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Fasting is key for lowering blood pressure with a healthy diet

A prolonged fast might ‘prime’ the gut to regrow healthy bacteria after refeeding, which reduces hypertension.

Too stressed for sex? The mind-body connection and the stress-sex response

Mindfulness can relieve stress and improve sex drive in both men and women.

What’s the Deal with Endometriosis?  A hard-to-diagnose condition gives sufferers few options

What is endometriosis and how is it diagnosed and treated? Learn all about it in this blog post.

LIFE Apps users used pandemic to lose weight and get healthy

Although 2020 was a challenging year, many found a way to make the most of it.

Visual hunger is making you eat more high-calorie, unhealthy foods.

Scrolling through pictures of food on social media can affect your food choices and appetite.

We best remember the location of calorie-dense foods— Our evolutionary past explains why

The brains of our foraging ancestors likely evolved to prioritize the location of calorie-rich foods to avoid starvation, which might explain our…

The paleo diet and its benefits for diabetes management

The paleo diet includes lean meats, fish, nuts, seeds, fruits, and vegetables, and excludes processed foods and grains.

Can’t stay asleep? You might want to get tested for sleep apnea

Sleep apnea could lead to diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and stroke— the same issues that chronically sleeping for less than 6 hours a night…

Intermittent fasting: A flexible lifestyle that can help your heart

Intermittent fasting can reduce LDL or 'bad' cholesterol, improve your blood pressure, and reduce markers of inflammation.

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