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MIND diet includes variety of healthy foods, is safe for most

<b><br>DEAR MAYO CLINIC:</b> What exactly is the MIND diet, and can it really help prevent dementia? Is it a healthy diet for everyone?<p><b>ANSWER:</b> The MIND diet is …

Mediterranean Diet Menu Plan - Five Kitchen Essentials

The first step to starting the Mediterranean Diet is to do a little shopping. While you don't need a pantry full of exotic ingredients, chances are …

Educar en el presente pensando en el futuro: cómo renovar nuestro sistema educativo

Estos días en que parece que muchas cosas van a empezar a cambiar (al menos en algunos lugares), quiero ilusionarme pensando que una de ellas va a …

Controla tu ansiedad ante los exámenes finales

En la Universidad, los exámenes han comenzado, las evaluaciones de colegios e institutos están a punto de arrancar y la selectividad, a dos golpes de …

11 Healthy Grain Salads Great for Dinner, And Even Better the Next Day for Lunch

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Long forgotten grains are suddenly everywhere and it’s cause for celebration and exploration. Quinoa and farro and freekeh, oh my! …

Four Ways to Make Difficult, Serious Conversations More Productive

Difficult conversations—whether with friends, family, or spouses—are hard enough without one wrong step turning them into a full-blown fight. Here …

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This research is critical to understanding how inquiry-based teachers will need to engage students. In the coming system, attitude trumps rote …

Why Teaching Poetry Is So Important

The oft-neglected literary form can help students learn in ways that prose can't.<p>16 years after enjoying a high school literary education rich in poetry, I am a literature teacher who barely teaches it. So far this year, my 12th grade literature students have read nearly 200,000 words for my class. …

25 of the Weirdest Food Beauty Hacks That ACTUALLY Work

Sometimes it’s best to use your food for reasons other than a meal. Besides making food art, another resourceful use of fruits, veggies and more is to make your own makeup and beauty essentials. Not only are they beneficial for your skin and hair, they also make you look pretty scrumptious ;) While …

Zuccardi’s Argentine Empanadas

For the dough: Put the flour and salt into a bowl. Using your fingers or two knives, blend the butter and fat into the dry ingredients until small …

5 Dishes to Make From the Top 5 Ranked World Cup Nations

Here, five delicious foods that represent FIFA's top five-ranked World Cup contenders.<p>Here, five delicious foods that represent FIFA's top …

Bacon-and-Egg Pizza

This over-the-top breakfast pizza features crisp bacon, custardy scrambled eggs and two cheeses—Brie and mozzarella. <b>Slideshows:</b> Breakfast for Dinner …

Grilled Chicken Wings with Vinegar and Chiles

4 Servings<p>These wings are hot, sweet, and tangy.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 chiles de árbol or ½ tsp. red pepper flakes<p>2 pounds chicken wings, tips removed, flats and drumettes separated<p>½ cup rice vinegar<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>4 garlic cloves, peeled, smashed<p>1 tablespoon agave syrup (nectar) or honey<p>2 …

5 Tips to Motivate Yourself When You're Student

What student doesn’t need a little motivational push for doing homework? Doing homework is not something that comes willingly if you’re not motivated …

Motivation

Principles and Tips to Deal with Difficult People

The investigative in-law. The bossy boss. The crying child. The nasty neighbor. The cranky colleague. You may prefer to categorize them all as …

10 Irish Recipes to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Here, 10 recipes that would charm any leprechaun.<p>Happy St. Patrick's Day! Here, 10 recipes that would charm any …

Will Brain Training Make You Any Smarter? | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Brain training is the latest self-improvement craze. Last year over <i>one billion dollars</i> was spent on brain training programs. But are they worth the …

The Brain

Blog in harmony with nature

Antioxidants<p>Green tea - contains a lot of substances which positively influence the brain, blood vessels and maintaining proper body mass. Green tea …

The Food Lab Lite: The Best Spanish-Style Garlic Shrimp (Gambas al Ajillo)

Sweet shrimp in garlicky olive oil is just about the ideal tapas bar snack. The sweet shrimp and garlic aroma go perfectly with a nice sherry, while the leftover oil at the bottom of the earthenware dish is the ideal sopping-up liquid for good Spanish bread. It's also one of those dishes that, even …

Meditation and Mindfulness

Many long-time meditators have watched the rise in popularity of meditation and mindfulness with great interest. For decades the research into meditation's benefits have been well documented, but it's the studies into such things as better performance and a rise in productivity that have attracted …

Ramen: The Ultimate Broke Food, and How to Make It at Home

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: The next best thing to a SAD lamp this time of year? A</i> …

News Literacy: Critical-Thinking Skills for the 21st Century

How can these coexist? How can students be so technologically savvy while also displaying their lack of basic skills for navigating the digital world?<p>…

Teaching

The 9 Essential Habits Of Mentally Strong People

In 1914, Thomas Edison's lab burned down, and years' worth of his work was destroyed. This could easily be described as the worst thing to happen to Edison, but the inventor instead chose to see it as an energizing opportunity that forced him to rebuild and re-examine much of his work. Edison …