11 Good Reasons to Eat More Nuts

When we were counting calories, nuts were a no-go. Then science saved us from depriving ourselves. It turns out that eating nuts can help you lose weight. Whether you are on a diet or not, they’re good nutrition.

AgingCognition

The Calm Your Brain Needs: Mindfulness and Meditation For Better Cognition

Indeed, climbing mountains and becoming a Tibetan monk is a far-fetched way to go about it, but meditation is worth the effort. And it’s so easily done at home that many doctors now hand out “prescriptions” for it.

Beautiful and Healthy by Candlelight

A candle on the dinner table can make hot dogs and baked beans seem romantic. The light charms us, and it actually has several health benefits. Burning candles also carries some minor, and avoidable, health risks.
FitnessHealth

Exercise Your Way to Lower Blood Pressure

Thirty minutes of dancing might enliven your mood and trim your waist. It might also help you manage your blood pressure (BP).
Wellbeing

Why Is It That Some People Can Think Themselves Happy?

Some people stand out like a ray of sunlight. They’re good-natured. Their happiness is visible and contagious. When you’re near them, you feel a little better, too. Could this be a learnable skill? These four tactics might help.
HealthNutrition

From Aztecs to Outer Space,Spirulina Shines

Spirulina has been reinvented as a highly nutritious natural "superfood" for the modern age, following a thousand years of use by ancient civilizations. It's not just one of the best foods on planet Earth, NASA thinks it should be cultivated in space to supply food on long-term missions.
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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