AN APPLE A DAY MIGHT KEEP OBESITY AT BAY

By Emilie Croisier / The Intelligent Optimist

Apples may help fight disorders related to obesity by promoting a healthy balance of bacteria in the digestive tract.

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The Intelligent Optimist (formerly Ode) is an independent international media platform focused on solutions, possibility and inspiration. We present optimism as the most effective, efficient and by scientific research confirmed strategy to drive the innovation and creativity that are necessary to solve the problems and meet the challenges that people and society face.

Train Your Brain to Change Unhealthy Eating Habits

Change Unhealthy Eating Habits: Researchers have reported evidence that we can “re-wire” reward centers our brain, shifting them to respond to healthy food instead of unhealthy food.

Researchers have reported the first evidence that we can “re-wire” the reward centers in the brain that encourage addictive-like behavior to unhealthy food—shifting them to respond to low-calorie, healthy food instead. This important switch in food preferences is thought to be a critical factor in achieving long-term weight loss.

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The Intelligent Optimist (formerly Ode) is an independent international media platform focused on solutions, possibility and inspiration. We present optimism as the most effective, efficient and by scientific research confirmed strategy to drive the innovation and creativity that are necessary to solve the problems and meet the challenges that people and society face.

Watermelon Extract Lowers Blood Pressure

By Emilie Croisier / The Intelligent Optimist

More than a summer treat, research has found that watermelon extract can lower blood pressure.

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evox provides an integrated entertainment experience that inspires positive changes in the way people live and work. We celebrate the good things about you, your family, your community, and your world. The network delivers a unique blend of evocative HD video programming, online community interaction, and related product shopping, to help people live a better life, grow as individuals, and in so doing, contribute to a better world.

Coffee Reduces Diabetes Risk

COFFEE REDUCES DIABETES. Coffee and tea consumption decrease the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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evox provides an integrated entertainment experience that inspires positive changes in the way people live and work. We celebrate the good things about you, your family, your community, and your world. The network delivers a unique blend of evocative HD video programming, online community interaction, and related product shopping, to help people live a better life, grow as individuals, and in so doing, contribute to a better world.

A Good Night's Sleep for Happy Bodies

Disrupted sleep patterns—such as occur with jetlag or shift work—have long been associated with a wide range of negative health outcomes, and scientists are beginning to understand why. A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science illustrated the huge extent to which regular nighttime sleep impacts our bodies.

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Krista Lettko is passionate about people and storytelling.  She spent the last few years working in Los Angeles in the TV industry, and was involved in the production on a variety of shows including USA’s Psych and Criminal Minds on CBS. A San Francisco native, she is currently traveling around the country, engaging people in sustainable living, and searching for individuals contributing to their communities in unique and inspiring ways. She practices yoga daily, and is a health food junkie.

Krista comes from an entertainment background, with a BA in Communications from Sonoma State University.

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