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Music makes us enjoy exercise more, finds brain study

February 21, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Researchers reveal that while listening to music during a workout doesn’t increase focus on the task at hand, it does make exercise much more enjoyable. Study co-author Marcelo Bigliassi, from Brunel University London in the United Kingdom, and his colleagues […]


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Does meditation really make us better people?

February 7, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

According to popular belief, the ancient practice of meditation makes us all happier, shinier, more compassionate human beings. Most of those things might be true – except the compassionate part, suggests new research. Are people who meditate better than the […]


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How many carbs should dieters eat for weight loss?

January 30, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

The low carbohydrate diet has been the topic of much controversy. One reason cutting carbs is so popular, however, is because it is a quick way of dropping the pounds. Carbohydrates are the body’s main source of energy, as well […]


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How to Lose Weight Without Actually Eating Less

January 29, 2018

Via: Time Health

When it comes to losing weight, the most important rule of thumb is to consume fewer calories than you’re taking in each day. But cutting calories doesn’t have to mean eating less food. In fact, simply focusing on healthier food […]


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9 Things to Do When You Can’t Sleep Because Your Mind Is Racing

January 23, 2018

Via: Time Health

Why can’t I shut my brain off at night? We’ve all had nights when we lie awake in bed, unable to quiet our racing thoughts. There are plenty of reasons why sleep may be evading you—maybe you had caffeine too […]


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What are the best foods for weight loss?

January 15, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Research by scientists has revealed that some foods may have an impact on appetite. These could be beneficial for weight loss when incorporated into a healthful diet and lifestyle. Read on to learn more about seven foods that may be […]


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Regular skiing and running at low altitudes can delay aging

December 27, 2017

Via: The Medical News

A doctor could tell you that skiing and running will most likely slow down aging. But how come mathematicians and physicists give their scientific support to this point of view? Most biologists and medical professionals would agree that skiing and […]


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Exercising for just one hour a week can prevent depression, study finds

October 3, 2017

Via: The Medical News

The Black Dog Institute has published a study showing that regular exercise can protect against depression, even if it is just for one hour a week. The study, which is the largest analysis of its kind, involved 33,908 healthy participants […]


Opinions, Wellness

Our Bodies Are Becoming Plastic

September 19, 2017

Via: Mercola

It was a sad day in October 2015 when researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) announced they had detected plastic litter on the surface of Arctic waters.1 Greenland sharks and seabirds living […]


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Medical News Today: The kidney stone diet: Five foods to prevent them

September 13, 2017

Via: Medical News Today

Passing a kidney stone is often described as one of the most painful things a person will ever experience. As many as 1 in 10 people will develop kidney stones in their lifetime. Kidney stones are small, hard deposits that […]


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Medical News Today: Moving every 30 minutes may help you live longer

September 12, 2017

Via: Medical News Today

Getting up and out of your seat every 30 minutes could help to reduce the harms of sedentary behavior, according to a new study. Researchers found that adults in the United States spend more than 12 hours per day sitting […]


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Psychologists find the key to a thriving life

September 11, 2017

Via: Medical News Today

Recent research published in the journal European Psychologist reviews the literature available on the concept of human thriving and outlines key elements that may lead to a thriving life. In certain situations, some individuals flourish and thrive, whereas others merely […]


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4 Ways to Reset Your Health After Labor Day

September 1, 2017

Via: Time Health

Summer can feel like one looong semi-vacation—and it’s easy to fall into the trap of the “anything goes” vacay mindset for oh, three whole months. If you’ve indulged more often than you planned (hello, BBQ, ice cream, and many glasses […]


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This Is The Best Way to Detox Your Body

August 24, 2017

Via: Time Health

If you associate a “detox” with a 7-day juice fast, it’s time to make over your notion of a cleanse. Detoxing doesn’t require you to make extreme diet choices, since our bodies are made to flush out toxins on their […]


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Don’t Have Time to Exercise? Do This for 10 Minutes

August 11, 2017

Via: Time

In the fitness world, the word “miracle” gets thrown around like a two-pound dumbbell. But when it comes to high-intensity interval training (HIIT), a very short workout, the benefits you’ve heard about are both legitimate and—we’ll say it—miraculous. HIIT is a […]