Katepol Sirithong

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5 Ways to Use Chia Seeds

You've heard that chia is amazingly healthy, but how can you use it? Health's food director shares her favorite ways.<p>Early one morning recently, I …

11 Habits of People With Healthy Hair

1<p>They get regular haircuts.<p>All of the experts agree—avoiding the salon is counterproductive to growing out your hair. “The ends are drying and …

7 Things Japan Can Teach You About Living A Long, Healthy Life

Want to know where to look to live a long, prosperous, healthy life? It’s simple. Just look east.<p>Japan, the land that gave us such treasures as Hokusai, Mothra and the delicious snack-stick known as Pocky , offers what may be the world’s best blueprint for a healthy life. Not only do Japanese men …

How Often Should You Really Wash Your Hair?

Experts weigh in<p><i>By Wendy Rodewald for Daily Makeover</i><p><i>In Daily Makeover’s Q&A series, beauty experts address your most bewildering beauty issues.</i><p><b>Q:</b> <b>How often should I shampoo my hair? I've heard that washing every day is bad, but my hair falls flat by day two.</b><p><b>A:</b> "You really want to cleanse the scalp …

7 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Zinc

And more importantly, what to do about it

5 Weird Ways Stress Can Actually Be Good for You

We hear over and over again that stress is unhealthy. And all that talk makes us, well, stressed. But getting worked up isn’t always a bad thing, …

Don't Break These Etiquette Rules

Good manners don't grow on trees. They have to be learned, preferably at an early age from parents who spend time teaching etiquette and reminding …

Etiquette

Infographic: How Much Sugar Is In Your Favorite Foods?

On the heels of our sugar, diabetes and Alzheimer's discussion, is this infographic that shows you just how much sugar is in some of your favorite …

Fatigue Facts: 5 Things That Make You Tired

Your extreme fatigue might be coming from one of these energy suckers

Women's Health

Think You Know How To Drink Water?

Dehydration, 8 glasses a day and more - WH busts the myths and discovers the facts about our favorite drinkable staple<p>Take a look around. Right this very second there's a water bottle within a 10-foot radius of where you're sitting. How did it get there? A drop of physiological need mixed with an …

Water

10 Really Great Reasons to Work Out That Have Nothing to Do With How You Look

Your mood, your smarts, your performance at work, your cancer risk—regular sweat sessions pay off in many more ways than you might think

Exercise

How to Exercise Without Really Trying

Today, there's a multitude of exercise and diet fads to help us lose weight—but women of the 60s, as evidenced in this 1963 essay from Harper's Bazaar, were about accomplishing more with less effort. Were they on to something?<p>Every so often, one meets a woman "lovely in her bones"; a woman, that …

11 Amazing Things That Happen When You Don't Wear Makeup

Everyone is always talking about the terrible things that happen when you don't wear makeup. Yes, glamming up can be a lot of fun, and we'd never tell you to stop playing with new makeup trends.<p>But the truth is, going makeup-free every once in a while is not the worst thing in the world. In fact, …

7 Weird Things That Promote Weight Loss

And get this: One of ‘em is chocolate!

Weight Loss

30 Health Choices All Women Should Make By Age 30

See how many you can check off so far

Women's Health

Get That Sexy Bedhead Look For Any Hair Type

How to add texture to your hair, no matter how it falls<p>When bedhead first became popular, it was a little too literal: messy, matte, and hard to wear anywhere but a nightclub (or an actual bed). But this year's rendition—just check the runways or the Instagram feeds of top hairstylists like Jen …

Hair

Summer Veggies for Gorgeous Skin

New York City dermatologist and Director of Cosmetic and Clinical Research at Mount Sinai Medical Center Joshua Zeichner shares his favorite farmer's market picks to cure what ails you—and your skin.<p><b>For inflammation...</b>red and yellow peppers. "They're rich in carotenoids, which soothe redness. They …

16 Detoxing Cleanse Foods

Get a jump-start on losing extra pounds with these essential cleanse foods<p>As a nutritionist, I always suggest that my clients get a jump-start on weight loss and a new way of eating with a short "cleanse," to help eliminate cravings, wake up the digestive system, and prepare the body for a new …

Nutrition

How To Grow Tomatoes and Troubleshoot Common Growing Problems

<b>It’s summer. Your garden is well underway</b> but you notice that something isn’t quite right with your tomatoes. Some are looking yellow on the leaves …

Tomatoes

5 Signs You Should Be Eating More Protein

Find out if your body's telling you it's time to up your intake.<p>The Paleo Diet. Protein powder. Half-pound burgers. In case you haven't noticed, our culture has become obsessed with consuming protein—which means few of us are skimping on the stuff. "We aren't known as a country that's low in …

Nutrition

Heal With Colors

"The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most." Colors are therapeutic. They have a direct effect on our mood, and well being. In this post I will discuss how the use of colors can unblock "Chakra" energy and bring peace of mind and good health to all.<p>Our body is made of …

6 Surprising Signs You're Stressed Out

The very visible (and bizarre) things that stress does to your body<p>You're stressed. We're stressed. Everyone's stressed. No big deal, right? Because it's so common, you might think that if you're not lying on the floor from exhaustion, you're probably fine. But stress has an insidious way of …

Why You Need To Unplug Every 90 Minutes

You’re an organism. And organisms run in cycles. Here’s how to work with yours.<p>Since sprints get us to focus in and finish our tasks with crisp consciousness, we know they’re the most effective way of working. But what’s fascinating is <i>why</i> they make us work so well.<p>For Leo Widrich at Buffer, it’s in …

Create Your Own 'Happiness Folder'

It's easy to get bogged down in unhappy memories. In the times we've messed up, or the times we've failed at something, and so on. Instead, create a Happiness Folder. It can contain anything that helps you rehearse the memories that you need to become happier in the long-term.<p>Natalie Portman …

Natalie Portman

Warning: These 10 Beliefs Keep You Stuck in Life

Holding onto beliefs that you formed as a child can keep you stuck in your adult life. You may feel that you can't break free of them because of your family; you would be seen as disloyal. If you begin to question long-held family patterns and behaviors, where does this leave them? Where does it …

7 Things You Must Let Go Of To Be Truly Happy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Everybody wants happiness. It’s too bad that in this life, happiness can be a tricky thing.<p>I think that sometimes, instead of trying to chase …

Happiness

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Keep the Cycle Going

Lori Deschene is the founder of Tiny Buddha and Recreate Your Life Story, an online course that helps you let go of the past and live a life you …