OUR MOST PINNED JULY RECIPES

Now that we’ve been firing up the grills for the past two months, we’re looking for inspiration to keep the seasonal favorites coming while switching things up for summer’s end (watch out for that barbecue fatigue!). And what better place to look for inspiration than Pinterest? Our users are letting us know what they’ve been loving this summer, from classic grilled corn remixed with pesto sauce—a grand idea—and a hot dog topped with none other than potato salad. Here are the recipes getting the most Pinterest love this month—save them to your board today. Grilled Corn and…

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Weekend without stress: Here’s our list of top studies that help you fight the blues

Stress is an inevitable part of modern life. Yet it can harm your physical and mental health and increase rate of mortality. Read on to find out what the harmful effects of stress and what to do about it. Cycling lowers stress levels. (Shutterstock) 1) Cycling to work lowers stress levels in first 45 minutes of work. A study suggests cycling to office can help reduce stress and improve your work performance. Results indicate that cycling to work is a good way to have a good day. “Employees who cycled…

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For soon-to-be-parents: Our weekly wrap of key findings on pregnancy and IVF treatment

Whether you’re a pregnant woman, or a couple trying to conceive, you’re bound to receive advice from various quarters. However, it’s best to rely on medical research while making health and lifestyle choices. We round up 5 of the latest findings on pregnancy. 1) Cut down your sugar intake Women, consuming a lot of sugar during pregnancy might double the chance of your kid’s tendency to develop asthma. A recent study involving 9,000 mother and children pairs, found strong positive associations with allergy and allergic asthma. The sugar link with…

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Our weekly wrap of key findings about obesity that you should know

Obesity numbers have more than doubled in 73 countries and surged elsewhere around the world. In an earlier report by the New England Journal of Medicine, in 2015, excess weight affected close to 30% of the world’s population. That included a lmost 108 million children and more than 600 million adults with a body mass index (BMI) above 30. From an increased risk of stroke and various types cancer, to post-surgery infection and fatty livers, here are five scary facts about obesity that you need to know about. 1) Teenage…

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