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51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success | Inc.com

Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 great motivational quotes to inspire you to keep …

Motivation

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Most unhappy people are unhappy for the exact same reason

We’d all like to be a little happier.<p>The problem is that much of what determines happiness is outside of our control. Some of us are genetically predisposed to see the world through rose-colored glasses, while others have a generally negative outlook. Bad things happen, to us and in the world. …

30 years after Prozac arrived, we still buy the lie that chemical imbalances cause depression

Some 2,000 years ago, the Ancient Greek scholar Hippocrates argued that all ailments, including mental illnesses such as melancholia, could be explained by imbalances in the four bodily fluids, or “humors.” Today, most of us like to think we know better: Depression—our term for melancholia—is …

FDA

Here's Proof a Week on the Ketogenic Diet Isn't As Terrible As You Think

Use this guide to find a meal rotation that works for you<p>The resurgence of the ketogenic diet—one that consists of 60 to 80 percent fat and very few carbohydrates (like, less than 10 percent of your diet, few)—is just that, a resurgence.<p>“It’s not new at all,” says Chris Mohr, Ph.D., R.D. A low-carb …

Nutrition

A New Study of 500,000 Teens Shows This Much Screen Time Doubles Their Risk of Depression | Inc.com

"Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?" wondered celebrated sociologist Jean Twenge in <i>The Atlantic</i> earlier this year. It's a scary headline, so scary in fact that you're likely to ask: is Twenge just being alarmist? Having a kid on Snapchat all day is certainly annoying, but is it really such a …

Mental Health

Controversial sugar industry study on cancer uncovered

<b>(CNN) —</b> An old study is now shedding new light on the sugar industry's controversial past, and its secrets are being revealed in a new paper.<p>The 1960s study, which suggests a link between a high-sugar diet and high blood cholesterol levels and cancer in rats, was sponsored by the sugar industry, …

Nutrition

9 Amazing Paleo Breads So You Don't Have to Give Up Sandwiches and Toast

If you’ve ever considered (or tried) the Paleo diet, your first thought was probably, “ugh, another one with no bread?!” We feel you, it’s a tough …

5 little-known things that are just as deadly as smoking, according to science

The rate of American adults who smoke has declined from 42% in 1965 to 15% in 2015.<p>However, there are a number of risk factors taking its place, many of which stem from people's growing preference for sedentary, isolated lifestyles.<p>As smoking makes its exit in the US, here are the risk factors …

Communication Activity: Why Teens Need to Practice Having Difficult Conversations

<i>Editor’s note:</i> Choices <i>teacher-adviser Amy Lauren Smith is a sixth to eighth grade health teacher at the Shanghai American School in Shanghai, China,</i> …

Doing This for 30 Minutes a Day Can Help You Live Longer

It sometimes feels like if you want to truly make a difference in your health, you need to hit the gym every day or make every workout as intense as …

America is slowly sucking the life out of education—starting with its teachers

Education pays.<p>According to a new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), adults with a college degree are 10 percentage points more likely to be employed, and will earn 56% more on average than adults who only completed the end of high school. They are less …

Education

11 life-changing wellness vacations you can book for under $1,000

A mind-blowing trip to Ubud, Bali (or these seven other dreamy wellness destinations) is <i>definitely</i> worth adding to your travel bucket list. But the …

15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

How the food industry is conspiring to make you fat

Approximately 40,000 products are available in an average North American supermarket.<p>Despite your best intentions, you succumb to the deals and offers that you don't really need. Hey, why not get two bags of chips for the price of one?<p>Before you know it, your shopping cart is full and that …

We’re eating too much meat and it’s making us sick

While Senate Republicans work to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the future of health insurance in our country remains unknown. But what we do know is that chronic diseases and conditions continue to be the leading cause of disability and death and claim 90 percent of the US health care …

Health Care

Two thirds of adults eat three or fewer portions of fruit and veg each day raising risk of diabetes, warn experts

Two thirds of adults eat three or fewer portions of fruit and vegetables each day, with nearly 12 million at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, health experts have warned.<p>Diabetes UK said the five-a-day message was still not getting across and warned that the lack of healthy eating in Britain was …

Want to Raise Emotionally Healthy Kids? Try to Keep Them Off These Two Social Networks | Inc.com

Is spending lots of time on social media good or bad for your mental health? Mostly bad, according to a comprehensive new study by the Royal Society for Public Health in the U.K. The Society looked into many different aspects of social media's effect, especially on those between the ages of 14 and …

Social Media

Negative Thoughts Age Your Body More Quickly, Science Finds | Inc.com

Ever been surprised to learn someone's age because they just look so young? Or because they look way older than their age?<p>No doubt lifestyle choices like diet, sleep and exercise play a big part. Your genes do, too. These are obvious.<p>But here's one not-so-obvious factor influencing how your body …

These studies will make you want to quit sugar for good

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, it’s not always easy to cut back on your sugar intake.<p>But the health benefits may bolster your resistance to the sweet …

What You Eat Can Actually Age You—Here Are the 3 Foods to Avoid

Back in 2012, Sara Gottfried found out that, at age 44, she had the genes of a 64-year-old woman. Through a simple blood test, Gottfried learned the …

Wellness

Japan's School Lunch Program Puts Others to Shame

The country ensures lunch is delicious, healthy, and part of the curriculum.<p>Do efforts to feed students help improve their performance in school? Mick Mulvaney, director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, grabbed headlines Thursday when he argued in favor of cutting federal funds to …

An Easy Way to Visualize How Much Sugar Is Actually In the Stuff You Eat

Sugar isn’t inherently bad for you, but producers add so much of the stuff to their food and drink it’s way past overkill. Trouble is, a number like …

A Healthy 3-Ingredient Breakfast You Can Make in the Microwave

Need an energizing breakfast that will offer tons of protein? This sweet potato, tofu, and avocado breakfast bowl is full of flavor and offers almost 20 grams of filling, energizing protein. It's also a great source of fiber and healthy fats.<p>This breakfast bowl tastes perfect on its own, but adding …

Healthy Eating

Simple Carbohydrates, The Ingredient That is Getting Away With Killing People Unnoticed

I have been thinking a lot lately about the silent killer habits that I talk to my physical therapy patients about. A lot of these are escaping our …

Diabetes

15 Breakfast Bar Recipes to Grab ‘n’ Go on Weekday Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yet a lot of us tend to shrug it off. Sure, it’s tough to squeeze in a breakfast sandwich or a breakfast bowl between showering and throwing your Bento box lunch together; we get it. But it’s a habit that we all need to get into so we can function …

Breakfast

Nix the Caffeine—Try These 5 Juicing Recipes for Energy Instead

Trying to boost your energy without the caffeine? The key to upping energy levels through food lies in a diet with plenty of B vitamins. B6, B9, …

Nutrition

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

A food scientist explains how Doritos are engineered to be the perfect snack

Doritos are one of the most successful snack foods ever, with a market-leading $1.5 billion in annual sales in the US.<p>The brand incited controversy recently when its parent company's CEO, Indra Nooyi, made comments that implied it planned to develop snacks just for women. Still, the chips' salty, …

Zoopla CEO Alex Chesterman invested in an AI-powered vitamin startup

It's a curious concept: You enter your health information into an app, noting any illnesses you have, and then it uses that data to suggest some vitamins you should be taking.<p>VITL says it's working on including data from wearable devices as well as DNA information to make its service more …

Artificial Intelligence