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Tired of Stubborn Belly Fat? Here's What You Need to Ditch From Your Diet

Having a flat belly is the holy grail for both fitness junkies and the average Jane, but for most, it seems to be an unattainable goal. But it …

Nutrition

These surprising life secrets could help you live to 101

These secret tips will help you live to 101 - according to an expert.<p>Embarrassing Bodies presenter Doctor Dawn Harper has helped people tackle all …

Precision maps pinpoint areas of improvement and failure in Africa

Steady progress has been made in many parts of Africa on children's health and education, but stark inequalities remain in some regions, according to …

Africa

Watch the First Trailer for Stephen Colbert’s Savage Animated Trump Series

Britain may have <i>The Crown,</i> but now the United States has the very equally minded <i>Our Cartoon President.</i> (Suck it, Lizbet!) Stephen Colbert and his …

A 21-year-old created a genius replacement for nutrition labels — and it reveals a better way to decide what's healthy

What's black-and-white, clunky, and impossible for 90% of Americans to read?<p>A standard nutrition label. The receipt-size panels are unwieldy things, sometimes listing up to 25 different food components at time. This makes sizing up the healthiness of a bag of chips or a box of crackers a tall order.<p>…

Nutrition

Doctors say IBM Watson is nowhere close to being the revolution in cancer treatment it was pitched to them as

Breathlessly promoting its signature brand — Watson — IBM sought to capture the world's imagination, and it quickly zeroed in on a high-profile target: cancer.<p>But three years after IBM began selling Watson to recommend the best cancer treatments to doctors around the world, a STAT investigation has …

Cancer

NFL Picks Week 1: Reviewing Expert Predictions, Vegas Odds and Opening Schedule

The Westgate SuperContest is the world's biggest handicapping competition, where contestants pick five NFL games against the spread each week. Over 2,400 people have signed up for this year's edition, with $1.2 million going to the winner.<p>The contest attracts professional handicappers, the best in …

Football (U.S.)
Football (U.S.)

20 Cheat Sheets For When You're Trying To Eat A Little Healthier

Eating like a ~healthy person~ has never been easier.

Healthy Eating

Five Foods and Drinks That May Enhance the Quality of Your Sleep

• <b>Whole grain crackers:</b> You’ve probably heard of the sleep-inducing amino acid called tryptophan. It’s in foods like cheese and turkey (that’s why it’s …

Nutrition

6 Things Nutritionists Snack On to Stay Full Between Meals

We often connect snacking with being unhealthy—and it can be if we choose the wrong things. But if we’re hungry and want to keep ourselves full …

The 21 countries with the best quality of life in the world for expats

The countries with the best quality of life in the world have a good work-life balance, access to quality healthcare, education, and infrastructure, as well as cost of living and career opportunities.<p>Great weather helps.<p>In a new survey by InterNations, the world's largest network for people who …

New Zealand

Fat vs carbs: What’s really worse for your health?

“PEOPLE have told me what I do is dangerous. They have walked away from me at meetings,” says David Unwin, a doctor practising in Southport, UK. …

Science Says, This One Habit Helps You Make Smarter Decisions

15-35% better decision outcomes, more creative problem solving, and persistence are all benefits of this approach<p>It's impressive how many ways we study decision making. I searched Amazon today for books on decision making: over 90,000 results. The top one is <i>The Decision Book: 50 Models for</i> …

Academic Research

Science reveals 8 plants that will purify your home

In the late 1970s, buildings were designed to reduce energy bills by increasing insulation and reducing airflow. However, these changes came at a much greater cost.<p>These poorly ventilated office spaces were full of chemicals that caused health problems including itchy eyes, headaches, coughing and …

Headaches

Can This Biohack Turn Your Morning Coffee Into Brain Fuel?

"Bulletproof coffee" is a popular trend that supposedly gives you more energy and brainpower; hear the results for this sleep-deprived new mom/CEO.<p>Lack of sleep can make any of us irritable, tired, and less productive. As a new mom trying to regain my pre-baby level of efficiency however, I have …

Coffee

5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Lose Weight Quickly

The food that you eat determines whether you are fat or thin, food is more powerful than any diet pills for losing weight. Eating the right foods at …

Coffee

Are we getting Alzheimer's from breathing magnetite crystals into our brains?

A new study from Lancaster University researchers reports on the presence of magnetic nanoparticles in the human brain, possibly stemming from air …

Neuroscience