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Conor McGregor's UFC diet: How to eat like a champion

Perfecting a fighter’s diet can take months of testing and trialing ahead of an event. So, how does this Irishman ensure his diet is preparing him for a fight?<p>“We focus on food for performance,” McGregor has said in the past. “Giving my body exactly what it needs for the physical training. My diet …

Nutrition

The definitive guide to protein shakes

Protein is hot, trendy and just about everywhere.<p>From high protein yogurts like Arla and Skyr, protein energy balls and bars like Cliff and Bounce, …

The clean eating fad is ugly and damaging, says eating disorder specialist

Blindly following health fads is doing irreparable damage to your body<p>If you subscribe to the belief that all processed food is evil then Dr. Max …

Nutrition

Scientists just found another worrying link between sugar and depression

Lately, the science has really been stacking up evidence against consuming sugars in excess.<p>In addition to being linked to conditions like obesity, diabetes, inflammatory diseases, eating high levels of sugar has been associated with mental illnesses like depression. In a study published July 27 in …

Diabetes

This Is What You Need to Do to Actually Have a "High Metabolism"

The inner workings of our bodies can often be a mystery—especially when there's so much conflicting information. Sometimes we find ourselves …

Nutrition

Ketogenic Diets Do Not Compromise Performance

<b>Very low carbohydrate ketogenic diets (VLCKD) are becoming an increasingly popular method for weight control worldwide.</b> A recent study performed in …

Here’s what the head of Sport & Exercise Nutrition at Arsenal wants you to know about fueling

By<p>You’ve got your gym routine down. You’re working hard. But you’re not seeing results or perhaps you’re just not feeling <i>better</i>.<p>Why? Well, it’s …

I ate like Khloe Kardashian for a week and almost passed out after day one

The INSIDER Summary:<p><b>Khloe Kardashian recently revealed her diet, so I decided to give it a try for a week.</b>• <b><br>Her diet consists of seven tiny "meals" a</b> …

Selena Gomez

Supermodel Diets All Have These 3 Foods in Common

While the world's top models have genetics to thank for their lithe frames, diet and exercise obviously play a role in keeping their bodies …

Are These Supermodels' Diets Actually Good for You?

The Plant Diet<p><b>Gisele Bundchen</b> and <b>Tom Brady</b>'s diet is 80 percent vegetables. "Most of us don't get enough vegetables for our bodies to work at its …

Why Your Brain Craves Cigarettes When You Drink

You're experiencing the weird effect nicotine has on memory.<p>You know the feeling. You're two, maybe three drinks in, and you suddenly get a special hunger. It's like a void that you hadn't noticed, and now you want to fill it with something hot. Something so hot and filthy that you'll regret it …

The Brain

7 Ways to Jump-Start Your Metabolism

When your metabolism is running like a well-oiled machine, your body is working for you. Not only can it make maintaining (or losing) weight a little …

Nutrition

Eating Toward Immortality

Diet culture is just another way of dealing with the fear of death.<p>Knowing a thing means you don’t need to believe in it. Whatever can be known, or proven by logic or evidence, doesn’t need to be taken on faith. Certain details of nutrition and the physiology of eating are known and knowable: the …

Nutrition

Consciousness On–Off Switch Discovered Deep in Brain

One moment you’re conscious, the next you’re not. For the first time, researchers have switched off consciousness by electrically stimulating a …

Consciousness

Awesome Art Picks: Supergirl, Eleven, Harley Quinn, and More

Each week we search and gather up the coolest comic book art you won't see in actual comics. The reason you won't is because professional artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their websites, blogs, and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites …

Harley Quinn

Scientists are trying to figure out what it feels like to die

My mother and I sat across from the hospice nurse in my parents' Colorado home. It was 2005, and my mother had reached the end of treatments for metastatic breast cancer. A month or two earlier, she'd been able to take the dog for daily walks in the mountains and travel to Australia with my father. …

The Brain

Mystery of deja vu solved?

DEJA vu. We’ve all experienced that feeling of a moment within a moment. But now a new theory may explain what’s really happening.

The Brain

Watch Elon Musk Divulge His Biggest Fear About Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk has not been shy about his trepidations regarding the onset of artificial intelligence.<p>The billionaire co-founder of PayPal (pypl) and CEO …

5 mealtime mistakes that are making you gain weight

Are you avoiding avocado, salad dressings or nuts because you’re worried about excess calories? Are you eating out of a to-go container? These are just a few of the mistakes causing you to pack on the pounds.<p>Use these tips to clean up habits that may be keeping you from losing weight!<p>1. Avoiding …

Why Smart People Are Lazier than Their Dumb Friends

According to a new study, people with a high need for cognition are more likely to spend their days lounging around and not exercising.<p>According to a new study published this month by the <i>Journal of Health Psychology</i>, people who prefer not to spend their time thinking tend to be more physically …

Psychology

Can You Control Weight Gain in Menopause With Supplements?

During menopause your body slows down production of estrogen and other sex hormones, which could cause you to gain weight. You may be able to prevent …

This breakthrough could help scientists see exactly how depression, Alzheimer's, and autism transform our brains

There are approximately 86 billion neurons in a human brain, one of the most intricate known structures in the universe. These brain cells all communicate constantly with each other using perhaps 100 trillion synapses, the messaging points between brain cells where signals can pass from one neuron …

Neuroscience

Foods That Look Like Body Parts - Food Nutrition Facts

1 Carrot: Eye<p>Slice a carrot in half crosswise and it's easy to see that the veggie resembles an eye—look closely and you'll even notice a pattern of …

Nutrition

Brain Science Suggests This Is the Best Position to Sleep In

Rest easy and give your brain a boost.<p>Sleep is critical for rest and rejuvenation. A human being will actually die of sleep deprivation before starvation--it takes about two weeks to starve, but only 10 days to die if you go without sleep.<p>The CDC has also classified insufficient sleep as a public …

Sleep

To Diagnose Mental Illness, Read the Brain

Although scientists have learned a lot about the brain in the last few decades, approaches to treating mental illnesses have not kept up. As …

World Economic Forum

There’s a device that drains food out of your stomach — and the FDA approved it

The most surprising thing about the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the obesity-control device called AspireAssist may be how little mainstream attention it attracted. Because, frankly, a weight-loss machine that lets you eat all you want and then drains the food out of your stomach is a …

Weight Loss

Voice-controlled calorie counter

For people struggling with obesity, logging calorie counts and other nutritional information at every meal is a proven way to lose weight. The …

Nutrition

How 'dad deprivation' could be eroding modern society

One of the world’s most respected campaigners on men’s issues believes “dad deprivation” is directly causing what he’s termed “the boy crisis” – and unless society urgently intervenes, we will be in danger of writing off a generation of men.<p>This Saturday, Warren Farrell – pioneering men’s activist, …

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