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5 natural sleep aids

Sleep restores us. And not getting enough of it can put us at greater risk of heart disease and cancer. Sleep even makes us smarter. Yet researchers are finding that more than 10 percent of the population is chronically sleep deprived.<p>If you're having trouble slipping into—and remaining …

30% Of Prescribed Antibiotics Aren’t Necessary, Study Finds

A little more than a year ago, the White House set an ambitious new goal for the country: Cut the unnecessary use of antibiotics in outpatient …

Bar of dark chocolate a day boosts athletic performance, say sports scientists

Eating a bar of chocolate a day might not seem the obvious diet for athletic greatness, but a new study shows it can significantly boost performance.<p>Scientists at London’s Kingston University asked nine amateur cyclists to eat a 40g bar of dark chocolate each day for two weeks and then measured …

Avocados Can Fix Your Anxiety and Your Instagram

Science!<p>Decades of research and your mom, probably, will tell you <i>not</i> to eat just because you're nervous or sad or stressed. But! New research indicates that a good diet can in fact ease anxiety.<p>As Dr. Uma Naidoo writes for Harvard Health, "In addition to healthy guidelines such as eating a balanced …

Nutrition

Foods And Drinks That Energize You Just As Much As Caffeine

By: <i>Jacqueline Aizen</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Ivan Dervisevic</i><p>Still chugging those grande lattes and downing energy drinks to keep you from crashing at your desk? Well, caffeine can deliver a temporary buzz, but it won't provide the long-lasting energy your body craves. As it wears off, fatigue settles in, …

38 nutrition experts tell us what they eat for breakfast

Breakfast has its own month in America, but we think the most important meal of the day should be celebrated around the world.<p>Study after study shows …

Breakfast

Antoine Demoitié's death should be a wake-up call for cycling's crowded races

June 1950. The French national championships is coming to a climax at the autodrome at Montlhéry, a banked concrete oval 30km outside Paris. Camille Danguillaume, winner of the 1949 Liège–Bastogne–Liège, is part of a three-man breakaway going into the final circuit, hoping to climb one step higher …

Cycling

Science Explains Why You Can’t Stop Eating Potato Chips

In a new study, salt made people eat 11% more food and calories.<p>You might think fatty foods are delicious, but fat alone isn’t actually very …

Air Force Veteran Becomes First American Convicted By Jury of Trying to Join the Islamic State | VICE News

On Wednesday, US Air Force Veteran Tairod Pugh became the first American to be convicted of trying to join the Islamic State by a jury of his peers.<p>After a week-long trial in Brooklyn federal court, the jury found Pugh, 48, guilty of attempting to provide material support to a designated terrorist …

Eating This Way Can Improve Heart Health

Scientific evidence continues to mount that mindfulness is a fount of health and wellbeing. Recent research finds that mindfulness meditation—a …

Puberty, growth spurts, acne, after-school sports — all affect what kids should eat

Most parents expect their role to change as their kids hit their teen years. But many don’t realize quite how much their children’s age affects the way they need to be fed.<p>Countless wonderful transformations occur inside the bodies of tweens and teens, and many directly affect the way they eat or …

Nutrition

Smart Bandage Signals Infection by Turning Fluorescent - MIT Technology Review

Bacterial infection is a fairly common and potentially dangerous complication of wound healing, but a new “intelligent” dressing that turns …