Do you find yourself taking Facebook breaks every five minutes? Well, it may just be your human nature. According to a recent study conducted by Vanderbilt University, researchers found the neurotransmitter dopamine is concentrated in the brain differently in ‘slackers’ than in ‘go-getters.’ The experiment collected data through a technique [...]
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Watch out salt, pepper just got even spicier! For most of our post-Gerber days, many of us have been aimlessly smothering black pepper on our meals to enhance its taste. Although this act is immediately delectable to the taste buds, what you can’t taste but might be happy to know [...]
Contrary to popular belief, research suggests that not all procrastination is bad. In fact, hitting the gym before the books may actually help commit the dreaded Krebs cycle to memory. Conventional health advice consistently demonstrates that working out leads to physical gains (in particular, a “Baywatch” body), but many are [...]
As springtime approaches, many of us may have already returned to the couch, having forgotten our ambitious New Year’s resolutions. Nonetheless, we’ve all experienced or seen the “freshman 15” and are aware of the weight gain associated with the habits typically formed in college (hello, late-night Freebirds food babies and [...]
As your post-chocolate jitters are winding down from Valentine’s Day, you might actually consider continuing to treat your sweet tooth to benefit from the healthful antioxidants present in dark chocolate. Once a diet “no-no,” certain chocolates actually contain compounds known as flavonols and polyphenols that can lower blood pressure, increase [...]