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21 Worthless Foods a Nutritionist Will Immediately Cut From Your Diet

Want to start eating healthier and lose weight? Four nutrition experts share the red-flag foods you should avoid as part of a healthy diet.

One Bowl, No Measurements: Chocolate Cake, As Easy As Can Be

At first glance, this bare bones recipe may look like something from a technical challenge on Great British Bake Off, but the absence of measurements <i>is</i> intentional. This is what I like to call a “no-measure cake” (as in, no measuring spoons or cups needed), and the recipe is so foolproof it’ll turn …

Dessert

Why does every woman I know say she’s exhausted?

In a few short years it seems like every woman I know, and many of the ones I treat, have gone from saying, “I’m so busy” to “I’m so tired.” And it’s …

Wellness

How to Get the Biggest Benefits of Walking

Today is National Walking Day, and the best way to celebrate is (you guessed it) to lace up your sneakers and hit the pavement. Doing so will boost …

Diabetes

Don’t dread old age. I’m 94, and I won’t spend my last years in fear of the Tories

I have lived a very long time. Tomorrow, it will be exactly 94 years ago that a midwife with a love of harsh gin and rolled cigarettes delivered me into my mother’s tired, working-class arms. Neither the midwife nor my mother would have expected me to live to almost 100 because my ancestors had …

Old Age

The lesson of Hanukah is actually an empowering management principle

Hanukah, the Jewish festival of lights, is an annual reminder of abundance. For eight days in early winter, families and friends gather around a menorah each night to light candles and chant blessings to commemorate small miracles.<p>The holiday celebrates a miracle that occurred during the …

Chamber of Commerce

Media, morality and the neighbor’s cow: When did Ayn Rand become the Republican Party’s bible?

The value-neutral media “ideal” has left us with a society drained of kindness and mutual responsibility<p><i>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.</i><p>If you have any doubts that the phenomenon of Donald Trump was a long time a’coming, you have only to read a piece that Gore Vidal wrote for …

The Most Politically Dangerous Book You’ve Never Heard Of

How one obscure Russian novel launched two of the 20th century’s most destructive ideas.<p>When Alan Greenspan began his political career in 1974, he asked two people to accompany him to his Oval Office swearing-in ceremony as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers: his mother, Rose Goldsmith, …

Literature

8 Long Books That Are Worth Your Time

Commence sustained silent reading.<p>Long reads can sometimes be intimidating. But don't worry, you'll devour these epically long books in no time.

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Have you ever been distracted while driving and then suddenly arrived at your destination, wondering how you even got there? Too often, we go through life on autopilot like this, only to realize later that we've lost sight of our passions and goals along the way. Life doesn't have to pass you by, …

Self-awareness

This Is What Solved My Extreme Bloating Problem That 4 Doctors Couldn't Figure Out

A lot of things changed when I moved to San Francisco. I was much colder. I bought my first real jacket. I tried Philz Coffee for the first time. I started a new job. And, out of nowhere, my stomach started ballooning arbitrarily throughout the week making me look three-to-six-months pregnant at …

San Francisco

7 Things You Need to Give Up to Be Happy

Is it just us, or does it feel like life has the accelerator pedal to the metal right now? We're all propelling forward at the craziest of speeds …

Happiness

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Michael Gove's New Vision For Britain: A 30 Year Plan he cannot see

No one in public life thinks Britain is in more urgent need of reform than Michael Gove and now we know why.<p>For thirty years he has worked with Boris …

The Magic of Mindfulness

Mindfulness. It's a buzz word right now.<p>Businesses are more conscious of the bottom line results of being more mindful and teaching their people to do so. CEOs are being coached to be more mindful to improve their leadership skills. Students are being taught to be more mindful to perform better in …

Nuts May Reduce Risk Of Death From Multiple Causes, Study Finds

Like several before it, a new study finds that eating a modest amount of nuts every day might significantly reduce our risk of dying from a number of chronic diseases. And these include not only a reduced risk of mortality from heart disease, which has been the most-studied benefit of nuts, but …

Holistic Medicine