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6 Simple Ways to Lose Belly Fat, Based on Science

Belly fat is not just a problem because it can look bad.<p>In fact, having lots of fat in the abdominal area is strongly linked to diseases like type 2 …

Nutrition

How Does Alcohol Affect Weight Loss?

1. Alcohol is often “empty” calories<p>Alcoholic drinks are often referred to as “empty” calories. This means that they provide your body with calories …

Wellness

Glucomannan — A Weight Loss Supplement That Works

A lot of people need to lose weight.<p>Unfortunately, it is not always easy to achieve and long-term success is rare.<p>All sorts of things are claimed to …

Weight Loss

I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M. And It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

Nutrition

Probiotics might make us immune to stress

Researchers at University of Colorado Boulder may have found a type of "good" bacterium that could protect the brain against the harmful effects of …

The Brain

7 Everyday Tonics that Help Your Body Adjust to Stress and Anxiety

We’ve all been there — feeling like there’s just some pep missing in our step. Thankfully, there’s a natural (and tasty!) solution in your …

Wellness

7-Day 1200-Calorie Meal Plan for Weight Loss

Think a 1200-calorie diet is impossible to follow? Think again.<p>We’ve made sure you won’t feel deprived with these hearty lower-calorie breakfasts, …

Weight Loss

Is Your Waistline Bigger Than This Benchmark? Science Says You Need to Lose Belly Fat Fast. (You Could Add Years to Your Life)

Grab a soft tape measure, and read. You could literally live many years longer.<p>To my mind, the worst ads on the Internet are those cartoonish, animated ones about how to lose belly fat.<p>However, it turns out that belly fat is a real problem, and one of the most important indicators of whether you're …

Holistic Medicine

We know the very best time to have sex…

You climb into bed, shimmy up next to your S.O., and pucker up—only to find that they’ve already cashed in their ticket to Snoresville. If you’re in …

Indiana University

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

25 Easy Breakfast Recipes with Eggs — Recipes from The Kitchn

Eggs are tiny miracle workers in the kitchen. They can be stored in the fridge for a long time and they are cheap, hard to mess up, and one of the …

Breakfast

How are liver function and cholesterol production linked?

Most cholesterol in the body is made in the liver and is necessary for good health. But some forms of cholesterol can cause several health issues, …

Holistic Medicine

9 Numbers That May Matter More Than What You See on the Scale

Maybe it’s the first thing you check in the morning or the thing you think about when you decide to splurge on an ice cream cone or a slice of …

Diabetes

The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

Self-improvement

19 High-Protein Vegetables and How to Eat More of Them

It’s important to include healthy sources of protein in your diet each day. Protein helps your body with a number of important functions and helps …

Healthy Eating

This iPhone feature can radically improve your life and relationships

Recently, I read a book about a man named Matthew Cowley, who was an incredible missionary and humanitarian to the people in New Zealand over 100 …

Self-improvement

Can't Stand The Heat? Tell Us How You're Coping With Rising Temperatures

Recent years have been among the warmest on record, with a spike in record-high temperatures. Heat waves are also projected to become more frequent, more severe and longer.<p>NPR is working on a series of stories on what happens when people, animals and plants can't cool down. We would like to know …

Climate Change

17 Essential Mindfulness Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You

Live the happiest and healthiest life you can with these inspirational words of wisdom.<p>Want to live a happier, healthier, and more efficient life? Follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs and try practicing mindfulness.<p>The wisdom of mindfulness can be found in daily meditation, regular spiritual …

Meditation

The 15 Best Travel Gadgets You Can Buy in 2018

First-Class Tech<p>Let’s face it, most of us have given up the idea of totally disconnecting on the road. The pressure of the Netflix queue, work emails …

Tech Trends

How to enjoy an anti-inflammatory diet (which could save your life)

Inflammatory foods could increase the risk of aggressive breast cancer, researchers suggested this week, and a new study points the finger firmly at processed convenience foods and ‘lazy cooking’.<p>It found that women who ate the most inflammatory foods were 39 per cent more likely to develop any …

Nutrition

5 foods to start eating now to transform dull, weak hair into strong, gorgeous locks

<i>Celeb nutritionist, Ayurveda expert, and Well+Good Council member Kimberly Snyder has incredibly glossy, thick, and gorgeous hair. (Get this woman a</i> …

Nutrition

The Eisenhower matrix: How to decide on what’s important and urgent (without a to-do list)

Dwight Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States between the years, 1953 to 1961.<p>Before this, Eisenhower was a five-star general in the …

Time Management

Water is the oldest-known beauty tool—here’s why it’s also the best

If the oldest trick in the beauty book is quite simply—drink a lot of water—imagine what it could do for you, if rather than slurping it down, you …

Skin Care

How to pick a good watermelon

A flavorless watermelon is a reason for a good cry.<p>Watermelon is the fruit that symbolizes summer the most to me. It conjures memories of childhood …

Watermelon

'My Research Shows If You Use Cannabis In Low Doses In Your 40s And 50s, You Probably Don’t Get Alzheimer’s': Dr. Gary Wenk

It may be time to talk to your parents about marijuana. Smoking it every day could save their lives, according to Dr. Gary Wenk - a researcher at …

Neuroscience

The best iOS 12 features that Apple didn’t talk about onstage

Autofill for SMS two-factor codes is just one of them<p>Apple never gets around to addressing every new addition or change that it’s making to iOS during the WWDC keynote; there’s just not enough time. Sometimes the company will list a whole bunch of them on a big slide after software VP Craig …

iOS

New Research Reveals What People Regret Most of All: 5 Ways to Make Sure You Never Do

We all have regrets. But one type of regret discourages people the most and lasts the longest. Here's how to make sure that doesn't happen to you.<p>Look forward and the path seems uncertain, the future impossible to predict. Look back, though, and all your dots seem to connect...except, of course, …

Motivation

Women with this surprising quality have more orgasms, a new study says

When it comes to having the *most* fun between the sheets, the sense of touch feels like it would reign supreme. But there’s new scientific evidence …

Research

Avoid These 19 Foods if You Want to Lose Weight

Losing weight requires a mix of eating nutritious foods, cutting calories, and being physically active, but if your kitchen is stacked with …

Nutrition

What We Got Wrong About Intermittent Fasting — Plus 6 Tips to Do It Right

Let’s get the facts right for our own health, but also because we need them in order to eat healthy.<p>The intermittent fasting craze came in like a …

Holistic Medicine