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The 7 Laws of Healthy Old Age

The 7 Laws of Healthy Old Age

1. Continue learning Compared to participants of the inner-city Glueck study, the Grant men lived on average 10 years longer than their less-educated peers. However, the 6 percent of Glueck men who graduated from college were just as healthy, even in old age, as the Grant men. 2. Don’t smoke In both studies (and excluding […]

Non-destructive Ways To Teach Your Child About Eating

Non-destructive Ways To Teach Your Child About Eating

Parents, teachers and community members can all agree – we want healthy, happy kids. Teachers have endless requirements and curriculum standards to meet, one of which is teaching students some of the basics of nutrition. But nutrition isn’t always as straightforward as one might think, especially with kids. Teaching children about nutrition is tricky. It’s […]

Easiest Way To Stop Emotional Eating

Easiest Way To Stop Emotional Eating

Raise your hand if you’ve ever found yourself halfway through a bag of quinoa chips before asking yourself, “Wait, am I just eating because I’m bored?” Or sad. Or anxious. Or fill in any other emotion here. You’re definitely not alone. “As humans, eating is linked to so many emotions,” says Lauren Fowler, R.D.N., a […]

Is Your Headache Just A Headache? Or Something More Serious?

Is Your Headache Just A Headache? Or Something More Serious?

      Many people get frequent headaches and usually don’t pay any attention to them. If you can take something over the counter to eliminate the pain, you may never bother speaking with your physician about it. However, when it comes to pain and other side effects (like fatigue, dizziness, or nausea) that accompany […]

How Being An Introvert Could Affect Your Sleep

How Being An Introvert Could Affect Your Sleep

Being an introvert could be behind your lack of energy. According to a recent study, introverts are more likely to suffer from a poor night’s sleep than extroverts. The researchers asked adults to complete a personality test before answering survey questions about their sleeping habits.  They found extroverts are 17.7% more satisfied with their levels of energy during the […]

What’s The Deal With ‘Clean Sleeping’?

What’s The Deal With ‘Clean Sleeping’?

For years, Elly Shariat had been burning the candle at both ends. “I’d start my days around 6 a.m. and I’d begrudgingly force myself to go to sleep at 2 or 3 a.m.,” said Shariat, a Los Angeles-based entertainment publicist. Her big “aha” moment came around her 35th birthday, when she got into her car […]

Why You Need To Go To Bed Early

Why You Need To Go To Bed Early

To a surprising, and almost humiliating extent, some of the gravest problems we face during a day can be traced back to a brutally simple fact: that we have not had enough sleep the night before. The idea sounds profoundly offensive. There are surely greater issues than tiredness. We are likely to be up against […]

Signs That You Have High Blood Sugar

Signs That You Have High Blood Sugar

With all the processed food available, it’s difficult to know the amount of sugar our blood ends up accumulating. Too much sugar can lead to a very serious disease we’ve all heard of — diabetes. If you notice these three factors in your body, it’s time to make a change in your nutrition habits: 1. […]

Best Foods To Fuel Your Day

Best Foods To Fuel Your Day

Your body is an incredible machine. In the time it takes you to read this article (approximately five minutes) your heart will beat 400 times, your blood will travel the equivalent of eight miles and your brain will have 30 billion chemical reactions. All that activity and more is why it’s so important to keep […]

Little Known Signs Of Breast Cancer (And How You Can Catch It Early)

Little Known Signs Of Breast Cancer (And How You Can Catch It Early)

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, so it’s a perfect time to talk about the early warning signs, how to prevent it and how to catch it early. A lump in your breast is an obvious sign, but do you know the others? Having breast cancer is a scary thing to think about, but knowing […]