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Does Intermittent Fasting Help With Weight Loss?

Use these habits to keep your waistline in check and still feel energized.<p>Intermittent fasting for weight loss is not a new concept: skip a meal every once in awhile or eat next to nothing several times a week. But before you say “no thanks” to your next meal, it’s important to note that there is …

Holistic Medicine

Can I Sign Up for Social Security and Medicare at the Same Time?

Coordinating your benefits can be a smart move.<p>Social Security and Medicare together make up the backbone of financial support for retirees in …

Retirement

Aetna Said to Plan Asset Sales to Quash Antitrust Worries

Aetna Inc., the health insurer, is preparing to sell assets worth several billion dollars as it seeks to quell regulatory concerns over its proposed …

Health Care

Summery Zoodle Recipes to Keep Dinner Healthy and Light

Summer means longer days, weekend getaways, grilling-season, and, of course, the introduction of so many in-season fruits and veggies that make their way into our meals. Zucchini is one of those yummy veggies that is so versatile it can even be eaten as a pasta substitute (aka zoodle). These 15 …

Japan’s decluttering guru says she is on a mission to 'organise the world'

Interview: Marie Kondo, Japan’s superstar tidying guru, tells the Telegraph how Shintoism influenced her methods - and how life with a new baby has not dented her devotion to order<p>She has revolutionised underwear drawers around the world, likes to thank belongings for their service before binning …

Minimalism

New Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Watch your sugar, but enjoy the eggs and coffee

For all you health-conscious eaters who have your eggs and coffee with a side order of guilt, get ready to celebrate the latest government advice: It's OK to eat foods rich in cholesterol, drink as many as five cups of joe daily and enjoy a range of long-disparaged fats.<p>That pronouncement is part …

Why Low-Fat Diets Make You Fat (And Unhealthy)

You are not necessarily what you eat. You would think that ingesting something would raise its levels in your body and for most nutrients this is true. Ingesting vitamins raises your vitamin levels. Indulging in sweets ups your blood sugar, but unless you are diabetic, only to a point. Then the …

Nutrition

What to Eat to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

But you don’t have to download every weight loss app in existence and track your every calorie to figure out the formula. Losing weight and staying …

How to Stop a Charley Horse in the Middle of the Night

Discover what’s behind this painful cramp, and treat it so you can get back to sleep quicker<p>The dreaded charley horse: No one really knows how it got its name, but up to 60 percent of adults experience the occasional nocturnal leg cramp, which can feel like a painful spasm, tightening, or …

Sleep

25 Healthy Dinner Recipes for Two

One might be the loneliest number, but two is pretty difficult too—at least when it comes to making dinner. Whether you’re wooing a significant …

Cooking

9 Smart Ways to Make an Old Home Feel New

There are ways to keep the character, but also make it feel fresh.<p>In my ideal world, I would have a new home filled with old-home charm. Apparently, a knock-down is not in my family's budget, and neither are the high-quality building materials that I would want to use. The solution? Finding ways to …

4 Ingredient Quinoa Salad - fANNEtastic food | Registered Dietitian Blog | Recipes + Healthy Living + Fitness

Get ready. This is going to blow your mind. <b>4 Ingredient Quinoa Salad</b> – you officially have no more excuses for eating fast food for dinner. :)<p><b>4</b> …

Here's What Healthy People Actually Eat All The Time

For when you're trying to eat healthy but you also have zero idea what to make and don't want to be sad.<p>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

This Is Your Brain on Not Enough Sleep (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you’re so tired and you haven’t slept a wink, your mind goes on the blink. That’s more than just a play on a quaint batch of Beatles lyrics. It’s the truth.<p>The sleep-starved mind <i>is</i> a mind on the blink, a groggy, impaired ball of mush.<p>…

Sleep

24 fruits and vegetables that will extend your lifespan

No one food is going to change your life, but a diet rich in these fruits & vegetables will start you on your way<p>It may come as a shock to regular readers of health publications, but there is no such thing as a superfood. While sensational headlines are full of magical foods that can transform your …

Nutrition

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair Gods<p>Becks gets a fade, Tyler the Creator goes leopard, and more.<p>By Megan Gustashaw2 days agoView More<p>Sneakers<p>And they're already sold out on …

Everything You Need to Know About How to Cook in College

Back to school? Don't settle for subpar cafeteria food. Here's how to be a master dorm chef.<p>The mere thought of campus food evokes thoughts of congealed pizza and tasteless dining-hall casserole. And when most collegians say they "cook"? They really mean they know how to stir powdered cheese into …

Food

9 Healthy Recipes for Back to School

Summer’s easy, but also kind of hard. Easy because you don’t have to think about packing up school lunches, hard because—well—you have to think about …

Healthy Recipes

12 fitness 'truths' that are doing more harm than good

How many times a week do you need to work out to get in shape? If you're trying to lose weight, should you focus on exercise or diet? Is it better to hit the gym in the morning or at night?<p>Whether you want to tone up, slim down, or simply boost your mood, you've likely come across these questions, …

Exercise

22 Pesto Recipes for When You Want Greens and Cheese

The no-cook sauce that will never let you down.<p><b>If it's green and leafy,</b> chances are we want to mix it with cheese and nuts and call it a pesto. These recipes call for basil, collards, ramps, and even kale to make all kinds of riffs on our favorite green sauce. It's really an excuse to eat more …

Cooking

The counterintuitive secret to weight loss Coca-Cola doesn’t want you to know

A new campaign urges us to focus on getting more exercise. Reams of data tell us that’s not enough<p>Don’t stress too much about cutting calories if you want to shed pounds—focus on getting more exercise. That’s the controversial message beverage giant Coca-Cola is backing in its new campaign to curb …

Holistic Medicine

'Sleeping On It' Really Does Help You Solve Your Problems

If you're struggling to solve a particularly difficult problem in your waking hours, it might be time to take a break and snooze instead.<p>A recent study in the U.K. found that sleep could help facilitate difficult problem-solving by helping the brain transfer information from the hippocampus, a …

Hippocampus

Brazilians Cybershame Gilberto Gil's Daughter For Healthful Lunchbox

Brazil is the largest country in Latin America, and it's expanding, if you look at waistlines. Almost half the country is now considered overweight. Compare that to 30 years ago when the rate was half that.<p>It's a common problem in the developing world, where rising prosperity often means greater …

Brazil

Two Great Things Exercise Is Guaranteed to Do For You

Everyone knows that exercise is good for your heart. That's not one of the two things I was talking about, but it's good to remember. Stroke and heart disease are two of the leading causes of death in the U.S. and no one wants to die sooner than necessary!<p>The Centers for Disease Control and …

Mental Health

Rise of 'light smoking' among women causing widespread health concerns

Two alarming new studies are highlighting the dangers of smoking, especially for women. TODAY’s Erica Hill talks with Dr. Erika Hamilton about these new studies, Dr. Hamilton is an oncologist and associate director of the breast cancer program at the Sarah Cannon Research Institute.

Cancer

When To Start Taking A Cholesterol Pill? The Decision Is Yours

You may be wondering what to do, if anything, about your cholesterol levels.<p>Many people, including health professionals, are still puzzling over a groundbreaking revision of cholesterol guidelines that was released almost two years ago. The guideline, from the American College of Cardiology and the …

Medicine

Even If You're Lean, 1 Soda Per Day Ups Your Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

It's true that being overweight or obese is a leading risk factor for developing Type 2 diabetes.<p>But attention, skinny and normal-weight people: You may be vulnerable, too.<p>Lots of lifestyle choices influence the risk of diabetes: everything from whether you smoke to how much you exercise (or …

Diabetes

No More Hidden Sugar: FDA Proposes New Label Rule

Sixty-five grams of added sugar. That's how much you'll find in a 20-ounce bottle of Coca-Cola.<p>But can you picture 65 grams? It's about 16 teaspoons worth of the sweet stuff.<p>The Food and Drug Administration wants to make it easier for Americans to track how much added sugars we're getting in the …

Diabetes