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What a 24-Hour Fast Could Do for Your Health

Sometimes it’s not what you put into your body; it’s what you don’t. Animal research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that a …

Weight Loss

The totally free solution to make sleepy afternoon slumps a thing of the past

At 3 p.m. on the dot, visiting the office snack drawer for a pick-me-up might be your go-to move. The afternoon slump is REAL, after all, and …

Wellness

This Is the Moment of Truth for Republicans

The GOP can either defend the United States or serve the damaged and defective man who is now its president.<p>There are exactly two possible explanations for the shameful performance the world witnessed on Monday, from a serving American president.<p>Either Donald Trump is flat-out an agent of Russian …

Donald Trump

Here’s What Happens When You Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day, Every Day

I heard drinking water would help me have more energy, stay focused and more. It's worth a shot!<p>I’m a professional chef, which means I’m on my feet …

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Employee Engagement

The Best Teeth-Whitening Products, According to Dentists

Take it from someone who was once prescribed stannous fluoride for cavities (which gave me the smile of a seasoned smoker): There are dozens of …

Rich people in high-tax states are using this strategy to evade SALT caps

Residents in high-tax states are getting creative when it comes to evading the $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions implemented as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, tapping a strategy one expert says may actually be permissible under current Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidelines.<p>High …

My Top ETF Buy For 4% Dividends And Double-Digit Gains

I don’t want to alarm you, but if you’ve got a lot of cash sitting on the sidelines right now, you’re about to miss out on a double-digit stock-market gain in the next 6 months.<p>In a moment, I’ll show you 4 funds you can buy today to lock in these quick, life-changing profits (and dividend payouts, …

I Tried the Keto Diet for 2 Weeks and Lost More Weight Than I Thought

Here's what happened when I committed to the high-fat, low-carb diet for two weeks.<p>I'm not usually a fan of prescribed "diets"—I live by more of the …

9 Things People With Depression Wish You Knew About Living With the Condition

Discussions of mental health have taken front stage following the loss last week of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, both of whom died by suicide. …

Scientists Identify a "New Type of Depression"

Scientists want to develop new antidepressant drugs.<p>An estimated half of the 322 million people affected by depression don’t appear to benefit from …

New Yorker's Adam Davidson: The media is missing a 'very simple' story about Trump

The near-constant stream of news out of Washington is muddying a "very simple, easy-to-understand story" about President Donald Trump's ties, path to office, and presidency, the New Yorker's Adam Davidson says.<p>Davidson, who previously covered the Iraq War and the 2008 financial crisis, told CNN's …

Donald Trump

This Fund Pays 11.2% And Crushes The Market

Today I’m going to take you inside the most disrespected, criticized, lambasted and just plain ignored investments on the market today.<p>Why would I do that?<p>Simple. Because if you’re not as rich as you’d like to be, these unloved income plays are the <i>perfect</i> way to get you there.<p>I’m talking about …

Should You Buy Long-Term Care Insurance, or Invest and "Self-Insure"?

There are high odds that at some point in your old age, you will need the kind of care that regular health insurance doesn't cover.<p>If it's the last …

Jaw Dropping Remastered Footage of Led Zeppelin Performing of ‘Dazed and Confused’ Live in 1973

In a remastered clip from the iconic film The Song Remains the Same, the members of Led Zeppelin perform a jaw-dropping version of “Dazed and …

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Nutrition

12 Colonoscopy Prep Tips From Gastroenterologists to Make the Whole Thing Less Hellish

Welcome to Colonoscopy Prep 101: a Class No One Actually Takes But We’ll All Definitely Need. Look, a colonoscopy—which is when a medical …

In 4 Words, Billionaire Melinda Gates Gives What May be the Best Career Advice Out There

Truly, words to live by.<p>Melinda Gates is a billionaire, a philanthropist, and a striver. She's constantly striving for more--more influence, more aid distributed, more metrics to evaluate the efficacy of programs, more impact.<p>The Gates Foundation is a major player on the world stage when it comes …

Retiring tax-free in Portugal (for at least 10 years) – here’s how you do it

<i>JOHANNESBURG — In a bid to resurrect itself after the 2008 financial crisis, Portugal has positioned itself to become a magnet for high net-worth</i> …

Doctor reveals the one vegetable you need to eat

If you fail to eat enough vegetables, this may be welcome news.<p>According to a doctor in the UK, you only need to be eating one type of veggie to …

Buy one rental property a year to help build your wealth

To make a rental property purchase successful, owners must find a bargain — paying no more than 80 percent of the home’s value when factoring in purchase price, closing costs and renovations. But what happens when an owner wants to own multiple rental properties? How does someone go about acquiring …

Real Estate

Watch Out -- Here's Why Tax Reform Could Give You a Nasty Shock Next April

Find out the unintended consequence of the measure.<p>With the passage of the tax reform measures late last year, many taxpayers are looking forward to …

Nuts Are a Bad Source of Protein

These alternatives are far more efficient.<p>I love getting protein from plant sources as much as I can. I eat two cans of beans after every workout, and I’m the first person to remind people that potatoes and oats have a surprisingly great range of amino acids. I was a vegetarian for five years and …

No Cinderella: Margo Jefferson on the real Meghan Markle

Any 'commoner' who marries into any royal family ​is seen as marrying up. But Harry is marrying up too, by marrying out<p>Once a woman enters a royal family, every aspect and function of her body becomes a site of proprietary fantasy<p>Like any black and biracial woman, she has had a lifetime of learning …

Royal Family

How to Pay Zero Taxes Legally in Retirement

And when you pay zero taxes, you shouldn't be doing it the way most people do it -- which is by being broke.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you gambling your retirement savings on the idea that your taxes will be lower when you retire? If so, I’ve got some bad news. …

Retirement

8 foods a Harvard nutritionist tries to eat almost every day

Want to eat like a nutrition expert? Some food choices pack an especially big nutritional punch.<p>Think of your kitchen as one big tasty medicine cabinet.<p>The right foods in the right amounts can protect your heart, keep your blood sugar stable, help you lose weight and allow you to live longer.<p>Diet …

This Is the Nutrition Program That Helped Haley Drop 30 Pounds in 3 Months

Usually when people are on a weight-loss journey, they change up their workouts and their diet, but Haley only did one of the two. She kept up her normal workout schedule, but she completely altered her diet, thanks to Renaissance Periodization. Within just three months, she lost around 30 pounds. …

Update Estate Plans in Light of New Tax Law

Your current will, if it hasn't been updated in years, could shortchange or even accidentally disinherit your loved ones.<p>The new tax law has led some …

Yale’s beloved happiness class is now on the internet for free

Happiness, they say, is infectious. Perhaps that is why the most popular course ever to be taught at Yale University—this semester enrolling 1,200 students, or a quarter of the undergraduate student body—is one titled “Psychology and the Good Life.”<p>PSYC 157, or “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” as …

10 Settings You Should Turn Off On Facebook Immediately

Facebook gives us so much: ways to connect with old friends and keep in touch with family members, endless recipe videos to watch but never make, and …