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Microplastics In The Water, Food, And Us

Microplastics In The Water, Food, And Us

Most of us by now know the ongoing problem of plastics building in our environment and point to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a collection of plastic, floating trash halfway between Hawaii and California, that has grown to more than 600,000 square miles, twice the size of Texas.  It's continuing to grow and accumulate plastic rapidly according to this 2018 study published in Nature.  But plastic is also a problem when it's small.

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Benefits Of Massage

Benefits Of Massage

While more research is needed to confirm the benefits of massage, some studies have found massage may be helpful for a number of reasons.  But, when the massage is too strong...

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Study finds plant compounds found to boost cognition

Study finds plant compounds found to boost cognition

In this study, people with lower levels of the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin had to use more brain power and relied more heavily on different parts of the brain in order to remember the word pairings they were taught. People with higher levels of the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin found naturally through the foods in IQed , on the other hand, were able to minimize the amount of brain activity necessary to complete the task. In other words, they were more "neurally efficient."

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Sleep Makes Learning Easier and Longer-Lasting

Sleep Makes Learning Easier and Longer-Lasting

According to new findings from Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.getting some sleep in between study sessions may make it easier to recall what you studied and relearn what you’ve forgotten, even 6 months later,

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