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Nutrition and School Performance

School lunches are experiencing an overhaul due to the 2010 Child Nutrition Bill, because school lunches have been linked to obesity, according to …

Nutrition

Blood lactate responses in incremental exercise as predictors of constant load performance. - PubMed

Seven trained male cyclists (VO2max = 4.42 +/- 0.23 l.min-1; weight 71.7 +/- 2.7 kg, mean +/- SE) completed two incremental cycling tests on the …

Paleo Coconut Flour Zucchini Bread

Zucchini bread is one of my very favorite varieties of “quick bread.”<p>Lightly sweetened, with a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg, it’s a tasty way to use …

Volkswagen makes the world's favorite camper van bigger and better

A year after getting van lifers' minds tingling with the California XXL concept camper, Volkswagen has revealed the production version, the Grand …

Quick Coconut Ice Cream Recipe with Saffron

50<p>8<p>It’s true that the French have a thing for singers in pain. But Americans aren’t really all that different. They had Jacques Brel and Edith Piaf, …

chocolate sorbet

I’m going to take a brief break from your food phobias today to tell you about my newest one. It lives in the freezer. It controls my mind, and at …

Hips don’t lie: A month of daily RomWOD workouts actually made me more flexible

You know that woman who really gets low when she squats? Or how about the one you’ve seen in yoga class who can touch her nose to her knees in a …

10 unmissable hikes in Scotland

If you want some world-class hiking head to the Scottish Highlands & Islands.<p>Scotland’s mountains break no world records for height any more than its …

This Website Has Hundreds Of Cheap First And Business Class Airfares

Search for cheap first or business class airfares and you get a bunch of ads from various search sites and online travel agencies. Even the articles you find simply refer you back to these sites. Go to these sites and for the most part, it’s nothing special. When you find low premium cabin fares it …

Los Angeles

Baking soda might stave off inflammation caused by autoimmune diseases, research finds

Though baking soda is often solely thought of as an important ingredient for making the perfect banana loaf, it has recently become a buzzy wellness …

Autoimmune Diseases

Foodies in Beijing prepare edible wild plants and cook inspired dishes to welcome springtime

A farmer sells fresh Chinese toon at a local market in Yunnan Province. Photo: IC<p>When spring arrives, everything comes back to life, and people want …

Why we should think critically about positive psychology in our universities | Carl Cederström

Buckingham University is to beome a ‘positive’ institution. Yet the wholesale importing of Martin Seligman’s philosophy risks fostering a culture of compulsory happiness<p>Professor Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, flew in from the United States recently to celebrate the launch of a …

Positive Psychology Theory in a Nutshell

Sharing is caring.<p>“Probably the biggest insight is that happiness is not just a place, but also a process. Happiness is an ongoing process of fresh …

Positive Psychology

By Amy Morin on July 25, 2018 in What Mentally Strong People Don't Do<p>Sometimes, it's easy to give people power over your life without even realizing …

The Ultimate Hong Kong Itinerary | 3-5 days in Hong Kong & Macau

Hong Kong is a wonderfully cosmopolitan city in a Specialist Administrative Region of China. A former British colony, the prevalence of English …

Why Deepak Chopra has set his sights on eliminating inflammation

Deepak Chopra, MD, has made it his mission to help people use holistic methods to battle serious health issues like addiction, take control of their …

5 Benefits of Asserting Your Needs—and How to Start Today

If you've ever had to express your needs directly to another person, you know it can be hard to do. Our wishes aren't always aligned with the other …

15 Coaching Questions to Create Your Brilliant Year!

22<p>9<p>6<p>Shares 37<p><i>These 15 Goal-Setting Questions will help you create your best year ever. Set aside 30 minutes, settle in somewhere snug and warm with a</i> …

Goal Setting

8 Lesser Known Cities in Italy To Fall in Love With

When you travel to Italy, the top destinations on your list probably are Rome, Florence, Venice and perhaps a stop for some Tuscan sun. But there are …

How to Make Anything a Daily Habit

Habits – they’re the building blocks of success in any endeavor. Learn how to master them and you’ll be rewarded for the rest of your life (assuming …

15 Must-Visit Spots Along Iceland’s Ring Road

At exactly 828 miles, Iceland’s Route 1 encircles the entire country. With an average speed limit of 55 miles an hour, you could technically drive …

Does Antibacterial Soap Work Better Than Regular Soap?

Soaping up with warm water is the No. 1 way to fight against cold and flu viruses. But when it comes to the type of soap — antibacterial or plain old …

What Happens in Your Body and Brain While You Sleep

Sleep BETTER<p>Sleep isn't a luxury. Skimping on zzz's compromises everything from your immune system to your memory.<p>You might think of sleep as the negative time in your day when nothing on your to-do list gets done. Your brain and several other systems in your body see it quite differently.<p>“Your …

WHY DO WE SLEEP? - PHYSICAL RESTORATION

Does Sugar Lower Your Immune System?

You may have heard the myth that 1 teaspoon of sugar lowers the immune system for 6 hours. But is this really true? Does sugar lower your immune …

Innate immunity of the gut: mucosal defense in health and disease.

2004 May;38(5):463-73.<p>1Mucosal Immunology Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA.<p>Abstract<p>The intestine is an …

Why Trying New Things Is So Hard to Do

I drink a lot of Diet Coke: two liters a day, almost six cans’ worth. I’m not proud of the habit, but I really like the taste of Diet Coke.<p>As a frugal economist, I’m well aware that switching to a generic brand would save me money, not just once but daily, for weeks and years to come. Yet I only …

Why Portugal’s the place all the cool kids of wellness will go to unplug in 2018

When I moved to Portugal last winter, I thought, sure, I might be happier there than I’d been in Brooklyn, but I didn’t realize how much <i>healthier</i> I’d …

Your Year of Nutrition in Review

<i>How to look backward and move forward—healthfully.</i><p>Heaping platters of mini quiches, your aunt’s butter cookies, sugary cocktails. The holidays can …

Nutrition