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You're A True Millennial If You Recognize These 35 Foods

You can probably taste them by just looking at them.

Dessert

America's Insensitive Children?

Perhaps unlike their U.S. peers, kids in Denmark—where happiness levels are the highest on Earth—are taught in school to care for one another from a young age.<p>Contrary to popular belief, most people do care about the welfare of others.<p>From an evolutionary standpoint, empathy is a valuable impulse …

Empathy

Science says parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 9 things in common

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world.<p>There are so many things that can affect a child's success, including socioeconomic status, the environment they live in, and their parents' education level.<p>Though it can be difficult for studies to determine what parenting techniques are ideal …

Parenting

3 strategies to fund your child's college education

Bills to pay, retirements to be funded, big purchases to be saved for: The financial demands most families face can make saving for a child's college education seem overwhelming or even unattainable. But with some planning, it doesn't have to be.<p>Here are three flexible strategies that can help you …

24 Things You Need to Do to Heal Your Life From Anxiety

1. The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety, it's connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected from the present moment, other people, or yourself. Usually all three. You must reconnect with your life.<p>2. You must give yourself permission to want what you really want. There …

Self-help

How to Turn Off Your Weight Gain Hormones | Women's Health

Here's a mind-bender: Being overweight often has nothing to do with calories or exercise. For a huge number of us, the problem is misfiring hormones. Research is still catching up with this paradigm shift, which has yet to be comprehensively studied. But seeing how this revelation has helped my …

6 Iron-Rich Food Combos—No Meat Required

If you’ve been considering cutting out or cutting back on red meat, you may be wondering if you’ll wind up depriving your body of iron. Sure, …

Healthy Eating

Understand Your Retirement Saving Options

Pick the right retirement account for you.<p>This is Day 17 of the #MONEY30, a month-long bootcamp for personal finance novices. You can read more about …

Retirement

9 Miracle Workout Moves That Solve Butt Sag and Arm Flab

Try them to get even better results from every squat.<p>Squats are a solid pick for anyone who wants a tighter butt. But the classic glutes exercise has one major flaw: It completely neglects your upper body. To turn your favorite butt move into an exercise that fires up your abs and gives your arms, …

How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar for Effective Weight Loss

Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) has been hailed as a superfood containing a huge variety of nutrients, and it also helps with various ailments, including …

Your Fast and Furious Thigh-Blasting HIIT Routine

Need a quick cardio and strength pick-me-up? This workout is nonstop high intensity and will rock your legs, glutes, and abs. Get ready to move from …

Workouts

7 Indoor Workouts to Beat Rainy Days

Before we can enjoy any beautiful May flowers, we have to get through the April showers. Soggy weather can throw a serious crutch in our workout plans when our cardio activities are outside the gym (like hitting the trails), and our yoga practice is going down outdoors. So next time the sky turns …

Exercise

A 30 Minute Treadmill Workout That’ll Burn Fat In Overdrive

When you hop on the treadmill at the gym, you want to make sure your run is as efficient as possible. Consider this 30 minute treadmill workout …

Exercise

Researchers discover why most of us can't keep the weight off

Losing weight is hard enough. Keeping it off is even harder. Now, a team of researchers has found that most of us maintain our weight inconsistently, …

Weight Loss

Does The 7 Minute Workout work?

Me doing The 7-Minute Workout in Business Insider's office.Business Insider/Erin Brodwin<p>When we first heard about The 7-Minute Workout, an app that promises to grant you the benefits of a sweaty bike ride and a trip to the gym in just a few minutes, we thought it was all hype.<p>But as it turns out, …

Exercise

How to diet in your sleep: Yes, it sounds too good to be true. But here a top doctor reveals a weight-loss regime that's blissfully simple - and effective

• <b>Dr Jason Fung says fasting is the secret to weight loss</b>• <b><br>'I know it sounds scary, but [it's] the most important missing piece'</b>• <b><br>Need to allow insulin</b> …

5 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Morning Workout

Science is indeed on the side of the early risers, showing that people who sweat in the A.M. have reduced blood pressure and get more sleep. And in a …

Fitness

20 Ways to Eat Paleo for Super Cheap

For many people, a high protein, low carbohydrate (AKA paleo) diet results in better nutrition and weight loss. However, since paleo diets are more …

Agriculture

Not just a fad: the dangerous reality of 'clean eating'

The trendy nutritional advice that's more likely to make you ill than healthy<p>Listen<p>The supermarket aisle has become a confusing place. It used to be full of recognisable items like cheese and butter; now you find yourself bamboozled by all manner of odd alternatives such as ‘raw’ hummus, wheat-free …

Diets

Is Running Good For Weight Loss?

Photo:Shutterstock.comWhen people are asked why they run, an overwhelming majority cite the desire to lose weight (and presumably get healthier in …

Fitness

Why Your 401K Is a Scam!

I hate writing about finance. The most violent, ugly people in the world work in the traditional finance industry.<p>I write something and instead of responding with a well-reasoned argument, they write things like "James Altucher is a wacko" or "James Altucher is a scumbag".<p>I've written for or …

Retirement

Trying to Lose Weight? 3 Foods That Help You Stay Full Longer

<i>By Laurel Leicht , Glamour</i><p>When you're out to eat, ordering a vegetable soup is a way healthier move than reaching into the bread basket. But it's not just about the calories you'll save. Hot liquids can also help you feel more full, so you'll actually eat less by the time your entrée comes. Since …

Nutrition

11 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

Sleep

Why You Should Eat Garlic On An Empty Stomach

Did you know that eating garlic every day on an empty stomach can work wonders for your health? Many people are unaware of all of the benefits of …

5 Money Mistakes to Stop Making by Age 30

Stop asking Mom and Dad for a handout every time funds are tight.<p>Managing money is tricky, especially when you’re in your 20s and just starting your …

Personal Finance