How a Japanese herbal medicine protects the gut against

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Zhengzheng Shi and colleagues at the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences (IMS) in Japan report the effects of a common herbal remedy on colitis, one of two conditions that comprise inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Published in Frontiers in Immunology, the study shows that DKT — an herbal medicine containing ginger, pepper, ginseng, and maltose — reduced the severity … Read More

A Full Guide To Acne: Causes, Treatments & Best Products

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mbg Beauty & Wellness Editor

By Jamie Schneider

mbg Beauty & Wellness Editor

Jamie Schneider is the Beauty & Wellness Editor at mindbodygreen, covering beauty and wellness. She has a B.A. in Organizational Studies and English from the University of Michigan, and her work has appeared in Coveteur, The Chill Times, and Wyld Skincare.

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Watch Powerlifter Shahram Saki (120KG+) Squat Over 1,000

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The powerlifting sphere would do well to pay attention to Shahram Saki any time he steps into a squat rack. His latest strength feat demonstrating his leg power is one of the athlete’s best yet. 

On August 21, 2022, the Iranian athlete shared Instagram footage of himself capturing a raw 460-kilogram (1,014.3-pound) back squat during a training session to notch

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The Dorset Nook, Ready To Book

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I’m very pleased with the poetic title for this post. I’m even more pleased with the fact I’ve actually finished the seaside holiday cottage renovation project I’ve been working on* and the romantic little Dorset Nook is now available to book!

Think lazy walks down to the beach for a picnic on a sunny day, think longer, blustery walks along

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Eating more bright-colored fruits and vegetables can help

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Women tend to live longer than men but typically have higher rates of illness. Now, new research from University of Georgia suggests these higher rates of illness can be improved by a better diet, one that is high in pigmented carotenoids such as yams, kale, spinach, watermelon, bell peppers, tomatoes, oranges and carrots. These bright-colored fruits and vegetables are particularly … Read More

Paula’s Choice Essential Glow Moisturizer Editor Review

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First thing’s first: Essential Glow is a 100% mineral formula. It contains both zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, the only two ingredients the Environmental Working Group has deemed safe for use and effective at protecting the skin from UV damage. Zinc oxide is a particularly stellar choice for reactive skin, and because my combination skin is also prone to breakouts,

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The Best Landmine Workouts for More Muscle and Better

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Perhaps you’ve seen a lifter pressing, twisting, or rowing a barbell by rotating it on end. Appropriately named, these landmine exercises produce lethally effective workouts. Landmine training is performed in settings from Division 1 college weight rooms to bodybuilding gyms to injury rehab clinics.

Muscular man in gym performing overhead barbell exercise
Credit: Breaking Muscle / Youtube

The barbell is used for lever-based resistance — one end pivots

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60 Second Beauty: Big Volume Hair Waves

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Here’s a little updated video on how I style my shoulder length hair – regular readers have seen this all before, I’m not sure much has changed.

The Cloud Nine curling wand is still the tool of choice (here*) – it’s just the right diameter for the curls I like to make (they quickly drop into waves) and

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