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Slideshow: 10 Diet Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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Obesity, diabetes and heart disease are just a few of the numerous health concerns surrounding the increase in consumption of high fructose corn syrup. According to the "American Journal of Clinical Nutrition," beverages such as soft drinks and fruit juices are the main mediums through which this …

How to Turn Sleep Paralysis Into Lucid Dreaming

Nightmares no more<p>I awake from a nap on an airplane, but something’s not right. My eyes are closed, my body is still, but yet, I’m conscious, I'm aware of my physical self. There’s internal panic as my eyes dart behind shut lids, and I realize <i>I can’t move</i>. I’m completely frozen, with an acute …

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25 Secret Ways to Save at Target

Shop the end caps, know the clearance codes and download the store's coupon app.<p>If you frequently shop at Target, you already know this retailer can …

The Chick Magnet Workouts

Chick MagnetTwo workouts inspired by the moves women love to see you do.When we asked 20 women to reveal the exercises they love to watch you do in …

13 apps that can make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …

The 5 Quickest Ways to Kill Your Relationship

The majority of us have experienced the moment when we realize a relationship is in rapid decline. Although such a slide often ends in a breakup, it …

How to re-wire your body to burn, not store, fat

Like so many other Americans, Mike Berland had been struggling with a big problem: weight gain and a seeming inability to lose it. An avid golfer, skier, runner and triathlete, Berland could no longer enjoy the activities he loved without feeling terrible or gaining weight. Eating restrictions …

How to Free Yourself From Your Brain

On many fronts people feel the urge to change their lives -- so why don't they succeed? We live in therapeutic times. Advice surrounds us about achieving success. Yet when we set our minds to do something seemingly simple -- losing weight, giving up a bad habit, acting nicer to people, and so on -- …

10 Huge Mistakes People Make When Booking Flights

Photo by Christian Baron/Pexel<p>The view is just better from the top.<p>Tips from a pro on when and how to book your air travel.<p>When it comes to air …

Flying

15 Vegetarian Tacos *Perfect* for Meatless Monday

Even if you’re a major meat lover, it’s nice to set aside Mondays to fill your body with plant-based meals. It’s a great way to set yourself up for a week of healthy eating and give yourself *tons* of energy. Tacos can be a regular part of your meal regimen, thanks in part to the Taco Cleanse Diet, …

Cooking

The best free online business courses starting in April

<i>This post from LinkedIn Influencer John A. Byrne appeared originally on LinkedIn.</i><p><i>Educated … Empowered … Equal.</i><p>That's the dream if you're a working woman. For every woman who leans in, far more are left out.<p>Often overlooked and underpaid, many women still tip-are tip-toeing a cultural minefield in …

The Workout You Can Do With Two Weight Plates

You’ll need a pinch grip, too<p>If the only time you pick up a weight plate is to put it on a barbell, you’re doing it wrong, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p>Weight plates are fantastic strength tools in and of themselves. Just check out Gaddour’s workout—done with two plates and a pinch …

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Eating One Serving of This Food a Day Could Help You Lose Weight

Hint: They're magical.<p>The newest weight-loss superfood has been right under our, uh, noses all along. New data published in the <i>American Journal of Clinical Nutrition</i> confirmed that beans, along with lentils and chickpeas, are proving themselves to be magical fruit indeed.<p>For the study, researchers …

Nutrition

Porn and the Threat to Virility

Noah Church is a 26-year-old part-time wildland firefighter in Portland, Ore. When he was 9, he found naked pictures on the Internet. He learned how …