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The 5 Supplements Your Heart Needs

This fatty acid is found in fish, and it can be helpful in balancing blood lipids such as cholesterol and triglycerides.<p>"Fish oil is helpful for people who have high triglycerides or who are at risk of heart disease," says Charles Campbell, M.D., clinical cardiologist and director of inpatient …

5 Best Heart Foods

<b>2. Apples</b><br>Earlier this year, Cornell University researchers found that eating one Red Delicious apple a day can block LDL oxidation, resulting in an 8 percent drop in levels. Bonus: Apples (and their skins) contain soluble fiber, the kind that scrubs artery walls clean.<p>Cut one up and mix it into …

The Truth About Nootropic Supplements

But do they work? And more importantly, are they safe?<p>Here's the claim: Nootropics work by protecting the neurons in your brain from damage and strengthening neuroplasticity, the response to sensory information. That means improvements to your attention span, memory, learning capacity, and overall …

Cardiac Terms You Should Know

<b>Arrhythmia (Cardiac Arrhythmia)</b><br>An arrhythmia is a fancy term for an irregular heartbeat. It can be converted to a normal rhythm using electric shock or certain medications.<p><b>Artherosclerosis (Coronary Artery Disease)</b><br>Artherosclerosis refers to hardening of the arteries. It happens when abnormal …

4 Body Parts She Wishes You'd Touch

Lavish a little attention on these under-appreciated spots and you'll both be glad<p>During foreplay it’s easy to spend energy on your girl’s headline features up front—who doesn’t want to use a little extra time caressing the girls? But, by focusing too much on predictable erogenous zones, like her …

Sensitive Skin

How to Test Your Fitness with the Anarchy Workout

The goblet squat will test the strength of your lower body, the dive-bomber pushup will hit your chest and shoulders from a variety of different angles, and the pullup will blast your upper back and arms for a full-body effect.<p>And even though these exercises target different areas of your body, …

The Valentine's Date You Should Be Planning Instead

Whether you've been together a few weeks or over a decade, we've got some ideas for a memorable and romantic evening out<p>You've got just a few days left until Valentine's weekend. Are you ready?<p>For a lot of guys, it's going to be an especially stressful holiday. Especially since they have to compete …

Relationships

12 Powerfoods to Beat Diabetes

<b>2. Cinnamon</b><br>A study at the Human Nutrition Research Center in Beltsville, Maryland, found that if you use ½ teaspoon of cinnamon daily, it can make cells more sensitive to insulin. Therefore, the study says, the cells convert blood sugar to energy.<p>After 40 days of taking various amount of cinnamon …

How to Make the Pushup Harder

Plus, you'll need athleticism, flexibility, balance, and coordination to seamlessly transition between the two moves. "It's a complex movement," he says. "Protect your lower back and knees by performing each rep slowly and with purpose."<p>Watch the video to learn how to perform the lunge to pushup …

New report sheds light on dos and don'ts of geoengineering

Fifty years ago, the idea of reducing the amount of sunlight reaching the earth to address climate change officially entered the scientific and …

Climate Change

Why Thinking Positive Thoughts Won't Get You What You Want

Positive thinking is a valuable tool that can help you overcome obstacles, deal with pain, and reach new goals. The benefits of looking on the bright …

Happiness

Dos and Don'ts of Running Dates

How to impress the shorts off any runner on a date.<p>Dinner and a movie is one thing--but a running date has its own rules. Nancy Pina, a Houston-based relationship expert and runner, provides some ground rules.<p><b>DO dress comfortably.</b> Just as you wouldn't wear brand-new clothes on race day, you should …

Relationships

50 Cast-Iron Skillet Recipes

Put the hardest working pan in your kitchen to good use.<p><b>If you want a good, hard sear on a piece of meat</b>, grab a cast iron skillet. Looking to add minerals to your food? Ditto. Just want a workhorse of a pan that will take you from fried eggs to a free-form apple galette? You know what to do. The …

Cooking

Moov review: how the Moov actually made me want to go running

I hate running. I try to work out pretty regularly, doing things like lifting weights and training in martial arts, but running has just never stuck …

Exercise

Breaking Down the Newest Hydration Craze, Maple Water

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly2 days agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

33 GIFs From 2013 That Will Make You Laugh Every Time

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11 healthiest frozen fruits and vegetables

1. Corn<p>At just 59 calories per ear, corn is packed with fiber, antioxidants, and B vitamins. It's also a great source of carotenoids like lutein, …