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10 Cauliflower Bites We Can't Get Enough Of — Recipe Roundup

I think it's pretty clear that we're obsessed with cauliflower here at Kitchn. We've turned it into rice, mashed "potatoes," pizza crust, soup, mac …

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The Effects of Marijuana on Your Body

Marijuana is made from the shredded and dried parts of the cannabis plant, including the flowers, seeds, leaves, and stems. It’s also known as pot, …

Corn Oil vs. Canola Oil

Corn oil and canola oil are both pleasant-tasting oils used in cooking, frying and in salad dressings and marinades. Corn oil is made from corn …

This Is the Unhealthiest Vegetable You Can Eat, According to Harvard Scientists

Is corn bad for you? What about peas? They are vegetables, after all… These are the diet questions we find ourselves asking. And we're not the only …

10 Foods Filled With Probiotics

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> 100 Most Healing Foods<i>, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at</i> …

Nutrition

What is healthier: natural sugar, table sugar or artificial sweeteners?

The average American consumes almost 20 teaspoons of sugar per day. Do you need a sugar detox?<p>The average American consumes almost 20 teaspoons of sugar per day. Let’s break that down: It’s about equal to a serving of jelly beans plus nine Hershey’s Kisses plus a couple of Double Stuf Oreos, plus a …

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This Is Your Brain On Cheese

Which one torments you the most? Polly-O string cheese? The Cheddar Lovers Cheeseburger from Wendy’s? The Stuffed-Crust Pizza from Pizza Hut? All of them? You’re not alone. Cheese is one of the hardest habits to regulate day to day. What keeps most vegetarians from going whole-hog vegan? Not eggs. …

McDougall Newsletter: July 2013

<b>Dr. McDougall’s Ten Favorite One-Liners</b><p>We live in a world of witty one-liners and sound bites, which I find useful for conveying my dietary messages. …

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17 healthy foods that can actually cause you more harm if you overeat

1/<p>Broccoli<p>First off, it's worth highlighting that most people don't even come <i>close</i> to getting as many vegetables as they should in their daily diet, …

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 …

Is Cheese Good For You? The Best Study Ever Claims It May Have More Health Benefits 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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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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

This curated column is authored by Darius Foroux, Founder ofThe post Stop Spending So Much Time In Your Head appeared first on iamwire.

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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 …

Profanity's Roots in Brain Chemistry? Damn Right

Tech & Science cognitive science swearing language<p>When Benjamin Bergen was working on his new book about profanity, the reaction he would most often …

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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, …

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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 …

Depression

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> …

Your Comprehensive Guide to Probiotics

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