John Tesh: Intelligence for Your Life

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Resist Temptation With This Tip!

Do you have trouble resisting temptation and eating healthier when there are treats everywhere – donuts in the break room, and samples at the grocery store? There’s a way to tweak the way you say “no” that can boost your willpower, and make you feel better about your decision and less likely to cave in. The trick? Instead of telling …

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Some Foods We Think Of As Unhealthy Can Have Surprising Health Benefits.

Here are a few examples, according to Dr. Mark Hyman. He’s the director of functional medicine for the Cleveland Clinic: Like butter… as long as it comes from grass-fed cows. It’ll be high in antioxidants – and it can actually help you burn fat by raising your metabolism. It’s down to the linoleic acid in butter from grass-fed cows – …

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The Risk Of Driving While Pregnant

Let’s focus on pregnant women and the risk of driving. Is there one? Researchers from the University of Toronto studied the health records of half a million women – before and after they were pregnant. And the result? A woman’s risk of being in a car accident jumps over 40% while she’s pregnant. So, why’s getting behind the wheel while …

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Your Job Could Be The Reason You’re Gaining Weight

According to a new poll from Career Builder, nearly half of all people surveyed said they gained weight in their current job… and 25% say they’ve packed on 10 pounds or more. The workers who gained weight blamed it on three main things: Sitting most of the day. Being too tired from work to exercise. And over-eating due to job …

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Which Social Media Site Is Most Likely To Bum You Out?

Surprisingly, the experts at Tech Insider say it’s: Instagram! Because you’re constantly being bombarded with images of other people’s filtered, cropped, and perfect-looking lives. And social media depression is a real thing. It’s that feeling of, “Why is everybody else’s life so great and mine isn’t?” But there’s an easy way to enjoy Instagram without letting it bum you out. …

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Old Dogs And New Tricks

Despite the old adage – you CAN teach an old dog new tricks. Animal behavior specialist Dr. Nicholas Dodman says that older dogs can learn anything a puppy can. You just may have to stop some old, bad habits first. Also, don’t expect an older dog to master tricky moves that require quick reflexes. As the body ages, reaction times …

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Are You Scared Of Spiders?

Well, take a deep breath and don’t kill them! Because spiders are actually good to have around. That’s according to entomologist Dr. Matt Bertone, from North Carolina State University. Here’s why he recommends leaving the spiders alone: First: They’re the guard dogs of the insect world. Because spiders catch and eat annoying, disease-causing pests, like ticks, bed bugs and mosquitoes. …

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The Way We Walk Says A Lot About Our Health

What can we learn about someone’s health and wellbeing just by watching them WALK? A lot, actually. Here are the facts: First, the way a person walks reveals whether or not they’re a total stress-case. Just watch the way their body drifts as they walk down a hallway or sidewalk. According to a study in the journal Cognition, people under …

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Tomatoes Are The New Red Wine

That’s according to new research in the journal Nature Communications. It reports that tomatoes are being genetically modified to contain resveratrol – which is a powerful disease-fighting antioxidant normally found in grapes. In fact, resveratrol is what makes a daily glass of red wine so good for us. Because it’s proven to reduce “bad” cholesterol, and protect our arteries against …

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