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5 Desserts That Will Never Cause Weight Gain, According To Nutritionists

The occasional yummy dessert, enjoyed in moderation, makes meals 100 times more delightful. But if you’re trying to lose weight or have healthy …

Dessert

Having too much empathy can lead us to burn out — but there are ways to use it as a superpower

Empathy is a really great thing. It helps us become better people by understanding and relating to other people's emotions, and sympathise with what they are going through.<p>But if you are in tune with too many people's emotions too much of the time, you may experience "empathy burnout," which is …

Empathy

Body Positivity Is a Scam

How a movement intended to lift up women really just limits their acceptable emotions. Again.<p>In the beginning, there was the Dove Campaign for Real Beauty. It started innocuously enough, with a 2004 photography show in Toronto, then expanded to billboards, traditional print ads, and videos, all …

Feminism

5 surprising foods that are OK to eat if you have high cholesterol

Everyone has cholesterol. Defined by the Mayo Clinic as "a waxy substance that's found in the fats (lipids) in your blood," the substance has been given a bad rap. The truth is, cholesterol on its own isn't bad — having high amounts of it, however, can increase your risk of developing heart disease.<p>…

9 food parts you should never throw away

If you're immediately tossing those leftover parts of fresh produce in the trash, you could be missing out on some powerful nutrients—and losing money in the process.

Immune System

6 foods you should be eating for healthier skin

It's almost summertime, and you know what that means: sun and sweat! Emphasis on the sweat. The sun and warm weather make us feel happy, but the sun can damage your skin, and sweat and sunblock can make you break out. While sunblock should be your first line of defense against skin cancer and …

Skin Care

‘How Many Eggs Is It Really Safe To Eat Per Week?'

We asked the egg-sperts. (Sorry, had to!)<p>I’m an egg addict. Despite the fact that “become a stellar cook” makes it onto my list of New Year’s resolutions year after year, life (and a dinky New York City kitchen) has a way of trumping my best intentions.<p>Enter the egg. Whether in an omelet, on …

I Ate 3 Eggs Every Single Morning For a Week – Here’s What I Learned

I’ve always liked eggs – they’re filling and delicious, but for some reason, I just can’t be bothered to make them on the weekdays because I’m too …

Breakfast

I Spend $25 A Week On Groceries And You Can Too

College is being on your 2nd cup of coffee, knowing that it would be your 6th if you could afford it.<p>February 16, 2018<p>You can’t eat healthy on a …

Car negotiating secrets for people who hate haggling

A short stint as a car salesman taught me that dealers are pros who negotiate all day for a living — and they always have the home field …

Kelley Blue Book

The 4 Types of Problem-Solvers (and Why Knowing Which One You Are Will Make You More Successful)

There is more to motivation than ambition and work ethic. Learn how to recognize and maximize key drivers for business success.<p>Entrepreneurs are typically highly motivated individuals. Driven and ambitious, they see the reward in taking less predictable approaches and embracing routines that stray …

Fuel your morning with these apple and sweet potato protein pancakes

Unless your breakfast has a good-sized serving of protein, you can count on daydreaming about lunch just a couple hours later. And that goes double …

Breakfast

An effortless way to improve your memory

A surprisingly potent technique can boost your short and long-term recall – and it appears to help everyone from students to Alzheimer’s patients.<p>When trying to memorise new material, it’s easy to assume that the more work you put in, the better you will perform. Yet taking the occasional down time …

The Brain

Love Coffee? Surprise! You Probably Aren't Drinking Enough, According to Science

It turns out there's a perfect amount of coffee to drink, and it's more than you think.<p>Do you start the day with a mug of coffee, followed by a second mug, and then a third around 3 pm to help you make it through the afternoon? And do you sometimes worry that you're consuming too much caffeine and …

7 myths about healthy food people still believe

Whether it’s conflicting studies or confusing labels, it’s becoming harder and harder to achieve a so-called “balanced” diet.<p>“Nutrition is constantly …

What makes kids picky eaters — and what may help them get over it

Tips you can use to help raise kids who aren’t afraid of food.<p>Some kids are happy to snack on carrots, raw peppers and hummus, while other kids would be happy to follow a carb-based “white” diet of pasta, rice and bread.<p>Why are some kids so fussy about food? It turns out there a dizzying number of …

Kids

We tried loaded fries from major fast-food chains to see who does it best — and the winner is shocking

Loaded fries are the very definition of decadence.<p>Strips of fried potato topped with copious unhealthy, yet delicious, additions like cheese, bacon, chili, beef, or gravy — the breadth of options is limited only by the scope of the imagination.<p>But as with any fast-food item, there's a fine line to …

Fast Food

I have read nearly 800 books, and they all made me realize the same thing

I am an online brand who has contributed over 4,000 articles and videos online. So I generally receive emails, messages, and requests from people around the world. And given that my childhood was not perfect, I battled with poverty, and I also made plenty of mistakes  —  I think I resonate with …

Bruce Lee

Is butter a carb?

Everything worth knowing about macronutrients.<p><i>Every January, fat's in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it to go where we want it to?</i> …

Nutrition

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either)

Steven Pinker's new book reveals three mental biases that will keep you from achieving your leadership potential.<p>If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world …

10 Popular Cauliflower Recipes to Make Right Now

One of the coolest things about being an adult (I use that term loosely) is to see foods that used to take a backseat to other showstoppers finally …

Cooking

The Only Thing You Need to Do to Overcome Fear, According to Neuroscience

How can you overcome fear? Learn how your brain works and it becomes super simple.<p>Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>Truth?<p>I have never met anyone who doesn't face fear.<p>Every …

The Single Worst Way to Respond to Customer Complaints (and How to Avoid It)

People want to protect the freedom they feel entitled to, and it creates a recipe for customer service disaster.<p>Exceptional customer service is critical to keeping your business humming. Getting there can involve all kinds of strategies, but the real key is to grasp that most difficult customer- …

Bread Gets a Bad Reputation, but We Asked Dietitians For the Facts

Fad diets have made us fear bread, but is that because it's actually unhealthy or have we been misguided? With so many different types of bread to choose from, it can be hard to know what you're actually putting into your body. But let's face it, no nose can ignore the aroma of a freshly baked …

There is such a thing as eating too much healthy fat – this is how it affects your body

Eating avocados and snacking on nuts is healthy, but only to an extent.<p>If you've started off 2018 jumping head first into a health kick, the chances …

Science Says This Technique Can Help You Raise Calmer, More Resilient Kids

This 2-step tool can bring them out of chaos and into confidence. It works for grownups, too.<p>My eighth grader is back to the books after a week of pneumonia-induced absence. With each missed school day came another layer of overwhelm at the thought of making up all that work.<p>He'd finish a coughing …

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

In this extract from his new book, Johann Hari, who took antidepressants for 13 years, calls for a new approach<p>In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, because its implications were too inconvenient, and too explosive. American …

Depression

How to lose belly fat: The only 3 exercises and foods to help you burn fat fast

How to lose belly fat: The only 3 exercises and foods to help you burn fat fast<p>If how to lose belly fat is something that’s been on your mind, you’re …

You've Been Charging Your Smartphone Wrong

You've probably been hastening the death of your phone's battery with your charging habits.<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Do you know how to keep your smartphone's battery healthy?<p>Probably not. In fact, you've probably been hastening the death of your phone's battery with your …

Batteries

With a Single Tweet, Elon Musk Taught a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

In a few short sentences, Musk shows how to reach customers effectively: by touching their emotions.<p>Love him or hate him, you've got to give Tesla CEO Elon Musk credit for one thing: The man knows how to use social media.<p>Consider the following tweet, which he sent out on December 26:<p>In a few short …