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Bulletproof-style tea is the keto-approved way to beat the afternoon slump

Bulletproof-style coffee—AKA adding butter or ghee and MCT oil to your cup of joe—has become the unofficial beverage of choice for the ketogenic …

University of California

How to Allow Independence and Still Keep Your Teen Close

It seems to happen almost overnight. One minute you feel like you have built a close relationship with your teen son or daughter, then the next you …

Parenting

Update: CDC Says to Throw Out ALL Kellogg's Honey Smacks Regardless of Size, Date

<i>This article originally appeared on Cooking Light.</i><p><b>UPDATE:</b> After more than 70 people have contracted salmonella poisoning from the popular breakfast …

Environmental Health

The Key To Health In Old Age: Bioresillience

<i>(This essay is the 17th and final one in the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging series,</i> The Business of Aging<i>, running on Next Avenue weekly. The essays are a companion piece to the center’s new</i> <i>report</i><i>,</i> Silver to Gold: The Business of Aging.)<p>Let’s envision a model for healthy, …

Chronic Disease

5 myths about Alzheimer's disease

Older adults report that a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is the thing they most fear about their future. Alzheimer’s is a progressive brain …

Dementia

Why I Sold Both of My Instant Pots (and What I Got Instead)

I admit it: I am a kitchen appliance junkie. I have been for more than a decade, since I fell in love with cooking. I want to buy nearly everything …

Cooking

The Plastic Wrap Trick Restaurant Pros Swear By

Photo by Daniel Acker<p><i>"Hotel wrapping" is standard practice for saving and transporting food in many professional kitchens, but it's a practical</i> …

Kitchens

Research Shows The Quickest Way To Build Trust With Your Employees

One of my studies, called “How To Build Trust In The Workplace,” surveyed more than 7,000 people all about why people do, or don’t, trust their leaders. The first thing we discovered was that approximately 32% of a worker’s loyalty is the result of feeling trust towards their boss. So it’s …

Employment

First Aid Techniques You Should Know for 8 Common Injuries

Need to brush up your first aid skills? Here, a basic guide to managing cuts, scrapes, sprains, and more common medical mishaps.<p>A Bloody Nose<p>A …

Red Cross

31 Products On Amazon With So Many 5-Star Reviews, You'd Be Silly Not To Take A Look

Crystal Pepsi. Google Glass. Segways. There's a lot of stuff out there that just never lived up to the hype. Not the case on Amazon though, where …

Google Glass

These 5 Habits Literally Add Years to Your Life, According to a New Harvard Study

Harvard researchers studied the lives of 123,219 men and women over 3 decades, to learn exactly how much extra time good habits can add to your life.<p>They say there's no fountain of youth. But a comprehensive new Harvard University study is the latest report to break down exactly how much extra time …

Holistic Medicine

Benefits Of 529 Education Accounts Expanded Under 2017 Tax Reform

Tax reform expanded the use of 529 education savings accounts to the point that many states are worried it will break their budgets. The accounts now are an excellent way to help pay for a child’s or grandchild’s education at any level<p>You’re probably familiar with 529 college savings plans. They …

Retirement

5 Unexpected Ways To Find Your Purpose

Do you know what your life purpose is? If you feel overwhelmed by this question, rest assured that you aren’t the only one without a clear answer. In fact, finding it can be a lifelong quest. And here’s an uncomfortable truth: there’s no magic formula that takes you there.<p>But that doesn’t mean …

Self-improvement

Logitech KEYS-TO-GO Bluetooth Keyboard review

If you’ve ever tried typing a memo or a lengthy reply to an email on your smartphone, then you’ve probably experienced that frustration of cramped …

Gear & Gadgets

Top 20 Foods High in Soluble Fiber

Dietary fiber is the carbohydrate in plants that your body cannot digest.<p>Though it’s essential to your gut and overall health, most people don’t …

Nutrition

4 books that will show you how to create the best morning ritual

Eating the same oatmeal every morning that Bill Gates does is not going to make you a billionaire. And even if the Dalai Lama started every day with …

Time Management

The Essential Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most Out of Apple AirPods

As easy as it was to poke fun at Apple’s pricey, wireless headphones when they were released, now that I own a pair myself, I love them. To get the …

Tech Trends

42 Conversation Starters for Kids

As a parent, you’re likely to feel like you know your children like the back of your hand sometimes. You know the foods they refuse to eat, and those …

Self-help

Tom Brady’s Vegan Diet Could Be Your Ticket To Becoming An Athletic Freak… But At What Cost?

No longer just a gap-year fad, veganism is now being attributed to the success of athletes all around the globe. While emaciated hippies and balding …

Diets

The Ultimate Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting is having a moment. The first thing you should know is that it’s an umbrella term for a variety of eating patterns that cycle …

Holistic Medicine

14 techniques for more thorough proofreading

PR pros put great effort into crafting press releases, building a targeted media list and developing relationships with journalists. Yet even a minor …

Writing

Parkinson's: Could this 'missing link' be a cause?

Scientists have now identified a faulty cell process that may be common to different forms of Parkinson's, and they propose a mechanism through which …

Medical Research

20 Effective Life Hacks for All Occasions

Household tricks and life hacks are invented to make our lives easier. They are proven by the experience of many people and are guaranteed to work, …

Cleaning

How to clean your gross, waxy AirPods

The other day on the metro, I pulled out my AirPods and dropped one on the floor. It bounced over dried and dirty beer stains, and who knows what other filth and bacteria traipsed in on a million passengers’ shoes (and the odd hippie’s bare feet). I gave up on listening to anything on the trip …

Cleaning

Spoiler: The Only Anti-Aging Skincare Worth Buying, Says a Beauty Editor

We all want brighter, smoother, younger-looking skin, but the quest to what is essentially the fountain of youth is arduous (and really expensive). …

Skin Care

How Many Squats Should I Do a Day? A Beginner’s Guide

Good things come to those who squat.<p>Not only will squats shape your quads, hamstrings, and glutes, they’ll also help your balance and mobility, and …

Workouts

Stop Throwing Out Your Used Tea Bags

It feels so good to be able to do something with the things we'd normally discard. Coffee grounds as rose fertilizer and clementine peels saved for …

Tea

Most Men Don’t Realize They’re Depressed. Here’s How to Recognize the Signs and Seek Help.

Real talk: Some 30% of men will suffer a bout of depression at some point in their lifetime. So chances are at least a few of your friends—and …

Mental Health

These Tests Will Tell You Just How Good Your Eyes Are at Seeing Color

Let’s talk about how you’re perceiving color. The idea came to me when a coworker asked if they should get the computer with 100-percent sRGB or …

OLEDs

I am raising my daughter to speak three languages. A stranger demanded I 'speak English' to her

I felt her staring at me on the playground as I called out to my daughter.<p>She must be someone’s grandmother, I thought. She must be curious, as people often are.<p>Then she took one step toward me — pink fingernails, dark blond hair — and opened her mouth, e-nun-ci-a-ting each word.<p>“Speak English,” …

Language Learning