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Why Change Is So Hard: Barriers to a Healthy Lifestyle

March 16, 2020

Each year, do you find yourself failing to accomplish your New Year’s resolution to lose weight or to eat healthier, despite your best intentions? Roberta H. Anding, M.S., shares the most common barriers to changing your eating habits. […]

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Not All Information Is Created Equal When It Comes to Your Health

March 15, 2020

If you’re like most Americans, you probably peruse the internet for information on the latest trends in nutrition and fitness. However, some of this information is downright fraudulent. Roberta H. Anding, M.S., shares some credible online sources for health and nutrition. […]

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The First Rule for Accomplishing Goals? Don’t Tell Anyone about Them

March 11, 2020

When it comes to setting and accomplishing goals, you may think that announcing your goal on social media or telling all your friends will increase your likelihood of success. In fact, the opposite is true, as Dr. Peter M. Vishton, Associate Professor of Psychology at William & Mary, explains. […]

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What Has Neuroscience Done for You Lately? Try These Brain Hacks

March 10, 2020

Have you ever had the frustrating experience of trying to talk to someone in a noisy bar? Or watched a YouTube video that you just can’t stop replaying in your memory? Neuroscience to the rescue! We spoke with Dr. Peter M. Vishton, Associate Professor of Psychology at William & Mary, about brain hacks backed by neuroscience. […]

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Are Americans Delusional When It Comes to Their Health?

March 9, 2020

Do you believe you’re living a healthy lifestyle? If so, you’re not alone—so do 43 percent of Americans. However, we’re consuming more calories than ever. Professor Roberta H. Anding, a lecturer and clinical dietitian at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, explains why this disconnect exists and what to do about it. […]

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Engage Your Senses with These Sensory Brain Exercises

March 8, 2020

When you think of brain exercises, word games or crossword puzzles are probably the first things that come to mind. But your five senses need exercise too! Richard Restak, Clinical Professor of Neurology at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, provides you with visual, auditory, and motor exercises. […]

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