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Pediatricians Warn Against Plastic Numbers 3, 6, 7

The next time you use a plastic container or bottle, you might want to look at the little number inside the triangle recycling symbol.<p>In a report …

Pollution

The $30 Home Depot Find That Saved My Rental Kitchen

A while ago, I wrote a post about how to ventilate a kitchen when you don't have a range hood or vent. A number of Kitchn readers recommended …

Home Depot

9 phrases Montessori teachers use to build resilient kids

While we can't possibly protect our children from all of the hardships and challenges life brings, we <i>can</i> help them cope with these difficulties. We …

Parenting

Forget gluten—this might be the actual cause of your health woes

Just when you think you’ve perfected an eating plan that’s good for your gut and won’t cause inflammation, along comes a new buzzword linked to …

This Song Will Instantly Lower Your Stress Level By 65 Percent

It’s well-known that the right playlist can help you focus, sleep, and even make you happier in less than 30 seconds, but now, thanks to a team of …

Run/Walk 10K Training Program

This 10-week 10K training program is designed for beginner run/walkers who want to run/walk a 10K race (6.2 miles). Even if you're not training for a …

Extreme Sports

Why You Need Adaptogen Herbs—and How to Choose the Right One for You

People in our modern age are under a lot of pressure. And while it’s only natural for the human body to release the hormone cortisol in response to …

Weekend Project: Build your own budget-friendly electric bicycle for under $500

Electric bicycles make commuting around cities and urban areas much easier, but the good ones can be quite hard on your wallet. High quality electric bicycles by top brands like Trek’s Super Commuter 8s or Raleigh Redux IE offer both high performance and high quality in a sleek package. However, …

Electric Vehicles

I'm a Vegan CrossFitter, and This Is What I Eat in a Day

I am proof that not all CrossFitters are Paleo and vegans can absolutely thrive and crush their WODS! I'm living proof. I've successfully been eating plant-based for the entire (almost) two years that I've been doing CrossFit, and I have the energy, the endurance, and the muscle gains to prove …

9 food parts you should never throw away

1/<p>Citrus peel<p>Don't just squeeze lemon over fish and toss out the rind. According to Lauren Popeck RD, LD/N of Orlando Health Physician Group, there's …

Nutrition

The Best Flowering Trees for Your Landscape

01 of 10<p>Star Magnolia: Early Bloomer<p>Flowering landscape trees are the crown jewels of the yard. Perhaps no other plants, individually, can have as …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Bucket Lists

6 POTENT SUPERFOODS THAT HELP YOU REMOVE HEAVY METALS FROM YOUR BODY

It’s pretty safe to say that nearly every person on this planet has been exposed to heavy metals at some point during their lives, and unfortunately, …

I Lived On 51% Of My Income —& Saved $17,000

Two days before my 29th birthday, I shared a thought I’d been sitting on with my girlfriends: What if I didn’t shop for a year?<p>I didn’t come up with …

California advises against keeping your phone in your pocket

The jury is still out on whether or not cellphone radiation is bad for you, but California's Department of Public Health isn't taking any chances. The agency just issued an advisory that suggests residents should take steps to limit their exposure to cellphones. The notice recommends avoiding phone …

Certain Foods Can Improve Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

Rheumatoid arthritis may not yet have a cure, but researchers say some foods could have a positive impact on symptoms reduction.<p>People with …

20 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally

You may be able to manage your blood pressure without drugs.

Neuroscientists have identified how exactly a deep breath changes your mind

Breathing is traditionally thought of as an automatic process driven by the brainstem—the part of the brain controlling such life-sustaining functions as heartbeat and sleeping patterns. But new and unique research, involving recordings made directly from within the brains of humans undergoing …

The Brain

10 Foods To Boost Your Memory And Improve Focus

Go ace your exams this year and thank me later.<p>November 15, 2017<p>With finals coming up, I'm on the lookout for some tricks and hacks that'll help with …

Add these 20 foods to your diet to lower blood pressure

Skip the salt, start exercising and add these 20 delicious and nutritious foods to your diet!<p>New CDC guidelines will add millions of men and women to the ranks of those with high blood pressure. While 140/80 was once considered the high blood pressure threshold, 130/80 millileters of mercury has …

Nutrition

Loaded with nutrition: Munch on these 5 seeds to lose weight and get fit | fitness

Are you constantly failing at keeping up with your weight loss diet? Fear no more because these five seeds can help you burn fat and build muscle, …

Top 17 ​Health Problems That Improved in People Who Switched From GMO to Organic Diets

By Jeffrey M. Smith<p>A peer-reviewed article released Tuesday in the International Journal of Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine and conducted by …

11 Traits Parents of Successful Kids Have in Common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn’t a set recipe …

5 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Potassium

If you eat lots of foods packaged in a bag or box, then you're almost certainly low on potassium.<p>You probably know bananas are loaded with potassium, …

Wellness

You’re Eating Your Broccoli Wrong And Missing Out On Cancer-Fighting Benefits

Broccoli is healthy, but baby broccoli sprouts may be even healthier and have between 10 to 100 times more cancer-fighting compounds than the more …

It Took LinkedIn's CEO Exactly 2 Sentences to Give the Best Career Advice You'll Hear Today

Any one of these practices will make you a better leader.<p>With a 97 percent employee approval rating on Glassdoor, LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the most beloved CEOs in the world.<p>Weiner recently shared his advice on what it takes to reach employees on a deeper …

Leadership

10 Foods That Science Suggests Really Do Contribute To Long-Term Health

A bad diet is now a leading cause of death across the globe. Much of this is due to the fact that people who had previously eaten much healthier, traditional diets are now eating more “Westernized” fare. And its effects on global health are, unfortunately, showing.<p>Here in the U.S., it can sometimes …

Nutrition