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The 3-Word Diet That Can Lead to a Better Life
Diet

The 3-Word Diet That Can Lead to a Better Life

Chris Kresser knows that what we put into our bodies is what determines our health.
Tinder Adds STD Testing Locator
Tinder

Tinder Adds STD Testing Locator

The move ends a feud between the dating site and a leading sexual health advocacy group.
Despite Changes to Federal Dietary Guidelines, the Rules of Healthy Eating Have Never Changed
Personal Health

Despite Changes to Federal Dietary Guidelines, the Rules of Healthy Eating Have Never Changed

Vilifying a nutrient -- from fat, cholesterol to sugar -- doesn't necessarily lead to a more balanced, healthful diet. Instead, it often has the opposite effect, experts say.
Laura Entis
8 Methods to Exercise Daily Without Really Trying
Exercise

8 Methods to Exercise Daily Without Really Trying

Don't be a gym rat for three months, then follow up with four months of sloth and busy-ness. Get at least some exercise every day.
Andrew Cohen
6 Ways to Curb Jet Lag and Travel Fatigue
Control What You Can

6 Ways to Curb Jet Lag and Travel Fatigue

The goal is to trick your body into changing the timing of your internal clock.
Greg Wells
Study: Low-Fiber Diets Could Be Messing With Gut Bacteria Diversity
Personal Health

Study: Low-Fiber Diets Could Be Messing With Gut Bacteria Diversity

A lack of diversity is never a good thing, especially for our microbiomes, which may be a factor in obesity.
Laura Entis
Coloring Books for Adults Are Good for Creativity, and Selling in the Millions
Creativity

Coloring Books for Adults Are Good for Creativity, and Selling in the Millions

Three of Amazon's top 10 best-selling products of 2015 were coloring books.
Lindsay Friedman
Your Server's Wide Waistline May Steer You Towards Dessert
Personal Health

Your Server's Wide Waistline May Steer You Towards Dessert

Diners who were served by a waiter with higher BMIs were more likely to end their meals with a sweet treat, according to study.
Laura Entis
7 Apps to Help Integrate Tech With Self-Improvement Goals
Apps

7 Apps to Help Integrate Tech With Self-Improvement Goals

Try one or all of these self-improvement apps to get your month off to a positive start.
Jeff Boss
The 5 Things Your Doctor Wants You to Change This Year
Control What You Can

The 5 Things Your Doctor Wants You to Change This Year

There are a few simple changes you can make so the entrepreneurial lifestyle doesn't kill you.
Lisa Evans
This Wearable Gadget Alerts You If You're Getting Too Much Sun
Personal Health

This Wearable Gadget Alerts You If You're Getting Too Much Sun

L'Oreal has developed a stretchable skin sensor designed to monitor ultraviolet light exposure via a wearable it is calling My UV Patch.
John Kell
Exercise. It's the One Thing Everyone Can Do to Get Ahead in All Things.
Physical Fitness

Exercise. It's the One Thing Everyone Can Do to Get Ahead in All Things.

Not many pieces of advice apply perfectly to everyone. But this one does.
Jim Joseph
5 All-Natural Ways to Boost Energy, Fast
Energy

5 All-Natural Ways to Boost Energy, Fast

Back off from those chemical-laced energy drinks. Try these ideas instead.
Josh Axe
Is This the Biggest Advancement in Diabetes Management Since the Insulin Pump?
Health

Is This the Biggest Advancement in Diabetes Management Since the Insulin Pump?

A well-designed printing process can help low-income diabetics get the care they need.