Brenda Poliues

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Diabetes: Eating Cucumber Regularly May Help Reduce Blood Sugar Levels

According to a study published in the journal of Plant Foods for Human Nutrition, type-2 diabetes patients could lower their blood sugar levels by …

Diabetes

Your Arms Will Transform After Doing This 10-Move Workout

This workout combines dumbbell and bodyweight moves to give you the ultimate arm burn. Each move targets different areas of your upper body including the deltoids (shoulders), biceps, triceps, and traps. This workout will leave you feeling sore for days, and will also help you get lean, sculpted, …

Workouts

Worried About Dementia? You Might Want to Check Your Blood Pressure

Every day, Dr. Walter Koroshetz, 65, takes a pill as part of his effort to help keep his brain healthy and sharp.<p>The pill is his blood pressure medication. And Koroshetz, who directs the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, says controlling high blood pressure helps him reduce …

Dementia

5 Carbs You Can Eat All You Want Without Gaining Weight, According To Nutritionists

When most people talk about carbs — as in, complain about how carbs make them gain weight — they’re usually talking about sugary refined carbs like …

Nutrition

6 Drugstore Night Creams That Work Better Than Botox

Moisturizers are great and all, but sometimes they can only do so much to combat wrinkles and improve moisture. If you feel like you’re being let …

Skin Care

This Surprising Body Type Puts You At Risk For Alzheimer's

You can't tell how healthy someone is just by looking at them, but that doesn't mean people don't make assumptions, especially when they're factoring …

Alzheimer's Disease

The Strange and Curious Case of the Deadly Superbug Yeast

A pathogen that resists almost all of the drugs developed to treat or kill it is moving rapidly across the world, and public health experts are …

Microbiology

52 Amazon Products With The Highest Ratings That You Never Knew Existed

Amazon is like a never-ending infinity pool of surprising and unexpected products. Wade through its waters long enough and you’ll find a whole new …

Skin Care

Kim Kardashian Uses High Street Retinol To Look Like A Smooth Little Marble

'Just remember that consistency is key,' says Kim (Wise) Kardashian.<p>Have you seen Kim Kardashian recently? I mean have you really <i>looked</i> at her? Zoomed in on a paparazzi photo, or scrutinised her Instagram stories? (HEY, do not judge me—this is my job. Ish). If you had, you would have noticed that …

Skin Care

31 Little Makeup Tricks That Make A Big Difference

Lazy, but make it high-end beauty.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b>

Makeup

My 70-Year-Old Mom Has Ridiculously Glowing Skin—Here's the $4 Culprit

First, I feel like I should start this story with a disclaimer—something like, "No Facetune or filters were used in the making of this article." …

Makeup

The "Big Bang" of Alzheimer’s: Breakthrough study uncovers genesis of the disease

Impressive new research led by scientists at UT Southwestern, has discovered the earliest point in a neurodegenerative process that is thought to …

Dementia

Quick Tip: How to Use Your Camera’s Live View Mode to Get the Correct Exposure Every Time

Here’s a simple trick that will help you get the right exposure in your photos without all the unnecessary stress. According to photographer Pierre …

Photography

Science Says The Opposite of Greed Is What Truly Leads to Happiness (Like Doing Any of These 6 Things)

The motto 'greed is good' is the antithesis of what research is suggesting will make you happier.<p>We've all heard this cliché growing up -- how "it's better to give than to receive." Whether you're gainfully employed, looking for work, retired, or living off an inheritance from your rich uncle, …

Happiness

This Song Will Instantly Lower Your Stress Level By 65 Percent

It’s well-known that the right playlist can help you focus, sleep, and even make you happier in less than 30 seconds, but now, thanks to a team of …

The Brain

Here’s the difference between leading and managing a team

<b>What’s the difference between leading and managing a team?</b><p>It takes great leaders and talent to grow a successful company. One of the best …

Leadership

5 Moisturizers That Work Better Than Botox

There are plenty of anti-aging treatments out there, and one of the most popular ones is Botox. Though it’s an effective treatment, it’s not the most …

Skin Care

Want Instant Motivation? Read This Book Now.

Recently, I started reading it again. Immediately, my workouts got more intense. I began thinking bigger about my goals and my vision for my future.<p>I've read hundreds (potentially thousands) of self-help and business books over the past decade. Very few have the <i>it-factor</i>. Some of them do, though. …

Motivation

Fifteen good foods for high blood pressure

Changing the diet can significantly reduce high blood pressure. Research has shown that certain foods can lower blood pressure, both right away and …

Nutrition

5 Anti-Inflammatory Drinks You Should Have Before Breakfast To Blast Belly Fat

Eating protein-packed foods and combining cardio with strength-training exercises are two ways to help blast belly fat — but you can actually drink …

Nutrition

Take Control of Cable TV!

By late 2017, Lisa and Ken Sharp had finally had enough of their $180-per-month Verizon Fios bill. And with college tuition for their two daughters …

Sling TV

Want to Live Longer? Here Are the 6 Best Diets for Longevity

It’s an age-old question: Which diet will add more years to your life? In other words, what is the best diet for longevity? The good news is that …

Holistic Medicine

These 9 Foods Are the Fountain of Youth

Science will tell you that premature aging is a lifestyle choice rather than a genetic certainty. And it's not exactly news that diet, social and …

Nutrition

The 10 Best Cream Eyeshadows of the Hundreds I've Tested

Instagram makeup never ceases to amaze me. There are painted-on brows that anyone would swear are real, and people reinventing their whole bone structure through the magic of contouring. So it's crazy that eyeshadow, which everyone talks about as if it's as easy as putting on lipstick, is still as …

Makeup

The best biographies and autobiographies ever written

<b>Our critics chose the greatest memoirs and biographies ever written, from the definitive biography of Winston Churchill to a dazzling graphic novel about a young girl's coming-of-age in Iran</b><p><b>Lives of the Caesars</b> by Suetonius (c121AD)<p>Suetonius was private secretary to the emperor Hadrian and although …

Books

How to Eat Clean for Less Than $10 a Day

It’s a myth that clean eating is prohibitively expensive and unrealistic. How do we know for sure? Because we planned a week’s worth of breakfasts, …

Healthy Eating

New Weight Loss Pill May Work Just Like Gastric Bypass Without Surgery, Also Holds Hope For Diabetes: Study

A new drug studied at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital offers new hope for diabetes sufferers as well as people who have chronic weight …

20 Happiness Tips Therapists Want You to Know

We take self-care pretty seriously around here, researching what that word means around the world, how celebs create realistic wellness routines, and …

The Effects of Marijuana on Your Body

Marijuana is made from the shredded and dried parts of the cannabis plant, including the flowers, seeds, leaves, and stems. It’s also known as pot, …

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, You Need These 16 Stretches

Ease the pain and discomfort from your insanely tight hips by getting on the floor and doing these stretches. Holding for five breaths (about 30 seconds) is recommended, but go ahead and hold them for longer to deepen the feel-good sensations, and open your tight hips even further.

Yoga