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The foods you should never eat

YOU may have heard this phrase before, “There are no good or bad foods — there are only bad diets” and on the whole this is true. Chocolate, cake or …

Nutrition

Hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio: Meditation is ‘the single most important reason' for my success

Hedge funds and Transcendental Meditation seem to live in opposite realms. But not for Ray Dalio.<p>"Transcendental Meditation has probably been the …

Meditation

Bottled water from major brands like Aquafina, Nestle, and Dasani contains tiny plastic particles — here's what that does to your body

You're drinking plastic, I'm drinking plastic, we're all drinking plastic. Bottled water drinkers may be drinking the most plastic of all.<p>A new study released by Orb Media estimates that on average, a liter of bottled water from big brands like Dasani, Aquafina, and Nestle, contains roughly 10.4 …

Pollution

9 Things I Learned In Therapy That I Actually Use Every Day

This is like my mental health toolkit.<p>"Do I???" I said, second-guessing everything before I made the leap to a new city. But it's been almost two years since that last session — and she was right. Whenever I find myself feeling anxious, I recall a tip or mantra from our sessions that calms me down. …

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>CEO and Co-Founder of Impact Theory<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical …

Self-improvement

Don't Hire Remote Workers Who Can't Ace These 6 Interview Questions

Let's face it: not not everybody has what it takes to be successful working from home full time.<p>Remote workers are giving our calcified attitudes about collaboration and office culture a much-needed shake-up. They're just as--if not more--productive than co-located workers, and enjoy a high level …

Employment

How to Write an Irresistible Elevator Pitch

You need a teaser--and you need it for a few reasons<p><i>How do I write an effective elevator pitch? What should an elevator pitch look like on paper? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Todd</b> …

Investing

This Unavoidable Task Is Just as Harmful to Your Lungs as Smoking Cigarettes | TODAY.com

The more we learn about our health, diseases, and proper treatments, the longer our collective life span may be — but at the same time, we know so much that it almost seems like our everyday habits are killing us. And results of a recent study indicate that may be true.<p>Smoking cigarettes is one of …

Amazon's Billion-Dollar Bet on Delivery

Amazon's $1 billion dollar acquisition of Ring is all about one thing: delivery.<p>Amazon recently announced that it is acquiring the smart-lock startup Ring. The deal comes at a substantial cost reported at $1 billion for Amazon, but it's an investment that will likely pay off big time.<p>What's Ring? …

Smart Homes

Why push-ups are the perfect exercise

No equipment needed. No gym membership to pay for. No matter what your fitness level.<p>The humble push-up is quite simply the perfect exercise. In …

Workouts

It's not just in the genes: the foods that can help and harm your brain

Our diet has a huge effect on our brain and our mental wellbeing, even protecting against dementia. So, what should be on the menu?<p>As a society, we are used to the idea that we feed our bodies, and that our diet shapes our waistlines. But many of us forget that the same diet also feeds our brains, …

Alzheimer's Disease

Why you shouldn't exercise to lose weight, explained with 60+ studies - Vox

Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>"I'm going to make you work hard," a blonde and perfectly muscled fitness instructor screamed at me in a recent …

Fitness

Alcohol, explained in 35 maps and charts - Vox

The history of alcohol is as long and complicated as the history of human civilization. While a lot of people love their alcohol, very few are familiar with its past and the risks involved with the tasty beverages. Here is a glimpse into alcohol, its history, and its effects on nearly every aspect …

What Happened When I Ate The Best Brain Foods For A Week

This is what cutting out sugar and dairy and eating lots of fish and blueberries did to my productivity.<p>We know that there is a strong connection between your physical health and work performance. I thought I was doing pretty well. I consider myself a pretty healthy person: I try to run one half …

Diets

Got 10 minutes? You can do this workout.

We often get derailed in our exercise routines because we can't fit the perfect workout into our day. We think we must go to a gym, or a certain class, or use a particular technique. And we end up doing nothing at all. According to the annual State of Obesity report, "Eighty percent of American …

Workouts

9 Daily Habits That Are Essential for Your Success | Inc.com

<i>What are the best habits that can change your life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Anita Sanz, Psychologist, on Quora:</b><p>As a psychologist, I've given this a lot of thought, because …

Quora

10 scary things that can happen to your body when you eat too much sugar

We already know that modern Western diets are loaded with added sweeteners (even our bread has excess sugar in it). With obesity numbers skyrocketing and the nutritional science community oscillating between sugar, fat, and carbs as the scapegoat du jour, it's hard to know what exactly <i>is</i> safe to …

Diabetes

A microbiologist explains why he hasn't slept without this on his bed in 25 years

New York University microbiologist Philip Tierno hasn't slept a night in 25 years without something on his mattress that few people even think of buying.<p>It's a super-thin, largely invisible cover that slips over the mattress. And it protects him from what he calls a "zoologic park" of bacteria and …

Sleep

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Sleep

The reason a calorie-restricted diet extends your lifespan is in your genes

You've probably seen some headlines in recent years heralding the correlation between a lowered caloric intake and increased lifespan. The topic has …

How to supercharge your brain by drinking butter and re-engineering your morning routine

If you’re like most modern professionals, your typical morning consists being jarred awake by a blaring alarm, taking a quick shower, wolfing down some eggs and toast, and a mad dash out the door to get to work on time- and that’s if you even have time to eat breakfast.<p>My days used to begin the …

Wellness

Emails Show How the Food Industry Uses ‘Science’ to Push Soda

There are few federal food policies as contentious as the U.S. Dietary Guidelines, developed every five years after a report by the independent U.S. …

Harvard

Here's My Buffett-Inspired Real Money, High-Yield, Dividend Growth Portfolio

Warren Buffett is history's greatest investor, achieving long-term total returns more than double that of the market.<p>Thanks to Buffett's annual …

6 Healthier Alternatives to Your Favorite Junk Food Snacks

Trick your taste buds with these better-for-you alternatives.<p>French fries, candy bars, cookie dough—nothing ever measures up to the taste of the …

Dessert

I tried eating, exercising, sleeping, and spending 'perfectly' for a week — and realized I've been approaching my goals all wrong

I'm very familiar with that feeling — I have more on the list than I can often keep track of: I want to eat healthier, exercise more, cook more often, get less takeout, take fewer cabs, not eat the ice cream in the freezer (or at least not replace the ice cream in the freezer once I've eaten it), …

Save Me

Number One Habit You Need To Develop To Become A Great Leader | Inc.com

If you want to be a great leader then you need to have great leadership qualities such as authenticity, integrity, humility, etc., and you need to deliver.<p>At the end of the day, great leadership is all about getting results.<p>That doesn't mean the <i>end justifies the means</i>, but it does mean that if you …

Motivation

This Is the Oldest Age You Can Possibly Live To (According to Science)

Human life expectancies have gone up over the years. But, according to new research, our average maximum age ceiling hit a plateau decades ago.<p>It’s …

Keto diet may increase memory, reduce mortality

Two new studies, both conducted in mice, support each other's findings: that the ketogenic, or "keto," diet may improve memory in old age as well as …

The Only 12 Exercises You Need To Get In Shape

Learn these moves and you’ll never need to pay for a gym membership again.<p>You can work out pretty much anywhere using bodyweight exercise moves.<p>Bodyweight exercises are moves that use only your body’s weight as resistance, such as pushups and lunges — no equipment needed. They’re a staple in many …

Slideshow: Good and Bad Exercises for Low Back Pain