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Here’s Why It’s Way Harder for You to Lose Weight Than It Is for a Dude

Plus, four tips to level the playing field.<p>Weight loss is hard…unless you’re a guy.<p>Women cut calories, count grams of sugar, overhaul their diets, work out daily, and can still struggle to achieve a healthy weight. Men can practically just think about chicken breasts and broccoli—and the fat melts …

Can You Control Weight Gain in Menopause With Supplements?

During menopause your body slows down production of estrogen and other sex hormones, which could cause you to gain weight. You may be able to prevent …

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

14 Crock Pot Recipes for Weight Loss

Summer may have been all about the bloat-busting smoothies and healthy frozen desserts, but with sweater weather upon us, it’s time to dust off the …

Food

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

What Each Myers Briggs Type is Like As a Parent

Everyone has their own unique parenting style, and even the best parent is not perfect. Here is how each type might behave as a parent.<p><b>INFJ- The</b> …

Parenting

Miranda Devine: Perth electrical engineer’s discovery will change climate change debate

A former climate modeller for the Government’s Australian Greenhouse Office, with six degrees in applied mathematics, Dr Evans has unpacked the …

Here are some of the most mind-blowing facts about the universe

<b>Between the beautiful supermoon last week and Nasa's announcement that strong evidence of flowing water has been discovered on Mars, many of us have</b> …

9 Struggles Only Introverts Can Relate To

In a world that often leads us to believe that extroversion is the norm, it’s not always easy to be an introvert. You may feel like you’re the only …

Introverts, Extroverts, and the Complexities of Team Dynamics

Let’s start with a short personality test. For each of the following dimensions, indicate the extent to which each of the following words describes you, with a 5 indicating “very much so” and a 1 indicating “not at all”: assertive, talkative, bold, not reserved, and energetic. Now sum up your …

Sauna: The Hottest Therapy for Heart Disease

I am an integrative cardiologist and I search the medical literature for therapies for heart disease that compliment or replace conventional practice. One of the therapies that I have learned from my Japanese colleagues is the powerful role of sauna therapy for heart patients. In fact, the data …

Medical Research

How much do people differ – a quick overview of 5 personality models

People differ – that’s a fact. Diversity in a group of people working together is good – it inspires innovation and creativity – different people …

Real Paleolithic people went to great lengths to eat carbs

If you need more evidence that the logic behind the Paleo diet is flawed, look no further than this new study showing that ancient Europeans went to great lengths to process and cook carbs.<p>Today's Paleo acolytes avoid grains, cereals, legumes, and other carbohydrates, favoring meats, nuts, and …

Nutrition

Does Milan Kundera Still Matter?

The Czech writer’s new novel The Festival of Insignificance sees a new specter haunting Europe: a decadent and dying culture.<p>I was in high school in 1980, when Milan Kundera’s <i>The Book of Laughter and Forgetting</i> was translated into English from his native Czech, and I can still remember the …

Baked Avocado Recipe for a Healthy Breakfast

If you’re looking for a healthy breakfast, you’ll want to bypass much of the traditional fare in the US. Cereal, bagels, pancakes, waffles, muffins, …

Inflammatory Claims About Inflammation

We all appreciate the elegance of simple solutions to complex problems. But we know too that simplicity can often masquerade as truth, hiding a more nuanced reality. Such is the case with inflammation, where pseudoscience, exaggerated claims, false promises, and dangerous oversimplification have …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Vitamin D Supplements May Aid Weight Loss For Obese And Overweight People, Study Finds

If you're trying to kickstart weight loss, getting a healthy dose of vitamin D could help.<p>That's according to a new study that has found taking …

Books to help you answer big questions about yourself

Why in the world did I do that? How can I do better? Chances are you’ve asked yourself these questions at least once today. To understand how your …

13 International Crock-Pot Recipes That Are Out of This World

I'm sick of eating the same old Crock-Pot recipes week after week. So, I've decided to mix things up with some fix-and-forget international cuisine — …

Cooking

Melting Arctic ice changing weather patterns, scientists say

Scientists are warning of an increasing environmental chain reaction as the melting of Arctic ice hits a new record this year.<p>This winter, the ice at …

Dissecting Stress: ‘The Greatest Myth Is That Stress-Free Living Exists at All’

This past year a friend pointed out that my last name rhymes with <i>anxiety</i>. I’m not sure how the similarity had escaped me all these years, but it made …

To All The Girls Who Struggle With Body Image

You are not alone. Please try to find comfort in this fact.<p>Insecurity happens. We live in a world that encourages us to compare ourselves to others …

How to Treat Anxiety and Depression

The health benefits of probiotics and probiotic supplements have been documented by many researchers and health experts. Probiotics, also known as …

Immune System Drugs Melt Tumors In New Study, Leading A Cancer Revolution

The 49-year-old woman had had three melanoma growths removed from her skin, but now the disease was spreading further. A several-centimeter-sized growth under her left breast went deep into her chest wall. Some of the tissue in the tumor was dying because of lack of blood flow.<p>Doctors at Memorial …

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

Literature