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Looking For A Cognitive Enhancer? Skip The Drugs And Try Fasting Instead

In my recent interview with Dr. Jason Fung, a Canadian nephrologist who has just published <i>The Complete Guide to Fasting</i>, we focused a good deal on fasting as a cognitive and productivity enhancement tool.<p>I didn’t research fasting because I was looking for a weight loss: I ran across it in research …

Diabetes

The 24 Best Websites For Discount Furniture And Decor

When decorating a new space, it’s important to know which pieces are worth the investment, and which are worth finding for cheap. But let’s be honest ― we’ll take a good deal any day.<p>Thankfully, you don’t have to expend tons of time or energy searching for the best bang for your buck. Sure, few …

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Make it a healthy new year! 6 medical screenings you can do at home

Will you be paying closer attention to your health in 2016? You can start right in your own home.<p>NBC News medical contributor Dr. Natalie Azar stopped by TODAY Monday to show us six do-it-yourself health tests that take just 1 minute each.<p>Remember, a positive result is just an indicator of a …

Dementia
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10 essential startup expenses, and 10 you should avoid

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>Entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By Sujan Patel, Entrepreneur.com<p>It’s no …

Small Business

Why You Shouldn't Book Flights Too Far In Advance

Are you one of those people who think it's never too early to book a flight? A recent study disproves that responsible theory, and it'll make you want to wait a few weeks to buy those plane tickets.<p>CheapAir, an online travel agency, recently analyzed 2014 flight data and found that while buying a …

Air Travel

What To Eat After You Work Out

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>As a sports nutritionist, I consult for pro teams and privately counsel professional and competitive athletes in numerous sports, as well as fitness enthusiasts. Pros and weekend warriors definitely have different nutrition needs, but they do have one thing in common: In …

Nutrition

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Workouts

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

25 Best Snacks For Weight Loss

From the editors of RedbookMag.com, four nutritionists share the small bites that pull their own weight in the dieting department so you don't have to.<p><b>1) Hard-boiled eggs with sriracha sauce</b> To improve thyroid function—the gland manages growth and metabolism—look no further than a low-calorie, …

Healthy Eating

Chipotle: The Definitive Oral History - Business, Financial & Economic News, Stock Quotes

The builders of a $22 billion burrito empire—the founder, his father, his college buddies, key execs, and a couple of pig farmers—open up about how …

McDonald's

Yogabed: Sleep Heaven in a Box

Me? I’m a bad sleeper. I’ve spent years trying to fix my insomnia and overall lack of sleep to no avail. The search to find a good mattress, one that …

Furniture

The best US mountain for every type of skier

We recently ranked the best ski resorts in America, but it can be a bit tricky to figure out which one will fit you best.<p>So we've compiled a list of the best mountains for every type of skier.<p>From the adrenaline-inducing Colbert's Couloir in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to a romantic getaway in the White …

Skiing

Alcohol and Medications: What You Need to Know

The main offenders: blood pressure meds, sleeping pills, narcotics, muscle relaxants, antidepressants, and antipsychotics. (If you’re worried about other things your meds may cause, discover <b>The Truth about Medicine Side Effects.</b>)<p>All these different kinds of medications trigger certain interactions …

Running On Air: Breathing Technique

A revolutionary way to breathe can help you run better and sidestep injury.<p>In my early days as a runner, I, like most, didn't give any thought to my breathing. I took up the sport in high school—back in the '70s—and as a senior on the cross-country team, I won the individual league championship, a …

Yoga

The Best Stretch for Every Body Part

<b>Feet</b><p>You probably don’t ever consider stretching your feet, but it’s a crucial step in the warmup process, says Stauffer. The muscles in the bottom of your foot connect to the ones in your calf and hamstring. So tightness by your toes can potentially contribute to things like poor ankle …

27 Things Everyone In London Should Do This Fall

From strolling through Shoreditch to check out edgy new street art to eating at the city's best restaurants during the London Restaurant Festival, here are the best things to do in London this fall.<p><i>Did we miss your favorite London fall activity? Sound off in the comments below.</i>

England