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The Sneaky Culprit Preventing Weight Loss

Nonstick pots and pans are designed to make cooking easier and cleaning up a breeze. If you’ve struggled to lose weight no matter what type of diet …

Diabetes

I'm a Vegan CrossFitter, and This Is What I Eat in a Day

I am proof that not all CrossFitters are Paleo and vegans can absolutely thrive and crush their WODS! I'm living proof. I've successfully been eating plant-based for the entire (almost) two years that I've been doing CrossFit, and I have the energy, the endurance, and the muscle gains to prove …

Healthy Eating

How a Dietitian Cuts 500 Calories Per Meal (Without Changing Her Diet)

When you hear the word "diet," it is most likely quickly followed by the word "restriction" in your head. But as dietitian Paula Norris's popular …

Choy

Do You Have a Pull-Up Bar At Home?

A cheap and discreet piece of exercise equipment that I think everyone ought to have in their home is a pull-up bar and my reason for that may …

Workouts

Can Dirt Save the Earth?

When John Wick and his wife, Peggy Rathmann, bought their ranch in Marin County, Calif., in 1998, it was mostly because they needed more space. Rathmann is an acclaimed children’s book author — “Officer Buckle and Gloria” won a Caldecott Medal in 1996 — and their apartment in San Francisco had …

Farming

These Are the 6 Best Strength Exercises for Runners

Strength training plays a key role in your development as a runner, helping to build muscle so that your body can handle the repetitive stress of all …

Workouts

Here's How to Prevent Thousands of Foot Amputations Each Year

When Melissa Graham gets dressed in the morning, she always puts on a pair of fresh white socks. But it’s not a fashion choice. If her foot …

Diabetes

Still Confused About How Much Exercise You Really Need?

Experts are good about giving us exercise advice. The Department of health regularly updates physical activity guidelines telling us just how much …

Exercise

This could be the ‘simplest diet in the world’ — here’s how it works

It has been dubbed as the “simplest diet in the world,” and nutrition experts say the Scandi Sense Diet really deserves this title.<p>Story continues …

Weight Loss

Diabetes Diet: Should I Avoid Sweet Fruits?

I've heard that you shouldn't eat sweet fruits such as strawberries or blueberries if you have diabetes. Is this true?<p>Answers from M. Regina Castro, …

Nutrition

These 3 Things Are Essential For Weight Loss

Exercise is just one of three components when it comes to weight loss.<p>Imagine that you are running a company, but you cannot get to your goal because …

Weight Loss

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

The Flourless Chocolate Torte Recipe You'll Make Again and Again

Nutrition Highlights (per serving)<p>Calories 419<p>Fat 32g<p>Carbs 32g<p>Protein 7g<p>Nutrition Facts<p>Servings: 8<p>Amount per serving<p>Calories<p>419<p>% Daily Value*<p><b>Total …

Dessert

Why You Should Get the New Shingles Vaccine

I love my local YMCA for many reasons beyond my daily swim. Top of the list: the friendships and conversations in the locker room that are frequent sources of valuable information, connections and motivation. For example, I recently overheard a discussion about Y members and friends of members who …

Public Health

This $12 Bluetooth tracker isn’t just cheaper than the Tile Mate, it’s better

The Tile Mate is a great little Bluetooth tracking tag that definitely helped popularize this new product category. The problem with the Tile Mate, …

Tech Trends

Timing of stress-hormone pulses controls weight gain

A circadian code controls the switch that produces fat cells, according to a new study by Stanford researchers.<p>New research provides the first …

Neuroscience

Here Is a Beginner's Guide to Strength Training

You should be well-acquainted with weight training principles and practices and have at least three to six months of conditioning under your belt, …

Exercise

Older Adults Don't Get Enough of This Important Nutrient

Lately, it seems like every diet is a high-protein one. But according to new research, more than one-third of older adults still aren't getting …

Nutrition

We have got the causes and effects of type 2 diabetes mixed up, study shows

The proportion of adults with diabetes around the world has risen from 4.7 per cent in 1980 to more than 8.5 per cent today. More than 422 million …

Diabetes

What's pickling got to do with birth? It's all about probiotic gulp

What does the current trend for pickling have to do with being born? Recent scientific thinking suggests that passing through the mother's birth …

Fake News

Does the microwave zap food of its nutrients?

As far as accidental inventions go, the microwave is a pretty good one. Legend has it that Percy Spencer, an engineer with defence contractor company …

Microwaves

The 5 things you should do immediately if your phone is stolen

We’ve all been there. You leave your phone in the bathroom during a night out or reach for it in your pocket while traveling, only to find it’s gone. …

Identity Theft

Obesity trigger identified within the human gut

iStock photo<p>The key chemical for happiness and sadness, serotonin, is also a force in our body’s weight gain and calorie control, and scientists say …

Neuroscience

What No One Tells You About Losing Weight

Over the last six years I have lost, and kept off, almost 30 kilos. Given that I'm 153 centimetres tall on a good day, we're talking about a …

Fitness

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Might Have a Crucial Hormonal Link

Finally, some answers.<p>For years, a line has divided millions of patients from their doctors, separating those who experience the debilitating effects …

Pain

The decades-long quest to end drought (and feed millions) by taking the salt out of seawater

In October 2017, Charlie Paton was driving across the parched plains of northwestern Somaliland when he passed a seemingly endless queue of rumbling …

Abu Dhabi

Simply Eating Walnuts May Improve Your Diet Overall

There are a slew of studies supporting the benefits of nuts in the diet, but since nuts are also high in calories, it can sometimes end up on the …

Nutrition

Must-watch trail running videos from 2017

Time is well-wasted watching these trail running videos from the past 12 monthsThe post Must-watch trail running videos from 2017 appeared first on …

Trail Running

The £4 Childs Farm Baby moisturiser that mums say can 'cure' children's eczema

A mum has hailed a £4 moisturiser as a 'miracle cure' for treating eczema and psoriasis in adults and children.<p>Mum Paige Sweeney posted on Facebook …

Moisturizers

Red Meat Protein vs. Dairy Protein

Proteins, despite being grouped within a single classification, are some of the most versatile molecules on Earth. The building blocks of proteins …