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Why balance can make or break a runner

Especially in the spring, it can feel as if it’s a balancing act to train for upcoming races. You’re increasing your weekly mileage at the same time you’re preparing healthy meals for your family and juggling deadlines at work.<p>Yet for runners, the idea of balance could not be more critical, because …

Marathons

'Kids are the worst' Instagram account captures precious moments when kids are evil

Everyone remembers baby's first step, baby's first word and the first time baby ate a roll of toilet paper and threw it up on the floor.<p>Instagram …

Dance

10 Skinny Foods You Should Have on Hand

Peter Ardito<p>Hummus and Veggies<p>The Middle Eastern chickpea spread is an easy, protein-rich snack that fights hunger and balances blood sugar levels — …

Vegan Pancakes – Gluten Free!

Last Sunday I took my son to have brunch with me in some fancy vegan restaurant. I had my green salad and he had pancakes. He loved the pancakes. …

Breakfast

University of California

UC Berkeley biologists have discovered the switch that triggers the power kick sperm use to penetrate and fertilize a human egg, uncovering a possible source of male infertility but also a potential target for contraceptives that work in both men and women.<p>The switch is a protein receptor that …

10 Quick And Healthy Salmon Recipes For Busy People

Salmon is a wonderful, delicious and nutritious source of protein. The benefits of salmon include maintaining a healthy heart, clear skin and memory …

Our Go-Tos for Vegan Recipes

Kelp caviar and avocado wontons sound so awesome… if we could just overcome the hurdle of learning to make them. Many vegan recipes just sound so time-consuming. It’s not easy to cook great-tasting meals that exclude meat, eggs, dairy products and all other animal-derived ingredients. Luckily, …

Healthy Eating

What Eating On An Elimination Diet Actually Looks Like

<i>William Cole, DC, a functional medicine practitioner, is an expert at identifying the underlying factors of chronic conditions and offering natural,</i> …

8 Benefits of Garlic That Will Surprise You (+Healthy Recipes)

Garlic, lovingly known as stinking rose, is a very popular ingredient in Latino-American, Mediterranean, Asian, African and European cuisines. Cousin …

31 Home Decor Products From Target That Only Look Expensive

::Target lady voice:: Approved!

29 Delicious Grain Bowls That Make Dinner a No-Brainer

We get it: At first, a "grain bowl" doesn’t sound like the most exciting dinner option. But if you look beyond the image of tasteless “macrobiotic …

Healthy Eating

White bread, bagels and rice 'increase the risk of lung cancer by 49 per cent'

Largest study of its kind finds consuming a diet with a high glycemic index increases lung cancer risk<p>Carbohydrates, long blamed for fuelling obesity, have now been linked to lung cancer.<p>A new study has revealed a 49 per cent increase in risk among people consuming a diet with a high glycemic index.<p>…

Cancer

The Top 10 Workout Songs for March 2016

<i>Flickr: Stuart Grout</i><p>This month's top 10 list draws heavily from the Top 40 chart and club scene. While this reliance on pop tunes and big beats might make the list seem one-dimensional at first, there are just enough curve balls to keep it interesting.<p>On the pop front, you'll find new singles from …

Top 10
Mental Health

Science Says A Glass Of Red Wine Can Replace 1 Hour Exercising

A new scientific study has just confirmed wonderful news. Next time you hold a glass of Merlot, you can brag about one hour of workout. Rejoice, …

Why you should never thaw frozen steaks before cooking them

Cooking with fresh beef will always be the ultimate way to prepare a steak, but it turns out that using a frozen steak is your next-best …

Meals in a box: Are they worth it?

NEW YORK (AP) — If you've got a family — especially one with young kids — then you know putting together healthy meals every night can take more planning and preparation than you have time and energy.<p>Could a subscription service that delivers kits of pre-measured ingredients and recipes be a …

Gulf of Mexico

The 'Perfect' Egg Recipe You Didn't Know Existed

If you have never heard of a shirred egg before, you are not alone. Shirred eggs are simply baked eggs with the addition of cream, cheese and herbs. The beauty of the shirred egg is, one can bake many at a time, making this the perfect dish for any brunch. The yolks are creamy and luscious while …

Breakfast

10 Outstanding Eats for Your Oscar Party

Celebrate the biggest night in Hollywood with elegant finger foods and cocktails that are so good, <i>they</i> deserve an Academy Award. Whether you whip up a Baked Brie en Croûte with Honey and Pecans or some Sparkling Sangria, these recipes will make you the star of the night.<p><b>1. Baked Brie en Croûte with</b> …

Baking

Medications May Cause Dementia, But It Could Be Untreated Sleep Apnea

<i>By Brandon R. Peters, M.D.</i><p>The news was enough to give you indigestion: Some of the over-the-counter and prescription medications most widely used to treat heartburn and acid reflux are linked to the development of dementia. The research suggesting a possible association is the latest in a string of …

Sleep

Are You Eating Too Much Soy?

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Kristen Domonell for Life by Daily Burn</i><p>Between tofu and tempeh, miso and soy milk, and the ever-popular edamame, there's certainly no shortage of soy on the shelves of your local food store. Long touted by health-minded folks as a better-for-you, eco-friendly alternative to meat, soy …

Nutrition

I've Been Washing My Face With Egg Whites—and My Pores Have Never Looked Better

Eggs: delicious in an omelet, excellent for fighting blackheads? I've been using egg whites on my skin for the past few months, and let me just say I am officially hooked. If you're unfamiliar with Korean beauty products, you may be confused, but let me just say that if you ask me—and many K-beauty …

Skin Care

The Number One Predictor of Divorce — and How to Fix It

After four decades of research, the world's foremost marriage therapist noticed a clear pattern among couples that didn't stay together.<p>Dr. John …

How Much Money Failed Presidential Candidates Have Blown Through This Election

Jeb Bush raised over $150 million.<p>Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor, suspended his campaign Saturday night after a crippling …

Government