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The One Fruit I Can't Live Without (and 10 Reasons You Shouldn't Either)

There aren't many foods out there quite as versatile as the lovely lemon. I'm going to share 10 of the reasons I love them.<p><b>1. Lemon water</b><p>Drinking lemon water first thing in the morning on an empty stomach is a fantastic habit to get into. Obviously it's hydrating, but the lemon is also a great way …

Stress raises cholesterol more than you think

Christopher Edginton was taking medication and trying to improve his diet when his cholesterol shot up anyway four years ago.<p>His doctor suggested a new approach. “He said you’ve got to get rid of some things you’re doing, some of the stresses in your life,” recalls Mr. Edginton, a professor at the …

The 30 Best Fat-burning Foods

What are the 30 best fat-burning foods

What Sugar Does to Your Body

Here's what happens to your system when you eat something packed with the sweet stuff.<p>The instant something sweet touches your tongue, your taste buds direct-message your brain: <i>deee-lish</i>. Your noggin's reward system ignites, unleashing dopamine. Meanwhile, the sugar you swallowed lands in your …

Holistic Medicine

This might be one of the most sensible, scientifically supported diets we've ever seen

Fat is bad for you. Everyone should get six to 11 servings of carbohydrates per day. Burn more calories than you eat and you can lose weight.<p>But it turns out that many of these recommendations don't line up with decades of published research on nutrition.<p>Dr. David Ludwig, a Harvard Medical School …

What Your Low-Fiber Diet Does to Your Health

For every salad passed over for a chicken nugget, the trillions of bacteria living in your gut go a little more ignored. It’s already clear that …

Diabetes: Yet another reason to get out of that chair

<b>(CNN) —</b> We already knew that sitting, one of most people's favorite activities, may be killing you, but now we have new proof that before it gets you, you may get type 2 diabetes, too.<p>Modern life was constructed to keep you sitting down. When we drive, we sit. When we work at the office, we sit. …

How Bad Is Falling Asleep Without Brushing Your Teeth, Really?

For most people, brushing their teeth is a way to keep cavities at bay—with the pleasant side effects of a brighter smile and fresh breath. But we've …

Dentistry

6 Classic Colognes Every Man Should Own

<i>Last Updated October, 2017: Prices and links have been updated.</i><p>The word <i>perfume</i> originates from the Latin word <i>perfumare</i>, meaning “to smoke through.” …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

4 Powerful Ways Real Estate Can Make You a Millionaire

Real Estate Investor and Co-host of the BiggerPockets Podcast!<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sometimes a team can accomplish far more than a group of lone individuals. For example, cyclists in the Tour de France take turns riding at the front of their group, decreasing …

Will technology help us live forever?

This week, 112-year-old Yasutaro Koide died in Japan, passing on his title of the world’s oldest man to a compatriot, Masamitsu Yoshida, aged 111. These men are part of one of Earth’s most exclusive clubs – supercentenarians, or humans who live beyond 110 years old.<p>According to the Gerontology …

United Nations

New study names 4 healthy fats to eat more of, 6 to cut for a longer life

If you eat more artery-clogging, saturated fats, you'll likely have a higher risk of heart disease. That's well documented. But simply cutting saturated fats isn't enough — if you also eat more heart-healthy fats, you may reduce your risk of dying, a new study from the Journal of the American Heart …

Drinking Soda Can Make You Store More Unhealthy Fat

From a health perspective, sugar-sweetened beverages don’t help the body. The very thing that makes sugary sodas, sports drinks and lemonade taste so …

Want to Lose Weight? Try This Surprising Food

Next time you eat a banana, you might want to hang on to the peel<p>Besides the annoyance of searching out a trash can at a charity ride rest stop, we're guessing you seldom spend much time thinking about banana peels, let alone consider eating them. But this overlooked "food waste," a culinary staple …

Vitamin D Supplements Are Not Effective, And Could Be Dangerous, Studies Find

Don't waste your money.<p><i>This article was written by Tim Spector from King's College London and was originally published by The Conversation.</i><p>Everyone …

5 Ways to Improve Your Skin Through Food

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Forgot Something Again? It's Probably Just Normal Aging

Losing your ability to think and remember is pretty scary. We know the risk of dementia increases with age. But if you have memory lapses, you probably needn't worry. There are pretty clear differences between signs of dementia and age-related memory loss.<p>After age 50, it's quite common to have …

Facts About Sugar: Nutritionists, Health Experts And Doctors Weigh In On The White Stuff

There's no denying 2015 has been the year that sugar got its arse kicked.<p>From Jamie Oliver's Sugar Rush, a programme in which the TV chef wages war …

Low vitamin D linked to irritable bowel syndrome - Futurity

A small study suggests that people with irritable bowel syndrome might benefit from vitamin D screening and perhaps supplementation.

Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven't Noticed

Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I broke the chains of fear that kept me locked up into the system. Since then, I see the world from a different perspective: the one that everything is …

4 Telltale Signs You Should Absolutely Not Hire Someone

Ever hire someone and then regretted it? Here's how to keep that from ever happening again.<p>It's happened to every leader. You hire a new employee. You have high hopes that he or she will be a solid contributor to your organization. But things don't work out that way. A few months later, you are …

Employment

World’s first anti-ageing drug could see humans live to 120

The world’s first anti-ageing drug will be tested on humans next year in trials which could see diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s consigned to distant memory.<p>Scientists now believe that it is possible to actually stop people growing old as quickly and help them live in good health well into …

Anti-aging

Orthorexia: the clean eating obsession that makes you dangerously ill

Carrie Armstrong’s fixation with 'clean’ eating began, as it so often does, with good intentions. Struck down by a virus eight years ago, she was bed-bound and unable to lift her head off the pillow let alone walk.<p>Doctors said there was little more medicine could do so, to speed up her natural …

Wellness

Why teenagers ignore parents while watching television...they can't multitask

Teenagers may struggle to concentrate on instructions while distracted by television or a computer, a new study suggests<p>Parents who are frustrated that their teenager does not listen to them while using their iPad or watching televising should take heart. A new study suggests that people cannot …

Cooking with vegetable oils releases toxic cancer-causing chemicals, say experts

Scientists warn against the dangers of frying food in sunflower oil and corn oil over claims they release toxic chemicals linked to cancer<p>Cooking with vegetable oils releases toxic chemicals linked to cancer and other diseases, according to leading scientists, who are now recommending food be fried …

Men can become multi-orgasmic too: Enjoy the sexual perks of these simple exercises

Who says kegels are just for women? Here’s how they can enhance men’s sex lives too<p>We tend to associate kegel exercises with women. But men have pelvic floor muscles too, and exercising them regularly can create a host of sexual perks, from delayed ejaculation to multiple orgasms.<p>The first step in …