Don’t sleep too little… But certainly don’t sleep too much!

A few weeks ago, we wrote about how getting less Zzzs can lead to several harmful effects on your heart and body. While that is certainly a problem for a majority of sleep-deprived Americans, the solution does not lie in tipping the balance to too many Zzzs. In a recently published meta-analysis study from over… Continue reading Don’t sleep too little… But certainly don’t sleep too much!

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Are your taste buds to blame for obesity?

Is the ability to taste related to weight? Researchers at Cornell University seem to have some evidence that the answer is yes. We all know that eating is a pleasurable activity for most. It's ingrained in our daily life to savor each meal, eat plentifully, and enjoy eating. After all, back in the day when… Continue reading Are your taste buds to blame for obesity?

Alicia, 34 Hinesville, GA For many people in their 20s and 30s, serious health issues are little more than distant nebula, barely imaginable. For Alicia though, it has been a time of many ups and downs. During her first pregnancy with her now 15 year old daughter, she was diagnosed with pre-eclampsia, a complication of pregnancy… Continue reading