Meghan Shanahan

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The Majority of Americans Are Unhealthy, Scientists Say

Here's something that will not shock you: Scientists say the four basic behaviors that constitute a "healthy lifestyle" are a good diet, moderate exercise, a recommend body fat percentage, and not smoking. Check these four boxes and you're protecting yourself against heart disease, cancer, and type …

Body Fat

7 Simple Techniques to Cut Your Workday in Half |

We all want to know that we're doing our best to be successful, but too often we feel ourselves becoming less productive even while we're working longer hours.<p>Good news!<p>A new study finds that being productive really is more about working smarter, not harder. The study looked at musicians' practice …

Time Management

13 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

Genius tips from people whose job it is to make you feel better.

Forget About Meditation. This Simple Practice Can Change Your Life

Your yoga teacher, shrink and shaman all told you that you should practice meditation. You saw Ellen Degeneres endorse TM -- that's Transcendental Meditation for those who've lived under a rock for the past 50 years -- on TV and thought perhaps it was time to invest $1000 in your spiritual growth. …


16 Quotes About Happiness From Entrepreneurial Superstars |

Starting and operating a business just might be the most challenging and stressful thing you ever do.<p>You know what else it is? Satisfying. Gratifying. Totally fulfilling. Incredibly rewarding.<p>But not all entrepreneurs are happy with themselves, their businesses, and their success.<p>The definition of …


Could a Microbe in Your Gut Help You Lose Weight?

Title: Could a Microbe in Your Gut Help You Lose Weight?<br>Category: Health News<br>Created: 6/23/2015 12:00:00 AM<br>Last Editorial Review: 6/24/2015 12:00:00 …


Sugar vs. high-fructose corn syrup: Is one sweetener worse for your health?

Jun 22, 2015 10:36 AM EDT Health<p>By Dennis Thompson / HealthDay<p>High-fructose corn syrup has long been portrayed as a major villain in the American …

Super Green Food Burns Fat

Super green food is gaining more popularity every day it seems because people are beginning to realize how beneficial it can be to your body. One of …

7 lies about red meat the food industry wants you to believe

The USDA insists it’s a key component of a healthy diet. A wealth of research would suggest otherwise<p>In 2005, the USDA rolled out a new food pyramid reducing red meat’s place in a healthy diet. Recently, an advisory committee developing the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which are revamped …


Amy's Kitchen Is Opening An All Vegetarian Drive-Thru

America is getting another all-vegetarian drive-thru next month. Amy's Kitchen, a company known for its vegetarian convenience food and frozen meals, will open its first restaurant in Rohnert Park, California, a city north of San Francisco.<p>Quick service and cheap prices won't mean fat-laden mystery …


The Dark Side of the Spoon: What Astronauts Eat in Space

Listen up folks, this is important. You know astronaut ice cream? That hard, crumbly freeze-dried mystery sweet in the guise of a Neapolitan? <i>Astronauts don't actually eat it</i>. I know, I was shocked too. In fact, it's only even been in space once—back in the 1960s, when an astronaut requested ice …

Space Exploration

Kye's Montana: Review

<i>Are you tired of falling into a food coma after eating?</i><p>I recently watched several documentaries on GMOs and all of the chemicals - pesticides, antibiotics, hormones - that are put into foods in America so when I saw Kye's "Super Foods" restaurant opening on Montana Avenue I decided to try it …


42 Practical Ways To Improve Yourself

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.


Protein: How Much Is Too Much

Protein is an important macronutrient that plays a role in many bodily functions and is a necessity of a proper diet. But how much is too much? Research shows that most Americans consume more than enough protein each day, especially in the form of animal sources like beef, pork, fish, chicken and …


44 Inspiring John C. Maxwell Quotes for Leadership Success |

Being a great leader is all about having a genuine willingness and a true commitment to lead others to achieve a common vision and goals through positive influence. No leader can ever achieve anything great or long-lasting all alone. Teamwork goes hand in hand with leadership. Leadership is <i>about</i> …


Guys, Here's The Honest Truth About Traveling In Europe Vs. Traveling In Canada

From sea to airport to sea.<p>I have no monies left.

European Travel

Study Says Fructose Causes Weight Gain and Inactivity

You get a quick energy boost from sweet foods, right? Turns out that sugar rush might be somewhat of a myth. Eating foods with fructose can not only cause you to gain weight but also change where fat is deposited on your body—and can actually make you <i>less</i> active, found researchers at the University …