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Does a Fitbit Improve Your Health?: Studying the Benefits of Fitness Trackers

Does a Fitbit Improve Your Health?: Studying the Benefits of Fitness Trackers

Since 2009, when the first Fitbit came onto the scene, the rise of the wearable fitness tracker has been swift. Now dozens of companies like Jawbone, Apple, Garmin and Misfit produce complex, ever-more-advanced trackers that tell us how far we walk, how many calories we […]

7 Studies Showing How Meditation Changes Your Brain & Body

7 Studies Showing How Meditation Changes Your Brain & Body

Meditation practice has existed for over 5000 years, possibly dating back to 3000 B.C. or even earlier. (Written record only goes back to 4000 B.C., so meditation might even pre-date writing!) Many cultures and religions have a version of meditation that brings humans from the material […]

How to Be a Sugar Detective: Finding Hidden Sugar in Foods

How to Be a Sugar Detective: Finding Hidden Sugar in Foods

According to the US Department of Health, added sugars make up about 13% of the average American’s diet each day. This works out to about 270 calories, or roughly half a meal of added sugar alone! You might not be surprised to hear that nearly […]

Find Time for Fitness: 6 Ways to Fit Exercise in a Busy Lifestyle

Find Time for Fitness: 6 Ways to Fit Exercise in a Busy Lifestyle

We’ve all been there: we have every intention of getting up early to go to the gym, but a late night gets in the way. Those lunchtime plans to hit the gym are swallowed up by a conference call that goes too long. And after […]

3 Ways Not Getting Enough Sleep Affects Your Health

3 Ways Not Getting Enough Sleep Affects Your Health

Do you love sleep? We sure do. But all too often, a busy schedule and dozens of commitments every day means we’re not sleeping as much – or as well – as we could be. And beyond just feeling rested and energized, not getting enough […]