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These Are the Best (and Worst) Foods for a Healthy Brain

When I think about my long-term health, keeping my body and skin in good shape is certainly important, but making sure my mind stays sharp is …

Nutrition

Feast Your Eyes on 14 HEALTHY Cookie Dough Recipes

Dessert

MCT Oil Boosts Energy, Increases Metabolism & Balances Blood Sugar. So Why Aren't More People Using It?

Our brain, hormones, and immune system need healthy fats from the foods we eat to thrive. The trillions of cells that our bodies are made of depend …

Nutrition

I Haven't Touched My Foundation Since I Started Using This Redness-Reducing Cream

Four jars later, and I can confidently say that this on-a-whim checkout-line purchase does exactly what it promises.<p>Real talk: my skin isn’t great. …

Skin Care

The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

Spirituality

Make This Exact Smoothie If You Want to Lose Weight

Whether you're new to the smoothie-making scene with a barely-out-of-the-box NutriBullet in your kitchen or your blender has hundreds of smoothies …

Fitness

Remote Italian Village Has Over 2,000 Residents That Are Living Past 100 Years Old

The elixir of life may very well exist in a small Italian village called Acciaroli located south of Naples and the Amalfi Coast. While known for its quiet fishing villages, beautiful historic buildings, rolling hills and dramatic coastlines, Acciaroli is also home to an unusually high number of …

Amalfi Coast

Hebrew U. researchers show which foods prevent, promote dementia

Among the foods proven to prevent dementia are: blueberries , healthful fats, nuts and fish.<p>Blueberries. (photo credit: INGIMAGE)<p>Foods can determine …

Holistic Medicine

How to Accept Yourself, Your Life, And Your Reality

You''ll never be able to create the right reality if you aren't willing to let the wrong reality go.<p><b>Accepting the reality</b> of your life sounds like it should be easy enough. But many, many people <b>hold to a different version.</b> It may be based in regret, disappointment, denial, or just <b>waiting for</b> …

Self-improvement

Crispy Parmesan-Crusted Pancakes Are My New Cauliflower Rice Obsession

Now the base of pizza crusts and tater tots, cauliflower has proven its versatility time and time again. When grated or processed into “rice,” it …

Recipes

A dermatologist shares her 6 go-to anti-aging products to stop wrinkles before they appear

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>This face mask is packed with antioxidants that help firm your skin. Nordstrom<p>While most of us will skate through our 20s with little to no …

Skin Care

Julius Caesar Revealed, review: ancient Rome isn't so dry and dusty in the hands of Mary Beard

Mary Beard has a particular talent for reflecting upon ancient history with an eye to our own times. Her engaging and accessible <b>Julius Caesar Revealed</b> (BBC One) was full of entertaining nods to the modern world (among them amusingly Trump-ean references to how Caesar was the original “comb-over …

Ancient History

5 of the Prettiest Tiny Villages to Visit in England

Picturesque, Historic and Nostalgic: The Pretty Villages of England<p>The back roads, byways and country lanes of England are still dotted with pretty …

Devon

The security gadgets and apps you need to keep your information safe

Protect your information.<p>With new data breaches constantly making headlines, you know about the need to secure your online accounts. But hackers aren't the only threat to your personal information. Burglars could steal sensitive papers from your home, snoopers could raid your trash, and companies …

Information Systems

30 Days of Mediterranean Diet Dinners

The Mediterranean Diet— loaded with fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and olive oil— is one of the world's healthiest styles of eating. Here …

Healthy Eating

Heal Your 'Metabolism Gland' and Lose 45 Pounds This Month

You’ve probably heard that going low-carb can do great things for your waistline. Now there’s exciting evidence it can also do great things for your …

Nutrition

Make This Greek Avocado Chicken Salad and Eat It All Week

Chicken salad and tuna salad are tried-and-true lunch staples. I don't think there was ever a time that I went to my grandparents' home and opened …

Healthy Eating

Mind diet: Medical researchers reveal new eating plan to combat cognitive decline

A new diet created by scientists may help slow cognitive decline in stroke survivors.<p>Called the MIND diet (short for Mediterranean-DASH Diet …

Diets

These Are the Best Vitamins for Concentration, According to Experts

We've all been there. It's 3:45 p.m., our stomach is rumbling, our sheets and Netflix account are (already) beckoning, and our attention span is …

Wellness

21 Genius Uses for Trader Joe’s ‘Everything But the Bagel’ Seasoning

Are you as obsessed with Trader Joe’s “Everything But the Bagel” ($2) seasoning as I am? It’s a magical combination of salt, garlic, onion, poppy seeds, and two kinds of sesame seeds, and when it hit shelves earlier this year people went nuts for the stuff. I mean, how could you not?! As a kid, I’d …

Recipes

Bob Harper Says If You Do These 4 Things, You're Guaranteed to Lose Weight — and Keep It Off!

Celebrity trainer, author, and <b>The Biggest Loser</b> star Bob Harper has been helping celebrity clients and TV contestants lose weight for decades, but recently he's made some powerful changes to his approach, both personally and professionally. Chiefly among those, he shifted from a Paleo diet to a …

Fitness

We Asked 8 Derms What They Use To Fight Wrinkles—And They All Said The Same Thing

BRB, stocking up right away.<p>When we recently asked a group of top dermatologists how they treat and prevent wrinkles on their own faces, we were floored to get the same answer from all eight of them: retinoids.<p>"Retinol is the single best-studied ingredient in fighting skin aging," says Joshua …

Skin Care

Curried Chicken and Rice Soup

Combine the chicken, carrots, bay leaf and a pinch of salt in a medium saucepan. Add 3 cups broth and bring to a boil; immediately reduce the heat to …

Recipes

You’ve Been Making French Toast All Wrong (Here’s How to Do It Right)

A plate of perfect French toast—crispy round the edges, custardy in the center, and capped off with an amber kiss of maple syrup—is a thing of …

Oprah Winfrey’s 9 best pieces of career advice

When Oprah Winfrey speaks, she can command a room to listen. Many of us were reminded of her oratory powers when she received the Cecil B. DeMille …

This Is the Surprising Type of Food That Fights Inflammation

Inflammation can cause everything from bloating to weight gain, disease, sleep issues, headaches, and more. After learning that fact, it's quite …

Wellness

What to eat to prevent Alzheimer’s

If you’re misplacing your keys, forgetting names and struggling to concentrate, it might already be too late, says Dr. Steven Masley.<p>That’s why …

This Light-as-Air Conditioner Will Be A Hero For Thin Hair This Winter

<i>This article originally appeared on Southern Living. For more stories like this, visit southernliving.com.</i><p>It seems thin-haired women are often left …

49 Weird But Genius Items Most Added To Amazon Wish Lists

If you've spent any time on Facebook lately, you've probably seen those videos of strange but trendy products — stuff like adhesive bras, painful …

Skin Care