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Music for a Better Brain

If you don’t like the music, leave the party:  a new study has found just how much influence listening to your favorite music contributes...

Make Less Mistakes, with Meditation

When you’re feeling fuzzy, having trouble paying attention, and catch yourself making mistakes on the task at hand, taking a pause may be more...

7 Amino Acids for Neuroprotection

The brain may be up to 73% water, but protein intake may be more important in cognitive health than previously thought.  Low levels of...

How to Keep Your Brain Younger

These days, millions are spent in the quest to look and feel younger, but there isn’t much focus on helping your brain stay young...

Jet Lagged? Think of Your Gut First

If you’ve had a disruption to your regular sleep schedule or a case of jet lag, do you reach for melatonin to help get...

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? ...

How MCT & Coconut Oil Work

Whether you are a fan of coffee with butter or have just heard someone you know discuss the Bulletproof coffee craze, medium chain triglycerides (MCT) has...

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,...

Bergamot Essential Oil

Bergamot is a little-known citrus fruit that has been used in the perfume industry since the eighteenth century. Most of the perfume that is...

Yerba Santa

Yerba Santa is a plant that was historically used by Native Americans for a wide variety of ailments from bruises to muscle soreness and...

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...

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