Evelyn Mendez

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I tried the ketogenic diet for 30 days. Here's what happened

When patients kept asking this dietitian about the ketogenic diet, she tried it for a month to see how she would feel.<p>As a dietitian, my patients ask about a wide variety of diets. One plan has dominated the inquiries lately: the ketogenic diet. Since I’ve never put a patient on a diet I haven’t …

Nutrition

Pass the sauv blanc to the left: Weed wine is here

Long day at the office? Californians can soon unwind with marijuana-infused wine. The new THC-infused sauvignon blanc comes from Rebel Coast Winery …

Crushing an egg into your coffee sounds disgusting — but it makes an amazing-tasting drink

Crushing an egg (shell and all), whisking it with freshly ground coffee, and boiling the mixture sounds gross. The result looks terrifying, too — like a hideous swamp creature gurgling in your pot.<p>However, the umber-red-colored drink that results, called "egg coffee," is almost free of bitter …

Coffee

10 things you didn't know you can do in Las Vegas

Las Vegas may be synonymous with neon lights and casinos but there is so much more to experience.<p>Here are ten surprising activities that may change …

The 5-Minute Guide on How to Invest in Marijuana Stocks

Do you have a few moments? Interested in marijuana stocks? Here's a brief look at the marijuana stocks available on the market.<p>For those wondering …

It's Official -- the 2018 401(k) Contribution Limit Is Increasing

Savers can put even more money to work for their retirement in 2018.<p>For the 2018 tax year, the IRS has increased the employee 401(k) contribution …

Retirement

A couple paid for two Teslas by sharing them on the Airbnb for cars — here’s how they did it

As Chad Hurin puts it, he's not a car guy. But he is a Tesla enthusiast.<p>Before buying his first Tesla — a Model S 60 — Hurin owned a 2008 Pontiac that he guesses is worth $2,000 at this point. It still sits in his driveway in San Diego, California, flanked by the $68,000 Model S and his wife's …

Tesla

3 steps to figure out how much mortgage you can afford

Generally, the amount a lender will allow you to borrow for a mortgage is the amount at which the monthly loan payments (including principal, interest, property taxes, and homeowners insurance) equal no more than 28% of your gross monthly income.<p>If you have excellent credit, some lenders may allow …

Personal Finance

The Condition That's Quietly Sidelining Female Athletes

The day before the 2010 Dextro Energy Triathlon in Hamburg, Germany, pro triathlete Jenna Parker broke out in hives for no apparent reason. Because of anti-doping rules, she couldn’t take the necessary medication, so even though she was “completely covered in the rash [from the neck down],” she …

Women's Sports

Female CEOs Have a 1 in 4 Chance of Being Targeted by Activist Investors

Indra Nooyi. Ellen Kullman. Meg Whitman. Irene Rosenfeld. What do they all have in common?<p>Each woman runs, or has run, a Fortune 500 company—PepsiCo, …

CEOs

How to Use Your Brain to Control Your Mind

Use the understanding of the right and left brain hemispheres to help you tackle sticky interpersonal conversations at work.<p>As the saying goes, there are are two sides to every story. The story originator, the human brain, is no exception. The human brain is anatomically and functionally divided …

The Brain

Sheryl Sandberg Gives an Emotional Speech About Her Husband's Death at Berkeley Graduation

"Dave's death changed me in very profound ways. I learned about the depths of sadness and the brutality of loss. But I also learned that when life sucks you under, you can kick against the bottom, break the surface, and breathe again."<p>On Saturday, Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer …

Empathy

The FDA finally approved ‘Frankenfish’ — the first genetically modified animal you can eat

The agency also issued guidance for manufacturers who choose to voluntarily label their products as containing ingredients from GMO sources.<p>The FDA regulates genetically engineered animals under new provisions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, because the modified DNA introduced into the …

Organisms

6 Amazing Body Changes When You Give Up Carbs

Simple carbs, such as those found in cookies, candy and chips, are <i>The Bachelorette</i> of the food world. They’ll give you a quick thrill — but you know …

Nutrition