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9 weight-loss tips that actually work

Pledging to a weight-loss plan isn’t the easiest thing to do — but it’s made even harder when the plan doesn’t work.<p>Trendy diets promoted by …

Weight Loss

How long will it take for your job to be automated?

We’re often told that machines one day will be able to do our jobs – but when, exactly, is that likely to happen?<p>The world is widely considered to be on the cusp of a fourth industrial revolution – one where machines will be able to do many of the jobs currently performed by humans, and perhaps …

Artificial Intelligence

This Is The First Detailed Footage of DNA Replication, And It Wasn't What We Expected

"It undermines a great deal of what's in the textbooks."<p>Here's proof of how far we've come in science - in June 2017, researchers recorded up-close …

New Report Confirms That Coconut Oil Is Alarmingly High In Saturated Fat

“You can put it on your body, but don’t put it in your body.”<p>It’s time to stop turning to coconut oil to make your brownies healthier.<p>Coconut oil, it turns out, is not the health food people think it is. This oil might be stocked on the shelves of your health food store, but a recent report …

What to eat after working out, according to a top Harley Street nutritionist

There is a lot of conflicting nutrition, health and fitness advice around.<p>Whilst some people swear by cutting out carbs and smashing cardio, others …

Nutrition

AI Could Target Autism Before It Even Emerges—But It's No Cure-All

Artificial intelligence is ascendant in medicine—from AI eye doctors to chatbot therapists. As medical databases balloon in size and complexity, …

3 Supplements That Actually Work—and 3 That Are Just Wasting Your Money​

Find out if you’re just swallowing the promise of better health<p>Health in a bottle has become a booming business—Americans shell out around $35 billion on dietary supplements each year, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH).<p>But is it money well spent?<p>In some cases, supplements can …

How Many Carbs Should You Actually Eat?

Somewhere along the line, starchy foods like pasta, bread, and rice became synonymous with "carbs." While spaghetti and bagels are indeed full of carbohydrates—and you do need carbohydrates for fuel—they're not the only source of energy for your working muscles, especially if you're trying to lose …

Deadly Cancer Cells Can Be Knocked Out By Combining Antibiotics With Vitamin C

🍊 🍊 🍊<p>The key to stopping potentially-deadly cancer stem cells from developing into tumours could be prescribing a combination of antibiotics and …

A Comparative Study: Objective-C Versus Swift

iOS is an operating system which has successfully created fascination world-wide. This fascination and spell-binding impact must have looked day and …

Not so squeaky clean? The surprising dangers hidden inside 'healthy' food

Think vegetable crisps might be a healthier alternative to potato chips? Think again, says a recent study which has highlighted the high fat and salt content of vegetable crisps.<p>The research, carried out by nutritionist Charlotte Stirling-Reed, shows that packets of the popular snack consist of up …

The Limits of Artificial Intelligence

Talking about artificial intelligence is in season for Europe’s corporate executives. Just don’t mention its shortcomings.<p>The C-suite is eager to …

Artificial Intelligence

8 Rules for Succeeding as an Entrepreneur

Success is a function of our belief that we will succeed and our determination not to fail.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Before I talk about how to succeed, I need to talk a bit about failure. In Silicon Valley, failure is lauded, especially fast failure. The theory …

Business Strategy

How to Build a Facebook Bot App Using Node.js

This article originally appeared on the Cosmic JS Blog.<p>TL;DR<p>View the source code on GitHub.<p>The process of building your messenger bot is fairly …

Eating These Foods May Help Stop Prostate Cancer In Its Tracks​

​They may actually shrink the tumors<p>Your diet choice doesn’t just influence whether you stay slim or start growing a gut—it may also play a role in what’s going on inside your body at a cellular level, too. That’s why experts have been paying extra close attention to the relationship between …

How To Go On A Low-Carb Diet Without Turning Into A Hangry Beast

There's a reason cutting carbs makes you so damn moody.<p>If you've ever cut carbs to lose weight, you may have noticed that doing so can make you feel moody, irritable, and ready to pull a Cookie Monster at any second. That's because carbs aren't just an essential part of a well-balanced diet—they …

Brain cancer could be prevented with olive oil compound

The health benefits of olive oil are wide-ranging; studies have linked the fat to reduced risk of obesity and heart disease, as well as cognitive …

These Protein Smoothies Are Far From Boring

Protein-pack your mornings with these protein smoothies 5 ways!<p>View this post on Facebook

A European committee just listed 11 ways society is at risk from Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) could pose a threat to the fabric of our society, according to an opinion published last night by the European Economic …

Microsoft gives developers more machine learning ammo

The next version of Microsoft’s open source machine learning tools arrived today to give developers a hand in creating intelligent systems. The Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit (previously known as CNTK) provides a set of tools to help developers build systems based on deep learning, without requiring …

Machine Learning

7 Ways to Jump-Start Your Metabolism

When your metabolism is running like a well-oiled machine, your body is working for you. Not only can it make maintaining (or losing) weight a little …

Exercising too much can stop weight loss, nutritionist says

Good news for treadmill dodgers (us).<p>As the weather improves, your £40-a-month-gym-membership-that-you-still-haven't-used probably continues to burn a hole in your pocket.<p>Thankfully, according to a nutritionist, you might be better off ditching the dumbbells anyway. Jessica Sepel believes that …

Vitamin D supplements and good night's sleep may help to manage pain

Following a review of published research on the relationship between vitamin D, sleep, and pain, researchers propose that vitamin D supplementation, …

Omega-3 fatty acids weaken Listeria, study finds

Numerous studies have documented the potential health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, which include a reduced risk of diabetes, obesity, asthma, and …

Gut Science Is the Future of Hydration

Understanding your microbiome might be the key to making sports drinks work better<p>On the face of it, hydration seems simple. You get thirsty. You drink. You pedal on. End of story. And for easy beach cruises and coffee shop rides, you can pretty much close the book right there. But once you throw …

Not All Probiotic Foods Are Created Equal

I know you’ve heard of probiotics—those microorganisms that add to or restore beneficial bacteria to your digestive tract. Lots of people take them …

Employers Are Paying Freelancers Big Bucks for These 25 In-Demand Skills

With the right skills and some hustle, freelancing pays like a full time job.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to join the freelancer revolution? Did you know that there are thousands of freelancer jobs that pay six figures?<p>Over the past ten years, I've both worked …

Employment