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12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying — and 17 You Should Eat More

If you’re eating a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, then you’re probably pretty far ahead of the nutrition curve. But even …

New study confirms Alzheimer's and aluminum link can no longer be ignored

This article is shared with permission from our friends at Dr. Mercola . Aluminum has been long known to be neurotoxic, with mounting evidence that …

9 Ways to Organize a Kitchen Without Many (or Any!) Cabinets

Let's be honest: tiny kitchens can be tough for a lot of reasons. Along with cramped countertops and puny appliances, a small cooking space often …

Storage Ideas

The Definitive Superfood Ranking

Food marketers know that if they call their product a superfood, it’s sure to sell. Take quinoa, for example. In the early aughts, when the ancient grain first became trendy, quinoa prices tripled in the span of five years. (Many Bolivians, who had relied on it as a food staple for centuries, were …

16 brilliant innovations tackling poverty around the world

Getting to the root of poverty means solving various issues along the way, and inventors are up for the challenge.<p>Poverty isn't just inadequate …

Which foods actually have the most pesticides?

If you eat, you're going to consume a certain amount of pesticides. That's just a reality of living in this day and age. But luckily, there are some easy ways to reduce your and your family's pesticide exposure – which can improve your health both in the short and long term. And it all starts with …

20 Tourist Attractions Worth the Money (and 5 That Aren't)

Your vacation dollars should work as hard as you …

20 gorgeous natural wonders around the world

Places that receive the iconic UNESCO seal are chosen based on their cultural significance, their standing as a natural wonder, or both.<p>From the Rock Sites of Cappadocia, Turkey, made entirely from volcanic erosions, to Africa's Namib Sand Sea, the world's only coastal desert, here are 20 …

National Parks

I Don't Want My Relationship To Be Perfect, I Want It To Be Worth It

There’s a good chance you'll never find the love of your life. There's also a good chance you won't spend your life with the love of your life. Half …

8 Things You Should Do At Night To Make Your Life More Awesome - The Open Mind

By : Eevee G<p>Everyone has different daily habits. But what many people have in common is their nighttime routine. So many are used to watching TV or …

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life ?<p>So in honor of World Book …

Literature

National Geographic Travel

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

Adventure<p>The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

National Parks

National Parks Road Trip: Northern Rockies

Travel<p>Grand Teton > Yellowstone > Glacier<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> Jackson, Wyoming<p>Explore the three crown jewels of the Northern Rockies on this tour spanning some of the continent’s most stunning alpine scenery and explosive geologic wonders. This trip takes you into the beating heart of wild America, …

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard: Why Our Relationship Works

The happily married pair rely on a lot of couples therapy.<p>Kristen's 5' 1" and Dax is 6' 2". She's a self-described goody-goody and he's a former drug …

14 Modern Fitness Myths Busted

Plenty of athletes swear by these workout prescriptions. But are they science or snake oil? Read on to learn why you should skip the diets, forget about altitude training, and ditch the ice baths.<p>14. “To Perform Well I Need to Track My Metrics.”<p><b>Science Says</b>: In a forthcoming study of fitness …

15 Foods You Should Never Eat

The foods to eliminate from your diet now.<p>We know we should stay clear of hard-and-fast food but some foods can seriously mess with your health.<p>"It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die if you eat a dangerous food once," says Nneka Leiba, deputy director of research at the Environmental …

Nutrition

A big fat surprise for dietary dogma

Bacon and eggs for breakfast is a guilty pleasure in our household. We have it once a week to reward ourselves for six straight days of bran buds and skimmed milk. We call it the "heart attack on a plate."<p>Heart disease runs in my family, so I have to be careful. My dad, a born bacon-and-eggs man, …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Feel Starved for Time? Here's a Surprising (and Easy) Solution

Photo by Scott King<p>Although I presumably spent most of my childhood daydreaming, I seldom do it anymore. Occasionally, I'll catch myself spacing out in the shower, just standing there, and I'll try to hustle myself back on track, lest I waste any more time or water.<p>Rarely do we just let ourselves …

10 Weeks to a Half-Marathon: Training Plan

Don't shy away from the challenge of running 13.1 miles: Our plan is guaranteed to get you to the glorious finish line<p>Whether you're a treadmill trotter or a road warrior, this training plan will get you across the finish line.<p>Designed by Kim Maxwell, a USA Track and Field coach and personal …