Month

August 2017

Prebiotics May Help Relieve Your Nighttime Stress

by Maya Munot

A new study suggests that getting your fill of foods rich in prebiotics may help you cope with stress. Researchers from the University of Colorado discovered in their study, published in the journal Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, that regular amounts of… Continue Reading →

Snacking During the Workday: 101

by Jessica Malen

When you’re hungry during the workday, it might be easy to grab some greasy chips or a sugar-riddled candy bar from a vending machine or convenience store. These food choices might seem like a suitable choice, but over time the… Continue Reading →

Five Old-Fashioned Remedies That Are Still Relevant

by Jessica Malen

Physicians are increasingly calling on the practices of age-old medicine now more than ever to treat ailments like constipation or congestion as research continues to support the benefits. Some home remedies can save you a trip to the doctor and… Continue Reading →

Mix up Your Whole Grains With Ancient and Modern Grains

by Maya Munot

A recent study by Harvard, published in the journal Circulation, found that people who consumed whole grains daily had a lower risk of dying from any cause compared to those who didn’t. This doesn’t prove that whole grains prevent early… Continue Reading →

Yoga 101

by Jessica Malen

What Is Yoga? “Yoga is a mind and body practice with historical origins in ancient Indian philosophy. Like other meditative movement practices used for health purposes, various styles of yoga typically combine physical postures, breathing techniques, and meditation or relaxation,” according to… Continue Reading →

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