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WellBiome Gives You 100 Trillion Reasons To Follow Your Gut

Apparently there are 100 trillion bacteria living in our gut. And just like a fingerprint, the composition of our “microbiome” is unique to each of us. It also potentially holds the key to a healthier lifestyle as it impacts on our weight, energy levels and overall well-being.<p>That’s the premise of …

This Video Puts 30 Popular Life Hacks to the Test

If you've seen some of the tips and hacks we've posted (and some others we wouldn't dare post, but make their way to other sites anyway) and wondered …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

How to Stay Crazy Productive with a Baby Around

Children are one of the most amazing paradoxes the universe has ever come up with. A child can make you want to cry from joy in one minute and fear …

The Scary Truth About Cancer Diagnoses

Cancer researchers say the disease is being over-diagnosed and that patients are being subjected to unnecessary treatment<p>Few words trigger as much fear and anxiety as "cancer." But if a group of medical researchers have their way, your odds of receiving a big C diagnosis from your doctor are set to …

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3 Meditation Techniques For Beginners

<i>By Laura McMullen for U.S. News</i><p>Gold stars to those who can make it through this article without wondering about dinner or unattended emails, mindlessly scrolling through Instagram or scanning half a page before realizing you have no idea what the heck you just read.<p>Amit Sood, author of the upcoming …

Apple Will Replace Your Crappy Third-Party USB Charger for $10

After a faulty iPhone charger allegedly electrocuted a Chinese woman, Apple decided to respond and help out those who may have risky USB power …

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Think 24hr Fitness | Gym/Physical Fitness Center

Think 24hr fitness provides a wide range of expert services including: personal training, coaching. individualised nutrition, weight loss, genetic …

Weekly Meditations for Healthy Sex (Aug. 2-8)

It's vital for mindful acts of emotional and spiritual intimacy to steadily develop as a daily practice for healthy sex. To that end, Center for Healthy Sex has created daily meditations to help you reach your sexual and relational potential. (You can subscribe for free here.)<p>Even momentarily …

10 Must Have Yoga Accessories

From the outside, yoga seems like some impossible superhuman carnival trick. Once you dive into the yogic world, however, you begin to realize that …

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

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Well then...there is a difference between having an A@@ and a butt according to this workout and I have to say that I do agree with this In Your Face MOTIVATION to move IDEA! Want a GREAT booty...WORK FOR IT! Stay Healthy~ Darla

The Top 5 Most Common Mistakes Parents Make When It Comes to Child Care

When it comes to leaving your child in the care of a babysitter, nanny or other child care provider, you have nothing but the best intentions. However, many parents unknowingly make mistakes when hiring, managing and communicating with their child care provider.<p>By avoiding these five common …

Why Women Live Longer

It isn't natural—lower rates of smoking, childbirth, and access to modern healthcare all play a part.<p>Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez became the world’s oldest man last month, at age 112, the Associated Press reported last week. But the oldest woman is 115. As in most sports, survival statistics are sex …

DIY Egg Freezing: It's the Perfect Time

Take advantage of the warm months.<p>Since I write about health every day, I get a lot of questions about egg freezing. My answer is always an emphatic yes, do it. And yes, you can do it yourself. But you have to know what you're doing.<p>You can't just put your eggs into the freezer, because they will …

Here's a Good Excuse to Eat a Steak Today

If you're jonesing for a steak—or other iron-rich foods, like spinach, liver, or nuts—here's your perfect excuse. A new study has suggested that foods rich in iron may help cut the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's later in life.<p>Researchers studied more than 2,500 people between the ages of 70 and …

How Much Water Should You Drink When Breastfeeding?

Your breast milk is made up of about 90 percent water. So, when you're breastfeeding, it's important to drink plenty of fluids each day. Drinking …

Why You Feel SO Groggy All the Time

Plus, how to feel way more alert all day long<p>Calling all snooze button addicts and perma-groggy people! Your biological clock might be out of whack. A week of camping—without technology—can get your internal clock back in the natural swing of things, according to a new study published in the …

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The Surprising Secret To Getting Your Emails Read

Do you feel like you send your emails into a black hole? Let’s get to the point: You need to start with the conclusion.<p>“Vagueness is the opposite of useful,” Geoffrey James writes for <i>Inc</i>. “The clearer the goal, the more convincing your e-mail will be.”<p>That’s why, James says, you need to ask …

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One Exercise To Know This Week: Burpees

The world's worst exercise is about to become your favorite.<p>The burpee is one of the best full body exercises there is. It has both strength and cardio components making it a good go-to move. Because of the intensity, it is an effective way to blast calories, speed up your metabolism and burn fat. …

The Best Protein Powder for Your Smoothie

Get fit faster by adding this powder to your favorite morning meal<p><b>What's the best protein powder to add to a smoothie?</b>—Kayleigh, Kissimmee, FLEgg-white protein powder knocks it out of the park. Unlike many powders, it is close to "real food," says certified nutritionist Christine Avanti, R.D., …

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The At-Home CrossFit Workout

<i>By Janet Lee for Shape.com</i><p>Proponents of CrossFit say it will push your limits, getting you fitter and firmer than ever before -- if you survive!<p>Not convinced? To give you a taste of the action, we asked Lauren Plumey, owner of Shoreline CrossFit in Branford, CT, to create a home-based, …

5 Great Personal Training Apps To Help You Get Fit Without A Coach

Dilemma: Hiring a personal trainer is pricey, but without any guidance, stepping into a weight room or sparking up a new fitness routine can be intimidating and confusing.<p>But that's no excuse! With the ongoing surge in health and fitness apps -- 19 percent of smartphone owners use one! -- you can …

Walgreen Rebrands Clinics As Obamacare Launches

Walgreen Co. this morning said it would rebrand its more than 370 retail clinics as “Healthcare Clinics” in a move that better reflects the drugstore chains shift to a company providing medical care services.<p>Walgreens, which is replacing the current Take Care Clinic name, is moving aggressively …

Getting Started on a Ketogenic Diet

A ketogenic diet is a type of very low carbohydrate diet designed to force your body to burn fat instead of glucose for energy. This process produces …

How Fitness Saved My Life and Convinced Me to Start a Revolution

If teenager me could see the present me, she'd be horrified.<p>"You became a new-age hippie jock, you traitor!" she'd cry dramatically, then storm off …

Yoga: Hear the Rumble Coming

<i>This is an interview with Mark Stefanowski, who completed his yoga teacher training and started teaching at a Harley Davidson repair shop in Longmont, Colo. in January 2012. A self-described "Harley Riding, Hell Raiser, Hard Working Midwesterner," Mark and Justin Kaliszewski co-founded Outlaw Yoga</i> …

Breastfeeding and Other Early Influencers on Children’s IQ

A new study solidifies the connection between breast-feeding and intelligence, but it’s not the only way that mom can influence youngsters’ IQ, even …

10 Life Lessons People Should Learn Before They Turn 30

How many times have you said to yourself that you’re going to do something but you end up not following through with it because you weren’t motivated …

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