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An Invaluable Credit Lesson From Someone With a Perfect Credit Score

Never underestimate your bargaining power as a borrower.<p>Whether you realize it or not, your credit score can have a major impact on your life. You're …

Personal Finance

7 Vegetarian Meal-Prep Ideas with Just 10 Ingredients

Ever stumble across a meal-prep pic so gorgeous you contemplated new Pyrex? It may have originated from Nikki Sharp. The wellness expert and …

Healthy Eating

The truth about 'superfoods'

So-called superfoods have skyrocketed to prominence in recent years. Juice shops boast of cold-pressed superfood smoothies. Grocery store aisles are …

Nutrition

The markets don't care about your wants or needs

You may have reasonable expectations of what you can expect from your investments during the coming years and decades. But regardless of what your risk-adjusted return expectations are, the first rule of economics cannot be denied: There is no free lunch.<p>I was reminded of this by a report that the …

Investing

The most underrated tourist stops in every state

Straying off the beaten path provides a unique travel experience you can’t get by following an itinerary. Whether your favorite travel destinations consist of a beach, the mountains or the most beautiful city in the world, looking beyond the obvious tourist attractions gets you up close and …

Travel

The Perfect Healthy Substitute for Mashed Potatoes

Nutrition Highlights (per serving)<p>Calories 44<p>Fat 1g<p>Carbs 8g<p>Protein 3g<p>Nutrition Facts<p>Servings: 4<p>Amount per serving<p>Calories<p>44<p>% Daily Value*<p><b>Total Fat</b> …

Food

This 'metastasis-blocking' compound may stop the spread of cancer

Using a new approach, scientists have located a compound that stops the spread of breast, pancreatic, and prostate cancers in mice.<p>The compound — …

Cancer

Migraines Are The Worst And The FDA Just Approved A New Type Of Drug To Prevent Them

The once-a-month injectable called Aimovig is the first in a new class of drugs that block a migraine-related molecule.<p>The generic name of the drug is erenumab, and it's made by Amgen Inc. Three clinical trials were used in the approval, and people taking Aimovig over a 3- or 6-month period had …

Biotechnology

Science Says Cranberry Juice Won't Help Your UTI, But Here's What Will

Have you ever been on an hours-long road trip, stopped at a rest station for gas, but foolishly decided not to at least <i>try</i> to pee? Was your bladder, …

Wellness

The Travel Gurus You Should Use to Plan Your Next Trip

The hotels in our guide to the best new hotels in the world were nominated and vetted by this global roundtable of 34 global travel gurus—whose day …

Travel

30 Low-Glycemic Foods That Won't Eff With Your Blood Sugar

Stable blood sugar = less PIA cravings.<p>It's a tale as old as time: You eat a huge-ass cupcake, get a surge of energy—and then 30 minutes later you crash.<p>Well, a lot of foods beyond desserts (like brown rice, peas, and even some vegetables) can also mess with your blood sugar and cause this same …

Nutrition

The No BS Guide to Healthy Fats

So you’ve jumped on the avocado toast bandwagon because the whipped, green goodness is full of healthy fat — which helps our bodies function in terms …

Nutrition

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Nutrition

‘I Cut Out Dairy And Gluten And It Completely Changed My Life’

Take that, Hashimoto’s disease.<p>In my early twenties, I was a school teacher and Pilates instructor, and on top of my jobs, I was used to running five miles almost every day. But slowly, I became so exhausted that I could barely get out of bed to go to work.<p>I couldn’t figure out why I had no energy, …

Wellness

The Best Rosé In the World Is Back In Stock (and Did We Mention It’s $8?)

We’re totally on board with sipping on rosé all year-round, but now that the wine’s unofficial season is coming up, we’re ready to stockpile our …

Rosé

9 Low-Carb Protein Bars Everyone on the Keto Diet Should Try — All on Amazon!

The keto diet is taking the fitness world by storm, and finding healthy food choices for it is getting easier by the day. Short for the ketogenic diet, this low-carb diet focuses on high-fat and moderate-protein foods, which ultimately helps burn fat. Whether you already practice the diet or want …

Ketogenic Diet

Real guacamole recipe

Check out the easy, authentic dip that the Hairy Bikers brought back from their Mexican travels. Serve with nachos.<p>Each serving provides 247kcal, 3g protein, 6g carbohydrate (of which 4g saturates), 22g fat (of which 5g saturates), 6g fibre and 0g salt.

Food

66 Things You Can Grow At Home In Containers

Growing your own food is exciting, not only because you get to see things grow from nothing into ready-to-eat fruits and veggies, but you also don’t …

Gardening

Toxic Workplaces

If your workplace is toxic, can you change it? In this episode of HBR’s advice podcast, <i>Dear HBR:</i>, cohosts Alison Beard and Dan McGinn answer your questions with the help of Nicholas Pearce, an associate professor at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. They talk through how to …

Leadership

What Beans Are Good for High Blood Pressure?

The National Institutes of Health estimate that one in three people have high blood pressure, or hypertension. High blood pressure happens when blood …

Nutrition

100 Easy Breakfast Recipes Guaranteed to Fit the Diet You're Following

When you decide to take on a new diet challenge, the idea of coming up with a variety of approved recipes might seem like a daunting task, and breakfast is no exception. But you'll be pleased to learn that many breakfast recipes actually overlap and cover more than a few different diet and …

Healthy Eating

Satisfying 100-calorie snack ideas

Your stomach is growling, but lunch is hours away. You could grab a snack, but you think it's best to grit your teeth and wait for lunch. Not so, if …

Nutrition

Dr Michael Mosley: My new Mediterranean 5:2 diet

Dr Michael Mosley's new and improved Mediterranean 5:2 diet can cut the risk of diabetes, heart disease and even depression<p>In last’s week’s LIFE, I …

Holistic Medicine

Want to Try the Whole30 Diet? Here's Everything You Can and Cannot Eat

With so many diets out there today, it can be overwhelming choosing the right nutrition regimen for yourself. If you're not sure which one to go with, the Whole30 plan might be a good place to start since it's only a 30-day commitment. The goal of the Whole30 diet is to eliminate certain food …

Nutrition

This Is How To Make Homemade Tortillas

Wake up Taco Tuesdays with a batch of homemade flour tortillas. It may initially sound like an intimidating task, but the process is actually quick …

Country Lifestyle

Clouds of atoms, vibrating mirrors show their quantum side

Where's the border with the quantum world? We're entangling thousands of atoms.<p>To say the quantum world is unintuitive is a staggering …

Quantum Physics

10 Healthiest Foods on Earth

Some foods pack more nutritional punch than others, and these 20 offer the most health benefits pound for pound of all food on the planet. They not …

Nutrition

Healthy Fats vs. Unhealthy Fats: What You Need to Know

Research about fat is confusing, and the internet is rife with conflicting recommendations.<p>Much of the confusion happens when people make …

Nutrition

How to Give Feedback That's Actually Helpful and Effective

You should never tell someone, "Good job in that meeting!"<p>Too many companies still give feedback in a very old-school way.<p>When I was working at Google from 2010-2012, every six months we had to do an exhaustive, 360-feedback process. I absolutely dreaded the three full days it took to write reviews …

Employment

EWG Releases 2018 “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean Fifteen” Lists

Here are the most contaminated — and cleanest — fruits and veggies.<p>The Environmental Working Group (EWG) recently released its 2018 “Dirty Dozen” and …

Scott Pruitt