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New Study Reveals What Added Sugars Are Doing To The Brain

A new study has found that consuming high levels of fructose (from added sugars) harms a whopping 940 brain genes. This is a nutrigenomic study, a study in which researchers specifically study how food effects gene expression. These types of studies show us exactly how food effects the way our bodie...
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Keys To Getting A Good Night’s Sleep That You Can Try Tonight

There are those people who fall asleep as soon as their heads hit the pillow, and then there are those of us who lie awake for hours, thinking that achieving a good night’s rest is a thing of dreams. It can be incredibly frustrating and has severe effects on our health. The good news, though, is tha...
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Is Software The Result of Our Inadvertent Biomimicry?

I first became interested in biomimicry when it pointed out the many natural forms that follow the Fibonacci sequence, suggesting a mathematical perfection at the heart of nature that organic life emulates as it evolves. The Biomimicry Institute has this definition: “Biomimicry is an approach to i...
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What You Really Need To Watch Out For On Your Cosmetics Labels

I received my first makeup kit as a Christmas gift from a family member many years ago, and I remember being thrilled with it. I couldn't wait to try it out and experiment with this beautiful thing I'd only ever heard about but never had the opportunity to use. In hindsight, I realize that makeup se...
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How Smartphone Light Affects Your Brain & Body (Infographic)

You might not know this, but your smartphone emits a bright blue light which allows you to read what's on the screen even during the brightest points of the day. But the light doesn't turn off or adjust according to the hour of the day; it's continually emitted, not only by our smartphones, but by o...
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Big Pharma’s Competition: The Eradication Of Natural Alternatives

Everyone has the simple desire to find happiness within themselves — to find a state of well-being that can be carried throughout their lives. Sara is no different. Sara is a teacher who struggles with mental conditions for which she has been prescribed a bevy of medications. Over the years she has ...