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4 Incredible Reasons to Dance at Any Age

While not everyone may be as incredible as Misty Copeland, everybody and anybody can benefit from giving dance a try. Whether you try ballet, tango, or just freestyle with your friends, dancing of any…

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3 Incredible Reasons You Should Walk More

With our go-go-go lives, it can be easy to get wrapped up in the world of smart phones, fast transportation, and instant gratification. And many people follow the go-big-or-go-home attitude in their e…

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10 Foods That Promote Brain Health

Who doesn’t want to become smarter? Who wants to look better or feel healthier? Many recent studies have shown how certain nutrients can positively affect the brain, specifically in areas of the brain…

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6 Surprising Things That Affect Your Brain

Brain scientists in recent years have discovered a number of surprising ways that the brain influences our overall health, as well as how our behavior influences the health of our brain. And unlike in…

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5 Signs Your Lifestyle Needs an Overhaul

The holidays are lovely, but they sure can be exhausting. The residual effects of drinking, partying, being lax about exercise, and eating every sweet you can covertly snatch really starts to add up b…

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Too Much Candy Corn Harms Your Brain

Disturbing news if you've been gobbling down candy corn like there's no tomorrow: high consumption of sugar, namely high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), has been associated with memory disfunction and bra…

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Time for a Brain Detox

Everybody talks about a healthy, strong, toned body, but, what about our brains? Our bodies are the houses for our souls. Therefore, our body is, indeed, a sacred temple. For so long, I did not und…

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The Ingredient to Avoid if You Want a Sharp Brain

This week, researchers revealed a study damning soda for yet another reason: it interferes with brain function in young people. High-fructose corn syrup (and to a lesser extent, sucrose) was the fo…

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10 Amazing Facts About How Your Brain Works

For a gray organ that can't move on its own, the brain sure is a force to be reckoned with. The phrase "mind over matter" isn't just a figure of speech--it's possible. Our brain is so powerful that it…

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The Incredible Way Your Mind Affects Your Metabolism

Get this -- the nutrition labels on your packaged foods may be more powerful than you are aware. Sure, they provide some sort of transparency to processed foods -- clarifying how much fat, carbohydrat…

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