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General Mills' VC Arm Leads $17M Investment in the Plant-Based Food Company Urban Remedy

The food industry veteran John Foraker will join Urban Remedy as an independent board member.<p>Urban Remedy, a plant-based organic food and beverage company, has closed $17 million in Series B funding led by 301 INC, the investment arm of General Mills. This brings the company's total financing to …

How Mark Cuban, Arianna Huffington and Bill Gates Use Social Media to Build Their Brand

These CEOs stand out on social media in a time when many of their peers still don't even have an online presence.<p>Many CEOs and entrepreneurs still have their hesitations on whether or not to have a personal account active on social media, even though the year is 2018!<p>A report from CEO.com showed …

The Top 50 Healthyish Cookbooks of All Time

As the weather starts to cool off, we tend to spend more time in our kitchens, tinkering with new recipes and learning new cooking techniques. In …

Recipes

21 Chia Seed Recipes That Aren't Just Pudding

Let’s chat about chia seeds for a sec. The ancient Mexican seed has climbed up the popularity ladder in recent years as we’ve come to realize its …

Free radicals: How do they affect the body?

Free radicals are unstable atoms that can damage cells, causing illness and aging.<p>Free radicals are linked to aging and a host of diseases, but …

Oven Fried Chicken Breasts

Chicken is a classic staple for a reason: it's flavorful and easy to cook. But we can often fall into a habit of cooking chicken the same way over …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s summer courgette recipes

It’s time we gave courgettes the praise they deserve<p>Looking back on what I’ve written about courgettes in the past, I see that I’ve been too apologetic. I’ve always loved these baby marrows, but for some reason have felt the need to justify them. For example, my adoration of stuffed courgettes, …

Garlicky Kale Salad with Crispy Chickpeas

Sometimes a girl just needs a hearty kale salad.There’s no explaining why; she just does.So move out of the way and <i>give her</i> that kale salad.She …

Healthy Eating

Malcolm Gladwell: Here's why you should slow down and do less

The constant connectedness of life in 2017 often puts a premium on speed: the sooner, the faster, the better. "The more output you produce, the …

The CEO of a multimillion-dollar company explains what he did in his 20s to set himself up for success in his 30s

In his 20s Gary Vaynerchuk worked his "face off."<p>The CEO of media empire VaynerMedia sat down with Alyson Shontell, the editor in chief of Business …

8 TED talks that will change how you think about human psychology

TED talks on psychology rank as some of the most-watched and highest-rated of all-time, most likely because people are endlessly fascinated with …

Self-improvement

In Rare Unity, Hospitals, Doctors and Insurers Criticize Health Bill

It is a rare unifying moment. Hospitals, doctors, health insurers and some consumer groups, with few exceptions, are speaking with one voice and urging significant changes to the Republican health care legislation that passed the House on Thursday.<p>The bill’s impact is wide-ranging, potentially …

Health Care

‘I don’t know who I am without it’: the truth about long-term antidepressant use

Prescriptions have doubled in a decade, but very little is known about the effect of taking SSRIs for years and years. Is it a lifesaver or a happiness trap?<p>Tell us about your experiences<p>Sarah never planned to take antidepressants for 14 years. Three years after she began taking them, when she was …

Cognitive Psychologists Say Overcoming This One Bias Leads to Public Speaking Success

People who excel at giving presentations or public speaking take specific steps to improve.<p>A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gave us a glimpse into how successful leaders think. His advice: "Don't be a know-it-all; be a learn-it-all."<p>Cognitive psychologists are finding that there's …

Public Speaking

8 Ways to Train Your Brain to Become More Positive

When our brains go negative that can eat away at our productivity, creativity and decision-making skills.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>It’s been said that humans on average can have anywhere from 12,000 to 60,000 thoughts per day -- if not more. Pretty fascinating, right?<p>Here’s the issue. …

How stevia may help to control blood sugar

An increasing number of people are opting for more healthful alternatives to sugar, and stevia has become a popular choice, particularly among people …

Are You Losing Followers? Ask Yourself These Questions.

It's time to get brutally honest. If your growth has stalled out, or never quite took off like you'd hoped, ask yourself the following questions.<p>As a media entrepreneur trying to grow my online readership, YouTube viewership and audio listenership, I understand the struggle that is building a …

5 Ways to Create Content That Breaks Down Trust Barriers

Building trust is a long game, and it takes more than a company website with an updated "About" page to build it successfully.<p>Since the Brexit decision (and the gradual withdrawal process that began in late March), many U.K. consumers have been faced with a harsh reality: having to pay more for the …

100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity

Gain some inspiration for the new year with these motivational quotes.<p>Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more …

Motivation

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Meal-Prep 5 Paleo Dinners With Just 8 Ingredients

Calling for delivery or going the restaurant route may sound like taking the easy way out on busy weeknights, but if you’re going Paleo, those may …

Seafood

31 Lettuce Wraps That Aren't Just Skimpy Appetizers

Move over, sandwiches.<p>Don’t get us wrong, we love chowing down on a hearty sub as much as the next person. But when so many people seem to be eating …

7 Recipes That Prove Almond Flour Is the Best Thing in Your Pantry

If you’re experimenting with gluten- and grain-free substitutes for regular flour, the almond variety should be on your must-try list. Low in carbs, …

Gluten

The Best Food Instagram Accounts

When we set out to find the best Instagram accounts for healthy eating, we first had to answer the question, “What does it mean to ‘eat healthy’?”<p>It’s a fair question that even our government is trying to tackle. And almost everyone has an opinion. It’s high-fat, low-carb. No, it’s low-fat, …

Recipes

The Top 10 Mistakes Meal Planning Beginners Make (and How to Solve Them)

The approach you take for meal planning makes all the difference in setting yourself up for success. Of course tips and strategies for getting …

Cooking

18 Healthy Dinners That Are 5 Ingredients or Less

We've all been there — the fridge is almost empty, the cupboard is gathering cobwebs, and that trip to the grocery store just keeps getting pushed back. In times like this, it's easy to reach for that bowl of microwavable mac 'n' cheese or order takeout, ultimately throwing any health-conscious …

Healthy Eating

Make Room for Metabolism

Make Room for MetabolismUnusual metabolic activity illuminates embryonic development, cancerBy STEPHANIE DUTCHENFri, 2017-03-03Move over, cell …

Harvard Medical School

The Limits of Personalized Medicine

A new study suggests that knowing their genetic risk of disease doesn’t motivate people to change their behavior.<p>Personalized medicine—the idea that genetic testing can reveal a person’s unique risks for various illnesses, as well as the most effective treatments—has attracted a huge amount of …

Personalized Medicine

A Visual Guide to Spice Combos So You Can Season Like a Champ

How many times have you started a recipe only to realize you’re missing four of the spices listed? Or you just downed the best spoonful of chicken …

Curries

Top 6 tips and tricks to speed up Outlook 2016 on Windows 10

Outlook 2016 is a powerful client with a ton of features, add-ins, and integrations that make it perfect for anyone who relies daily on email. …