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The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Fitness

How I Ignited My 40-Pound Weight Loss In 14 Days

Years ago, I felt helpless. My battle with my weight had become too much. It was 1990 and I had just graduated from college and moved to New York …

Bloated? Skin Issues? What Your Body's Telling You + What You Can Do

Bloating is one of the most common symptoms I see in my gastroenterology practice, but hair loss and skin problems are also high on the list. When it …

A Smoothie To End All Sugar Cravings

Been eating too much sugar? This delicious smoothie can help. The combination of healthy fat, fiber, and protein keeps blood sugar steady by slowing …

Why You Should Drink Warm Water & Lemon

The way you start each day is incredibly important. Whether you're a mom, a coach, a writer, a small business owner or a yoga teacher, what you do …

Wellness

How To Detox Your Body In 10 Days

Do you need a sugar detox? Do you have FLC ("Feel Like Crap") Syndrome? Most people don’t connect the dots between what they’re eating and how they …

8 Tips To Detox Without Fasting, Juicing Or Restricting

Lately it seems as though everyone is doing a juice cleanse, experimenting with fasting, or living off raw food. If you're like me, and have a …

Want More Self-Love? Eliminate This Word From Your Vocabulary

These are statements I hear from my clients every day:<p>You can probably discern the common word: <i>should</i>. As I soon as I hear a "should statement," I …

5 Foods To Eat Yourself Slim

What if I told you that you can eat more but still slim down? By adding these foods to your diet, you can cut out other foods that don't serve your …

4 Tips For A Healthy Detox (You Don't Need To Starve Yourself!)

Detoxification is a normal bodily process. Toxins are neutralized and processed for elimination through major organs like the liver, kidneys, lungs, …

Meditation For People Who Don't Meditate (A 12-Step Guide)

Congratulations! You want to meditate, but you’re not sure what to do. If you’re one who can’t handle too much esoteric sweetener in your spiritual …

4 Habits That Are Making You Unhappy

We develop habits in our younger years. When actions results in favorable, outcomes we will repeat that behavior; through frequent repetition and …

Happiness

Stop Bull***ing Yourself: The Most Powerful Choice You Can Make

Is it finally time yet? Have you had enough with the stories and the excuses? So many people talk about what they want to do or what they are tired …

Want To Transform Your Life In 2014? Focus On This One Thing

Are you making New Year’s Resolutions? Many of us are hurling toward 2014 with good intentions and the hope that next year we can transform ourselves …

Citrus Kale Salad With Blueberries & Pumpkin Seeds

Looking for a tasty but clean and nutrient-packed salad? Try using kale as a base for your salads! The trick to avoiding tough kale leaves is to …

The Best Weight Loss Advice You Can Use This Year

If your 2014 goals included weight loss plans, how did you define them? Was it to lose 2, 20 or 200 pounds, followed by exercise more and eat less of …

7 Tricks To Quit Sugar, Starting Today

If I’d told friends and family I was no longer going to eat, say, cashews, I’d have gotten little response from them. <i>No big deal</i>, they’d say. <i>If</i> …

Everything I Learned About Nutrition I DIDN'T Learn In Medical School

I’m an orthopedic surgeon, yet I received no nutritional education in medical school. Sadly, this continues to be the practice to this day. I had no …

Overweight, Anxious, And Bloated: 5 Signs You Have A Broken Gut

Whenever I see patients with a combination of irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, allergies, or mood issues, I instantly think there could be a …

5 Unexpected Ways Meditation Will Change Your Life

We all know meditation can help us to relax and reduce stress by cutting out the continual white noise of our chattering mind. When I started …

Is Your Green Smoothie ACTUALLY Healthy And Balanced?

Green smoothies are all the hype these days, but there's much confusion about how to get the most out of that daily dose of feel-good medicine.<p>One of …

How To Lose Weight Without Really Trying

There's no doubt about it: dieting sucks. Not only because you feel hungry all the time and deprive yourself of your favorite foods—dieting's also …

10 Surprisingly Common Things That Trigger Chronic Stress

You know that when you're getting chased by a tiger, you're almost in a car accident, your “to do" list is overflowing, and you're burning the candle …

If Happiness Is A Choice, Why Are So Many Of Us Unhappy?

Today, I consider myself an extremely happy person, but it hasn't always been that way. The truth is that I've made HUGE strides to be where I am …

Want To Feel Superhuman? Take A Sleepcation!

When was the last time you found yourself experiencing waves of inexplicable delight? Can you recall the feeling of centeredness and satisfaction …

How To Start A Running Habit When You're Totally Out Of Shape

I want to start running, but I hate running and am really out of shape. How do I start?<p>Here are a few tips that got me to add miles to my days and …

HIIT

An MD Explains: Why I Prescribe Meditation

I’ve been practicing conventional medicine for almost 40 years, and I must admit that I’ve grown less enthusiastic about it.<p>Believe me, it’s not that …

10 Signs You Have Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

Have you ever eaten something and within a few hours realized that your stomach is so bloated that you can't button your pants? It's not uncommon for …

Wellness