By Mansal Denton, guest author “Live long enough to live forever” says George Church, author of Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature. While it might seem farfetched, Church isn’t far off and he isn’t the only one. Ray Kurzweil authored a...

How Your Brain Reads Lips

Lip reading is a technique used by many people, some of whom are deaf, while others have mastered the art of reading lips in order...
Watching salt intake is an important part of cardiovascular health, and new research points to another reason to watch your consumption:  your immune system.  Salt (sodium) and consuming it through table salt (sodium chloride) is part of an important balance of...

Mind + Body

Why You Should Try a Protein Fast (and How to do it)

Of all the health trends in the past few years abstaining from certain types of calories seems to be the most common. Fasting has...

Staying Calm With Digestion

Ah, the gut microbiome:  everything seems to come back to it, from immune health to mood.  This complex ecosystem hiding out of plain sight...

What We Think of Cultured Meat

Do you prefer your meat to be cultured?  No, not the kind of culture that separates ground beef from filet mignon—we’re talking about the...

High-fat Meals & Concentration

It may not just be a 3 p.m. slump if you find yourself foggy after lunch, particularly when you eat a take-out meal at...

Heart + Soul

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,...

Vagus Nerve Stimulation: 4 Surprising Tricks

By Mansal Denton, guest author Summary The vagus nerve is connected to many regions of the brain and body, which regulates functions in the parasympathetic nervous...

FAMILY + SOCIAL

Do More with Less

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Nutrients + Diet

How to Remove Arsenic from Your Rice

A few months ago, studies from the U.K.  shared more information about arsenic in rice.  It was addressed as a growing problem; but few...

Is Wheat Really Different Today?

The health-conscious trend is that gluten should be avoided, even if you aren’t sensitive to gluten or diagnosed with Celiac disease—but have you ever...

How the DIM Supplement Can Work for You

One of the best compounds mother nature has given us inside vegetables is called diindolylmethane, and it is a powerhouse of green goodness both...

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

A Better Bulb for Blue Light

Plants: More than Just a Color to Reduce Stress

Knowing how important green spaces are for mental health, can we take what we know and apply them to cityscapes where taking those “forest...

Organic Meat Reduces Superbugs

When it comes to overusing antibiotics, we’re pretty well informed about the consequences—but what about the consequences of overusing antibiotics in animals for the...

Why You Should Turn that Zoom Camera Off

With the recent shift to virtual school and telecommuting to work, many people feel that it’s benefiting the environment because we are reducing global...

Fitness

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...

It's More Than Just Shoes for Good Running

Running is a great form of exercise enjoyed by millions of people daily, but it can be one of the harder physical activities to...

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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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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