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Battling Stress

Battling Stress

Stress is simply reaction to a stimulus that disturbs our physical or mental equilibrium. When you feel threatened, your nervous system responds by releasing a flood of stress hormones, including adrenaline and cortisol, which rouse the body for emergency action.

Sitting Is Killing You

Sitting Is Killing You

Numerous studies have pointed to the health risks of sitting all day, but here you have in one illustration the effects of prolonged sitting on our bodies and reminders to interrupt sitting time whenever possible.

Why Skipping Meals Messes You Up

Why Skipping Meals Messes You Up

  When it comes to losing weight, forgoing a meal or two feels like the fastest way to get started. And yet, we’ve been told time and again that this is a bad idea. A study conducted by Ohio State University last year concluded that skipping meals to cut down on calories could induce insulin and glucose fluctuations in the body that have the opposite of the desired effect.

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