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This Superfood Cheatsheet is Your Guide to Health

This Superfood Glossary is the Ultimate Cheatsheet to Health<p>Save this link on your phone and you'll never be confused at a juice bar again.<p>October …

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying—and 17 You Should Eat More Of

The best and worst choices in every food group, according to registered …

Ancient History

Your Brain Has A Hunger Off Switch, And It May Be Possible To Switch It Off Faster

A new study has located a set of brain cells that control appetite, and activating them by eating more of certain foods could be a key to losing weight.<p>The brain cells are called tanycytes and they’re found in a brain region called the hypothalamus, which plays a crucial role in how our bodies …

Nutrition

This Is How Much Protein You Really Need to Eat in a Day

Daily protein intake isn't necessarily the same for everyone—here's how to determine how much you should be aiming for.<p>Wondering exactly how much …

Nutrition

I stopped eating sugar and processed foods — and lost 10 pounds in 6 weeks

While I was a normal size, I knew I was starting to gain some weight from my lazy behavior and terrible, truly awful diet.<p>I, my friends, was your classic "unhealthy vegan."<p>Registered dietitian Whitney Stuart of Whitness Nutrition told me this isn't that unusual. She has vegan clients come in and …

12 Weight Loss Morning Workouts To Burn Maximum Calories!

Do you like to workout in the morning? If not, would you like to start getting up earlier and getting in a heart pumping, calorie burning workout …

Foods that can suppress appetite, aid weight loss

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether it's turning to supplements, juices or new challenging workouts, it seems everyone is looking for the magic weight loss bullet. But sometimes, losing weight may just be a matter of tweaking your diet -- and eating foods that work for you, not against you.<p>Though none of these foods …

Nutrition

What foods are good for helping depression?

Depression is a prevalent mental health illness throughout the world, causing negative thoughts and behaviors in those who experience it.<p>Many people …

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10 Living Philosophers and Why You Should Know Them

It can be easy to think that all the good ideas have already been thought; after all, philosophy have been going on for more than 2500 years. But …

Five simple steps to better health

Want to achieve wellness? No sweat. Here are some simple steps, from Sonja Franzmann, a fitness and holistic health coach based in Calgary:<p><b>Focus on sleep</b><p>Turn off electronic devices such as cellphones, and keep cool because being too hot can interrupt shuteye. Have that glass of wine if you're …

Is Fasting the Key to a Healthy Diet?

Only in an era of abundance could an industry—a particular mindset, really—churn out innumerable fad diets promising to be the silver bullet that …

11 Foods That Boost Your Brain and Memory

By Kerri-Ann Jennings<p>Your brain is kind of a big deal.<p>As the control center of your body, it's in charge of keeping your heart beating and lungs …

8 Common Misconceptions About Antidepressants

Think you have depression, but feeling uncomfortable about the idea of treating it with medication? Each person’s treatment plan is unique, but if …

Alan Turing

7 Questions You NEED To Ask Yourself If You're Struggling To Lose Weight

Houston, we have a problem.<p>You’re tracking your calories, fending off snack temptation, and ordering salad bowls so often, you have a salad guy who knows your order by heart. But despite your best efforts to shed pounds, the scale won’t budge.<p>Don’t blame a lack of willpower. Your diet fail probably …

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30 Days Of Meals You Can Eat During A Sugar Detox

I gave up all added sugar and artificial sweeteners for an entire month and actually didn't hate it. Here's everything I ate along the way.

14 foods you can eat as much of as you want and not gain weight

While there's no such thing as a zero-calorie food, there are foods you can enjoy freely without having to worry about packing on the …

Robert Pirsig Reveals the Personal Journey That Led Him to Write His Counterculture Classic, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (1974)

I well remember pulling Robert Pirsig’s <i>Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance</i> from my parents’ shelves at age twelve or thirteen, working my way …

Literature

How Different Languages Relate to Each Other Through Commonalities, Borrowing and Coincidence

In a fascinating episode their incredibly informative whiteboard series for Mental Floss , linguist Arika Okrent and illustrator Sean O’Neill …

Language

Robert Pirsig dies at 88; wrote counterculture classic 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance'

In the nearly five years it took Robert Pirsig to sell "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance," 121 publishers rejected the rambling novel.<p>The 122nd gently warned Pirsig, a former rhetoric professor who had a job writing technical manuals, not to expect more than his $3,000 advance.<p>"The book is …

25 Quotes From Confucius That Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

If you’ve ever studied Chinese history, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the great philosopher Confucius.<p>Not only has his words of wisdom had enormous …

Why is Trader Joe's Wine Cheaper Than Bottled Water?

More than one secret lurks in the aisles of Trader Joe’s, the trendy, organic-loving grocery franchise that was spawned from a chain of convenience …

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How (And When) To Think Like A Philosopher

As an undergraduate, I majored in philosophy — a purportedly useless major, except that it teaches you how to think, write and speak.<p>The skills I was learning from working through papers and arguments extended well beyond the coursework itself, yielding habitual patterns of reasoning that made me a …

Here's What The Nuts You Snack On Actually Do For Your Body

Each nut has its strength.<p>We’ve all heard that nuts make a healthy snack in moderation, despite their high fat content. Even Barack Obama has admitted to eating a handful of (seven) almonds every day. A study from 2015 found that eating a small handful of nuts a day could help you live longer, and …

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