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Simple & Effective Healthy Resolutions That You Can Actually Achieve

Simple & Effective Healthy Resolutions That You Can Actually Achieve

At the start of a new year, healthy resolutions are a common goal. From weight loss to healthy nutrition, these resolutions may seem like a great idea, but by mid-February your motivation begins to slow down. The reason is due to high expectations and standards […]

Screen Time before Bed: Less Sleep & Higher BMIs

Screen Time before Bed: Less Sleep & Higher BMIs

According to Penn State College of Medicine, researchers have found that using technology before bed was associated with less sleep, poor sleep quality, greater fatigue, and high body mass indexes (BMI). Previous research points to technology impacting sleep patterns. But new research shows that 40% […]

Caffeine: How Much is Too Much and Is It Harmful?

Caffeine: How Much is Too Much and Is It Harmful?

Many of us rely on a caffeinated cup of coffee or tea at the start of our day to get ourselves going and provide that boost of energy we all need. Caffeine is commonly used to increase wakefulness and improve concentration and focus. But how […]

Gut Health Impacts Sleep, Calling for Pre- and Probiotics

Gut Health Impacts Sleep, Calling for Pre- and Probiotics

The interaction between the gastrointestinal tract and the nervous system is called the Gut Brain Axis. And it’s gaining a lot of attention from both scientists and consumers. Though the number of clinical trials that explore this link is limited, recent reviews of this interaction […]

Eating Meals Late at Night Causes Weight Gain and Impairs Fat Metabolism

Eating Meals Late at Night Causes Weight Gain and Impairs Fat Metabolism

If you’ve ever been on a diet, one common tip is to not eat heavy meals at night, usually past 9pm. The reason being that the probability of high activity level after that time, enough to burn the fat from that meal, is very slim. […]

Your Quality of Sleep Declines As You Get Older

Your Quality of Sleep Declines As You Get Older

A recent review of scientific literature published in the journal Neuron found that aging adults may be losing their ability to produce deep, restorative sleep. Medical News Today states that as the brain ages, neurons and circuits in the areas that regulate sleep slowly degrade, […]