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Independent Analysis on Supplements & Nutrition | Examine.com
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nutrition  health 
august 2013 by fredcy
World Renowned Heart Surgeon Speaks Out On What Really Causes Heart Disease | MyScienceAcademy
Eating too much sugar leads to inflammation, which leads to heart disease and other health issues.
diet  health 
july 2013 by fredcy
» The Habits That Crush Us :zenhabits
We don’t know how to cope with stress and boredom in a healthy way.
stress  health 
january 2012 by fredcy
Go Easy on Yourself, a New Wave of Research Urges - NYTimes.com
"The research suggests that giving ourselves a break and accepting our imperfections may be the first step toward better health. People who score high on tests of self-compassion have less depression and anxiety, and tend to be happier and more optimistic. Preliminary data suggest that self-compassion can even influence how much we eat and may help some people lose weight."
health  psychology  compassion  acceptance 
march 2011 by fredcy
Busting the 8-Hour Sleep Myth: Why You Should Wake Up in the Night | Biphasic Sleeping | Insomnia & the Science of Sleep | LiveScience
"In the 1990s, a sleep scientist named Thomas Wehr discovered that everyone sleeps biphasically when subjected to natural patterns of light and dark. In Wehr's well-known study, he subjected participants to 14 hours of darkness per night, and found that they gradually shifted to a routine of taking two hours to fall asleep, then sleeping in two four-hour phases separated by about an hour of wakefulness"
health 
february 2011 by fredcy
Common Programmer Health Problems
Describes some health hazards related to the working conditions of many programmers and recommends some ways to avoid them.
fitness  health  programming 
august 2010 by fredcy
Reading 'can help reduce stress' - Telegraph
"Reading is the best way to relax and even six minutes can be enough to reduce the stress levels by more than two thirds, according to new research."
health  stress  reading 
february 2010 by fredcy
Bowing to Body Clocks, Some N.B.A. Teams Are Sleeping In - NYTimes.com
NBA teams are skipping morning practices on game days in favor of having the players get 8+ hours of sleep.
health  sleep 
december 2009 by fredcy
Does the Truth Lie Within? - New York Times
About a fellow who experimented carefully with different diets and behavior in a scientific approach to solving some health issues.
health  diet 
june 2009 by fredcy
Whole Health Source: Reversing Tooth Decay
Importance of getting vitamin D and avoiding phytic acid.
health  diet  nutrition 
april 2009 by fredcy
Is one diet as good as another? U of I study says no and tells you why | Eureka! Science News
"Although the amount of weight lost in both groups was similar, at 4 months participants in the protein group had lost 22 percent more body fat than members of the food-pyramid group. At 12 months, the moderate-protein dieters had lost 38 percent more body fat."
health  diet 
march 2009 by fredcy
Dieting: Losing Weight the Flexitarian Way (No Wheatgrass Required)
Recommends reducing consumption of meat to one meal per day.
health  diet 
february 2009 by fredcy
The diet that really works - Times Online
Low carbs; go hungry on occasion; fun exercise.
health  diet  nutrition  exercise 
august 2008 by fredcy
Hunger Can Make You Happy | LiveScience
"When our bodies notice we need more calories, levels of a hormone called ghrelin increase. Ghrelin is known to spur hunger, but new research suggests this may be a side effect of its primary job as a stress-buster. "
health  psychology 
july 2008 by fredcy
Deric Bownds' MindBlog: Worried sick...achieving wellness?
"... it has caused many of us to wonder if there is not a fixed longevity for our species, set around eighty-five years of age. Some have likened this to a warranty: you are off warranty at eighty-five, beyond is a bonus, and well beyond is a statistical
health 
july 2008 by fredcy
The 11 Best Foods You Arent Eating - Well - Tara Parker-Pope - Health - New York Times Blog
Beets, cabbage, swiss chard, cinnamon, pomegranate juice, dried plums, pumpkin seeds, sardines, turmeric, frozen blueberries, and canned pumpkin.
cooking  health 
july 2008 by fredcy
Improve Your 'Hunched over the PC' Posture
Several stretches specific to alleviating problems from extended desk work.
exercise  fitness  health 
april 2008 by fredcy
11 Odd but Simple Ways to Improve Your Health
Neti pots, skin brushing, fasting, colon hydrotherapy, full breathing, tai chi walking, memory foam mattress, Masai shoes, posture, plants, laugh.
health 
april 2008 by fredcy

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