Monthly Archives: September 2014

Fruits and Vegetables Linked to Better Mental Health

Fruit and vegetable consumption is now linked with mental health as well as physical health. A new study showed that 33.5% of respondents with high mental wellbeing ate five or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day, compared with only 6.8% who ate less than one portion

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Another Reason to Exercise!

New research has found another reason to exercise. BMJ Sports Medicine published a study showing that a sedentary lifestyle is linked to depression. In fact, the researchers found that sedentary behavior was linked to a 25% higher risk of depression! Therefore, physical activity is beneficial for both your physical AND mental health. So pick an […]

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Proprioception

Proprioception is defined as the body’s ability to sense stimuli with regard to position, motion and equilibrium. It is the sense of the orientation of one’s limbs in space; the ability to know where a body part is without looking at it.  Therefore, the body is able to sense the position of its parts, analyze […]

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If You Eat Out, You Will Eat More!

Most Americans realize that when they eat out, they tend to eat bigger portions, more calories, and more unhealthy foods. A new study published in Public Health Nutrition found that people who eat consume on average about 200 calories per more a day then when they cook at home! To combat this, order half a […]

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Supplement of the Month: NAC

What is NAC and where is it found? N-acetylcysteine is both an antioxidant supplement and a pharmaceutical drug. It is also referred to as N-Acetyl Cysteine or NAC. NAC comes from the amino acid L-cysteine, and it is a precursor in the formation of the powerful antioxidant glutathione. Glutathione plays a key role in regulating […]

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