New Diet Trend in the U.S.A: Intermittent Fasting

The latest diet trend in America is also an ancient human activity. The activity is fasting, or not eating food for a set amount of time. Social media apps and Facebook groups are appearing for people who do “intermittent fasting,” or fasting on a part-time basis.

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People with depression are often told to exercise. What if they can’t?

The notion that physical activity helps patients with depression has been well documented in medical research: in fact, a 2011 study found that“exercise compares favourably to antidepressant medications” as a way to treat mild to moderate depression. However, the motivation and energy needed to exercise are often directly at odds with the symptoms of the mood disorder.

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How to kick-start your brain in the morning (and no, we don’t just mean coffee)

The alarm goes off and you shudder awake, unsure of where you are. Groggily you recognize your room and slowly roll out of bed thinking, “It can’t be morning. Didn’t I just go to bed?”Called sleep inertia, it happens when you suddenly snap out of REM sleep — a deeper stage of sleep where

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