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8 Foods That Have More Iron than Beef

<i>by guest blogger</i> <i>Caroline Praderio</i><i>,</i> <i>food and nutrition writer for</i> Prevention <i>magazine and EatClean.com</i><p>So you got the memo that excessive red meat consumption is a disaster for the environment and your health, not to mention the animals, and that we should all eat less of it.<p>But isn't cutting down on …

Why dieting for just one day -- or just one meal -- changes everything

Your health should be a priority every day of the week, but that's easier said than done.<p>Inspired by Meatless Mondays, the nationwide push for (very) part-time vegetarianism, we asked three Los Angeles-area nutritionists to share their suggestions about what to quit — or take up –— once a …

4 Necessary Habits for Anyone Who Wants to Lose Weight

<i>Article Source: makeyourbodywork.com</i><p>When it comes to getting in shape or just shedding a few extra pounds, there is no shortage of advice you could follow.<p>"You have to eat a protein-rich diet."<p>"High-intensity interval training is the key."<p>"Lift heavier weights -- it will boost your metabolism."<p>We …

EVEN DOCTORS ARE AMAZED BY THIS REMEDY: IT PREVENTS HEART ATTACK, LOWERS CHOLESTEROL AND BOOSTS YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

Honey and cinnamon are a powerful combination that can treat many conditions and illnesses. It has even been approved of by health experts and …

8 Herbs That Balance Hormones, Boost Adrenal Health and Fight Stress

Energy without any jitteriness. Relaxed, yet alert and clear-headed. Stamina, performance, and workout recovery. Balanced hormone flow. This …

Beat Your Back Pain With 5 Exercises

Back pain is as common as getting a cold. Back pain can be caused by a sedentary lifestyle (sitting all day at your desk) or a rigorous workout schedule. Two entirely different situations, but the same outcome: a bad back. You also can experience back pain from a bad mattresses, poor posture, …

Why the new, proposed U.S. dietary guidelines are provoking controversy and ire

On Wednesday, a congressional hearing will take up the new, proposed U.S. Dietary Guidelines, a process that has <i>always</i> been political, but perhaps …

Take These Simple Steps To Maintain Bone Health

Make no bones about it. As we approach middle age, the bare-bone truth about your skeleton is that, especially in pre and post menopausal women, you can only maintain or lose bone density. You cannot naturally regain it. There are some strong prescription medicines out there that reverse bone …

Ghost Stepping - Photographs and text by Molly Lamb | LensCulture

<i>Molly Lamb is one of the 50 best emerging photographers for 2015, as voted by the eight-member international jury for the LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards 2015. Here is her winning entry and artist’s statement. View her profile to learn more about her and to see more of her great work.</i><p>It probably …

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Why should I eat organic? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Joanna Blythman

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Organic farmers only treat their animals with antibiotics when they show clinical signs of illness.’<p>84<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/3c76aeb34883678d0d2ebfab524caa8ff607e9d8/0_200_3699_2219/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Frank Baron for the Guardian<p>The Farmers’ City Market store in Hampton Hill …

3 scientists share Nobel Prize for medicine for work on parasitic diseases

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Nobel Prize for medicine has been jointly awarded this year to three scientists for their work on parasitic diseases.<p>Half of the award goes to Ireland's William Campbell and Japan's Satoshi Omura, who discovered a new drug to treat infections caused by roundworm parasites.<p>The other half …

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Photographer Uses Fireworks and Long Exposures to Make Trees Drip Light

“Impermanent Sculptures” is a series of light-painting photos by Brazilian photographer Vitor Schietti. One of the interesting ideas found in the …

Photography

The only 15 foods worth buying organic

Instead we're faced with awkward produce-aisle decisions every time we step foot into a grocery store — is this worth paying 50¢, $1, $5 more?<p>What are the health implications, and is organic equally important across the board?<p>Let's get real here: Most organic food has not been proven to be "better" …

Gorgeous Surfboards and Skate Decks Completely Cloaked in Famous Classical Artworks

Surfing and skateboarding culture has gone classical in this beautiful collaboration. As a continuation of their period-themed boards, Boom-art has joined forces with the European surf company UWL to create <i>504</i>, a series of surfboards and skate decks featuring the work of renowned artists Jan …