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Fruits and vegetables you should never eat raw — and the ones you should

Depending on how we prepare our favourite vegetables and fruits, some can lose their nutrients if they are cooked for too long.<p>“The best methods for …

Eating Cheese Every Day Is Actually Better For You Than You Think

Despite the fact that studies have already proven cheese has some known health qualities, it's often regarded as, well, <i>not good</i>. It's called an …

Holistic Medicine

20 Post-Workout Meals That Are Super High in Protein (and Plants!)

There's no hangriness like post-workout hangriness. You know, the kind where you could house an entire pizza no problem.<p>If you really don't want your …

This is what a brain injury feels like

As a science journalist, Elizabeth Lopatto had reported on the effects of brain injuries. But nothing prepared her for the experience of having one<p>I opened my eyes to see a clear blue sky and two men leaning over me to put a brace around my neck. I don’t know if I was already on the stretcher or if …

Scientists reverse brain damage in a two-year-old girl after drowning

Using a combination of oxygen therapies, doctors have been able to successfully treat a toddler who was left in water for 15 minutes<p>US scientists …

The idea that you need to get sun for vitamin D is a myth

A lot of folks think summer is the perfect time to head outside and soak up all the vitamin D from the sun they couldn’t get during the winter. It’s an essential nutrient that helps our bodies use other substances key to good health, like calcium and phosphorous.<p>But while it is good to come out of …

Wellness

Learning to read and write alters brain wiring within months, even for adults

Let’s hear it for the written word. Learning to read can have profound effects on the wiring of the adult brain, even in regions that aren’t usually associated with reading and writing.<p>That’s what researchers found when they taught a group of illiterate adults in rural India to read and …

The Brain

7 foods that help protect against dementia

Get these brain-boosting foods in your shopping basket to help protect against dementia and Alzheimer's disease<p>It can seem like every few weeks, …

Nutrition

How I Stopped Being a People Pleaser

I've been a people pleaser of the worst kind for most of my life. I used to try to make everyone else happy and dodge their displeasure at my own expense. By doing this, I created a world where I placed my well-being in the hands of others for them to crumple up like a piece of paper thrown in the …

Stop Spending So Much Time In Your Head

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Startups (India)

5 Crazy-Easy Healthy Vegan Recipes Even Carnivores Will Devour

Chances are you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to be healthier in some way, shape, or form (props to you). Whether it’s all about eating breakfast …

Dr. Mark Hyman: 4 Food Myths That Drive Me Nuts

Since the release of my book <i>Eat Fat, Get Thin</i>, I've noticed fierce debates on social media and other news sources about things like calorie counting, …

5 Ways to Prevent Regrets

The holidays are a time of retrospection. Here are some thoughts on how to keep looking back in a positive light.<p>Every December I get a chance to review the year. Not just because the year is ending--my birthday is December 22nd and the older I get, the more behavior and actions I have the time to …

Positive Thinking

Profanity's Roots in Brain Chemistry? Damn Right

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12 Vegetarian Buffalo-Flavored Dishes for Game Day

It’s football season! Nothing says fall quite like watching football with your friends and family, surrounded by autumn decor, spiced cider and wine and perhaps a cozy fire. But let’s face it: Football food isn’t exactly KNOWN for its health factor. There are lots of ways to indulge healthily, …

Cooking

This is what eight weeks of mindfulness training does to your brain

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettPractising mindfulness – spending time paying attention to your current mental experiences in a non-judgmental way – has been …

Mindfulness

2 factors affect whether antidepressants will work for you — and scientists have finally put them together

But even when my depression threatened to cut me off completely from the world around me, I struggled with the decision to take antidepressants. It wasn't just that I'd been taught to believe that "going on meds" was giving up. No, what really worried me was how I'd cope if the drugs didn't …

The Brain

The 4 secrets to remarkable focus

Have you said any of these recently?<p><i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i><p><i>I make plans but I don't follow through on them.</i><p><i>I get things done… but not the</i> …

Mindfulness

Your Comprehensive Guide to Probiotics

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Eating

5 Things that therapists wished their patients knew before coming to therapy

Here's what you need to know to make the most out of getting counseling<p>People ask me time and again what they should expect in therapy. “Will the …

Massage Therapy

Here’s A Super-Effective Workout Method For Losing Weight

Fitness expert Mike Donavanik, C.S.C.S, says that there are two problems with many workout routines: They burn you out too quickly and they’re</i> …

Fitness

How Yawning Is Linked to Having a Bigger Brain

Yawning is one of the great mysteries of life. You see someone yawn, and you feel like yawning yourself. You get tired, you yawn, presumably because …