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4 comfort foods to boost your immune system

Donuts, spaghetti and meatballs, mac and cheese, fried chicken or hot chocolate are the things that comfort food dreams are made of. But these treats can sometimes lead to a lethargic evening on the couch — or possibly even a stomach ache.<p>It doesn’t have to be that way. Foods can be comforting yet …

Immune System

Can You Get Too Much Protein?

Protein has achieved a venerated status in the dietary world for everything from building muscle to preventing weight gain. But can you get too much of a good thing?<p>Protein powders that come in chocolate, strawberry, and cookies and cream flavors are doled out by the scoopful and mixed into …

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? It's more complicated than that

There's this incredibly powerful idea in popular psychology that personality lies along a spectrum of chattiness: extroverts on one side, all drawing their energy from socializing, and then, on the other, introverts, who tap into their power within fortresses of solitude.<p>Like the popularity of the …

Psychology

26 Ways for How to Feel Full While Eating Less

If you've ever tried to lose weight, you've likely experienced the constant cravings, tummy rumblings, and hanger that inevitably come with trimming …

Office 2016 arrives with features meant to take on Google (and everyone else)

Office 2016 is out of preview today, and in a sentence, it represents Microsoft's most obvious effort yet to catch up with Google Drive. Though the new release looks generally the same as the last version, it's designed for sharing and collaboration in a way that Office 2013 really wasn't. In …

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez jailed

Leopoldo Lopez sentenced to 14 years in prison for inciting anti-government protests<p>Hardline Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez was jailed on Thursday for nearly 14 years on charges of inciting 2014 anti-government protests that spiralled into violence killing more than 40 people.<p>The …

Hear a Funky Remastered Single from an Eighties Paul McCartney Classic

Just two years separated Paul McCartney‘s second and third solo albums, 1980’s <i>McCartney II</i> and 1982’s <i>Tug of War</i>, but a lot changed for the ex-Beatle …