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Why Drink Lemon Water?

A glass of lemon water to start your day can help keep the doctor away. Why do I say that? According to Hippocrates “All disease begin in...
How to Lose Weight with Science

How to Lose Weight with Science

Everyone has an opinion on how you should lose weight, but not everyone backs up their claims with legitimate science. The talented crew at AsapSCIENCE have put...

How Much Sleep Do You Actually Need?

Watch this informative video to find out if you're getting enough sleep, and the science behind why sacrificing sleep (or sleeping too much) could...
Ibuprofen Kills Thousands Each Year--What You Need to Know

Ibuprofen Kills Thousands Each Year–What You Need to Know

Americans take Advil (Ibuprofen) to minimize pain associated with headaches, back, and muscle pain. The remedy may stop the pain temporarily, but it does...

That Starbucks Coffee You're Drinking Might Have 3x More Sugar than a Coke

A recent study by Action on Sugar, a British campaign group, found that some of the more flavorful Starbucks drinks can contain up to...

Health Check: high-intensity micro workouts vs traditional regimes

When it comes to health and fitness, there are rarely any quick fixes. But if you’re struggling to get the recommended 30 minutes of exercise a day, micro workouts might be just the thing you need to start improving your fitness.

Health check the science of hangry or why some people get grumpy when theyre hungry

Health Check: the science of 'hangry', or why some people get grumpy when they're...

Have you ever snapped angrily at someone when you were hungry? Or has someone snapped angrily at you when they were hungry? If so, you’ve experienced “hangry” (an amalgam of hungry and angry) – the phenomenon whereby some people get grumpy and short-tempered when they’re overdue for a feed.

Health Check: five ways to get a better night's sleep

We devote around seven to eight hours to sleep each night in adulthood and ten to 12 hours in childhood. This amounts to around 200,000 hours in our first 60 years of life.

Why Sitting Too Much Is Seriously Bad for Your Health

Why Sitting Too Much Is Seriously Bad for Your Health

Modern society has been engineered for sitting. As a result, humans spend more time off their feet than ever before. However, recent studies show that all...

Want to Improve Motivation? Try This Reward

Last semester I experimented with a new idea in my consumer behavior class. I gave pop quizzes on the assigned readings but with a little twist.

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