Is City Life Messing with Our Brains?
Today, 54% of the world’s population lives in urban areas and rarely experiences nature. This number is expected to increase to 66% by 2050. Is all this city dwelling hazardous to our health? Well, we know that people who spend a lot of time in nature are generally healthier. We see numerous positive benefits to […]
Need Motivation to Exercise? Check Your Pocketbook.
In a recent study it was discovered that lack of exercise is second only to smoking as a risk factor for premature death. Physical activity is quickly becoming one of the best methods to reduce many common ailments from psychiatric disorders and heart disease to diabetes and cancer. And not exercising could end up costing […]
Sugar Identified as a Top Cause of the Surge in Cancer
According to recent research, sugar can be blamed for a multitude of disease–and it doesn’t stop just at obesity. 40% of US healthcare expenditures are used to treat diseases directly related to the overconsumption of sugar. We spend more than $1 TRILLION each year fighting the damaging health effects of sugar–which runs the gamut from […]