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6 Essential, Natural Supplements for ADHD

1 of 16<p>Supplements for ADHD-Friendly Nutrition<p>Most experts recommend an eating plan full of fruits and vegetables, complex carbs, and some lean …

Yoga Poses to Relieve Gas (So Effective, You'll Want to Be Alone)

You've done the deed. Eaten something you shouldn't have, or too much of everything, and not enough of what you should be eating, and now you're suffering. Get relief from your bloated belly with these yoga poses. Do a few of your faves, or if you're really hurting, follow the entire 12-pose …

Yoga

Why nutritional psychiatry is the future of mental health treatment

A lack of essential nutrients is known to contribute to the onset of poor mental health in people suffering from anxiety and depression, bipolar …

3 Reasons It's Smart to Take Social Security Benefits at 62

If you can swing it, there are some very good reasons to not delay starting to collect Social Security. Here are three -- see if they persuade …

Fish-oil supplements may do more harm than good, UBC researcher finds

Print<p>Groundbreaking research at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus is calling into question the value of fish-oil based supplements …

Mirror neuron activity predicts people’s decision-making in moral dilemmas, UCLA study finds

The research confirms that genuine concern for others’ pain plays a causal role in how people make decisions when they face moral dilemmas.

9 tips for your new Apple TV

The Apple TV ($170 at B&H Photo-Video) may seem like a pretty simple device -- a streamer box that connects to your television and works very similarly to an iPhone ($800 at Cricket Wireless) or iPad ($271 at Amazon.com). In fact, the TVOS operating system is a lot like iOS, but there are some key …

Smart TV

Co-Parents, Please Don’t Pack Your Child’s Suitcase

Co-parenting can be brutal, but one simple and easy act can minimize some of the stress for your child.<p>A little girl stuffs the next few days worth of clothes into a small backpack and waits for her mom to pick her up. Her mom adores her and she adores her mom. She looks forward to this day each …

What Exactly Is Quality Time When Your Kids Are Under Five?

The best ways to get some serious QT in with your little ones...<p>evgenyatamanenko via Getty Images<p>When it comes to spending time with our families, we …

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2017

The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this list all reveal important, timely insights about who we are, what we do and why we do it.<p><b>The Fear</b> …

Books

Changing one simple habit can improve your entire life

Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time.<p>He has won 28 medals in multiple swim categories and still holds several world records even though he has retired. His 80-inch wingspan and flexible ankles make him naturally predisposed to swimming—perhaps even more so than walking on …

Why a massage ball might the best piece of workout equipment you’re not using

Three years into her career, master SoulCycle instructor Charlee Atkins was teaching up to four classes a day at the boutique spin studio. When the …

This Exercise Can Strengthen Your Core and Blow Up Your Biceps

All you need is one set of dumbbells and 10 minutes<p>Trainer Andy Speer, creator of Anarchy Abs, a workout program from <i>Men's Health</i> that will help you build the six-pack of your dreams, is here with a single move that will do double-duty on your arms and abs. The best part? You only need one set of …

Workouts

8 Guilt-Free Alternatives to a Funeral - What's Your Grief

Monday we tackled a reader question about whether it is ‘wrong’ not to have a funeral. Like with so much in grief, there is no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’, …

5 Ways to Reduce Cortisol, the Stress Hormone Responsible for Belly Fat

Cortisol is a big buzz word in the wellness industry today. A natural hormone created by the body, it is most well-known for its role in the stress …

Vegan Zucchini 'Meatballs'

Vegan Zucchini ‘Meatballs’<p><i>Vegan Zucchini ‘Meatballs’- less than 10 ingredients and 20 minutes for a healthy and delicious plant-based meal. Each</i> …

Vegan

Ditch your phone’s default apps for these superior replacements

Upgrade your mobile experience.<p>Settling for the default email, messaging, and browsing apps on your phone? It's understandable—both iPhones and Androids come with slick and powerful programs, which Apple and Google, respectively, make available from the first time you power up your device. But if …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your …

Why the Five Stages of Grief Are Wrong

I like to play a game with the college students in some of my psychology courses. I hold up some juicy prize — a gift card to a local coffee shop, …

There’s new advice on what constitutes high blood pressure

If you’re unsure what your blood pressure levels should be, new advice from the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) may help.<p>For many doctors and consumers, uncertainty arose after the 2015 release of results from a large clinical trial called …

Diabetes

The Nest promises to be the coolest Airstream trailer yet

We’ve known that Airstream has had a sleek, lightweight, and compact new camper in the works for some time, but earlier in the week we finally got …

RVs

17 hidden useful tricks and shortcuts for your new Apple TV

As opposed to older Apple TV models, the latest version can install apps and is a fairly sophisticated computer that hooks up to your TV. Apple calls it "the future of television."<p>You can tell if you have the latest Apple TV by looking at the remote: the new version's remote has a touchpad and six …

Top Secret Weapon Destroys High Blood Pressure

Think you want to retire early? Ask yourself these 10 questions first

Achieving early retirement is a pretty awesome feat. My husband and I are on the verge of it later this year, at the ages of 41 and 38, respectively. …

Retirement

The best and worst states to retire, according to a new study

Based on key factors like cost of living, health care, and weather<p>If you’re the type who dreams about retiring to a little trailer home like this one in Palm Springs, or a community like Margaritaville, a new study lays out other great locations to live out your Golden Years—just in case Southern …

The Best Exercise for Aging Muscles

The toll that aging takes on a body extends all the way down to the cellular level. But the damage accrued by cells in older muscles is especially severe, because they do not regenerate easily and they become weaker as their mitochondria, which produce energy, diminish in vigor and number.<p>A study …

4 reasons to love the Roth IRA

If you earn money, whether in the form of wages, interest, or even gambling winnings, among other things, you are required to pay taxes on that money. And there are very few exceptions to those tax laws.<p>But one particular exception to that rule stands out: The tax treatment of earnings within a …