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Where fat goes when you lose weight

The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales.<p>Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed shared this surprising gap in their health literacy. The most common misconception by far, was that fat …

Nutrition

Former Trump Supporter: 'The American People Have Been Lied To'

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this interview.</b><p>Country singer Kraig Moss used to travel across the country stumping for Donald Trump. When he was last on The Takeaway, he said he had traveled to dozens of rallies, motivated by then-candidate Trump's promise to combat the opioid epidemic, …

Donald Trump

What Are the Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water in the Morning? | MyRecipes

If there's one thing celebrities love, it's starting the day with a glass of lemon water. Martha Stewart drinks "the juice of a whole lemon every …

An Expert Says This Is the Number 1 Way to Work Your Core

Don't waste your time just doing crunches that only work one part of your belly. If you want to look down and see a six-pack, you need to do exercises that challenge your entire core.<p>Kristina Marcussen, a neuromuscular physical therapist who specializes in working with athletes of all ages, has an …

Workouts

The Billionaire on a Mission to Save the Planet From Trump

Tom Steyer isn’t your average California tree hugger. The former hedge fund manager—number 1,121 on <i>Forbes’</i> wealthiest people list, with $1.61 …

Climate

7 Foods You Should Stop Eating For Breakfast

Unless you want to feel hungry before lunch<p>Getty Images<p>Bagels, doughnuts, and pastries—all so tempting. You already know you should avoid this stuff at breakfast, and for the most part, you’re probably pretty good at steering clear.<p>But sugary, buttery cakes-in-disguise aren’t the only foods you …

7 Heart-Healthy Foods to Add to Your Diet

You’ve got Meatless Monday down to a science. You’re rocking some seriously gourmet quinoa for breakfast recipes on the regular. Basically, you’re killing it in the kitchen. But sometimes, healthy additions to your diet don’t have to be super complicated or complex. Heart disease is the leading …

Healthy Eating

10 Things Parents Who Want to Raise Successful Kids Say Every Day | Inc.com

We all want our kids to be happy and fulfilled. We all want our kids to be successful, in whatever pursuit they choose.<p>But while the destination may be different, the actual path to success is very similar. Success starts with mindset: the right perspective, the right outlook, the right motivation, …

Self-improvement

100 Parenting Memes That Will Keep You Laughing For Hours

ME: "Here's 100 memes!" YOU: *White guy blinking meme*

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

Exercise

New map reveals the world's most toxic countries

Just about every country in the world grapples with pollution, no matter how rich or poor they are. But you may not be aware of just how toxic your …

20 Ways to Look Younger — Without Looking Like You’re Trying

Your Daily Stretches: #1 Hip Flexor<p>Stiff joints aren't Inevitable as you age (despite any evidence you've seen at family reunions). "Release tight …

7 Tricks to Finally Nail the Whole Portion Control Thing

When searching for healthy eating or weight loss tips, the phrase “portion control” pops up time and again. Simply put, controlling your portions …

Nutrition

4 Ridiculously Healthy Seeds You Should Be Eating Every Single Day

Seeds are nutritional powerhouses: Just a small pinch of them is packed with vitamins, minerals, and essential nutrients. They also happen to be incredibly easy to introduce into any diet, says Lori Zanini, RD, a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Instead of telling clients to …

Here are some of the best cardio videos on YouTube, because gyms are expensive, yo

While there are definite perks to having a gym membership, such an expense is not always possible, and frankly, it’s not always <i>necessary</i> — because …

3 great kettlebell moves for golf

Continuing our fitness series with the LPGA's Belen Mozo, here are three kettlebell exercises you should add to your golf-fitness routine. Here are the details:<p><b>1. ) Kettlebell halo:</b> Holding the handles with the bell inverted in front of your face, rotate the weight around your head keeping your …

Workouts

Here's a List of All the U.S. Govt's Rogue Twitter Accounts Fighting Trump's Crackdown on Science

As Trump tries to muzzle the flow of information, NASA, the EPA and others fight back<p>Since taking office last week, President Trump has been ordering …

National Parks

2017 Super Bowl: Ranking all 50 Super Bowls from worst to first

What's the greatest Super Bowl off all-time? What's the worst? Here's our list<p>The one thing you realize pretty quickly when you start ranking Super …

NFL

Where to Go (and Not to Go) in Mexico | GQ

Avoid the tourist traps and take our advice to find the off-the-beaten path ways to vacation in Mexico.<p>No country in the world (not even Kazakhstan) is more misunderstood than the land across the Rio Grande. (We don't even blame Trump.) For whatever reason, gringos always seem to visit only the …

Mexico

Watch the nightmarish teaser 'House of Cards' dropped during Trump's inauguration

In a move right out of Frank Underwood's playbook, Netflix released a new teaser for the upcoming fifth season of its presidential drama, "House of Cards," on Friday as the nation prepared for Donald Trump's inauguration.<p><b>Follow BI Video:</b> On Twitter

Donald Trump

Try This 8-Week Plank Challenge To Get Stronger From Head To Toe

Planks challenge your arms, legs, chest, shoulders, and butt, not to mention make your abs quiver like an earthquake when done properly. Best of all, you can do them anywhere and tweak them to suit your ability. The more you plank, the stronger and more stable you get, and the longer your muscles …

Yoga

5 new fitness research findings that will change the way you work out

There are many challenging aspects of a workout routine. Getting strong enough to do your first pull-up, for example, or finding the time in your …

Sugar, explained

Sugar is the dietary villain of our day. But the science is complicated.<p>First it was too many calories. Then it was too much fat. Now there’s a full-on war on sugar, our latest dietary enemy No. 1.<p>In health policy and nutrition science circles, this single nutrient is taking up a lot of oxygen …

The workout to get magazine-worthy six-pack abs

If anyone can show you how to get magazine-worthy abs, it's Chris Ryan. This top model and trainer has graced the pages of <i>Men's Fitness</i> dozens of …

20 ‘zero-calorie’ foods to snack on guilt-free

It sounds almost too good to be true: tasty snacks that contain no calories.<p>But health experts have identified a variety of super-healthy treats that …

Could the timing of meals help you lose weight?

More evidence suggests it may not be all about <i>what</i> you eat, but <i>when</i> you eat that will help you control your weight.<p>People who finished eating all their meals by early afternoon had smaller fluctuations in hunger and burned slightly more fat than people who ate throughout the day, a small new study …

Nutrition

These Five Licks Will Help You Memorize All the Pentatonic Positions

2.2K<p>SHARES<p>Guitarists are creatures of habit, like everyone else. And that can be a problem when it comes to playing our instrument, particularly when …

Electric Guitar

5 Nutrition Practices to Stop in 2017

With an exponential rise in fad nutrition practices and newfound diet trends, 2016 has been an interesting year for nutrition and health. Now that we …

Easy to Grow Indoor Plants

Is there such a thing as a no care house plant? Indeed there is not. However there are many easy to grow indoor plants for you to choose from. Plants …

The triple-threat workout to attack your abs from every angle

It’s 2017, and you’re determined to finally get the rock-hard abs you’ve always said you wanted. You’ve committed to the right diet, so you’re off to …