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Immune To Caffeine? Thank Your 'Very Active' CYP1A2 Gene

Image: PxHere<p>How can some people drink five cups of coffee a day without ascending to another plane while others just need a whiff of espresso to …

If You Have This for Breakfast, You'll Successfully Avert Mid-Morning Hanger

Raise your hand if your stomach starts growling at 11 a.m. every morning, without fail. <i>Raises</i> <i>hand</i>. Even though we put in the effort to wake up early, …

These Healthy Mexican Avocado Cups Will Reinvent Your Boring Lunch

Plus, an arugula walnut pesto kicks the flavor of this produce-packed recipe up a notch.<p>Avocado is pretty versatile—after all, you can have it on …

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Our chocolate hummus recipe will satisfy any chocolate craving, and it's rich in protein (a total bonus).<p>Not going to lie, when I first heard …

17 Ketogenic Dinner Recipes for Lazy Cooks

Feed the whole family, whip up something fun <i>and</i> stick to the ketogenic diet? It’s tough to do it all. Especially when eating keto means buying a ton …

Want To Try Keto For Weight Loss Or Healing? Here's What A Day On The Diet ACTUALLY Looks Like

As a functional medicine dietitian nutritionist, I view food as one of the most powerful drugs that we have access to. When it comes to creating …

Nutrition

22 Healthy Snacks That Are (Almost) Too Good To Be True

Snacking doesn't typically count as an actual meal, but if it did, it would be our favorite meal of the day. We love munching between breakfast, …

Why Sardines (Yes, Sardines) Are Basically the Perfect Protein

In the world of fish, it’s salmon, tuna, and tilapia that top the list while sardines get short shrift. That’s a mistake.<p>“They are pretty much …

16 Delicious Ways to Eat Beans Instead of Meat

Like mushrooms, beans make a great vegetarian substitute in dishes like burgers, sauces, tacos, and other traditionally meat-centric recipes. And …

Healthy Eating

The Definitive Guide to Cooking Every Vegetable

<b>Broccoli and Cauliflower</b><p>For tough, cruciferous veggies like broccoli or cauliflower, roasting is really best. Our editors love to roast <i>just a little</i> …

Trump White House quietly issues report vindicating Obama regulations

It was easy to miss, but OMB demolishes the GOP’s deregulatory claims.<p>President Donald Trump’s administration has been on a deregulatory bender, particularly when it comes to environmental regulations. As of January, the New York Times counted 67 environmental rules on the chopping block under …

Stephen Colbert Went to Capitol Hill to Fight “Dueling Memos” with His Own

Mark Warner has a pretty good poker face.<p>Frustrated by Capitol Hill’s seeming inability to release any actual information regarding the Russia investigation, <b>Stephen Colbert</b> decided to take the matter into his own hands. The comedian began a Friday night <i>Late Show</i> segment with a short explainer on …

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make money from home and are limited to what they already have in …

Employment

Eureka! California-Grown Coffee Is Becoming The State’s Next Gold Mine

In most coffee shops, you can choose a cup of joe brewed with beans from countries like Ethiopia, Colombia, Costa Rica and Yemen. Now, a new crop of …

Coffee

How Learning To Tame Your Monkey Mind Is The Secret To Managing Stress

Last week, I wrote about how entrepreneurs can take advantage of the brains neuroplasticity to change the way they respond to stress.<p>The response I received from that article was overwhelming, with entrepreneurs from all over the world reaching out to learn more about confronting stress in their …

Rude people secretly impress us, even if we don’t really like them

We don’t like rude people.<p>At least, that’s what we tell ourselves. The reality is, we allow them to be rude. On some level, we are impressed by their rudeness. So impressed, in fact, that sometimes we ask them to be president.<p>I’ve spent a year studying rudeness in all its many forms. I’ve looked at …

Penguin Random House

So It’s Settled: Coffee Is Good For You

The healthfulness or otherwise of coffee has long been journalistic fodder, there to fill in the gaps on some of the slower news days. “A new report …

Coffee

‘The Monk of Mokha,’ by Dave Eggers

In the spring of 2015, news outlets ran a story about a 26-year-old, raised in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district, who had fled Yemen on a skiff, …

DIY Low Cost Coffee Roaster

Coffee drinkers wishing they could roast their coffee may be interested in a project posted by Elliot Williams on the Hackaday website. Elliot loves …

Coffee

A New Breed Of Desktop Printer Lets Users Go Two Years Without An Ink Refill

Roughly once a century I get a new printer. At least that’s how it feels. The new model on my desk makes the old one look a hundred years old.<p>For months, I’d been hearing about an Epson printer that – get this – doesn’t need an ink refill for two years! Do you know how long that is? Two years ago, …

Printing

The morning routine experts recommend for peak productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management

Coffee Quality & M.A.S.L.: How Important Is Altitude REALLY?

Pick up any bag of artisanally roasted specialty coffee and have a look at the label. You’ll notice it tells you a few things: the country of origin …

Coffee

How to Get into Tea If You’re Trying to Be Less Addicted to Coffee

Want to give your coffee addiction a break? Find the tea that’s right for you.<p>There are a few different kinds of coffee people. There’s your cousin who finally got a Chemex for Christmas (and has been incessantly Instagramming it since); there’s also your college roommate, who has chosen to invest …

How Marijuana Use Can Alter Brain Function and Induce Psychotic Behavior

Long-term smokers are at a higher risk for negative effects.<p>Smoking marijuana is becoming increasingly legal and mainstream in the United States. …

People have spent centuries trying to prove caffeine is dangerous, but science suggests otherwise

When Davis Cripe died in his South Carolina classroom last May, it was a shock to everyone who knew him. He was just 16, and healthy. His death made no sense, especially when the coroner said that he’d been killed by a substance most of us consume daily: caffeine.<p>It’s well-known that caffeine can, …

Coffee

The 10 Best Coffee Cities in the U.S.

Places where Dunkin’ Donuts doesn’t quite cut it.<p>When you think of urbanites sipping freshly roasted coffees, clutching oversized mugs in cafe corners, certain cities come to mind. There’s laid-back Portland, Oregon, with its innovative brew scene, or Seattle, where the invention of Starbucks …

How To Use a Bullet Journal to Track Meals and Your Budget

Have you heard of bullet journaling? I hadn't until recently, but it's a methodology I can get on board with. It's a practice that's half about …

What Aristotle Can Teach You About Marketing

You have to make your argument, it has to make sense and it has to make an emotional connection.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Thousands of years ago, a guy named Aristotle had lots of ideas about everything from religion and ethics to medicine and science.<p>He also …

Marketing

Lessons From The Most Digitally Advanced Country In The World

Estonia is, perhaps, the most digitally advanced society in the world. This Baltic region country with less than 1.5 million citizens has been occupied frequently through its history, including by the Soviet Union between 1944 and 1991. In the aftermath of independence, particularly progressive …

Blockchain