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Paleo’s Latest Converts

What do professional cyclist Dave Zabriskie, ultramarathon runner Timothy Olson, and gold-medal triathlete Simon Whitfield have in common? All of …

Nutrition

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Pepsi-flavored Cheetos on shelves in Japan: Coming to the U.S.?

Pepsi and Cheetos are a natural combo. Anyone who's ever indulged in an after-school snack knows they're made for each other. There's even an I Love Cheetos and Pepsi group on Facebook.<p>The folks at Frito-Lay have caught on too: Pepsi-flavored Cheetos are one of the newest snack flavors to hit …

One Reason We Eat the Whole Thing of Ice Cream When We're Depressed? We Can't Taste It!

Do you turn to sweets and fatty foods when you're feeling down? I know, the sad-lady-eating-all-the-ice-cream is kind of a cliche that you see in basically every romantic comedy, ever—but a lot of us really <i>do</i> seek comfort in high-calorie, sugary foods when we're depressed. And now, a new study is …

Introducing Whistle, a Fitbit for Dogs

Every so often there’s a new gadget or service that makes one question the collective sanity of Silicon Valley and wonder where exactly the seismic …

Shocker: More than 75 Percent of All ‘Honey’ Sold in Grocery Stores contains No Honey At All...

It seems that corporations just can’t leave well enough alone. Even something as natural and historically revered as honey has to be processed until …

Health | Yahoo Lifestyle

Wellness<p>The Mighty<p>Sometimes even doctors aren't aware of how much sleep a person needs, even if they're healthy.<p>Beauty<p>The Zoe Report<p>Gel manicures …

American Cancer Society

How Sleep Deprivation Makes Us Want to Eat Fat

New research shows decreased activity in the parts of the brain that regulate "food desirability."<p>Over the past 30 years many studies have shown that sleep deprivation correlates with gaining weight. How exactly that works in our brains still isn't clear, though.<p>This week adds a small but …

Is Spontaneity the Greatest Danger to Your Weight?

The world is awash in calories. Truly, we've engineered calories (and, more often than not, sugar, salt and fat) into every event of our lives, no …

To Lose Weight, Just Turn Down the Thermostat

Here’s a new way to burn fat: Turn up the air conditioning, strip down to your skivvies, and embrace the deep chill. According to two new studies, by …

Fitness

7 High-Protein Breakfast Ideas

<i>By Melinda Johnson for U.S. News</i><p>Protein tends to be misunderstood. At times, it's flying high on a fad-diet craze, when it seems that half of our population is shunning carbs in favor of a high-protein diet. At other times, protein is forgotten completely, as people order salads with low-fat …

The Ultimate Guide to Vitamins and Minerals

We see cartons of juice and boxes of cereal trumpeting their vitamin and mineral content, but why are these microscopic nutrients so important? From …

Nutrition

The Best Way to Reduce Post-Workout Soreness

Adding this secret ingredient to your pre-workout beverage could help you bounce back from a tough workout faster<p>When you add an extra mile onto your run or decide to lift the heavier weights, you expect to feel the burn the next day—but your post-workout recovery doesn’t have to be so painful: …

Exercise

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Beat these culprits to burn more calories<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, …

Nutrition

More Sleep Makes Your Heart Healthier

When you scope out the most nutritious foods in the grocery store, hit the gym almost every day, turn down cigarettes, and put a limit on the number …

5 Things About Yoga That Just Aren't True (And The Cats To Prove It)

You know, you know. There are <i>so</i> many benefits of yoga: It can relieve stress and anxiety. It can soothe your headaches. It can even make you smarter.<p>But for first-timers, yoga can be absolutely intimidating. Those virtuoso yogis always seem to be balancing on their heads while playing a ukulele in …

Doing THIS With Your Partner Leads to More Sex

A new survey suggests that when couples run together, the benefits extend all the way to the bedroom<p>Want to have more sex with your guy? Just slip into something seductive…like your running shoes. Seriously: Couples that run together may have more sex, according to a recent survey conducted by …

Weightlifting

Doing THIS Helps Keep Your Appetite Under Control

If you think that this healthy habit makes you want to eat more, you’ve got it all wrong<p>You <i>would</i> work out, but you’re pretty sure that it would just make you ravenous afterward—so you’d eat back all the calories you burned. Sound familiar? Well, this news throws that excuse out the window: …

Holistic Medicine

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The star of Breaking Bad opens the doors to his family’s recently completed beach house located just outside of Los Angeles.<p>Where can you find television show inspired memorabilia, vegetables disguised as cutlery, Orson Welles, James Turrell, and more...

Recipe: Mexican Avocado Salad

Armour39 review: a fitness tracker for the wannabe elite athlete

Under Armour has always prided itself on the science and technology that goes into its sports apparel. But, let's be honest, the company could spend four times as much on R&D for a shirt as HTC did on the One, and it would still never generate the same fanfare. Sure, a heart rate monitor and app …

6 Healthy Ways to Elevate a Lean Burger

You’re pretty happy kicking it in jeans and T-shirts most of the time, but every once in a while you don’t mind getting dressed up. In fact, you kind …

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Wellness<p>The Cheat Sheet<p>John McCain's lived with a rare form of brain cancer for longer than many doctors expected. Here's how much time he probably …

A Better Way to Eat Fish

The origins of the healthiest protein on the planet are as murky as some of the waters it swims in. We rarely know where in the world our fish comes …

Aquaculture

Proper Hand-Washing: Only 5 Percent Of Us Do It Right, Study Finds

We do a pretty shoddy job at washing our hands after using the restroom.<p>That's the finding of a recent study in the Journal of Environmental Health, showing that only 5 percent of people wash their hands for 15 to 20 seconds, which is the amount of time the Centers for Disease Control and …

Google’s Latest Search Innovation: Nutrition

On Monday, Google added a new feature to its search capabilities: in-depth and accurate nutrition information.<p>Before this week, if you Googled, “How …

How Yoga Can Help You On the Job

A certain kind of yoga may boost your brainpower, according to a new study. Discover the sequence that can help you get ahead.<p>Every time you speak up in front of your boss, your mind zeros in on all the ways you might mess up. Sound familiar? There’s a simple way to keep your cool: Practicing 20 …

Yoga