If you’re running to lose weight, longer runs aren’t always better

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Some things that might make you want to run: See photos from the race that your friend posted on IG. Watch exciting videos Olympic Athletics Finals on YouTube. The fact that Lululemon makes (super cute) running shoes. Or, perhaps, a weight loss objective. If the latter in particular caught your eye, you’ve come to the … Read more

12 signs you’re coping with stress without realizing it and how to truly relax

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We all know what it’s like to be stressed. When all is overwhelming, you can almost feel the tension rising through your body, your shoulders hunched, and a headache brewing. Yet, most of the time, we can deal with stress without realizing it. While stress can impact our thoughts, feelings and behaviors in many ways, … Read more

What to eat (and drink) when you’re ready to gobble up after a fast

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Emmanuel Afolabi/Shutterstock Fasting has been a common practice for thousands of years in many cultures. Over the past decade, knowledge about how to break fast intermittent fasting has become more widely known and used. Some people practice time-restricted eating. This involves limiting how many hours a day you can eat. For example, 18/6 intermittent fasting … Read more

5 signs you’re in a constant state of “fight or flight”

Experts explain how stress can affect our emotions, memory, sleep and relationships.

Experts explain how stress can affect our emotions, memory, sleep and relationships. Experts explain how stress can affect our emotions, memory, sleep and relationships. You may have heard of the fight-or-flight response, an evolutionary mechanism that allows us to enter a state of survival in the presence of physical or psychological threats. And while the … Read more

Eat these foods when you’re sick, according to one nutritionist

Eat these foods when you're sick, according to one nutritionist

Every summer, come Colorado rain or shine, our whole family gets sick. It’s like back-to-school season plays a preemptive joke, reminding us to nurture a healthy immune system year-round. Universe, I see you. But when sickness strikes during the warmer months, what are the best foods to eat when sick? Spoiler alert: A few scoops … Read more

A daily multivitamin can help your memory, but only if you’re in this age group

Examples of the memory tests conducted during the clinical trial.

Research checks query newly published studies and how they are reported in the media. The analysis is undertaken by one or more academics not involved in the study and reviewed by another to ensure it is accurate. Don’t we all want to do what we can to reduce the impact of age-related decline on our … Read more

Why do you yawn when you’re bored, according to experts

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Yawning woman. (Getty Images) The first human experience with yawning occurs in utero, says Matthew D. Epstein, MD, associate medical director of Atlantic Health Sleep Centers in New Jersey. However, on the Earth’s side, somewhat involuntary action can be perceived as a sign of boredom: during a monotonous conference, a long journey or while watching … Read more