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5 Best Meditation Apps to Find Your Inner Calmness

There are numerous health benefits to mindfulness and meditation. Here's how you can achieve zen in less than 10 minutes.<p>The glowing trend of achieving mindfulness through technology and mobile apps couldn't have come at a better time. With National Relaxation Day coming this weekend (Saturday, …

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21 Quick and Easy Protein Shake Recipes

Tired of sipping on the same smoothies every week? If you’re in a liquid meal rut, we’ve got just the protein shake recipes you need to wake up your …

Quinoa: The Ultimate Superfood

How Good is Quinoa for You?<p>Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past 10 years then you’ve heard of the ultimate superfood quinoa. Although you …

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

The Brain

Why You Should Start Your Day With Lemon Water

There are plenty of bogus health trends to avoid, but a daily lemon water isn't one of them.<p>There are plenty of bogus health trends to avoid, but a …

Health Benefits of Lemon Water (& Why You Should Drink it in the Morning)

I’ve occasionally had a glass of warm lemon water in the morning for years, but usually just because it sounded good and I wanted something warm …

10 Rookie Juice Cleanse Mistakes

With celebrity allure and promises of fast weight loss and newfound energy, it makes sense that so many people want to give it a go. But because so …

Sweet Potato Recipes for Weight Loss

Just don't ruin them with a bucket of brown sugar and marshmallows, Mom. Here's why:<p>One large, flavor-packed spud serves up 4 grams of …

5 Tasty Inflammation-Fighters

You can load up your diet with foods that have been shown to fight inflammation, specifically plant-based foods containing bioactive compounds that help turn down the immune response.<p>Inflammation has gotten a bad rap recently -- it has been identified as a contributor to a variety of diseases, from …

Antiinflammatory

How to Recognize Nutrient Deficiencies

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>If you eat a balanced, whole-food diet like the one described in my nutrition plan, you’re probably giving your body more-than-adequate …

Probiotics Linked to Reduced Risk of Allergies

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Most people, including many physicians, do not realize that 80 percent of your immune system is located in your digestive tract, making …

25 Summer Essential Recipes You Should Master

Summer foods shouldn't be complicated—they don't need to be when so much is in season—it should just be good. We've gathered up 25 classic recipes to take you from Memorial Day to Labor Day.<p><b>Summer, man. It's back.</b> And with it comes long, warm days and nights that should be spent next to the grill, …

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15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

For more than a decade, I’ve been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity—regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live …

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Neuroscience

7 Small Islands That Should Be On Your Radar

There are many smaller, closer-to-home islands that are loaded with local charm without the high price tag (or long plane ride).<p>When you think of island life, it's likely that paradise-like destinations such as Jamaica, Hawaii or Aruba come to mind. But within North America there are many smaller, …

Washington State

The Best and Worst Airports for Flight Delays in America

A word of advice for anyone who dreads being stuck in the purgatory of an airport terminal, gazing wistfully at the departures screen: avoid …

How and Why You Should Warm Up Before a Run

Heading out for a run too fast and not warmed up is a recipe for injury.<p>Once we get revved up to run it’s tempting to shoot out the door at top speed. But heading out of the gates at full speed—without a proper warmup—is a recipe for disaster, and injury.<p>If you start out too fast, you run the risk …

Exercise

How to Measure Your Effort

From the high-tech to no-tech, it's easy to gauge your effort and the fitness gains you’re racking up.<p><b>The talk test.</b> This is one of the most widely used methods of determining whether you’re working out at the appropriate level of effort. Informal as it sounds, research has shown that it’s an …

27 Amazing Desserts Made With Leftover Halloween Candy

Because there's always room for more.

Dessert

Last-Minute Advice for Running the NYC Marathon

1 of 10<p>Nidhi Jain<p><i>Runner's World</i> talked to 10 <b>New York City Marathon</b> runners--some new to the race and some race veterans--to find out the best tips they've received and can give in preparation for their 26.2 mile journey from Staten Island to Central Park. Here's how they plan on conquering the …

Which cities are the most dangerous for women to travel in? New study reveals the world's most unsafe public transport systems

Latin American cities have the most dangerous transport systems for women, according to a new survey.<p>Colombia's capital Bogota, that has no city …

5 ways to lower cholesterol

Cholesterol has long been seen as a villain for heart health, but our understanding of this beast is changing. New recommendations suggest that risk factors should determine who should receive drugs called statins to lower cholesterol levels, and who should simply make lifestyle changes to combat …

Christmas Morning Breakfast Buns

Breakfast brunch Christmas family pleasers holidays mincemeat quick breads<p>November 02, 2014<p>to Read (<p>Words)<p>Hooray for November . . . which means I can …

End-of-year tune-up tips for savvy travelers

Even the savviest traveler can use a few new tricks each year, whether on the road for business or leisure.<p>We asked travel experts for some tips that …

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How to Fly Like a Pro

(Photo: Getty Images/E+)<p>Ever wonder what the pros know that you don't? How they get the best seats, save time and money, and avoid hassles? We've queried travel writers, industry insiders, and other ultra-frequent flyers to get their tips, sometimes from things they've learned the hard way--so you …

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