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Brain, Fitness,

Bad Habits You Should Break to Increase Your Energy

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Habits and energy…do they really have anything to do with each other? We can all identify certain habits as “bad”, such as smoking, chewing on our fingernails, or not changing an empty toilet paper roll.  Would breaking these habits increase our energy level?  To answer this I think we have to first look at what we mean by increasing energy. When discussing energy I think we have to look at what “energy” means to us. Does an increase in energy mean that we are more productive, we feel physically energized, or we have a better overall sense of wellbeing, as

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Nutrition,

5 Fattiest Foods for a Ketogenic Diet

Due to the improper demonization of dietary fat as a primary cause for many diseases, our world has been fallen subject to the low-fat diet craze.  Now we are slowly but surely realizing that dietary fat has been falsely accused and actually plays a crucial role in the health of the human body.  It is important to note that not all dietary fat is created equally.  Here is your list of the top 5 fattiest foods with the most health benefits for a ketogentic diet. 1. Nuts Nuts are a great source of healthy fat.  Typically, a serving of nuts

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Lifestyle,

The Most Dangerous Threat to Your Immune System

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The most dangerous threat to your immune system may not be what you think it is. This threat isn’t some flesh eating contagion or some vindictive virus seeking to destroy all humankind. In fact, this threat to your immune system is one of the most easily modifiable lifestyle risk factors, meaning you can control whether it becomes a dangerous threat or not. What is this malicious menace that threatens your ever vital immune system? And how in the world can you be in control of it?  Simple.  That which can become a dangerous threat to your immune system is a

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Brain,

5 Simple Tips and Tricks to Beat Depression

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Depression is felt in many ways. There is the feeling of hopelessness, the aches of physically not feeling well, and the lack of motivation to even get dressed some days. While depression can be serious and truly debilitating, taking antidepressants is not the answer. There are natural ways to treat your depression that can be more effective than pharmaceuticals, without the side effects. Be Physically Active: While you may feel more like staying in your PJ’s and hiding under the covers, this isn’t going to get you anywhere, figuratively or literally. Getting up and moving, especially when you don’t feel

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Nutrition,

The Surprising Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

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Vinegar is no novel ingredient to humans.  Despite it being a common product used for cooking or various other purposes around the house, vinegar has long been touted as a natural remedy for many different conditions.  This has led to a drastic increase in the use of products like Apple cider vinegar.  Apple cider vinegar is becoming very popular in the health and nutrition industry due to some of the research coming out demonstrating its various health benefits.  Here I will touch on a few of the ways that apple cider vinegar can improve your overall health. Lower Blood Glucose

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Lifestyle,

5 Amazing Health Benefits to a Standing Desk

In the day and age of biohacking, anything that can optimize human health and performance is considered a must.  This is why standing desk are becoming so popular.  Standing desks are desks that allow an individual to stand while working without having to set up a crate or a stack of books to bring things to their level.  If you have a job that requires you to work at a desk all day then it is likely that you are constantly sitting and not moving your body very much.  This can be a recipe for disaster.  For this reason, standing

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Brain, Lifestyle,

What I got out of Tim Terriss’s book Tools of Titans

I am not a self-made man. Arnold Schwarzenegger These are the first words from Tim Ferriss in his new book Tools of Titans. Tim Ferriss is a very successful author, entrepreneur, and public speaker. Despite his incredible success, Tim will often credit his abilities to succeed to the individuals who he has had the opportunity to learn from over the course of his lifetime. Tim has a very successful podcast The Time Ferriss Show, which consists of him conducting interviews with some of the most inspiring individuals in many different areas of interest. Tools of Titans is essentially the notes and

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Brain,

2018 Nootropics Guide for Better Mental Focus and Concentration

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Better focus, improved memory, mood enhancement, and stress management, all benefits of a group of neuroenhancers termed “Nootropics”.  This guide on nootropics will help you understand more about this type of supplement that helps enhance mental focus and concentration.  The development of nootropics began in the 60’s to combat motion sickness.  As the 70’s rolled around, drug development continued, focused on memory enhancement.  As the decades advanced, more and more studies went into more and more nootropics, to end up where we are today. So, where are we today?  To answer that we have to first look at what’s considered

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Lifestyle,

How Organic Skin Care Can Make You More Healthy and Beautiful

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The need for organic skin care is essential to properly take care of your body without exposing yourself to unnecessary and harmful toxins. However, many of us don’t even know we are being poisoned or what organic skin care actually entails. Audrey Hepburn once said “For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” These beauty tips should be taken to heart, as beauty is not the things we cover ourselves with, but with the light that shines outwardly from