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'Best diets' ranking puts keto last, DASH first

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're a fan of the "fat-burning" keto diet, you'll be fired up about its ranking in the 2018 list of best diets from US News and World Report: It's tied for last, along with the relatively unknown Dukan diet.<p>Both stress eating a ton of protein and minimal carbs, putting the dieter into …

Nutrition

8 Proteins You Should Start Eating in 2018 For Weight Loss, According To Nutritionists

Limiting yourself to “diet” food like salad won’t actually help you lose weight because everyone needs to eat protein. “Think about eating a salad …

4 Proteins Experts Say You Should Eat Every Day To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

Protein is an important part of everyone’s diet. It gives us energy, ensures your body feels fuller longer and prevents mindless snacking during the …

4 Reasons People Procrastinate and a Cure for Each One

With the ever-increasing barrage of distractions, the percentage of people suffering from serious procrastination issues is on the rise.<p>Almost everyone procrastinates from time to time, but <i>Psychology Today</i> has stated that an alarming 20 percent of people are <i>chronic</i> procrastinators. Worse, with the …

6 Honest Mistakes That Can Get You Fired

There are so many things that can get good, hard-working people fired. Honest mistakes often carry hard-hitting consequences. A recent study from the ePolicy Institute surveyed more than 300 companies and found that a third of them have fired employees for the misuse of company technology.<p>Companies …

11 things to give up if you want to be a millionaire

According to self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, almost anyone has what it takes to become a millionaire.<p>"Like most things in life, becoming good at …

12 Habits of Highly Effective Entrepreneurs

The most important factor determining success or failure is how much value you get from what you do every day.<p>There are several small, but key commitments, effective entrepreneurs practice in their daily routine which help them to stay a cut above the rest. When it comes to success, these types …

These foods will boost your mood and make you happy

Americans discuss food in emotional terms: It can be a comfort, a reward, a guilty pleasure, a bit of nostalgia.<p>For years, researchers have treated what we eat as a role player in our emotions and science has proven what we put in our mouth affects what comes out of our head.<p>The "gut-brain axis," …

Time Management

Neuroscience Says Doing These Activities Will Help Keep Your Brain More Focused

With technology ruling our lives, you can reset your overstimulated brain during the day with these excellent tech-free activities.<p>Technology has made life so much easier and more convenient. I was literally speechless the first time I deposited a check to my bank from my smartphone.<p>But technology, …

Oxford Dictionary

The psychology of the to-do list – why your brain loves ordered tasks

Studies have shown that people perform better when they have written down what they need to do. What makes the to-do list such an effective productivity tool?<p>Almost everyone struggles with getting stuff done. But some of us struggle with the stage before that: just figuring out what it is we need …

Time Management

How much should I work out?

Whether you want to put on size, cut down and get lean, add strength, or just maintain, the amount of times per week that you train can be a direct …

How to Increase Your PRs with Explosive Warm Ups

Performance is one of the most important aspects when it comes to making progress.<p>If your training performance is routinely subpar, then the progress …

Bodyweight Exercise

Apparently, you can only claim to be fit if you can pass these seven tests

You might think that you’re pretty fit.<p>You work out regularly. You eat well. You always manage an early morning sprint for the approaching bus.<p>But …

Secrets of two-hour marathon men may alter running for ever

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge came within 26 seconds of running’s holy grail<p>On his website you can learn many things about Andrew Jones, professor of applied physiology at the University of Exeter. You can read that he is the author of more than 220 research articles, chiefly to do with human endurance, …

Ten body-shaping secrets from male cover models

Sorry to disappoint you but, no, those guys on the covers of men’s health and fitness magazines are not just pub-dwelling darts throwers cleverly photoshopped into muscle-bound superheroes. Yes, a smear of fake tan, a liberal coating of oil, and a flattering lighting set-up can maximise the …

Fitness

The Detox workout plan 2.0

One, two, three too many. We've all been there.<p>Truth is: Alcohol is a diuretic, and diuretics cause dehydration. Dehydration reduces protein …

Exercise

​4 Things I Discovered After Forcing Myself to Run Every Morning

It turns out that getting up early can have some surprising benefits.<p>Though it goes counter to the preferred doctrine, I tend to thrive on less than eight hours of sleep. I’ve been a night owl most of my existence, and usually only get five to six hours of shuteye. But I’ve never really worried …

10 Space-Saving Items That Turn Your Home or Apartment Into a Mini Gym

As nice as it is to take a class at the gym or go for a run, sometimes you just want to squeeze in a quick workout in the comfort of your own home. …

Bodyweight Exercise

4 Drink Recipes That Boost Your Metabolism

From smoothies to juice and even water, there are certain drinks that can help speed up your metabolism. Find out the exact recipes for …

Wellness

The single best type of exercise for your brain, according to scientists

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including two new studies published this spring, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period of time — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, overwhelmingly beneficial impact on …

The Brain

30 Things About Life Everyone Should Learn Before Turning 30

This is the first big milestone.<p>Life is full of lessons. Some lessons are learned in an instant--like when you touch a hot stove. Others take time to fully understand--for example, what it truly means to be in love. But regardless of the size of the lesson, there are 30 important ones everyone …

Self-improvement

Once you implement these 25 tips, your life will improve in 100 days

When it comes to achieving your goals and living the life you want, I’m sure you’ve heard enough about “positive thinking” or “positive …

Here's What Real Healthy People Actually Eat For Breakfast

Simple breakfast ideas from pros who need that healthy fuel.

9 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids (If You Want Them to Be Happy and Successful)

Experts warn these common phrases could be harming your kids.<p>When I was growing up, my father would always tell the story of how, in his pre-child days, he vowed never to tell his kids "Because I said so." Having hated the phrase himself, he promised himself he would never use it.<p>Nevertheless, one …

Parenting

15 Quotes From Wayne Dyer That Will Inspire You to Seize Every Second of Your Life

Wayne W. Dyer was one of the most influential spiritual teachers to have ever graced this Earth.<p>Over the four decades of his career, he wrote more …

Motivation

Core strength is key to flexibility, stability

Sure, it’s nice to have six-pack abs. They look marvelous and they may even be useful if you’re a linebacker or an actor with a starring role in the …

10-minute HIIT workout you can do in your living room

Joy Bauer and Dr. Oz kicked off their Drop 10 TODAY plan earlier this week, and to help you stick with it, they filmed a short workout video. It's quick, easy and you can do it in the comfort of your living room.<p>The high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout is comprised of six body-weight …

Why Is Diet Soda So Bad For Your Brain?

You may have heard about results from a pair of studies that hit earlier this month about the effects of sugary and diet drinks on the brain. Part of the results aren’t surprising—the effects of sugary drinks are well studied and the findings are fairly consistent: drinking too much of anything …

Holistic Medicine