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You can easily drop 5 pounds at work — just by changing this one thing

New research finds that standing at our desks can help us burn calories while working. Plus, 5 other ways to get in shape at the office.<p>Take a stand …

Jun Tea Is The New Kombucha: This Gut-Healing Drink Is About To Be Everywhere

Jun is the sister tonic to kombucha, and, like kombucha, it’s tart and fizzy, like a sparkling, gut-healing soda.<p>The Jun base is an effective …

If you suffer from bloating, it’s time to swap the booze for kombucha

More and more of us are taking time off from the hard stuff in order to give their livers a rest.<p>As health and fitness move further and further up …

Parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 6 things in common

Raising children requires good parenting techniques as well as avoiding bad habits. A positive body image help children develop socially. Quality time with kids also helps them in school. But just as important are avoiding mistakes that can curtail a child's social, physical, emotional and …

Parenting

A Big Step Forward in Personalized Diets Based on Gut Microbes

Do you have any idea how many bacteria live in your gut? Not thousands or even millions, but <i>billions</i> of little microorganisms call your large and …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

Exercise

Tooth Pain Is Associated With The Health Of Your Organs: Did You Know?

Your teeth reveal a lot about the health of your organs. You might not know, but your tooth pain could be associated with an underlying health …

Inflammation

10 Mistakes the Worst Leaders Always Make

Here's one: Get rid of your inability to actively listen.<p>The horrible leadership behaviors I'm about to expound on are not mere platitudes or hackneyed clichés.<p>They remain, unfortunately, characteristics of well-meaning people on high perches who have blind spots that keep them from growing into …

These 5 Hormones Control Weight and Mood—Here's How an Expert Balances Them

When you hear the word "hormones," PMS, puberty, and menopause most likely come to mind. But these so-called "chemical messengers" do more than guide …

Why women have more gut problems than men

You don’t have to poll your friends to know that women think about gut health more than men. (You can just ask science.) Why is it that some guys can …

Is There a Link Between Negative Emotions and Disease?

You're reading Is There a Link Between Negative Emotions and Disease?, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

Chronic Disease

The Pit In Your Stomach is Actually Your Second Brain

The world is so much bigger and more interesting than we can see with our naked eyes. If we could, we could watch cells grow, morph, and split again over and over again on the backs of our own wrists--or the billions of foreign cells living in and among our own, forming what scientists are …

Wellness

The Right Way to Use an Ab Roller

The first time you use an ab roller is a humbling experience. If you’ve never seen one, it’s a simple wheel with handles that’s probably lying in the …

Don’t set goals for yourself—instead, create systems that make it easy for you to succeed

A lot of my friends are spending the month of January “going dry” or giving up sugar or training for marathons. I can relate. As a Type-A, goal-oriented masochist, I tend to make deeply ambitious New Year’s resolutions each year. Witness Exhibit A: My resolutions from 2016. I’m embarrassed to say …

Productivity

20 One-Pot Paleo Lunches You Can Bring to Work

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>When it comes to healthy lunches you can make at home …

Architects transform 18th century barn with seamless contemporary extension

Bringing historic structures back to life is a challenge for any architect, but when the building goes back to 1792, the task is incredibly delicate. …

Architecture

How Probiotics Can Ease Your Anxiety, And 4 Other Benefits That Have Nothing To Do With Digestion

Reduce Anxiety<p>Shutterstock<p>In a recent study published in the journal <i>Scientific Reports</i>, researchers found that zebrafish, who—believe it or not—have similar brain processes to humans, displayed less anxiety-related behavior when given supplements containing the probiotic <i>Lactobacillus plantarum</i>, …

Bowel disease patients in lifestyle study

<b>People with debilitating bowel conditions are being invited to take part in a study to better understand what causes the diseases to worsen.</b><p>University of Edinburgh researchers want to shed light on everyday factors that may influence flare-ups of Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis.<p>They also want …

A Minimalist Tea Shop Serving Hand Dripped Green Tea Has Opened In Tokyo

A minimalist tea shop specializing in the unique process of hand dripping green tea has recently been added to Tokyo’s Sangenjaya neighborhood.<p>The …

The skills your kids should cultivate to be competitive in the age of automation

We’re all getting used to the thought that in a not-so-distant future, competition for jobs won’t just be other humans, it will also be an intelligent robot, self-driving car, or other artificial agent. But in our gut, we know this can’t be the full truth, that there’s a more nuanced story. We at …

Why Whole30 Loves Ghee (and How to Make Your Own!)

<i>For 30 days this month we're exploring Whole30, the 30-day reset and refocus on whole foods. Whole30 isn't a diet or a judgment of foods as "good and</i> …

Protein

Cardio Fight Club HIIT

Description<p>Do you have any pent up aggression? Deal with it by doing this workout! The two rules of Cardio Fight Club is to first give it all you've …

Exercise

The Real Reason Wheat is Toxic (it’s not the gluten)

Source: The Real Reason Wheat is Toxic (it’s not the gluten) For more content like this visit REALfarmacy.com.by Sarah, The Healthy Home Economist …

3 Steps To A Flat Belly (pg2)

Step 1: Burn More Calories at Rest<p>Total Energy Expenditure is your greatest ally against belly fat. You have get your body to use more energy (burn …

Fitness

What is belly fat and how can you shift it?

Visceral, or belly, fat, clings to our internal organs and is particularly nasty, being linked to increased risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer. But there is a simple solution to shedding it<p>Did you know that some body fat is worse than others? When I was a trainee surgeon, the fat that was on …

Nutrition

Do Humans Actually Need Milk And Dairy Products in Adulthood?

Here's the science.<p>A lot of people will have already made up their mind about whether humans need dairy in their diet and will be thinking that the …

Inflammation: What It Is and How to Deal With it

You might recall, earlier this year, Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen’s personal chef Allen Campbell shared a fact about the couple's diet that—for lack of a better word—went completely, utterly viral. He said the stars swore off eating nightshades because “they’re not anti-inflammatory." Since then, …

Wellness

The ultra-healing, Ayurvedic cider latte everyone in Brooklyn is freaking out over

When Montauk Juice Factory partners Madeleine Murphy and Bret Caretsky decided to expand their enterprise to include a Brooklyn brick and mortar, …

Silent, bloody killer: Hypertension is yet another reason to exercise during the holiday season

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>An important reason to exercise every day is related to blood pressure, not waistline<p>William B. Farquhar<p>December 29, 2016 8:59am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>Yes, of course we all know we should exercise every day during the holiday season to help …