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19 Best Documentaries of 2018 - New Documentary Movies

1 'Won’t You Be My Neighbor?'<p>Shoes off. Sweaters on. Let the freaking out commence. Morgan Neville, who won an Oscar for "Twenty Feet from Stardom," …

Documentaries

While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey

Magazine<p>Our floodlit society has made sleep deprivation a lifestyle. But we know more than ever about how we rest—and how it keeps us healthy.<p><b>Nearly every night</b> of our lives, we undergo a startling metamorphosis.<p>Our brain profoundly alters its behavior and purpose, dimming our consciousness. For a …

University of Cambridge

Sorry New York, California Is Just Better Now

<b>California is now the most</b> influential force in American dining. That’s right, it isn’t New York. Not any longer. Sure, the great city will always produce blockbusters and occasional, wonderful novelties; Queens is an undervalued wonderland of cuisines. But NYC, as an engine of influence, is …

Los Angeles

You Won't Believe These 25 Netflix Documentaries Are Real

Once you're done binge-watching <b>Queer Eye</b> season two (and bawling your eyes out), you might be in the mood for an addictive, fascinating look at other true events. With so many amazing documentaries on Netflix, covering everything from true crime to sushi chefs, there's no shortage of entertainment …

Meet The “Kratom Warriors” Who Say This Plant Will End The Opioid Epidemic

Is kratom the answer to the opioid crisis — or the start of a new one?<p><b>By the time Courtney True</b> found the Reddit thread about kratom in December 2016, she hadn’t touched an opioid for 48 hours. She was in bad shape — stomach cramps, diarrhea, jitters, hot sweats, cold sweats, and body aches that …

Summer Salads: The Ultimate Guide - Chowhound

Salad is one of the most basic components of a meal: toss some greens together with a light vinaigrette and you’ve got the basis for a healthy and …

Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

Creativity

How to Give Your Home Positive Energy with Flowers & Plants

Has the season's unpredictable weather have you feeling gloomy or unmotivated lately? Does your home feel stale, uninspiring? If you've been in a rut of any kind, we're here to share one way to bring some positive energy into your home, stat―and it might be as simple as taking a trip to your local …

Spices

The Inside Story of Wawa, the Beloved $10 Billion Convenience Store Chain Taking Over the East Coast

54 years old. $10 billion in revenue. This family-owned business is rapidly expanding--and ditching gas and cigarettes for kale salads and nerdy coffee.<p>In February, a few days after the Philadelphia Eagles had won their first Super Bowl, a suburban convenience store celebrated. Hard.<p>The …

5 Houseplants You Can’t Kill

Bring the outdoors indoors to reduce stress, boost your mood, and improve productivity.<p><i>"My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them." —Mitch Hedberg</i><p>Let’s face it: keeping houseplants alive (real or, in Mitch Hedberg's case, fake) isn’t always easy. After your second or third plant …

Houseplants

Legal Pot Is Notoriously White. Oakland Is Changing That.

A groundbreaking nonprofit is helping minorities targeted by the war on drugs get a piece of the booming weed industry.<p>OAKLAND, Calif. —On a Friday in January 2017, the night of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Ebele Ifedigbo and Lanese Martin welcomed several dozen people to a cozy office in …

Cannabis

50+ Drawing Ideas That Will Get You Sketching Right Now

Practice is a vital part of perfecting your drawing skills. Learning the basics and repeating them over and over again is the only way to improve. For proof, just check out what a few years of drawing practice can do. It’s truly incredible the progress that you can make by dedicating time to this …

A Mind-Body Approach to Diabetes

Part of truly appreciating our human experience is enjoying the sweetness of life. A perfectly ripe peach. A fresh slice of homemade bread. A scoop …

Diabetes

The Many Benefits of Gymnema Sylvestre (Shardunika)

You May Also Like...<p>Get Blood Sugar Back in Balance with Ayurveda<p>Unbalanced blood sugar is a concern for modern medicine today, and was a familiar …

40% of American adults will develop type 2 diabetes in their lifetime

In the US, 2 in every 5 adults are expected to develop type 2 diabetes throughout their lifetime. This is according to a new study published in <i>The</i> …

Diabetes

A hot bath has benefits similar to exercise

Many cultures swear by the benefits of a hot bath. But only recently has science began to understand how passive heating (as opposed to getting hot …

Further evidence that a low

Eating a low-carb diet is an "effective technique" to help manage diabetes, according to a new review.<p>London Metropolitan University scientists …

This Health Startup Says Its Tech Can Reverse Diabetes

Sami Inkinen, co-founder of the real estate firm Trulia, figured he, of all people, was healthy. After all, he was a globally top-ranked triathlete. But around 2012, Inkinen’s doctor informed him that, despite his rigorous exercise, his carbohydrate-heavy diet had put him at risk for type 2 …

Diabetes

Here's How To Use Ayurvedic Wisdom To Tame Inflammation

<i>Dr. Amy Shah is a double board certified M.D. and one of mbg’s favorite holistic health experts. With training from Cornell, Columbia, and Harvard,</i> …

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying—and 17 You Should Eat More

The best and worst choices in every food group, according to registered dietitians.

Recipes

Study identifies best exercise to reverse signs of aging

You already know working out regularly can help keep you slim, boost your mood, aid your sleep, and even stave off disease. But a new study has identified a potential mode of exercise that may help optimize the reversal of any unwanted signs of aging — high-intensity interval training (HIIT).<p>The …

Swedish mum's battle against sugar goes viral

<b>A Swedish mother's successful stand against sugar has turned her into a social media sensation.</b><p>Anna Larsson decided to cut out sweet treats after realising how bad her young daughter's cravings had become.<p>The results shocked her: after a difficult few days, the little girl was no longer asking for …

Sugar does rot your brain after all: scientists connect to Alzheimer's

<b>Time to lower your sugar intake</b>.<p>Scientists from the University of Bath have just found the first connection between excess blood sugar glucose and …

Alzheimer's Disease

5 Types of Intermittent Fasting (and the 1 a Dietitian Recommends)

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Diet Tips<p>What Is Intermittent Fasting?<p>5 Types of Intermittent Fasting (and the 1 a Dietitian Recommends)<p>Shares<p>You've tried …

Mediterranean Diet vs. Statins to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke?

<b>Q. How does the Mediterranean diet stack up against statins in preventing heart attacks and strokes?</b><p><b>A.</b> Both the Mediterranean diet and statins can be effective in helping to lower the risk of potentially fatal complications of heart disease. A large and rigorous study published in 2013, for …

Low-gluten diets linked to increased risk of diabetes

Gluten-free diets have exploded in popularity in recent years, but many have questioned whether this new food trend is actually medically helpful for …

Thought Leadership: How to Become Known to People Who Matter

Do you want to be recognized as an expert in your field? Wondering how to make a name for yourself? To explore how to become known, I interview Mark …

Is exercise more powerful than weight loss for lowering heart disease risk?

New European research has found that the health benefits of physical activity may be strong enough to outweigh the impact of being overweight or …

High intensity exercise 'best' for health

In a time poor world high-intensity interval training makes sense.<p>It also makes sense to our bodies, say experts, who believe it's an important …

​Here’s How Much Your Health Suffers When You Regain Weight

The numbers on your scale might not be the only ones creeping back up​<p>Yo-yo dieters may have more to worry about than buying a new size of pants every few months: Losing weight—and then regaining it—can be bad for your health, according to a new study from Harvard Medical School.<p>The researchers …