Stephanie Netwal

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Is coconut oil really a miracle food? Surprising facts about this saturated fat

Wondering about all the hoopla surrounding coconut oil? Is it really a miracle “super fat,” as many natural health bloggers claim? Coconut oil's champions say it works as a treatment against everything from Alzheimer’s disease to thyroid issues. So, what's the truth?<p>No miracle fats<p>Despite what some …

Coconut

The best exercises for perfect breasts that will help to keep them firm.

Add to Flipboard Magazine. Beauty and health should go hand in hand with longevity. Everybody knows that it’s harder to keep the beauty and firmness …

italiers.com

High fish consumption in pregnancy tied to brain benefits for kids

When mothers eat three sizeable servings of fish each week during pregnancy it may benefit children's brains for years to come, according to a large study in Spain.<p>Researchers followed nearly 2,000 mother-child pairs from the first trimester of pregnancy through the child's fifth birthday and found …

Brain Training for Anxiety, Depression and Other Mental Conditions

Neurofeedback uses real-time scans to teach patients to try to change how they think<p>A new treatment for psychiatric disorders like depression and anxiety uses real-time scans to show patients how their brains go awry—and how to fix the dysfunction.<p>The treatment is called neurofeedback.<p>There is an …

Depression

Healthy Snack Foods to Eat

Good news for snackers: It turns out, you don't have to worry about fighting the munchies if you've started a new diet or made a resolution to eat healthier in 2016. Instead, it's possible to eat snacks that are good for you <i>and</i> satisfy your need to eat.<p>Before we get to the snacks, though, it's …

The Secret Ingredient for Amazing Guacamole

You've been making it wrong this whole time.<p>I don't expect everyone to agree with what I'm about to say, but I have some very strong opinions about guac that I need to get out. And do know that these feelings come after eating pounds upon pounds of guacamole during my lifetime. My working mantra? …

12 Foods That Will Give You Way More Energy

Recharge your body's batteries with these powerhouse options.<p>The types and the amount of food you eat play an important role in your daily energy levels. In fact, did you know that foods high in fat and calories can leave you feeling fatigued, since they require more energy to digest? To stay alert …

The Right Way to Meet Your Protein Needs

Got protein? Scan supermarket aisles and you’ll see protein claims on everything from cereal to cookies. Protein is important, especially as you get …

Nutrition

An Underrated Technique to Set Yourself Up for Success in the New Year

So many of our New Year resolutions fail because we miss this crucial step.<p>Jack has a lot to look forward to in the coming new year, if he could only solve one problem. Already an in-demand business consultant, prominent speaker, and bestselling author, he expects massive growth in his personal …

Self-improvement

Holiday cookie recipe: Double-chocolate espresso walnut cookies

Sometimes you just want chocolate. Lots and lots of chocolate. This cookie recipe, from Julienne in San Marino, doesn't disappoint. Semisweet and bittersweet chocolate find their way into these cookies, with a little espresso powder thrown in to boost the intense flavor. This is one cookie that is …

What Marijuana Actually Does to Your Brain and Body

Marijuana. Pot. Weed. Whatever you call it, it’s the most popular illegal drug in the world, gaining support for legalization for both medicinal and …

Cannabis

This Raspberry White Russian Will Make Your Night!

<i>This Raspberry Russian may just be your new favorite holiday cocktail. A twist on a classic White Russian, with black raspberry liqueur in place of the traditional coffee.</i><p>Cheers to the holidays! Here, have a drink. Or two. Because that’s what the holidays are all about, after all: friends, family, …

6 'healthy' foods that actually have a ton of added sugar

As though the world is really trying to derail your health, there are foods out there -- by "out there," we mean "in the grocery store" -- that masquerade as healthy, but are actually full of added sugar.<p>While that may sound delicious, sugar is pretty bad for you.<p>Want to avoid that all-too-familiar …

What Is Your Mindfulness Personality Type?

If you told me that I had the personality of a sea slug, would I fire you for insulting me, or would I promote you to head of marketing because you demonstrated that you really know how humans think and behave?<p>Single celled organisms like protozoa have simple, binary mechanisms for survival: they …

Trippy Networks: How LSD Changes Consciousness

<b>LSD is known to cause changes in consciousness, including “ego-dissolution”, or a loss of the sense of self. Despite a detailed knowledge of the</b> …

The 10 Most Important Things to Prioritize if You Want to Be Successful

If who you are isn't who you'd like it to be, here are some helpful, worthwhile ways to steer yourself toward what is important.<p>Business cares about enterprise.<p>Leadership cares about people.<p>Entrepreneurship cares about flexibility.<p>Creativity cares about innovation.<p>What you care about defines who …

Self-improvement

38 Nutrition Experts on What They Eat for Breakfast

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Single Cheese-Like Slices Of Chocolate Are Now A Thing

A grilled-chocolate sandwich? Yes, please.<p>Love chocolate but always longed for it to be sold in a form reminiscent of Kraft Singles? Wish granted.<p>The Japanese candy company Bourbon is now selling individual slices of chocolate wrapped in film.<p>Each pack contains five 2-millimeter (0.08-inch) thick …

Here's How to Save Spoiled Wine In Less Than 1 Minute

Um, and for literally one cent too. That's $.01. One cent!<p>Have you ever opened a bottle of wine, been <i>so pumped</i> to drink it, thought it smelled a little weird, but needed the wine and drank it anyway? (You have.) (We all have.) Don't do that! Never do that again! This mind-blowing wine trick from …

Taking LSD for breakfast makes you better at your job

<b>We have partnered with The Global Drug Survey, the world’s largest of its kind, and the results of which are used to influence government drug policy. Last year, 100,000 people took the survey, with their invaluable insight into drug habits proving influential on a worldwide scale. Look out for</b> …

Research says, having a dog as a kid is amazing for your mental health

Countless studies have been done to show the positive associations between having a pet dog and the mental well-being of the adults who have them. …

Antidepressant Appears to Protect Against Compound That Causes Dementia

<b>In addition to treating depression, a commonly used antidepressant medication also protects against compounds that can cause memory loss and</b> …

Neuroscience

Chocolate Chip Cookie Hair is the Newest Color Trend and It's Actually Stunning

You're going to love this.<p>With all the rainbow hair trends popping up every other day, it's exciting to see a new hair color that's inspired by something totally different than mermaids — like food!<p>Hairstylist Ryan Pearl of Cutler Salon in NYC has developed a shade he calls,"chocolate chip hair …

Study Confirms Only 1 TBSP of Coconut Oil Produces Powerful Changes To Your Health

A simple tablespoon daily of coconut oil could promote weight loss and improve cardiovascular health, reveals a new clinical study.<p>Sayer Ji, Green …

Christmas Brunch

From glazed cinnamon rolls to a cheesy bacon and onion quiche, here are fantastic Christmas brunch recipes.

Tim Tam crisis: War erupts over Australia's favourite chocolate biscuit

The battle over an Australian chocolate biscuit has turned a sweet business relationship rather sour.<p>The humble Tim Tam is at the centre of a tussle …