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Trying the 16:8 Diet? These Are the Foods That'll Keep You Happy and Full While You Fast

If you're trying to lose weight but can't bear to say goodbye to your favorite foods, you might consider the 16:8 diet as an option. A form of …

Warning: Do Not Mix These Supplements

Be cautious of these combos<p>Even the most common supplements can have surprising interactions with drugs and other supplements.<p>"Things that are …

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

Consumer Reports Tested 73 Sunscreens, and This Formula Got a Perfect Score

When we recently asked dermatologists about the best thing to do for better skin in the future, their answer was unanimous: sunscreen. Says Tara Rao, …

Sunscreen

Broccoli is the only vegetable you actually need to eat, according to a doctor

The next time you go to make a green smoothie, you can put down the spinach and other vegetables and pick up something a little different instead.<p>According to Dr Rangan Chatterjee, the author of "The Four Pillar Plan" and a correspondent on the BBC programme Doctor in the House, there is only one …

The five foods to eat for your sexual stamina

<b>These foods will make sure you perform your best in the sack.</b>Whether it’s because of our busy schedules, getting older or just some stuff we not sure …

WATCH: Experts Are Urging People Not to Drink Straight Apple Cider Vinegar

When it comes to home remedies, few products are as revered or as misunderstood as apple cider vinegar. It’s been hailed as a "cure" for everything …

Cider

57 Ways to Lose Weight Forever, According to Science

The ultimate list of research-backed weight loss tips that will keep the pounds off for good.

Research Says These 6 Habits Improve Future Brain Health

Doctors claim the secret to a healthy brain in years to come is to S.H.I.E.L.D. it.<p>Many of us hope to live a long life, which includes being of sound mind and body. While there's lots of education and emphasis on physical health as a way to live longer--maintaining a healthy weight, blood pressure, …

How to biohack your morning coffee

<i>Attention, all coffee connoisseurs: Your morning brew can do more than just provide a pick-me-up. With a few tweaks, that joe can help you think</i> …

Why Students Forget—and What You Can Do About It

“From this perspective, forgetting is not necessarily a failure of memory,” explain Richards and Frankland in the study. “Rather, it may represent an …

Students

This Is How Much Water a Doctor and a Health Coach Want You to Drink Daily

Chances are, you're not drinking enough water. Since childhood we were advised to drink eight glasses of water—but most of us barely even meet that …

How to lose weight and look better naked

How to lose weight and look better naked<p>An incredible amount of time, dedication and commitment goes into working out to get fit and what good is all …

Weight Loss

The benefits of music education are more than what meets the ear

Video<p>ST. MARTIN PARISH (KLFY) - For most of us, music is entertainment but for others it's an educational opportunity.<p>According to a recent report, …

Everything You Need to Know About Building Muscle Mass With Resistance Bands

Resistance bands are great strength training tools for home or while you travel, but they may not be ideal for building muscle mass when compared to …

Trouble Losing Fat? Here’s How To Get A Fast Metabolism

If you’ve ever struggled with your body composition, either having a hard time losing fat or even just staying at a lean and healthy weight, you …

Nutrition

Welcome to Fit Nutrition and Health

Runners, cyclists, swimmers, wrestlers, boxers, bodybuilders -- they are all athletes. Athletes seem to operate at a level higher than us, mere …

Musicians and the brain: Insights from neuroscience - Music Education Research

There have been large advances in the understanding of brain changes in musicians compared to non-musicians. Musical performance is one area …

Effective practice strategies - Music Education Research

Barry (1992) investigated the effects on structured and unstructured practice sessions for brass and woodwind students between grades 7 and 10. These …

Four Tips for Teaching Music Fundamentals to Students with Special Needs

By: Sarah J. Midgley Teaching music to special needs children can make many educators feel uneasy. Most of us were not taught how to properly adapt …

How to Practice Sight Reading in 15 Minutes A Day in Just 4 Steps

How to Practice Sight Singing by Leon HarrellOriginal article on One Minute Music Lesson: Practice Smart, Not Hard When you are first learning the …

Music Makes You a Better Reader, Says Neuroscience

It’s known as the “musician’s advantage.”<p>For decades, educators, scientists, and researchers have observed that students who pick up musical …

Bringing Back What Works in Education

March is Music in Our Schools Month, and the need for music education in schools couldn't be greater. Many people assume music is taught in all schools. They would be wrong. For many people, when they were in school, music classes were a consistent part of the curriculum. But over the last decades, …

Why Music: The Secret Sauce of Success

"I feel like music training lead to the high-speed legacy of Google for me.''- Larry Page, CEO<p>Apple clearly took the lead over competing internet giants when it came to selling digital downloads and mp3 players, but that doesn't mean that music wasn't an essential ingredient in the building of the …

Turn Ordinary Foods into Nutritional Superpowers

There's probably a reason you eat the foods you do. Because your mom made them for you. Or because they come in the EZ-open pouch. But if you keep eating the way you always have, you'll never improve on the body you've got. And the prognosis—on the mom diet, at least—isn't good. Look at your …

BBC iWonder - Can classical music make us smarter?

Can classical music make us smarter?<p>Presented bySuzy KleinWriter and broadcaster<p>ConsultantDr Victoria WilliamsonExternalUniversity of Sheffield<p>1. Mind music<p>Presented bySuzy KleinWriter and broadcaster<p>ConsultantDr Victoria WilliamsonExternalUniversity of Sheffield<p>Classical music is often seen as the …

Water: What you need to know about keeping hydrated

For two decades, we've been encouraged — some might say hounded — into making drinking water a habit. We carry it in plastic bottles, reusable canisters, on our backs to suck through elaborate tubing. We might even hire a doctor to have it injected into our veins.<p>Have we gone mad?<p>Clean, clear …