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Cheese, Milk, and Fatty Fish Can Help Fight Colon Cancer

Any news is good news when it comes to genetic prevention—especially when that good news comes in the form of delicious Vitamin A.<p>What better way to fight cancer than with food?<p>Tomatoes, chili peppers, and, for the more adventurous, crocodile blood, have all been shown to combat specific forms of …

Cancer

Why It's Okay to Skip Breakfast

Do you want to turn your body into a fat-burning machine? Skipping breakfast could be the answer.<p>While our physiology is largely geared to a feast-and-famine pattern of energy intake, characteristic of our hunter-gatherer homo sapiens ancestors, we live in a modern world where food is abundant and …

Nutrition

How to: The Pour Over

A step-by-step video<p>Not too heavy and not too light, the pour-over produces a cup of coffee that in Starbucks partner Chris Smith’s words, “is just …

Coffee

NSA to shut down bulk phone surveillance program by Sunday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Security Agency will end its daily vacuuming of millions of Americans’ phone records by Sunday and replace the practice with more tightly targeted surveillance methods, the Obama administration said on Friday.<p>An illustration picture shows the logo of the …

Surveillance

How Europeans became tall and fair-skinned 8,500 years ago

When agriculture arrived in Europe some 8,500 years ago, humans didn’t simply adapt their lifestyles and eating habits, but also their genes.<p>Researchers, led by geneticist David Reich at Harvard Medical School, analyzed the DNA of 230 ancient humans who lived between 3,000 and 8,500 years ago and …

Evolution

10 Reasons to Get Out and Run, Even When It’s Dark and Cold

When fighting the alarm or lower temps, here’s some motivation to get you going.<p><i>Sandy asks: I need help! Temperatures are dropping, and my motivation has dropped right with them. I’m having a terrible time getting out the door in the mornings. How can I keep on track with my running? I really don’t</i> …

Fitness

Brisk walking: is it better than vigorous exercise for losing weight?

Study from the London School of Economics measured the body mass index and waists of participants<p>Less may be more when it comes to keeping slim.<p>A new …

Vitamin D Can Turn You Into Superman, Says Science

Vitamin D Can Turn You Into Superman, Says ScienceStaff Photo by Derek Davis: Monday, Nov. 10, 2008. Vitamin D Capsules. (Photo by Derek …

Wellness

10 Foods Made in China That Are Filled With Plastic, Pesticides and Cancer Causing Chemicals

Theheartysoul.com | Recently I was reading an article on AltHealthWorks.com about a fake rice being produced in China. The rice is being made out of …

China

What Happens When You Stop Eating Meat

Five percent of the US population is vegetarian. Another 2% is vegan. The former group doesn’t eat meat or fish, while the latter group eats no …

Coconut Oil & Weight Loss: What 1 Tablespoon a Day Does is Shocking

Coconut oil is one of the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood.” Its unique combination of fatty acids can have profound positive effects …

Why You Don’t Need to Shower With Soap

Most of us think of germs as ‘dirty’—and dangerous. But as you’ve probably heard, you’re crawling with bugs, and these microbes are crucial for …

Holistic Medicine

This Is How Much Weight I Lost After Drinking 2 Glasses of Water Before Every Meal for 2 Straight Weeks | Women's Health

Earlier this year, a team of British researchers asked overweight adults to start eating a reduced-calorie diet and "preload" each meal with 16 ounces of water 30 minutes before they ate to see if drinking extra water would bolster their weight loss efforts. And it did! After 12 weeks, the …

What birth month reveals about your risk of disease

Summer birthdays seem like the best — the weather is perfect for swimming, biking, and picnicking (much better that those parties winter babies have in stuffy buildings). But there’s another reason summer birthdays rock; babies born in the summer appear to be healthier according to a new British …

Pregnancy

Pipe Tobaccos

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How to: Maneuver an Army Surplus Store and Save on Camping Supplies

Last week a dear friend of mine moved to another city and bequeathed me a bunch of camping gear, which got me thinking about where I should be …

Camping

Java Cigars – Enhancing the Great Taste of Coffee

Would you like to smoke a fine cigar with your favorite cup of coffee? How about some chocolate chip mint ice cream too? You can enjoy sensations …

Build Your Own Teardrop Camping Trailer by Yourself

We introduced Happy Camper’s H1 travel trailer last week. Right, impressive, but expensive. Need some alternative? If you know some hands-on skills, …

Is Apple a cult? New York University Historian says "it obviously is"

TungCheung / Shutterstock.com<p>Even when working from a garage in the Silicon Valley, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs never saw his products as mere pieces of tech. He had a very strong vision that shaped the way people look at technology. It was a mentality, as well as a way of life, something he later …

Apple Store

A Tutorial on How To Build a Coke Can Stove for Hiking and Camping

Okay, following up on a recent post about emergency preparedness, picture this: your power has just gone out. It is the middle of winter, and the …

15-year-old loses 100 pounds to reach bodybuilding dream

<b>(CNN) —</b> At 15, MacKenzie Walker has accomplished more than most people twice her age. She's written a book. She's started a business, training and coaching clients online. She's amassed nearly 60,000 Instagram followers.<p>And perhaps most impressive, MacKenzie has lost -- and kept off -- 100 …

Fitness

Longer fasts might help with weight loss but Americans eat all day long

It's official: Americans' 24/7 culture of work, entertainment and digital connectivity now also extends to our dietary consumption patterns, new research finds.<p>Americans' erratic, round-the-clock eating patterns, suggests the new study, have probably contributed to an epidemic of obesity and Type 2 …

Photos of dogs on camping trips will make you want to go hiking

Goes to show the even dogs can feel some #wanderlust too! Over on Instagram, one account is quickly becoming famous for showing photos of dogs that …

5 Scary Things That Happen When You Eat Too Much Protein | Women's Health

When you cut your carbs to the bare minimum (which you're likely doing if you're on a super-high-protein diet), your body enters a state called ketosis, where it starts burning fat for fuel instead of the usual carbohydrates. That might be great for weight loss, but not so much for your breath, …

How to Stay Strong When Dieting

Lose Fat, Retain Lean Mass & Performance<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>You can maintain strength while dieting. In some cases, lifters even get …

Vitamin C 'as effective as exercise' for obesity vascular health

Authors of a small study conclude that "vitamin C supplementation represents an effective lifestyle strategy" for reducing the blood vessel …

This Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte Is Healthier, Tastier, And Even Quicker Than Starbucks

We hate to be party poopers, but just because Starbucks started adding real pumpkin to their pumpkin spice latte doesn't mean the drink is actually good for you—in fact, far from it. Even a tall PSL clocks in at a whopping 330 calories, 9 g saturated fat, and nearly 10 teaspoons of sugar.<p>Better …

Pumpkin Spice Latte

These Weird Wrap Shoes Make You Feel Like You're Barefoot

1<p>SHARES<p>Have you ever wanted your feet to look like they were some suped-up version of spring rolls? Neither did we. Until we saw Vibram's Furoshiki …

Shoes