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Fast-Food Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy

For those times when you need something on the go.<p>Breakfast is important, but so is your schedule—and you have places to be! These healthy picks will fill you up.<p>Subway<p><b>1. Subway</b><br>Build your own! One idea: eggs, avocado, spinach, and tomato on nine-grain bread. <i><br>390 calories, 14 g fat, 670 mg</b> …

The Best Pre-Workout Foods

The Best<p>We've covered what you should eat after working out. But what about beforehand? You need to fuel up properly, because exercising on an empty …

Nutrition

A startup dissolved overnight and laid off its 400 employees via email with no warning

In the middle of the night, a startup that had raised $5.5 million dissolved and disappeared. It deleted its Twitter accounts, Facebook pages, and Google+ profile. It changed its website to say it was "pausing operations."<p>At 1:34 a.m. PT on Monday, Zirtual, a virtual-assistant company, sent an …

The Workplace

8 Ways to Get Great Abs—Without Crunches

Not only can you do crunches everyday for years without seeing any dramatic results, but you can also cause neck and back strain, fitness experts …

Step away from the burger: Why a 'Western' diet is bad for your health

<b>(CNN) —</b> The developing world is seeing rapid urbanization, with more than half of the world's population now living in cities and this figure expected to reach 70% by 2050.<p>But with this progression comes an urban lifestyle -- often meaning less physical activity and the consumption of a "Western" …

Holistic Medicine

A Visual Guide To All Of Those Unpronounceable Ingredients In Processed Food

What do those mystery chemicals actually do? Take a tour of the most common additives to find out how food scientists modify what you eat.<p>If you’ve ever perused an ingredient list and wondered why there’s polyglycerol polyricinoleate in your candy bar or tertiary-butylhydroquinone in your cereal–or …

Nutrition

9 Stock Buys For The Second Half Of 2015

Many investors are cautious about prevailing valuations, the Fed raising interest rates, earnings results, volatility and the pace of economic growth in Europe. And although we are in the sixth year of a bull market, neither the S&P 500 nor the Dow have made great strides so far this year. So where …

Investing

10 easy paleo recipes for summer

Trying to cut down on carbs? These gorgeous, healthy dishes are perfect for the warmer months<p>During winter, we all like to hunker down with a bowl of stew or lasagne, but come summer, healthy eating reigns supreme.<p>The paleo diet - a regime based on consuming only what our hunter-gathering ancestors …

Healthy Eating

5 Workout Techniques That Torch Fat Fast

The Men’s Health Next Top Trainer wants to remake your body by breaking all the rules you think you know. Are you ready?<p>Last year, <i>Men’s Health</i> launched a search for the most talented, skilled, and inspiring fitness expert in the country. From a pool of hundreds, we chose eight finalists; they then …

PayPal Allowed To Work With Amazon Following eBay Split

PayPal will be free to work with online retailers and marketplaces including Amazon.com and Alibaba following its split from eBay later this year, according to a new financial filing that details the separation between the e-commerce firm and its lucrative payments arm.<p>On Thursday, eBay announced …

FinTech

29 Smart Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out

Prove your haters wrong, hoard your medals, and stop washing your hair. (Plus 26 other awesome tips to get off the couch and go.)

There's A Hidden Dark Side To Being An Entrepreneur - It Wreaks Havoc On Your Mental Health

The life of an entrepreneur sounds glamorous when you’re on the outside looking in. Setting your own schedule, creating your own rules, and building the type of company you want to work for can be incredibly alluring.<p>In fact, successful entrepreneurs tend to be idolized by the masses as they appear …

Mental Health

The Top 100 Cloud-based Enterprise Software Startups Of 2015

Investments in emerging enterprise software companies increased 53% from Q3 to Q4, 2014 according to MoneyTree Report, a collaborative research initiative between PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association. A graphic from the latest available data shows how software …

Venture Capital

Does Getting An MBA Make You A Better Entrepreneur?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: Does getting an MBA make someone a better entrepreneur?</i><p><i>Answer by Auren Hoffman, CEO of LiveRamp. started and sold 5 companies (and many more that failed), on Quora</i><p>The value of an MBA is declining and for most schools, it is negative.<p>In the 1980s, the ROI …

Startups

Apple Stock: The Difference Between Trading And Investing

Investing is as much about financial numbers and understanding a company’s products, competitors and markets as it is about having a feeling for the non-quantifiable or psychological aspects to the stock. I use fundamental analysis much more than technical aspects when buying or selling a stock but …

Investing

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Nothing short of surgery or gaining body fat can actually increase the size of your breasts. As for making them <i>look</i> bigger, well, that's why the chunk of change we spend on bras each year is larger than the GDP of Iceland.<p>Push-ups and padding aren't your only options, though. "Developing the …

Sunday Workout Plan

Although we love being lazy on our Sundays, we also enjoy a nice and healthy workout that gets our systems up and going. Sitting behind our laptops …

Best Foods To Build Muscle For After Your Workout

7:55 AM Beginner Bodybuilding, Nutrition, Workouts<p>After an intense workout in the fitness center you’ve got a two hour window where your body may …

Why Exercising While Fasting Is Beneficial

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>It's long been said that you should avoid eating shortly before exercise as it can lead to a spike in blood sugar followed by a decline …

6 Exercises You're Doing Wrong—and How to Get 'Em Right

Tiny tweaks can add up to major payoff.<p>So you can do squats, pushups, and other classics with your eyes closed. Challenge yourself—and maximize results—with these simple tips from the new <i>Women's Health Little Book of Exercises</i> (published by <i>Women’s Health</i>’s parent company, Rodale).<p><b>Squats</b><br>Miami …

1 Retirement Mistake You Cant Afford To Make

Source: 401kcalculator.org via flickr<p>When you are retired, or are planning for your retirement, what type of investments should you have in your portfolio? If your answer didn't include stocks, you might be doing yourself a big disservice.<p>Stocks should make up a substantial part of your portfolio, …

Retirement

Google's Schmidt: Millennials are 'Smarter'

In a conversation with the American Enterprise Institute, Google (GOOGL) Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt weighed in on privacy, job creation and the role of government in technology on Wednesday. Schmidt, who came to Google as CEO in 2001, also spoke of his management regrets.<p>“The biggest mistake I …

Eric Schmidt

Millennials: How to Become a 401(k) Millionaire

While some millennials are content to play "Money Tree" on their iPhones, others play for keeps. With discipline, patience and knowledge of how the …

Easy dinner recipes: Three simple gluten-free lentil dishes

Love lentils? When it comes to adding substance to a dish, legumes are an easy choice. They're packed with vegetable protein, just one reason they're so popular in vegetarian dishes. But that's not all. Lentils cook up quickly (faster than other legumes like peas or beans), and they easily absorb …

Recipes

7 Workouts For Hot Arms

Ready to give everyone arm envy?<p>It’s not like anyone ever <i>liked</i> having arm jiggle, but lately, the dreaded “bingo arm” has become public enemy No. 1: Since 2000, there’s been a <i>major</i> uptick—4,378 percent—in the number of upper arm lift procedures done in the U.S, according to new statistics from the …