Kishan Patel

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Say “good night” to neck pain

Awareness of sleeping positions and proper pillows can minimize pain<p>As with so many things, when it comes to neck pain, an ounce of prevention may be …

How to Alleviate Back Pain in 11 Simple Moves

A bad back can be a royal pain in the … well, back. And it’s on the rise, whether because of using computers and mobile phones all day, carrying …

The Body's Reaction to Exercise Could Signal Later Cardiovascular Problems

"Given the future risk of cardiovascular disease, this could be an identifier."<p>In general, we know that exercise improves heart health. But …

High Blood Pressure

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 …

Do Vegetables Lose Nutrients When Cooked?

Adults should eat between 2.5 and 3 cups of vegetables a day, depending on caloric needs, according to the MyPlate guidelines from the United States …

Nutrition

Want Your Child to Be a High Achiever? This 47-Year Study Reveals 7 Things You Can Do

Who doesn't want to raise talented, developed children? Highly-seasoned help has arrived.<p>There's no shortage of advice on raising successful kids or how to coach kids. Or even how to be a kid, for that matter. But when findings from a 47-year study from noted experts on child development surface, I …

14 Foods That Reduce Inflammation Which You Didn’t Know

Inflammation might not be something that you think about too often in regards to your health, but there are a few reasons it should be. Inflammation …

Bananas aren’t low-cal, but they’re really good for you

By Consumer Reports<p>Consumer Reports<p>Bio<p><i>Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with any advertisers on this site.</i><p>Americans annually eat an average of 27 pounds of bananas, which makes them the country’s most heavily consumed fruit.<p>But some consumers who are carb- and calorie-conscious have …

High Blood Pressure

Cinnamon may help battle infections

Concerns over antibiotic resistance are reaching fever pitch, and the race is on to uncover novel compounds to replace them. A new study suggests …

The Benefits Of Ripe & Unripe Bananas Are Actually Different, So Here's What You Need To Know

Do you eat bananas when they're still a little green, or do you wait until they're so spotted that you just <i>know</i> they're gooey inside? Regardless of …

Large study reviews the cardiovascular benefits of walnuts

In recent years, studies have started pointing to nuts as a way to boost heart health, but most of them were observational with a limited sample …

Strong Sibling Relationships Can Counteract Family Conflict

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Inversion: The billionaire thinking skill you were never taught in school

“All I want to know is where I’m going to die, so I’ll never go there.”<p>These are the famous words of Charlie Munger, the business partner of Warren …

Oprah Took Warren Buffett's Investing Advice ... and Made $427 Million

Understanding a business before you invest is one of Buffett's famous pieces of advice, and Winfrey took it to heart.<p>Oprah Winfrey made a name for herself by giving advice to millions of people through her media empire. Recently, she borrowed a lesson from Warren Buffett's playbook, and it paid off.<p>…

If you want to be a millionaire, start thinking like one

Your earning potential doesn't start with your job — it begins with your mindset.<p>So, if you want to become a millionaire, it doesn't hurt to start …

Do people change? You asked Google – here's the answer | Eleanor Morgan

Every day millions of people ask Google life’s most difficult questions. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Give a person the right resources and, within an hour or so, they could dramatically change their physical appearance. They might dye their hair or shave it all off. Change the …

"Find your passion" is bad advice, say Yale-NUS and Stanford psychologists

Your passion isn’t out there, waiting to be discovered. It’s not a mysterious force that will—when found—remove all obstacles from your path. In fact, psychologists argue in a new study that the pithy mantra “find your passion” may be a dangerous distraction.<p>In a study (pdf) by researchers from …

The 5 Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods for Your Body

Anti-inflammatory diets are incredibly buzzy these days, but these foods are actually pretty good for you.<p>Recently, there’s been a ton of buzz surrounding “anti-inflammatory diets,” or foods that work to lower inflammation in the body. The most prominent example is probably the super-strict diet …

What’s the Best Solution for Runner’s Knee?

A reader wonders whether a joint supplement can help strengthen a problematic knee.<p><i>RunBigIsland writes: This might be a silly question, but I honestly don’t know. I’ve been suffering knee pain usually after seven or so miles of running. Based on the location of the pain and feedback I’ve received</i> …

The Ultimate Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting is having a moment. The first thing you should know is that it’s an umbrella term for a variety of eating patterns that cycle …

4 simple exercises to strengthen your attention and reduce distractibility

<b>Our attention gets hijacked by everything from the stress in our lives to the ding of our phones. Neuroscientist Amishi Jha shows how we can</b> …

Mindfulness

28 Successful Executives Share the Best Advice They Received From Their Dads

A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children.<p>A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children. Here's how more than two dozen successful leaders say their dads affected their trajectories.<p>1. Surround yourself with great people.<p>"The best …

The secrets to a truly restorative vacation

<i>Jason Travis</i><p>Research-backed advice for what you need to do on your holiday break (and how long you should do it for)<p>Most of us assume that the best …

Happiness

I Haven't Felt Bloated in 2 Months, All Because I Do These 5 Things Every Day

Bloating has been an issue for me ever since I was in college. That's 20 years of feeling uncomfortable, embarrassed and isolated, upset, and frustrated because I had no idea what was causing it.<p>I've seen doctors, gastroenterologists, naturopaths, and chiropractors and have had millions of tests …

Vitamins and antioxidants: some supplements linked to increased risk of death

Vitamins B3, A, C and E associated with higher risk of all causes of death in international study<p>Not only are vitamin and mineral supplements a waste of money, they can in some instances actually harm the body, an international study has concluded.<p>Researchers at the University of Toronto conducted …

University of Toronto

Never Mind the Millionaires. Here’s Advice From Billionaires.

Last month, I described an email that promised vast riches if I would adopt “The Millionaire Mindset.”<p>This is the sort of silly wishful thinking I hate:<p>Consider, instead, the Cartesian pitch as applied to self-help being sold today: <i>Just think it and it will happen</i>. This stuff, along with crystals …

Don't do this to your back

One of the most common sources of pain as we get older is the back. Medical experts often say that eight out of every 10 people will have some …

Yoga

11 'bad habits' that are actually healthy, according to science

Admitting you enjoy naps, the occasional glass of wine, or hitting the couch instead of the gym every once in a while can often land you a prime spot …