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Science says there really is a way to get over the common cold faster, and bring it on!

Colds are kind of the worst. You’re sick enough that you feel out of it, but often not too sick to stay home. So often you’re faced with two options. …

Here's What Real Healthy People Actually Eat For Breakfast

Simple breakfast ideas from pros who need that healthy fuel.

How Your Hands and Nails Change in Your 20s, 30s, and 40s

Plus, how you can literally turn back the hands of time…<p>When we think about looking older, usually face wrinkles and grey hairs come to mind. But the area that we often forget about—our hands and nails—transforms the most with time. “Your hands give away your age more than your face because of the …

10 foods nutritionists say they never eat

When it comes to role models for healthy eating, examples are few and far between.<p>Sure, you have that CrossFit-obsessed friend who somehow maintains …

The One Hot Drink You Should Have Every Night For Weight Loss, According To A Dietitian

Everyone looks forward to climbing into bed after a long day for a good night’s sleep. The last thing you want is to be tossing and turning all …

The Coolest Thing to Do in Every Country, Mapped

Travelers have a lot to say about what's worth visiting and what isn't. Recognizing the difference between a tourist trap and what's genuinely cool …

3 Workouts That Burn More Calories Than A 3-Mile Run

Amanda Becker<p>"As much as I adore running outdoors, I've learned that running isn't necessarily the fastest or most effective way to burn calories," says Daphnie Yang, an IISA Certified Personal Trainer and creator of HIIT IT!, an interval-style training workout in New York City. "It's important to …

24 Classic Movies You Can Watch With Your Kids On Netflix

From "E.T." to "The Little Rascals" to "Honey I Shrunk The Kids."<p>Going to the movies can be a hassle for parents, but luckily today you can enjoy a huge selection of great films from the comfort of your couch. And you can get the kids involved, too.<p>Netflix recently shared a collection of beloved …

Entertainment

Fillon France election: Candidate's wife Penelope says she did work

<b>The wife of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon has said that she did carry out parliamentary work for him, for which she was paid.</b><p>"He needed someone that carried out his tasks," Penelope Fillon told a newspaper, rejecting allegations she was paid without actually working.<p>As calls mount …

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Here's How to Avoid Catching Colds and the Flu

Vitamin D—the“sunshine vitamin”—is best known for its role in bone and brain health. But a collection of evidence suggests that it can also protect …

5 foods to help you beat dangerous belly fat

More than 70 percent of adults — ages 20 and older — are overweight, and almost 40 percent are considered obese (having a BMI of 30+; go here to calculate your BMI). Many of us carry this excess weight around the middle; and belly fat is much worse than the fat around your hips and thighs because …

Nutrition

It's Official: A Brand-New Human Organ Has Been Classified

Your body now has an extra organ.<p>Researchers have classified a brand-new organ inside our bodies, one that's been hiding in plain sight in our …

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract and Never Buy Imitation Stuff Again

How to Get People to Say Yes to What You Want, According to Science

Researchers have been studying the art of persuasion for years. Here's what they've found.<p>The ability to persuade others is a valuable skill. It can translate into making a huge sale, convincing people to follow your leadership, getting a raise, or countless other successes in the business realm. …

The Skinny Guy’s Guide: Eating to Gain Muscle

<b>Are you the stereotypical skinny guy struggling to pack on any appreciable amount of muscle mass</b>? If I have your story right it might go something …

Nutrition

Everything you thought you knew about extinction might be wrong

It wasn’t a comet that killed the woolly mammoths.<p>That’s according to two new studies that contradict a widely held theory that a comet (or comets) …

14 Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Leafy greens<p><b>Recipes:</b> Delicious ways with fresh greens<p>Mom was right when she said to eat your veggies, especially deep green leafy ones like kale, …

Nutrition

Astronomy, Charlemagne And The Mystery Of Phantom Time

In my last post, I talked about how historians can help us understand aspects of astronomy, such as the rate at which Earth’s rotation is slowing. The same thing can happen in reverse, where astronomy can confirm aspects of history. Take, for example, the Early Middle Ages, and the theory of …

A New Discovery Is Challenging Einstein's Theory of Relativity

Echoes From a Black Hole<p>Earlier this year, physicists celebrated the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory’s (LIGO) discovery of …

The Health Risks of Brewing Kombucha, and How to Do It Safely

Kombucha is a fermented tea that people enjoy for the taste, but also for probiotic benefits that can support healthier digestion. It’s so popular …

What Really Happens When You Don’t Turn Off Your Cell Phone on a Plane?

<i>Photo: Vesnaandjic/Getty Images</i><p>Originally published by <b>Travel + Leisure</b><p>Cell phone use on planes has been heavily debated as the airline industry …

British Airways

Bizarre Diets That Actually Worked

You don’t have to swallow these weight-loss strategies whole hog. But there’s a little method to the madness of some unconventional meal plans

20+ Soup Recipes to Help You Beat Weight Gain

Winter is the unofficial soup season, I think we can all agree to that. It's bitterly cold, gets dark out by 5 p.m., and typically nothing sounds better than curling up on the couch with a bowl of something warm and comforting, like soup.<p>Whether it's packed with an unforgivable amount of sodium or …

11 Signs Someone Is Lying To You

Are you bad at spotting a lie?<p>New research by Dr. Leanne ten Brinke, a forensic psychologist at the Haas School of Business at the University of …

Body Language

Biology 101 Update: A Cell’s Lysosomes Are More Than Garbage Disposals

The lysosome was once thought of as the trash can of the cell, a dead-end destination where cellular debris was sent for disposal. But a growing body …

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Follow the Healthy Weight Pyramid

Let the Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid be your guide to making smart eating choices. It's pretty simple to use. The goal is to choose most of …

Nutrition

Physicists Just Discovered a Second State of Liquid Water

Wha?<p>It’s one of the most fundamental compounds on Earth, and it makes up roughly 60 percent of the human body, and yet water is turning out to be …

20 Things You've Been Doing Wrong in the Kitchen Your Entire Life

Are you scrambling eggs, making chocolate chip cookies, and measuring pasta the right way? It might not seem obvious, but there are plenty of basic things you could be doing the "wrong" way in the kitchen. There's somewhat of an art to cutting a lime, cooking chicken, mincing garlic, and roasting …

Chocolate Chip Cookies