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The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …

Nutrition

The Simple Meal That's Powering Team USA

Team USA is on the ground in Pyeongchang, South Korea, primed and ready to compete on the world’s largest stage. As a staff prone to geeking out about how nutrition affects performance, we were especially curious to learn what the elites eat before their events.<p>We reached out to a number of Winter …

Nutrition

3 Things to Say When You're Feeling Bad About Yourself | Inc.com

Negative self-talk can be so much a part of the running dialogue in your head that you may not even notice it. However, it's important to recognize these feelings towards yourself if you want lasting change in your life. Research shows that while negative emotions can create short-term motivation, …

Self-help

Want to Finally Achieve Your Goals? Be Prepared to Face These 4 Uncomfortable Truths | Inc.com

Accomplishing your goals requires skills and strategy. However, accomplishing your goals also requires that you enter into the arena with the proper mindset equipped to endure.<p>With that said, equipping a proper mindset is where many fall short which is why their goals become unfulfilled. As I've …

Self-improvement

14 Trader Joe’s Items That Will Basically Change Your Life

According to Real Simple editors, anyway. Take a peek into our grocery carts, and add these favorites to your shopping list.<p>Trader Joe’s Vegetable …

Healthy Eating

14 money lessons rich parents teach their kids

Author and self-made millionaire Steve Siebold has spent a lot of time studying the ultra wealthy. He's interviewed more than 1,200 millionaires and …

If you are wallowing in self-pity and pain, remembering this can save your life

It was my first Boston Marathon, I was 46 years old, two miles from the top of Heartbreak Hill, and in one word, miserable.<p>My left leg had locked up, and the high winds and low temperatures had taken their toll.<p>Not a happy camper, and still seven miles to the finish line.<p>I grabbed a discarded …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Cracking the secret of a longer life

<b>Most of us would like to lead long and healthy lives, but what, if anything, can we do to make it possible?</b><p>Longer life is the one thing you can't buy making it something of a preoccupation for the Davos elite, but what do experts suggest?<p>I'm not sure longevity expert Dan Buettner got the Davos memo.<p>…

Living Well Now: What Does It Take?

<i>Randall Curren is a professor of philosophy at the University of Rochester. His work spans sustainability studies, the philosophy and psychology of well-being, social and political philosophy, and ancient Greek philosophy. You can follow his work</i> here.<p>Parenting, teaching and leading all require us …

Top Holdings Of Real Estate ETFs

Analysing the top holdings of similar ETFs is insightful. Publicly-available data on the top holdings and assets under management allow me to rank …

8 Books Stanford Business School Professors Think You Should Read This Holiday Season | Inc.com

For many of us, the next few weeks will bring terrible weather, long nights, and less to do at work. What better time of year to catch up on your reading?<p>If you already have an unconquerable stack of titles to check out this holiday season, then curl up and dive in. But if you're looking for …

Books

Apple will give you more cash for your dusty old Mac

Apple has increased its trade-in values for a bunch of old Mac models. Machines released in 2009 and later could now earn you up to $2,500. That’s a generous $1,000 more than the previous limit.<p>If you were thinking about treating yourself to a new Mac this Christmas, Apple just made it a whole lot …

MacBook Pro

The chilling reason everyone's sharing that 'New Yorker' story about dating

Have you ever finished a story and thought to yourself: "I just read my life on a page"? That's how many women are responding to a <i>New Yorker</i> short …

Relationships

The One Thing the Top 1 Percent of Income Earners Do Every Day | Inc.com

I have always believed that your output in this world is only as great as your input. You need to always be striving to learn more, and consuming as much as you can so that you bring more value to whichever table you are sitting.<p>Information is the strongest currency you own. And your ability to …

Self-improvement

The truth about fat and sugar is finally explained

This morning, as I do most days, I breakfasted on a three egg omelette cooked in coconut oil, with a whole milk coffee. I enjoyed a wedge of full fat …

Diabetes

Influence: The 4-Step Process for Selling Anything to Anyone

People only buy when they trust the person selling.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influence is described as <i>"the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something."</i> However as subtle as some forms of influence might …

Selling

Become a Master Connector with This Simple, Time-Tested Formula | Inc.com

Do you wish you had better connections? Influencers who can make a difference in your life and business? These connections are accessible to you--if you're willing to invest a bit of time and effort. The best way to connect with powerful people is to become a master connector yourself. Becoming, …

10 Facts About Solar Energy That Might Surprise You

After decades of development and political debate about solar energy, the industry is finally ready to stand on its own. Solar power projects around the world are beating fossil fuels on price without subsidies, and each time they do, the future looks a little brighter.<p>But there's still a lot most …

Once the bete noire of the right, now the actor finds herself even more hated by the left for refusing to support Hillary Clinton against Donald Trump. She talks about Hollywood sexism, female empowerment and playing Bette Davis<p>Susan Sarandon at 71 is bright-eyed and airy, and perhaps shyer than …

Middle-class

Real Estate Crowdfunding Investment Performance

Real estate crowdfunding began in 2012, after the JOBS Act was passed that allowed crowdfunding to be used as a way for private companies and private …

Real Estate

What are we fighting for?

A net bag filled with dried leaves sits in a wooden box on my kitchen table. Buried in the leaves is a piece of oil shale, wrapped in twine. A long …

Shale Oil

Combining Solar Panels With Agriculture Makes Land More Productive

<b>Published on</b> November 24th, 2017 | <i>by Steve Hanley</i><p>0<p>November 24th, 2017 by <b>Steve Hanley</b><p>Solar panels are wonderful things, but they do take up a lot of …

Susan Jung recreates a memorable chicken pot meal she had in Hong Kong | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

A few years ago, <i>gai bo</i> (“chicken pot”) was all the rage at Hong Kong hotpot restaurants. It starts life as one dish – chopped up, bone-in chicken …

This Is the True Power of Reading, According to 2 Deep Thinkers on the Subject | Inc.com

There's a wave of articles being published these days on the benefits of reading. And not just a book or two a year, but <i>stacks</i> of books.<p>Articles laying out Bill Gates's reading list, or the one book that influenced Jeff Bezos the most, or how Elon Musk learned everything he knew from books. These …

Books

If You're An Entrepreneur, This Is The Only Type Of Content You Should Be Creating | Inc.com

I am not your average writer.<p>My degree is in creative writing, but my background (and most formative mentorship) took place in advertising.<p>Between the ages of 22 and 26, I spent all day, every day, immersed in that world. Long gone were the afternoons spent studying Dostoevsky and Nabokov--those …

Entrepreneurship

Millennials are abandoning the suburbs for a new kind of neighborhood — see inside

Farm life isn't what it used to be.<p>A new type of housing community called an agrihood— short for "agricultural neighborhood" — is one of the latest real-estate trends gaining popularity across the US.<p>Agrihood developers aim to bring the amenities of a rural farming community, like fresh produce and …

3 Ways No-Code Development Can Help You Advance Your Career

Development is entering a new era: one where anyone can learn how to build an application quickly and easily, without knowing how to write a single line of code. These “citizen developers” are changing their companies from within by taking the reins and building the tools their teams need to thrive.<p>…

Software Development

A Simple 3-Step Approach to Successful Social Media Advertising

There's so much to learn with social media advertising that it's difficult to know exactly where to start.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>There’s so much to learn with social media advertising that it’s difficult to know <i>exactly</i> where to start.<p>For example, audience targeting, budgeting, A/B …