Joyce Schadt

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Stretching after exercise isn’t actually doing what you think it’s doing

There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the value—or lack thereof—of muscle stretching to accelerate recovery after exercise. “Stretching clears out your lactic acid,” and other similar claims abound. Is any of this true?<p>Sort of.<p>First, it is important to understand the difference between …

Exercise

Memo From the Boss: You’re a Vegetarian Now

WeWork is no longer a safe space for carnivores.<p>Earlier this month, the co-working juggernaut announced that it was essentially going vegetarian. The company will no longer serve red meat, pork or poultry at company functions, and it will not reimburse employees who want to order a hamburger during …

Employment

Why plant protein is better for you than animal protein

Sorry, steak fans.<p>It’d be great if a burger-a-day diet was healthy. Don’t get me wrong—it’s not the worst. You’ve got protein in there and hopefully some veggies on top (and on the side) , and even some fiber from the roll (you used whole grain, right?).<p>Unfortunately, study after study shows that …

Nutrition

Ask the Doctors: Are artificial sweeteners OK in limited amounts?

<b>Dear Doctor:</b> <i>What are the possible health risks from artificial sweeteners? What are they, and how do we know if they’re safe?</i><p><b>Dear Reader:</b> It’s been …

This Common Cooking Ingredient Is "Worse Than Sugar," Study Confirms

Navigating the oil aisle at the supermarket can be a headache-inducing task. Between olive, coconut, canola, and vegetable oil, it can be tough to …

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Emotional Intelligence

Can You Restore Your Vision Naturally? This Eye Doc Says Yes

If you have ever been diagnosed with an eye condition such as macular degeneration or cataracts, the doctor might have told you: "All we can do is …

6 Simple Ways to Train Your Brain for Happiness, According to Science

Very small changes can have a very big effect on your emotional outlook.<p>There's a lot to be said for being happy. It makes you better at your job, healthier, likelier to have good relationships, and can even extend your life. Plus, if you've tried both being happy and unhappy, then you already know …

Inside the fight over the sugar conspiracy

‘To boil it all down to the sugar industry, in our view, it doesn’t capture the whole picture’<p>In a paper published in <i>JAMA Internal Medicine</i> in 2016, researchers suggested that in the 1960s, the sugar industry paid scientists to obscure the relationship between sugar and heart disease, derailing the …

Diabetes

This Is Where Body Fat Actually Goes When You Lose Weight

No, you don't pee it out.<p>Despite society's obsession with weight loss, a study has revealed that, surprisingly, most health professionals don't …

Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

One swig of the stuff and I'd had enough. The colorless, odorless liquid tasted like nail polish remover — but I was told it offered unparalleled benefits for my body, so I chugged away, if somewhat skeptically.<p>The small plastic bottle contained pure ketone ester, a substance that a team of …

Diabetes

How fruit juice affects the gut

It was previously believed that fructose, which is the sugar found in fruit and fruit juice, is processed by the liver. However, a new study suggests …

New Blood Test For Alzheimer's Is So Precise It Could Predict It 30 Years Ahead

It was accurate in 90% of patients tested.<p>Scientists have developed a new blood test where a tiny drop of blood could be enough to predict the onset …

Alzheimer's Disease

Sugar Alcohols: Good or Bad?

For many decades, sugar alcohols have been popular alternatives to sugar.<p>They look and taste like sugar, but have fewer calories and fewer negative …

What Is Carrageenan?

If you’ve purchased a dairy-free milk recently, you may have noticed that the bottle says something like “now made without carrageenan.” If your …

How type 2 diabetes can be reversed with a low-calorie diet

Recently, the idea that type 2 diabetes might be reversible has been gaining traction in the research community. But until now, the mechanisms …

A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

Choose wisely.<p>According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the …

Jeff Bezos Just Revealed the Remarkably Powerful Mind Trick That Made Him a Multibillionaire

It's no accident Jeff Bezos built one of today's most successful online businesses, and that it made him the richest person in the world.<p>We all know the story of how Jeff Bezos quit his Wall Street finance software engineering job to start up Amazon.com in his garage way back in 1994. Since then, …

Your To-Do List Isn't Working. Here's How to Fix It in 1 Step

How to get unstuck, procrastinate less, and focus more.<p>You're probably familiar with the story for a jar that represents the time available in your life. You fill the jar with rocks, pebbles, and sand representing the big, medium, and small stuff you do every day. If you start with pebbles and …

Here Are the 2 Words You Need to Say to Yourself in Order to Become Unstoppable

The language you use can mean the difference between empowerment and determination, versus disempowerment and giving up.<p>Maybe it's a good idea you watch your mouth.<p>When we decide to acquire new habits and rid ourselves of old, harmful ones, we tend to focus the most on motivation and the logistics …

Emissions, eschmissions: How to (simply) reduce your carbon footprint in 2017

Sick of waiting for governments, industry to lead? Here's how to be proactive on emissions.<p>Winter is coming—and not in that <i>Game of Thrones</i> sense. …

Sustainability

5 things extraordinary people do to act differently

Being ordinary is boring and is definitely not a good plan. Throughout my life in school, college and office, I have seen there are ordinary and there are extraordinary people. At a time, I believed living an extraordinary life is only possible for filthy rich and popular ones. Will I be able to …

What Makes Employees Feel Happiest at Work (It Isn't Salary)

Research shows that happiness among employees fuels performance and achievement, resulting in a competitive edge many companies crave.<p>In the book <i>The Happiness Advantage</i>, author Shawn Achor laid out an abundance of scientific evidence proving that "happiness is the precursor to success, not merely …

Lack of Sleep Is (Literally) Killing You: Here's Why and What to Do, According to Science

You already know you're not getting enough sleep. But you might not realize what harm it's doing.<p>You probably want to hit that snooze alarm as much as I do or find yourself asleep on a 10AM flight when you should be at peak alertness. It's an indication of how tired we are--everyone knows that.<p>But …

Why buy the cow when you can biofabricate the milk for free?

Thought to have been Lord Krishna's favorite animal, the cow has achieved a uniquely sacred status in India. Their slaughter is prohibited through most of the country, beef consumption is largely outlawed as well and woe be the unlucky soul accused of breaking those taboos. In the US, however, …

Self-Made Billionaire Jack Ma Says You'll Need This 1 Rare Skill to Succeed in the Age of Machines

There's a new kid on the block, and it's about to take EQ and IQ to school.<p>Thanks in part to Daniel Goleman and Adam Grant, the debate for years seems to be fixated on what's a better predictor of job and career success -- IQ or EQ?<p>If you're keeping score at home, a person with high EQ (emotional …

10 Tough Questions to Ask Yourself When You Feel Like Giving Up

<b>‘I’m just so unhappy, it’s not working, should I leave or should I go'?</b><p>Many of us have been at the point and you could well be here right now wondering if you should leave the relationship you are in – perhaps you are staying just waiting for things to improve but you’re not actually quite sure …

Happiness

The secret to thriving—not just surviving—in all areas of life, according to science

How is it that some people seem to succeed in all areas of life, with a dream job, cool friends, a loving S.O., and a flourishing side hustle? …

4 things this MD wishes everyone knew about eating sugar

<i>Have you ever wondered why, once you start eating sugar, it can be seriously hard to stop? It’s not a matter of willpower, says Robin Berzin, MD—it’s</i> …

Wellness

Lions' amazing reaction after seeing woman who hand-reared them for first time in seven years

The big cats come bounding over to hug, paw and lick their long-lost friend in an emotional reunion<p>Two big cats had an emotional reunion with the …