Category Archives: Science

Go Take a Nap!

A Pleasant Prescription for Healthy Skin

So often the prescriptions for good health require a fair amount of hard work and commitment. As it turns out, for years our four-legged friends have been showing us one of the greatest health tips around. Research from University Hospitals Case Medical Center found that a key component of keeping...
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Happy Hamstrings

Stretch Your Hamstrings

A few weeks ago, I posted a blog on one of my favorite yoga poses for stretching the quadriceps muscles. The quads are four big muscles that combine to form the anterior compartment of your thigh. They’re the ones that most often get sore when you’ve hiked, biked or run a...
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Bacopa: A Boost for Your Short-Term Memory

Bacopa Boosts Mental Functions

Adapted from LifeVantage Science Newsletter no. 8 Do you easily recall names of your grade school teachers, but can’t for the life of you remember the name of someone you just met? Do dates, places and newly learned facts sometimes elude you? Often our long-term memories can be much easier to access than our...
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Waterwise Vegetable Gardening

Keep Your Veggies Hydrated Drop by Drop

For the past few weeks I’ve been enjoying fresh lettuce, spinach and kale from my garden. The tender freshness of backyard greens is unparallelled. While my lettuce and spinach are almost done—it’s getting too hot for them—I’m looking forward to having fresh kale, chard and collards well into the...
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