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I dropped two dress sizes by giving up sugar - and you can too

Plagued by problem skin, excess pounds and mood swings, Nicole Mowbray decided to cut down on sugar - and the results were miraculous<p>If one dietary trend has epitomised 2014, it’s "going low-sugar". The regime’s ability to help its followers shed pounds, improve their skin and up their energy …

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How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

La La Land

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

Measure Backward, Not Forward

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>We often measure our progress by looking forward. We set goals. We plan …

5 Reasons To Drink Coffee Before Your Workout

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>Half of Americans start their day with coffee, and, according to recent study, working out after downing a cup of java may offer a weight loss advantage. The Spanish study, published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, found that trained …

The 8 Critical Keys For Building Big Muscle

If you're dating someone and want to take your relationship to the next level, there comes a time when you decide to make a commitment. Likewise, if …

Workouts

Body image: how actors push their bodies to the limits

From Matthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyers Club to De Niro in Raging Bull, here's a selection of dramatic physical transformations<p>Matthew McConaughey<p>Before: 84kg (13st 3lb/185lb)<br>After: 61kg (9st 8lb/134lb)<p>McConaughey has already scooped a number of industry accolades for his role in Dallas Buyers …

The Huge, Hidden Benefits Of An Extra Hour Of Sleep

Deep relaxation, happier gene expression, and, oh yeah, a better memory can come with 60 more minutes of shut-eye.<p>It’s weird that we sometimes think we can go without sleep–since we’d be so much more productive with just a bit more.<p>The BBC’s Michael Mosley reports that increasing the quanitity of …

Sleep

How to Follow Your Intuition

Intuition is "knowing" something without being able to explain how you came to that conclusion rationally.[1] It's that mysterious "gut feeling" or …

Samsung Goes First, Google Experiments And Apple Refines

There’s a new rhythm to product releases among the biggest players in mobile tech, and increasingly, Samsung is building a reputation as the most brash and quick-to-act of what I would call the ruling triumvirate, which also includes Google and Apple. Google plays the reasoned experimenter, Apple …

Pretty Much The Entire Human Race Bought The New Grand Theft Auto

In first day sales, it's bigger than any game, movie, or album ever released. (Ha ha, what? Books? Get out of here, nerd.)<p>Murder and car-jacking simulatorAcclaimed video game <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> was released on Tuesday, and every man, woman, child, and several species of lower fauna purchased …

Superstitious Numbers Around the World

Numbers carry different meanings depending on what country you are in.<p><b>Today is Friday the 13th—a day thought to be unlucky because of the idea that number 12 is "complete" (think apostles, months of the year, zodiac signs) and 13 is just ... odd. That's the explanation given by Joe Nickell, a</b> …

Useful Info and Health Tips

25 ULTIMATE TIPS FOR BETTER LIFE!!!<p>1. Take a 10-30 minute walk every<br>day. & while you walk, SMILE.<br>It is the ultimate antidepressant.<p>...<p>2. Sit in …

New immunity-boosting drug helps body kill cancer

A new type of drug that “revs up” the immune system to destroy cancer is being tested on humans for the first time.<p>Scientists at the University of Southampton have developed the treatment in an attempt to tackle cancers, such as those of the pancreas, head and neck, that are particularly hard to …