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What Vitamins to Take, What to Skip, and How to Know the Difference

Wandering into any conversation about vitamins and other health supplements is wandering into a thicket of hyperbole and half-truths. We're here to …

Wellness

Why a fry-up isn't as bad as we thought: Carbohydrates 'put you MORE at risk of diabetes and heart disease than saturated fat'

• <b>Food laden with saturated fat does not drive up levels of 'junk' nutrient in the blood, research suggests</b>• <b><br>Higher consumption of carbohydrates, not</b> …

The 10 Best Nutrition Tips Ever

Diet advice is a lot like fashion. Trends come -- wedge sneakers, drop-crotch pants, those skirts that are short in the front and long in the back -- and a year or two later they seem hopelessly out of date. But the truly stylish always look smart; you'll never see a photo of Pharrell Williams …

How Airbnb Will Change the Way You Travel

Michael and I have been on the road for over three years now with no fixed address, yet people still ask us where we call home. We finally have a good answer: <i>we live at Airbnb</i>. We don't work for them, nor do we live at their corporate headquarters (although considering their funky new offices in …

Hospitality

A Lack of Bacteria Can Make You Overweight

Genetics and Microbes in Your Gastrointestinal Tract Offer Clues to Metabolism and Obesity<p>Does fat run in your family?<p>Blame your gut bacteria.<p>Researchers at Cornell University have identified a family of microbes called Christensenellaceae that appear to help people stay lean—and having an …

Cornell University

Can Eating a High-Protein Diet Increase Your Metabolism?

But—get ready for a <i>huge</i> silver lining—those who noshed on normal- and high- protein diets (15 and 25 percent, respectively) stored 45 percent of the excess calories as muscle, while those on the low-protein diet (five percent) stored 95 percent of the excess calories as fat.<p>It's unclear exactly how …

Exercise in a bottle is next food frontier for Nestlé | Toronto Star

AMPK’s role is crucial “as energy is needed for all the key physiological processes in the body, from secreting a hormone to moving a muscle and even …

The Quality of Life - Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

How important is self improvement to you? If you’re someone who believes a successful life is filled with continuous growth and learning, to you, …

Happiness

Is low vitamin D deadly? - Futurity

A study of 96,000 Danes adds yet more evidence suggesting a vitamin D deficiency can raise the risk for cancer and death.

Vitamin D

9 New Ways to Deepen Your Relationship Bond

Happy relationships shouldn't be hard work! That's one of the upbeat findings from my landmark study of marriage, which has been following 373 married couples since 1986.[1] Here's more good news for lovebirds: If you're in a happy partnership, married or not, you can keep it that way or make it …

University of Michigan

3 Habits Highly Productive People Do Every Day, Even If They're 'Too Busy'

"Productivity" is such a buzz word these days that hundreds of books, apps and systems have popped up hoping to teach us the magic formula.<p>But at the end of the day, really getting the most out of your life comes down to the fundamentals.<p>Successful people have known for years that to stay …

Time Management

Weight Training: If You Aren't, You Should Be

Have you ever heard of a barbell or dumbbell? If you don't know, they are the scary metal objects Arnold Schwarzenegger embraced so endearingly in the popular documentary "Pumping Iron." When most people think of weight lifting they visualize the imagery portrayed in this film -- oversized …

Exercise

Meet Your New ‘Hot Mugshot Guy’: Sean Kory, Fox News’ Public Enemy No. 1

Move aside, Jeremy Meeks. The Internet is going gaga over a new ‘hot mugshot guy’—only this one harbors a burning hatred of all things Fox News.<p>It …

Amazing Facial Hair Designs from the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships

It's that time of year again! Time to enjoy the results of the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships. For the annual event, men flock to the competition to show off their amazing facial hair designs. The website explains, “From delicate Dali moustaches to anything-goes full beard freestyles …

Men's Fashion

These 11 Charts Show Everything That's Wrong With The Modern Diet

The studies are clear on this ... when people abandon their traditional foods in favor of modern processed foods high in sugar, refined flour, and vegetable oils, they get sick (1, 2, 3). Of course, many things can contribute to these health problems, but changes in the diet are the most important …

Nutrition

The Truth About Calories

If you can’t even <i>remember</i> a time before the word “calorie” was consistently on your radar, it’s for good reason. And, not just because everywhere you …

6 High-Fat Foods You Should Be Eating

Whether we're trying to lose weight or just avoid gaining it, many of us think steering clear of dietary fat is the first step. Rather than cut out all fat, however, we'd be better served if we focused on what <i>types</i> of fat we're getting.<p>The body needs <i>some</i> fat -- just not too much. Fat gives your …

6 Secrets to Staying Sane (and Maybe Even Mindful) for People Who Do Way Too Much

Everyone talks about people having it all, doing it all. There have been plenty of thought-provoking articles and books written about it by everyone from Delia Ephron to Sheryl Sandberg. Not to mention countless posts and responses and retorts about it buzzing around the Internet. But even with …

The Brain

Effects of high-protein vs. high- fat snacks on appetite control, satiety, and eating initiation in healthy women

Abstract<p>Background<p>The purpose of this study was to determine whether a high-protein afternoon yogurt snack improves appetite control, satiety, and …

Ask JJ: Can Intermittent Fasting Help or Hurt Me?

<b>Dear JJ: My functional medicine doc has me doing intermittent fasting twice a week, alternated with a Paleo-type diet the other five. I lost weight at first, but then I developed insomnia. Do you find intermittent fasting helpful or harmful in the long run?</b><p>As its name suggests, intermittent fasting …

Holistic Medicine

‘Good Poop’ Diet Is the Next Big Thing

A new book focuses on gut bacteria as the key to a healthy weight. “Follow your gut” has a whole new meaning.<p>The impact of gut bacteria on our health …

Added Sugar in the Diet

Your body doesn’t need to get any carbohydrate from added sugar. That’s why the Healthy Eating Pyramid says sugary drinks and sweets should be used …

Koch Foundation to College: We’ll Give You Millions—if You Teach Our Libertarian Ideology

It seemed like a generous gift to a university that needed it. Then came the demands for ideological purity—and hand-picked staff.<p><b>This story was</b></b> …

Bacteria in our gut may influence both our physical and mental health

If bacteria in your gut can affect your health, can they affect your brain, too?<p>Researchers are finding more and more evidence that the trillions of bacteria contained in our gut are sending signals to the brain and influencing behavior and cognitive functioning.<p>People in the fields of appetite and …

The Annual Tomatina Festival in Spain

College Must Be More Than Just a Classy Trade School

Booker T. Washington promoted a utilitarian approach to education, while W.E.B. Du Bois argued for a broader, more liberal curriculum. The debate …

How to Change Everything About Your Life in One Year

July 12, 2013 was the last day of my former life. The life where I was a managing partner and the director of events for a big, swanky, successful nightclub. The life where I was glued to my Blackberry and kept three pairs of high heels under my desk for easy access before meetings. The life where …

Motivation

The 10 Healthiest Food Combos Ever

But here's the good news: The top food pairings could make you happier, too. "Combining whole, natural foods regularly, amplifying their health benefits via synergistic effects," says Drew Ramsey, M.D., co-author of <i>The Happiness Diet</i>. "One key reason the happiness diet is so good for the brain is …