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How Is Sperm Produced?

A man’s reproductive system is specifically designed to produce, store, and transport sperm. Unlike the female genitalia, the male reproductive …

Sperm

Six ways to reduce blood pressure – naturally

Having even slightly high blood pressure in mid-life can dramatically increase your risk of dementia in later life, according to a major new study.<p>Researchers from the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm) and University College London (UCL) recently found that the …

High Blood Pressure

Lentils Nutrition Facts

Lentils are an inexpensive, versatile, easy-to-find source of healthy carbohydrates. These disc-shaped pulses make a nutritious base for soups, …

Nutrition

Scientists are figuring out why fasting helps people live longer — and they say a pill may one day trigger the same benefits

Giving your gut a break now and then can deliver huge health benefits.<p>Calorie restriction, a practice adopted by people from Silicon Valley biohackers to Buddhist monks, has been found to have a long list of positive effects. Periodic fasting can help people ward off diseases like diabetes, high …

20 Recipes for People Who Are Obsessed with Mushrooms — Recipes from The Kitchn

I believe I survived my years as a vegetarian because of mushrooms. Their sturdy texture and hefty flavor were such an easy substitute for meat, …

Cooking

Going to a sauna can lower your risk of stroke by 60%

We already know that getting healthy means eating more greens, sleeping longer, and working out more, but a new study found that there’s one …

I Wore These Shoes to Mexico City (and Haven’t Taken Them Off Since)

This weekend, a few members of the Cup of Jo team flew to Mexico City for a quick work trip. It was our first time there, and there was so much to …

How to Get 6-Pack Abs in 12 Weeks

Models featured on fitness magazine covers and in supplement ads wield that standard example of a fit, strong body: the six-pack. Not every fit …

Muscle Mass Begins To Deteriorate In Your 30s, But There’s A Way Around It

There are certain things in life that men can't escape. Taxes is the standard one. Certain death from taking a selfie with a bear is probably …

Exercise

Guys, Here's How to Maintain Muscle and Get Lean

You’re putting in the work at the gym, but your body’s not showing it. You’ve stopped gaining muscle and started putting on an extra layer of fat. …

Nutrition

Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Grits

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:20 minActive:20 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories367Total Fat12 gramsSaturated Fat7 …

Can Intermittent Fasting Actually Improve Your Health? ​

Health bloggers claim that intermittent fasting can boost your immune system. But is that actually true?<p>Intermittent fasting is one of the buzziest diets out there, with celebrities like Chris Hemsworth and Hugh Jackman claiming that it helped them lose weight<br>• Some health experts are suggesting that …

Holistic Medicine

How to Make Ribs in a Slow Cooker in 4 Hours

Spare ribs cook in a slow cooker with moist heat for tender meat that you can cut with a fork. Slow-cooker ribs require little prep time, and do not …

4 Carbs You Can Eat Non-Stop Without Gaining Weight, According To Experts

“Carb” sound like a curse word to people who want to lose weight, but not all carbohydrates are sitting around plotting the expansion of your behind. …

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Thibaudeau's Simple Fat Loss Strategies

3 Tricks, No Calorie Counting Required<p>Big in the Gym, Fat in the Locker Room<p>If you have a decent amount of muscle but a moderate amount of fat …

Dual attack with two existing drugs destroys lung cancer

Breaking research concludes that the use of two existing drugs could successfully treat certain lung cancers. The study delves deep into the …

The DASH Diet Is Great For Weight Loss, So Why Is No One Following It?

Our dietitian busts 4 common misconceptions about the DASH diet—plus why you might want to consider it.<p>The DASH diet often flies under the radar, …

Nutrition

This supplement may promote healthy arterial aging

A small pilot study of older people suggests that taking a daily supplement of a nutrient that is present naturally in foods may improve artery …

Most With Very High Cholesterol Missing Out on Right Meds

MONDAY, March 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Less than 40 percent of American adults with extremely high cholesterol levels get the medications they …

Cancer: How a novel gel could halt its return

Groundbreaking research has revealed a promising strategy to stop the recurrence of cancer, and it comes in the form of a biodegradable gel.<p>Created …

6 Reasons Why Turmeric Is Good For High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is one of the leading ailments that people in India deal with. High blood pressure or hypertension is a condition which can …

Sourdough Starter I Recipe

"A starter good for any sourdough recipe."<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons instant mashed potato flakes<p>3 tablespoons white sugar<p>1 cup warm water<p>2 1/4 …

I'm Sure Your Homemade Lemonade Is Great, but It Could Use Grilled Pineapple

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat a grill pan over medium-high. Add pineapple slices in a single layer, and cook 5 to 6 minutes on each side, until dark char …

The Mediterranean diet is so easy to follow that anyone could do it — but there's one thing you should know before trying it

When nutritionists rank popular diets, the Mediterranean diet often comes out at or near the top.<p>Its well-touted health benefits include everything from improved memory function to a longer life.<p>It's also a favorite among celebrities like Christie Brinkley and Penelope Cruz.<p>The diet includes:<p>Its …

High Blood Pressure Dangers: Hypertension's Effects on Your Body

High blood pressure (hypertension) can quietly damage your body for years before symptoms develop. Left uncontrolled, you may wind up with a …

30 slow-cooker recipes that aren't soup or stew

Whoever said that cooking had to be a time consuming, hands-on task never had a slow-cooker! With a Crock-Pot, slow-cooker, Dutch oven, or Instant …

Slow Cooker French Onion Soup Recipe

"This is a ridiculously easy soup, especially since it cooks in a slow cooker! When it's been simmering all day, you come home to an amazing aroma …