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Ultra-processed foods 'linked to cancer'

<b>A link between highly processed foods and cancer has been suggested by French researchers.</b><p>They classified foods including cakes, chicken nuggets and mass-produced bread as "ultra-processed".<p>A study of 105,000 people hinted the more of such foods people ate, the greater their risk of cancer.<p>A lot of …

Nutrition

A personal trainer reveals the 'most effective method of intermittent fasting' — here's how to get started

Intermittent fasting is changing the way people eat. But there are so many different ways to fast these days, is one method better than all the rest? Personal trainer and health coach, Max Lowery says, cutting your eating down to just 2 meals a day is the best way to tackle fasting head-on. He also …

A professor of medicine explains why eating fat won't make you fat — but sugar will

"Eat fat, get fat" has been the conventional wisdom guiding American diets for the past two decades. Yet more and more research suggests that thinking is dangerously misguided.<p>"There is one thing we know about fats," Aaron Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at the Indiana University School of …

Nutrition

Young drivers: The technologies that cut insurance bills

<b>The cost of insuring a car has never been higher.</b><p>For young people it is not uncommon to be quoted amounts in excess of £4000 a year - sometimes more than the car is actually worth.<p>Not long ago, the only option for young drivers was "black box" insurance to help them reduce such premiums. Under this …

Autonomous Cars

Your 'Gluten Sensitivity' Could Be Explained by Something Else Found in Wheat

Stop blaming the gluten.<p>If you're one of those people who don't have coeliac disease but still think gluten is causing your gut problems, scientists …

Holistic Medicine

A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

Choose wisely.<p>According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the …

Northwestern University

These Simple, Science-Backed Exercises You Can Do at Home Have Huge Health Benefits

No need for gym!<p>Most of us probably know exercising is associated with a smaller risk of premature death, but a new study has found that doesn't have …

A Lesson From the Biggest Losers: Exercise Keeps Off the Weight

It is a question that plagues all who struggle with weight: Why do some of us manage to keep off lost pounds, while others regain them?<p>Now, a study of 14 participants from the “Biggest Loser” television show provides an answer: physical activity — and much more of it than public health guidelines …

Fitness

A Harvard doctor shares the 3-ingredient breakfast she eats at work every morning

When Harvard physician Monique Tello looks at the typical American breakfast, she said, it makes her "want to cry."<p>"A bowl of cereal, or a bagel, or a piece of toast, or a muffin are all no different than a dessert," Tello wrote in a recent Harvard Health blog post.<p>Think about it — most blueberry …

Breakfast

Yes, Please Inject Nintendo Switch RPG Octopath Traveler Directly Into My Veins

The team behind <i>Bravely Default</i> is making a Nintendo Switch exclusive called <i>Octopath Traveler.</i> It looks beautiful, and there’s a demo out</i> …

The life-saving browser shortcut everyone should know

I can't believe I'd never heard of Ctrl-Shift-T.<p>If I had a dollar for every time I'd accidentally closed a browser tab -- or worse, an entire windowful of 'em -- I'd be rich.<p>But there's a simple keyboard shortcut that can instantly correct this error: <b>Ctrl-Shift-T</b>.<p>Or <b>Apple-Shift-T</b>, if you're using a …

Google

Procrastination? I'll get back to you...

<b>In these first days of the new year, millions of us will have embarked on a resolution for 2017.</b><p>And maybe a good percentage will already have given up and decided that maybe the following year will be the time to finally write that bestselling novel.<p>But why do we keep putting things off? Why is …

Procrastination

Devs share some of the simplest AI tricks in the book

Designing and coding artificial intelligences for video games is tricky business, and everyone's bag of tricks is different. So what's in yours?<p>In a …

Game Design

'Super-parenting' improves children's autism

<b>Giving mums and dads the skills to become "super parents" can dramatically improve their child's autism, a long-term study has shown.</b><p>In the training, parents watched films of themselves playing with their child while a therapist gave precise tips for helping their child communicate.<p>"What is …

Autism

Science-Based Weight Training

Training for strength is the most important and effective exercise that you can do, and virtually everyone, from teenagers to the elderly, can and …

More than two sugary drinks a day greatly increases diabetes risk, study shows

Drinking more than two sugary or artificially sweetened soft drinks a day greatly increases the risk of diabetes, research has shown.<p>The Swedish study found that consuming more than two 200ml drinks more than doubled the chances of developing type 2 diabetes. A serious soft drink habit consisting …

Diabetes

How Elon Musk Plans to Go to Mars

SpaceX plans to build a “self-sustaining city” on Mars, according to its founder Elon Musk. But, while we now know a lot more about how SpaceX plans …

HIIT: Is there a shortcut to exercise?

<b>We all know that exercise is good for us, but often struggle to do the 150 minutes of moderate level activity a week that's recommended. So what's the alternative, asks Michael Mosley.</b><p>A few years ago, while making a Horizon documentary called The Truth about Exercise I was introduced to something …

Exercise

The Secret To Overcoming Procrastination: It's Not About Willpower

Procrastination is a universal problem. Even the most irritatingly well-organized people know the agony of putting something off until the last ... …

8 Logical Fallacies That Fuel Anti-Science Sentiments

We need science more than ever, yet many people find it hard to get accurate information about the scientific method and its achievements. Making …

Scientific Method

Izle leads Game Connection Development Award winners

Game Connection Europe held its annual Development Awards this week in Paris, with Area Effect's <i>Izle</i> leading the way with five wins. Each of the ten …

Sharing Sony's tech: A look inside the Authoring Tools Framework

0<p>SHARES<p>New and smaller developers may well gaze at masterpieces like The Last of Us and wish they had access to the types of tools used to create …

New Twitch category shines spotlight on games development

0<p>SHARES<p>Twitch has added a new category that focuses on games development, offering an insight into the game creation process.<p>The new category – …

What Is "This Thing Called Science"?

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>Science is a beautiful thing. With it, we can understand the nature of the universe around us, explaining what was once thought …

OnePlus One review: a $300 smartphone has never looked so good

Look at your phone. If you can honestly admit that you love <i>every single thing</i> about it, I have good news: You can stop reading this review, since it won't have an impact on your happiness. But if there's even one thing you wish your smartphone could do better, it means you had to make compromises …

'King's League: Odyssey'

The idea behind the TouchArcade Game of the Week is that every Friday afternoon we post the <i>one</i> game that came out this week that we think is worth …

Lift Weight Lose Fat: Why Women Need to Strength Train – By Allison Moyer

I’ve authored many articles throughout my years in the fitness industry. Some are informative, some personal, some funny, and some inspirational. …

Inspiration

Women: Running into Trouble

By , articles.elitefts.com<p>When I look at the fat guy in the gym wasting his time on forearm curls to lose weight, I don’t feel sympathy. The big …

The Low Down on Pull Ups: 10 Ways to Repair and Strengthen Your Pull Ups

<b>Feeling down about getting up?</b> Here are ten ways you can repair bad movement in your pull ups, strengthen your muscles, and get yourself over that …

The Right Way to Interval Train

In case you haven't noticed, high intensity exercise is in. These days, the focus is on interval training—how the truly elite athletes get in peak shape. And the news couldn’t be more positive. But it’s also incredibly confusing. It seems like a new study comes out every other week claiming to have …

Research