Christopher Midgett

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Food For Thought: The Subtle Forces That Affect Your Appetite

What do large tables, large breakfasts and large servers have in common? They all affect how much you eat. This week on Hidden Brain, we look at the hidden forces that drive our diets. First we hear from Adam Brumberg at Cornell University's Food and Brand Lab about how to make healthier choices …

Holistic Medicine

5 Signs it’s Time to Do Less

<i>Sometimes things just need to fall off your plate.</i>I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: busyness is an illness.Think about your own life and the …

Health

Your Brain Has A “Delete” Button–Here’s How To Use It

This is the fascinating way that your brain makes space to build new and stronger connections so you can learn more.<p>There’s an old saying in neuroscience: neurons that fire together wire together. This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. This is …

8 Easy Ways to Kill Bad Habits, According to Research

Bad habits; we all got’em. You know what they are. You know you should stop. But… it’s hard. In fact, sometimes you feel downright powerless. And …

Easy exercise to train your brain and lose weight

Training, or, re-training the brain to respond to food differently is not as hard as we've been making it, and this simple step will get you started …

The Brain

The 5-Minute Maxout Workout

The Maxout Workout is intense, but extremely efficient<p>Five minutes? That’s it?<p>Trust us, you don’t want to go for longer than that.<p>Follow-along with <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande in the workout shown above. Each minute, you’ll attack a different part of your body with two separate …

Exercise

How to Do the Kneeling T-Spine Rotation | Men's Health

(To unlock a new level of total-body transformation, check out the new METASHRED EXTREME workout program from <i>Men’s Health</i>.)<p>This exercise, the kneeling T-spine rotation, helps undo that damage by mobilizing your upper back, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>From a kneeling position, …

The Most Efficient and Effective Workout For Your Abs and Quads | Men's Health

But just because you’re slashing workout time and only doing a single exercise doesn’t mean you’re getting any less effective of a workout. In reality, this workout is designed to be as effective <i>and</i> efficient as possible.<p>That’s because it’s based on the scientifically-proven bodybuilding technique …

Is it OK to eat eggs every day?

If you enjoy eating eggs you may worry about harming your heart. Don't stress. If you're healthy, you can eat eggs guilt-free. But how many and how often?<p>Nutritionally, eggs have a lot to offer. With about 70 calories in one large egg, they're a great source of protein that helps stabilize blood …

10 Email Management Skills Everyone Should Learn

If you're not effective with your email, you might as well not even bother coming to work. Here are 10 email management skills to learn to boost …

Learning

Is A Lack Of Vitamin B12 Causing Autism, Schizophrenia And Dementia?

Vitamins are crucial compounds our bodies can’t generate on their own, and need to be consumed in our diets. That doesn’t make them magic bullets for health, but it does make them important, and determining vitamin deficiencies can help understand the mechanisms of diseases. And vitamin B12 might …

20 Life Hacks of the Super Wealthy

Here's a tip: stop blaming failures on bad luck.<p>In today’s digital age, people are growing more and more interested in how to become financially …