Researchers Find This Weekend Habit Could Put You At Risk For Obesity

Irregular Weekend Schedules Linked To Obesity In New Study January 22, 2020 — 3:35 AM The weekends are a break from our day-to-day work life, which often means abiding by a different schedule. A new study has found this “eating jet lag” (or changing up your typical schedule on the weekend) can lead to a higher … Continue reading Researchers Find This Weekend Habit Could Put You At Risk For Obesity

We Sparknoted This Week’s Horoscope & These Are The Parts You Can’t Miss

January 19, 2020 at 08:02PM Aquarius season is all about pushing for change and collective action. Here are the AstroTwins' tips for kick-starting the season with a bang. Aquarius season begins this Monday, January 20. Make a wish—for yourself and the world at large! The sign of Aquarius pulls off a beautiful paradox, pumping up … Continue reading We Sparknoted This Week’s Horoscope & These Are The Parts You Can’t Miss

Does Exercise Really Build Strong Bones? Yes, But Not The Way You Think

January 19, 2020 at 11:08AM “If you run a young pig on a treadmill, the bones get bigger,” says Mark Hamrick, Ph.D., a muscle and bone researcher from Georgia. “But not an old pig.” And what’s true for pigs, alas, is true for humans as well. On the bright side, even though exercise can’t build … Continue reading Does Exercise Really Build Strong Bones? Yes, But Not The Way You Think

It’s Alive: This “Living Concrete” May Be The Future Of Green Buildings

January 19, 2020 at 01:12AM   Today in weird news we didn't expect to read: Researchers in Colorado have produced Franken-concrete. It's alive, and it may be the future of green buildings. Concrete is, quite literally, all around us. It, or versions of it, has been used since 1300 B.C., meaning even a trip to … Continue reading It’s Alive: This “Living Concrete” May Be The Future Of Green Buildings

This May Be The Secret To Resisting Temptation

January 18, 2020 at 11:21PM   Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology have revisited a classic psychology test to see how working in pairs would affect the original findings of the marshmallow test. The original marshmallow test, if you're not familiar, was done in the 1970s at Stanford University. Children were given … Continue reading This May Be The Secret To Resisting Temptation

Are White Claws Keto-Friendly? We Had To Get The Lowdown From An RD

January 18, 2020 at 09:03PM If last summer's national shortage wasn't enough to show how much people love this drink, we don't know what is. The world's favorite new drink, White Claw, seems to have taken the world by storm in the past year. It's one of the more popular brands of hard seltzer, aka bubbly … Continue reading Are White Claws Keto-Friendly? We Had To Get The Lowdown From An RD

Vitamin B Deficient? Starbucks Coffee Is Here To Help With A Healthy Add-In

January 18, 2020 at 09:03PM The newest coffee add-in isn't a trendy new alt-milk; it's good old-fashioned vitamins. If you ever have trouble remembering to take your capsules each morning but can't ever go without a cup of coffee, this might be really good news. On a post on their site this week, Starbucks teased some … Continue reading Vitamin B Deficient? Starbucks Coffee Is Here To Help With A Healthy Add-In

Fish Oil Supplements Linked To Better Reproductive Health In Young Men

January 18, 2020 at 07:06PM Mainly used as a source of omega-3s, fish oil is a popular supplement with benefits like lowering blood pressure, decreasing heart attack risk, and assisting treatments to diseases like asthma, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. According to a new study, we may be able to add a boost in fertility to … Continue reading Fish Oil Supplements Linked To Better Reproductive Health In Young Men

How Should You *Really* Be Cleaning Your AirPods? We Asked An Expert

January 18, 2020 at 05:04PM   Picture this: You’re showing off your shiny, new AirPods to a couple of friends, but as soon as you flip open the case, you notice a buildup of wax and dirt caked between the fine crevices of the pearl-white buds. A grotesque image, but you get the idea—earwax isn’t … Continue reading How Should You *Really* Be Cleaning Your AirPods? We Asked An Expert

The Bedroom Colors That’ll Help You Fall Sleep, According To Feng Shui

January 18, 2020 at 03:13PM   Crafting a bedroom that lulls you to sleep is an art, not a science. All the warm lighting, cozy sheets, white noise machines, and blackout curtains in the world can't guarantee a good night's rest if the underlying energy of your space is off. According to feng shui design philosophy, there are … Continue reading The Bedroom Colors That’ll Help You Fall Sleep, According To Feng Shui

Need A Solid Night’s Sleep? These 7 White Noise Machines Might Help

January 18, 2020 at 02:07PM   White noise machines have become a very popular tool for those needing an improved night's sleep. Perhaps it's because sleep issues have become such a troubling epidemic among adults: The National Sleep Foundation estimates that anywhere from 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders or intermittent … Continue reading Need A Solid Night’s Sleep? These 7 White Noise Machines Might Help

Can Aloe Vera Heal Acne Scars? Here’s What The Research Says

January 18, 2020 at 01:41PM Acne scars: Whether pitted, hyperpigmented or somewhere in between, acne scars are perhaps even more frustrating, and stubborn, than breakouts themselves. One topical ingredient that, at least anecdotally, has been touted for its acne-scar-fading abilities is aloe vera. As big fans of this all-natural ingredient, we've already explained the many research-backed … Continue reading Can Aloe Vera Heal Acne Scars? Here’s What The Research Says

Low FODMAP Diet Not Working? An RD Shares 7 Possible Reasons Why + What To Do

January 18, 2020 at 12:12PM FODMAPs, which stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides, and Polyols, are types of carbohydrates that do not get digested or are poorly absorbed in the small intestine. FODMAPs tend to be short carbohydrate chains and are easily fermentable by bacteria in the small intestine. Fermentation increases gas production and draws … Continue reading Low FODMAP Diet Not Working? An RD Shares 7 Possible Reasons Why + What To Do