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Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

Nutrition

Mud near this small Japanese island could change the global economy

<b>(CNN) —</b> A small island in the Pacific Ocean is the site of a huge discovery that could change Japan's economic future. How huge? One economist called it a "game changer." The researchers who helped find it said it had "tremendous potential."<p>It's mud. A whole bunch of mud -- an estimated 16 million …

Rare Earth

The 6 most dangerous times you're at risk for a heart attack

In 25 years of treating heart patients, I've noticed that heart attacks don't always strike randomly. There are certain predictable "danger zones," especially for patients with heart disease or a risk for it, like smoking, diabetes, high cholesterol, or high blood pressure. Being aware of these …

Biomedicine

Lose 22 Pounds in 9 Days With Dr. Berg's Turbo Keto Diet Plan

Years ago, Virginia-based natural health expert Eric Berg, DC, had a few patients who weren’t getting results on the Keto Diet — a popular, …

Weight Loss

What the color of your urine says about your health and hydration

If you spot red in the toilet after relieving yourself, you may want to call a doctor.<p>Red urine could be a sign that there's blood in your pee, or that you have a urinary tract infection, prostate problems, kidney disease, a tumor, or some other condition. But if you recently ate beets, …

Wellness

To Control Your Life, Control What You Pay Attention To

One of the best insights on what true productivity means in the 21st century dates back to 1890. In his book <i>The Principles of Psychology, Vol.1</i>, William James wrote a simple statement that’s packed with meaning: “My experience is what I agree to attend to.”<p>Your attention determines the experiences …

Time Management

Break the Cycle of Stress and Distraction by Using Your Emotional Intelligence

Being able to focus helps us succeed. Whether it’s focusing inward and attuning ourselves to our intuitions and values or outward and navigating the world around us, honing our attention is a valuable asset.<p>All too often though, our focus and attention get hijacked, leaving us feeling frazzled, …

Emotional Intelligence

Introducing C.A.R.E. – a simple framework for user onboarding

A well considered and well maintained onboarding funnel will grow your business. A leaky one could kill it.In software, when you think of …

Product Management

Follow These 3 Rules For Making Decisions and Your Business Will Never Stop Growing

Paralysis by analysis stops so many entrepreneurs from becoming successful.<p>Over the years, I have encountered a lot of managers, directors, vice presidents, and (even) C-level executives who have a hard time "pulling the trigger" on a decision.<p>This is how a "culture of indecision" spreads like …

Leadership

Netflix Shows Are Entertaining Enough, But It's the Digital Marketing That's Masterful

Effective digital marketing has more to do with creative strategies focused on the individual customer than it does with big budgets and advanced technology.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In five years, the share of households with a Netflix subscription has increased …

Marketing

These Are the Best (and Worst) Foods for a Healthy Brain

When I think about my long-term health, keeping my body and skin in good shape is certainly important, but making sure my mind stays sharp is …

Osteoarthritis: Could researchers have found the key to prevention?

A new study may have revealed a possible new prevention and treatment strategy for osteoarthritis, which is one of the most common and debilitating …

Design Workbook Prepares You For Interviews With Notes From Apple, Google, IDEO

Image provided by Solving Product Design Exercises<p><b>Being a designer,</b> of course, isn’t a theoretical process. It takes thorough real-world practice and …

Design

Science Says You've Been Breathing All Wrong. Here's How to Do It Right

If you sit most of the day, you likely need to reteach your body how to breathe deeply again.<p>Inhale. Exhale. You know how to do that. Or at least, you sort of do. (I'll trust you haven't passed out yet.) The bummer is, scientifically, most of us aren't taking the full, rejuvenating breaths we're …

Yoga

Spread of breast cancer linked to compound in asparagus and other foods

Using drugs or diet to reduce levels of asparagine may benefit patients, say researchers<p>Breast cancer patients could be encouraged to cut asparagus and other foods from their diets in the future to reduce the risk of the disease spreading, scientists say.<p>Researchers are investigating whether a …

Cancer

The Most Successful Brands Focus on Users — Not Buyers

What makes a brand successful in the digital age? A joint study by SAP, Siegel+Gale, and Shift Thinking suggests that digital brands don’t just do things differently; they also think differently. Where traditional brands focus on positioning their brands in the <i>minds</i> of their customers, digital …

Customer Experience

Here's The Most Effective Way to Lose Weight With Minimal Effort, According to Science

You don't need to slave away on the treadmill.<p>So you want to lose a few kilograms. You've heard the mantra: "Eat right. Work out."<p>But when it comes …

Holistic Medicine

How do you strengthen hip flexors?

People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk of developing tight hip flexors. When hip flexors are tight, a person may experience …

Yoga

Is This the Secret to Long-Term Weight Loss?

People whose weight fluctuated in the first six weeks of a new study lost less total weight over the next two years.<p>If you’re trying to slim down to …

Fitness

Top Web Design Trends To Watch In 2018

It’s that time of the year again. What’s going to be hot in web design next year?<p>Previously I covered web design trends to watch in 2016 and 2017. This year, I reached out to seven experts from various fields and asked what they feel is going to dominate web design in 2018.<p>I can tell you that 2018 …

UI Design

Content Marketing Conversation: SAP’s Amisha Gandhi Schooled Us On B2B Influencer Marketing

Amisha Gandhi, senior director influencer marketing at SAP, brought five influencers to a customer event in Germany to speak about machine learning, IoT, innovation and data analytics. These five influencers ended up driving 50% of all the mentions about the event on social—and the event ended …

From Idea To Reality: Designing An App With Sketch And Xcode

Everyone has an idea for a mobile app, from your mom to the guy you met in line at the grocery store. You might even be one of those people, if you …

Web Design

The Full Stack Web Development

Become a complete developer by learning front-end and back-end technologies in this Full Stack Web Developer Course. These are just a few of the 40 different apps that are part of this brilliant course. With this course, you will not only learn a whole lot of different technologies, but also become …

The New Merchants of Data: Creating a More Equitable Exchange of Data Between Digital Businesses and their Customers

In his book “Who Owns the Future?” digital iconoclast Jaron Lanier, who was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine and is now a Microsoft employee, once pointed out that people should own their online data profile and be compensated if they choose to share some …

Innovation

In an age of AI and machine learning, app marketing gets supercharged

Remember the saying, “there’s an app for that”? It may be the case that there are too many apps for “that” these days. The number of available apps in the Google Play Store was placed at 3.3 million apps in September 2017. Apple’s App Store is the second-largest app store with 2.2 million available …

Practical time management for designers

Since you’re pressed for time, I’ll get straight to the point. If you’re a UX designer, you have to be good at managing your time. If you’re not, you …

UX Design

Creating a Chatbot: A UX Designer’s Firsthand Experience

November 7, 2017Since Facebook introduced chatbots to its messaging platform, there’s been widespread enthusiasm for bots that schedule flights, book …

Chatbots

Midlife muscle maintenance: the nutritional secret to building muscle in your 40s and beyond

We see it all the time. The busiest place in the gym is the mirror next to the weights – plenty of flexing, a few selfies and a protein shake thrown in for good measure.<p>Don’t worry, I'm not about to tell you that you need to go down that route – although you do need to start paying attention to …

Nutrition

UX Mapping Methods Compared: A Cheat Sheet

<b>Summary:</b> Empathy maps, customer journey maps, experience maps, and service blueprints depict different processes and have different goals, yet they …

UX Design

Beyond The Cult Of Human-Centered Design

The design industry’s reigning paradigm is in crisis. It’s time to evolve from human-centered design to humanity-centered design, write Artefact’s Rob Girling and Emilia Palaveeva.<p>On the eve of a historical election, last year’s Fast Company Innovation Festival was about hope and potential. In the …

Design