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Top 15 Cleansing Detox Foods

When it comes to cleansing your body of harmful toxins, food really is the best medicine. You’ll be amazed to learn that many of your favorite foods also cleanse the body’s detoxification organs like the liver, intestines, kidneys and skin, preventing harmful toxic buildup. Help ward off the harmful effects of pollution, food additives, secondhand […]

By |June 20th, 2017|Health & Happiness, Newsletter, Nutrition|0 Comments

How to Be Happy and Successful (in that Order)

Most of us are familiar with the causality dilemma, which came first: the chicken or the egg? It’s often used to describe situations in which it isn’t clear which event is the cause and which is the effect. In a similar vein, it’s often believed that being successful will lead to or result in happiness. […]

By |June 6th, 2017|Health & Happiness, Newsletter|0 Comments

6 Foods to Boost Your Mood

Can you eat your way to a better mood? More and more scientific research is saying so. Maintaining a healthy and balanced diet is important for your general health, so why should it be any different for your mental health? From depression-fighting seeds to anxiety-zapping greens, read about the best nutrients for your mood.

1.Sesame Seeds
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What percentage of our happiness can we actually change?

Leading researcher Sonya Lyubomirsky has been able to determine that about 40 percent of our capability for happiness is underdeveloped and within our power and ability to change. About 10 percent can be attributed to life circumstances and 50 percent of our happiness is set.

Lyubomirsky developed an assessment of personal happiness through a brief 4-item […]

By |May 23rd, 2017|Health & Happiness, Newsletter, Trivia|0 Comments

15 Signs That You *Actually* Love Yourself

There’s a thin line between self-help and self-criticism—at least, according to Danielle LaPorte. The “truth bomb”-dropping spiritual guru (with a coveted spot on Oprah’s SuperSoul 100 list) makes the case for radical forgiveness and unrelenting love in her latest book, White Hot Truth.

Her main contention? That in our improvement-obsessed culture, the more you strive for […]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Health & Happiness, Newsletter|0 Comments

8 Surprising (And Easy) Memory Boosters

The key to remembering where you put your keys? It could be as easy as these simple tweaks to your daily routine.

Practice good posture
Go thank Mom for nagging you to sit up straight—standing and sitting up straight and tilting your chin up boosts blood and oxygen flow to the brain by up to 40 […]

How to Find Out If Your Doctor Takes Drug Company Money

The vast majority of physicians in the United States take gifts from the pharmaceutical industry. Thanks to the Sunshine Act, you can find out exactly how much your physician (or any doctor) gets from which drug companies.

A long-time editor of a prestigious medical journal started his editorial on physicians’ conflicts of interest by describing a […]

By |May 8th, 2017|Health & Happiness, News, Newsletter|0 Comments

How to Get Rid of Post-Flight Soreness Fast

Do big travel days at the airport leave you feeling horrible? Does your lower back start to cry while your butt muscles tingle with impending numbness after hours on a plane? Do your shoulders ache from hauling around your carry-on all day?

Hopping on an airplane doesn’t have to hurt. While airlines certainly don’t offer the […]

What exercise is most effective to boost your metabolism?

An increase in physical activity will increase your BMR. The main objective is to exercise at a rate where your heart rate increases when it comes to cardiovascular exercise. Resistance training (or weight bearing exercise) is the most effective way to increase BMR—the greater your muscle mass; the faster your body will burn calories.

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True or False: Your gut bacteria can affect anxiety levels

True: Researchers have found that the subjects who took the prebiotics had lower levels of cortisol — a stress hormone which has been linked with anxiety and depression — in their saliva when they woke up in the morning.
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By |April 19th, 2017|Health & Happiness, Nutrition, Trivia|0 Comments