Julia Stevens

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What Exactly Is the Keto Diet?

Here’s what you need to know about this diet before you think about trying it.<p>Sometimes it feels like there are so many trendy diets coming and going that you can’t even keep up with what they’re all called, let alone how they work. But the ketogenic diet is one of those regimens that has staying …

Self-Care: An A To Z Guide

A more or less definitive guide to taking care of yourself.<p>By now, <i>so</i> much has been written about self-care: what it is, what it isn't, what it can do, what it can't. It has been bastardized, commercialized, reclaimed, redefined. And while there's no shortage of information on self-care out there, …

Self-help

Eliminate Harmful Self-Criticism And Be The Person You Really Are

Each day, tens of thousands of thoughts run through our mind, and most of them are repeats from the day before. Imagine, then, if you were to allow even a small portion of these thoughts to be harmful self-criticism. Think of how much you would be setting yourself up for dissatisfaction, …

Self-help

Virtual Health Coaching for Patients With or at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Almost everything is available online these days, and the healthcare realm is no exception in moving to the virtual platform.<p>There are numerous …

Turmeric vs Curcumin: Which Should You Take?

Turmeric is a spice widely used throughout Asia and a main ingredient in curries.<p>Due to its yellow color, it’s sometimes referred to as Indian …

How Smart Technology is Changing Diabetes Care

Diabetes management technology, including insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors (CGMs), and closed-loop insulin delivery systems are quickly …

How to Stop Listening to That Voice Inside Your Head That Says 'You Can’t'

At some point in your life, when you’ve thought about doing something a little bit bold, a little bit different or a little bit outside of your …

If Words Hurt, It's Because You Let Them

Welcome back to <b>Mid-Week Meditations</b>, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and a guide to using its waters to reflect on and improve …

10 Facts About Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia pain is real, frustrating, and frightening. How to spot fibromyalgia symptoms and get the help you need.<p>No, you're not crazy...<p>Fibromyalgia pain is real—just ask the 6 million Americans who deal with it every day.<p>But that doesn't mean your doctors or friends will always believe you. In …

Don't lose sight of the diabetes threat

Date published: 11 June 2018<p>Regular eye tests are very important<p>The team at Specsavers in Oldham is raising awareness this Diabetes Week (June 11-17) …

Sitting at work is killing you: Here’s how to take a stand

When you’re in the grind, trying to level up your life and your career, it’s easy to neglect things that seem superficial.<p>You might put in a few …

Seven ways to minimise the risk of having a stroke

Know the signs; early treatment prevents lasting damage<p>A stroke is the damage caused by a clot or a bleed in the brain. It is the major cause of serious long-term disability in the UK. A quarter of strokes occur in people under 65, and the damage caused ranges from minimal changes picked up on a …

Medicine

4 simple exercises to strengthen your attention and reduce distractibility

<i>Mengxin Li</i><p>Our attention gets hijacked by everything from the stress in our lives to the ding of our phones. Neuroscientist Amishi Jha shows how we …

5 Things I Learned After Giving Up Sugar for 10 Days

<i>This article originally appeared on Shape. For more stories like this, visit shape.com.</i><p>The World Health Organization recommends that we consume less …

Ceiling Fan Not Cooling You Off? Maybe It's Spinning in the Wrong Direction

Ceiling fans aren't just for hot summer days. They can also be used in the winter to circulate warm air from the ceiling. But if you've noticed that …

Is your culture killing your workers?

At some point, we’ve all uttered a variation of the phrase: “This job is killing me.”<p>Unfortunately, a BBC story confirms that it’s probably not a …

Sugar Busters Diet Basics and Food List

The Sugar Busters diet focuses on eliminating refined carbohydrates and high glycemic index foods. It was popularized in the bestselling book, "Sugar …

Nutrition

3 Breathing Exercises That Will Calm You the F Down

I don't know about you but I can get stressed out. Modern life isn't exactly a walk in the park. But thankfully, you don't need to spend loads of …

Yoga

5 Ways to Quiet the Negative Voices in Your Head

“There’s a brilliant, beautiful, priceless piece of art hanging right in front of you. It’s sophisticated and meticulously detailed—a painstaking …

Design

Dry body brushing will totally transform your skin... here's exactly how to do it

From Miranda Kerr to Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, you can't move for celebrities preaching the benefits of dry body brushing.<p>But if you're absolutely …

Skin Care

Six Apps To Help You De-Stress

These expert-recommended apps will help you keep your cool in every situation.<p>Even if you love your job and mostly look forward to heading into the office each morning, it’s impossible to avoid all work stress. Whether it’s a demanding quarter, an overbearing boss, or your social life ripping at …

Weekend Recipe: An Asparagus Salad That Will Wow Dinner Guests

I love this beautiful and simple salad that is filled with goodness. It takes just a few minutes to prepare and you can serve it for lunch or dinner …

Want To Prevent Inflammation & Autoimmune Disease? Here's Where To Start

In the last four years of my private practice as an integrative medicine doctor, I have personally witnessed the rise of autoimmune conditions. It …

Wellness

Sitting at your desk all day is killing you — Here’s how to get moving again

New research suggests that sitting all day hurts memory<p>You might want to stand up for this.<p>It’s no surprise that being sedentary is bad for your …

Chronic Disease

How to lose weight if you're addicted to food, according to cognitive scientist who struggled for years

Susan Peirce Thompson struggled for decades to lose weight. She tried everything, from diet books and rigid workout regimens to running a marathon. …

How to lose weight if you're addicted to food, according to a cognitive scientist who struggled for years

Susan Peirce Thompson struggled for decades to lose weight. She tried everything, from diet books and rigid workout regimens to running a marathon. She even considered having a gastric bypass, an intensive surgery that can involve months of counseling and preparation.<p>Somewhere along the way, she …

Nutrition

How to Get Control When You Have Social Anxiety

People with social anxiety tend to think too much, let their emotions rule their thoughts, and have difficulty managing stress in the moment. Use …

Center for Family Health column: Diabetes can be prevented or controlled

Elizabeth Findley-KnappCourtesy Center for Family Health By Elizabeth Findley-Knapp JACKSON, MI - Diabetes case numbers continue to grow in the …

Michigan