Health And Fitness

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A high-end vacation without the high prices

NEW YORK: A luxury hotel in a tony mountain town will cost a fortune. But if you forfeit proximity, you can tap into peak perks without the …

Skiing

Could This Be the Reason You're Struggling to Lose Weight?

<i>Photo: Dimitri Otis/Getty Images</i><p>"That must suck!" one of my college classmates exclaimed when I explained to her why I had to bring my dinner to the …

Weight Loss

11 ways one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against the decline that comes with aging?<p>Get moving.<p>Exercises …

Aerobic

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

It could improve millions of lives.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a new clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet …

Harvard study uncovers why fasting can lead to a longer and healthier life

Intermittent fasting diets are all the rage these days. We are seeing everything from the conservative 5:2 diet to more extreme fasting methods …

Here's what losing weight does to your body and brain

<i>Special thanks to John Gunstad, professor with the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University, for speaking with us about his cutting-edge research on how losing weight affects brain function. Following is a transcript of the video.</i><p>Here’s what losing weight does to your body and …

Weight Loss

Gut bacteria found to trigger gene that protects against type 1 diabetes

Researchers have discovered that a powerful guardian gene known to protect against a variety of autoimmune diseases, including type 1 diabetes, is …

Microbiome

Undulation Technique To Improve Butterfly

If you want to practice the Butterfly on a competitive level, first of all, you need to practice the movement which is its basis: the undulation …

How to Use a Computer All Day But Still Stay Healthy

Start taking your posture seriously.<p>For many of us, using a computer is a necessity for both work and play—giving up the laptop (or desktop) isn't really an option. Yet we know that sitting still, staring at a screen, and typing away on a keyboard for hours on end is a bad mix of habits for our …

This is exactly how long you need to meditate for it to work

Sure, the idea of being that person in the office who’s always blissed out (instead of anxious and overcaffeinated) sounds pretty great—and it’s been …