Sarah Ann Platt

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Will digestive enzymes help IBS?

The symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome can be uncomfortable and interfere with an individual's quality of life. More research on digestive enzymes …

When School Becomes a Game

Adam Avery<p>How can educators get students to be more engaged? Some experts say it's a matter of gamifying the learning experience.<p>Every year, the American Psychological Society talks to Americans about their mental state. In 2013, the topic was stress—and the group found that, of the teenagers who …

3 Digestion-Boosting Tonics To Down Between Bites Of Stuffing & Pie

<i>The big day is here, and hopefully, you’re indulging your body and soul in time with family and friends and delicious food. While we’ve spent the</i> …

Digestion

A Heavy Blow to One of America's Most Controversial School Boards

A new lawsuit focuses on a district whose governing board is dominated by ultra-Orthodox Jews who send their kids to private schools.<p><i>Updated on November 17, 2017.</i><p>As is the case in districts across the country, the racial composition of a school board in the New York City suburb of Ramapo doesn’t …

Education

21 Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Just Soup and Curry

Lentils may not be the most attractive ingredient in town, but that doesn’t mean they should be avoided. Full of protein and fiber, easy to prepare, …

Healthy Eating

Stress Has A Major Affect On Digestive Health, & It Disproportionately Affects Poor Women

The impact of stress on mental health is widely discussed, but now scientists are beginning to look more specifically at the impact it can have on …

Why I'll Keep Putting Out Scary Halloween Decorations

There is a fiery debate raging on my neighborhood listserv. There are two, actually. The first, now with more than 117 comments, concerns a …

Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?

The disintegration of Jake’s life took him by surprise. It happened early in his junior year of high school, while he was taking three Advanced Placement classes, running on his school’s cross-country team and traveling to Model United Nations conferences. It was a lot to handle, but Jake — the …

Middle School

3 Nutrients You Should Add to Your Diet

Even if you watch what you eat (most of the time), generally healthy eaters can still miss out on critical vitamins and minerals that the body needs …

Dalí/Duchamp review – surreal bromance between art's odd couple

<b>Royal Academy, London</b><br>With their dirty jokes, sly puns and decadent eroticism, these subversive provocateurs have more in common than you might think – but there’s no doubt who was the greater artist<p>In a note on a piece of scrap paper, Marcel Duchamp explained why he adopted the name Rrose Sélavy …

A Mediterranean LOW-CARB diet is better for your heart and waistline than a LOW-FAT plan, study shows

A low-carb diet is better for your heart health and your waistline than a low-fat diet, a new study suggests.<p>An eating plan that reduces food such as …

Science Says the Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Do These 9 Things

Chances are, there's something on this list you're missing.<p>Much has been written about the attributes of high-achieving adults, and what makes them different from everyone else. But if you're a parent, a more compelling question may be: "What can I do to make sure my kids succeed in life?" Here's …

How to Do 16 Different Types of Push-ups

Push-ups are pretty damn hard. My high school cheerleading coach insisted that the whole squad could bang out 20 push-ups by the time summer cheer …

Workouts

10 Thought-Provoking Quotes From the One-of-a-Kind Artist Andy Warhol

The king of pop art would be 89 this Sunday.<p>August 6, 1928 marked a major day for not only the art world but the <i>entire</i> world. It's the day one of the most influential artists and celebrities ever was born, Andy Warhol.<p>The iconic artist's fame went beyond the canvas. Warhol, who led the …

The Man Who Holds the Top Secret Recipe for Butterbeer

Meet the chef who invented the recipe for Butterbeer, which is a closely guarded secret.<p>A few years ago, “Butterbeer” was just a delicious-sounding word on a page (or at best, a glimpse in a movie). Now you can actually get your muggle hands on it— along with a Puking Pastille, Chocolate Frogs, and …

Forward Labs' new solar roof is 33% cheaper than Tesla's - and it can be installed in half the time

Tesla gets all the attention lately when it comes to solar roofs, but start-up Forward Labs has been hammering away at their own solar roof …

Skip the Crunches in This Quick Standing Abs Workout

If you want a strong core and flat abs, skip the crunches. Seriously! You need to work your abs standing to truly reap the benefits of all your effort. Not only are standing ab exercises more functional, they burn more calories since these exercises take more effort. Grab a set of medium-sized …

Workouts

11 Low-Carb Lunches That Aren't Just Salads

If you're trying to stick to a low-carb diet, by now you've probably realized that it's hard to find lunches that make the cut. Sure, salads are an …

Healthy Eating

I lost 20 KG with Intermittent Fasting and Strength Training

What kind of decision maker are you ? According to this article from business.com, there are 5 types: 1) The gut-instinct follower, 2) The …

Intermittent Fasting- Unwinding the Clock

I never use the same protocol or regiment for the same clients. The human body is so uniquely designed that no 2 people in the world are identical …

What Apple Cider Vinegar Can (and Can't) Do For You

Every time I think the ACV craze has finally settled down, another magazine article, website, or new product line proves me wrong! Apple cider …

Weight Loss

List of Food Carb Values - Quiet Corner

Carbohydrates (carbs) are an important ingredient needed in an everyday diet to build and repair cells, provide energy and maintain blood sugar …

Hey, Students: 5 Things That Are Wrong With Your Cover Letter

We've written a lot about the link between college and the workforce — and the kinds of skills graduates will need in the 21st century to succeed. One of the skills you need is knowing how to present yourself. To put your best foot forward in the workplace, and in life.<p>And so, as we started to read …

What Happens When Young Adult Protagonists Grow Up? – BLARB

Anne of Green Gables makes a terrible adult.<p>Whimsical, imaginative, and open-hearted as a young girl, the 30-something mother of six has given up her …

Mom’s Dramatic Before-And-After Pics Of 2 Pound Weight Loss Prove That Weight Is A Lie

When it comes to losing weight, most people depend on the scale to show results. But this mom and fitness blogger proved that weight is just a number.<p>…

Fitness

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Is The Renewable Transition Harming The U.S. Economy?

Recent data from the 2017 Sustainable Energy in America Factbook suggests that sectors of America’s energy market are quickly shifting towards …

Renewable Energy

New map reveals the world's most toxic countries

Just about every country in the world grapples with pollution, no matter how rich or poor they are. But you may not be aware of just how toxic your …

Public Health

Here’s How Intermittent Fasting Is Beneficial - Infographic

Fasting is one of the various methods used by people these days to lose weight, as well as to stay fit and healthy. Sometimes, if fasting isn’t …