Simple Tips to Avoid Binge Eating

Simple Tips to Stop Binge Eating

If you struggle with binge-eating, you aren’t alone. Binge-eating and binging disorders are on the rise, which might be because of our stressful, fast-paced world, unrealistic body image expectations, and the availability of so many hyper-palatable foods.  Have you ever …

Cocoa Flavanols Boost Mental Agility

Cocoa Flavanols Boost Mental Agility

A cocoa drink rich in flavanols will help you improve your cognitive performance through increasing brain oxygenation, a recent study demonstrates. Key points: Flavanols occur naturally in some fruit, vegetables, and cocoa. Now we know that, in addition to vascular …

Foods and Beverages in Popular U.S. Movies

Foods and Beverages in Popular U.S. Movies

A recent study looks at how the movie industry influences what we eat and how, in turn, Americans’ dietary habits have influenced cinematographers over the past decades. Stanford researchers studied the 250 top-grossing Hollywood movies released between 1994 and 2018, …

Vegans Should Check Their Iodine Levels

Vegans Should Check Their Iodine Levels

Key points: Vegans are at high risk of developing a deficiency of two essential nutrients: vitamin B12 and iodine. Vegans are often unaware of their low iodine. It can be prevented by taking supplements. A recent study from German researchers …

Green Spaces Improve Our Mental Health

Green Spaces Improve Our Mental Health

Frequent walks in a nearby park or spending more time in your garden can offer much-needed stress relief, a new study claims. Green spaces like forests, parks, and gardens have proven to be a source of mental wellbeing in many …

For Better Sleep, Read a Book Before Bed

For Better Sleep, Read a Book Before Bed

Having trouble falling asleep can be frustrating. New evidence suggests the solution might be reading a good book before bedtime. According to the week-long study from Ireland, reading a book instead of scrolling through social network feed before going to …