Technology's favorite color is not your friend. Blue light has been shown to have adverse health effects, affect sleep, and increase anxiety.Read More
Love coffee and crave caffeine or do you get jittery and irritable? Your genetics hold the instructions to how your body handles a caffeine response. We examine two major genes involved in your caffeine metabolism.Read More
Optimal performance requires ideal gear. As part of my training for a 10 mile Spartan obstacle course race, I have tried out many pieces of equipment. This is what I have learned so far.Read More
Have you ever wondered why other people could tolerate dairy or grains ––but no matter what you try you're left bloated or fatigues? It's not an allergy… so you must be crazy, right? Not.
Your DNA actually has an impact on how your body responds to what you eat. When you eat certain foods, your body may react well or poorly. This all depends on what is in your DNA.
Have you been thinking negatively and holding yourself back? Do you let your negative thoughts stop you from doing what you enjoy? Negative thinking can have an impact on how you live your life. These thoughts can be very limiting so it’s critical to change the way you think. This will then change the way that you live and work.
Did you know that you can alter your gene expression? This is called epigenetics, and it is how your genes react to certain triggers or situations. Many different things can cause changes in your epigenetics.
Something that we all know for sure is that your DNA cannot change. It's set from the time you were created. It's a very complicated part of your overall makeup, and there is no way to change it.
There is one aspect of your DNA that can be influenced by outside sources throughout your life. What happens is the environment changes the proteins in your body. Some of these proteins cause your genes to turn on or off. When this happens, epigenetic changes can be made to your DNA. This does not actually change the makeup of your DNA.Read More
We all know this feeling –– especially if you’re a hard worker! Mental fatigue is exactly what it sounds like. It happens when you’ve been using your cognitive abilities for too long. It makes you feel mentally exhausted. It can be described as sending your brain into overdrive. Even if you aren’t physically tired, you may be mentally.Read More
If you're a golfer, you want to keep getting better. Even if you're already a great golfer, there is always room for improvement. You can never stop growing in your skills. You want to MASTER the golf course and be the BEST – who doesn't?Read More
Headaches are a prevalent health problem, but they can feel impossible to deal with at times. They may keep you from focusing or cause missed work days. While you can treat headaches, the pain doesn’t always stop right away. As with many health concerns, prevention is essential. Prevention helps so that you don’t have to worry about a headache in the first place.Read More