Health

Diet, exercise and sleep are the three pillars of a healthy life. On this blog, I share tips and tricks you can use to improve your overall well-being, eat healthier and sleep better — all based on the latest scientific evidence, explained in easy-to-understand language.

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Top 12 Meal Kit Delivery Services in 2019

Compared to meal delivery services, meal kit services ship the raw ingredients but you have to cook. While that requires extra time investment and it’s thus not as convenient as getting a ready-to-eat meal delivered, some people prefer spending the extra time in the kitchen. In fact, meal prep services offer an excellent opportunity to …

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Microbiome - The Connection Between Diet, Disease, and Your Gut

Why Your Gut Bacteria Hold The Key to Your Health

Did you know that most of the cells in your body aren’t human? Your body consists of about 37 trillion cells. In comparison, there are around 100 trillion microbes living in and on your body, creating a complex ecosystem called a microbiota that holds the key to your health and well-being. What’s more, approximately 70% …

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Best Nootropics 2019 – Ultimate Guide to Cognitive Enhancers

When we place our minds over our matter, we achieve the impossible. Yet, this doesn’t erase the humbling fact that the mind is contained by the brain, which, yes, is literally “matter.” In fact, the brain is a complex network of matter that our minds frantically struggle to grasp yet will ultimately fail to master. …

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What Are Antinutrients? – A Science-Based Review

Antinutrients are a controversial topic among the healthy-eating community, and particularly in the Paleo world. But what exactly are antinutrients? Why are they such a controversial topic? And are they bad for your health? In this article, we’ll explore the science behind those so-called enzyme inhibitors, and I’ll provide clear answers to the most common …

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Do we need Vitamin and Mineral Supplements?

The human body requires vitamins and minerals to stay healthy. That’s why humans evolved on a diet that supplies those essential micronutrients. Yet, 68% of Americans take vitamin supplements. Arguably, because they think multivitamin supplements have health benefits or reduce the risk of illnesses, such as heart disease. Additionally, some people believe that they can’t …

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What to Drink Before, During and After a Workout

In the early days of professional sports, trainers and athletes didn’t know many of the things that modern science has uncovered. Recent scientific breakthroughs have taken bodybuilding, CrossFit and other sports to the next level. Even casual athletes can easily gain energy, strength, and muscle mass. All you need is discipline and an understanding of …

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Chiropractic - Does Spinal Manipulation Work?

Spinal Manipulation – Does It Work And Is It Safe?

Spinal manipulation is a popular treatment in chiropractic care. Proponents of spinal manipulation claim that it can heal not only lower back pain, but also improve your overall well-being. Since I do CrossFit and continuously suffer from minor injuries and pain, I wanted to find scientific evidence and answers to the question: “Does spinal manipulation …

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