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Garður Landhouse / Studio Granda

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Garður is a large parcel of land on the east bank of the Ytri Rangá river. It’s a harsh landscape with …

This Son Built His Aging Dad a Chic & Sustainable Tiny House

For many seniors, tiny houses provide the most suitable living spaces because they're small, easier to navigate and require less upkeep. Undoubtedly, …

Sustainability

Cabin Østfold / Lund+Slaatto Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Østfold cabin is located in the Oslofjord archipelago, with great views of the sea and the adjacent …

Why the ketogenic diet may help fight diabetes, cancer

A diet extremely high in fat may not seem like the best way to lose fat. But there’s a growing body of research showing that the high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet is not only good for weight loss, but also may help in preventing disease.<p>The ketogenic diet, or keto, relies on using your fat …

Nutrition

Harvard study uncovers why fasting can lead to a longer and healthier life

Intermittent fasting diets are all the rage these days. We are seeing everything from the conservative 5:2 diet to more extreme fasting methods …

Holistic Medicine

Could intermittent fasting help to prevent Alzheimer's?

Diets can help you lose weight, improve your eating habits and focus on more nutritious foods. But could one particular diet actually help fight aging — and boost your brain health?<p>Some people believe intermittent fasting, where you dramatically reduce the amount of food you eat for short periods …

Holistic Medicine

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

Exercise

Here's How Much Exercise You Need Per Week To Live Longer

It’s official: If you want a longer life, you need to get moving.<p>A recent study published in the journal The Lancet found that the minimum amount of exercise you need to increase your longevity is approximately 150 minutes per week. The research also showed that everyday activities ― like cleaning …

Game of Thrones

10 Foods That Science Suggests Really Do Contribute To Long-Term Health

A bad diet is now a leading cause of death across the globe. Much of this is due to the fact that people who had previously eaten much healthier, traditional diets are now eating more “Westernized” fare. And its effects on global health are, unfortunately, showing.<p>Here in the U.S., it can sometimes …

Holistic Medicine

Prefab ‘Surf Shack’ offers nature getaway, flatpack-style

<i>Swoon</i><p>Fell in love with this gorgeous New Zealand backcountry hut-inspired home and want your own? You’re in luck. Backcountry Hut Company, a Canadian maker of prefab eco-shelters, has a new design out that offers many of the same features, including the simple shed roof and fabulous indoor-outdoor …

Two tiny houses and open-air sunroom combine into one family home

A promising option if you need a bit more space<p>The idea of a spacious tiny house may seem contradictory. Sure, there’s a strong strain of tiny home design trying to get as small and minimal as can be, but plenty of lifestyles call for roomier abodes that still embody tiny living benefits like more …

The reason a calorie-restricted diet extends your lifespan is in your genes

You've probably seen some headlines in recent years heralding the correlation between a lowered caloric intake and increased lifespan. The topic has …

​Can Studying Your Poop Help You Lose Weight? | Men’s Health

“Certain bacterial species play a decisive role in weight regulation and weight loss,” said lead author Arne Astrup of Denmark's University of Copenhagen in a press release. “Now we can explain why a high fiber diet does not always lead to weight loss. Human intestinal bacteria is an important part …

7 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age

Things like managing blood pressure, controlling cholesterol, and losing extra weight are good for your brain too.<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> …

The Brain

This diet could add 10 years to your life: study

Sticking to the Atkins diet could boost life expectancy by a decade, research suggests.<p>Experts found ditching carb-rich food for high-fat meals seems …

Here’s How Far You Actually Need to Run to Reap the Health Benefits

If you like to run but don’t looove to run, here’s some news that’s sure to put a bounce in your step.<p>If you like to run but don’t <i>looove</i> to run, …

Exercise

​ New Anti-Aging Drug Could Prevent Everything from Heart Disease to Cancer | Men’s Health

The older you get, the more senescent cells accumulate. And it’s this buildup that’s been linked to a whole host of age-related conditions, including many cancers, dementia, heart disease, arthritis, and osteoporosis. But senolytic drugs actually trigger a process called apoptosis—or the programmed …

​Vitamin B Can Cause Lung Cancer in Men | Men’s Health

Researchers recruited over 77,000 people over age 50, and asked them about how often, how much, and for how long they took vitamin B6, B9 (folic acid), and B12 supplements over the 10-year period leading up to the study. They also quizzed them on whether they were a current smoker, a former smoker …

Gap House is a Japanese home that makes the most of every inch

This house by Japanese office MUU Store Design Studio has a footprint of just 60 square metres.<p>Called Gap House, the property slots into a tight …

The Type of Exercise That Helps You Live Longer

Any type of exercise is good for your health. But in a recent study, researchers found that a specific type called high-intensity interval training …

Exercise

One Simple Lifestyle Change That Could Keep Your Brain Young

If you’re like the majority of Americans, developing dementia or Alzheimer’s as you age is a terrifying thought. But according to new research from …

The Brain

A Tiny Norwegian Winter Cabin That's Almost As Good As A/C

A tiny house covered in snow might seem like an unusual choice for a posting in August, but there's a method to this madness. Doesn't looking at that …

Framing

Rule that patients must finish antibiotics course is wrong, study says

Experts suggest patients should stop taking the drugs when they feel better rather than completing their prescription<p>Telling patients to stop taking antibiotics when they feel better may be preferable to instructing them to finish the course, according to a group of experts who argue that the rule …

Medicine

The Toll of Exercise on the Heart (and Why You May Not Need to Worry)

Does spending years running marathons or cycling for long distances potentially strain someone’s heart?<p>Two major new studies of athletes and their coronary arteries suggest that the answer may be a qualified yes. Both studies find that endurance athletes, especially men, who spend years training …

Medical Research

Did we evolve insomnia as a way to survive? - Futurity

The "poorly sleeping grandparent hypothesis" suggests insomnia was once a perk, not a problem.

Las Vegas

Vegetarian and vegan diets aren't necessarily more healthy

Especially if they don't involve actual vegetables.<p>Eliminating meat from a terrible diet doesn’t really make it any healthier, according to a study released today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. In fact, the study found that participants whose mostly-plant-based diets (think …

Holistic Medicine

Affordable houses: the perfect house with floor plans!

Everything about this home is amazing and a little bit fairy tale-like. Firstly, the entire home was created for a mere €48,098 / $55,000 which, as …

Living Rooms

The Wooden Home of Sophistication

This Berlin home, designed by architecture professionals, <i>MÖHRING</i>, is an example of beautiful, Scandinavian architecture and design.<p>Categorized by …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Architecture: The chapel-shaped modern home

Berlin architecture professionals, <i>Mohring Architects</i>, are all about cutting-edge design that merges the traditional with the unconventional.<p>Today we …

Architecture

750 Sq. Ft. Small Cottage in Columbus, Ohio

I’m excited to show you this 750 sq. ft. one bedroom one bathroom small cottage in Columbus, Ohio that was built in 1920.<p>It was listed for sale but …

Curb Appeal