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4 Foods Shown to Reverse Artery Disease

I was taught in medical school that coronary artery disease (CAD) progresses from minor "fatty streaks" in youth, to plaques in early adulthood, to complicated plaques causing heart attacks and death later in life. The arrows always pointed to the disease advancing and never reversing. This …

Inspiring 8th-grader refuses to calculate her BMI

An Indiana 8th-grader's refusal to complete a school project as assigned is making headlines. The unnamed girl was asked to calculate her body mass index and give the definition for BMI, which is found by multiplying one's weight by 703 and dividing by squared height in inches.<p>But instead of …

Mathematics

Education-2025 - The Classroom of the Future

The Classroom of the Future<p>The Physical Space<p>The days of classrooms where a teacher desk sits at the front of the classroom and students’ desks are …

Hyperparathyroidism

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Overview of Parathyroid Disease (Causes, Symptoms and Treatment for Hyperparathyroidism)

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Exploring the mind’s power over the body

<i>Sally Satel is a psychiatrist and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. She is co-author of “Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience.”</i><p>In “Cure,” Jo Marchant, a British biologist turned science writer, sets out to show that states of consciousness such as hope, …

Consciousness

20 Badass Tattoos Inspired By Health And Wellness

Seriously awesome ink ahead.<p>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

High Triglycerides on a Plant-Based Diet?

This High Triglycerides Diet Actually Lowers Triglycerides

Most people with high triglycerides are told to <i>cut down</i> on certain types of foods, like trans fats and added sugars. Rarely, however, do health care …

Nutrition

Does Exercise Intensity Affect Triglyceride Levels?

The harder you go, the less fat circulates in your bloodstream after your next meal.<p>This graph shows levels of triglycerides in the blood before and in the six hours following a morning meal, after having done a workout the evening before.<p>There are three conditions:<p>(1) the open circles did no …

Does a low-fat diet increase triglycerides?

It’s easy to assume that a low-fat diet is the healthy way to go, especially since a diet low in saturated and trans fat was recommended by government agencies back in the 1980s.<p>But in Tuesday’s Chicago Tribune story, which looked at the declining level of nutrition education among physicians, I …

Lower Triglycerides

The 'Secret' Life of a Dietitian

I had a patient the other day tell me that I couldn't possibly understand the challenge of getting seven fruits and vegetables in my diet because, most likely, I had double that on any given day. I wish. As we went on in the conversation, I actually started to count how many I had consumed the day …

Weight Loss

Let's Talk Recovery... Mental Health Disorders and Addiction

I'm an addict -- wrong, right or indifferent, I will always be an addict. Yet what makes me understand my addiction more is that I suffer with a mental health disorder called depression. Together they are better known as a dual diagnosis or, according to the <i>Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of</i> …

Mental Health

The 25 Most Popular Healthy Recipes on Pinterest

Repin 'em now, make 'em later.<p><i>By Lizzie Fuhr for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>If you spend hours scouring Pinterest for the most delicious healthy recipes out there, it's time to spend some time checking out the following delicious dinners—each of these healthy meals have been pinned thousands of times!<p>Whether …

7 Ways to Live More Mindfully in the Busy, Fast-Paced, and Plugged In Modern World

Buddhaimonia.Practicing mindfulness and developing a daily meditation practice in our modern fast-paced and plugged-in world can be pretty difficult. …

Mindfulness

To lose weight, eating less tops exercising more

One of my family's favorite shows is <i>The Biggest Loser</i>. Although some viewers don't appreciate how it pushes people so hard to lose weight, the show …

Fitness

The Top Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Eating more fresh vegetables is one of the simplest choices you can make to improve your health and ward off countless chronic …

How your diet affects your mood

They say you are what you eat, but exciting new research suggests otherwise: You feel what you eat. Scientists are focusing on psychobiotics, a type of bacteria found in certain foods that can produce and deliver important chemicals like serotonin to the brain. Their findings could mean a whole new …

Wellness

Cleanse your body with the alkaline diet

Alkaline eating helps the body maintain healthy pH levels which improve digestion, skin tone and mood as well as weight loss. Natasha Corrett's new book has a range of four cleanses with recipes to rebalance your body.<p>Five years ago, Natasha Corrett was overtired, overworked and unhappy with her …

Baby Steps to an Anti-Depressant Brain

Let’s keep this simple.<p>You may or may not have heard by now that our brain is wired to pay attention more frequently, and with great veracity, to …

12 Funny Signs That Laugh In The Face Of Winter

We're glad at least SOMEBODY appreciates all this cold weather.<p>Unless you're one of the privileged few living where the sun still shines, you've probably been freezing these last couple weeks. Long gone are the early days of winter, when the chill was comfortable. Refreshing, even! Ha! These days …

Reddit

If It Fits Your Macros: The IIFYM Diet, Made Simple

Can you get lean eating cheeseburgers? The IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros) diet is open to the idea.<p><i>By Billy Brown for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Can you get …

Nutrition

Take Our 21-Day Program For Radical Self-Improvement

#BIBetter is a 21-day self-improvement program designed for the busy professional, featuring a few habits that will make a big difference and a bunch of tasks that most of us have been putting off for too long.<p>We recommend participating with at least one other person, so you have more fun and keep …

Jeff Immelt

Top 10 Fat Burning Foods

<b>T</b>he best way to burn your calories is to eat your stomach full. You may be shocked to here this. But it is the gospel truth. Keeping your <b>stomach …

9 Ways To Cope With Seasonal Affective Disorder

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Do dark, chilly days make your mood cloud over this time each year? You're not alone: Roughly 10 to 20 percent of Americans report feeling tired or sad when there are fewer hours of daylight in the winter months. With bone-chilling temperatures and blustery winds, …