Catrina Sinescu

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Trend Alert: Riced Vegetables

Remember when “rice” was a just a noun? Nowadays it’s become a verb and an adjective to describe one of the hottest veggie trends around. These tiny …

Healthy Eating

How physical exercise makes your brain work better

Research shows different activities have quite specific mental effects – here’s how moving your body could sharpen your ideas<p>The brain is often described as being “like a muscle”. It’s a comparison that props up the brain training industry and keeps school children hunched over desks. We judge …

The Brain

This just in: Science proves yoga changes your DNA

A study conducted by Harvard University, has empirically proven that yoga positively changes your cellular metabolic functions, ie, it improves the …

You Can't Be a Great Leader Without This Basic Quality

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Doctor-Approved Crash Diets

The Can-Do Doc's Plan<p>Her Menu<p>Weight expert Madelyn Fernstrom, PhD, uses fresh fruits and vegetables as her main source of carbohydrates and adds more …

Restorative Yoga Is Like Adult Nap Time

Relaxation is just as important as exercise when it comes to your health.<p>The secret to a long, healthy life may have more to do with how much, how …

10 simple clean eating tips for 2016

In my new cookbook, <b>Eating Clean: The 21-Day Plan to Detox, Fight Inflammation, and Reset Your Body</b>, Italk about how to start cleaning up your food and your life from chemicals and toxins that are lurking in everything from your ketchup to your toothpaste.<p>My journey to eating clean started ten years …

Is it worth it? Pull-ups – exercise review

There’s something so pleasantly basic about it. It’s just you and a bar, with nowhere to hide<p><b>What is it?</b> Grabbing an overhead bar and repeatedly dragging your body up towards it, like all the tough guys in the movies do.<p><b>How much does it cost?</b> Ostensibly free. Your gym will definitely have somewhere …

Exercise

At 41, the Best Shape of Her Life

Fitness competitor Mina Agnos found the right inspiration, and commitment to sculpt her figure. A key component? A regimented diet<p>As Mina Agnos approached 40, she found herself wondering if she would ever achieve a slightly crazy fitness goal—six-pack abs.<p>A healthy diet and running regimen of 18 to …

Healthy Eating

This one diet can sharpen your brain and help you live longer

<b>(Kzenon via Shutterstock)</b><p>Intermittent fasting offers a plethora of health benefits — and may even help prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s<p>Ari LeVaux<p>January 18, 2016 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The new year is a popular time to contemplate our relationship to calories, …

7 ways to get fit without leaving your home

Each January, millions of people make goals to live healthier and get in shape. But trying to hit the gym each day can feel like more effort than it’s worth, especially when it’s freezing cold outside, you’re worried about how you look in those workout clothes, and the price of a monthly membership …