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Why A Journalist Scammed The Media Into Spreading Bad Chocolate Science

Earlier this spring, headlines around the world trumpeted an exciting bit of news that seemed too good to be true: "Eating chocolate ... can even help you LOSE weight!" as Britain's <i>Daily Mail</i> put it.<p>From India to Australia and Texas to Germany, news organizations shared findings published in the</i> …

21 of the funniest Absolutely Fabulous lines of all time

Nothing cheers us up more than looking at the most absurd and funniest Ab Fab quotes ever.<p>And now, after over 20 years, <i>Absolutely Fabulous</i> is coming …

Cycling

What If Americans Ate Like South Africans And Vice Versa?

They switched diets.<p>Twenty South Africans gave up their corn porridge and vegetable stews for burgers and fries.<p>And 20 Pittsburghians sacrificed fast food staples for the low-fat, high-fiber fare that South Africans traditionally eat.<p>Dr. Stephen O'Keefe, a professor of nutrition at the University …

5 Things That Will Always Cause Ingrown Hairs, Torture Our Souls

It seems no matter how careful we are about shaving or waxing, ingrown hairs are inevitable. They cause bumps, redness and worst of all -- they hurt like hell.<p>An ingrown hair occurs when one of two things happen. Either a hair curls and grows back into the skin instead of coming out of the pore. Or …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Scary News About Instant Noodles

Why you might want to curb your ramen intake<p>Who didn't eat ramen noodles multiple times a week during college? Unfortuantely, the habit could come with some serious health consequences: A new study from <i>The Journal of Nutrition</i> shows that consumption of instant noodles—precooked noodle-based meals …

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European Travel

The Plank Workout That Will Tone Your Abs, Sculpt Your Tush, and Strengthen Your Arms

Still doing bunches of crunches? Seriously?<p>We don't like to play favorites, but...for planks, we'll make an exception. "They are, without a doubt, the best core exercise there is," says trainer David Kirsch, who works with Kate Upton and Liv Tyler. The harder-than-they-look poses in this workout …

Our New Celebrity Hairstyle Crush: The Half Bun

Meet the hairstyle that's taking your bun to new heights.<p>The half bun is the sort of magical hairstyle achieved from indecision: hair up or hair down? Bun or top knot? The result is a hairstyle that can be roughed up at the roots for an easy daytime look or slicked back for a high-impact evening …

Why Arctic Monkeys’ ‘AM’ Is The Album Of The Decade So Far

What sort of record could rise above this dislocated half (and a bit) decade? Six years in which the government has striven to vastly widen the gap …

Why the 100,000 genomes project is well worth pursuing

As a clinician with over 17 years’ experience in medical genetics I disagree with Dr David Levy’s assertion that funding the 100,000 genomes project is not worthwhile (Letters, 30 December). In fact the genomics revolution is already upon us. For example, 10 years ago it took over 12 months and …

Counting Calories? You Might Not Want to Trust Food Labels

The Plate<p><b>If your dieting self has ever tried to piece together one whole chip from several fragments to determine what a food label’s “about six chips” looks like so you stay within a 130-calorie serving, this one’s for you.</b><p>Who decided that one ounce of chips is the standard serving anyway? Large …

Nutrition

Top 10: characterful Paris hotels

An insider’s guide to the most characterful places to stay in Paris, including the best hotels for families, couples and singles, with period charm, Seine views and quirky bedrooms.<p>Shangri-La Hotel, Paris<p>Paris, France<p>8 Telegraph expert rating<p>The Shangri-La Paris offers a great view of the Eiffel …

How to maximise your health: Understanding probiotics and antioxidants

A pharmacist looks at the probiotics and antioxidants that can benefit your diet<p><i>Shabir Daya is a pharmacist and the co-founder of online health store Victoria Health.</i><p><b>Take probiotics.</b> Most people have only 50 per cent of the good bacteria we should have in our system. Without healthy gut bacteria …

Great Blue Hole off Belize yields new clues to fall of Mayan civilisation

Research supports theory that drought and climate conditions reduced Mayans from a regional power to survivors abandoning cities to virtual extinction<p>A massive underwater sinkhole surrounded by reefs, caves and sharks has provided archaeologists with clues in the mystery of the fall of the Mayan …

Belize

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

Workouts

8 Surprising Ways You're Slowing Your Metabolism

Fire up your natural calorie burn ASAP.<p><i>This article was written by Paige Greenfield and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>Yeah, yeah, yeah, you've heard it all before—all you need to speed up your metabolism is to build more muscle, drink lots of ice water, and try to spend less time sitting, …

Best of 2014

The best foodie apps

As Waitrose's executive chef predicts food apps playing a larger role in 2015, we give you some of the best that are already available<p>Anybody who's been on the internet lately may have noticed that it is awash with opinions on what we can expect in the upcoming year.<p>Yesterday, Waitrose's Executive …

'Detoxing' has been debunked. Maybe it's time to debunk that | Oliver Burkeman

We live in an age when disagreeing with something too often means we declare it absolutely wrong<p>A few years ago, probably the most irritating thing about New Year’s Day was running into people who couldn’t resist telling you about their January detox plans: how they’d decided to spurn alcohol for a …

Superfoods

How to Get Voluminous, Sexy Hair Instantly

Add some va-va-voom to your luscious locks!<p><i>This article was written by Michael Dueñas and repurposed with permission from Refinery29.</i><p>Transforming thin, fine hair into a voluminous masterpiece isn't easy, but it's far from impossible. Just take the right approach and follow the appropriate prep—it's …

Outlander brings Diana Gabaldon fans flocking to Scotland

Fantasy television show, based on the American author’s bestsellers, was filmed in the Scottish Highlands<p>Last winter, Hugh Allison, the owner of Inverness Tours, dedicated himself to training four new guides in the plot lines, history and mythology of Outlander, one of the most successful TV series …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which causes cancer, scientists find

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response<p>Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research suggesting that eating large amounts of pork, beef or lamb raises the risk of deadly tumours.<p>But …