metabolism

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Sunshine and fish oil: are you getting enough vitamin D?

In the 19th century, an epidemic raged in Europe and the United States.…


Roasted coffee beans!

This Is Your Fasted Body on Coffee

Does coffee break my fast? This is one of the questions we get most frequently…


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A Beginner's Guide to Intermittent Fasting

If you’ve just started your journey with intermittent fasting, you might be a…


Blocking Hormone Uptake Burns More Fat

Fat is not just fat. In other words, fat is not just a collection of energy…


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Why a Slumber Party is the Best Way to Party this Year

It’s a new year and we are all set to leave behind our old habits and turn over…


Forget Beauty Sleep. Get Your Healthy-Fat Sleep

“Our data support an optimization of sleep duration and timing in order to…


An Apple a Day Keeps the Senescence at Bay?

Researchers have found that mice whose diet is supplemented with the…


Me, music, and Tiny Biology

My name is Sara Wilbur. I’m the author of the LIFE Apps blog Minutiae: Insights…


Take a lesson from a child — eat slowly. Credit: yulkapopkova.

How Mindful Eating Can Boost Your Metabolic Health

Have you ever waited for a child to finish a meal and found yourself wishing…