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

My Best Stuff<p>The rising Toronto rapper tells us all about his custom jacket guy, and why nothing beats nostalgic treats.<p>By Yang-Yi Goh21 hours …

Lifestyle

How ‘Healthy Foods’ Are Killing You

Professor Laura A. Schmidt of UC San Francisco’s School of Medicine writes about the perils of sugar—explored in the documentary That Sugar Film, in …

Can Healthy Eating Reverse Some Cancers?

<i>Part 4 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Fighting Cancer<p><b>About Dean Ornish's TED Talk</b><p>Dr. Dean Ornish studied how lifestyle changes could help people with chronic heart disease; he wanted to figure out if there was a way to do the same with patients with some types of cancer.<p>Read Dr. Ornish's studies …

Why 'Skinny Fat' Can Be Worse Than Obesity

We have a big fat problem. America is a fat nation, and we are failing to solve our big fat problem. Failing big time. Almost 70 percent of Americans are overweight. The latest study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows about 35 percent of Americans are obese.<p>It comes as …

Diabetes

If You Want to Improve Your Memory, Try Climbing a Tree

Turns out, the secret to remembering where you left your car keys may not lie with the tried-and-true method of retracing your steps or inside a …

Your Gut and Heart Health Connection

<i>By Carra Richling</i><p>What does your gut have to have to do with your heart health and other chronic disease?<p>A lot.<p>In the past few years, scientists have dedicated millions of research dollars to the investigation of the microbiome, the complex ecosystem of microorganisms that inhabit our intestinal …

Immune System

From Fit To Fat To Fit. A Study On Deliberate Weight Loss and Gain

Drew Manning is an Author and Personal Trainer/Fitness Coach that has been through quite the journey! We were lucky enough to get the details of this journey in an interview with him, and we were totally blown away by what he was able to do.<p>But first, a little backstory on Mr. Manning...<p>Drew grew …

Not So Fast: Understanding the Science of Cleansing and Fasting Diets May Help Everyone

It is common knowledge that what you eat impacts your weight. To connect the two, Americans have followed the fads from the 1970's low-fat/high carbohydrate diets to the current low carb/high protein caveman and paleolithic trends.<p>New data from University of Southern California researchers suggests …

How much food does that exercise earn you? You might be surprised

In a small new study, volunteers who were shown chocolate and sports drinks after an exercise workout could not correctly guess how much would be an equal ‘reward’ for the calories they had just burned.<p>Surprisingly, they chose amounts that were much too small – either underestimating how many …

Poor sleeping patterns link to cancer

<b>Irregular sleeping patterns have been "unequivocally" shown to lead to cancer in tests on mice, a study suggests.</b><p>The report, in Current Biology, lends weight to concerns about the damaging impact of shift work on health.<p>The researchers said women with a family risk of breast cancer should never …

Cancer

Can Your Gut Health Influence Brain Function?

Written by: Kevin CannIn my last article I wrote about a study showing how our gut microbiome can play a critical role in our development of a …

Neuroscience

How much food does that exercise earn you? You might be surprised

(Reuters Health) - In a small new study, volunteers who were shown chocolate and sports drinks after an exercise workout could not correctly guess how much would be an equal ‘reward’ for the calories they had just burned.<p>A woman exercises as the sun rises over Victoria Park in Leicester, central …

What You Need to Know About Running in the Hot, Hot Heat

<i>By Mikelle Street for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(photo: Getty Images)</i><p>There are a lot of runners on the street these days. No, really -- in 2014, for the first time in history, according to a Running USA report, there were more than 2 million people who finished half-marathons in the U.S., with New York City leading …

Coffee May Decrease Diabetes Risk, Because Coffee Is Awesome

As if you needed another reason to drink it!<p>Your major coffee habit may help reduce your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.<p>Researchers found that habitual coffee drinkers -- meaning those who had more than 1.5 cups per day -- were half as likely to develop Type 2 diabetes …

Let Americans know what's in their food

<b>(CNN) —</b> One morning, just over a century ago, President Theodore Roosevelt threw his breakfast sausages out of a White House window.<p>That, at least, is how one humorist painted the picture of the President upon reading Upton Sinclair's now-classic novel "The Jungle," set amidst the severe and …

8 vegetables it’s better to eat raw

<b>(AP)</b><p>You’ll get the most out of these cancer-fighting cruciferous veggies if you don’t cook them<p>Reynard Loki<p>July 21, 2015 9:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Cooking vegetables is usually a good idea: Heat breaks down cell walls, releasing antioxidants. But heating cruciferous …

3 Ways to Battle Stress and Be More Productive

<b>"Who feels stressed?"</b> I ask as an opening to my talk at a Fortune 100 company. Inevitably almost every single hand shot up in the air. It frankly did not surprise me. How many of us feel overwhelmed and stressed on a daily basis just thinking about the never ending, long to-do list of tasks and …

Aerobic exercise helpful for asthma

(Reuters Health) - People with moderate to severe asthma who add aerobic exercise to their treatment regimen may have an easier time controlling common symptoms than people who rely on drugs alone, a small study suggests.<p>Women take part in an aerobics class at the gymnasium of a sports center in …

Here's What's Actually Happening To Your Body When You Get A Sunburn

Make sure your SPF game is strong<p>We all know too much time in the sun can cause skin cancer, but do you know what's actually causing your sunburn?<p>A new video from SciSchow explains exactly how your skin goes from its natural color to brown or bright red. As the video puts it, the <i>sun</i> is not actually …

Skin Care

Is It Possible to Drink Too Much Water?

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p>By Amanda Woerner for Life by DailyBurn<p>We've all heard the "rules" of hydration: Drink until your urine is clear; hydrate before you get thirsty. But what if those guidelines aren't quite right? A new statement released this week by a panel of 17 experts suggests that some of these …

Wellness

Your School Grades Affect Your Risk of Dementia

In a presentation at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, scientists report that getting good grades in school is among the …

How A Cardio Workout Can Improve Your Work Life

Don't quit your job. Just go for a run!<p>There's a reason why going for a jog when you're stressed feels so darn good. And it turns out that emotional release from exercise doesn't just lower your cortisol levels -- it can help protect you from career burnout as well.<p>We all know that feeling of …

Exercise

How much water should you drink every day to stay healthy and hydrated?

With a heat wave gripping much of the country, many people are guzzling more water than usual to try to stay cool and hydrated. The convention wisdom …

Multivitamins and supplements to take or not to take

People ask me this question quite often: "Should I be taking certain vitamins and supplements?" And the answer is, quite honestly, “It depends.” …

The One Thing Nutritionists Wish You’d Stop Doing

From food bloggers to television shows to Pinterest boards, there's an overwhelming amount of nutrition information, everywhere you turn. How's a …

Coffee drinking may lower inflammation, reduce diabetes risk

(Reuters Health) - Coffee drinkers in a long-term study were about half as likely to develop type 2 diabetes as those who didn’t drink coffee, and researchers think an inflammation-lowering effect of the beverage might be the key.<p>A man sits in a The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf cafe in the rain in the …

Don't Forget To Brush Your Teeth. Seriously.

You'll hold your toothbrush close tonight.<p>Brushing twice a day is good for your breath and gums and all, but it also helps out your whole body.<p>Francesco D’Aiuto, senior lecturer at the Eastman Dental Institute in London, chatted with The Guardian about what he refers to as the the "mouth-body …

Dentistry

Effect of poverty on brains may explain poor kids' lower test scores

(Reuters Health) - The effect of poverty on children’s brains may explain why poor youngsters tend to score lower on standardized tests compared to wealthier students, a new study suggests.<p>“What was already discovered is there is an achievement gap between poor children and middle-class children,” …

Restaurant Meals Are Just As Unhealthy As Fast Food

Fast food is associated with clogged arteries, obesity and overall poor health, but full-service restaurants are often serving up even more sodium and cholesterol than their quicker counterparts.<p>New research published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that, compared to meals …