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Large Harvard Study Adds to Evidence That Chocolate Could Have Heart Health Benefits

A new study from Harvard researchers suggests moderate chocolate intake is associated with a significantly lower risk for irregular heartbeats.<p>To be …

Holistic Medicine

Cauliflower Waffles Video - How to Make Cauliflower Waffles Video

GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p><b>BUY A WAFFLE MAKER: Waring Pro Waffle Maker, $30; amazon.com.</b><p>When it comes to low carb hacks, nothing beats cauliflower. We've …

Breakfast

Apple cider vinegar: What the experts say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular natural health products around, with claims for everything from sanitizing toothbrushes to whittling waistlines.<p>But how much of its popularity is based on hype? Could you be wasting your time or -- even worse -- harming your health?<p>Here are 10 …

Cider

Simple blood test points doctors towards best drug to treat depression

Due to the lack of a biological test, determining which drug will work best in individuals suffering depression is often a game of trial and error. …

Medical Research

Protein Powder and the Promise of Transformation

18-30 grams of protein and a lot of internalized ideas about masculinity per serving<p>Starting around the time I was 10, my brother took me with him on runs I could barely complete—off our street, across the Brooklyn Bridge, and back. I hated every minute of it. Each time my chest filled with a …

Nutrition

Apple cider vinegar helps blood sugar, body fat, studies say

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I've seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff.<p>Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

Healthy Eating

Why gelatin plus exercise might repair ligaments - Futurity

Adding a gelatin supplement to an exercise program might be a way to prevent or repair injuries to ligaments.

Torch Calories With This Low-Impact High-Intensity Workout

You can build muscle and burn calories without all that jumping around, which can be hard your joints, especially your ankles, knees, hips, and even your lower back. This low-impact high-intensity workout, created by Justin Norris and Taylor Gainor, cofounders of the LIT Method, builds muscles, …

Access to health care needs redesign: Health Quality Ontario chief

Current health care service model is fine, but only if you're well-educated, healthy, and live in a city<p>Ontario's "one size fits all" approach to …

7 Amazing Super Foods You Need to Know About

We keep reading about how important superfoods are to include in your diet. What exactly are superfoods? There is no scientific definition of a superfood but the term usually refers to foods containing high levels of vitamins and minerals that offer many health benefits such as boosting your immune …

Nutrition

Why your weight may be to blame for your bad memory

Your belly might be messing with your brain: Having a higher body mass index (BMI) could hurt your memory, new research from the University of Cambridge suggests.<p>In the study, overweight participants—those with a BMI greater than 25—scored 15 percent lower on tests of memory recall than …

Holistic Medicine

The Secret Of Happiness Revealed In 75-Year Study | Inc.com

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.<p>Have you made a lot of money this year? You did?<p>Are you happy now?<p>Oh, you are?<p>But maybe you're not. You're not famous, are you?<p>Oh, you are?<p>So you're extremely happy then?<p>You are? No, you just …

Happiness
Nutrition

Ranking the happiest countries in the world

Since 2012, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative for the United Nations, has produced the World Happiness …

Can Lemon Water Really Help You Lose Weight?

<i>Want a low-key weight loss regiment? Watch Jillian Pranksy demonstrate the slimming power of gentle yoga:</i><p>Drinking water—whether hot or cold, infused with lemon, or plain—also helps keep your metabolism humming. "Staying hydrated is an important component of a healthy diet because it boosts your …

The Top 10 Things That We Should Be Informed About in Life

<i>This piece originally appeared on Quora: What are the top 10 things that we should be informed about in life?</i><p>I’m 30 years old. I wish I could travel …

The Best Super Foods for Every Skin Issue

You know the age-old saying: you are what you eat—and if we’re talking prevalent skin ailments like wrinkles, acne, and dryness amongst others, the …

Skin Care

Craving junk food IS in your genes! Some people's brains are 'hardwired to want high fat foods'

• <b>Two genetic variants 'make certain people crave fatty or sugary foods'</b>• <b><br>Pictures of high-calorie foods shown to 45 men while scientists evaluated their</b> …

Why processed foods are bad: they massacre our microbes

Last week the people of the world were in shock when many of their favourite meats were labelled as carcinogenic by a World Health Organisation report. How dare they criticise bacon and sausages, the heart of the great British breakfast? The Germans were upset about their <i>Wurst</i>, Italians their …

Breast cancer patients encouraged to exercise to improve survival chances

Women with breast cancer have been advised by their doctors for years to put their feet up and take it easy while undergoing treatment.<p>Research has …

Cancer

21 Healthy Breakfast Recipes That Aren’t Eggs

Eggs taste delicious, look delicious and are super high in protein, so they keep a ravenous appetite at bay on any given morning (or evening, if you like breakfast for dinner.) But if you want to tone it down on the cholesterol, it’s probably not wise to eat an egg or two <i>every</i> single day. If you …

Breakfast

Why are we so bad at acknowledging pregnancy loss? Jessica Zucker wants to change that

Jessica Zucker was 16 weeks pregnant when she miscarried at home alone; she had to cut the umbilical cord herself before hemorrhaging. As a psychologist who specializes in women’s reproductive and maternal mental health in Los Angeles, Zucker wrote an essay last fall about her experience for the …

Pregnancy

Flourless Chocolate Almond Cake

Dessert

Opinion | HEALTH CARE: The doctor is out

OpinionSep 29, 2015 by Dr. Douglas MarkHamilton Spectator<p>I never thought it would come to this. When I entered medical school, all those years ago, I …

Health Care

Physicians, Patients Will Pay the Price For Liberal Healthcare Plan

Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins insists that the strife between physicians and government is all about paycheques.<p>Yes, physician compensation is …

The Ontario Health Minister's Math Doesn't Add Up

Health Minister Eric Hoskins often uses this impressive sound bite to drown out any criticism of his government's bully-boy conduct.<p>It's a good …

Modern townhouses that give Toronto a new design recipe

Imagine going out to dinner only to find that every restaurant in downtown Toronto offers the same three dishes. If you are buying a new home, that sad scenario comes true, and each of the three – the tower apartment, “stacked townhouse” or townhouse – looks much the same on every menu.<p>But with six …

Architecture

35 beautiful cities you must see in your lifetime

European Travel