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Transform Your Upper Body With These 18 Strengthening Exercises

When it comes to women lifting weights, a common myth is that you'll get "bulky" or look "manly". According to a 2006 review in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the benefits of weightlifting for men and women are: increased bone mass, lean muscle mass, improved cardiovascular fitness, …

Workouts

Using cell metabolism to battle cancer

By focusing on how cancer stem cells metabolize, researchers may have uncovered a new way to defeat them: by attacking their energy supply.<p>Drug …

Cancer

Here's How to Pickle Any Vegetable

I love pickles <i>so</i> much, I can never make my jars last more than a day before I devour them. It's like once I crack open that lid, I've been put under …

Spices

Could seaweed solve Indonesia's plastic crisis?

Indonesia produces more marine plastic pollution than any other country except China. This is perhaps unsurprising: the world’s biggest archipelago is also its fourth most populous. Limited income and cash flow means that poorer communities rely on cheap single-use plastics like bags, water cups …

Sustainability

This GF, Vegan Zucchini Bread With Chocolate Sweet Potato Frosting Is Healthy Enough To Eat For Breakfast

<i>Is there anyone on the planet who wouldn’t eat chocolate for breakfast if it was actually considered “healthy”? This Zucchini Bread With Chocolate</i> …

Food

No, your period shouldn’t be painful—here’s why

<i>If, once a month, cramps bring you and Advil together for a codependent relationship, it might seem like menstrual agony is just part of being a</i> …

Sweet Potato Falafel With Za'atar Yogurt Sauce Recipe

Sweet potatoes are an autumn favorite that often pop up in unexpected dishes—and for good reason! They are high in the carotenoid beta-carotene, …

Food

You can successfully hack a $2B cryptocurrency network with only $1.5M

Blockchains may be secure by design, but researchers continue to show that the same is not true for the thousands of motley cryptocurrencies based on the technology.<p>Husam Abboud, a cryptocurrency researcher at FECAP University in Brazil, has demonstrated that it would take as little as $1.5 million …

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This could be huge.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

Meghan Markle Says Facial Exercises Keep Her Looking So Young

It may sound a bit silly, but "face yoga" may actually be supported by science.<p>Your face is the first thing anyone sees, so it makes sense that we're all a <i>little</i> obsessed with making sure our skin stays as smooth and youthful as possible—including the newly married Duchess of Sussex, Meghan …

Gut-Healing, Vegan Green Goddess Dressing Takes 5 Seconds To Make. Here's The Secret Ingredient

Innovations in food science and manufacturing technologies have finally made delicious, creamy, no-compromise plant-based yogurt a possibility, and …

A celebrity fitness trainer reveals 3 dynamic ab, arm, and glute moves you can do at home for a summer beach bod

1/<p>Let's start with your stomach. "If you want your abs to appear flatter and to be stronger you have to strengthen the deep core stabilizers," Kaiser …

Workouts

Why mindful breathing keeps your brain healthy and young

Yogis, non-yogis, long-term meditators, and short-term 'dabblers' alike will all agree that meditation improves focus. But, until now, no studies had …

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Looking To Heal Your Gut & Avoid Inflammation? Avoid These 11 Foods

<i>Dr. Steven Gundry made waves in 2017 when he released</i> The Plant Paradox<i>, a book that made the assertion that some of the health world’s favorite</i> …

Immune System

How to Harness Your Mental Strength, According to Marathon Record Holder Deena Kastor

The elite runner shares a few of the mindfulness strategies she's learned over the miles.<p>When it comes to running, or any fitness feat for that …

11 Whole30 Vegetarian Dinners That Aren't Just Sweet Potatoes and Avocado

Getting through a month of clean eating is a feat in itself. As you probably know, hopping on the Whole30 train means cutting a whole lot of foods …

25 Quotes About Mindfulness That Will Change the Way You Live Your Life

For most of us, multitasking has become a way of life. We are expected to do it all, know it all, and always be 10 steps ahead. But are we actually doing ourselves a disservice by constantly running on autopilot? What are we missing out on? The concept of mindfulness focuses on bringing your full …

Mindfulness

40 Party Dips and Spreads for Any Occasion

When you're planning a party, the easiest way to keep guests satisfied is to offer dips and spreads. These simple appetizers allow everyone to snack …

Cooking

The Super List of Practical Ways to Get Better Sleep | Poliquin Article

<i>"It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it."</i> <br>-John …

You Can Carve Ina Garten's Zucchini Pancakes Recipe Onto My Tombstone

By Alyse Whitney<p>The world needs to know about these 5-ingredient veggie-packed pancakes.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the zucchini pancakes recipe that associate web editor Alyse Whitney just couldn't live</i> …

Cooking

50,000 sites infected with cryptocurrency mining malware

The cryptocurrency mining malware epidemic is getting out of hand: nearly 50,000 sites have been surreptitiously infected with crypto-jacking scripts, according to security researcher Troy Mursch from Bad Packets Report.<p>Relying on source-code search engine PublicWWW to scan the web for pages …

Byrdie Readers Say This $4 Natural Product Cures Eczema in 24 Hours

Ask a traditional doctor what to do about your eczema, and they'll probably send you to the Cortizone aisle or prescribe you an extra-strength …

I drank fire cider for a week — and I'm never drinking coffee again

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as the remedy for everything from dull skin to dandruff, so it's not surprising that fire cider, an apple cider vinegar drinking tonic, has been catching on too. Fire vinegar, as it's also known, is not unlike a shrub (a fruity, vinegary syrup you mix with water …

How to be your best self: 3 secrets backed by research

How should we treat other people? Well, if you look at ancient traditions, they’re very often on the same page. Golden Rule for the win:<p>King James …

19 vegan food hacks that will change your life

Following a vegan diet is pretty easy these days. Whether you aim to eat more plant-based food for your health, the environment or the animals, …

Vegan

Here Are Alton Brown's Most Nerdy (And Brilliant) Cooking Hacks

From pasta to coffee to meatballs.