Angela DiMatteo

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Steer Clear of These 3 Popular Foods, Says a Thyroid Expert

If you're not familiar with thyroid disorders, it's likely that someone close to you is. According to MindBodyGreen, some experts believe 30% of …

Wellness

The Secret Toxic Ingredients in Your Favorite Healthy Drinks

The ingredients they don't want you to know about.<p>November 05, 2017<p>Like most people, I have a bit of a sweet tooth and love to satisfy it with a …

Diabetes

Nine Great Lentil Soups to Choose From Recipe

I've written so many lentil soup recipes for this site (and for my books), that I remember telling myself to take a break for a while. So, while I …

Food Preservation

Here's The Best Way to Avoid Bringing Home Bed Bugs, According to Science

Grossest hitchhikers ever.<p>Among the possible pest infestations you could get, bed bugs are definitely one of the worst. They'll nest inside your …

What to Eat When You Work from Home

Forget meal prep. Here's how to make a healthy lunch in 10 minutes every day.<p>Cheese and crackers. Bagged popcorn. Chips and salsa. Scrambled eggs with tomato, avocado and fresh herbs. One of these things is not like the other.<p>The first few? “Lunches” people like me — the 43 percent of Americans who …

Work from Home

Keto diet may increase memory, reduce mortality

Two new studies, both conducted in mice, support each other's findings: that the ketogenic, or "keto," diet may improve memory in old age as well as …

5 Kegel Exercise Mistakes You're Probably Making

It's not just about squeezing! Here are all-too-common Kegel slip-ups that prevent you from improving your bladder control—and your sex life.<p>If you ever pee a little when you sneeze, cough, or laugh—or complain about your postpartum sex life—you probably have received this advice from a …

10 Nonfiction Books That Take You To Faraway Lands

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p><b>My European Family: The First 54,000 Years</b> by Karin Bojs<p>“A book to consult before swabbing, full of insight into the uses and abuses of genetics.” A science journalist searches deep for roots and finds them in the deepest helixes of …

A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science

<i>Since NPR Ed first published this piece last year, it has become one of our most popular posts of all time. And since then, there has been a little anecdotal proof of concept for these parenting theories:</i><p><i>Kathy Pasek, one of the authors interviewed, has a son named Benj Pasek. He is a composer who,</i> …

Tony Awards

Texas lawmaker ridicules anti-abortion measures by filing anti-masturbation bill

Jessica Farrar’s satirical Man’s Right to Know Act would set $100 fine for ‘emissions outside a woman’s vagina’ and require unnecessary medical tests<p>A Texas lawmaker has filed a satirical bill to regulate “masturbatory emissions” as a riposte to a slew of anti-abortion measures advocated by the …

Pro-life Movement

This hilarious parody nails the double standards women face when reporting sexual assault

The nasty cultural attitude of victim-blaming in cases of sexual assault is still pervasive in our society.<p>Just a few days ago, Judge Lindsey Kushner …

The Ginger-Scallion Sauce I Put On Everything

Warning: it's addictive.<p>If I starred on an MTV show, it'd be <i>True Life: I'm Addicted to Ginger-Scallion Sauce</i>. This obsession started when I first tried it at Momofuku Ssäm Bar in New York City, but didn't fully bloom until I made it at home recently. The salty, tangy, just-oniony-enough (official …

The psychology of why 94 deaths from terrorism are scarier than 301,797 deaths from guns

According to the New America Foundation, jihadists killed 94 people inside the United States between 2005 and 2015. During that same time period, 301,797 people in the US were shot dead, Politifact reports.<p>At first blush, these numbers might seem to indicate that Donald Trump’s temporary ban on …

Chapman University

Life Reimagined

Memory Loss

Is Bragg's Raw Apple Cider Vinegar Good for Systemic Candida?

Bragg's Raw Apple Cider Vinegar is an unpasteurized organic apple cider that contains protein enzymes, which give the vinegar a cloudy appearance. …

This Baby's Adoptive Parents Backed Out the Second They Saw Her

Though her birth mother had never planned on keeping Abigail, she's so in love with her new daughter.<p>According to a GoFundMe set up by Florida mom Christina Fisher, her daughter Abigail's adoption was completely set the day she was born — until the adoptive mother took one look at the baby, who was …

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Albert Einstein

Does BMW's VISION NEXT 100 continue the GINA Concept design?

BMW has just recently announced its latest concept car, the BMW VISION NEXT 100, to celebrate its 100 year anniversary. The VISION NEXT concept is a …

Concept Design

The Personal Finance Guide for Middle Class Millennials

Wow, google hates us…<b>Being Rich: The Thousandaire’s Guide for Middle Class</b> <b>Millennials in the US</b>Making the Most of What You Have (When What You Have …

The 5 Triggers That Make New Habits Stick

In his best-selling book, The Power of Habit, author Charles Duhigg explains a simple three-step process that all habits follow. This cycle, known as …

The Republicans created Donald Trump: no wonder they can’t stop him

Defeating the party strongman means addressing the three causes of the anger that fuels his success. Only Hillary Clinton can do that<p>At last, the Republican establishment is engaged in a project the entire world can get behind: the campaign to stop Donald Trump. They’ve left it desperately late, …

Donald Trump

American crossroads: Reagan, Trump and the devil down south

<i>I went to the crossroad, fell down on my knees</i><i>I went to the crossroad, fell down on my knees</i><i>Asked the Lord above, “Have mercy now,</i><i>Save poor Bob, if you please”</i><b>Robert Johnson</b>, <b>Cross Road Blues</b><p>How did it get to Trump?<p>To put it in Trump terms: you could say it started with a deal. Or more precisely, a …

Civil Rights

Call it David Brooks syndrome: Antonin Scalia, Marco Rubio and the media’s morally hazardous obsession with manners

Pundits universally scorn Donald Trump, but his views are no less repugnant than those of leading conservatives<p>Given how quickly the news cycle spins these days, Pope Francis’ extemporaneous criticism of candidates who would rather build walls than bridges, prompted by a reporter’s question about …

5 Things That Happened When I Started Drinking Kombucha Every Day

I've been side-eyeing kombucha for a while. The devotees I know guzzle it like holy water, bragging about better bowel movements and superman-like immune systems. Still, I was skeptical of spending $4 a pop on any drink, let alone a trendy beverage without a lot of research to back up the raves. …

6 Lessons From Dating In My 40s

As a woman in her 40s, the way I envisioned my life turning is not how it looks today. While in many ways I've worked to make my life better than I could have imagined, other things played out that I never saw coming.<p>When I was young, I always saw myself either married or with a life partner by …

'Idiocracy' Writer Says Satirical Film About Dumbed-Down America Has Become A 'Documentary'

“I thought the worst thing that would come true was everyone wearing Crocs,” said Etan Cohen.<p><i>When Joe awakens from 500 years of cryogenic sleep, he enters a world of total and utter idiocy. Intellectual curiosity is dead, as is social responsibility. “The intelligent,” the narrator explains, have</i> …

A Harvard nutrition expert tells us why we should eat more fat

We've been told for decades that we shouldn't eat too much fat. Remember how it was on the top of that food guide pyramid you probably saw in elementary school?<p>For "bad" fats, like trans fats, this is true.<p>But scientific evidence has been growing that this advice was misguided, and that low-carb, …

Man Hurls Alligator Through Wendy's Drive-Thru Window [Updated]

Gator's not on the menu at Wendy's but it did show up inside at least one location recently. Last October a Florida man with a vendetta threw a three-and-a-half foot long alligator through the drive-thru window of a Wendy's restaurant just east of Palm Beach. Yesterday, 23-year-old Joshua James was …

Alligator

12 Famous Scientists On The Possibility Of God

"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the Mysterious."<p>When President Barack Obama nominated the Christian geneticist Francis Collins to head the National Institutes of Health in 2009, some American scientists questioned whether someone who professed a strong belief in God was qualified to …