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12 healthy eating habits that work, according to science

But as fun as the diets may seem, it's often difficult to stick with them for more than a few weeks. As a result few people actually see any long-term results.<p>Rather than trying one of those, here are 12 science-backed habits that can help boost your health and may help with weight loss as well.

Weight Loss

A soup so brilliant it will make you rethink your Thanksgiving traditions

<i>Editor’s note: This year, our Thanksgiving meal is a virtual potluck. Writers and editors signed up to provide one of 11 dishes, then tested recipes and brought contenders to a final taste-off for a vote. Here’s the winning soup.</i><p>Make soup for Thanksgiving? Who does that?<p>No one I’ve ever shared the …

Recipes

Vodka, nalewka and wine: Polish spirits in transition

Spirits have traditionally played an important - although fraught and contested - role in Polish culture. Even during the years of the communist regime, all sorts of liquors and alcoholic drinks were made at home, often illegally, with the government focusing on the control of vodka and beer …

Alcohol

Secrets to a top-notch grilled cheese

What <i>Ghost</i> did for pottery, Jon Favreau’s <i>Chef</i>did for grilled cheese sandwiches—both films used close-up framing and background music to fetishize an …

Cooking

The 15-minute full-body HIIT workout to burn fat

Shutterstock<p>Shutterstock<p><b>Duration</b> 15<p><b>Exercises</b> 15<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>When you're trying to reduce belly fat and lean out, working out longer isn’t always …

A 15-Minute Bodyweight Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Super short workouts can be very effective for building strength and cardio endurance. This time-efficient bodyweight workout from DAREBEE doesn’t …

The 8 Foods Dietitians Wish You’d Eat More Of

Even though healthy eating can look extremely different from person to person, there are a lot of totally obvious good-for-you-foods we all know we …

Nutrition

Why outdated information is to blame for weight gain

The conventional dietary wisdom for the past quarter century has been “eat less, move more,” referring to reducing caloric intake and increasing exercise. But at the same time, we’ve seen obesity explode into the number one health problem facing Americans.<p>Only two logical explanations exist. The …

These 10 Survival Myths Might Actually Get You Killed

Don't play dead with bears.<p>There's something about the idea of being able to survive in the wilderness that's thrilling. We glorify it with TV shows …

5 Tips to Get Rid of Mental Clutter and Negative Self Talk

Eighty-five percent of our worries never come true.<p>I'm a worrier.<p>It's inherited. Or more likely, it's ingrained.<p>My grandfather worried. My mother worried. I worry.<p>About really dumb things. I'm talking about things that no one else worries about.<p>For example, growing up there was a rule in the house: …

Why You Should Actually Look Forward to Being Alone Forever

We asked a psychologist about how playing the long game as someone who doesn't commit to romantic relationships can pay off.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>For years, single people have been painted as failures. Hollywood has managed to make three Bridget Jones films on that loose …

The talking dead: How personality drives smartphone addiction

<b>(Kostenko Maxim via Shutterstock)</b><p>Temperamental people are more likely to be addicted to their smartphones than their more stable counterparts<p>James A. Roberts<p>August 5, 2016 8:59am (UTC)<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation.</i><p>How many times a day do you check your …

How to fix common sleep problems with science

There are so many barriers to a good night's sleep these days. Phones, TVs, kids, work — the list goes on and on.<p>We all know we need more sleep. Many Americans don't get the recommended seven to nine hours of shut eye they're supposed to.<p>Sleep can provide incredible health benefits. It can help us …

Sleep

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

One entrepreneur says being very boring can make you very rich

Television is a very glamorous industry. So is media. And retail. Also entertainment. And throw in fashion.<p>Being employed in a fantastically sexy industry is going to give you — possibly — a fabulous life. What it isn't going to do — at least for the majority of people — is make you rich.<p>That's the …

Entrepreneurship

The Disruptive Innovation Behind Pokémon Go

If you're looking to move the needle in your own organization, follow the lead of Nintendo.<p>In an explosive combination of creativity, cutting-edge technology, and brilliant marketing, Pokemon GO has become a global craze in less than a week. The new portable game from Nintendo uses a technology …

How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …

The 2 Qualities That Make Every Entrepreneur Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Donald Trump v Hillary Clinton: what are their key policy differences in battle for the White House

As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump square off in the 2016 US election, here's where they stand on the key issues:<p>Immigration<p><b>Mrs Clinton</b> has said she will end the Obama administration deportation raids, and push for reforms that would give illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship and allow …

Millennials vs Generation Z: What Employers Must Know (Infographic) - Small Business Trends

You’ve no doubt heard about Millennials (also known as Generation Y, born after 1980) for years now. But recent reports indicate a new generation …

The 2nd Amendment Is So White: What the Past 24 Hours Have Taught Me About Black People’s Right to Bear Arms

In less than 24 hours, two black men have been killed by police officers even though the Second Amendment indicates that they should have been …

GOP gun bill in limbo, as Speaker Paul Ryan threatens punishment for Democrats' sit-in

<b>(CNN) —</b> A high-profile gun bill pushed by House Republicans leaders remains in limbo because a key bloc of conservatives opposes it and GOP leaders can't muster the votes to pass it.<p>Democrats pounced on the issue Thursday, tying up the House floor for hours with another push for votes on measures …

Dallas Police 'Ambush': 12 Officers Shot, 5 Killed During Protest

A suspect who was killed by police after snipers shot 12 Dallas officers, five fatally, "wanted to kill white people, especially white officers," police chief David Brown said.<p>The man was killed after authorities cornered him in a garage at El Centro Community College. After several hours of …

Clinton caught in email hurricane

Both sides claim vindication after nearly 5 hours of Capitol Hill testimony.<p>The Republicans may be building their case presenting Hillary Clinton as a liar, but they are losing their argument that she is a crook.<p>During a nearly five-hour grilling by the House Oversight Committee Thursday, FBI …

The Toughest Critic of Hillary Clinton's College Plan? Herself

When Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders first rolled out his plan offering free college tuition to all American students, his political adversary, …

Clinton reiterates email use was a 'mistake' as State Dept. reopens probe

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> As the State Department reopens its investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state, Clinton reiterated on Friday that her use of personal email was a "mistake" that she would "certainly not do again."<p>In an interview with CNN's Wolf …

President Obama on Sterling and Castile Shootings: 'We Are Better Than This'

Speaking from Warsaw early Friday morning, President Obama said all Americans should be troubled by the shooting deaths of Alton Sterling and …