Ahmad Payam

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20 Things Men Will Never Understand About Women

<b>You take everything out of one bag and put it into another bag…and you do this all the time?</b> Seriously, why not just have one purse?<p><b>Somehow, all the important stuff always goes to the bottom of that bag.</b> Shouldn't your keys be easier to find? Are you sure that's your purse? You didn't steal another …

I'm Allergic... What Should I Eat, Then?

"Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity." -- Voltaire<p>Some of us think of food as the former part of this quote from Voltaire, that food is just a necessity, and we eat when we need to for energy and functioning. For those …

Biomedicine

Is It Possible to Consume Too Little Salt?

A new study is challenging everything you've heard about sodium intake.<p>You've been told time and again to be careful about your sodium intake, but could you be worrying for nothing? According to a new meta-analysis published in the <i>American Journal of Hypertension</i>, the answer is yes.<p>Researchers took …

Nutrition

7 Secrets Of Wise People (And How To Become One ... Now)

Quick -- who are the wisest people you know? Chances are they have at least a few things in common: They're experienced, kind and of a certain age. Wisdom, the thinking generally goes, is hard-earned by putting in your time and piecing together scraps of knowledge along the way.<p>But maybe a younger …

How to De-Stress in Just 10 Minutes

<b>Step 1: Find a quiet place.</b> I know this isn't the easiest request, but try to find a room where you can shut the door. If that isn't an option, grab some noise canceling headphones, earplugs or whatever you can get your hands on. The key is making sure you get 10 minutes of uninterrupted peace.<p><b>Step</b> …

Why You Should Eat A Serving Of Beans (Or Chickpeas, Or Lentils) A Day

How many beans have you eaten today? A new study shows that eating a serving of them a day is associated with lower levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol levels, which could in turn decrease risk of heart disease.<p>A team of researchers from the U.S. and Canada analyzed 26 randomized-controlled studies …

7 Essential Lessons to Feel More Happiness in Your Life

The key to creating more happiness is to release the fears that hold us back. How do you do that? A great place to start is with this exercise from my new book, <i>Miracles Now</i>. Every time you feel your thoughts go into fearful attack mode, say out loud 'Happiness is a choice I make.' Make that your …