Aliena Marie

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10 foods that make your brain almost a decade younger — and you can still eat cake

Many researchers believe that some loss of your brainpower is inevitable as you age. But scientists at the Rush University Medical Center say that …

Nutrition

How to Keep Kids From Buckling Under Back-to-School Stress

Headaches, stomach aches and even trips to the emergency room are some of the symptoms of stress exhibited by kids as young as 5.<p>“Stress and anxiety …

Parenting

frozen hot chocolate

At the outset of this summer, I had only a few things on my agenda: a baby (check!), a garden (check!, but oof*) and as many frozen desserts that do …

Dessert

Make These Eggy Breakfasts Ahead of Time and High-Five Yourself All Week

Many eggy breakfast staples — fried eggs, omelets, and scrambles — need to be prepared fresh, but not these clever recipes that can be made ahead and either eaten at room temperature or microwaved. Perfect for the busiest of mornings — cook them over the weekend or whenever you have some free time …

20 Ways to Eat Paleo for Super Cheap

For many people, a high protein, low carbohydrate (AKA paleo) diet results in better nutrition and weight loss. However, since paleo diets are more …

Agriculture

Ultimate chocolate fudge layer cake

It’s Week Three of my ten-week Dr. Oetker #EvenBetterBaking series, in collaboration the gorgeous Stacey Solomon and this week, I have a gorgeous, …

Dessert

Try These 9 Tricks To Sleep Better At Night

Sick and tired of tossing and turning all night long? Check out these 9 tips for a better night's sleep.

30 Motivational Quotes to Inspire You

Recommended for You<p>Author: Tahir Akbar<p><i>Tahir Akbar is a marketer by profession and writer by choice. He leads marketing at IQVIS, a Software</i> …

Motivation

Fiber-Filled Pumpkin Muffins For Days When You Need a Quick Breakfast

These pumpkin muffins are packed with vitamins, omega-3s, fiber, and all of the healthy benefits of coconut oil. Perfect for busy mornings, make a batch on a Sunday and you'll have a quick, on-the-go, and healthy breakfast to enjoy all week. To keep the muffins extrafresh, store them in the …

Scientists confirm that the Paleo diet is nonsense

Pity the Paleo dieters. Their low-carb lifestyles are probably misguided.<p>The theory behind the very trendy high-protein/low-carb Paleo diet is that we should mimic the diets of our Paleolithic ancestors, eating mainly meat, fish, and a restricted list of pre-agricultural vegetables and fruit. …

Nutrition

24 Quotes About Kindness That Will Inspire You to Make a Difference and Be Happy

Make a difference. Be happy. Be successful. Be you.<p>There are a myriad of things the world could benefit from having more of. Kindness is one of them. When you are a kind person, you're not only helping others, you are helping yourself, too. There's substantial scientific evidence that being kind …

Motivation

Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Diet can slow cognitive decline. Pass the berries.<p>Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet can slow cognitive decline and may reduce a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The …

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MIND Diet Decreases Alzheimer's Risk and Slows Brain Aging

<b>MIND diet may slow brain from aging by 7.5 years.</b><p>While cognitive abilities naturally diminish as part of the normal aging process, it may be possible …

Dementia

4 Steps to Get Your Life Together and Back on Track

You work hard—really hard—at your job. Your workload is heavy and you are always busy. You are the first one to get to the office and the last one to …

Time Management

10 Things I Had to Learn in Order to Create a Happier Relationship

Moving in with your partner is a big life change. People say you don’t really know everything about your relationship until you live with your …

Happiness

What 5 Amazing Athletes Eat for Breakfast

What does the breakfast of champions really look like? We asked five incredible athletes (from an ultrarunner to a yogi) how they fuel up in the …

Breakfast

An exercise scientist told us the biggest mistake people make when they decide to eat healthy

No matter what diet you pick, the problem remains the same: Eventually, it ends.<p>Research shows that the vast majority of people who diet to lose weight end up gaining back some or all of the weight they lost, typically within a few years. And most of us who try lifestyle changes like cutting carbs …

Fitness

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10 Strategies to Reverse Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune diseases, when taken all together, become a HUGE health burden. Among these are rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, celiac disease, and thyroid disease. In fact, over 80 diseases have been classified as autoimmune and the list is growing.<p>Per the latest stats, 50 …

The Perils of Obesity Prejudices

One of the most damaging aspects of obesity is the weight bias and stigma that is so pervasive in our thin-obsessed society.<p>Although modern societies approach prejudices as inherently evil threats to our fundamental human rights, weight stigma largely escapes this view. Indeed, obesity has been …

14 Things Productive People Do In The First 15 Minutes Of The Workday

1.1K<p>SHARES<p>Some great tips here bought to you by LifeHack.org.<p>The first 15 minutes of your workday sets the tone for the rest of your workday. If you …

3 Paths to Self-Improvement | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Self-improvement, or personal development, is a topic I think about a lot. And not just because I blog about it, but because I have always wanted to …

Self-improvement

3 exercises that are far more effective than trendy 'waist-cinchers'

If you’ve been intrigued lately by the waist cinching girdles making the news, listen up. For one thing, having a super skinny waist is not an indicator of excellent fitness. In fact, those waist “trainers” can make it impossible to train (let alone breathe and eat).<p>Here's a better approach: Work …

This is what Diet Coke does to your body in just one hour

A British health expert has issued an astonishing health warning about the alleged dangers of Diet Coke.<p>Niraj Naik, who runs a blog called the The …

How to Pick the Best Fruits and Vegetables

There are few things worse than shelling out money on fresh produce, only to find it’s overripe, rotten, or completely lacking in flavor. To ensure …

Junk Food Fitness Experts Won’t Eat

If we had to put money on it, those in the former group enjoy fitness because it has helped them lose weight, while those watching the second-hand …

5 Emerging Technologies Every Hospital Will Have By 2025

Wearable fitness devices and smartphone health apps that generate continuous streams of data will be the biggest catalysts for change at your doctor’s office in the coming decades.<p>Investors seem excited about the potential. Digital health startups attracted investments of $6.5 billion in 2014, a …

Digital Health

13 Protein-Packed Quinoa Recipes

Quinoa is more than just a superseed that you hear about from people at the gym or in health magazines. It is a nutrient-dense ingredient that can be …

Quinoa