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Plant proteins link to longer life

<b>People should aim get more protein from vegetable sources rather than meat, to boost life expectancy, a study has suggested.</b><p>US researchers writing in JAMA Internal Medicine looked at 30 years' of diet data for 130,000 people.<p>They found a reduced risk of early death in people who ate more …

Holistic Medicine

17 Secret Morning Habits of the Fittest People We Know

By Jessica Migala for Life by Daily Burn<p>Photo: Pond5<p>Ever wonder how America's fittest maintain their healthy bodies -- and mindsets? Hint: It's not just good genetics and a coffee IV. They start their day with certain good-for-you habits that set them up for success from a.m. to p.m. Read on to …

How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …

The 11 cheapest places for a family holiday in Europe, ranked

Travel Money has found the most affordable destinations in Europe for a family beach holiday.<p>To find the cheapest places for a holiday, Post Office …

31 Crowd-Pleasing Summer Appetizers

Every party must be equipped with plenty of appetizers, and it's always better to have a variety of options, from dips to cheese to stuff on a skewer. This collection of recipes has a little bit of everything so you can appeal to all tastes. Cheers to a happy (and full) bunch of guests!

Inspiring Vegetarian Food From Our Latest Instagram Obsession, @Chocolateforbasil

There are countless food accounts on IG, but @chocolateforbasil stands apart from them all because it documents a love story with, and through, food of an omnivore (Jerrelle Guy) and a vegetarian (Eric Harrison). Founded by Guy, who is studying for a master’s degree in gastronomy in Boston, CFB …

Food

17 Recipes to Get Your BBQ Fix for Meatless Monday

Going meatless may have you worried about sacrificing some of your favorite dishes, especially around grilling season. BBQ brisket, pulled pork sandwiches and rib recipes are staples of summer ‘ques! But fear no more — you can still get your barbecue fix without binging on flavored chips. While …

20 Little Habits That Will Help You Live A Better Life

As Aristotle famously said, we are what we do repeatedly. Success and happiness are largely the results of practicing good habits.<p>The most important habits are keystone habits; habits which have positive cascading effects throughout your life. Here are 20 of the most effective, valuable keystone …

7 Expert-Approved Ways to Get Your Best Sleep Ever

A bad night of sleep can make you feel awful for days, which is especially terrible if you’re working hard to nail your confidence and earn a promotion, have social plans that you’ll hate to cancel or are <i>finally</i> on an epic adventure in an out-of-this-world National Park that you’ve been dying to …

National Parks

10 Foods You Should Eat to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

In stressful situations, it’s easy to turn toward food to deal with emotions. Unfortunately, the foods we’re drawn to when we’re stressed are usually …

9 Veggie Burgers That Even Meat Lovers Will Want to Eat

Our search for the perfect veggie burger recipe has been going on for years now—we don't always want meat, but we also don't want bland frozen …

Vegan

3 Ways to Improve Your Cardiovascular Health

Most people don't pay attention to their cardiovascular health until their doctor tells them to do so. Like me. I figured I was in great shape …

7 Types of Clothing You Should Get Rid of Immediately

This epic closet purge will be the last one you ever do.<p>Do you ever find yourself staring at your closet full of clothes and feeling like you've got absolutely nothing to wear? During those dark times, it might seem like the only logical course of action is to go shopping — inject a little newness …

Clothing

The ONE Diet That Healed My Daughter's Gut (After Years Of Miserable Food Allergies)

It was early 2002 when my 16-year-old daughter, Maci, climbed out of bed and stumbled into the kitchen. “How do you feel this morning?” I asked.<p>Her …

Food Allergies

A Harvard scientist who's studied coffee for 20 years explains why the drink is amazing

Dr. Frank Hu just finished a 20-year study on the effects of coffee on the human body. People who drink more coffee it turns out, live longer.<p>Specifically, Hu's study found that coffee-drinkers have lower risks of cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, as well as suicide.<p>The research began …

18 Smart Examples of Shoe Storage DIY Projects For Your Home

In most households storage tends to be a problem. A recurrent problem that can only be solved with patience and dedication though the optimization of …

The Beginner’s Guide to Every Type of Yoga Out There

You’ve decided to finally start doing yoga—but after Googling classes in your area, your head is spinning. Should you try Ashtanga or Iyengar? And …

15 ways to boost self confidence and love the way you look, according to scientists

Women in America are really unhappy with their weight.<p>About 84% want to lose weight and 34% say that what they eat or how much they weigh is interfering with their happiness, according to Happify— a website and app that uses games and tasks based on scientific studies in positive psychology to make …

18 Home Offices That Will Give You New Decor Goals

Working from home. Forever.

Home Decorating

11 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

22 Healthy College Recipes You Can Make in Your Dorm Room

Ah, college life. There’s nothing like it: the long-awaited freedom, the endless nights at the library, the anything-goes parties... and the campus …

Healthy Eating

30 Healthy Breakfast Ideas To Start Your Morning Off Right

Eat well all month long.<p>There's no denying the allure of French toast, pancakes and waffles, but more often than not those breakfast options will weigh you down rather than fill you with good energy to tackle the day ahead (though we have found one or two exceptions to that rule). Smoothies, oats …

Breakfast

8-Week Beginner 10K Running Schedule

If you've already run a few 5Ks, running a 10K is totally doable — especially if you take time to build up your mileage. Here's an eight-week beginner training schedule that will help you train and appropriately prep you for your very first 10K race.<p>Week<p>Mon<p>Tues<p>Wed<p>Thurs<p>Fri<p>Sat<p>Sunday<p>1<p>Rest<p>3 miles<p>CT*<p>2.5 …

Put Your Smartphone Camera To Good Use

We live in a fascinating time. Technology is evolving at an insane rate. We’re at a point where we’re creating products we didn’t even know we needed yet — like hoverboards (thanks McFly). Times are good. Occasionally chaotic, but good.<p>The world of photography is no different. Gone are the days …

How to Wear Fall Fashion Trends 2018

I have always said: streets is the best place for your inspiration. In today's post we are going to see how to wear fall fashion trends. I want to …

Clothing

26 Puppies Who Are Way Cuter Than Your Crush

Sorry boys, puppies win. Every time.

Pictures of the Week 8.6.15

Transportation (India)

11 Surprising, Delicious Foods That Boost Brain Power

The health and fitness experts at Well + Good share the best foods to eat for sharper memory and improved mental function.<p>You may choose certain foods to prevent bloating, avoid inflammation, and get glowing skin—but what about boosting your brain power every time you fill your plate?<p>The …

11 of the world’s best cities for coffee lovers

Sacramento made its way onto the list of Sprudge’s underrated coffee cities in the United States. Doing business in town requires wading through the …

30 Incredible Ballet Portraits

The sublime art of ballet is about movement; and yet, few videos seem to do the ballet dancer justice like the perfectly captured still image.<p>Maybe …

Photography