Nick Spitz

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Make Thin Mint Cookies at Home (They're Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Awesome)

Out of Girl Scout cookies? Don't sweat it. You can make them at home... Plus, this version is vegan and gluten-free.<p>What’s a vegan, gluten-free shockingly great bakery? It’s Erin McKenna's Bakery NYC (formerly known as BabyCakes), and it’s located in the heart of Manhattan’s Lower East Side. And …

Dessert

Why is the scientific world abuzz about an unpublished paper? Because it could permanently change human DNA

Scientists around the world are anticipating the results of a Chinese study that would mark the first time DNA in a human embryo has been modified in …

12 Foods to Make the Ultimate Guy's Salad

Try this nutrient-filled smorgasbord. It's not only great for you, but it will also leave you feeling as if you've eaten a real meal.<p><b>Nutritional Information:</b> 618 calories, 41 grams (g) protein, 35 g carbohydrates, 37 g fat (6 g saturated), 14 g fiber, 178 milligrams sodium<p><b>Spinach</b><br>One cup of spinach …

Memories likely can’t be erased: Research offers new clues to how we remember

A new study challenges more than a century of neuroscience and could radically change the way we treat PTSD<p>As intangible as they may seem, memories have a firm biological basis. According to textbook neuroscience, they form when neighboring brain cells send chemical communications across the …

The Brain

Fatal Familial Insomnia: The Brain Disease That Stops You Sleeping

Sometimes the worst nightmares are the ones you don't have. There are numerous conditions, disorders, and illnesses that either limit or prevents the …

13 Simple Phrases to Ignite Her Passion

Relationships are funny things: One partner can be cruising along thinking everything's just fine and dandy, and the other can be curling up inside like a poinsettia after New Year's. One of us is sure we're on the right track, while the other is wondering, "Why don't we talk anymore?" And more …

University of Washington

20 Healthy, Protein-Packed Smoothie Recipes

Blend up one of these concoctions for a quick nutrition fix<p>shutterstock<p>Smoothies are a great way to get a nutrient-packed meal or snack, stat. They can provide everything you need—protein, healthy fats, vegetables, and fruits—all in a to-go cup.<p>(For a versatile, ultra-nutritious protein you can use …

10 Landmine Exercises You’ve Never Tried - and Should

<b>Believe it or not, the landmine was invented long before they came out with this:</b><p><i>The Rogue Landmine</i><p><b>Those with a considerable amount of training</b> …

10 Reasons You're Tired That Have Nothing To Do With How Much You're Sleeping

By now, we’ve all heard the secrets to good sleep: Avoid caffeine and TV too close to bedtime, keep the room cool and dark, sleep at least seven …

Legalizing Marijuana and the New Science of Weed

Newswise — DENVER, March 23, 2015 — More than a year into Colorado’s experiment legalizing marijuana, labs testing the plants are able for the first …

What to Eat to Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer

With colorectal cancer the third most common type of cancer in men and women today, according to the American Cancer Society, this is as good a reason as any to tweak your diet so you consume more foods found in the produce and cereal aisles. The study only showed an association and didn’t point …

Dieting? Here are the top 5 high-fat foods for weight loss - Capital Lifestyle

2. Whole eggs<p>No, you won’t get heart disease from eating egg yolks…that’s where all the nutritious stuff is!<p>Whole eggs are one of the most …

Nutrition