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HIGHER INTAKE OF LUTEIN AND ZEAXANTHIN

ASSOCIATED WITH A REDUCED RISK OF MACULAR DEGENERATION Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of vision loss in developed countries. This degenerative eye disease causes damage to the macula (central retina) of the eye, impairing central vision. People affected by AMD have…

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Eating too much? You can blame your brain.

How brain signaling drives what you eat. (And what to do about it). By Brian St. Pierre Forget willpower: Brain signals drive what, how, and when we eat. If you’re eating too much, here’s how to take back control. It’s no secret that obesity rates have…

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How did eggs get so controversial in the first place?

John Berardi, Ph.D.  Eggs: They’re just one of those foods. Seems like every other week there’s an egg controversy. Are they good for you, bad for you, or somewhere in between? As a Ph.D.-trained nutritional biochemist and a full-time nutrition coach, I’ve long been fascinated…

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Here’s why you’re always hungry.

(Hint: It’s got absolutely nothing to do with calories). By Ryan Andrews If you often grumble about not being full or always being hungry, you may have beachfront property in the world of negative dietary displacement. Are you relying on fake foods to meet your…

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Family Activity and Exercise are Important but………

MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016 It’s More Important To Teach Your Kids to Cook Than to Play Soccer Photo courtesy of yoshiyasu nishikawa Yes, I know there will be people whose challenges and circumstances are real and severe enough that they genuinely can’t ensure their kids…

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Infographic: The Warehouse of Cellular Biology

Did you know the cells in your body are the smallest living units capable of reproducing themselves? Don’t let their size fool you though. Cells may be small, but they’re also smart…like really smart. In fact, each cell in your body was made from an…

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EVENING EXPOSURE TO LIGHT-EMITTING EBOOKS CAN REDUCE QUALITY OF SLEEP

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston studied 12 healthy adults who were randomized to read either a light-emitting eBook or a printed book in dim room light. The participants in each group read for 4 hours prior to bedtime for 5 consecutive evenings….

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The Fat Loss Secret No One Talks About

The A-ha Moment I’ve been journaling—somewhat consistently—since second grade. While unpacking boxes after a recent move, I found an entry from 1991 (I was 9) that read: “I don’t have to always fit into big pants.” I was that guy. The chubby guy who needed his pants tailored…

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