Gluten-free diets are all the rage right now, but how much do people really understand about what amounts to a major lifestyle change? Researchers at the University of Florida set out to get to the bottom of the public’s misconceptions about the buzzy protein that’s found in wheat, barley, and rye.
Here's a little secret, fellas, the one they don't tell you at the sports bar or in the Mommy and Me classes you aren't invited to attend: You can go right ahead and forget all that crap. All of it.I have a simple, four-word message to all dads of daughters, especially guys who are just now starting out on this journey, the guys welcoming newborn baby girls into their lives.
Whether you're a devotee of the bottle or the breast, when it comes to a mom's right to feed her baby, we all agree that nothing should stand in her way. For all the emphasis that's been placed upon the benefits of breastfeeding in recent years, nursing moms have been getting the boot from some pretty surprising spots.
We wish all disputes looked like this one. In this video from dad Tyler Rockwood, an adorable baby named Zoe finds herself in a minor argument with her canine pal, Pele. Zoe's expression every time Pele retorts -- one of wide-eyed surprise -- is priceless. In our minds, both of these two are winners.
If you constantly crank up your iPod, it is entirely possible to get what’s called noise-induced hearing loss. (It’s why people who work construction or at airports wear protective headphones to block out noise and why you should stick earplugs in at rock concerts.) The basic mechanics go like this: When a single blast of an extremely loud sound, like an explosion, or repetitive sounds, such as factory noise...
No more grabbing gadgets away from your child with a corrective "Not for babies!" These cool toys have all the allure of grown-up gadgets but are made for little hands. Like a teether Camera, you don’t have to worry about toddler fingerprints or damage repair bills for this camera. Etsy shop Egg & Yolk designed this beautiful Cypress pine camera sure to fool kids that it’s just as cool as Mommy or Daddy’s.
Crisis averted. Foodies and health nuts can go back to eating their kale salads and drinking their kale protein shakes in good conscience now that reports of a kale shortage have turned out to be premature. There is no official kale-lobbying group, but the leafy vegetable’s sudden explosion in supermarkets, on restaurant menus, and at farmers markets...
I'm terrible at trying to meditate -- I can never shut off my brain or sit still!" Sound familiar? You know practices like mindfulness meditation are good for you, but they just seem so counter to our 20-tabs-open-at-a-time lifestyle that it's hard to imagine where to start. We asked Marianela Medrano, Ph.D., a licensed professional counselor and member of the American Counseling Association, for help.
It’s a debate that’s raged since the first weight was lifted: Is it better or worse to work out on an empty stomach? During the eternal battle of fed versus fasted exercise, but it’s time for this madness to end. We have the final answer. “It’s time to dismantle some old myths about eating and exercise.”Well, not the final answer. Different people work out best under different circumstances.
Terminally-ill dad was provided a chance to enjoy one last family holiday with his five-year-old thanks to the people of South-port. Damien Myles, was diagnosed with terminal cancer just weeks ago. His daughter, Ruby, said that she wanted to spend their last holiday in Disneyland ''before the angels came for him''.
The recent death of a high school football player from overhydration underscores the dangers of drinking too much liquid in a short time. Last week, Zyrees Oliver, a 17-year-old football player at Douglas County High School outside Atlanta, collapsed after football practice and hours later fell into a coma. On Monday, he was removed from life support, according to The Atlanta Journal Constitution.
One minute, you’re drenching everything you eat in olive oil, the next you’re filling your pantry with nothing but “fat-free” goodies. Figuring out fat is beyond confusing…and annoying. The great news: these 9 new fat facts are all you need to know to about choosing the right fats and navigating around the sketchy ones.