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Eating button mushrooms daily could prevent type 2 diabetes by boosting gut bacteria (but it must be a particular portion size)

Eating a serving of button mushrooms a day could prevent type 2 diabetes, new research suggests.<p>Feeding mice a daily portion of white button …

Diabetes

Dietitians explain why the so-called 'Dutch diet' isn't as trendy as it seems

Shutterstock<p><b>Some news articles have touted the "Dutch diet" as a way to improve brain health.</b>• <b><br>A recent study of Dutch people found those with</b> …

Nutrition

Transform any bike into an electric bike

It's even flat-proof<p>The GeoOrbital wheel is an all-electric front wheel replacement that snaps onto any bike in 60 seconds. Lasting 30 miles on a charge. It's filled with a hi-density foam making it flat-proof.<p><b>Transcript:</b> The Geoorbital wheel is an all-electric front wheel replacement that snaps …

Electric Bikes

Statins: The Pros and Cons

Cholesterol — a fat-like waxy substance found in all cells — is necessary for the body to function. However, if you have too much cholesterol in your …

Is It Better to Shower at Night or in the Morning? We Asked Experts

Is there a right time to shower? Some people prefer to shower at night, washing away the grime and sweat of the day, so that they can hop between the …

Sleep

This Unexpected Color Is an Instant Mood Booster, Says a Paint Expert

Chances are that if you're considering re-painting a room in your home, purple wasn't your first choice. Maybe you landed on a safe warm white or …

Home Decorating

5 Exercises to Strengthen Your Wrists and Prevent Getting Injured

Our wrists are key joints, particularly when it comes to some of our favorite fitness moves: burpees, push-ups, planks, mountain climbers, pull-ups, Downward-Facing Dogs, and many more. Where we concentrate on the muscle groups they support, such as the arms and shoulders, we often neglect the …

Workouts

This tip to deal with swollen feet on a plane is oddly satisfying

Because of her job as a master trainer (both for SoulCycle and her own workout Le Sweat), Charlee Atkins is basically a professional sweater who only …

Frequent-flyer Programs

10 Easy Keto Lunchbox Ideas — A Lunch Box for Everyone

Considering the high-fat, low-carb (and incredibly popular) keto diet is based on meat, eggs, cheese, and plant-based fats (nuts! avocado!), it's …

Healthy Eating

The 10 Most Common Plumbing Mistakes DIYers Make

You can fix most household plumbing repairs and even update plumbing fixtures with just a few special tools and a little elbow grease. The work isn’t …

Home Improvement

If You Want to Lose Weight, This Fat-Loss Pyramid Shows What's Most Important

Experts used to tell us to do hours of cardio to lose weight, but now fitness trainers agree that cardio isn't necessary, and the hunger caused by strenuous cardio could actually cause weight gain. This is great news if you despise cardio, because the pyramid above designed by NASM-certified …

Muscle

Charming Italian farmhouse hides a surprisingly modern interior in Tuscany

1/16<p>Chianti Hills farmhouse by Lenzi + Baglini Architetti<p>Lenzi + Baglini Architetti architects transformed a 16th-century Italian farmhouse into a …

Architecture

7 'Negative-Calorie' Foods That Help You Stay Satisfied While Dieting

Could the key to weight loss be eating <i>more</i>? Dieters who eat "negative-calorie" foods can supposedly eat as much of these foods as they want without …

This Dietitian Explains Why Magnesium Is So Important on the Keto Diet

If you're interested in trying the keto diet, then you've probably researched all the food you can and can't eat, how you should count carbs, and which exercises you should do. But while you're all set with food, you may need to add supplements to your diet — specifically, magnesium. This is …

Nutrition

10 Colors That Pair Beautifully With Blue

We love blue interiors. We see dark navy and pale robin's egg walls a lot in catalogs and magazine photos, but blue is not a color we see all that …

Home Decorating

Trying the Keto Diet? Here’s How to Know If You’re in Ketosis

What are the signs of ketosis? If you're thinking about starting the ketogenic diet, you've probably asked yourself that question. After all, the …

GlassesUSA app can test your glasses prescription without going to eye doctor

(Credit: DuxX/iStockphoto)<p>Sidestepping the optometrist and getting your glasses online isn't new, but the new app from GlassesUSA makes the process even easier and cheaper. The Prescription Scanner app (iOS, Android) is like skipping the steps of making an appointment, keeping the appointment, …

Apps

How People With Type 2 Diabetes Can Lower Their Risk of Health Problems

A growing number of studies suggest that getting a handle on a few key risk factors can bring type 2 diabetes under control. Lowering blood sugar, …

Diabetes

Cozy camper van stands out with custom woodworking

There’s even a Japanese-inspired Shoji screen<p>Camper vans are so popular right now that every week we discover a new van conversion company working to transform cargo haulers into mobile adventure homes. The best part about all of this van eye candy? Watching fellow camper addicts innovate in …

Campervans

The 10 Best Ways to Boost Your Home Wifi

Wifi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet—no one wants to be chained to a desktop—but it’s also one of the most …

Wi-Fi

Is Oatmeal Healthy? Here's What the Experts Say

Oatmeal is a near-universally beloved breakfast. While it has historically been enjoyed across Europe, Russia and the U.S., oatmeal is rapidly …

Nutrition

How a Battery Breakthrough May Lead to Electric Cars That Charge in Seconds

Why "flow batteries" might be the answer.<p>An impediment to electric car adoption is the fact that they can take a long time to charge. That means for …

Clean Energy

14 ways to lose weight without diet or exercise

Regimented diet plans can be challenging to stick to for prolonged periods. It can also be hard to find the time to exercise. Is it possible to lose …

Nutrition

Style tips you can learn from legendary men

<b>What we have picked up from the most stylish men.</b>Style is an individual thing that relates to a man’s originality. Whether it’s formal style, street …

George Clooney

5 ways to create airy, open spaces in your home without spending a fortune

As the renter of a very modest urban-center apartment that features few windows, sometimes I feel like a hobbit living underground. Unless I rely on …

Home Decorating

Inside legendary Vogue creative director Grace Coddington's Long Island cottage

Eric Boman/Architectural Digest<p>Grace Coddington came to the attention of the larger (non-fashion) world in 2009, when we got a glimpse at the inner …

Anna Wintour

Foods to eat for better sex

Humans have looked for ways to improve their sexual experience for thousands of years, including trying to discover the best foods for sex.<p>Scientists …

Sexual Health

10 Lower Body Exercises That Will Save Your Knees

Build strong legs -- without terrible knee pain.<p>Everybody has to squat.<p>The exercise is one of the most basic and functional movement patterns you can do, and it builds total-body muscle and strength like nothing else. But who says you have to do it with a barbell on your back? If you’ve been …

Workouts

How to Lose Fat Without Losing Muscle

Everything you need to know about how to train, what and when you should eat, and the importance of a better night's sleep.<p>When most people talk about trying to lose weight, what they are really trying to do is lose fat.<p>The problem is, that requires <i>not</i> losing muscle—which your body naturally does …

Exercise

How to Remove Excess Dried Mortar or Grout From Ceramic Tile Floors

Remember to wet your scouring pad often.<p>Step 1<p>Use a putty knife to remove as much excess dried mortar or grout from your ceramic tile floor as you …