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6 Hacks to Get an Afternoon Energy Kick from Food

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According to medical research, it's relatively normal that many people encounter an urge to sleep in the afternoon, especially after lunch. This condition is called the afternoon slump, characterized by fatigue, moodiness, frequent yawning, sleepiness, and lack of concentration. Notably, the afternoon slump depends on the type of food eaten for lunch. If you have meals with high-fat content, your body will slow down, lowering afternoon productivity. How do you beat the slump? This article takes a closer look at how to get an afternoon energy kick from proper nutrition. Stay Hydrated When your body is dehydrated, feeling unenergetic is...

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Why Are You Always Tired?

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Have you ever woken up in the morning only to feel tired for the rest of the day, even when you know you've had enough hours of sleep? As it turns out, there are several factors that affect our 'tiredness' levels throughout the day, including the amount of exercise we do during the week, our alcohol consumption the night before, our daily diets, and more. To learn more about why you're always tired, watch the video below.

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Why Do We Dream?

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Records show that humans have been dreaming for thousands of years, dating as far back as ancient Mesopotamia. However, in all this time, scientists still haven't discovered the reasoning behind this universal and curious phenomenon. Luckily, we have a couple of theories. Watch the video below to find possible answers to the question: "Why do we dream?"

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Have You Ever Tried Water Aerobics?

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Water aerobics is the way to go when looking for your next exercise session. Watch the video below and see how you can get started on doing water aerobics!

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Why Sitting is Bad for You

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There's no denying that people have transitioned to a more sedentary lifestyle. Whether you're in school, at work, or in the car, we tend to sit for extended periods of time without the opportunity to stretch our legs and walk around. However, this seemingly "harmless habit actually has the power to change our health", both in the short- and long-term. The key to remember is that our bodies are built for motion, not for stillness. To learn more about sitting and its impact on our mind and body, watch the video below:

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