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20 Signs You're Dehydrated -- And What To Do About It

When's the last time you drank a glass of water?<p>Dehydration is no picnic. It can cause bad moods, headaches and, in severe cases, forces your heart to work overtime.<p>There are straightforward reasons a person may become dehydrated; not drinking enough water or neglecting to properly fuel during a …

Headaches

I took the 'Elon Musk Challenge' and spent only $2 a day on food for a month — and it was easier than I expected

When Elon Musk was 17, he lived off a dollar a day for a month to see if he had what it takes to be an entrepreneur.<p>He explained the experiment to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson in an episode of Tyson's StarTalk Radio podcast:<p>In America it's pretty easy to keep yourself alive. So my threshold …

Luxury Lifestyle

Finding your next date could be as simple as opening a new Chrome tab

While there are a whole load of extensions to make use of your new tab page, finding a date via one isn’t perhaps something you’d expect.<p>Tab Dating, however, wants to change that – and its premise is as simple as it sounds.<p>In a nutshell, you install a Chrome extension and log in via Facebook (it …

What The Healthiest People Are Eating For Breakfast

It takes more than just an apple a day to keep the doctor away. It takes a balanced and hearty breakfast packed with protein, greens and fresh fruit to jumpstart your day on the right foot. As the New Year kicks off -- along with all your resolutions -- there’s no better time to get inspired by new …

Zzzzzzzzz … 12 simple steps to a good night’s sleep

Insomnia affects up to one in three of us. So what can you do about it? From the ‘magic yawn’ to the 90-minute rule, psychologist Richard Wiseman offers 12 rules for the perfect rest<p>A few years ago, I carried out a large-scale survey examining the lifestyles of people who sleep well and wake up …

Sleep

10 Things Healthy People Do Before Bed

Sweet dreams.<p>Want better well-being? Try sleeping your way there.<p>Healthy people know that logging Zs is a vital part of their wellness routine, so they prioritize it accordingly. Below are a few bedtime tricks you can steal from them so you can wake up well-rested and ready to tackle the day.<p><b>1.</b> …

13 surprising home remedies for acid reflux

Before you reach for heavy-duty, prescription-strength drugs, try these suggestions.<p>Acid reflux or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), which is a …

Top 10 Tricks to Boost Your Memory and Remember Anything

Remembering things, like names, dates, and other fine details is a skill—one that you can sharpen and hone. Here are ten memory boosting techniques …

5 Daily Habits That Are Taking Years Off Your Life

I like to think I'm a healthy person: I hit the gym regularly, I pack my lunch the night before to avoid fast-food temptations, I limit my sugar intake (without totally neglecting my sweet tooth). At this rate, I could live to at least 120, right?<p>Maybe not.<p>As it turns out, living a healthy life is …

Breast Cancer

How What You Eat Changes Your Face

Why Is This Important?<p>Because everything you put in your body has consequences.<p>Long Story Short<p>In her new book, a skincare specialist makes the bold claim that the things you eat and drink can have a unique, direct and sometimes immediate visual impact on your face. She believes wine, sugar, gluten …

Naturopathic Medicine

6 Weird Signs You're Not Getting Enough Iron

If you've gradually gone from feeling spunky and energetic to feeling exhausted and struggling to climb the stairs (let alone get in a daily workout), iron deficiency might be to blame. It's the most common nutritional deficiency in the United States and women are at higher risk than men. You can …

5 Scientific Reasons Why You Should Use Coconut Oil

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

'It doesn’t get easier, you just go faster': The 25-year-old co-founder of Stripe on running a $5 billion startup

Online payments business Stripe is one of Silicon Valley's most high-profile startups, valued at over $5 billion (£3.25 billion) in a funding round led by Sequoia Capital and featuring Visa earlier this year.<p>The 4-year-old San Francisco company builds tools for businesses that lets them easily …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Editors' Picks<p>Just a few clicks to the beach.<p>16 Photos15 hours agoView More<p>Style<p>Here's how clothing brands are fighting back against Trump’s border …

New evidence suggests that most vitamins are useless, but here are the only ones you should take

It seems like simple, obvious advice: Eat your vegetables, get some exercise, and — of course — take your vitamins.<p>Or not.<p>Decades of research has failed to find substantial evidence that vitamins and supplements do any significant good. In fact, the results of recent studies lean in the opposite …

Butternut 101: A Refresher Course on How to Cook With Everyone's Favorite Squash

Need a remedial class in cooking with butternut squash? This is the guide for you.<p>Sweet, creamy, and ever-popular, butternut squash is the ideal entry-level pick for squash newbies. It's easy to cook, versatile, and you can find it flooding pretty much any supermarket come fall. Whether you're …

Food

The 25 best restaurants in the world, according to travelers

A dish from Vue de Monde in Melbourne, Australia. TripAdvisor TripAdvisor has released its list of the best restaurants in the world.<p>The list is based on millions of traveler ratings and reviews.<p>Most of this year's winners are in Europe, but there are a few restaurants in America, Asia, Africa, and …

Butternut Squash Seed Oil Is Exactly What Your Pantry Has Been Missing

You've tried pumpkin seed oil and love it. It's time you try butternut squash seed oil with everything from salads to stir-fries and yogurt.<p>If fancy finishing oils are your thing, prepare to have your world rocked: Butternut squash-seed oil the best thing ever to happen to your soups, salads, …

Ice Cream

5 Easy Steps to an Alkaline Diet

Making the change from an acidic to an alkaline diet is one you’ll be happy with, but it will definitely take willpower and dedication. “You need to …

Science Confirms: Turmeric More Powerful and Effective Than 14 Drugs

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Massaman Curry Paste

makes about 1 cup<p>Most of these ingredients can be found at Asian markets or in the Asian section of the supermarket.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 dried bird chiles<p>11 cloves garlic, peeled<p>3 lemongrass stalks, tough outer layers removed, thinly sliced<p>1 medium shallot, thinly sliced<p>1 1½” piece peeled …

Recipes

21 Vinaigrette Recipes That Your Salads Need

A well-made vinaigrette is a thing of beauty. Here are some recipes to try with your salads, from traditional to creative.<p><b>Bracing, bright, acidic, and emulsified</b>: We love a good vinaigrette. Here are 21 of 'em, for all your salad-type needs.

Food

Avocado Calories, Nutrition And Health Benefits Facts

The avocado trees are native to Central America and Mexico, and the fatty fruit this tree bears is called avocado or alligator pear; often misspelled …

Diet by day, binge by night: The hidden eating disorder that's more common than anorexia

While headlines scream about the middle-classes drinking too much, what isn’t talked about is the rise of evening binge eating among otherwise health-conscious women. Maria Lally reports<p>It’s 8pm on a Thursday night. On your phone are a dozen emails that you didn’t get to today, and tomorrow’s diary …

Quinoa: Should You Eat It?

<b>4/5 experts say yes.</b><p>Quinoa is <i>so</i> two years ago. Really: the United Nations declared 2013 the “International Year of Quinoa.” But the crop is still …

Everything You Need To Know About B12 Deficiency

Vegetarians and vegans are not the only ones who can develop a Vitamin B12 deficiency. Whether you're young or old; a Paleo, gluten-free, or raw …

Bad Habits That Give You Belly Fat

We develop habits because they save us time and energy (you don’t have to think about whether to make coffee in the morning, you just do it), and …