Elizabeth Johnson

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The Difference of Just One More Hour of Sleep

Did you know that each year when we "spring forward" at the beginning of Daylight Saving Time, heart attacks and car accidents spike? Productivity, performance and concentration are also significantly disturbed. Losing just one hour of sleep might not seem like a big deal -- many of us do this …

Cotton Candy

5 Healthy Foods That Have More Fat Than a Doughnut

<b>Half an Avocado</b><br>Each half of this fruit comes with 15 grams of fat—but 10 of those grams are monounsaturated fats, which improve cholesterol levels. They may also prevent the accumulation of belly fat, according to a study published in <i>Diabetes Care</i>.<p><b>Two Tablespoons Peanut Butter</b><br>If you limit yourself …

An Argument Against Food Stamps

I think we should stop food stamps completely.<p>It's not that I don't think the government should be feeding people, it's that I wouldn't call the options available in grocery stores (especially in low- and middle-income communities) "feeding" people. When a person uses food stamps they have a finite …

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Golden Dawn

You'll Never Believe This Dessert Has No Added Sugar

<b>Mini Banana Bundt Cakes</b><br>Makes 16 mini bundt cakes<p>4 over-ripe bananas, mashed with a fork<br>1 6-oz cup Greek yogurt<br>Splash of vanilla extract<br>1 cup all-purpose flour<br>1 cup whole wheat flour<br>1 whole egg<br>1 egg white<br>4 Tbsp pureed raisins<br>1 tsp baking soda<br>1/4 tsp salt<br>Dash of cinnamon and nutmeg (optional)<br>Handful …

Your Body Does Incredible Things When You Aren't Awake

Sleep is anything but a waste of time. While many people think of catching Zzs as the body "shutting off" until morning, nodding off actually activates a complicated process that helps you feel rested and healthy the next day. Scientists divide sleep into four stages -- each full sleep cycle takes …

The Surprising Effect of Meditation No One Is Talking About

When was the last time you said, "I had the most amazing sex last night with this guy who looked way older than his age. He had a slammin' pot belly and was totally distracted the whole time"?<p>Meditation is often draped in a shroud of incense, pashmina and patchouli. This can lead to misconceptions …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

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Middle-aged? Put down the meat

Eating a high-protein diet in middle age could increase your risk of diabetes and cancer, according to a study published this week in the journal Cell Metabolism. But don't stay away from meat for too long - the same study showed those over 65 need more protein to reduce their mortality</b> …

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