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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: […]

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You (And Making You Fat In The Process)

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You (And Making You Fat In The Process)

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer. According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the short-term productivity gains from skipping […]

Simple Habits Of The Most Energetic People

Simple Habits Of The Most Energetic People

We all know someone with seemingly boundless energy. You know, that person who wakes up with the sun, who actually goes to the gym before 8 a.m., who is always up for an after-work adventure or weekend-long excursion. But chances are, you are not one of those people. According to a 2015 survey from YouGov, […]

Climate Change Is Literally Making You Lose Sleep

Climate Change Is Literally Making You Lose Sleep

Climate change caused by human emissions of greenhouse gases is wreaking havoc on our planet — from heat waves to heavy rainstorms to higher sea levels, the consequences of global warming are far-reaching. The mere thought of the irreversible damage being done to our planet is enough to leave us tossing and turning at night. But […]

Tweaks To Your Morning Routine That Will Transform Your Entire Day

Tweaks To Your Morning Routine That Will Transform Your Entire Day

I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control. Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What they found will change the way you start your day. The researchers found that self-control and energy are not […]

What’s Really Happening When Your Heart ‘Flutters’

What’s Really Happening When Your Heart ‘Flutters’

It might feel like sudden thumps, flutters or a change in speed — but what’s really happening when your heart feels like it skips a beat? And is it dangerous to your health? Dr. Margarita Rohr, internist at NYU Langone Joan H. Tisch Center for Women’s Health, often sees patients who are concerned about their heart […]

Why You Need to Stay Far, Far Away from ‘Natural’ Supplements

Why You Need to Stay Far, Far Away from ‘Natural’ Supplements

Green tea powder extract and red yeast rice sound harmless enough, but a new report has flagged these and 13 other “all-natural” ingredients found in common supplements as potentially serious health risks. Organ failure, cardiac arrest, and cancer were among the potential complications that a Consumer Reports investigation linked to the ingredients, which are found in […]

Is Social Media Hurting You?

Is Social Media Hurting You?

Social media is evolving, with the major platforms constantly offering new tools and features to attract and retain their users. Facebook has a live-streaming feature. Instagram has Stories. Twitter has the President’s tweets. Well, maybe that last one isn’t part of the evolution. But it’s certainly one of the aspects of social media that keeps […]

How Emotionally Intelligent Are You?

How Emotionally Intelligent Are You?

Do you find yourself quietly seething at your desk when things don’t go your way at work? Have you shouted at colleagues, or said things that you thought were acceptable but turned out to be hurtful? Do you often find yourself stranded by your emotions, full of unnamable energy but too agitated to use it? […]

Will Eating Meat Give You Cancer?

Will Eating Meat Give You Cancer?

When the World Health Organization (WHO) released a report this October linking processed meats and red meats to an increased risk of cancer, the nation stood divided. As a long-time vegan, my mind was already made up — I stood on the side of the fence that felt validated by the WHO’s findings. Humanitarian issues […]