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6 Coffee Brewing Methods Page 2

Percolator<p>When I started using a percolator at home, I threw out my old autodrip coffee maker. It is a fine art making coffee right with a percolator, because it’s easy to boil the water for too long and burn the grinds, resulting in a bitter cup. You may also get a lot of solids at the bottom if …

Coffee

Make Your Day Better With This Morning Yoga Sequence

Between the Sun Salutations and forward bends, this morning yoga sequence gets the body feeling stretched, limber, and ready to embrace the morning. Plenty of vinyasas (Four-Limbed Staff to Up Dog to Down Dog) link the sequences to get cardio in, and extra breaths in each posture will work like a …

Yoga

How to Change Your Beliefs and Stick to Your Goals for Good

In one of my very first articles, I discussed a concept called identity-based habits.<p>The basic idea is that the beliefs you have about yourself can drive your long-term behavior. Maybe you can trick yourself into going to the gym or eating healthy once or twice, but if you don't shift your …

Robot-assisted surgery gains ground

Robot-assisted surgery is increasingly common in UK hospitals.<p>There are now 45 Da Vinci robots in England and Wales - machines that allow surgeons to operate remotely using very small, precise instruments attached to robotic arms.<p>In the first in a series of special reports on some of the year's …

The best extreme outdoor adventures in America

There’s no need to leave the country to get your thrills. Hell, some urban adrenaline junkies don’t even leave their city. Whether your idea of …

Hiking

Books to help you answer big questions about yourself

Why in the world did I do that? How can I do better? Chances are you’ve asked yourself these questions at least once today. To understand how your …

Healthy diet may improve memory, says study

<b>(CNN) —</b> We've all heard the age old adage, "You are what you eat." But could what we eat also affect how we think?<p>New research sheds additional light supporting the long standing notion that eating a healthy diet could potentially be linked to a lower risk of memory and thinking decline, …

Nutrition

How You Can Travel The World & Learn About Organic Farming At The Same Time

I'm in!<p>While there may be some dogs on the properties you visit WWOOFING is not the kind that is typically associated with barking dogs or other …

Green tea compound, voluntary exercise slow Alzheimer's disease progression in mice

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Ingredients:<p>1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 1 yellow onion, diced<br>• 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped<br>• 1 cup 365 Everyday Value® Super Grains, …

Why Shopping on an Empty Stomach Is a Bad Idea

3<p>SHARES<p>Remember your mother’s advice not to go grocery shopping when you’re hungry? Well, newly published research suggests her wise warning didn’t …

Exercise vs. Diet: Which Is More Important for Weight Loss?

Being healthy is simple, right? "Eat less, move more." That's easy to say, but practicality is one of the most important things when it comes to …

Fitness

The Lamest Workout Excuses Trainers Ever Heard

It’s that season of year. You hear what we’re saying. Your New Year’s resolutions have lost their earnestness and your arrangement to work out three …

The Ultimate Guide to Antioxidants

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Antioxidants are, without a doubt, an essential part of optimal health. Even conventional Western physicians now acknowledge the …

Fruit Smoothie Recipe For a Healthy Breakfast

Losing and controlling your weight is an ongoing conversation with so many people everyday. Studies by leading nutritionists all have say, eat a well …

5 "Healthy" Foods You Should Avoid

<i>Mark Schatzker is an award-winning writer based in Toronto. He is a radio columnist for the Canadian Broadcast Corporation and a frequent contributor</i> …

Flavors

9 Things You Can Do to Live a Happier Life, According to Science

We all know what we can do to live a happier life, but when those claims are backed up by science, we tend to take them more seriously. After all, if it's been poked and prodded at by scientists, the findings definitely sound like they have more validity. It's up to you to figure out what works for …

How Eating Spinach Affects the Brain

Martha Clare Morris, Sc.D., a health researcher at Rush University Medical Center, found that “increasing consumption of green leafy vegetables could …

The One Exercise You Should Do on Your 'Off' Day

Use this simple recovery workout on the days between workouts to reach your fitness goals faster<p>Gym Jones draws a certain type of masochist—our average client wants to explore his physical and mental limits every single workout.<p>We like that. That mindset is what gets you in the door at Gym …

Exercise

Sleep Deficit

Skimping on sleep can increase stress, undermine metabolism, suppress immunity, and set you up for a host of serious health problems.<p>Sleep is often …

7 of the raddest outdoor adventures in Idaho

1. Paragliding off the top of Baldy<p>There’s a famous saying in the ski community of Sun Valley that goes, “The higher you get, the higher you get.” …

10Best Visits Grand Canyon & Red Rock Country

The Wave in Coyote Buttes, AZ<p>No, there's no dinosaurs, but this Jurassic Age phenomenon (on the Arizona/Utah border), accessible only by hiking in 3 …

National Parks

Oregon Attractions | Aquariums, Parks, Zoos, Museums & More

There isn’t a single amazing thing about Oregon. There are about ten zillion.<p>So start poking around and figure out what to put at the top of your …

16 Salad in a Jar Recipes

Make <b>salad in a jar recipes</b> with fresh vegetables and fruit that are so readily available. These easy to make <b>mason jar salad ideas</b> include <b>easy pasta</b> …

11 Recipes for Cinco de Mayo Food Festivities

Even though Cinco de Mayo is a relatively small holiday in Mexico, it has exploded in popularity in the U.S. in recent years. The History Channel …

Cinco de Mayo

10 Essential Tools for Your Office Kitchen

<i>As home cooks, we rely on our instincts, our knowledge, and our curiosities—but we also have to rely on our tools.</i> <i>Some we couldn't cook without (knives, pots, pans). Others we don't necessarily</i> need<i>, but sure are glad we have around. Here, we talk about those trusty, albeit inessential,</i> …

May is Mental Health Month: 2015 Campaign Roundup

May is officially Mental Health Month. That means it’s time once again to get the word out about the science behind mental illness — and help people …

Mental Health