Though it’s still early in the month, have you noticed a higher then usual number of mustaches? If you live in Brooklyn you’re immune to the changing tide of facial hair but for the rest of us November means mustaches! The trend started in 1999 by a group of Australian men who grew their mustaches […]
The arrival of fall ushers in pumpkin spice lattes, great weather and mushroom season! Mushrooms are a low calorie, low fat (depending how you prepare them), and notoriously underutilized source of nutrients. They can also provide vegetarians and vegans with an alternative source of vitamins and nutrients such as iron and protein otherwise found in […]
Your brain on Netflix might look shockingly similar to a brain on drugs. Recent studies have found similarities between the brain’s response to extended screen exposure and drug use. Prolonged screen use can give you an “addict’s brain.” This phenomenon was discovered in a study where individuals who used the internet regularly were asked to unplug from […]
Let’s be honest, everyone knows that sleep is important. It affects memory, metabolism, mood and the immune system. Knowing this, however, and getting the recommended 7 hours of sleep are two different things. You may be quite literally sleeping with the enemy if you tend to fall asleep with your laptop next to you. The blue […]
Recent studies have found health advantages to a daily, low dose aspirin regimen beyond that of heart disease prevention. Aspirin’s broadening health benefits combined with its affordability make it a serious contender as your new best friend. Keep reading to learn how aspirin can help with memory, cancer and your skin.