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iPhone app gives treasured photos new life [Review]

For longer than I have allowed myself to believe, the iPhone has been called a scanner that fits in your pocket. But if I wanted a high-quality copy of an old photograph, I still sought out a flatbed scanner, presuming the results would be superior to taking a picture of a picture with a phone.<p>But …

The Surprising Secret To Healthy Aging

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1 of 12<p>1. 8 Food Ingredients That Can Cause Inflammation<p>When you have arthritis, your body is in an inflammatory state. What you eat may not only …

Sugar Companies Shifted Focus to Fat as Heart Harm

Doctor: Low-fat diets stuffed with misconceptions

<b>(CNN) —</b> Normally, science advances by trial and error. When an experiment fails, researchers question assumptions, formulate new ideas and then design better studies. But the field of nutrition is having a hard time of this when it comes to the low-fat diet debacle.<p>As noted in the Journal of the …

Which calorie-tracking app should you count on?

Calorie-tracking apps like MyFitnessPal and MyNetDiary are no fun to use. Logging all your meals is a tedious chore, and unlike fitness apps that praise you for your hard work, diet apps tend to just tell you off for eating too much.<p>But when you are trying to lose or gain weight, these apps provide …

Why Learning a Second Language Is So Difficult

Daunted by learning a new language ahead of a trip abroad? You're not alone.<p>Travelers who seek to discover the charms of foreign countries and cities …

The 6 Secrets to Transforming Your Legs—and Ultimately Your Whole Body

Use this as motivation to never skip leg day again!<p>About a year ago, I decided to fully dedicate myself to transforming my legs. Which might sound funny, given that I’m the Fitness Director of <i>Men’s Health</i>.<p>But let me give you some context: Here at <i>MH</i>, I specialize in making fitness videos. In fact, …

Workouts

Are Heavy Weights Better For Building Muscle? The Surprising Results Of a New Study

Researchers pitted a low-weight workout program against heavy lifting for 12 weeks. Here’s what happened<p>Bro wisdom says that if you want to get big, you have to lift heavy. But emerging science begs to differ.<p>In a new study from McMaster University, researchers put experienced lifters through a …

Exercise

10 Secrets to Living 100+ Years From the Blue Zones

There are five places in the world where a long life isn’t just desired, it’s expected. Called the Blue Zones, these regions host the highest …

Nutrition

A Nostalgic Recipe For Everyone Who Misses Nuteena

When I was a kid one of my most profound pleasures came in the form of breaking out the rusty old avocado-green handled can opener from the kitchen drawer and cracking into a can of Loma Linda brand Nuteena. I can still picture it. Frankly I can still smell it.<p>I can already see the raised eyebrows …

Meat Analogues: Just Like Your Adventist Mother Used to Make

Wham. Nuti-Loaf. Choplets. FriChik. If you grew up Seventh-day Adventist then you are no stranger to these names. If you did not grow up in and around the Seventh-day Adventist community then you may be scratching your head about now. Just to be clear, no, they are not the names of rejected members …

Is It Safe To Travel To Europe?

In the wake of the State Department's European travel alert, we asked a travel expert how to travel safely on the continent.<p>Understandably, anybody with plans to travel to Europe in the near future is probably thinking twice about hopping on a plane right about now, especially after the State …

Donald Trump, the GOP, Race and Me

Republican leadership says it’s shocked by the Donald, but party prejudice created him. Take it from a black woman who spent 20 years on the inside.<p>What is all of this fake shock and awe over Donald Trump about?<p>I have been stunned at the utter hypocrisy on display in the GOP over the past week or …

The Madness of Airline Élite Status

When you fly a lot for work, as I do, you check your frequent-flier mile balance often, to provide data for competitive commiseration. “Eighteen flights this year already, fourteen hotel nights in eleven different hotels,” a friend e-mailed me, in victory, earlier this month. You also compulsively …

Tips for Taking Better Photos With Your iPhone

There's an adage that says the best camera is the one you have with you, and for most <i>MacRumors</i> readers, that's an iPhone. On popular photography site Flickr, the iPhone has long been the most popular camera, responsible for a significant portion of the photos uploaded to the site.<p>Apple has fully …

The Beginner's Guide to Gaining Muscle

When it comes to building muscle, it's frequently the start that stops most people. The training, they believe, will be too complicated or the …

Exercise

Quick Snack #1: Smoked Paprika Open-Faced Egg Salad Sandwich

You won’t be able to put down this protein-packed sandwich<p><i>Editor’s note: This recipe is part of our free online exercise and nutrition program,</i> <i>Cook & Chisel: Fast and Lean</i><i>. (Click the link to see the full 4-week plan, which includes 6 high-intensity workouts and 9 tasty heart-healthy recipes.)</i><p><b>What</b> …

Healthy Eating

Where to Sleep: Miami’s Top 12 New Hotels

South Beach, MiamiSpeaking of massive snowstorms bearing down on the east coast of the U.S., sunny, warm Miami is the red hot center of a serious …

I asked 8 researchers why the science of nutrition is so messy. Here’s what they said. - Vox

There was a time, in the distant past, when studying nutrition was a relatively simple science.<p>In 1747, a Scottish doctor named James Lind wanted to figure out why so many sailors got scurvy, a disease that leaves sufferers exhausted and anemic, with bloody gums and missing teeth. So Lind took 12 …

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In Defense of Food and the Rise of ‘Healthy-ish’

A new PBS documentary and Bon Appetit’s January issue espouse a radically moderate approach to eating.<p>Abstinence, we are usually told around this time of year, makes the heart grow stronger. It’s why Dry January, which started in the green and pleasantly alcoholic land of Britain a few years ago …

Nutrition

The Nutrition Plan To Lower Your Cholesterol

It's the cereal you haven't heard about. Find out what this whole grain is and why you should give it a try!<p>From coconut oil to seafood, Dr. Oz is …