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5-Pose Yoga Fix: Yoga for Sciatica Relief

MyFitnessPal // Fitness

To ease sciatica, practice hip openers and gentle backbends, which strengthen the low-back muscles. These poses help loosen your hips, lengthen your spine and relieve sciatica.

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How to Counter the Effects of Too Much Dopamine

Be Brain Fit // Health

A high dopamine level can lead to more risk taking, addictive behaviors, and mental disorders. Learn about natural remedies and lifestyle changes that help.

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Why Complete Protein Matters

MyFitnessPal // Health

We know about good fats and bad fats; good carbs and bad carbs. But what about the quality of protein you’re consuming? Not all protein is created equal.

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Train Your Mind: Overcoming Negative Thoughts Is Half the Battle

Tiny Buddha // Health

Negative thoughts are next to impossible to fully stop. Instead, you must train your mind to challenge them with stronger, positive thoughts.

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4 Ways to Grow Your Intelligence — at Any Age

Bulletproof // Health

It’s widely accepted that brain health declines with age. But new research suggests this doesn’t have to be the case.

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Does Carb Cycling Work? It Depends.

Mark's Daily Apple // Health

Keto may not be for everyone, and low-carb is not the only way to eat well, but most would agree that people in the modern world tend to eat way too many carbs.

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4 Laws of Muscle

Outside Online // Fitness

For anyone who seeks to push their limits, or who plans to get old, here are the key lessons researchers in the field have gleaned.

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Surprising Mindfulness Hacks That Will Add Hours to Your Day

Bulletproof // Health

Stopping time seems like a hefty claim. Filmmaker, Qi Gong Master, and Eastern spiritual leader Dr. Pedram Shojai authored a mindfulness guide to do just that.

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The Best Types of Exercise for Anxiety, Ranked

mindbodygreen // Health

In addition to preventing disease, increasing longevity, and improving memory, exercise has proved an incredibly effective method for maintaining and improving mental health.

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67 Science-Backed Weight-Loss Strategies

MyFitnessPal // Health

Losing weight isn’t easy — and doing it in a healthy, sustainable way can make the task feel even harder.

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Strength Training Can Add Years to Your Life

Runner's World // Health

If cardio is all you’re doing, it might be time to make a few changes. New research found that strength training can add years to your life.

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These Are the 3 Best Mood-Boosting Foods

mindbodygreen // Health

Dale Pinnock, the Medicinal Chef and author of Eat Your Way to Happiness, shares his top three foods to fend off the winter blues.

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The 3 Worst Foods for Blood Sugar and 6 Healthy Foods to Eat Instead

Paleo Blog // Health

How much glucose is produced and how our body responds to it is determined by a few key factors.

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A 3-Minute Meditation to Turn Jealousy Into Joy

Sonima // Health

Feeling jealous? Transform a negative emotion into a positive one with this quick and easy guided meditation from Sanjeev Verma.

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5 Diet Changes You Need to Make to Build Muscle

Runner's World // Health

If building serious muscle is your end goal, pumping iron alone isn’t going to get you where you want to go. Another crucial factor? Your diet.

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The Insulin-Illness Connection

Mark's Daily Apple // Health

Improving insulin sensitivity and reducing fasting insulin levels have major ramifications for your health, longevity, and resistance to disease.

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The One Food an Inflammation Expert Eats Daily

mindbodygreen // Health

Chronic inflammation will wreak havoc on your body, both inside and out. The good news is, you can reverse it, and it starts with what you eat.

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We All Make Mistakes, so Let’s Try to Remember the Good

Tiny Buddha // Health

We're all only human. We all make mistakes. And we all have the choice to honor each other by remembering the best moments instead of focusing on the worst.

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Exercise Motivation: How an Anti-Inflammatory Paleo Diet Changes the Game

Paleo Leap // Fitness

Can't work up the motivation to get to the gym? Your diet might have something to do with it: learn how a modern diet tanks exercise motivation.

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Anti-Aging Stem Cell Therapy Shows “Remarkable” Results in Human Trials

Big Think // Health

The results of two human clinical trials involving elderly patients suffering from frailty showed no adverse side effects and “remarkable” physical improvement.

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7 Reasons Why You Need to Walk More

MyFitnessPal // Fitness

Adding walking to your day — in traditional and unexpected ways — can help improve your cardio and running, too.

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Why Forests and Rivers Are the Most Potent Health Tonic Around

Aeon // Health

The idea that immersing yourself in forests and nature has a healing effect is far more than just folk wisdom.

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Your Diet May Not Be Clogging Your Arteries. Instead, This Might Be the Culprit

Big Think // Health

A new study finds that it may not be what we eat, or at least that’s not the whole story. After all, some people eat a terrible diet and never develop cardiovascular disease.

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3 Stuffing Recipes for the Classic, the Paleo, and the Gluten-Free Guest

The Greatist // Health

Everyone always blames "too much turkey" on the post-Thanksgiving dinner food coma, but we're pretty sure the stuffing is at fault.