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Can You Eat Dairy If You Have Acid Reflux?

Do you experience acid reflux after eating certain meals or foods? Your reflux may have a specific dietary link.<p>If you’re lactose intolerant, for …

Can the science of autophagy boost your health?

<b>A little-known scientific process is being hailed as the new way to lose weight, look younger and prolong life.</b><p>Autophagy is a natural regeneration process that occurs at a cellular level in the body, reducing the likelihood of contracting some diseases as well as prolonging lifespan.<p>In 2016, …

I polled 1,500 people about their best relationship advice — and everyone said the same thing

I think most newlyweds do this — ask for advice, I mean, not s--- the same bed — especially after a few cocktails from the open bar they just paid way too much money for.<p>But, of course, not being satisfied with just a few wise words, I had to take it a step further.<p>See, I have access to hundreds of …

You get 45% more testosterone when you don’t masturbate for a week

There’s a lot of rumour and misconception swirling around male abstinence.<p>Online communities like reddit’s“Nofap”group encourage each other to …

Intermittent fasting may be center of increasing lifespan

Manipulating mitochondrial networks inside cells — either by dietary restriction or by genetic manipulation that mimics it — may increase lifespan …

The Power of Ketones

If you are a serious athlete, <b>you have undoubtedly heard the word “ketone” floating around here and there</b>, probably from researching something about …

Diabetes

Tibet's Next Leader Warns How Apathy Can Kill

<i>The 17th Karmapa of Tibet, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, has been called the future “shepherd of the Tibetan people,” a Buddhist leader-in-waiting who may one</i> …

Hinduism

Post-Workout Fat Loss

Powerlifters and mass monsters should mix their post-workout whey protein with a hefty dose of fast-acting carbs, but a recent study seems to …

Even moderate drinking can damage the brain, claim researchers

Moderate alcohol consumption can impair cognitive function, says study, countering suggestions that low levels of drinking can help protect the brain<p>Drinking even moderate amounts of alcohol can damage the brain and impair cognitive function over time, researchers have claimed.<p>While heavy drinking …

Alcohol

Exercises in Cognitive Dissonance - The Big Picture

Yesterday, we looked at the question so many investors seem to have about President Trump. I tried to show why giving in to your assumptions and …

The formula for winning at life is actually incredibly simple

Welcome, Player One, to a strategy guide for the game known as life.<p>As you’ve undoubtedly discovered, the game of life is often quite difficult. You will face unexpected challenges and long periods of frustration. You will often struggle with self-doubt, feel overwhelmed by helplessness and loss, …

Self-improvement

Study Challenges Popular Thinking on Cholesterol and Heart Attacks

Does having high cholesterol mean a heart attack is in your near future?<p>Maybe not, say researchers at the Minneapolis Heart Institute …

Parents' mobile use harms family life, say secondary pupils

<b>An overuse of mobile phones by parents disrupts family life, according to a survey of secondary pupils.</b><p>More than a third of 2,000 11 to 18-year-olds who responded to a poll said they had asked their parents to stop checking their devices.<p>And 14% said their parents were online at meal times, …

Are We Wrong About What Makes Food Healthy? | Goop

Some of the foods we think are the healthiest may play a role in leaky gut, autoimmune disorders, and other diseases, says goop contributor, Steven …

Wellness

What's the most convincing argument against porn? Science.

San Francisco, Calif., Nov 12, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In 2013, Beyonce Knowles topped GQ’s list of “The 100 Hottest Women of the 21st …

Catholicism

Gain More Muscle Mass by Eating Chocolate?

Let’s face it; there is so much awesome food in the world that it can be hard to maintain a healthy diet.<p>For many people, good food is one of the …

Muscle

How to Build a 'Franken-Startup' Entirely Out of Software Services

As an entrepreneur, you can stretch your labor farther by making machines do most of it.<p>There are two pieces of advice every founder has heard: Keep your startup as lean as possible, and only do things that are high-leverage uses of your time. There's an obvious tension here: How are you supposed …

Small Business

Why Most People Will Never Be Successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, and how you relate.<p>So why won’t most people be successful?<p>Why don’t most people evolve?<p>The more …

What happens to your brain when you give up sugar

Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have.<p>My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania -- the "Chocolate Capital of the World" -- doesn't help either of us.<p>But Andrew is braver than I am. Last year, he gave …

Nutrition

Turning Back The Muscle Clock

<b>The right supplements can enhance the energy capacity, repair, and regeneration of aging muscle.</b> <b>By George L. Redmon, PhD, ND</b><b>PQ:</b><i> “</i>The negative …

4 rituals from the philosophy of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius that will make you mentally stronger

Because there have been good solutions to the underlying problem for about, oh, 2,000 years. The ancient Stoic philosophers really knew what they were doing when it came to building mental toughness.<p>In fact…<p>What's the most effective psychological tool we have today? Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. …

This Devilishly Difficult Online Game Is Scientifically Shown to Improve Brain Function

Never heard of a dual n-back game? Here's why you should give it a try.<p>Brain-improving games have mostly been debunked. But there's still one that may be worth a try.<p>Can playing an online game make your brain work better? Earlier this year, the maker of the Lumosity app, which widely advertised …

The Brain

How Cold Showers Can Change Your Brain And Boost Your Mental Health

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

Productivity

23 incredible tiny homes from around the world

Real estate is constantly getting more expensive, and we're facing overpopulation and environmental damage. Tiny homes can help solve these issues, but many also prefer them to traditional housing because they're the perfect hybrid of comfort and convenience, since they are often mobile.<p>On roofs, …

Scientist Accidentally Discovers the World's Newest Shade of Blue and It's Gorgeous

So you agree? You think it's really pretty?<p>"Serendipitously," in 2009, Oregon State University chemist Mas Subramanian created the gorgeous blue pigment you see above, the university reports. Now, the "near-perfect" pigment has been perfected and will be sold as commercial coatings and plastics, …

What Higher Consciousness Really Means, How We Attain It, and What It Does for the Human Spirit

“At such moments, the world reveals itself as quite different: a place of suffering and misguided effort … but also a place of tenderness and longing, beauty, and touching vulnerability. “<p><i>“[Leonardo da Vinci’s] unique brain wiring … allowed him the opportunity to experience the world from the</i> …

Matt Kahn, The Heart of Ascension (Repost)

<i>Reposted. Very long but sound teaching.</i><p><b>Matt Kahn, The Heart of Ascension</b><p>TrueDivineNature.com<p><i>Thanks to Ellen and Janie for help with this</i> …

Get Out of Your Own Light: Aldous Huxley on Who We Are, the Trap of Language, and the Necessity of Mind-Body Education

“In all the activities of life, from the simplest physical activities to the highest intellectual and spiritual activities, our whole effort must be to get out of our own light.”<p><b>Aldous Huxley</b> endures as one of the most visionary and unusual minds of the twentieth century — a man of strong …

How to Be a Mystic

Being a mystic is a lifelong process of learning and deep contemplation which you can't afford to treat as a game. Identifying the spiritual practice …