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Opinion: 51 things not to do if you want to be better off financially

Today’s financial advice: Just say no.<p>You can probably think of instances when an individual ought to ignore one or two of the suggestions below. …

Why Do Our Minds Wander?

Sometimes the mind wanders. Thoughts pop into consciousness. Ideas or images are present when just a moment before they were not. Scientists recently have been turning their attention to making sense of this.<p>One natural picture of the phenomenon goes something like this. Typically, our thoughts and …

Consciousness

5 Amazing Things That Would Happen When You Log Every Food You Eat

Nutrition

Pineapple Cucumber Detox Water Recipe - Quiet Corner

This delicious Pineapple Water with Cucumber recipe will naturally boost your metabolism and reduce bloat! It’s a great drink to start your day with, …

Weight Loss

Tamra Judge Body: Real Housewives Star Reveals Fitness and Diet Routine - Great Ideas : People.com

<b>Tamra Judge</b> has undergone a total body transformation — and it’s safe to say it took <i>a lot</i> of dedication.<p>In a video with <i>E! News</i>, the <i>Real Housewives of</i> …

Fitness

Is it possible to eat too much fruit?

You've been told since you were a kid how important it is to eat fruit. But is there such thing as too much? As a nutritionist, I've worked with clients on both ends of the fruit-eating spectrum: Some shunned fruit completely due to its carb and sugar content, while others loaded up on fruit …

Nutrition

Losing weight comes down to overcoming 3 main hurdles

Still, while most of us know the basics of healthy living, getting trim is hard work.<p>That's why we recently talked to exercise scientist Philip Stanforth, executive director of the Fitness Institute of Texas and a professor of exercise science at the University of Texas, to find out more about what …

Fish eat plastic like teens eat fast food, researchers say

<b>Young fish become hooked on eating plastic in the seas in the same way that teenagers prefer unhealthy fast food, Swedish researchers have said.</b><p>Their study, reported in Science, found exposure to high concentrations of polystyrene makes perch larvae favour the particles over more natural foods.<p>As a …

Pollution

Sweet Potato Dark Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies - Carrots 'N' Cake

<i>I am proud to partner with</i> <i>North Carolina Sweet Potatoes</i> <i>as an Ambassador and look forward to bringing you more sweet potato goodness this year!</i><p>Sweet …

Dessert

High Fiber Diet Strongly Tied to Healthy Aging

A new Australian study gives us yet another reason to embrace a high-fiber diet — it helps promote “successful aging.” This is defined as the process …

12 Foods Your Vagina Wants You to Eat | Women's Health

Shutterstock<p>For cramping…<p>If your period tends to come with a side of abdominal pain, eat more fish. Cramping during that time of the month is caused by the release of inflammatory compounds called prostaglandins, which help your uterus muscles contract and shed tissue. But the omega-3 fatty acids …

Dietary Supplement May Prevent and Reverse Damage to Aging Brain

<i>Summary: According to researchers, a complex dietary supplement has shows anti-aging properties that appear to prevent, and even reverse brain cell</i> …

Neuroscience

The complete guide to fasting diets

At first, skipping meals, may sound like just another celebrity fad diet. Indeed, Jimmy Kimmel swears by a version of it.<p>But non-celebrities have had great success with brief periods of fasting, also known as intermittent eating. Mark Mattson, a neuroscientist at the National Institute on Aging who …

Nutrition

7 Tips to Save Big Money on Airfare

The sobering reality of airfares is that everyone on the airplane has paid different prices. One person paid $500 for their roundtrip tickets from San Francisco to Shanghai, while you paid $1,500 for the same tickets. So how do you not become the person who paid 3 times more for the same flights as …

Cutting Calories? 8 Strategies to Combat Hunger | Men's Health

On this trip, in the spring of 2003, my friend Roland Denzel needed inspiration and solitude for the decision he was about to make.<p>He was 35, with two young children, and in mourning for his mother who’d just died of lung cancer. He’d gone to Montana to clean out her house, and it was in the quiet …

17 Totally Easy Ways To Sneak Protein Into Every Meal

Get your grams in, one whey or the other.

Healthy Eating