Take a Stand on Sitting

Take a Stand on Sitting

Our buttocks should come with wrapped in a warning: “Sitting kills,” for dramatic affect, or “Sitting may cause obesity, diabetes, and heart disease” for those who need more concrete explanations. But is sitting really the new smoking? While sitting ...
4 Ways to Reboot Your Brain

4 Ways to Reboot Your Brain

Every wonder why, after checking Facebook or trolling for stuff on the Internet, you feel exhausted? Part of the reason is that the brain’s processing capacity is overtaxed—and limited. According to Daniel Levitin, the director of the Laboratory for ...
No Such Thing as “Safe” Plastic?

No Such Thing as “Safe” Plastic?

Just when you thought you had BPA-free dialed in, and had slowly converted all your water bottles, food containers, lunchboxes, sippy cups, etc. over to the plastic alternatives that proudly advertise themselves as BPA free, disturbing new cases of c ...
Surprising Ways Sugar Squelches Your Libido

Surprising Ways Sugar Squelches Your Libido

At the end of the day, the last thing you want to do is have sex. You are fried—and want nothing more than to snack on comfort food while binge watching your favorite show. From the morning’s get-the-kids out-to-school marathon to work, errands, dinn ...