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Probiotics, prebiotics, and placebos: which is more effective?

The idea of a "healthy gut flora" might have gotten you laughed out of the room just five years ago, but they've slowly been more accepted over the …

Wellness

25 Creative Life Hacks You’d Never Think Of In A Million Years.

Most of the time we forget to think outside of the box. We grow so accustomed to the way things work, we don’t even think twice about doing something …

Cleaning

How Ginger Fights Body Fat

<i>This story originally appeared on Time.com by Amanda MacMillan.</i><p>Ginger, as a supplement or an ingredient in food and drink, may protect against …

Holistic Medicine

How To Keep Roaches Out Of Your Apartment Using These 8 Surprisingly Effective Hacks

If you live in an apartment building in a big city, you might be sharing your living space with some free-loading roommates. I'm not talking about …

Cleaning

6 surprising tips for properly doing the laundry

Even if you're a laundry pro, these tips might surprise you. They'll solve some of your biggest laundry woes and even save you money, from nixing the need to buy dryer sheets to making your whites whiter.<p>Make your laundry smell great without dryer sheets<p>Dryer sheets are the go-to if you want …

Cleaning

A Trainer Says These Are the 8 Best Exercises For Fat Loss

Whether your goal is to lose fat or you want to strengthen your muscles, you might think you need to do different exercises to achieve each. Personal trainer Rob Allen posted this photo to his Instagram account to show that whatever your goal, "Whether you want to lose fat or gain muscle, strength …

Workouts

Study: You're breathing wrong

Simple 1:2 breathing is where it's at, according to a major university study.<br>Read More

Meditation

10 Alternate Medicines Which Could Enhance Your Health

There are occasions when people suffer from severe pain with certain ailments for which conventional medicines do not have remedies. However, there …

This Instant Pot cookbook has over 100 recipes and is just $1 for the Kindle Edition

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17 Nutrition Tips That Change Your Life

Easy Hacks for Health, Muscle, Fat Loss and More<p>1 – Use vinegar to get lean and build muscle.<p>Take 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar before you go …

Can Artery Plaque Buildup Be Reversed With Diet?

Atherosclerosis is a disease in which plaque builds up inside the arteries. Plaque, made from fatty deposits, calcium, cellular waste and blood …

Medical Research

7 Brain-Based Ways to Make Learning Stick

When it comes to student learning, we usually think about how to get information into memory, says expert Marilee Sprenger. But we also have to get …

Everything You Need to Know About the Mediterranean Diet to Lose Weight, Gain Energy, and Live Longer

It seems that every other week, the Mediterranean diet is making headlines. And there’s a reason why this eating plan is touted as one of the world’s …

10 Healing Plants Which Were Used By The Native Americans To Treat Anything From Joint Pain To Cancer For Centuries

More and more people are ditching the traditional medicine and its chemically produced medications and look for natural remedies to every medical …

Mediterranean diet helps you lose weight and prevents ageing of heart and brain, research says

In a world dominated by celebrity fad diets that range from absurd, like Reese Witherspoon's alleged “baby-food diet,” to absurdly unaffordable, such …

Holistic Medicine

A Spiritual Guide Reveals The Best Way To Meditate If You're Ridiculously Stressed Out

You're sitting there trying to meditate, because you're feeling stressed out. Your eyes are closed, you're sitting in lotus position, and you're …

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12 Healing Bowl Recipes That Are Like a Warm Hug

Usually, the term “comfort food” is basically just a synonym for junk food. But while there’s definitely a time and a place for burgers and a gooey …

3 Signs a Toxic Person Is Manipulating You (and What to Do About It)

Chances are high you've encountered a toxic person in your life. You may have even realized this "friend" or family member was no good (kudos to …

8 tips and tricks to get the most out of Fitbit Versa

Fitbit is slowly shipping Versa ($200 at Amazon.com) preorders, with retail availability expected sometime in April. If you're one of the lucky few to have the Versa already or plan on getting one soon, read the tips below to get the hang of your new smartwatch.<p>The buttons<p>There are three buttons on …

Apps

Banish Infection With These 5 Powerful All-Natural Antibiotics

Since the discovery of antibiotics in the 1920s and the development of new products through the 1980s, it has become much harder for scientists to …

51 Awesome Products On Amazon With Thousands Of Reviews That Are Selling Out

Online shopping — especially on a mega-site like Amazon — can be an overwhelming experience. How can you really know if you're going to like whatever …

30 Weird Products On Amazon That Are Mind-Blowingly Useful

Plenty of products exist on Amazon to simplify your life and make chores easier to stomach. But then there's the other stuff — the weird and utterly …

15 incredible Netflix hacks that WILL change your life

Netflix is already hugely popular thanks to the range of TV series and films it has to offer - but even its biggest fans may not be aware of these …

This Remedy Has Baffled Cardiologists! It Will Clean Your Arteries And Reduce Your High Blood Pressure Quicker Than Anything Else!

One of the best spices discovered by Columbus was black pepper. This spice was very precious back then and still is nowadays. People used it as a …

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The Best Mindfulness Exercise Most People Don’t Know

“Live in the moment,” “one moment at a time,” “just breathe,” “look within,” “be in the here-and-now,” “face your problems head-on.” Who’s not …

Here’s Why the Mediterranean Diet Is So Good for Your Heart

The Mediterranean diet consistently finds its way to the top of national diet rankings (including <i>U.S. News & World Report</i>’s Best Diets of 2018). Some would argue it’s not even really a diet — at least not in the conventional sense of following prescribed point systems like Weight Watchers or …

Holistic Medicine

Hypertension? 5 Fruits That May Help You Manage High Blood Pressure Naturally

Hypertension: While maintaining a healthy lifestyle and exercising regularly are some of the primary ways to keep lifestyle diseases in check, there …