Joanna Griffiths

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Why We Get Fat

• <b>Author:</b> Gary Taubes<p>What’s making us fat? And how can we change? Building upon his critical work in <i>Good Calories, Bad Calories</i> and presenting fresh evidence for his claim, bestselling author Gary Taubes revisits these urgent questions.<p>Taubes reveals the bad nutritional science of the last …

Sitting and Exercise: How Much Do You Need

By Alice Park | Sept. 2, 2014 <br>Illustration by Robin Davey for TIME<p>The War On Sitting<p><b>You’ve already heard that sitting is the new smoking. Now,</b> …

The Reason You Make Unhealthy Choices

Self love isn’t just for hippies and millennials. If you’re trying to stick to a diet or scrape together the motivation to get to the gym, it might …

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Beat these culprits to burn more calories<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, …

Nutrition

The Disturbingly Inexact Science Of Food Expiration Dates

It's an all too common ritual: A product in the kitchen passes its "best before" date, so you toss it. Trouble is, it was probably perfectly safe to …

The Perfect Sleeping Positions to Fix Common Body Problems

The amount of sleep you get every night is important, but what's even more important is that the sleep you're getting is good sleep. If you have …

Beyond step counting: How Apple HealthKit could bring a cultural shift around health

We’re at the end of the beginning of a consumer-centric health revolution — and so far, it’s been pretty boring.<p>With Apple and its partners still not saying a whole lot about how HealthKit and its Health app will work, and with HealthKit’s favorite end point, the Apple Watch, still not available, …

You Get 25,000 Mornings: Here Are 8 Ways Not to Waste Them

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a …

10 Reasons Why Swimming Should Be Part of Your Exercise Repertoire

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

How One Woman Finally Ended Her Junk Food Addiction

<i>This post originally appeared on RealSimple.com.</i><p>What I remember best from my father’s stories of his homeland is the food: the way he evoked the …

9 Natural Treatments You Didn't Know Actually Work on Depression

Depression is a tricky disease to treat, in part because it manifests so differently in those it afflicts. But promising new research shows there may …

Moves Guaranteed to Get You Your Best Butt Ever

The butt is a powerful tool. The muscles in our backsides help with everything from climbing stairs to running marathons and that's just the beginning.<p>Contrary to popular belief, your abs aren't the only group of muscles that have a major effect on total body strength and power. Your glutes are …

Muscle

14 Hidden Tricks and Tools in iOS 8

Some of the best new features on iOS 8 are the ones you probably haven't used yet. That's because Apple has hidden a collection of new tricks and …

The 10 Best Laptops On The Market

The experts at FindTheBest helped us put together a list of the best laptops and notebooks on the market right now.<p>Rankings are based on expert reviews and FindTheBest's Smart Rating Scale, which accounts for the technical overview and specifications of each product.<p>The Alienware M18x is an …

This Might Be The Real Reason Microsoft Chose Windows 10 Instead Of Windows 9

When Microsoft took the wraps off its new software on Tuesday, many expected the operating system to be called Windows 9, not Windows 10. As it turns out, there could be a specific reason Microsoft chose to skip a number in its naming convention.<p>A Reddit user who claims to be a Microsoft developer …

13 Old Websites You Had No Idea Still Existed

The web is going to be a goldmine for digital archeologists in the future. You might think that everything on here is new and shiny, but most of it …

The Guys From 'MythBusters' Debunked One Of The Biggest Myths In Tech

Although not the typical guests you would expect at a tech conference, Savage and Hyneman said Evernote reached out to them because they're both "esoteric makers" for many different kinds of projects. They're working on a future collaboration project that will be revealed to the public in the near …

Facebook Brings its Like Button to All Android and iOS Devs

Facebook’s ‘Like’ button has become a rather ubiquitous part of browsing the Web, serving as a general indicator of interest in an item or an easy way to share articles with your friend. Now, Facebook has made their Like Button available to all Android and iOS developers so they can embed the tool …