Erica Marroquin

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The Simple Trick That Could Make Your Runs Easier

All you have to do is shift your gaze.<p>No matter how much you love running, you are going to have your fair share of sucky runs. It’s just the way it is. Sometimes your runs will drag on forever, everything will hurt, and endorphins will go MIA. But new research from New York University suggests …

7 Foods That Boost Your Memory

Give your brain the kick it needs!<p><i>This article was written by Julia Merz and provided by our partners at Rodale News.</i><p>From forgetting where you put your keys to witnessing a family member suffer from dementia, everyone has brushes with memory failure to varying degrees. While forgetting a name or …

Nutrition

7 Foods That Clear Your Complexion

Read on—and eat up!—to get more gorgeous skin<p><i>By Natasha Burton for Beauty High</i><p>While topical solutions for pimples can keep your face acne-free, you can actually help your skin along the road to clarity through your diet. What you put in your body reflects how it looks on the outside, after all.<p>To …

Nutrition

'You've Been on Your Phone for 160 Minutes Today'

The sun is still heaving its way into the sky when I receive the first of the day's many damning push notifications: "You've been on your iPhone for …

8 Foods That Decrease Inflammation and Help You Lose Weight

Because eating these foods is so much easier than counting calories

Antiinflammatory

Couch-potato kids became couch-potato adults: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The more television children watched at age 10, the more they watched in middle age, according to a new report that suggests the need for earlier interventions to get kids off the couch.<p>Over the course of 32 years, researchers from University College London monitored the …

Lack of sleep may shrink your brain

<b>(CNN) —</b> Can a lack of sleep affect the size of your brain? It's possible, a recent study published in an online issue of Neurology suggests.<p>European researchers looked at 147 adults between the ages of 20 and 84. With two MRI scans, they examined the link between sleep problems like insomnia and …

From OM To OMG: Science, Your Brain, And The Productive Powers Of Meditation

Using fMRI scans, we can now see what meditation does to the brain. The author suggests it can lead to a happier, more productive, and creative life. And even two minutes a day can do wonders.<p>Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this …

The Power of Sleep

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