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High-Fat Diet Linked To Lung Cancer Risk

High-Fat Diet Linked To Lung Cancer Risk

People who eat a lot of saturated fat – the “bad” kind of fat that’s abundant in foods like butter and beef – are more likely to develop lung cancer than individuals on low-fat diets, a recent study suggests. Compared to adults who didn’t get a lot of fat in their diets, people who ate […]

Music And Your Brain

Music And Your Brain

Music is a pervasive part of our daily lives, whether we notice it or not. Often, it melts into the background – on the radio, in the doctor’s office, at the supermarket or in the gym. While other times, it plays a more pronounced and overt role – if you’ve ever been to a Tony […]

Worst Things You Do When You Just Can’t Sleep

Worst Things You Do When You Just Can’t Sleep

Some people are lucky to fall asleep within minutes after their heads hit the pillow. But if you’re not one of them, sleep can feel more elusive than that bench press goal you’ve been hoping for. And if you’ve struggled to nod off, chances are you’ve tried every “sleep fast” remedy in the book to […]

Why You’ve Been Insanely Thirsty Lately

Why You’ve Been Insanely Thirsty Lately

When that parched feeling strikes, the solution seems simple enough: guzzle a glass of H20 and steer clear of salty foods. But if you find that your thirst isn’t quenched no matter how much water you drink, your bod could be dropping a hint that something else is going on. “When we’re thirsty, we naturally […]

15 Ways To Reduce Stress And Improve Your Health

15 Ways To Reduce Stress And Improve Your Health

Stress has been in the media a lot lately, with more and more of us suffering its ill effects. With 40 percent of Americans saying their job is very stressful and 57 percent feeling stressed about the future of America, things seem to be getting worse. Stress can have a terrible impact on your health […]

Tips For Mindful Eating

Tips For Mindful Eating

With the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life, sometimes it seems nearly impossible to eat intentionally (especially when some of your meals are on the go!). Nevertheless, research shows that mindful eating can lead to greater awareness of how and why you are eating. This enhanced awareness may reduce “mindless eating” and subsequently help with […]

This Is Why A Hot Drink Will Actually Cool You Down

This Is Why A Hot Drink Will Actually Cool You Down

It all has to do with sweat. Drinking a hot drink increases the body’s heat load and the body responds to that by sweating. The output of sweat is greater than the internal heat gain, and this is where it all starts to make sense ― when the sweat evaporates from the skin, it cools […]

Ways You Can Use Food To Boost Your Mental Health

Ways You Can Use Food To Boost Your Mental Health

We now know that diet may be just as important to mental health as it is to physical health, so it comes as no surprise to learn that what we eat ― and how we do it ― has huge implications. And it’s not just about eating healthily. There are other ways that foods can […]

Ways To Overcome Nervousness, According To Science

Ways To Overcome Nervousness, According To Science

1. Before a job interview or an important meeting Jot down three points you want to get across. “If you start worrying, focus your mind on your main points,” says Beilock. That will help keep you in the moment and give you a cheat sheet if you start to panic. 2. Before competing in your […]

How And Why We Should Be Eating More Vegetables For Breakfast

How And Why We Should Be Eating More Vegetables For Breakfast

We’re here with a friendly reminder: the average person is supposed to eat two and a half to three cups of vegetables a day, according to My Plate. For some people, that’s an easy feat. For others, hitting that goal can be little trickier. Here’s the easiest way to reach that vegetable recommendation without any trouble: […]