Keto Basics

How is America losing weight now? One way or another, keto eating is the winner. The International Food Council says 8% of people attempting to lose weight are doing keto, 10% are intermittent fasting (another way into keto) and 7% are sticking with low-carb eating (that’s a feature of keto, as well). So here’s your quick guide to keto and why it gets results.

HealthWellbeing

The Return of the Spider Plant

When the indoor air makes you wheeze, you can spend $300 to $1000 for an HEPA air purifier. It will add a level of noise, take up space, and probably look ugly, too. Or maybe it’s time to remember the quietly elegant and useful spider plant.
AgingSupplements

Clues from a Rare Brain Disease Might Solve the Pain in Your Knees and Extend Cell Life

New research into one of the rarest autoimmune diseases—called PHARC—could mean hope for people who suffer arthritis, the most common one.
Fitness

4 Amazing, Unexpected Benefits of HIIT That You Probably Don’t Know

Work as hard as you can for a short while, take a fast break, repeat. That’s high-intensity interval training, HIIT, in a nutshell. It’s a simple idea with amazing results. Some of them may surprise you.
Pets & Children

Good Dog! Probiotics Made Our Rescue Dog a Success

If dogs could read the science and go shopping, they’d order probiotics, too. Especially if they were nervous.
Aging

Our Lifestyles Speed Aging… These Changes Could Slow It Down

A pre-industrial man could have lived to be 100, but the average was only 35. A human today could live to be 122, but the average is still only 79.
Special Report

Max Your Memory Power

Memory champion Kim Surin memorized 2,350 cards in one hour. Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini memorized 200 symphonies, note for note, and over 100 operas. C.S. Lewis, the author of the Narnia stories, recalled almost everything in every book he read. Memory champions work at it, but their techniques aren’t hard. You can use them, too.
Special Report

Max Your Memory Power

Memory champion Kim Surin memorized 2,350 cards in one hour. Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini memorized 200 symphonies, note for note, and over 100 operas. C.S. Lewis, the author of the Narnia stories, recalled almost everything in every book he read. Memory champions work at it, but their techniques aren’t hard. You can use them, too.
Special Report

Today’s Supernutrient Heroes According to Science

Remember when everyone was selling vitamin E to cure acne, strengthen weak eyes, fix depression, and reverse hardening of the arteries? But it doesn’t. Health fads come and go. But some nutrients really do have super powers. That’s not hearsay… they’ve been investigated in human trials. And these have had less publicity than they deserve. You should know about them.
Special Report

Slip, Trip, Fall: What You Need to Know At Every Age About America’s Third Most Deadly Health Risk

Almost everything written about the risks of falling focuses on old people and overlooks teens and healthy adults. That bias may be the most harmful public health myth of our times. That’s because injuries from falls, slips and trips kill more Americans every year than anything except heart disease and cancer. And every age group suffers. In fact, outdoor accidents are far more likely to happen to young, healthy people.
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