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A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest ticket to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news …

Exercise

Forgetting makes us smarter. Use these tricks to remember what you need to

It's not only normal, but necessary, for our brain to forget material that is no longer relevant.<p>We’ve all been there: You head into a room with purpose only to find yourself standing aimlessly, scratching your head, unable to remember why you entered in the first place.<p>Forgetfulness (when not …

The Brain

13 Habits For Raising Well-Adjusted Kids

I keep seeing posts about “entitled kids” making the rounds lately. In fact, you don’t have to look hard before you see things written about how …

Parenting

The One Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie You Should Have Every Morning To Lose Stomach Fat Fast

We love making smoothies! They’re a great way to get fruit, protein, fiber and anti-inflammatory benefits in one pretty glass. If you have a sweet …

Nutrition

5 foods you should never reheat in a microwave

Some 30 years ago, American kitchens received the gift of the microwave and quickly became dependent on it for lightning-fast heating. Younger generations can’t even imagine making oatmeal, hot chocolate, or popcorn without it. And yet so many of us are using the microwave incorrectly for reheated …

Kitchens

19 Sleep-Inducing Drinks to Sip Before Bed

Whoever said, “you snooze, you lose” clearly never suffered from insomnia. From tossing and turning to waking up in the middle of the night, being …

Sleep

21 Ways to Get More Protein Without Eating Meat

There are lots of wholesome ways to increase your protein intake without resorting to meat.<p>fThese days, protein seems to be the superstar nutrient – …

Nutrition

5 healthy foods you shouldn't overdo

A nutritionist explains how you can have too much of a good thing...<p>We've all heard the term 'everything in moderation' yet it often comes following …

15 Incredibly Heart-Healthy Foods

Heart disease accounts for nearly one-third of all deaths worldwide (1).<p>Diet plays a major role in heart health and can impact your risk of heart …

You'd Never Guess This Cookie Is Actually Good for Your Gut

Healthy and delicious: win-win!<p>With everyone snacking on Girl Scout cookies lately, <i>Health</i> was determined to find a better-for-you alternative to …

Dessert

Before and After: A Basic Kitchen Says Goodbye to Boring

Everything about this kitchen is enviable — the stainless steel appliances, the hardwood floor, the rich wood cabinets, the granite, the windows — …

Home Improvement

A Neuroscientist Explains What Cutting Carbs Can Do to Your Brain

With each passing month, certain foods and fad diets come in and out of favor. One food that's been on the "bad" list for a while is bread—more …

You'll be Craving a Bowl of Pho Every Day After Trying These Healthy Recipes

Pho is a light, slow-cooked, Vietnamese noodle broth that's packed with flavour, light, and easy to customise to your tastes. Although the real thing …

Cooking

Your Plant-Based Protein Powder Is Likely Full of Lead and Arsenic: Check This List

"Approximately 75 percent of protein powders had measurable levels of lead." Stunned? Us too. If you're a protein-powder junkie, it might be time to reassess — especially if you use a plant-based blend.<p>Clean Label Project, the national nonprofit focused on health and transparency in product …

Protein

How to Make Energizing Banana Bread With Avocados

Avocados give this grain-free loaf a moist texture and tons of fiber and nutrients.<p>Banana bread ”it can be a sugar bomb thinly disguised as healthy …

Breakfast

The Air Opus pop-up camper inflates in 90 seconds flat

The Air Opus Camper makes on-the-road living easy with an amazing self-inflating system that pops up in 90 seconds flat. Simply flick a switch and …

Camping

See the winning images in the International Landscape Photographer of the Year awards

The gorgeous wilds of Patagonia and New Zealand are captured in the winning images of the International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition.<p>Chosen from more than 3500 entries by over 850 photographers, the winner of international competition is Maxe Rive from the Netherlands. His …

Landscape Photography

18 Tips That Every Student Needs In Their Life

There's no better feeling than being completely organised and ready to go.

Make This Sheet Pan Balsamic Chicken and Broccoli for Dinner

February is not my favorite month. While I'd like to think I'd spend time in my kitchen making long, labor-intensive dinners, like lasagna bolognese …

Cooking

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

This Breakfast Will Boost Your Metabolism for the Entire Day

We know that eating breakfast is one of the golden rules for boosting metabolism. But it's safe to assume that feasting on a donut at 8 a.m. won't do …

Breakfast

Use This Dietitian-Approved Method to Lose Weight Without Limiting Portions

We've been told that portion control is the key to weight-loss success, and in many cases, it totally can be. But what if we told you you didn't have to control portions and you could still lose weight? Yes, there's a catch. You have to eat the <i>right</i> foods.<p>The concept has been referred to as "volume …

24 Warm Dessert Recipes for All of Your Winter Sweets Needs

Winter is the perfect time of year to hone your baking skills. After all, there’s nothing cozier than cuddling up on the couch with a soft blanket and a tray of warm brownies, fresh from the oven. A mug of spiked hot chocolate sipped in front of the fire does the trick too, and we’d never turn our …

Dessert

Protein-Pacing: The Science-Backed Secret to Getting Fitter Faster

New research from Skidmore College confirms what trainers around the world consider the perfect diet and exercise regimen: A workout that checks all …

Exercise

9 Reasons You Should Eat Dark Chocolate Every Single Day

Those of us who love chocolate don’t really need an excuse to eat it every day ― having a bar stashed in the kitchen is reason enough. But if you’re one of those chocolate lovers who feels a little bad about your habit, we have great news for you: eating dark chocolate with a high cocoa percentage …

Holistic Medicine

The best times of day to eat fats, carbs, and protein

<b>• It's important to create an eating schedule that optimizes certain foods at the right times, according to experts.</b><b><br>• Start off the day with a breakfast high in protein to increase energy levels.</b><b><br>• Eat complex carbs in the evening to regulate leptin, the "satiety hormone."</b><p>Making time in the day to …

Nutrition

9 Buddha Bowls to Stay Healthyish This Year

We’ve said it before: Bowl food rocks. Seriously, mounds of veg, protein, and greens, usually drizzled with some delightfully creamy sauce... how …

Healthy Eating

7 Crazy-Good Salad Recipes You'll Actually Want to Eat

Whether you made a resolution or ditched it all together, there's one universal aim we all have on our New Year's wish list, and that's to be …

What to eat before, during and after a workout

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have long known that what you eat before, during and after you exercise can make or break a workout and possibly affect your fitness results.<p>So what do nutritionists recommend to munch on? It turns out that quality carbohydrates are important pre-workout and lean proteins …

Nutrition

The Easiest, Best Dishes to Lose Weight at Every Meal

The best recipes to lose weight should be both healthy and delicious—so who says you can't have both? When it comes to taking care of your body and …