Should I Exercise on an Empty Stomach?

Not eating before an intense workout may cause lightheadedness or mild nausea. But is it ever advisable to work out on an empty stomach? Daniel Heller, MSc shares the differences among different workouts and which are safe to do without eating beforehand.

Gut Health and Sleep: Are They Related?

There is no doubt that sleep plays a crucial role in brain health and function, and as it turns out, the gut and the brain are basically in constant communication through the gut-brain axis. More specifically, the gut in gut-brain axis refers to the microbiome, or the collection of all microorganisms like bacteria, yeasts, and fungi that live in the intestines. The gut-brain axis is a two-way communication, so not only can those little critters in the gut influence heath, but mental and emotional state of a person can impact the microbiome.

Screen Time for Kids: How Much Is Too Much?

Screens are all around us, and they are certainly here to stay. From televisions to smartphones, from tablets to laptops, there is literally a screen for everything. It’s the question so many parents face: How much screen time should children be allowed?

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