Share on Pinterest Cabbage cuts down the absorption of cholesterol by preventing our body's bile supply from breaking fat down to help us absorb less of it. Not all cholesterol is bad, but cutting back on both good and bad types has been shown to boost health. Cabbage is also packed full of antioxidants.
New year, same me. As in, dessert is still allowed and welcomed, especially when it can be made a tad healthier than usual. These sweet potato dessert recipes use our favorite orange veg as a sweetener to cut down on sugar while packing in nutrients such as vitamin A, vitamin C, and potassium. Whether you've still got parties going on or just need a dessert to enjoy at home with your fam, these cupcakes, cakes, and donuts are a no-brainer.
Share on Pinterest Navigating the world of skin care can be confusing - even for more seasoned beauty pros. It's too easy to get lost in the flurry of trendy, promise-filled ingredients coming at you left and right, and it definitely doesn't simplify shopping. Do you need those sheet masks dipped in snail juice, or maybe that exotic serum with foreign fruit extracts that sounds absolutely delicious?
We've poo-pooed diet pills in the past, but poop in pill form could be a weight loss solution in the future.An upcoming study will test if transferring fecal microbiota (the tiny bacteria in poop) from thin to obese people helps them lose weight. Some lucky participants will take pills that contain freeze-dried fecal matter, while others are given a placebo containing a mixture of cocoa powder and gelatin (you know, so everyone feels included and the study remains scientifically sound).
87.5 Percent of Americans are satisfied with their jobs. That's a pretty impressive number, even considering the 12.5 percent of people who aren't thrilled by the Monday through Friday slog. So what determines whether an office is pleasant or prison-like, and can a few plants, a gym break, and a smiley boss really make or break employee enthusiasm?
Illustration by Tanya Burr We all inhale and exhale thousands of times per day. But did you know that you can use different breathing methods to fall asleep, wake up, feel safe, de-stress before a big presentation or exam, or focus when you're working down to the wire? From “alternative nostril breathing” to “progressive relaxation,” check out these quick techniques for using your breath to relax.