Gerardo Sanchez

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Keto Flu Explained: Why Low-Carb Diets Can Make You Feel Sick and Tired

A sudden switch from burning glucose to burning fat can cause some unpleasant side effects. Here's what to do about it.<p>Lots of people these days are …

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

How to Get Rid of "Man Boobs"

It’s one of every guy's worst nightmares: man boobs. You saw it on the <i>Seinfeld</i> episode “The Mansierre,” in which Kramer developed a bra for guys who …

These are the plants that will actually clean up your air

No matter how clean your home is, chances are, the air’s still got a <i>little</i> somethin’ somethin’ in it that isn’t exactly *great* for your body …

A new study linking asparagus to cancer is freaking people out — here’s how concerned you should be

Over the past few days, people have been frantically searching for clues about whether asparagus causes cancer.<p>After a study in the journal Nature suggested that a compound called asparagine (which is found in the vegetable) may help spread an aggressive form of breast cancer in the body, searches …

Cat 'beauty contest' has a new competitor

Cat lovers marveled at a new breed this past weekend at the San Diego Cat Show, where Bengals made a debut appearance in the competition.<p>The annual …

Apple Watch 3 has a serious hospital problem

Take your Apple Watch Series 3 into hospital and it could suffer a few health problems of its own. Users are reporting that Apple’s latest wearable randomly reboots in a hospital environment, and it appears specialist equipment is the cause.<p>Although the Apple Watch user guides notes that the device …

Why Are Some Farts Silent and Others Squeaky?

The sound of letting one rip can depend on a lot of things<p>Everybody farts. In fact, the average person farts about 14 times a day with an average volume of one-half liter of gas per day, says Michael Rice, M.D., gastroenterologist at the University of Michigan Medicine Gastroenterology …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Tip: How to Improve Upper Back Mobility

Boost thoracic mobility, improve your squat and overhead press, and keep your shoulders healthy. Here's the warm-up you need.<p>If you want healthy …

Apple’s latest how-to video teaches you Apple Pay Cash

Apple has published a new how-to video to teach iOS users the basics of Apple Pay Cash. It comes just three days after the new peer-to-peer payments service made its public debut in iOS 11.2.<p>Apple Pay Cash makes it easier than ever to send money to friends and family. It uses iMessage, so anyone …

Apple Pay

Improve your spreadsheet skills and increase productivity by mastering Excel

You may think you know how to use Microsoft Excel well enough, but are you truly tapping into the full power of this classic application? There's a …

Productivity

Popular writing app gets major update with Scrivener 3

For those of us who do a large amount of writing whether for a living or just for fun, there are a few different apps to choose from. As of today, one of the top choices is getting even better with a huge update. Welcome to Scrivener 3.<p>Scrivener has historically had a smaller, but almost cultish …

8 Things That Might Be Giving You Man Boobs

Are these reasons behind your increasing bustline?<p>Man boobs might sound like a joke, but for the more than 30 percent of guys who deal with enlarging breasts at some point or another during their lives, it’s no laughing matter.<p>And we're not talking about the kind of man boobs you get when you pack …

Women's Health

This Is How Long You Really Need to Hold a Plank to See Results

Hint: It's not as long as you think<p>The concept of a plank is pretty simple: You hold yourself up in a pushup position for a set period of time to tone your core, glutes, and hamstrings. But while you probably already know how to do a plank, you might be hazy on how long you should actually hold one …

Workouts

‘Uncontacted’ Amazon Tribe Members Reported Killed in Brazil

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — They were members of an uncontacted tribe gathering eggs along the river in a remote part of the Amazon. Then, it appears, they had the bad luck of running into gold miners.<p>Now, federal prosecutors in Brazil have opened an investigation into the reported massacre of about 10 …

Brazil

What Is MSG, Anyway? Here's Everything You Need To Know

It stands for monosodium glutamate, but there's a lot more to it.<p>MSG is one of the most notorious ingredients in the United States. The Japanese ingredient that’s commonly used in Chinese restaurants stateside, has been blamed for making people feel ill with symptoms ranging from headaches to …

A bodybuilder with a rare disorder died on a high-protein diet — here's how much you should have in a day

Australian bodybuilder Meegan Hefford died this summer because of complications resulting from her high-protein diet and a rare genetic condition, the Australian news website Perth Now reported.<p>Hefford was found unconscious in her apartment in June. She was rushed to the hospital, where doctors …

This is what doctors found in woman’s body and doctors say it’s because she skipped breakfast

A woman has been told that this is what happens to you when you regularly skip breakfast.<p>More than 200 stones were removed from her body by doctors …

5 Meal-Prep Tricks That Will Help You Avoid Eating The Same Thing Every Day

Five identical bento boxes are only appetizing on Instagram.<p>You spend all that work at the beginning of the week getting your meals ready for the days ahead. But chowing down on the same meal every day can lead to major burnout—or worse, takeout. So how can you prep for the week while also keeping …

Nutrition

Surprised by a medical bill? Here's what to do

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 2013, Kelly A. Kyanko gave birth to her second son. During labor, her doctors became aware of "a very small complication," she said -- nothing too concerning, but doctors wanted a pediatrician in the room during the delivery.<p>"I'm not exactly going to say 'no' to that, right? Obviously I …

Jaw Muscle Exercises for Boxing

As a boxer, you likely have a regular strength training program that targets the punching muscles in your arms, shoulders and chest. However, …

Workouts

Watch What Happens When Hidden Cameras Record Reactions To Ageism

Reactions ranged from outrage to a young woman who was just fine when they refused to serve her mother.<p>This powerful video, created by AARP, makes a brutal point about ageism in our society. AARP set up a hidden camera to capture people’s reactions to a food truck with a sign that said it would not …

NHS green light for new ovarian cancer drug

Ovarian cancer patients have been given fresh hope after health officials gave the green light for a new drug to be made available through the NHS.<p>It is the first medicine for the disease to be made available via the health service for more than a decade.<p>New ovarian cancer blood test could reduce …

Cancer

How to use the iPhone's new night display mode that's designed to improve your health

1/<p>To use Night Shift mode, you have to be running the iOS 9.3 beta.<p>Tech Insider<p>App developers automatically have access to the beta, and so do …

Wearable Device Allows Long-Distance Loved Ones to Feel Each Other's Heartbeat in Real-Time

Joanna Montgomery (of design company Little Riot) wants to help loved ones feel connected even when they're separated by considerable distances. To do so, she designed the Pillow Talk–a wearable device that uses a sensor to capture your heartbeat and then play it through a speaker for your loved …

Simplify Your Diet with Alton Brown's Four Lists Method

The key to a successful diet is finding something you’ll actually stick to. If you haven’t found that yet, Alton Brown’s four list approach may …

21 Before and After Photos of Adorable Puppies Who Become Beloved Dogs

Many dog owners have captured the incredible transformation that occurs when a playful puppy turns into a loyal adult dog. They start out as small figures with adorable young faces and gradually become older in body, mind, and spirit. Physically, their bodies undergo a drastic change, but viewers …

The Woman Who Made Sourdough Bread Using Yeast From Her Vagina Just Ate The Bread

It tasted just fine, FYI.<p>British Blogger Zoe Stavri whipped the Internet up into a frothy bread mix frenzy earlier this week, after writing about a sourdough loaf she'd begun to make from scratch, leavened with yeast from a vaginal infection. She sourced the yeast with the help of a dildo, as if …

The Hardest Upper-Body Circuit You Will Ever Do—and You Don’t Even Need Weights

You may not need equipment, but you will need a ton of willpower and stamina<p>Thirty minutes. That’s all I’m asking for. If you can give me that, you’re going to get the best upper-body workout of your life.<p>But here’s the deal: You can’t just go through the motions. Or start strong, and then taper …

Workouts

30 Six-Pack Secrets from the World's Fittest Men

“I hate to lose,” my friend Jim told me the other day. He was talking about being down 35-33 during a pickup game of basketball, but he might as well …