Lucas Ong

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Best 6 High-Protein Foods You Should Eat After Your Workout

Eating after you exercise is almost as crucial as the workout itself. Eating protein after exercising helps your muscles recover and grow and ensures …

Nutrition

5 Things That Are Almost as Deadly as Smoking, According to Science

And sometimes harder to avoid.<p>Cigarette smoking, one of the least healthy habits out there, is quickly disappearing in the United States. The rate of …

Public Health

I tried ketamine to treat my depression. Within a day, I felt relief.

How the veterinary anesthetic and recreational drug saved me from suicidal thoughts.<p>I am going to die in this dentist’s chair.<p>My eyes are closed, but I can still see skulls outlined with white against a black background. I have an epiphany: God is death. I’m in the midst of a real-life version of …

Depression

These 9 behaviors could cut your dementia risk by 35 percent

Quitting smoking, being social, and exercising more can boost your brain health.<p>Dementia has long been thought of as an inevitable part of aging, but researchers are increasingly learning that’s not quite true.<p>About a third of dementia cases might actually be avoided by living a lifestyle that …

Dementia

The One Mistake Nearly Everyone Makes When Pan Searing a Steak

Cooking a restaurant-worthy steak on the stovetop should not be a daunting task. Read through these blunders, resolve to avoid them, and you can …

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Here’s how many people can be in a meeting before it’s unproductive, according to Harvard

Meetings are at peak production level when there are fewer people involved — specifically, no more than eight, according to Harvard Business …

This 10-minute routine will increase your memory and creativity

Memory and imagination are inextricably connected. In fact, your memory is imagined. It’s not concrete nor objective fact. But rather, your memory is …

Creativity

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I’m Officially Serving Them With Everything

Now this is a Pinterest trend I can get behind.<p>We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid …

Recipes

No Lie: These Vitamins Will Make Your Metabolism Skyrocket

Did your parents always remind you to eat your vegetables and take your vitamins? As always, their advice was right (were they ever wrong?). Eating a …

List of Foods or Fruits That Contain Protein

Many different foods contain protein. Meat, fish, eggs and dairy are animal-based protein sources. Plant-derived proteins include soy products, …

This is how to overcome social anxiety: 5 powerful tips backed by research

Your mind races. Your palms sweat. The words don’t come out of your mouth right, if they come at all. We’ve all been there at one time or another. …

Self-help

11 Ways You're Wasting Time Instead of Doing What You Need to be Successful

When was the last time you found anything on social media that moved your life forward?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s the end of another busy day, and you look back and wonder “Where did the time go?” Most likely, part of your time was eaten up with those little …

Productivity

Want to Live Longer? Science Says Drink More Coffee (Even This Insane Amount)

Yet another study says that even more coffee will help you live longer and fight off cancer.<p>I hope you're reading this while drinking a cup of coffee. Maybe even your second or third cup.<p>That's because a massive new British study, examining the coffee habits and longevity of nearly 500,000 adults, …

These Are the 6 "Golden Rules" of a Fast Metabolism (Says J.Lo's Nutritionist)

Many see their metabolism as a fixed, pre-determined aspect of their health. But as celebrity nutritionist Haylie Pomroy argues, your ability to lose …

The latest blood pressure guidelines: What they mean for you

Updated blood pressure guidelines from the American Heart Association mean that many more Americans, notably older people, are now diagnosed with …

Facts don’t change people’s minds. Here’s what does

If you had asked me this question – How do you change a mind? – two years ago, I would have given you a different answer.<p>As a former scientist, I …

Skip the Gym With These Simple Ab Moves

7 Pushup Variations You NEED to Try

Do these moves to boost your upper body burn<p>Pushups give you so much bang for your buck. They not only work your chest, but you’ll also feel the burn in your shoulders, triceps, and your entire core. But doing the same exercise all the time gets boring. Want to change things up? Then click through …

8 of the Best Sources of Calcium That Aren’t Dairy

You grew up putting the “Got Milk?” mustache ads on your wall as a teenager, so <i>of course</i> you know that dairy is a great source of calcium and helps …

5 Anti-Inflammatory Drinks You Should Try To Blast Belly Fat

It’s really easy to get dehydrated. You might think you’re drinking enough water over the course of a day but maybe you’re not. Being dehydrated can …

9 signs you’re dealing with an emotional manipulator

We all know what it feels like to be emotionally manipulated. It can be extremely effective, which is why some unscrupulous individuals do it so much.<p>…

Emotional Intelligence

Sucrose vs Glucose vs Fructose: What's the Difference?

If you’re trying to cut back on sugar, you may wonder whether the type of sugar matters.<p>Sucrose, glucose and fructose are three types of sugar that …

13 Wild Science Facts You Probably Didn't Learn in High School

Show kids the good stuff!<p>We learn about some awesome science in high school - like Einstein's theory of relativity, the Periodic table, and DNA …

How to Make the Korean Pomegranate Drink That's Helping Women Lose a Pound a Day

You know how much Americans love the refreshing tang of lemonade? That’s how folks in Asia feel about a sweet-and-sour drink made with pomegranate …

If you’re serious about losing fat, 50% of your daily nutrients need to come from carbs

When you’re trying to lose body fat, cutting out whole food groups can be tempting.<p>It’s out with the carbs and fat, in with the lean protein and …

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Frequent-flyer Programs

The tell-tale signs you’re totally stressed out, according to your Myers-Briggs personality type

Sudden health problems or unexpected trauma can spike stress levels in a heartbeat, but its build-up is more often slow-moving—and insidious. Stress …

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

Lazy cooks who use ready-made sauces are more likely to get cancer

Lazy cooks are nearly three times more likely to develop aggressive breast cancer compared to those who eat healthily, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers say foods which cause inflammation may be behind the increased risk and have drawn up a list of products linked to the disease.<p>Ready-made sauces …