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Natural remedies for SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder
Remedies

Natural remedies for SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder

Holding the most appropriate acronym, seasonal affective disorder — SAD for short — is a form of depression that starts to creep up around the beginning of the rainy or cold season and tends to stick until the weather becomes warm again. People who suffer from this medical condition generally experience a decline in their mood, a lack of interest in daily activities and difficulty getting out of bed. Other symptoms include fatigue, irritability, anxiety, carb cravings, and weight gain. It is important to understand a bit more about the mood disorder and what triggers it before knowing the best natural remedies for this discombobulation. Why do people get SAD? It is believed that SAD occurs as a response to fewer daylight hours and a lack of sunlight, affecting people most durin...
More Knowledge Changes Opinions on GM Food
Genetically Modified Foods

More Knowledge Changes Opinions on GM Food

Jonathon McPhetres, a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Rochester, admits he’s “personally amazed” what we can do with genes, specifically genetically modified food—such as saving papayas from extinction. “We can make crops better, more resilient, and more profitable and easier for farmers to grow so that we can provide more crops around the world,” he says. Yet the practice of altering foods genetically, through the introduction of a gene from a different organism, has courted controversy right from the get-go. While genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are considered safe by an overwhelming majority of scientists, including the National Academy of Sciences, the World Health Organization, and the American Medical Association, only about one-third of consumers share that vi...
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Have We Found a Diet That Truly Works?
Diet

Have We Found a Diet That Truly Works?

"Eat less and move more." Oh, such simple advice, but is maintaining a healthy weight really that simple? We live in an era of nutritional misinformation and opinions galore. These days, it seems that everyone feels qualified to offer expert advice on diet, exercise and weight loss. With rising obesity rates all around the world, we are constantly searching for approaches to better manage our weight and our health. For decades, the main strategy for losing weight has been to cut back on calories; what nutritionists call an “energy-restricted diet.” Although this often works in the short term, it rarely produces long-term success. It backfires because it can lead to greater feelings of hunger after the weight is lost, more obsessive thoughts about food and eating, and a greater risk of o...