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3 Drinks That Are More Effective Than Lemon Water for Weight Loss | Women's Health

Here are three to start sipping.<p><b>Coffee</b><br>Call it nature's perfect energy drink: Research shows drinking two to three cups of coffee before a workout can spur you to work out longer and harder than you would if you hit the gym caffeine-free—and that means you torch more calories. One study in the</i> …

16 Weight-Loss Tips to Live By Every Day

<b>1. Lose the Mindset that Foods Are Off-Limits</b><br>According to trainers Chris and Heidi Powell, "Anytime you deprive yourself of food...all you want is what you can't have!" Take your mindset away from sacrifice, and allow yourself everything in moderation.<p><b>2. Keep It Clean</b><br>Replace processed foods with …

What’s That on Your Face?

Keep this guide by your vanity mirror.<p>Annoying bumps and splotches that show up on your skin unannounced aren’t always breakout-related. We asked dermatologists Gary Goldenberg, M.D., medical director of Mount Sinai Dermatology Faculty Practice, and Rachael Eckel, M.D., of The Skin Health …

The 6 Changes I Made to Lose More Than 40 Pounds After Years of Trying | Women's Health

<b>The Change</b><br>When I turned 30, I went to the doctor to find out why I was having stomach problems. After a colonoscopy, he told me that I had a lot of polyps in my colon and that a person my age shouldn't have this issue. This was the wakeup call I needed to start treating my body better. I started …

3 Feel-Good Moves to Blast Cellulite

But there's hope, and it may come in the form of a simple exercise tool: the foam roller. A foam roller is an inexpensive length of, typically, closed cell foam that’s six to nine inches in diameter and anywhere from a foot to four feet long. You guide your body over the roller back and forth, …

8 Things That Happen When You Finally Stop Drinking Diet Soda

Whatever the reason, eliminating diet soda from your diet will improve your health from head to toe. Research on diet soda is still in its infancy, but there's enough out there to identify what you can look forward to when you put down the can and cool down with an unsweetened iced tea</b> …

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …

Neuroscience

How to Grill Fish, the Ultimate Backyard Guide

This summer you’d be wise to throw any and all seafood on the grill. Here's how to grill fish you love.<p>This summer you’d be wise to throw any and all seafood on the grill. If you want herby, lemony scallops that are ready in minutes, chile-garlic prawns that put run-of-the-mill shrimp skewers to …

Seafood

'Straight Outta Compton' Is a Stunning Surprise

Movie Review - Jackie K Cooper<p>"Straight Outta Compton" (Universal Pictures)<p><i>Straight Outta Compton</i> is a movie that on the surface is easy to dislike. It tells the story of three men who built their careers on rap, and what percentage of the moviegoing audience is totally into that genre of music. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Review: Straight Outta Compton finds new humanity in rap legends

It’s impossible to talk about N.W.A without talking about South Central LA in the late 1980s. Crack had found its way to the inner city and burrowed itself there, as did the gang violence that followed it. President Ronald Reagan was leading a belligerent and misguided charge in the War on Drugs. …

8 Weight-Loss Mistakes Runners Make

Don't let your favorite workout screw with the number on the scale.<p><i>This article was written by Kit Fox and provided by our partners at</i> Runner's World<i>.</i><p>You just went for a run. How many calories did you blast? Chances are, your guess outpaces reality—to the tune of, say, a Frappuccino. Overestimating …

Nutrition

In Defense of Female CrossFit Competitors: "Strong Women Aren't Just Meatheads"

CrossFit star Christmas Abbott doesn't have to choose between being strong and beautiful.<p><i>Christmas Abbott, 33, is the epitome of strength: The</i> <i>CrossFit and Olympic weightlifting competitor, Nascar pit crew member, and</i> <i>author of</i> The Badass Body Diet <i>got into fitness to relieve stress while working at a</i> …

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

<b>Do a Nighttime Workout</b><br>You know that sweating can help you drop pounds, but you may think that exercising too close to bedtime can keep you up at night. Luckily, that's not true; a 2013 survey from the National Sleep Foundation found that active people are 56 to 67 percent more likely to say they …

Environmental groups, EPA at odds over lasting effects of river spill

Local citizen and conservation groups are at odds with the Environmental Protection Agency and some scientific observers as both sides evaluate the severity of the yellow-stained waters flowing through three Southwestern states.<p>The spill of three million gallons of contaminated Colorado mine water …

Pollution

GPS Trackers In Fake Elephant Tusks Reveal Ivory Smuggling Route

Some 30,000 African elephants die each year as a result of poaching, and many of their ivory tusks wind up hundreds or thousands of miles away. Investigative journalist Bryan Christy wanted to track the route of the poached tusks, so he commissioned a taxidermist to create two fake ivory tusks, …

Wildlife

Octopus Genome Offers Insights Into One Of Ocean's Cleverest Oddballs

Scientists have just sequenced the first genome of an octopus, and it was no trivial task.<p>"The octopus has a very large genome. It's nearly the size of the human genome," says Carrie Albertin, a biologist at the University of Chicago.<p>As technology to sequence DNA has gotten faster and cheaper, …

Biology

4 Things That Affect Weight That Have Little to Do With Food

<i>By Nirvana Abou-Gabal</i><p>Many people seem to think of weight management as an equation of calories in minus calories out. The food we eat is factored against the energy burned while exercising and going about one's daily life. An excess of calories going into the body results in weight gain, a deficit …

This Is the Worst Kind of Fat for Your Heart

As confusing as the diet message can be at times, one thing is clear. There are good fats and bad fats in the foods we eat, and some can really wreak …

Why You're More Likely To Be Killed By a Bee Than a Bear

Our fear of bear attacks is far greater than the actual risk of being mauled or killed, experts say.<p>The fatal grizzly bear attack on a hiker in Yellowstone National Park last week is a tragic yet also extremely rare event, experts say.<p>On Monday, park officials released the hiker's identity as …

Alkaline Diet: What Is It And Will It Help You Lose Weight

The premise of the crazy-popular alkaline diet is that keeping your body's level of acidity at a seven on a scale of zero (extremely acidic) to 14 (extremely alkaline) turns you into a fat-burning machine. Alkaline-obsessed dieters claim that eating acidic food throws off your body’s pH level, …

Understanding EPA's Clean Power Plan

The Clean Power Plan announced by President Obama on August 3rd sets the first-ever limits on carbon pollution from power plants, the nation's largest source of the pollution driving dangerous climate change. We are already seeing the impacts of climate change in extreme weather, drought, …

Clean Technology

Zebras' stripes 'do not protect them from predators'

Zebras' stripes do little to protect them from predators, reigniting the age old mystery of why they have evolved to have such distinctive markings<p>Stripes do little to protect zebras from predators, reigniting the age old mystery of why they have evolved to have such distinctive markings.<p>It was …

11 Super Simple Dinner Swaps That'll Help You Lose Weight

No cookbook necessary.<p><i>This article was written by Emily Bibb and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Rumor has it that it takes a lot of extra work to cook up a healthy meal—not true! Without dieting or sacrificing taste, we have simple tips, tricks, and swaps that will easily lighten …

Forget Diets, Weight Loss Is About Hormones: An Interview with Jon Gabriel

<i>Jon Gabriel tipped the scales at more than 400 pounds before a life-changing event motivated him to make different choices. He eventually lost more than 200 pounds with a holistic, diet-free, and stress-free approach.</i><p><b>Omega:</b> You work with many chronic dieters--in fact, you used to be one yourself. …

11 Foods Nutritionists Always Keep in their Refrigerators

Add these to your grocery list, stat.<p>It's no secret that it's easier to eat healthier when you stock up on nutritious foods—which is why we went to the experts, a group of registered dieticians, to find out what they keep on-hand at all times in their refrigerators. Add these to your shopping list …

101 Greatest Running Tips

It can be tough to stay motivated—especially when you're tired or the weather sucks. But we've got 101 reasons why you can't quit—from our friends at Runner's World<p>"Stop fighting it!" That's what a fellow marathoner yelled at me years ago in the middle of a very windy out-and-back marathon. "Don't …

z redirected 5 Foods with More Potassium Than a Banana

Turns out it isn't the only food packed with this powerful nutrient.<p>Potassium is a crucial nutrient, playing key roles in muscle strength, nerve function and heart health. And if you don't get enough—4,700 mg a day—it could lead to a deficiency, complete with fatigue, muscle cramps, heart …

Nutrition

An All-Squat Workout for a Lower-Body That Just Won't Quit

Exercise 1 Zercher Squat<p>Wrap your arms around the bar—which should should be heavy enough to make the last two reps of each set difficult but allow you to keep your form—and hold it in the bend of your elbows, with your elbows shoulder-width apart. Stand tall, and place your feet slightly wider …

Coffee in crisis: The bitter end of our favourite drink?

Drought, flooding, disease - climate change is already threatening the source of our caffeine fix. Are we facing the end of coffee as we know it, asks David Robson.<p>As we sip our lattes and espressos and read the daily headlines, climate change can seem like a distant threat. But travel a few …

Coffee

Teenager controls HIV infection without drugs for more than 12 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> A French teenager infected at birth with HIV has shown the ability to control levels of the infection in her body -- without being on antiretroviral treatment.<p>The finding provides new hope that a "functional" cure for HIV -- where the virus is brought down to low levels but not eradicated …

Public Health