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The 2 exercises that will keep you fit for life

If you want to live a long and healthy life, make sure to get enough exercise.<p>It will keep your brain healthy and can add years to your life. Researchers have found that many fit older adults have the muscles and bones of people years — even decades— younger.<p>Any exercise is good for you, whether …

Milk bread: How to make the addictive, iconic bread

Bread: it’s one of life’s most simple but greatest pleasures. Bread is always there for you, whether sandwiching together delicious fillings or just …

Tip: The Healthiest Snack Food

Four reasons to eat more of this stuff, including stronger erections and higher testosterone levels.<p>Eat More Popcorn<p>1 – It's better than fruits and …

13 Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes to Fuel Your Whole30 Mornings

If you’re doing a Whole30 reboot for spring, good for you! Hitting the refresh button now will give you increased energy and stamina for long walks and hikes as the warmer weather kicks in. But let’s get down to the nitty-gritty and talk about what you’ll need to fuel those days: breakfast. The …

Breakfast

11 things to give up if you want to be a millionaire

According to self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, almost anyone has what it takes to become a millionaire.<p>"Like most things in life, becoming good at …

How much exercise do I really need?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Between work commitments, family responsibilities, and the stress of everyday life, we have legitimate reasons to fall short of our fitness goals. That's why, for many, the pre-goal should be maximizing the efficiency of your workout regimen.<p>Two and half hours a week of moderate intensity …

The Food Lab: We Should All Eat More Crepes, Starting Now

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Pancakes are simple. They're diner food. They're what you make on a Sunday morning with the kids. <i>Crepes</i> are fancy. They're French-bistro food. They're what you make once a week after your Parisian vacation because …

16 Genius Ways To Use Hard-Boiled Eggs

Time to get cracking!<p>A hard-boiled egg is quite the wonder—high-protein, low-carb, tasty, cheap!—and there are a zillion (okay, 16) heavenly ways to eat one that go far beyond deviled. Read on for our favorite new ways to enjoy hard-boiled eggs, and some tips on how to prepare them just right every …

Healthy Eating

9 Things Richard Branson Says You Should Do to Be Successful and Happy

Branson's approach to making the most of business and life can work for you, too.<p>If you're looking for a model for a fully successful life, it's hard to do much better than Sir Richard Branson. Despite having dyslexia and dropping out of school at 16, he managed to build the Virgin Group into an …

The worst 'healthy' habits you have

The constant flow of new nutritional and medical research sometimes makes it seem all but impossible to know which healthy habits to follow. If a study’s conclusion is embellished or misrepresented it can result in people thinking, for instance, that they should wake up every morning to a shot of …

12 healthy eating hacks nutritionists use every day

In an airport food court recently, a traveler spotted me topping my salad with hummus instead of dressing and said, “I never would have thought of that!” When I told her I was a nutritionist, she said she wanted to follow me around to learn my secrets. My nutritionist friends all have their own …

The 10-a-day diet tested: 'I feel like a sentient composter'

New research suggests that we ought to be eating 10 portions of fruit and veg a day. Stuart Heritage plies himself with the good stuff, and Guardian cook Felicity Cloake judges his efforts<p>Like everyone else in the world, my blood ran cold when I heard that we are now expected to eat 10 portions of …

This superfood could be causing you major bloating

You devote Sunday nights to meal prepping, limit the sugar, and fill your blender with trending ingredients to make the perfect superfood smoothie. …

7 pre-workout foods that boost circulation

What if we told you that one of the most potent, performance-enhancing nutrition supplements is completely natural, cheap and already in your fridge? …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

Meal-Prep 5 Paleo Dinners With Just 8 Ingredients

Calling for delivery or going the restaurant route may sound like taking the easy way out on busy weeknights, but if you’re going Paleo, those may …

Recipes

How Many Avocados Is It Safe To Eat Per Week?

Sadly, the answer is NOT "all of them."<p>It’s no secret that avocados are freaking amazing: They taste like heaven, are technically fruits, and can be enjoyed on toast, in smoothies, with eggs, on sandwiches, and more. When it comes to avocados, the possibilities seem endless.<p>But you can have too …

Nutrition

16 Slow-Cooker Dinners That Are Whole30-Approved

If you've decided to try out Whole30—a restrictive 30-day diet that eliminates all dairy, grains, soy, legumes, added sugars, and processed foods, …

“Super Agers” Have Brains That Look Young

As we get older, we start to think a little bit more slowly, we are less able to multitask and our ability to remember things gets a little wobblier. …

Key to keeping friendships alive different for men and women, scientists say

For women, phone calls can keep long-distance friendships going, but men need to meet face-to-face, study shows<p>Much like a long-distance romance, it can be difficult to keep the spark alive in a friendship with someone living in a different city. Now scientists say they have uncovered the key to …

Kale, quinoa, avocado: Which superfoods are really super and which are a lot of hype?

5 dreamy gadgets that will help you sleep better

If you're having trouble getting some zzz's or simply trying to get better quality sleep each night, look no further. As science has evolved, so have …

Stop losing sleep because of stress and overwork

Feeling frazzled and sleepless in the city that never sleeps? You’re not alone. According to a new study reported on BMJ Journals’ website, 97 …

Time Management

Should I take vitamin D every day?

Although advice suggested people should take supplements during winter, unless you are seriously deficient, the chance of it stopping you catching a cold is minimal<p>It’s not too late to top up on vitamin D if you ignored advice issued last year by Public Health England (PHE) to take supplements. But …

This 20-Minute Kettlebell Workout Will Hammer Every Single Muscle

​Go all-in on this total-body workout to build booming shoulders, wheels of steel, and shred fat<p><b>Trainer:</b> Alexia Clark, personal trainer at Alexia Fitness in Scottsdale, Arizona<p><b>Benefit:</b> When you have less than 30 minutes to hit up a workout, you need something that is going to give you the biggest …

Tip: A Simple Way to Beat Belly Fat

Adjust your diet like this and you'll lose more abdominal fat and build more muscle, even if you keep calories the same.<p>More Protein, Paced …

8 Mindful Lifestyle Changes To Invite Money & Eliminate Debt

Research shows that money is at the top of the list of reasons we stress. According to the American Psychological Association, over 70 percent of …

What Is A Body Toner And Why Should You Use One?

I know people talk about how intense the 10-step Korean skin-care regimen is but, I think, that’s only because they haven’t seen the mad scientist’s laboratory that is my vanity. But while I spoil my face like it’s my beloved only child, I treat my body more like the red-headed stepchild. Recently, …

Skin Care