Natural sleeping aides

Did you know that lack of adequate sleep can prevent weight loss? That’s because too little sleep can increase cortisol levels. Too much cortisol keeps your system hyper vigilant. Think caveman days. You need to stay alert because a lion is running after you. Because you may need to hide from the lion, you need […]

Food & addiction

A study in Neuroscience wonders about the similarities between junk food junkies and, well, junkies. In an experiment, rats that were given unlimited amounts of junk food had similar addictive behaviors to rats addicted to heroin. The researchers believe this occurred because the pleasure centers of the brains of rats becomes less responsive as the […]