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​Skip the Supplements—Here are 30 Foods to Eat Instead

You don’t need pricey pills to unlock optimal health​<p>There’s a lot of good research backing the health benefits of some supplements.<p>The problem: While the pills used in scientific studies are carefully tested for quality and dosage accuracy, most consumer OTC supplements are largely unregulated, …

All You Need Is 2 Dumbbells and 15 Minutes to Smoke Your Entire Body

This down and dirty workout will target every major muscle group in your body<p><b>Trainer:</b> Jeremy Scott, owner at Jeremy Scott Fitness in Scottsdale, Arizona.<p><b>Benefits:</b> This total-body workout will strengthen your core, shoulders, arms, back, and legs. Plus, it will improve your hamstring and hip …

Earth - Plants can see, hear and smell – and respond

Plants, according to Jack C Schultz, "are just very slow animals".<p>This is not a misunderstanding of basic biology. Schultz is a professor in the Division of Plant Sciences at the University of Missouri in Columbia, and has spent four decades investigating the interactions between plants and …

Revealed! 97% of human body is made up of stardust!

Stars are made up of almost two dozen chemical elements, but researchers only listed those elements that are considered to be the building blocks of …

How to Nail One Of the Hardest Abs Exercises On the Planet

You need to work your way up to this extreme core-scorcher<p>The L-sit is one of the greatest tests of overall core strength and stability, says Sean Garner, a trainer at Anatomy at 1220 in Miami Beach, Fla.<p>It’s so tough, you probably won’t be able to do it on your first try.<p>To pass the test in less …

7 Foods Doctors Always Eat

Think of these foods as your shield against a costly doc visit<p>Here’s what most guys buy at the store: beef, chicken, sugary desserts, and alcohol. Really: The research firm Hartman Group studied this recently. Those categories are also among the top sources of calories in the American diet.<p>Beef and …

Nutrition

Stephen King Explains the Key to His Creativity: Not Losing the Dream-State Thinking All Children Are Born With

While nothing could make me personally want to return to childhood, children do, for better or for worse, perceive the world more vividly than …

Working-class

Why You Definitely Want To Keep Your Kidneys Happy—And 4 Easy Ways To Do It

These days there's no shortage of chatter about exercises for heart health, cancer-fighting foods, and recipes for keeping blood sugar in check. But there's less talk about the kidneys, the twin organs that many doctors have deemed the unsung heroes of the human body. Not only do they help keep …

Your New Favorite 5-Move Total-Body Workout

Strengthen your shoulders, back, core, and lower body with this fast routine<p><b>Trainer:</b> Idalis Velazquez, a Miami-based personal trainer and founder of I.V. Fitness.<p><b>Benefit:</b> Turkish getups recruit many of the upper-body muscles most exercises neglect, Velazquez says. Combine them with the other four …

How Successful Men Bounce Back From Failure

Here’s how to profit from your screwups<p>The day after his team lost the Super Bowl and he walked out of his post-game press conference in a spell of frustration, the Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton justified his behavior succinctly: “Show me a good loser and I’ll show you a loser,” Newton said.<p>On the …

Ivy League

Why This Fully Organic Drive-Thru Is On a Mission to Reinvent Fast Food

Can we get the wild salmon with an organic coffee to go, please?<p>You wouldn’t expect to find fresh-pressed juices, paleo omelets, or grilled salmon at your local drive-thru.<p>But you <i>can</i> find all of those meals at Grown, the first organic-certified fast food restaurant with a drive-thru on the east …

10 Kid’s Meals That Have More Sugar Than a Can Of Pepsi

Sometimes the smallest meals come with the biggest price<p>You know that even a junior-sized Wendy’s Frosty comes loaded with the sweet stuff.<p>But some fast food kid’s menus hide sugar bombs that are more difficult to detect.<p>Here are 10 crazy offenders with more sugar than a can of Pepsi. (That’s 41 …

The Workout You Need to Do If You Want Bigger, Stronger Shoulders

It’ll make you better at pullups, too<p>It’s often said that the shoulders are the lynchpin of the upper body. The shoulder is a very hypermobile ball and socket joint that needs to be hit from many angles and directions for structural balance and injury prevention.<p>That’s why I always incorporate …

Metabolism

Earth warming to climate tipping point, warns study

<b>A warmer world will release vast volumes of carbon into the atmosphere, potentially triggering dangerous climate change, scientists warn.</b><p>Writing in journal Nature, they project that an increase of 1C (1.8F) will release an additional 55 billion tonnes of carbon into the atmosphere by 2050.<p>This …

Climate Change

North Dakota Pipeline: Protesters vow to stand ground

<b>(CNN) —</b> The protesters fighting to block the Dakota Access Pipeline have vowed to stand their ground despite growing calls for them to leave and threats of prosecution from law enforcement.<p>Since late summer, protesters have stood beside members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota who …

CNN

Why You Should Do Exactly 21 Reps to Build a Bigger Chest

Or any other muscle, for that matter<p>The ‘21s’ method is a muscle-building technique that has stood the test of time—but you rarely see it applied to anything other than biceps curls.<p>The concept is simple: During a set of 21 reps, you’ll progress through three different ranges of motion to focus on …

How to Transform Your Stress Into Insane Productivity, According to Harvard Psychologists

Stress is sometimes unavoidable — here’s how to turn it into your best friend.<p>We know that stress is bad for us, and that it causes everything from …

Here's how a $50 drug ends up costing you $700 in America's healthcare system

For years they've been watching their customers struggle to pay for prescription drugs, even when they have generic or over-the-counter alternatives. These drugs are supposed to treat simple, everyday ailments, like acid reflux and heartburn.<p>In the case of acid reflux, the drug in question is …

Pharma

The 3 Life-Changing Tips That Helped This Guy Beat Knee Pain and Get JACKED

He once had the knees of an 80-year-old. Now he’s in the best shape of his life<p>You know what they say: No pain, no gain. But that old training mantra is outdated, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p>There’s a fine line between the moderate discomfort that’s normal during a hard workout and …

Exercise

David Foster Wallace Empowered a Generation to Talk About Mental Health

He wrote. We tweet.<p>Oct 10, 2016<p>Today, on World Mental Health Day, everyone should take the time to read David Foster Wallace's "The Depressed Person."<p>Published in <i>Harper's</i> in 1998, "The Depressed Person" is a short story about an unnamed woman with major clinical depression who attempts to dissect …

Mental Health

How the most productive people power through their to-do lists

There's plenty of good advice on how to be productive. But most of it makes you feel like you need to turn yourself into a machine. You don't want to …

Time Management

No country on Earth is taking the 2 degree climate target seriously

If we mean what we say, no more new fossil fuels, anywhere.<p>One of the morbidly fascinating aspects of climate change is how much cognitive dissonance it generates, in individuals and nations alike.<p>The more you understand the brutal logic of climate change — what it could mean, the effort necessary …

This World-First Farm Grows Vegetables in The Desert With Nothing But Sun And Seawater

Farming: Mad Max-style.<p>Sundrop Farms in the South Australian desert manages to grow 17,000 tonnes of tomatoes every year using nothing but sunlight …

Science-Backed Ways To Build Confidence When You Feel Like You’re Out Of Your League

Forget about faking it ’til you make it, these tips will trick your brain into thinking you’re all that.<p>Whether you are interviewing for a job that feels beyond your current abilities, demonstrating a skill that feels rusty, or working with someone who is difficult and challenging, there are dozens …

How Junk Food Can Damage Your Kidneys As Much As Type 2 Diabetes

Seems every month another bit of smart research craps on fast food’s head—and this month is no different. A study in <i>Experimental Physiology</i> has tied …

What not to eat: 5 foods nutritionists avoid

Guess what? There are bad foods. I’m not one of those nutritionists who is going to say, “There are no bad foods” and “Everything in moderation” is OK.<p>I will tell you that eating anything every once in a while will not completely disrupt your health. But that doesn’t mean fried Oreos aren’t bad. …

21 Superfoods Your Brain Wants You To Eat

These foods are a great way to give your memory a serious boost<p>As you will soon discover, these foods are delicious, readily available, and worth the minimal effort it takes to include them in your diet. And the rewards are great. Include at least five of these foods in your daily diet (though feel …

19 Genius Training Tips You Should Steal From the Best Gyms In the Country

To get fit fast, you need to train smart. The brightest minds in fitness reveal how to elevate your workouts—and accelerate your results<p>We’ve seen the future of fitness, and it looks a lot like the present.<p>It still involves heavy weights and copious amounts of sweat, but it also includes heart rate …

The Best Triceps Exercise You’re Not Already Doing

Try this new variation on the triceps extension to stimulate more gains<p>There’s nothing wrong with a regular triceps extension. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be improved upon.<p>In this variation—the rolling overhead triceps extension—you’ll focus on just the eccentric, or lowering, phase of the move. …