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Boost your libido (and have more sex) by doing more of this

boost libido naturallyWhen you consider activities preformed in the bedroom, two come to mind: Sleeping and sex. They may not seem like they have much in common, besides the use of a bed, but the amount of sleep you get may actually determine how much sex you’re having.

There are many benefits of sleep, from providing us with energy to … Read More

High risk of not drinking enough water

importace-of-drinking-waterWater, our bodies can’t function without it. Water controls all major bodily functions and without it, we’re just not the same. In fact, more than two-thirds of the human body is comprised of water, so it’s highly important we keep ourselves well hydrated.

But do you know the consequences of lack of water?

Maybe there are days where … Read More

Yogurt for digestion, high blood pressure (and more!)

health-benefits-of-yogurtFind yourself in the dairy aisle considering a good yogurt? The choices can be a little overwhelming – with extra-creamy and fancy fruit and coffee flavors – but one thing is for certain: Yogurt does a body good!

Yogurt is known as a superstar for digestive health, proteins, and new research highlights yogurt for preventing high blood … Read More

Do this one thing to avoid getting sick

GERM, PREVENTIONHave you ever avoided a handshake because the person you just met appears to be lacking in personal hygiene or sneezing up a storm?

On top of being awkward, avoiding a handshake, no matter what the reason, can be perceived as pretty darn rude!

But there might be a way around this. A new study by researchers from Aberystwyth … Read More

New research says do this to get a good night’s sleep

insomnia, sleep, stressDid you know that how you cope with life stress and the general hubbub of modern society may increase your risk for insomnia?

I’ve found myself snacking at night more often than usual, and not on the right foods. Even when you know better, you can slip up and compromise your sleep in the process.

New research by … Read More

How These Daily Habits May Be Killing You

Man watching televisionDr. Victor Marchione shares his views on habits and long-term gains

What if I told you that watching TV for two hours takes 30 minutes off your life? We’d all be digging an early grave.

A British study looked at how common daily habits can have an impact on your health and longevity, like alcohol consumption, exercise and … Read More

Why Women Prefer Beards

shutterstock_116672245Stop right there with that razor and cream.

Whether you’re discussing a matter of personal preference with your partner, or trying to decide if you should change up your look, take note: Beards are sexy. And science has confirmed it.

Facial hair for men is a trend that has come and gone through the years, from full-on beards … Read More

Knock on Wood – Could Your Superstitions Have Real-Life Effects?

81267117 Superstitions once ruled the world – a world where black cats were witches’ familiars, where rabbit’s feet were signs of good luck, and where bad luck always came in threes. But the way we perceive the world has changed, as science has made more discoveries and things that were once believed to be “bad luck” are now just … Read More

Study Answers: Can Men And Women Be “Just Friends”?

86525258If you’ve ever had a friend tell you that her and her male companion are “just friends”, you’ve probably questioned if this is really true or if there are hidden romantic feelings between the friends.

The age old question “can men and women really just be friends?” usually sparks a debate amongst friends, and leaves people sitting on … Read More

Black Rice – The Ultimate Superfood?

162611964It has long been used in China as a staple in every day diets, but is it worthy of some of it’s more recent attention as one of the newest superfoods?

You may recognize it mainly from its presence in sushi, desserts, or even as a decoration on some popular dishes at your favorite Oriental restaurant, but it … Read More

The Effect of Mental Images On Cravings

153896152One of the major issues that needs to be addressed in losing weight is controlling cravings, especially that of junk food.  We all know that weight gain is strongly associated with the consumption of high-calorie food items, coupled with the low amount of energy utilized in daily activities.  This imbalance in the caloric input-output primarily results in weight … Read More

Mixed Weight Couples – Fat Women With Thin Men

140403990Romantic relationships are bound to have their ups and downs, after all there is no such thing as a perfect relationship. Did you know however, that the mixed weight theory has thin men and fat women dealing with quite a bit of conflict?

Conflict and Weight Gain

A new study has found that women who have experienced weight … Read More

When the Clock Strikes 3:30pm …Women Beware

Time for Tired Skin to StrikeStudies show that many people get hungry and irritable at around 3 or 4 p.m. Grabbing a small snack like an apple can provide the energy boost people need to get them through until dinner time.

But a new survey claims that sugar may not be the only thing that crashes at this time of day – women’s … Read More

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