Iliana Valeva Peresterova

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The most common cause of disability is a condition as old as time itself. But is the industry that has built up around scans, injections and opioids a waste of time?<p>My alarm went off one morning about 18 months ago and I woke up to realise I was in agony. It was my back. I tried moving, I tried …

Pain

I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 p.m. and It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

Nutrition

Turmeric And Honey Mixture - An Elixir For Life

A mixture of turmeric and honey can be argued as a true elixir of life as it can cure a cold, cough, acne, sore throat even can use as a face mask.<p>It …

20 Happiness Tips Therapists Want You to Know

We take self-care pretty seriously around here, researching what that word means around the world, how celebs create realistic wellness routines, and …

Wellness

Seven (or more) things you didn't know about your brain

The brain — the central "control unit" of our bodies, repository of memories and emotions. Throughout history, philosophers have believed that the …

The Brain

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

Privacy

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it.<p>Related: Why have we …

Facebook

Why are my teeth yellow? 4 reasons and what to do about them

A smile is often the first thing we notice in a person, which probably explains why we're all looking for quicker and more effective ways to get our …

Wellness

You may be a genius if you can answer these 12 science trivia questions people always get wrong

7 brushing mistakes you're making that are harming your teeth

If brushing your teeth twice a day is not part of your regular routine, you better make some changes, and quick.<p>Poor dental habits such as making mistakes while brushing your teeth can lead to tooth decay, gum disease, and, of course, the dreaded bad breath.<p>We talked to Srinivas R. Myneni, DDS, PhD …

Cleaning

Why Inflammation in Your Mouth May Raise Your Risk of Cancer

Women with gum disease are 14% more likely to develop cancer than those with healthy teeth and gums, according to a study published in <i>Cancer</i> …

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

The science of why human breasts are so big

Breasts come in different shapes and sizes, but there's one thing they all have in common: They are unique to humans. More than 5,000 mammalian species inhabit this planet. Yet Homo sapiens are the only life forms with permanent breasts. Some may call this human anomaly sexy, but it also raises the …

The Greatest Works of Russian Literature Everyone Should Read

There are certain books that are always on lists of “books you must read” and the like, and these books are generally two things: old and complex. …

Literature

11 small things that will make you instantly more employable

January has a reputation for being the most popular time of year for people to job hunt. After using the Christmas break to reflect on life, then being hit by the January blues, it's not exactly surprising that job searches are at a high during at this time of year.<p>The problem is: everyone's doing …

Employment

How to Discipline Stubborn, ‘Unpunishable’ Children

You might not be able to control their behavior, but you do have control over what they learn.<p>Parents of strong-willed children have a unique set of …

Fruits and vegetables you should never eat raw — and the ones you should

Depending on how we prepare our favourite vegetables and fruits, some can lose their nutrients if they are cooked for too long.<p>“The best methods for …

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

Incredible.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a 2017 clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet that the condition can …

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How to answer the interview question, 'What are some of your leadership experiences?'

Regardless of whether you're applying for an internship or a senior level position, hiring managers always want to know the leadership qualities and …

Employment

Scientists have discovered this drug fixes cavities and regrows teeth

Goodbye, Fillings<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called Tideglusib. Developed …

Why You Shouldn't Charge Your Mobile Phone Overnight

You may already have heard the warnings: Don’t overcharge your mobile phone. Make sure you unplug it from the charger after it reaches 100%. Don’t …

How a bowl of porridge could help you fight off cancer

Eating a simple bowl of porridge every day could transform the health of the nation, in one single step, says Chris Seal, professor of food and human …

Breakfast

Daily Habits That Kill Your Metabolism

We’ve talked about ways to boost your metabolism but what about diet mistakes and habits that slow it down? You may think you are revving up your …

5 Spicy Pilates Moves That Will Transform Your Body in 30 Days

Whether you’re going to classes multiple times a week or you’re just beginning to dabble in fitness, pilates is a physical activity for anyone wanting to tone and gain strength quickly. If you’ve never tried it, pilates is a mix between yoga, stretching, and aerobics; it focuses on flexibility, …

Yoga

Alcohol and Medication: These Are the Medications You Should Never Mix With Alcohol

Recently, <i>Bachelor</i> and <i>Bachelor in Paradise</i> contestant Corinne Olympios spoke to <i>Good Morning America</i> about the dangers associated with mixing alcohol …

Now I'm in my 50s, young men want to date me: Welcome to the world of WHIPS

I’m in the Apple Store, praying to Steve Jobs that my laptop can’t be fixed. Because the last image on my screen as it died was an obscene selfie sent by a beautiful young man. And the last thing I need is it popping up in front of an IT guy.<p>Please don’t judge me. This is what happens to your inbox …

Relationships

How sleep helps us to remember and forget at the same time

Can we both learn and unlearn while we sleep? A new study suggests that we can. Both processes occur during different phases of sleep, the research …

The Brain

Juicing Is Bad for You and the Earth

Pulverizing food until all the nutrients have been squeezed out is a dangerous fad. There’s a reason we’ve been cooking what we eat for several …