Arleen Lopez

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Brain food is real: Study shows how diet affects memory as we age

A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts and fish may help protect your brain from the ravages of aging, a new study suggests.<p>An international team of researchers found that seniors who consumed the most nutritious food had a nearly 25 percent reduction in the risk of mental decline compared those …

Holistic Medicine

How To Generate More Alpha Brain Waves

Alpha brain waves are one type of brain wave that correspond to a certain state of consciousness. In terms of oscillations, they are measured by an …

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

We polled some of those insiders—people who know the business and work daily to evict pesticides, genetically modified organisms, animal cruelty, social injustice, and unhealthy foods from the food supply—to find out what they know about the dark side of "convenience" foods. Take note so you can …

'Spring Forward' With These 12 Quick Brunch Recipes

These 12 quick brunch recipes are perfect to make when you've lost an hour of sleep (thanks Daylight Savings!).<p>For those of us who like sleep (that is, everyone) it's the most dreaded morning of the year: The day we "spring forward" into Daylight Savings Time. The bad news: We've lost an hour. The …

Breakfast

That's Nasty

Complaining, for Your Health

The mental and physical benefits of airing your grievances<p>In his 1964 book <i>Games People Play</i>, psychiatrist Eric Berne describes what he calls the “Yes, but” communication pattern: First, one person states a problem. Next, another person responds by offering suggestions on how to solve it. The first …

Psychology

Can Monks Really Go Into 200-Year Trances?

How the traditional death and mummification of a Buddhist monk turned into a wild Western fantasy<p>Recent reports from Mongolia that a recently …

25 Best Snacks For Weight Loss

From the editors of RedbookMag.com, four nutritionists share the small bites that pull their own weight in the dieting department so you don't have to.<p><b>1) Hard-boiled eggs with sriracha sauce</b> To improve thyroid function—the gland manages growth and metabolism—look no further than a low-calorie, …

Attention: A Muscle to Strengthen

A doctor's recommendations for mental health evoke more philosophy than biology.<p>"Today is Thursday, the day of Meaning."<p>That's the message at the very top of the page. And from there down, almost everything about Amit Sood's website, stressfree.org, is couched in the self-help jargon that …

Mindfulness
Mindfulness

44 Foods That Can Turbo-Charge Your Weight Loss

*Soak these veggies in lemon juice or vinegar for two hours before eating, or steam, boil, or poach, them to reduce oxalate, a chemical that Asprey believes is linked to inflammation.<p><b>Fats</b><br>Avocado oil<br>Cacao butter (the edible form of cocoa butter)<br>Cod liver oil<br>Fish oil<br>Grass-fed animal fat (bone marrow, …

The Fluffiest Mashed Potatoes

Servings<p>Quickly cooking peeled, diced potatoes, then letting them dry slightly, will give you consistently light mashed potatoes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 pounds russet potatoes<p>1 pound Yukon Gold potatoes<p>3 tablespoons kosher salt plus more to finish<p>1 cup whole milk<p>1/2 cup heavy cream<p>8 whole black …

mashed potatoes

Onion Frittata

4 to 6 Servings<p>The key to making this dish is to have all the ingredients prepared before you begin sautéing the onions.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 large eggs<p>1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan<p>3 large fresh basil leaves, torn into pieces<p>3 large fresh sage leaves, minced<p>1 tsp. minced fresh rosemary<p>1/4 tsp. …

Frittatas

National Geographic Travel

Do What You Love Interview – Oliver Burkeman | Do What You Love

Author and journalist Oliver Burkeman wants us all to be happier. Or at least less unhappy. Or perhaps just happy-ish if that’s more realistic. Each …

8 Foods That Boost Your Body's Natural Detox Power

<b>Brussels Sprouts</b><br>Nosh on cruciferous veggies like Brussels sprouts, cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower, which are all high in fiber. "These promote gut health, kidney health, and liver health by helping with excretion through your bowel movements," says London. "You’re promoting regularity and …

Green Tea Benefits: Drinking Green Tea for Weight Loss

Sip Up, Slim Down: The Right Way to Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>I'll admit it: I had a mini …

Tea

Finding your zen on a smartphone

<i>This article was taken from the January 2015 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted online,</i> …

Meditation

Meditation on the menu

The new worst-kept secret in Los Angeles, those in the know are flocking to the city's new anti-stress studio to ease the pressure through …

Meditation