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7 Fascinating Facts About Your Muscles

Because knowledge is (muscle) power, people

Muscle

The 7 Simplest Weight Loss Strategies

You don't need a complicated weight loss plan to shed pounds. Instead, live by these straightforward rules<p>You don't have to count a single calorie to lose weight on this diet. Here, 7 super-simple weight loss rules to follow.<p><i>You Losing Weight</i>Buy the book!<p>Read Food Labels<p>You should read food labels …

Nutrition

How One Phone Call Helped This Woman Lose 100 Pounds

Donesha Bolden weighed more than 200 pounds and wore a size 24—until she received a phone call that changed her life forever<p><b>Name:</b> Donesha Bolden <b>Age:</b> 37 <b>Hometown:</b> Atlanta, Georgia <b>Before Weight:</b> 220 <b>After Weight:</b> 120<p>As a kid, Donesha existed on chips, sugary drinks, burgers and mayonnaise-y foods like …

Fitness

Oprah on the Power of Living in the Moment

The Powerful Way Writing About Your Past Can Help You Understand the Present

"Why did you decide to write a memoir now?"<p>I'm often asked. As in, "Why not wait until you're completely gray?" They're talking about my relatively …

Self-Help Advice That Works

We sifted through recent life-improvement books and found the can-do strategies to help you become more successful, calmer, happier, more focused and …

Chronic stress can hurt your memory

Do you tend to forget things when you're stressed? Like when you're late for a meeting and can't remember where you left your car keys? Or when you have to give a big presentation and suddenly forget all your talking points seconds before you start?<p>There's nothing like stress to make your memory go …

5 ways pets benefit your health

<b>(CNN) —</b> February 20 is Love Your Pet Day! The benefits of having a pet extend well beyond companionship, and sometimes our furry friends don't receive the credit that's due.<p>Pets are a shoulder to cry on, an alarm clock, an exercise partner, and a true member of the family. There is over 25 years' …

Can you OD on caffeine?

<b>The rumor:</b> It's possible to get caffeine poisoning<p>As he was driving down an Ohio freeway minutes after swallowing five Magnum 357 caffeine pills, Christian Brenner started to vibrate -- and the cars in his rearview mirror did as well. Fortunately, Brenner pulled over and walked around in an effort …

Bad teeth? Blame your genes

Remember "The Big Book of British Smiles" from "The Simpsons"?<p>The dentist used it to scare children into proper dental hygiene.<p>And let's be honest, it was funny! Because though British tea and good manners have an excellent international reputation, British teeth are mostly used as a punch line.<p>But …

Sweet comparisons: How much sugar is in that drink?

How much sugar is in your drink? You might be surprised. Find out how much sugar is in soft drinks, milk, juice and more.

What makes me so tasty? 5 myths about mosquito bites

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just about everyone can agree that mosquitoes are more than a little annoying. They bite, the bites itch and the repellent stinks. Even more disturbing are the incurable viruses these tiny predators can carry, including West Nile, malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever and chikungunya.<p>But just …

Clean Your Garbage Disposal With Used Coffee Grounds

Just like your kitchen trash can, a garbage disposal starts to stink if you don't clean it regularly. After all, it's got garbage in it. Used coffee …