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  • Will Yoga Benefit Your Sex Life? Read more >

    Will Yoga Benefit Your Sex Life?

    The Internet abounds with wellness blogs that recommend yoga for a better sex life, as well as personal accounts of the practice improving sexual experience — often to an enviable degree. Does the research back up these claims, however? We investigate.

  • Do You Consume Too Much Protein? Read more >

    Do You Consume Too Much Protein?

    Proteins are the most versatile molecules for the human body and are key to almost all biological processes. The average recommended dietary allowance for protein is calculated using the ratio of 1 gram of protein for every 1 kilogram of a person’s body weight. The recommended dietary allowance or RDA for protein depends on factors, […]

  • Your Number One Heart Health Indicator Read more >

    Your Number One Heart Health Indicator

    For sixty years, medical wisdom held that high cholesterol causes heart attacks. As Americans have lowered their cholesterol levels, however, heart disease has not declined. In fact, it remains the number one cause of death in the U.S. Al Sears, M.D., who specializes in anti-aging medicine, uses another warning system for heart attacks. He measures […]

  • Exercise and Cancer Read more >

    Exercise and Cancer

    You know that exercise is important for optimal health, but you may not realize it greatly lowers your risk of cancer. Furthermore, should you develop cancer, exercise improves your odds of remission and recovery. Over 100 studies have shown the benefits of physical activity in cancer prevention.

  • Longtime Couples Synchronize Physical and Mental Health Read more >

    Longtime Couples Synchronize Physical and Mental Health

    Doctors assess their patients as individuals. However, recent research indicates that when that patient is part of a couple, it may be important to also assess the person’s spouse. Researchers are learning that as people age in relationships, they evolve biologically and become more and more like their partners. Shannon Mejia, a postdoctoral research fellow […]

  • The Invisible Antioxidant Read more >

    The Invisible Antioxidant

    People are taking off their shoes and enjoying the benefits of walking in direct contact with the ground. The idea of “grounding,” also known as “earthing,” is that by keeping contact between your feet and the earth, you are connecting your body with earth’s supply of negatively charged energy and absorbing electrons through your feet. […]

  • Why “Carb Loading” is a Thing of the Past Read more >

    Why “Carb Loading” is a Thing of the Past

    For decades, endurance athletes have been instructed to load up their bodies with carbohydrates, in order to perform at their peak. Long distance runners traditionally spend the hours before a race filling up on pasta and oatmeal. More recently some athletes have been experimenting with another type of diet, a high-fat, low net carbs (total […]

  • Will Walking 10,000 Steps a Day Keep You Fit? Read more >

    Will Walking 10,000 Steps a Day Keep You Fit?

    Pedometers and other wearable devices that monitor the number of steps walked have become extremely popular. Most of these devices come pre-set with a default goal of 10,000 steps daily, the number generally accepted as optimal in order to remain moderately active. But does walking those 10,000 steps mean you are physically fit? In a […]

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