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The biggest reason you gain weight as you age has nothing to do with your metabolism

You've probably heard that once you hit 40, it's all downhill when it comes to your weight.<p>That inexplicable force we call our metabolism does begin …

Fitness

Ten silly things you do that make you less likable

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good …

Self-improvement

24 Things People Don't Realize You're Doing Because Of Your Social Anxiety

“24 Things People Don’t Realize You’re Doing Because of Your Social Anxiety” was published on The Mighty.<p><i>Written by</i> Sarah Schuster<p>When people think of social anxiety, many imagine a shy introvert who doesn’t go out and doesn’t say much. While this version of social anxiety exists, living with it is …

Self-help

Weight-loss tips for every day of the week

When it comes to weight loss, every day of the week brings unique opportunities and challenges.<p>How do you boost your chances for slimming down as some of the biggest eating holidays of the year approach? TODAY asked Isabel Maples, a registered dietitian nutritionist and spokeswoman for the Academy …

Weight Loss

‘Transition caused more problems than it solved’

When Elan transitioned 20 years ago, it was hard – but equally difficult and isolating today has been the process of detransitioning<p>Elan Anthony knows more than most about trans identity issues. Born a boy 42 years ago, he transitioned from male to female at 19 and then detransitioned to male three …

LGBTQI

How to eat carbs and lose weight

When trying to lose weight, many people cut out carbs. But this is a huge misconception, according to a top nutritionist.<p>Thanks to the rise of the …

Nutrition

These Are the 13 Foods a Dietitian Insists Her Clients Eat For Weight Loss

A big chunk of weight loss success has to do with your diet, so it makes sense to get advice from an expert on healthy eating. We asked certified …

13 Foods That Could Be Affecting Your Sleep

It’s a strange phenomenon that you can pour yourself a glass of red wine at dinner and somehow find yourself falling asleep on the couch by 8 p.m. …

Sleep

You don’t need to do a prolonged fast before surgery.

In 1946, obstetrician and cardiologist Curtis Lester Mendelson discovered a disturbing phenomenon: He found that some women who had anesthesia in …

Freelancing

Scientists Find 'Happy' Jam That Boosts Creativity in Experiments

You've definitely heard this one before.<p>Chances are, if you work in an office you don’t have Spotify on full blast. Same goes if you’re a student …

Creativity

The amazing fertility of the older mind

It’s never too late to learn – if you go about it in the right way.<p>If you ever fear that you are already too old to learn a new skill, remember Priscilla Sitienei, a midwife from Ndalat in rural Kenya. Having grown up without free primary school education, she had never learnt to read or write. As …

The Brain

15 weight-loss tips and biggest mistakes to avoid

Losing weight can be tricky business: Even if you’re armed with an arsenal of weight-loss tips, when you’re insanely busy it can be tough to focus on …

Nutrition

We’re eating too much meat and it’s making us sick

While Senate Republicans work to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the future of health insurance in our country remains unknown. But what we do know is that chronic diseases and conditions continue to be the leading cause of disability and death and claim 90 percent of the US health care …

Health Care

Lashing Out When You Sleep Could Be a Sign of Brain Disease

What if dreams could actually give you important information about your future? There's a certain form of dreaming that could. A team of Canadian …

The Brain

Harvard Researchers Reveal 7 Powerful Techniques to Keep Your Brain Healthy | Inc.com

Even though some cognitive decline is normal as you age, being proactive with your brain health can ensure you stay at the top of your game long into your golden years. But just how exactly do you do that? With plenty of tools and options out there, Harvard researchers have sorted through the noise …

The Brain

Coconut oil isn't healthy. It's never been healthy.

<i>Corrections & clarifications: An earlier version of this story misstated Marie-Pierre St-Onge’s title.</i><p>The American Heart Association recently released a report advising against the use of coconut oil.<p>The Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease advisory reviewed existing data on saturated fat, …

Coconut

23 Low-Carb Snacks To Eat When You're Trying To Be Healthy

Because eating fewer carbs can still be delicious.

Healthy Eating

15 Foods You Should Never, Ever Eat

Hard-and-fast food rules are made to be broken. But some common foods are seriously bad for you. "It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die …

Health

Scientists Uncover a Higher State of Consciousness

Neuroscientists from the University of Sussex made a pretty neat discovery as they claim to have just found evidence of a higher state of …

Important: 15 Skincare Tips for Your 40s, 50s, and Beyond

Most women want their skin to look youthful and healthy, but anti-aging advice is not one-size-fits-all. The beauty products, habits, and lifestyle …

Artery-clogging saturated fat myth debunked

Among doctors and the public alike, there is a popular belief that dietary saturated fat clogs up the arteries and results in coronary heart disease. …

The Genius Trick For Picking The Right Lipstick Shade

Shopping for lipstick may be one of our favorite things to do, but there’s nothing more disappointing than picking out a cool shade and then …

Beauty

To Get Paid What You're Worth, Master This 1 Thing | Inc.com

Over the years, I've consistently fielded the same question: How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It is a good question. It's one we should all ask more often.<p>How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It's No Secret: Master One Thing<p>It's actually pretty easy: Become a master at one thing.<p>No joke. Master one …

Customers

The New Morning Routine:Why Stretching is Good For You

Think about your morning routine—you probably get up out of bed (possibly after pressing snooze a few times), brush your teeth, maybe make breakfast …

Stretching

The 5-Step Plan to Appeal for More Financial Aid

These expert strategies can help you ace your appeal for a bigger financial aid package.<p>You’ve known all along that you’d need to come up with a lot …

College & University

Pneumonia: 5 things to know

<b>(CNN) —</b> Your chest is tight, and at times, it's hard to catch your breath. You wheeze or cough so hard that your sides soon ache.<p>You're so tired, it's as if all the blood has drained from your body. A fever spikes. You get chills and begin to shake.<p>These are all signs of pneumonia, a serious lung …

Public Health

Could the extraordinary compound in cannabis that helps kids with epilepsy make you feel better?

Will Kleidon, a loquacious 27-year-old, and I were sitting in a restaurant called Food Harmonics here on Ojai's main drag the other day, sipping $5 mushroom coffee with shots of CBD elixir.<p>It was delicious, if slightly expensive.<p>If you have been paying attention to what's going on in the cannabis …

5 Valuable Employee Benefits You May Not Be Taking Full Advantage Of

Did you know that on average, your wages are only about 70% of your total compensation? That means if you’re not taking advantage of these benefits, it may be like losing 30% of your paycheck. In honor of National Employee Benefits day tomorrow, let’s take a look at some of the most valuable but …

Retirement

A huge sigh of relief on health care

<b>(CNN) —</b> As House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the Republican health care bill from voting, I could almost hear the giant sigh of relief from Atlanta and across the nation's health care establishment.<p>Hidden in the nooks and crannies of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was a provision to eliminate $1 …

Health Care