Maria Ventura

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11 foods that can make you look younger

However, the foods you eat can help you age better, both inside and out.<p>Here are 11 foods that can help you look younger.

Nutrition

Sunken Cities: the man who found Atlantis

One day in 1999, the French maritime archaeologist Franck Goddio went diving off the coast of Egypt. He was poised to make the most important discovery of his life.<p>That day, the visibility of the waters in <b>Aboukir Bay</b>, at the north-western edge of the Nile Delta, was terrible: at a depth of around …

How Do We Know The Age Of The Universe?

In an ideal world, when we want to uncover the answer to a question like “what is the age of the Universe,” we’d have an incredible number of independent lines of evidence, all converging to the same answer. But in reality, there are only two good ones, and one is better than the other.<p>The “good” …

Princeton University

Why Your Brain Needs More Downtime

Every now and then during the workweek—usually around three in the afternoon—a familiar ache begins to saturate my forehead and pool in my temples. …

This Researcher Says Diabetes Is Not Always Chronic. Here’s How to Cure It

Nearly half of the people in a new clinical trial reversed the condition with this method<p>If you Google type 2 diabetes, reliable sources—like the National Institutes of Health website—will tell you that it’s a chronic condition.<p>But Newcastle University researcher Roy Taylor, M.D., begs to …

What I Tell My Patients To Eat For Clear, Glowing Skin: A Hormone Expert Shares

<i>Dr. Sara Gottfried is a Harvard-trained MD, bestselling author, and leading expert on hormones. That's why were thrilled to team up with her for a</i> …

Here's How To Eat For Better Workout Results

Because housing a bag of cheese puffs after your run is apparently not the most productive strategy.

Increase Your Flexibility Without Stretching

If you watch people perform lifts, you'll notice that many of them move through short and abbreviated motions. One of two things is happening: …

Top 10 Pitfalls to Weight Loss: Don't Make These Common Mistakes | Poliquin Article

A lack of <i>consistency</i> may be the most harmful trait if you are trying to lose weight. But, even if you are motivated and consistent with your exercise …

Nutrition

3 Mental Training Tips for Getting Better at Dealing with Pain

Pain. Suffering. Misery.<p>As an endurance athlete, you’re going to encounter pain. You’re also expected to be able to tolerate and manage that pain. …

Turn Your Water Into A Tonic With These 5 Simple Recipes

Must. Drink. More. Water.<p>Boring, right? We all know what we should be doing, but drinking more water can be a bore if you don’t want to add heavily …

Recipes

8 Cleansing Spring Foods To Support Your Liver

There's a reason that asparagus is the celebrated veggie of spring. Yes, it is one of the first vegetables to make itself known in the garden, but …

Nutrition

7 foods that can help fight seasonal allergies

Ah, glorious spring. Birds are happily chirping, plants are sprouting, and that mountain of snotty tissues by your desk is growing exponentially—at least if you have allergies. But before you restock your supply of allergy meds and tissues, try rethinking your diet instead. (Take back control of …

How fat cells work and why it’s impossible to “burn” them off

When we think about our weight it’s often tied to how much fat we have in our bodies.<p>But in early 2016, scientists debunked body-mass index (BMI), a calculation of someone’s percentage of body fat based on their height and weight, as a measure (paywall) of overall health. The authors argued that …

Nutrition

Five Delicious Dishes You Didn't Know You Could Make in Cast Iron

A cast iron skillet is one of the most useful pans you can have in your kitchen. They’re unmatched for getting a good, flavorful sear on a steaks and …

9 Habits That Will Improve Your Mornings

Mornings are my enemy. I hate waking up and love sleeping in, but that just doesn't fly anymore having an 18 month old. Starting your morning off on the right foot sets the tone for the rest of the day so I am a firm believer in making your mornings go as smoothly as possible. These 9 habits will …

Time Management

This Optical Illusion Will Completely Mess With Your Sense Of Perspective

The Brain Photo credit: Glen Lewis-Steele/VimeoThese mind-melting light shades are like something straight out of M.C. Escher's imagination.The …

How This Busy Mom Lost 100 Pounds and Crushed a 6-Minute Plank

Shawna Fearn shed a whopping 24 percent of her body fat.<p>RELATED: The 7 Best Weight-Loss Snacks That Aren't Fruits or Veggies<p>RELATED: The Personal Victories 5 Real Women Treasure More Than Their Weight Loss

The Best Way to Clean Out Your Pores

For most of us, pores have been the bane of our existence since we first looked in the mirror and saw them (and the requisite blackheads) staring back at us. But unlike cringe-worthy class pictures and braces, it's pretty much impossible to grow out of big pores. And, adding insult to injury, they …

Skin Care

10 of the Best Green Beauty Products You Can Find at the Drugstore

It's true: Clean beauty products don't have to be expensive.<p>It's true: Clean beauty products don't have to be expensive.<p>More<p>Each product we feature …

Skin Care

10 Foods to Eat When You’re Constipated

Unclog those pipes, baby.<p>Remember that one time you couldn't poop for a few days and it hurt (and stunk) like hell? Most people have felt that same pain. Constipation is one of the most common gastrointestinal problems, affecting 42 million people in the United States, according to the National …

You’ll thank us after reading these 11 rules for healthy hair

In the age of blowout bars, extreme dye jobs and perms (yes, they’re back!), it’s not a question of if your hair is damaged but of how bad the …

I Travel Alone to Meet Other People

Trust me, I know it sounds counterintuitive -- but hear me out.<p>While my first solo adventure served its purpose in that it got me to face myself in a way I never had after the ending of a long-term relationship, it also taught me a ton about relationships and human connection… and that I’m not …

Solo Travel

The Way You Store Your Food Is Ruining It

Many of my clients assume they should be eating fresh, raw produce to reap the most health perks possible. But the reality is, several studies have …

Smallest known genome to support a living cell created by scientists

A synthetic chromosome composed of just 473 genes has become the smallest known genome that can support a free-living microbial cell, scientists have …

Genetics

Better Than Falafel? Israel's Sabich Sandwich Has My Vote

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>I'm convinced that one of the world's greatest sandwiches comes from the Middle East. And I am most certainly <i>not</i> talking about falafel. My obsession is the <i>sabich</i>, a pita sandwich stuffed with fried eggplant, hard-boiled egg, …

Food

5 Easy Dinner Ideas for the Work Week

<i>Hey, Kim here! Please welcome back one of my all-time favorite food bloggers to Glamour Living. If you missed her first post, check it out here. xx</i><p>Hi, ladies! Round 2 of recipes coming your way here on <i>Glamour</i>! This week it's all about dinner ideas that will keep you happy and stress free. I rotate …

Cooking

Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a unicorn

Tired of having ideas and not being able to execute on them, Nick Fredman learned how to code.The post Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a …

Codes