Is your Social Life giving you Jet Lag?

Diet and exercise are both important factors to achieving health and fitness goals. However, something else is equally as important to your overall health: sleep. The quality, quantity, and consistency of the amount of sleep you get is important. Health professionals have known for awhile that sleep deprivation and interrupted sleep are bad for your health. New research shows that …

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FDA Approves GMO Salmon for Sale

Most health conscious people advocate for GMO-free organic foods. Foods containing GMOs are considered to be less healthy than their non-organic counterparts by many people, but the FDA has long approved foods containing GMOs. However, this is the first time they’ve approved genetically modified meat. Recently, the FDA approved genetically modified salmon as safe for consumption. This move has alarmed …

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Protein Cheerios Found to Contain More Sugar

It comes as no surprise that whether you’re trying to lose weight, gain weight, or just eat healthier foods that nutrition labels are important. Reading them to determine whether or not a product is actually healthy is paramount to your fitness endeavors. Some companies, however, are banking on the fact that a bright label predominantly displayed will pull customers in …

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Exercise Helps with Addiction

When it comes to health and fitness, most professionals will recommend that diet and exercise be your foundation to achieving better health or reaching your goal weight. Exercise is good for your body, and according to recent studies, your brain as well. It might also help to fight addiction. Recent studies show that engaging in exercise releases the same endorphins …

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Will Glyphosate Findings Force GMO Rulings?

No one denies that food is an important factor in overall health and fitness. One huge debate currently ongoing among health conscious consumers is the safety, or lack thereof, of GMOs. Genetically Modified Organisms have been a part of the farming industry for decades now, yet their safety is still debated. Connecticut was among the first states to pass a …

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Losing Weight Helps with Irregular Hearbeat

It’s common knowledge that losing weight can help, to a degree, with many different health problems. It can help with diabetes, blood pressure, and cholesterol. It can also help with an irregular heartbeat, studies now show. Atrial fibrillation is an irregular and often rapid heartbeat. It can lead to poor blood flow throughout the rest of the body. A procedure …

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You Can Get Organic Food Anywhere, Even Alaska

Generally, climate change is thought of as something detrimental to the population. Even with positive news lately about the Antarctic sea ice, most would agree that a global rise in temperatures does not bode well for the planet. However, some have seen a silver lining as the mercury rises. In Bethel, Alaska, temperatures have risen approximately 6 degrees on average. …

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Sleep Aids Health

  When it comes to getting fit, diet and exercise are important factors. However, there is an oft-overlooked factor that is equally important to one’s fitness endeavors. That factor is sleep. A person who gets enough sleep will perform better than one who does not get adequate sleep. By sleeping more, people can become more productive and less stressed. The …

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