Why the Obesity Trend Continues to Climb Unabated in the U.S.

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Obesity rates continue to climb in the US; 38 percent of American adults were obese as of 2014, up from 35 percent in 2011/2012, and 32 percent in 2003/2004

Factors contributing to mounting obesity rates include processed food diets, Continue reading

Lack of Sleep Can Quadruple Your Risk of Catching a Cold

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Sleeping less than six hours per night can increase your risk of catching a cold by 400 percent

Sleep deprivation and stress have the same effect on your immune system; both Continue reading

Lack of Sleep Promotes Alzheimer’s by Preventing Critical Detoxification

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A number of studies have linked poor sleep or lack of sleep to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease; one reason for this is because your brain’s waste removal system only operates during deep sleep

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11 Surprising Factors That Mess With Your Memory

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Your brain is a dynamic organ, constantly adapting and changing, for better or for worse, even on a day-to-day basis

Thyroid problems, depression, anxiety, menopause, lack of sleep, smoking, stress, and certain medications can take a toll on your memory function Continue reading