Heidi Luk

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Why You Should Stop Worrying About Carbs, and Just Eat More Of Them

Carbohydrates may not be as evil as everyone thinks—as long as you eat the right kind<p>Many diets from the past two decades cast carbohydrates as hell spawn sent to fatten you up and destroy you with diabetes. These diets demonized all carbs, from whole grains to fruit, and urged you to exorcise them …

12 science-backed habits to get a better night's sleep

And our bodies might be suffering for it.<p>Whether it is because we're staying up late watching the latest show or lying awake in bed, unable to sleep, about 20% of Americans are sleep-deprived, experts estimate.<p>Rather than suffer through the day feeling groggy, here are 12 science-backed habits that …

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Our Favorite Childhood Movies Taught Us The Wrong Lessons About Equality

Could we have been taking in misleading messages every time we watched <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>? A new study found that kids’ movies not only teach them …

20 Home Decor Cheat Sheets That Will Have You Decorate Like a Pro

Decorating your home can sometimes become a daunting task because you can get lost in measurements, styles and other decor choices. Then you can …

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Don't Sleep

It isn't pretty.<p>Sleep doesn't just feel good, it's a life-saving, necessary human function.<p>Our bodies don't operate normally when we're sleep deprived. Research shows just one night of no sleep can impair movement and focus and destroy your mood.<p>However, as the BuzzFeed video above points out, …

Heartbreaking Photos of an Unbroken Sea of Tires [Exclusive]

Spanish artist Pejac captures images of environmental devastation in a riveting new photo series.<p>The desolate image of environmental havoc above is real—no CGI, no Photoshop, no illusions. It's a simple mixture of art direction and the scourge of human waste.<p>In 2013, Spanish artist Pejac …

How These Educators Approach Mental Health In The Classroom

It's 9 a.m. and a morning circle is about to begin at a school in Toronto's west end. A group of 19 students, ages seven and eight, huddle around and …

Street art at its best: a collection of 20 artworks you shouldn’t miss

No need to go to the museum to see good art, just head out to the streets and you might get a chance to see some great street art. Here are a few …

The Simple Way to Activate More Muscle During Your Favorite Exercises

If you can travel a little farther every rep, you can maximize your strength and muscle gains<p>This total-body muscle-building circuit includes the sumo deadlift, decline pushup, Bulgarian split squat, kettlebell swing, and calf raise.<p>You may have done the standard version of these movements …