How to Be Healthier, Happier and More Productive: It’s All in the Timing
When is the best time to exercise or do creative work? Research on the science of timing has answers.
The Power of the Third Moment Method
There's an effective way to avoid acting on your worst emotions, and it all takes place in three quick moments.
Ultra-processed foods 'linked to cancer'
French researchers studied effects of highly-processed foods, such as cakes, bread and chicken nuggets.
The town that’s found a potent cure for illness – community | George Monbiot
Frome in Somerset has seen hospital admissions fall since it began to tackle isolation. There are lessons for the rest of the country, writes Guardian columnist George Monbiot
Ikkuma Habit Reminder! Good morning! Nothing like water with lemon to start the day!
The liver is exposed to 100s of chemicals daily, so it's critical to start your day right. Lemon and water is a quick morning detox and metabolism booster. Follow it up with another glass of pure water, to help protect your teeth from the acidity.
Opinion | Yes, Your Sleep Schedule Is Making You Sick
What jet lag, insomnia and mental illness have in common.
Unfortunately Toxins Are Here To Stay
Toxins are bad. We’ve been taught this since our parents showed us the skull and crossbones on the chlorine bottle. The challenge lies in that fact that it’s not always as obvious as a skull and crossbones on a bottle. Don’t fret because this is your lucky day. I’m going to put a big, virtual skull and crossbones on most things you shouldn’t be exposed to.
Trans Fats… The Devil of All Fat
Manmade trans fats have been around for over 50 years. Remember all those cookies and cakes we grew up with? Chances are they had an unhealthy helping of trans fats. Trans fats are essentially polyunsaturated corn or soy oils, superheated with added hydrogen. They have the resilience of saturated fats, in that they are stable in processed foods over long periods of time, but wreak havoc on the liver in different ways.
The Detriments Of Modern Day Wheat
Estimates are that wheat has been around for at least 12,000 years. With the advent of wheat, ancient civilizations were able to thrive, as it was easy to cultivate, and be stored for times in need. If the wheat we typically eat today was anywhere near the form of ancient wheat, then it may have been spared from this section.