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Is gluten messing with your thyroid?

Let’s face it: Gluten, a group of proteins found in wheat, catches some serious heat for a wide variety of symptoms and ailments these days. In some …

Wellness

I'm a financial planner — here's the single best piece of advice I can give you about money in your 30s

If you want to be rich, you need to stop trying to <i>look</i> rich.<p>Here's the trap many 30-somethings fall into: You live in a swanky place in your town because you finally earn enough money to afford some nice digs. You look at your coworker or your neighbor and you see the fancy material things they …

Personal Finance

Anti-inflammatory diet: What to know

The human body uses inflammation to help fight illness and also protect areas from further harm. In most cases, inflammation is a necessary part of …

14 Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Desserts That Everyone at the Table Will Love

Dessert

Scientists Focus on Gut Flora for Future Treatments of Autoimmune Diseases

What if your gut flora was actually a healing agent capable of doing battle with autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis, lupus, and rheumatoid …

The Brain-Fog-Busting Tonic This Thyroid Expert Swears By

Do you ever feel like your brain has a thick layer of fog surrounding it? One of the most common symptoms of thyroid disorders, autoimmune …

13 Silk Pillowcases That Fight Wrinkles And Bed Head

Time to trade in your old cotton blend.<p>At first glance, silk pillowcases seem more indulgent than practical—but a closer look reveals nothing could be further from the truth. Once a closely guarded celebrity secret, dermatologists have been touting the benefits of silk pillowcases for years. That's …

Sensitive Skin

Gluten-sniffing dogs help people with celiac disease

Dogs use their powerful noses to help humans detect danger, including sniffing for drugs, bombs and even cancer, but some canines are now assisting their families in a unique way: They sniff out gluten.<p>They’re trained to help some of the 3 million Americans who have celiac disease, an autoimmune …

Crochet Patterns

UK / US crochet term:<p>Chain stitch – ch<p>Slip stitch – sl.st<p>Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc<p>Half treble / half double crochet – h.tr / h.dc<p>Treble …

Washington D.C.

31 Times Cats Made The World A Better Place

Cats are the absolute best.

Cute Animals

How mindfulness is helping me with a debilitating illness: my story

It is a strange fact of life that the things that affect us most are often those that are out of our control. Four months ago I fell ill, suddenly …

Fasting for just eight days a year could boost the immune system, new study finds

• <b>Could help when immune systems have been damaged by chemotherapy</b>• <b><br>When a person starves, their body saves energy by using up immune cells that are not</b> …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

10 Things Highly Intuitive People Do Differently

Article Written by Carolyn Gregoire, The Huffington Post | Intuition is challenging to define, despite the huge role it plays in our everyday lives. …

Science Has Begun Taking Gluten Seriously

New research from Harvard and Columbia says gluten does not cause heart disease. Why is that even a question?<p>Every year more money is being spent studying the now-infamous plant protein gluten. The studying raises more questions. That leads to more money being spent. And then more questions.<p>If …

There's a Virus That Appears to Cause Celiac Disease

The asymptomatic reovirus could have lifelong consequences.<p>An otherwise harmless virus can trigger the development of celiac disease, according to a new study published in <i>Science</i>.<p>Reminder: Celiac is that autoimmune disorder where the body improperly freaks out over the protein gluten, which is …

Are you part of the thyroid epidemic?

Your thyroid used to fall into the “mystery organ” category: something you vaguely knew was useful without knowing exactly how, like your pancreas or …

A Harvard Psychologist Says This is the Most Important Thing You Should Do When You Wake Up in the Morning | HelloCare

Mornings can be tough but Harvard psychologist Amy Cuddy says they can be better if you stay mindful of one behaviour.<p>Cuddy says that before you even …

TED Talks

27 Skin Care Products That Actually Do What They Say They Will

Skin Care

Use This Free Worksheet To Set And Track Your Goals

It’s okay if you are still making your resolutions—this time of year is full of excitement, motivation and big revamp-your-entire-life #goals. And …

7 Mental Health Resolutions, Straight From a Psychologist

As someone who deals with anxiety on a daily basis, I made one of my New Year's resolutions about mental health. This year I plan to start working …

4 comfort foods to boost your immune system

Donuts, spaghetti and meatballs, mac and cheese, fried chicken or hot chocolate are the things that comfort food dreams are made of. But these treats can sometimes lead to a lethargic evening on the couch — or possibly even a stomach ache.<p>It doesn’t have to be that way. Foods can be comforting yet …

This DIY Turkey Hat Might Be Better Than the Real Thing

So you’ve got a menu of <i>Friends</i> Thanksgiving recipes and all your decorations are ready. You have the perfect wine picked out, and you’re just waiting for a few stragglers to RSVP. What’s left? Your outfit, of course!<p>We’ve all done fancy holidays in the past, but if you’re tired of feeling stuffy …

Crocheting

12 life lessons to increase your happiness in your 30s — or any age

Turning 30 is scary for a lot of people — a big unknown of adulthood, career and new kinds of relationships.<p>For writer Mark Manson, turning 30 in 2014 was a chance to crowd-source advice for winning the fourth decade of life. More than 600 people — ages 37 and older — responded. Manson then …

Hear “Weightless,” the Most Relaxing Song Ever Made, According to Researchers (You’ll Need It Today)

As I write this, it’s election night, and I do not need to tell you about the thick haze of fear in the air. I have already had a couple friends ask …

How to use your calendar to maximize your effectiveness

This simple practice will help you accomplish your goals.<p>I’ve combined knowledge from several amazing books (<i>The Effective Executive</i>, <i>The 7 Habits of</i> …