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3 Ways to Boost Nutrition and Digestion for More Productivity

3 Ways to Boost Nutrition and Digestion for More Productivity

I used to think my lack of focus and difficulty being productive was a personality flaw. I’d put things off, feeling like I was in a fog. I couldn’t concentrate on tasks and just felt kind of dumb. And I thought it was “just the way I am.” Turns out, it had nothing to do […]

Craving Sugar? Try These Substitutes Instead

Craving Sugar? Try These Substitutes Instead

One minute we’re told sugar is bad for us and the next minute, we’re told some of its substitutes, such as aspartame and sucralose, are just as bad, if not worse. A little bit of sugar is OK. But let’s get one thing straight: too much sugar can be dangerous. A study published in JAMA […]

5 Snacks to Pump Up Your Energy Level

5 Snacks to Pump Up Your Energy Level

Whether you’re chasing kiddos around the house, or slaving away at your 9-to-5, we all have days when we could use a little help in the energy department. But don’t chug a venti coffee or reach for some gas station energy drink. Instead, use food as your fuel and make healthy choices while you’re at […]

How Many Steps A Day Should You Be Taking?

How Many Steps A Day Should You Be Taking?

Are you reading this on your phone right now? If you are you’ve probably seen that your phone has the ability to track quite a lot. If you’re on an iPhone you have access to the Health app, which is a great way to track things like your steps each day. You might be a […]

Facts About Tuberculosis And MDR-TB

Facts About Tuberculosis And MDR-TB

Key facts Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide. In 2015, 10.4 million people fell ill with TB and 1.8 million died from the disease (including 0.4 million among people with HIV). Over 95% of TB deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. Six countries account for 60% of the […]

3 Subtle Signs You’re Over-Exfoliating Your Skin

3 Subtle Signs You’re Over-Exfoliating Your Skin

  Any good skincare routine begins with the all-important cleansing process — but how much scrubbing is too much? According to celebrity skin expert and registered nurse Jamie Sherrill, any exfoliation that causes your skin to adopt certain changes means you’re likely exfoliating more than you should. Here are three changes that Sherrill says are […]

6 Things You Should Never Do in Bed

6 Things You Should Never Do in Bed

We spend about a third of our lives sleeping. That’s kind of amazing, and I think we don’t realize exactly what that means. It means that if your day were equivalent to the entire area of the continental United States, then your sleep would take up the area of the 8 largest states combined: Texas, […]

7 Superfoods You Need for a Longer, Healthier Life

7 Superfoods You Need for a Longer, Healthier Life

Is it true that you can add years to your life by making smarter food choices? Believe it or not, it is! Our life span is dependent on several factors; however, following a healthy lifestyle and sticking to a nutrient-packed diet can slow the aging process and help ward off age-related diseases, including heart disease, […]

How to Know If You’re Healthy Enough

How to Know If You’re Healthy Enough

With the constant influx of health news and ever-changing lifestyle recommendations, it can be tricky to know whether your daily habits are actually healthy. But there are a handful of tests you and your doctor can do that will indicate whether you are doing the best for your health or whether you need to improve. […]

Foods You Shouldn’t Keep In The Fridge

Foods You Shouldn’t Keep In The Fridge

My grandmother put everything in the refrigerator. She thought putting it in the refrigerator meant that it would last longer. But science doesn’t think the same thing. Some foods undergo changes after being refrigerated and are harmful if consumed. Watch where and how you are storing these 10 foods: 1. Eggs Eggs can go in […]