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Advances in Curcumin

Curcumin’s list of health benefits gets bigger each year, but curcumin has one flaw:  it is poorly absorbed.  Other herbs and supplements...

Getting the Most from Brown Fat

There are two types of fat cells in our fat tissue:  brown fat and white fat cells.  When brown fat cells are...

How Sucralose & Carbs Interact

Many people use sugar substitutes, some of which are more natural than others.  If you’re consuming sucralose (Splenda), you should be aware...

Think Before You Zinc

Just like with eggs (popular one day with health-proven benefits and then shunned the next), zinc shares an on-again/off-again reputation for whether...

The Science Behind Cold Brew Coffee

                Whether you choose to drink your coffee cold brewed or hot brewed, the method makes a difference not only in taste...

Those Gut Feelings Have Truth

You know that feeling you get when you have a hunch, an intuition, or a “gut” sense about something?  It’s long been...

Your Immune System & Exercise

What is exercise immunology? I’d never heard of exercise immunology, but its principle makes sense:  exercise boosts the immune...

Feed Your Gut Bacteria for Better Sleep

We know that the gut-brain connection is so important that the populations of bacteria, called the microbiome, inside the gut is referred...

Walnuts for the Elderly

                To slow the effects of cognitive decline on adults who are already experiencing a cognitive decline, try eating walnuts.

Add an Rx of Music Post-Heart Attack

If you’ve ever experienced the effects of a heart attack or have known someone who has, you know how much life can...

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...

Man’s Best Friend Helps You Live Longer

Aside from being heralded as “man’s best friend,” dogs have had an amazing...

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Your Brain Doesn't Really Know the Back of Your Hand!

Have you ever bought something online and way overestimated or underestimated its measurements?  Even if the measurements are given, sometimes it’s still...

How Z-DNA Affects Fear

When we think of the double helix that is DNA, we tend to only think there is one orientation to the way...

Your Immune System & Salt

Watching salt intake is an important part of cardiovascular health, and new research points to another reason to watch your consumption:  your immune...

What You Gain From Giving Up Facebook, New Study

Could you use an extra hour a day?  How about feeling like your sense of well-being is enhanced?  And what about spending...