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Do you know the keys to longevity?

Two 2017 studies indicate that coffee drinking leads to a longer life. The first found that higher coffee drinking results in a lower risk of death due to heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer and kidney disease, among other conditions. In…

13 hormone-disrupting chemicals (and how to avoid them)

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released one of its “Dirty Dozen” lists, this one with the goal of educating consumers about the worst offenders when it comes to endocrine-disrupters, or hormone-altering chemicals, commonly found in our environment and in our…

5 ways mindfulness improves your brain

You’ve heard how good mindfulness is for you, but did you know it helps you grow new brain cells, changes how your brain functions on a day-to-day level, and even resets your perception of pain? Various studies have led researchers…

10 foods that are natural laxatives

Are you feeling a little clogged up? You may be tempted to search for solutions in your medicine cabinet, but there are better, more natural ways to relieve your constipation. All of these common foods act as natural laxatives: 1….

Why do some people remember their dreams more than others?

When you wake up in the morning, what’s the last thing you remember? Is it your head hitting the pillow the night before or something odd or interesting that happened to you in a dream? Some people claim they never…

13 superfoods you should be eating

Not all foods are created equal — some are so packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, essential fatty acids and other beneficial substances that they’ve been deemed “superfoods.” Superfoods have incredible health benefits, packing a powerful nutritional punch that helps protect…

Homemade sunscreen won't protect your skin

Search online for DIY sunscreen recipes and you’ll find hundreds of thousands of results. People say they’re opting for homemade sunscreen for several reasons. Many want to know exactly what they’re applying to their skin. Others want to skip “toxic”…

14 tips to help you wake up feeling amazing

It’s the holy grail of nighttime pursuits. We just want a few solid hours of uninterrupted, restful sleep. Often, we toss and turn while our bedmate slumbers blissfully, making the situation even more painful. There has to be some secret…

58 ways to live a longer life

Back in the 13th century, English philosopher and scientist Roger Bacon proposed that aging was caused by the waning of vital spirit, or “innate moisture.” To increase one’s longevity, he advised, old men should spend time in the company of…

How to keep biking at 96 years old

Angie Schmitt of Streetsblog points to a wonderful video of Egbert Brasjen, a 96-year-old who rides an e-bike, often 35 kilometers a day. He’s part of a program, CycleOn, (doortrappen in Dutch) that promotes the use of bikes. They explain:…