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    Nutrition,  Lifestyle

    Boredom Snacking: 8 Easy Ways to Stop It

    Boredom snacking is no rare phenomenon. In the US, 25% of Americans are estimated to snack when they feel understimulated. If you’re reading this post, chances are that you’re struggling as well and wanting to break the cycle. Congratulations on taking the first step. Picture this: you’re sitting in front of your screen, scrolling and jumping from one tab to another aimlessly. Despite internet use increasing dopamine levels and therefore providing pleasure, you just don’t feel it tonight. In fact, you feel extremely bored. Your brain wanders to other ways to make you feel better. One sticks out: the birthday cake leftovers in the fridge. That marks the beginning of…

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    Sugar: A Barrier to Great ideas?

    We’ve all heard it: too much sugar is bad for us. Be it on TV, the radio, in books or straight from the doctor’s mouth, we got it: that white delight is to be approached with caution. Have you ever stopped a moment to consider why we’re told all that? Sugar is food, and food is essential. Plus, it’s present in nature and in all forms. Heck, it is extracted from plants! Aside from white sugar being the worst for its chemical treatment with sulfur dioxide, it can badly affect your health for many other reasons and in many ways. One of them is by messing with… your brain. Yes,…