Alternate-Day Fasting Is Blowing Up, But Is It Really A Safe Weight-Loss Method?

Another day, another intermittent fasting diet that’s gaining serious buzz in the weight-loss-wanting community. This one? Alternate-day fasting (ADF), which is, at its most basic, what it sounds like. Alternate-day fasting involves eating very minimally every other day, and eating whatever you want in between. Sounds pretty simple, right? Well, it’s actually a bit complex…and more extreme than it sounds. […]

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Measles deaths in Samoa rise to 42 as officials blame anti-vaxxers

Measles death toll in Samoa rises to 42 as officials blame anti-vaxxers and UK sends doctors to try and stop the outbreak Thirty-eight of victims have been children under age of four, and most are babies Number of cases surged by 213 in 24-hour period yesterday, taking total to 3,149 Officials blamed anti-vaccination movement sparked by baby deaths last year Anti-vaxxers […]

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Eat healthy: vegetables remain

With vitamins and other nutrients in food, there is such a thing: you are valuable, but highly sensitive. The wrong preparation can be dangerous. Example cooking: you should not overdo it. Because water-soluble vitamins, such as Vitamin C, go for example into the cooking water, which is not dumped is rarely later. Which by the way is a mistake. “The […]

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This Guy Worked Out Like Anime Hero 'One Punch Man' for 100 Days

There are plenty of workout programs out there designed to help you get as shredded as superheroes like Thor, Wolverine and Captain America, but for his latest challenge, YouTuber Tyler Oliveira took his inspiration from another hero. For 100 days, Oliveira worked out like Saitama from the anime series One Punch Man. Saitama has undergone physical training so rigorous that […]

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No more menthol cigarettes: New ban on tobacco, vape flavors

Massachusetts became the first state to ban the sale of flavored tobacco and vaping products, including menthol cigarettes, after the Republican governor signed a bill Wednesday that responds to recent deaths linked to e-cigarettes and attempts to reduce their appeal to young people. Anti-smoking groups hailed the ban signed by Gov. Charlie Baker, which outlaws the sale of flavored vaping […]

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Scholars find that irregularly shaped parks reduce mortality risk

Some community parks are square, a reflection of the city block where they’re located—but irregularly shaped parks reduce the mortality risk of residents who live near them, concluded a study by Huaquing Wang, a Ph.D. Urban and Regional Sciences student and Lou Tassinary, professor of visualization. “Nearly all studies investigating the effects of natural environments on human health are focused […]

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These Flour Sifters Are the Baking Tool Your Kitchen's Missing

Baking is as much of a science as it is a culinary art. Sometimes you can toss the ingredients listed on the box in a bowl, stir them altogether and end up with, at the very least, something edible. But then there are recipes that call for what seems like unnecessary steps, such as sifting flour, which requires you to […]

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