How is your anxiety level amid all the coronavirus hysteria? If you are like most Americans, you are probably feeling stressed and confused. That’s normal from a neuroscience perspective, but if it goes on too long, it can have disastrous effects on your health. Your brain is a prediction engine. At any moment your subconscious database is trying to figure
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Are you standing naked in the middle of your company’s office covering your private parts with cupped hands? Maybe you’re looking in the mirror and your teeth start to fall out. Or the classic of falling through space and then… You wake up. Bad dreams aren’t fun, but new research suggests they have an important role in helping you deal
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Many people are afraid of the “keto flu” or taking a full month or more to get in a state of nutritional ketosis. Well the good news is that you don’t have to put in that kind of pain and suffering to burn fat as your primary fuel source, and melt away those unwanted pounds. Watch the video and find
Old adages are dropping like flies in the world of health optimization. The ketogenic diet has shown people it’s not just calories in calories out. Now a new study from the British Journal of Sports Medicine has just put the last nail in the coffin of the old theory that to burn fat you need to exercise longer. Many people believe that you