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Ultra-Processed Foods Linked to Increased Cancer Risk, New Study Shows

There's a strong link between consuming "ultra-processed" foods such as soft drinks and packaged snacks and the risk of developing cancer, a new …

Cancer

The 4 Types of Problem-Solvers (and Why Knowing Which One You Are Will Make You More Successful)

There is more to motivation than ambition and work ethic. Learn how to recognize and maximize key drivers for business success.<p>Entrepreneurs are typically highly motivated individuals. Driven and ambitious, they see the reward in taking less predictable approaches and embracing routines that stray …

Self-improvement

This Neuroscience Trick Will Help You Overcome Any Fear

How can you overcome fear? Learn how your brain works and it becomes super simple.<p>Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>Truth?<p>I have never met anyone that doesn't face fear.<p>Every …

Self-improvement

How to feed your gut

Want a healthy gut? Reach for the kimchi, sauerkraut, artichokes, coffee and chocolate. But watch out – one category of food will make your microbes wither<p>Kimchi, kombucha, sauerkraut, miso and kefir – all fermented foods and drinks – have been around for centuries, but suddenly they are all the …

Microbiology

16 Windows 10 tricks you'll wish you knew sooner

In homes and offices across America, you can’t throw a stone without hitting a Windows PC. You’ll find Microsoft running on monitors in almost every school and library, in businesses big and small, and in living rooms, bedrooms, and dorms from coast to coast.<p>Windows is so commonplace, many of us …

Startups

Amla oil: Does it really work for hair growth?

• How is it made<br>• Uses<br>• Does it work<br>• Benefits<br>• Takeaway<p>Amla oil is a natural remedy prepared from the fruit of the Indian gooseberry tree, <i>Phyllanthus …

Alternative Medicine

This Is Exactly How a Nutritionist Uses Turmeric For Health, So You Can Do the Same

Ever since kale was revealed to be the most super of all leafy greens, health-savvy eaters have been keeping an eye out for the next big thing in nutritious eating. Avocados were the leader in the category for some time, but there's a new hero in the superfood sect that's been around for centuries …

Turmeric

These Are the Best Vitamins for Concentration, According to Experts

We've all been there. It's 3:45 p.m., our stomach is rumbling, our sheets and Netflix account are (already) beckoning, and our attention span is …

Wellness

The Dangers of Taking PPIs for Acid Reflux

There might be serious consequences to taking these drugs long-term.<p>You've probably felt it at some point—that sharp, burning sensation that starts in your gut and climbs up the back of your throat, possibly after your second cup of coffee, or that extra helping of fries.<p>We tend to call it …

Wellness

Post-work: the radical idea of a world without jobs

Work has ruled our lives for centuries, and it does so today more than ever. But a new generation of thinkers insists there is an alternative. By Andy Beckett<p>Work is the master of the modern world. For most people, it is impossible to imagine society without it. It dominates and pervades everyday …

Basic Income

Stop Those Annoying Browser Prompts Asking for Your Location or to Send Notifications

If you've grown tired of answering those annoying browser prompts every time a website wants to show you notifications or know your location, you can …

iOS

Cure Your Cabin Fever With Cuban Chicken & Rice

This recipe from Anya von Bremzen’s recent book, ‘Paladares,’ will transport you to Havana.<p>Ever since New Year’s Eve, I’ve felt a bit off. No, it’s …

President Trump’s New Judicial Nominee Is ‘Moral Poison’

President Donald Trump’s pick for a lifetime seat on the federal bench in North Carolina is the latest sign of how our politics have descended. A …

You'll Be Shocked to Learn How Many Carbs Are in a Banana

Bananas have notoriously gotten a bad reputation for being too high in sugar, but in truth, they don't necessarily contain a much higher concentration than other fruits. "What we always want to look at first is carbohydrates, which break down into glucose (the fancy word for sugar) in the body," …

Nutrition

20 Salmon Recipes to Make for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

If you want to dip your toe into the waters of cooking fish at home, but have been wary of doing so thus far, consider salmon to be your gateway …

These Birds of Prey Are Deliberately Setting Forests on Fire

Even more proof Australian wildlife is nuts.<p>It's pretty hot in Australia right now. A brutal heatwave that's incinerated temperature records …

Quantum computing is going to change the world. Here's what this means for you

The science and tech world has been abuzz about quantum computers for years, but the devices are not yet affecting our daily lives. Quantum systems …

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

Johann Hari took antidepressants for 14 years until a shocking realisation – the drugs don’t work. In this extract from his new book, he calls for a new approach<p>• Johann Hari Q&A: ‘I was afraid to dismantle the story about depression and anxiety’<p>In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered …

São Paulo

This Doctor Has Studied Gut Health for 40 Years—Here's Exactly What He Eats

Mahmoud Ghannoum, Ph.D., MBA, FIDSA, could be considered the godfather of microbiome research. Not only has he pioneered breakthrough research in the …

Microbiome

Let This Vagabonding Couple Explain How To Budget For The Van Life

Every vanlifer we’ve interviewed (and we have interviewed a <i>lot</i>) is confronted with queries about financing their vagabonding lifestyle. It’s a pressing concern, right? Especially if you’re trying to develop a career from within the confines of a vehicle and keep gas in the tank. There are obvious …

Crater Lake

Immune Boosting Turmeric Tea

<i>Fight off the viruses with this Immune Boosting Turmeric Tea! Freshly brewed cup of turmeric tea will help you stay healthy during cold winter months.</i><p>…

7 weird signs that could mean you're really unhealthy

Sorry, ignoring them won't make them disappear.<p>Your body's got your back. Whenever something isn't <i>quite</i> right wellness-wise, your body will often try …

5 Classic Design Rules Absolutely Never to Break

The problem with cutting corners is that 50% of the time it works while the remaining half makes up for all that time and money you saved and then …

Home Decorating

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

Physics

How to boost your microbiome

The microbes in your gut can help you to get thinner, be happier and live longer. Here’s how you can give them a helping hand…<p>The gut microbiome is a …

Hip flexor exercises: Stretches to strengthen

• What are hip flexors?<br>• Stretches<br>• Strengthening exercises<br>• Risks of tight hip flexors<br>• Takeaway<p>People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk …

9 Things You Don’t Need to Be Adding to Your Smoothies

We already knew non-fat yogurt is a no-no, but some of the others are surprising.<p>There are so many ways to make a smoothie. You can make it green or fruity, you can have it in a bowl or a cup, and you can customize seemingly endless smoothie ingredients. But while a smoothie can be a healthy …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Foods Nutritionists Say You Should Eat Every Day To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

“A diet of fried foods, refined flours, sugars, and products with hormones and synthetic sweeteners all contribute to inflammation which builds up …

38 Foods for Depression That Are Instant Mood Boosters

We’re not going to sit here and tell you that you can totally beat depression just by eating certain foods—it doesn’t work that way—but by consuming …

A Top Google Engineer Does This Every Day for 2 Minutes and It Can Help You Raise Happier Kids

Here are three science-backed strategies to help your children increase calm and decrease stress. Studies show it can even improve their math scores.<p>Mindful is the new busy. Backed by science showing that mindfulness boosts everything from immunity to productivity, workplaces across the world are …