This past summer, we learned about the effects of thirdhand smoke.  Thirdhand smoke is a term for the toxins that are left behind on surfaces in rooms where cigarette smoke was released from people smoking cigarettes. A new study...

Best A.M. Coffee Routine

Turning to coffee on an empty stomach after a poor night’s sleep could cause more trouble than help, according to researchers who suggest it’s all in the timing if you’re hoping to get a boost from coffee.                Studying how...
Recently, a study conducted by Oregon State University has found that blood samples collected from blood bank donors which are labeled as “pure”...

Mind + Body

Iodine Deficiency: 4 Odd Reasons This Epidemic is Killing Brain Power

By Mansal Denton, guest author The changes in modern diet have led to more common symptoms of iodine deficiency for men and particularly for women....

BPA Levels Higher than We Thought

Regulatory agencies have underestimated the amount of toxic BPA (bisphenol A) found in humans—levels are actually 44 times higher than previously known.  You may think this doesn’t...

Rutaecarpine Explained

Rutaecarpine is an up-and-coming nootropic that is becoming more common in pre-workout or post-workout mixes.  Its' followers use it because of it's anti-caffeine effects,...

Boost Your Memory through Diet

                Along with keeping your mind active as you age, taking supplements for brain health, and getting exercise, we can now add healthy eating--and...

Heart + Soul

How Genes Influence Enjoyment

                It turns out that you can know something is good for you, like spending time outside in nature, but still not be inclined...

12 Weeks of Exercise for Your Mood

If you’re feeling anxious, relief may be closer at hand than you think.                 Researchers from the University of Gothenburg have found evidence that exercise...

Social Eating Better for Heart

Eating socially is an important part of human life, and a gathering with friends, family, or coworkers can bolster the spirits.  Sometimes, though, it’s...

9 Ways to Manage Stress (Besides Meditation!)

Stress management is an important part of being well, but it can often take a backburner to the usual wellness-oriented tips like eating well,...

FAMILY + SOCIAL

Do More with Less

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Nutrients + Diet

Omega-3 As Important as Being a Non-Smoker

We’ve been told that sitting for long periods of time is just as unhealthy as smoking, and now there’s a new factor in health...

Collagen Supplements: Most FAQ Answered

Collagen is one of the supplements trending in the health and fitness world.  It’s been recently praised for its inclusion in keto and paleo...

Midnight Snacking for Balanced Blood Sugar

Midnight snacking for some people is necessary to maintain blood sugar levels throughout the night.  Diabetics and some non-diabetic hypoglycemics can experience low blood...

WORK

MONEY

Are You Biased—to Left Digits?

Value is a tricky concept.  It varies from person to person, the degree of need, availability, and presentation.  We’d like to think that there...

Parenting

As we all spend more time indoors for the approaching winter, an important part of our lives will be focused on keeping our immune...

ENVIRONMENT

How Genes Influence Enjoyment

                It turns out that you can know something is good for you, like spending time outside in nature, but still not be inclined...

Making Icy Roads Safe: for Us & the Land

With winter weather upon us as we head further into December, the familiar sight of road de-icing trucks and snowplows are once again lining...

A Better Bulb for Blue Light

Seeing people wearing amber glasses (meant to help block the harmful effects of the blue light from devices and lightbulbs) has become more commonplace...

Fitness

Why a Massage Gives Greater Muscle Gains

Massages aren’t just for the stressed mind and body. Their benefits can also extend to intentionally stressed muscles.  New research from Harvard suggests that...

Do We Really Need 10K Steps a Day?

Do you often find it hard to hit the 10,000 steps per day that’s been recommended as the best way to keep yourself healthy? ...

Why You Can't Underestimate the Cold During Exercise

Bundling up for winter sports is a no brainer, but how many of us take the same amount of time to dress when we’re...

Spiritual

Why a Spiritual Journal is Important

We write down all of our appointments, our lists, even the food we’ve eaten--but when was the last time we stopped to write down...

Why you shouldn't trust free healers online

The internet can be a great resource for anyone looking for connections to people offering services to provide healing.  It can also be a...

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12 Weeks of Exercise for Your Mood

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Squats have  gotten a lot of press in recent years because of this exercise’s ability to define shape, but they remain one of the...

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