Alex Nella

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Am I Just Really Tired, or Do I Have Adrenal Fatigue?

<i>By Elinor Fish</i><p>I pulled the bed sheets over my head to block the morning sunshine from hitting my face. It was a beautiful July morning, a day I'd usually jump up, slip on my running shoes, and hit the trails for a fun long run.<p>But not today.<p>My head was foggy from a bad nights' sleep, my body felt …

Why Your Brain Doesn’t Want You to Keep Weight Off—and How to Fight It

Imagine toiling away at your job every day knowing there was no raise or promotion in sight. It would be pretty hard to bring your A game all the time, right? Same goes for weight loss. “All behavior begins with wanting to change something," says Segar. "To keep doing that behavior, people need …

KEEGAN: The Opposite of Loneliness

<i>The piece below was written by Marina Keegan ’12 for a special edition of the News distributed at the class of 2012’s commencement exercises last</i> …

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Here Are 27 Facts About ‘Top Gun’ That You Had No Idea About

After reading number 23, I have to watch this again to see for myself. More

The Great Vegan vs. Plant-Based Debate - UC Davis Integrative Medicine

<b>“The more I learn, the more I realize how much I don’t know.” Albert Einstein</b><p>Sometimes it’s just true.<p>The more we talk about a subject (and we sure …

Plant-Based Diet

Scientists think they may have found a way to rewire your brain to like healthy foods

Let’s face it: Junk food can be addictive and hard to kick, but what if you could retrain your brain to crave healthier options?<p>With a process called cognitive restructuring, it may be possible to turn down the brain’s response to junk food and increase response to healthier options, says Susan …

The Surprising Amount of Time Kids Spend Looking at Screens

New research suggests children are far exceeding the two-hour daily limit recommended by pediatricians.<p>Slouching posture, carpal-tunnel, neck strain, eye problems. The negative effects that technology use is having on humans’ bodies are surprising. Kids who spend much of their days in and out of …