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The "Chairless Chair" Allows You to Sit Anywhere

Two companies have developed an ergonomic, wearable “chair” that is designed to allow an individual to sit wherever and whenever they feel the need …

Wearable Tech

A New Study Has Uncovered a Way to Potentially Improve Auditory Memory in Adults

The Memory Loss Chemical<p>Researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have discovered that limiting the quantity or delivery mechanism of the …

Neuroscience

Here's What The Nuts You Snack On Actually Do For Your Body

We’ve all heard that nuts make a healthy snack in moderation, despite their high fat content. Even Barack Obama has admitted to eating a handful of (seven) almonds every day. A study from 2015 found that eating a small handful of nuts a day could help you live longer, and it turns out the fat in …

Nutrition

What Are the Health Benefits of Dried Goji Berries?

Goji berries, a fruit that comes from the Chinese Lycium barbarum plant, have been used as a traditional medicine for general health, and recent …

6 Exercises That Burn Calories in Overdrive

If your health, fitness, or body composition goals involve fat-burning or losing weight, after working on your nutrition, you’re going to want to …

10 of the Best Workouts for Weight Loss

If you're reading this right now, you're probably in the market for a heart-thumping, blood-pumping, balls-to-the-wall workout. And, friend, we've …

Exercise

8 Signs You’re Eating Too Much Sugar

Sugar is delicious. Anyone who denies that is lying. But because life is unfair, sugar, especially in copious amounts, is really bad for your health. …

Diabetes

The Most Dangerous Fat Is the Easiest to Lose

It’s every weight loss enthusiast’s dream to zap belly fat but, far from pure vanity, there’s actually a reason why having a lot of fat in the …

How to Manage Atrial Fibrillation

1 of 8<p>Credit: iStock<p>Understanding atrial fibrillation will allow you to communicate your needs to your family, friends, and health care providers. …

Foods to Avoid with Atrial Fibrillation

1 of 11<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>Maintaining a healthy diet is important if you’ve been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, or a-fib. The key to eating well …

The Trick Smoothies Play on the Stomach

Strategic blending can delay hunger.<p>Imagine you have a glass of water and a plate of chicken, broccoli, and mushrooms.<p>If you were already imagining that, keep imagining it. Then consider a non-trivial question: Would it be better to eat it as it is, or blend it all together and drink it?<p>Not many …

Nutrition

6 Tips To Age Better, According To Science

Holistic Medicine

The Wrong Eating Habits Can Hurt Your Brain, Not Just Your Waistline

Being overweight can raise your blood pressure, cholesterol and risk for developing diabetes. It could be bad for your brain, too.<p>A diet high in saturated fats and sugars, the so-called Western diet, actually affects the parts of the brain that are important to memory and make people more likely to …

Diabetes

Body fat percentage

The <b>body fat percentage</b> (<b>BFP</b>) of a human or other living being is the total mass of fat divided by total body mass, times 100; body fat includes …

The Right and Wrong Way to Eat Chia Seeds

There's good reason chia seeds have been on everyone's minds these days. These tiny seeds are high in protein, fiber, calcium, antioxidants, and omega-3s, but there <i>is</i> a right and wrong way to eat them, and one man learned the hard way.<p>In one patient case study, one man experienced intense …

Breakfast

How to Soak Chia Seeds and The Benefits

Soaking Chia is easy and fun plus it helps improve absorption of nutrients.<p>Chia Seeds have numerous benefits, but one of the most unique properties …

Alternative Medicine

Should I Take Casein Or Whey Protein?

Trying to decide on which proteins to use at what times and for what reasons can be a mind-numbing process.<p>It is my hopes that this article can shed …

Nutrition

10 Mesmerizing Old-Fashioned Photos That Show Surfers In A New Light

<i>This post originally appeared on National Geographic.</i><p>When it comes to worshiping the ocean, surfers are some of the world’s most passionate devotees.<p>It was this fervor that drew photographer Joni Sternbach to make portraits of them. “I was more drawn to the idea of people who were wholly absorbed …

Surfing

How Weight Lifting Can Change The Structure Of Your Brain, Science Explains

Weight Lifting Might Lead To 46% Reduced Risk Of Death

Milk apparently is not the only thing that does a body good. Now research has shown that strength training into older age can actually help to …

When You Eat Pickles Often, Something Surprising Will Happen To Your Brain

<i>Food for thought</i> might just have a whole new meaning to it and in a more literal sense. We all hold a widely held conception that fish helps our …

The Benefits of Red Panax Ginseng Extract

Ginseng is a popular supplement because of its touted health benefits, but the ginseng root that packs the most powerful medicinal punch is Panax …

7 Eating Habits That Make You Anxious And Depressed

People often think that a healthy diet means you’ll have a healthy body as a result. Although that is true, did you also know that a healthy diet …

According to Neuroscience, These Are the 10 Most Relaxing Songs Ever

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

Neuroscience

How Effective Are Nootropics and “Smart” Drugs?

GIF<p>Imagine a pill you can take to speed up your thought processes, boost your memory, and make you more productive. If it sounds like the ultimate …

13 Nootropics (Smart Drugs) to Unlock Your True Brain

Nootropics – sometimes called smart drugs – are compounds that enhance brain function. They’re becoming a popular way to give your mind an extra …

Nootropic - Scientific Review on Usage, Dosage, Side Effects

<i>Nootropic</i>s, a greek word meaning 'Towards the Mind', are compounds that are both (1) neurologically active and (2) directly or indirectly enhances …

8 Effective Ways To Boost Your Brain Power

The brain is an integral part of us which we don’t know much about. As a result, we’re unknowingly neglecting and degenerating it. Studies on how to …