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40 Foods with Superpowers

<b>Alaskan King Crab</b><b><br>Bone Builder</b><br>High in protein and low in fat, the sweet flesh of the king crab is spiked with zinc—a whopping 7 milligrams per 3.5-ounce serving. "Zinc is an antioxidant, but more important, it helps support healthy bone mass and immune function," says Susan Bowerman, assistant …

The Truth About Fiber

<b>All Fiber is Created Equal</b><i><br>FALSE:</i> There are two basic types of fiber, with different functions. Insoluble fiber is found in wheat bran, nuts, and many vegetables. Its structure is thick and rough, and it won't dissolve in water, so it zips through your digestive tract and increases stool bulk. …

6 Strategies to Boost Your HDL Cholesterol

Think you can wait 3 years? You can't. A man with a low HDL-cholesterol level—40 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dl) or lower—can have as much as a three times greater risk of death from heart disease. So unless you're blessed with blood that consistently scores in the mid-40s or higher, you need to …

The Protein Shake That Helps You Build Muscle Faster | Men's Health

The latter is where most guys mess up, says Brian St. Pierre, M.S., R.D., C.S.C.S., sports dietitian and nutrition coach at Precision Nutrition. “A lot of guys just don’t realize just how much they have to eat if they’re trying to add lean mass,” he says.<p>Your move: Drink a daily super shake—a …

6 Health Threats You Can't Ignore

Recognize the symptoms that are worth your worry.<p>In most cases, men use a three-tiered system for handling medical problems: Gaping flesh wounds warrant a trip to the E.R., blood-flecked phlegm calls for a doctor visit, and anything less demands a big dose of "suck it up."<p>And you know what? …

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Find the Best Sleeping Pill for You

<b>Problem: An Occasional Saboteur of Sleep, Like Bad News</b> <b><br>Try:</b> Benadryl <b><br>Pros:</b> Inexpensive; available over the counter. <b><br>Cons:</b> Taking Benadryl has been known to cause dizziness, especially among older people.<p><b>Problem: Excessive Trouble Falling Asleep</b> <b><br>Try:</b> Ambien and Lunesta <b><br>Pros:</b> Price. Ambien is generic; …

Improve 5 Vital Signs for a Healthier Heart

<b>Gauge Your Gains</b> <br>Before you begin, have your blood pressure measured; request blood work, being sure to ask for a "high-sensitivity" CRP test; and buy a heart-rate monitor—we like the Polar F11. After 5 weeks, check your vitals again.<p><b>Cholesterol</b><br>Whereas many doctors like to describe LDL cholesterol …

7 Steps to Reduce Stroke Risk

Strike back at stroke risk with these seven strategies<p>A man's last years ought to be spent strapped to the fighting chair of a game-fisher while battling a black marlin, not tethered to a nursing-home bed, incontinent and unable to talk.<p>But the latter is a likely scenario if you're one of …

Medical Research

5 Health Tests that Could Save Your Life

Of course, 10 grand might be worth it if all that random screening actually did any good: But a seminal study by the Rand Corporation found that patients who had the most screenings over 5 years were no healthier than those given less medical attention.<p>This isn't to say executive health exams are …

40 Age-Erasing Superfoods

<b>2. Flaxseeds</b><br>Rich in protein and fiber, these little seeds offer a payload of omega-3 fatty acids, which erase spots and iron out fine lines in the skin. <i>The British Journal of Nutrition</i> reported that participants in one study who downed about half a teaspoon of omega-3s daily in 6 weeks experienced …

Racial differences seen among fitness levels in married men | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - African American married men have lower odds of meeting federal physical activity guidelines than white married men, according to a new study.<p>“Other studies indicate African American men are less physically active than white men,” so finding that the difference persists within …

African-American News

8 Pushup Routines That Are Better Than ‘AMRAP’

These cutting-edge workouts will help you get better results from this classic exercise<p>We all agree that the pushup is a great exercise. But if your routine consists of just doing as many reps as possible, you aren’t getting the most you can out of this movement.<p>Take your ground game to the next …

Workouts

The 21-Day Shred: 10 Kitchen and Cooking Essentials

Taylor Digital Scale and Measuring Cup<p>This digital scale, and measuring cup combo holds 4-cups and can weigh up to 6.6 lbs of ingredients. Handy when …

How Poor Sleep Could Lead to Diabetes

Here’s what might be happening: When you’re short on sleep, your body tends to pump out growth hormone for longer periods of time, and secrete higher levels of stress hormones like cortisol and adrenaline. Those hormonal changes seem to prompt cells in your body to release more fatty acids into …

The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis

Pope Francis has made no secret of his intention to radically reform the administrative structures of the Catholic church, which he regards as insular, imperious, and bureaucratic. He understands that in a hyper-kinetic world, inward-looking and self-obsessed leaders are a liability.<p>Last year, just …

Leadership

Blood Pressure: How Low Do You Really Need To Go?

How low should you go?<p>Take these two key steps<p>Even if your blood pressure is moderately elevated, our experts say that you might not need to start …

Toca-Tuned 2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan Makes 600 HP for SEMA

Another modified 2015 Hyundai Genesis sedan is being teased ahead of the 2014 SEMA show. Built by Chicago-based tuning company Toca Marketing Group, the 2015 Genesis features performance and aesthetic upgrades that are said to take it “head-to-head with German super sedans.”<p>Here, the 2015 Hyundai …

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How to Get the Best Car Loan

Some consumers will spend days making sure they get the lowest price on a vehicle, yet they won't bother to shop for the best auto loan. If you don't …

The Truth About Strength Training Program

Sean Hyson, CSCS

10 Things Interviewers Really Want to Know When They Ask These Questions

Don't take your interviewer's questions at face value. Often, the reasons why she's asking you these questions is not just to hear your answers, but …

Employment

Measure Backward, Not Forward

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>We often measure our progress by looking forward. We set goals. We plan …

Ten Keys to Happiness

1. Listen to your body’s wisdom, which expresses itself through signals of comfort and discomfort. When choosing a certain behavior, ask your body, …

Deepak Chopra

How Choosing the Right Car Can Lower Your Insurance Premium - Consumer Reports News

When shopping for a car, you naturally scrutinize the sticker price, look at safety and fuel economy, compare dealers, and calculate financing. Since …

How To Get Strong Abs Without Doing A Single Sit-Up

You don't really want to do a hundredth sit-up, do you? They're one of those exercises you can do for ages -- often without dramatic results.<p>In fact, experts tend to agree that crunches and sit-ups are not only <b>not the fast-track to washboard abs</b>, they may even hurt the neck and back. And let's not …

Social Security and Unpaid Student Loans: What the Feds Won't Tell You

At a Senate Committee hearing this week, the Government Accountability Office, a research arm of the Congress, reported that 155,000 people last year had their Social Security checks docked to pay off a delinquent student loan. Other news outlets have reported a similar statistic.<p>None of these …

The Future of High-Definition Audio Is Here

How to listen to the best of the best new Blu-ray and vinyl music releases.<p><b>"We're barely getting five percent</b> of the what the artist recorded when we listen to music these days," David Crosby, the Byrds legend and one-fourth of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young told me when we sat down to talk about the …

Car Salesman Confidential: Fear and Desire

I once worked for a man — who was a very good manager — who told me, “It’s far easier to fire someone than it is to turn them into a success.” I couldn’t agree more.<p>The job of all sales managers, like all coaches, is to turn their players — their salespeople — into winners. But it’s very, very hard …

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