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Gestational Diabetes Meal Ideas

Gestational diabetes (GDM) is a type of diabetes that develops during pregnancy. This disorder, characterized by elevated blood sugar levels, is …

Pregnancy and Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes and Pregnancy

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that is first seen in a pregnant woman who did not have diabetes before she was pregnant. Some women have …

Diabetes

CEO Secrets: How to make a small business really big

Think about how you can "scale up" your company from the moment you set it up. That's one piece of recurring advice we've been hearing on CEO Secrets, our series where we ask prominent bosses to share their business advice.<p>But what's it like to turn a very small company into a huge, multinational …

Small Business

4 Ways Mindfulness Improves Your Productivity

When you hear the word "mindfulness," the word "productivity" isn't likely the first association that comes up for you is it?<p>The most common conceptions of mindfulness include ideas like "slowing down," or "being in the moment," and some people think that mindfulness practice means sitting still …

The Things Successful Leaders Do and Don't Do to Build Relationships

Ph.D., Author and Speaker<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are many components of leadership success, but none of them is more important than the relationships you build, on and off the job. As John McGuirk says, "The ability to form friendships, to make people …

Self-improvement

How To Land A Job In 90 Seconds

While the average interview lasts roughly 40 minutes, 33% of hiring managers admit they know within 90 seconds if you’re the person they want to hire.<p>To put that into perspective, it takes the average person 90 seconds to write a response to a text message.<p>So in the same amount of time that it …

Leadership

4 Simple Branding Trends From Successful Startups

As fall begins to set in, it becomes clear that 2015 is on its way out and a new year is ready to begin. That means that, as a brand, it’s time to …

20 biggest reasons why startup companies fail

Startup companies seem to have all the fun. They create new markets, disrupt old ones, get ridiculous amounts of money from venture capital firms, …

Entrepreneurship

How A Normal Girl Like Me Became Somebody’s Sex Slave

I thought I was looking for a boyfriend when I set up my online dating profile.<p>I’d never had much luck with dating. It wasn’t that I wasn’t …

The Painfully Slow (but Incredibly Valuable) Rise of Mobile Payments

Why now is FINALLY the time for small businesses to get on board with mobile payments.<p>The world will have 1.75 billion smartphone users by the end of the year. Yet despite this massive level of smartphone penetration, many of the world's largest markets have failed to drive widespread adoption of …

FinTech

10 Invaluable Tips for Incoming College Freshmen (From A Recent Graduate)

Finally, high school is over. No longer will you be at the mercy of a pre-determined bedtime and no longer will your parents have complete control …

6 Common Sense Tips to Immediately Improve Your Life

Another day begins and here you are, lost in your own thoughts, caught between the fantasy world of your future and the cold, harsh reality of the …

5 Paradoxes of Learning: Is your usual method for learning backfiring?

Sometimes we charge into learning something new full of excitement. But as the weeks go by, our passions sometimes fly away. What seemed exciting at …

Pulitzer Prize

10 Sincere Pieces Of Advice For The Class Of 2014

1. Don’t expect to have everything figured out.<p>Some of you know exactly what you want, some of you have no clue, and some of you are probably …

15 Fitness Habits You Need to Establish In Your 20s

Your future self will thank you

30 Health Choices All Women Should Make By Age 30

See how many you can check off so far

Annals of Internal Medicine

50 Things Every College Senior Wishes They Knew Freshman Year

Your first year of college should be the craziest time of your life and consist of many solo cups, “wish-you-hadn’ts,” and a few pointless attempts …

The 8 Powerful Communications Secrets Every Person Can Use

I have recently re-connected with a personal hero of mine: Pamela Maier, a personal counselor or “life coach” as she describes the role she fulfills, “because I now have a life.” Pamela is a delightful individual who’s lived a variety of experiences in her 79 years. Beginning at an orphanage in …

The Ultimate Boot-Camp Workout

Tired of your usual gym routine? Us too. So we talked to Stacy Berman, certified trainer and head of Stacy’s Boot Camp in New York City. The result? A six-week workout plan from the new <i>WH</i> book, <i>The Big Book of Exercises</i>. It'll whip you into shape--guaranteed!<p><b>Week 1:</b><br>5-minute warm-up jog or jump</b> …

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.

DASH a drug-free way to lower blood pressure

<b>The question</b><p>I have high-normal blood pressure. Are there certain foods that can lower it? I want to avoid taking medication.<p><b>The answer</b><p>Making changes to your diet – and losing excess weight if needed – can help you get your blood pressure under control. And it's important that you do.<p>It's estimated …

Fit Fix: Best Diet in the World?

<b>1) Best diet in the world announced.</b><p>In its annual best-diet list, <i>U.S. News & World Report</i> ranked the Dash diet as the No. 1 most effective diet …

Jameis Winston

5 Ways Exercise Impacts Your Brain

Now you really have zero excuse to skip your workout<p>You know that exercise helps you stay fit and toned and can help you slim down. But that's soooo not the only reason to hit the gym—it's also hugely helpful for your psyche. We rounded up the top ways that it helps your brain, not just your</b> …

7 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning

Because who wants to blow off an ugly sweater party just to go to the gym?

Flip Your Script- How to Write a Better Life Story | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>Flip Your Script- How to Write a Better Life Story</b><p>Whether we recognize it or not, our lives are driven by a story; it follows a script that we have …

When Your Life's Mission Is to Lose Weight

I have a family member, let's call her Etta.<p>Etta has been on a diet ever since I've known.<p>Well, that's not quite true, actually.<p>She's been on 500 diets ever since I've known her. From Atkins to South Beach to intermittent fasting to all carbs to vegetarian, she's been through them all.<p>And yet, …

Why The DASH Diet Is Named The #1 Overall Best Diet Every Year

Experts are pretty much obsessed with this plan.<p>To be honest, the DASH Diet sounds like something the Kardashians would hawk.<p>But DASH—which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension—is far from a fad diet. Created by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), the DASH Diet is …