Bill Mah

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High-sugar diets raise heart disease risk in healthy people

A groundbreaking study has found that just 3 months on a high-sugar diet alters fat metabolism in such a way that it may cause even healthy people to …

Sugar and mental health: A toxic combination?

When sugar cravings set in, the last thing we might think of is our long-term mental health. However, there is plenty of evidence to suggest that we …

Sugar: should we eliminate it from our diet?

Sugar seems to have developed a reputation as the big bad wolf in relation to health. <i>Medical News Today</i> have reported on numerous studies associating …

Sugar and cancer: A surprise connection or 50-year cover-up?

Can sugar cause cancer? It seems that evidence pointing this way was discovered in a study funded by the sugar industry nearly 50 years ago — but the …

I've been depressed lately. Thanksfully, my husband seems to get the whole "For better, for worse..." thing

The list says: 1. she is my best friend 2. she never quits on herself or me 3. she gives me time to work on my crazy projects 4. she makes me laugh, …

Diet May Be As Important To Mental Health As It Is To Physical Health

We know that food affects the body -- but could it just as powerfully impact the mind?<p>While the role of diet and nutrition in our physical health is undeniable, the influence of dietary factors on mental health has been less considered. That may be starting to change.<p>For the first time, a report by …

Peter Attia: What if we're wrong about diabetes?

How to Boil an Egg: It's Simple—and Complicated!

The ultimate guide to boiling an egg, whether you want it soft and runny or hard-cooked and ready to be deviled<p>It used to be so simple. How do you boil an egg? Easy. Place large eggs (older eggs will be easier to peel) in a medium heavy saucepan. Add water to cover by 1 1/2 inches. Bring to a boil; …

Probiotics May One Day Be Used To Treat Depression

What you eat can have a major impact on how you feel emotionally.<p>A diet rich in probiotics -- which support the growth of "healthy" bacteria in the gut -- is known to boost digestive health and can even improve a person's immune system. But now an increasingly robust body of evidence suggests that …

Reverse engineering longevity by studying what 100-year-olds eat

National Geographic Fellow Dan Buettner went around the world in search of communities where people live the longest. "The goal of the project was …

Nutrition

Five day 'fasting' diet slows down ageing and may add years to life

<b>The Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD) improves longevity while cutting the risk of cancer and diabetes by half, scientists have found</b><p>A five-day diet which mimics fasting could slow down ageing, add years to life, boost the immune system and cut the risk of heart disease and cancer, scientists …

Seen At 11: Experts Say Soda Can Be As Addictive As Cocaine

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — New York City is waging war against soda — citing growing evidence that it causes a variety of health problems from increased …

University of California

7 products the food industry has convinced you are healthy

Your trusty vitamin water is actually loaded with sugar, but what else would you expect from a Coca-Cola product?<p>Science has come a long way toward identifying what kills us, but we are still a longer way from knowing what keeps us going. It is in the murky gray areas that charlatans lurk, peddling …

Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Diet can slow cognitive decline. Pass the berries.<p>Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known as the MIND diet can slow cognitive decline and may reduce a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. The …

Why You Need to Start Eating More Tomatoes

Tomaytoes, tomahtoes, whatever you prefer to call them, are more than a key to great flavor. They’re also packed with a wide array of nutrients that …

Skin Care

Intense beet juice ups strength after heart failure

Drinking concentrated beet juice, which is high in nitrates, increases muscle power in patients with heart failure, a new study shows.<p>“It’s a small …

Washington University

Single course of antibiotics can mess up the gut microbiome for a year

Mouth microbes, on the other hand, don’t seem to care.<p>In a battle against an infection, antibiotics can bring victory over enemy germs. Yet that …

What Sugar Does to Your Body

Here's what happens to your system when you eat something packed with the sweet stuff.<p>The instant something sweet touches your tongue, your taste buds direct-message your brain: <i>deee-lish</i>. Your noggin's reward system ignites, unleashing dopamine. Meanwhile, the sugar you swallowed lands in your …

How an 8-minute surgery could completely fix your poor eyesight

One of the things technology will most likely fix at some point down the road is poor eyesight. And it might happen sooner than we think, if …

'Guitar Hero'-Style Videogame Helps Stroke Victims Recover

Rehabilitating with games is more fun, and it works better<p>Of the 700,000 people who suffer from strokes every year in the United States, only 10 percent fully recover. The rehabilitation process can be long and challenging, especially for older victims in more fragile states of health. Researchers …

Why conversation hierarchy is important to your marketing strategy

One of the biggest challenges I face as a marketing strategist is unrealistic customer expectations when it comes to social media marketing.In part, …

Courses to help you build an audience and convert leads

An expert digital marketeer can generate huge growth. To help you learn these skills, TNW Deals has two bundles of video courses which offer step-by-step tuition on getting noticed online.<p>For a comprehensive education, the Internet Marketing Mastery Bundle is a good place to start. It has twelve …

Startups Almost Never Talk About This — But They Should

Last weekend, Danielle Morrill, CEO of Mattermark, tweeted up a storm of solid advice for startups looking to raise investment. There’s a lot of …

Venture Capital

Robert Thurman: Expanding your circle of compassion

A record number of startups scored $1-billion-plus valuations in the second quarter

A record number of startups transformed into unicorns in the second quarter.<p>The valuation of 24 startups soared past the $1 billion mark, more than double (120%) the 11 reaching that level in the first quarter of the year, according to data from research firm CB Insights. The most recent companies …

Venture Capital

The Nitty Gritty of Fundraising for Startups

I would bet every founder reading this blog knows about AirBnB. If you don’t, you’ve been living under a rock.<p>Some of you have raised funds.<p>Others …

'Don't Write Business Plans': Advice For Startups From One Of Silicon Valley's Top Seed Investors

“Don’t write business plans,” warns venture capitalist and angel investor, Dave McClure, of 500 Startups. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, McClure and many of his colleagues has a pedigree from Facebook and PayPal. His firm employs a “cast a wide net” approach, with a particular focus on emerging …

How the billion dollar club startups looked at Series A

<b>STARTUPS:</b> It is perhaps easy to forget that even the companies that leave many commentators gasping for breath at their brilliance were once just …

6 tech startups that made it big without venture capital

While some great startups in the world were built on massive VC money, a bunch of them scaled the heights with self-funding

How Startups Can Reach a Massive Audience with Content Marketing - The Data Point

Larry Kim, Founder and CTO of Wordstream, and Robert J. Moore, Co-Founder and CEO of RJMetrics, have both built thriving SaaS companies. How did they …

Marketing