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Cravings for high-calorie foods may be switched off in the brain by new supplement

Eating a type of powdered food supplement, based on a molecule produced by bacteria in the gut, reduces cravings for high-calorie foods such as …

7 tips from a hostage negotiator that will help you be more persuasive

But much of what you read doesn't work in tough scenarios. So I decided to call someone who has handled the most challenging scenarios imaginable — ones where lives are on the line …<p>Chris Voss was the FBI's lead international hostage negotiator and he's the author of an excellent new book: "Never …

4 Fast Meals You Can Make In a Blender | Men's Health

Deluxe Falafel Plate<p>Sam Kaplan<p>Dump a can of drained chickpeas in a blender. Pulse; add ½ hopped onion, 1 garlic clove, 1 handful parsley, 2 shakes cumin, a squeeze of lemon, salt, and pepper.<p>Pulse, working in a palmful of bread crumbs and a pinch of baking powder, till firm.<p>Make balls (golf ball …

5 Foods That Help Gut Bacteria Flourish—and Why That’s a Good Thing

We spend a good portion of our lives trying to prevent bacteria from coming onto and into our bodies. We scrub down with antibacterial soap. We load …

Nutrition

New research confirms thriving microbiome is linked to a healthier body

The human microbiome is one of the most mysterious subjects in modern medicine, but two studies published today in <i>Science</i> are helping to change that. By drawing on the gut bacteria of nearly 4,000 subjects across Belgium and the Netherlands, scientists found new evidence that a person's diet and …