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Nootropics: How to Eat for a Better Brain

Nootropics: How to Eat for a Better Brain

What if you could think better, faster, and have a stronger memory? Nootropics, found in foods and supplements, are believed to have a positive effect on our mental capabilities and brain health. Let’s see how they work and find some natural sources.

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Protein Quality: Animal vs. Plant-based

Protein Quality: Animal vs. Plant-based

Recent films and fantastical food documentaries have confounded us about proteins by vilifying meat and painting a story of plants as the superior source. Are you as confused as we are? Let’s see what the science says about the quality of plant vs. animal protein.

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Are We Eating Away our Covid Fears?

Are We Eating Away our Covid Fears?

COVID-19 has reshaped many things about our daily habits, including how we eat. So are we snacking more because we’re home all the time, or we’re stressed out, or a bit of both? And will these seemingly inconsequential shifts in our eating behavior affect our long-term health?

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Does Intermittent Fasting Make Us Healthier?

Does Intermittent Fasting Make Us Healthier?

Can time-restricted feeding, or just eating during an 8 to 10-hour period during the day, offer just as many long-term health benefits as other intermittent fasting practices? And how hard is it to keep up?

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Personalized Nutrition & Our Unique Health Needs

Personalized Nutrition & Our Unique Health Needs

Which foods are best for you? Personalizing your diet can optimize your health and prevent illnesses like cancer and obesity. These programs create customized diets based on our personal data...but do they really work?

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'Tis the Season for Sugar

'Tis the Season for Sugar

As the holidays approach, sweets are everywhere! Most of us consume two to three times more sugar than we should. Further compounding the problem are foods with hidden sugars. So what does this excess sugar mean for our health?

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#CeleryJuice: Based on Facts or Followers?

#CeleryJuice: Based on Facts or Followers?

What is the deal with celery juice? How did it become a viral sensation overnight? Is its rapid gain in popularity attributed to any scientific research, or is this an example of society's demand for quick fixes and social acceptance?

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The MIND Diet: Healthy Eating for a Healthy Brain

The MIND Diet: Healthy Eating for a Healthy Brain

Every 65 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s. That means that in the time it takes you to read this article, five people will have developed the disease. Alarming? Yes, but what if there was a diet that could help slow cognitive decline by targeting brain protective foods that combat the causes of dementia-related diseases?

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Milk: From Cow to Carton

Milk: From Cow to Carton

The journey of milk -- from a dairy farm to a processing plant to your grocery store.

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