Today’s Solutions: February 08, 2023

Nutrition & Wellness

From learning about the health benefits of turmeric to staying up-to-date with the latest superfood trends, discover the best diet tips to improve your health.

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What is NEAT and why is it more effective for weight loss than exercise?

"Non-exercise activity thermogenesis," also known as NEAT, is a fancy term for the energy you expend during the day whenever you’re not sleeping, eating, or doing purposeful exercise (like sports or gym workouts). You engage in NEAT by just walking about the house or office, hurrying to catch a Read More...

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3 expert-approved ways to deal with middle-of-the-night sleeplessness

We’ve all been there— lying awake in the middle of the night with nothing to keep us company except anxious thoughts and preoccupations like, “How am I going to get through my massive to-do list tomorrow if I’m sleep deprived?” Or, just as distressing, thoughts about the overwhelming Read More...

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An easy hack to counteract the harmful health effects of sitting all day

Humans are not designed to spend the entire day seated. Nonetheless, billions of us do it at least five days per week, as Western work patterns dictate. The health consequences of remaining on our bums all day are significant. According to studies, those who sit for extended durations are more Read More...

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Study shows strong link between green spaces and less prescription drug use

According to new research, visits to parks, community gardens, and other urban green spaces may reduce city inhabitants' use of medicines for anxiety, sleeplessness, melancholy, high blood pressure, and asthma. Researchers in Finland discovered that visiting natural settings three to four times Read More...

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Magnets rapidly remove dangerous "forever chemicals" from water

Australia-based scientists have devised an exciting new method for eliminating dangerous "forever chemicals" from water. When a solution is added to contaminated water, it covers the contaminants and renders them magnetic, allowing them to be easily attracted and isolated. Per- and Read More...

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These 3 questions can help you become more likable

It's human nature to want to be liked. We desire connection and relationships, and we appreciate the affirmation and ego boost that comes from knowing that other people enjoy our company. So, it’s no surprise that many are often preoccupied with whether or not people find them likable. If you Read More...

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Looking to boost your health? Spend more time with friends

One of the more startling findings in relationship science is that both romantic love and platonic friendship, though very different relationships, typically begin the same way — with a spark. But what comes next? According to relationship specialists, we frequently prioritize our romantic Read More...

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Tobacco companies in Spain now fit the bill for cigarette butt clean-up

Tobacco businesses will be obliged to pay for the cleanup of millions of cigarette ends discarded by smokers each year under new environmental legislation in Spain. The decision, which went into effect last week, is part of a package of waste-reduction and recycling efforts. It calls for the Read More...

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7 easy and refreshing home detox tips to start the New Year

Your house can be a springboard to greater things if you're striving for a new level of success, innovation, or expansion in your life— something many of us are aiming for especially at the beginning of the New Year. According to the ancient Chinese practice of feng shui, all riches and progress Read More...

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Experts share 5 science-backed ways to reach your New Year’s resolutions

New Year's resolutions are infamous for being unattainable. Studies and polls show that most people give up on their New Year's resolutions within the first month. However, the steps you take to achieve your goal are often more critical than merely deciding to change. "The issue is not the Read More...