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What Was Causing a Healthy Older Man to Be Nauseated by Food?

“Dad, you have to come home, right away,” the woman said calmly but insistently on the phone to her 73-year-old father. He and her mother had just embarked on a two-week European vacation with close friends, but he told his daughter that he had never felt this sick. It frightened her that this man, …

39 Foods That Contain Almost Zero Calories

Calories provide the energy that your body uses during rest, physical activity and digestion.<p>While there is no evidence to support that …

Nutrition

A Soup Diet Can Jump-Start Your Weight Loss — If You Do It Right

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps some folks lose nine pounds in a single week — and that’s not even the best part. We’ve …

29 Vegan Pizza Recipes So Good You Won't Miss The Cheese

Buffalo Chickpea Pizza, Pesto and Avocado Pizza, Artichoke Spinach Pizza, Potato Habanero White Pizza, Green Goddess Pizza, Vegan Pepperoni Pizza, Roasted Cauliflower BBQ Pizza, Vegan Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza, and more!

10 Vegetarian Low-Carb Recipes That Are Simply Mouthwatering

There is an overabundance of vegetarian meals out there ready for you to prep for dinner tonight, but what we noticed was that most meat-free options …

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

5 movies to watch on Netflix for endless summer vibes

Even as the leaves change and the weather turns cooler, you can keep summer going forever if you think of it as a state of mind. Yes, there are …

10 Workouts You Can Do Without Needing to Leave the House

When the gym seems intimidating or impossible to get to, home workouts reign supreme. And guess what? You don't need a fancy gym, studio, or even a bunch of equipment. Even better? You don't even have to put on real clothes. Do any of these workouts in your PJs — we dare ya. No matter what you're …

Exercise

No Lie: These 2 Workouts Burn More Calories Than a 3-Mile Run

Let’s be honest, running is a great workout. It’s not everyone’s cup of tea, but research shows that you can burn around 113 calories for each mile …

18 Healthy Dinners That Are 5 Ingredients or Fewer

We've all been there — the fridge is almost empty, the cupboard is gathering cobwebs, and that trip to the grocery store just keeps getting pushed back. In times like this, it's easy to reach for that bowl of microwavable mac and cheese or order takeout, ultimately throwing any health-conscious …

Healthy Eating

The Best Food Instagram Accounts

Everything in moderation, you know?<p>When we set out to find the best Instagram accounts for healthy eating, we first had to answer the question, “What does it mean to ‘eat healthy’?”<p>It’s a fair question that even our government is trying to tackle. And almost everyone has an opinion. It’s high-fat, …

Healthy Eating

31 January Recipes for a Healthy Start to the New Year

January: The notorious month of New Year’s resolution is officially here! Though you can obviously plan healthy meals for every month of the year, we’re betting that eating healthy in January tops your list of priorities. If you’re trying to eat clean this month, it can be hard to know where to …

This 30-Day Fitness Challenge Will Make You Feel Like A Badass

Exercise four times per week, feel amazing, become a total boss.<p>View this post on Facebook

By Applying These "4Rs" To Your Diet, You Can Have Better Digestive Health

Our digestive systems are very complex and sensitive. This is why, at some points in our life, we can develop short or long term digestive problems. …

Wellness

You May Find These 6 Things Common, But They're Actually Signs Of Nutrient Deficiency

Finding the right balance in your diet is no easy task. Eating all the right things, taking supplements, and also getting adequate exercise are …

Wellness

How to Reduce Stress at Work: 6 Simple Strategies Anyone Can Follow

There’s a silent killer in your workplace.<p>It lurks in the shadows, depleting your energy, sacking your concentration, and shaking your confidence. …

12 Top Positive Psychology Courses You Can Take Online

Andresr/Shutterstock.com<p>Boost your happiness IQ from the comfort of your own computer.<p>What brings a sense of purpose to our lives? Why is gratitude …

Happiness

How Crazy Successful People Beat Stress

Stress. Yes, we all have it. And yes, you can manage it like a boss.<p>How's your stress level? Well, whatever it is, know that it's human to stress.<p>But the good news is that we can manage it, and certainly minimize it, by making some positive changes. That is, of course, all dependent on the life …

Comment on The Astonishing Healthcare Tech of the Future Is Arriving by Quantium

re healthcare is broken: What is broken is delivering anything via dictatorial professions motivated by capitalism. What will replace it is a whole …

Want to build muscle? It’s not what you eat, but when

Studying the human body isn't rocket science – in some cases, it's much harder.<p>"I tell my grad students that we can put a man on the moon, but we still can't come to a consensus on how much protein to give him here on earth," says Dr. Rajavel Elango, a researcher at the University of British …

Nutrition

4 Blow-Your-Mind Brussels Sprouts Recipes

If you're not a Brussels sprouts fan, you will be soon. From Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Maple Syrup to a creamy, cheesy Brussels Sprouts Gratin, these recipes prove that this super-green can be addictively delicious.<p><b>1. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Pecans & Maple Syrup</b><p>When you …

Healthy Eating

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Diabetes: 10 Foods To Lower Your Sugar Level ASAP

Diabetes: 10 Foods To Lower Your Sugar Level ASAP<p>Eating the right and healthy foods can help control your blood sugar and prevent diabetes …

These 3 Healthcare Stocks Are Ridiculously Cheap

Although 2016 wasn't exactly the greatest year for healthcare stocks in general, there really aren't very many true bargains to be found in the industry. However, three healthcare stocks do appear to be priced well below what they're worth. Here's why <b>Gilead Sciences</b> (NASDAQ: GILD), <b>Lantheus Holdings</b> …

Coaching app Vida helped 58 percent of a UnitedHealthcare cohort lose weight

In a deployment with UnitedHealthcare, health coaching startup <b>Vida</b> was able to reduce weight and blood pressure in a group of 1,000 high-BMI patients …

How Startups Really Get Funded

Extended seed stages for funding are forcing founders to prove that the "dogs will eat the dog food."<p>Welcome to the age of applied technology. This shift from developed technology is teaching us more than we ever could have imagined and even more than that, it is changing the way …

Startups

Flavour odyssey: North African spiced chicken

Preheat oven to 375 F.<p>Combine cumin, paprika, cinnamon, ginger, coriander and cayenne. Set aside. Slice leeks at a 45-degree angle to make long slices. Reserve.<p>Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Season thighs with salt, pepper and 2 tsp of the spice mix. Add thighs and brown on each side …