Monday, March 18, 2019

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Want to keep up to date with the latest nutrition, wellness, lifestyle medicine and health news? Not so keen on digging through the thousands of scientific studies you’d need to read to understand what the latest hooplah is actually about? We completely understand where you are coming from. You’ve got a million responsibilities as it is! Luckily for you, scouring the scientific literature to understand the newest health breakthrough is right in our wheelhouse. It’s kind of our favorite thing to do, actually. So, whenever there is a viral or groundbreaking health news story, we dig into the nitty-gritty scientific data and wrap it all up in a simple, straightforward summary for you! Check out all the health trends we’ve covered below!

Medical Marijuana Benefits: Cannabis for Back Pain Remedy

Medical Marjiuana Benefits: Cannabis for Back Pain Remedy
Interested in using cannabis for back pain?  Before you pop over to your doctor or dispensary, make sure you know what the science actually says about using medical marijuana to manage pain!  Here, our resident nutritional anthropologist and traditional medicine expert helps you do just that! Many people see the idea of using cannabis for...

The Dummies’ Guide to Foods that Increase Blood Pressure

The Dummies' Guide to Foods that Increase Blood Pressure
Want to learn about foods that increase blood pressure?  Then you've come to the right place! Here, Ana breaks down everything you need to know about what exactly, (high) blood pressure is, its causes, and the natural foods you can eat in order to prevent it! High blood pressure (or, scientifically, “hypertension”) is one of the leading causes...

Health Benefits of Love Making: Add Healthy Muscles to the List!

Health Benefits of Love Making: Add Healthy Muscles to the List!
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, I thought I'd take a step back and look at the lighter side of health for a moment or two. Yep, you guessed it!  (Or maybe you didn't?) Sex. While most of you are likely aware that sex can have a positive impact on your mental health and well-being, there...

Binaural Beats Benefits: Read this to Calm Your Mind

Binaural Beats Benefits: Need to Calm Your Mind? Read This!
Binaural beats are an auditory illusion with surprising benefits for your cognitive and emotional health.  Read on to learn about exactly what binaural beats are, how they work, and how you can use them to calm your mind! Binaural beats benefits. Even if you haven’t got a clue what they are, I know you like them...

Top 20 Foods For Increased Productivity in the Workplace

20 Best Foods for Productivity at Work
On the hunt for highly-nutritious whole foods for increased productivity in the workplace to make sure you’re on top of your game at work?  You’ll want to read on for the 20 best delicious (and nutritious!) options! How are Productivity and Nutrition Linked? Have you ever thought about the fact that your brain needs fuel?  Just...

11 Best Ways to Increase Dopamine Naturally [Printable Checklist]

11 Best Ways to Increase Dopamine Naturally
Most people who want to know the best ways to increase dopamine naturally don't actually have a good understanding of what dopamine is, or how it works.  They still think of it as a simple happiness hormone - something that we are starting to realize isn't necessarily the truth. Or at least not the whole...

101 Healthy Christmas Gift Ideas for the Ones You Truly Care About

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Whether you are on the hunt for healthy Christmas gift ideas to buy for the health nut or fitness buff on your list or to tack on the end of your own letter to Santa (we just know you’ve been super good this year and your list can be extra-long!), you have come to...

Shocking Study: A Single Energy Drink Harms Your Heart Health

Shocking Study: A Single Energy Drink Harms Your Heart Health
Always thought your occasional afternoon-slump-busting energy drink from the office vending machine was an innocent (and an end-of-presentation-lifesaving) little indulgence?  I’m afraid I’ve got bad news for you. What Do Energy Drinks Do to Your Heart? A new study out of the University of Texas, Houston, suggests that just one caffeine-, sugar- and stimulant-laden energy drink can...

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