a great piece of advice from …

Most expiration dates are wrong — here's how long your food really lasts

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• Expiration dates aren't always 100% precise.</b><b><br>• It depends on the type of food and how you store it.<br>• Dry foods can spend a lot of time in a pantry, and freezers can make meat last longer.</b><p>The "sell by dates" on food can — and should — make you feel skeptical.<p>The shelf life for …