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A.M. Alarms and Energy

How do you wake up in the morning?  Do you use an alarm clock, an alarm on your phone, nature sounds, news, or your favorite...

Drinking milk? Hold the Fat

Does the milk-fat percentage of the milk you’re consuming directly impact how well you’re biologically aging?  A recent study says that there’s more to the skim...

Literacy May Predict Risk of Dementia

A study published in the November 2019 issue of Neurology identifies a link between the ability to read and the risk of developing dementia. ...

Migraines? There’s an app for that

Migraines are extremely painful headaches that can present sensitivity to light and sound.  Some migraine sufferers can have migraines “with aura” which means the...

Paleo Potatoes?

It’s a controversial subject in the Paleo diet community:  to eat, or not to eat, potatoes.  The Paleo diet strives to be a modern version of the...

Modern Body Temperatures are 1.6% lower than 200 years ago

Could changes in the environment lead to a change in the average body temperature?  A study published earlier this month in eLife suggests that the human...

Supplements to Boost Fitness Goals in 2020

As we head into the first month of the new year, New Year’s resolutions will be at the top of everyone’s lists.  Many of us...

Brush Your Teeth for Heart Health

If you’re keeping your heart health in...

Hidden Medications in Donor Blood

Recently, a study conducted by Oregon State University...

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...

Brain Waves for Attention

A study appearing in Neuron has determined that you can improve your attention by lowering alpha waves in the brain.                  Alpha waves are produced by...

Caffeine, Theanine & Tyrosine enhances Physical Performance

 The combination of caffeine and the amino acid L-theanine is proven to improve mental performance.  Now, a new clinical trial has discovered that this well-known...

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