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The Benefits of Napping

The Benefits of Napping

As we become busier in our lives and fill up every moment with activity, the quality and quantity of sleep lessens, resulting in a chronic state of sleep deprivation. While naps do not necessarily make up for inadequate or poor quality nighttime sleep, a short nap of...

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The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Studies indicate that short-term fasting can increase longevity, help regulate glucose levels, and help treat everything from asthma and autoimmune diseases to cardiac arrhythmia's. These experts argue that constant grazing can actually disrupt metabolic pathways and...

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Research Proves Nature is Good for You

Research Proves Nature is Good for You

Japanese researchers set out to study the changes on the body when spending time in nature. “Forest Bathing” or shinrin-yoku was proved to have beneficial, measurable changes when spending 40 minutes walking in nature. One study at Chiba University in Japan found that...

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The Healing Effects of the Women’s March

In the wake of Donald Trump’s victory, many patients have felt hopeless about the future of the US. Fighting positive change is hard, requires sustained effort, a willingness to fail along the way, and drains us of our power to act. Protesting, in the form of a march,...

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How to Excuse-Proof “I Don’t Have Time to Cook”

How to Excuse-Proof “I Don’t Have Time to Cook”

We all have busy lives, which leave little time for cooking health meals when we get home at the end of the day.  First, a little reality check: “The average restaurant meal comes in at 1,500 calories, so it’s hard to lose weight eating out,” says Dawn Jackson...

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