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27 . 03 . 2020

How to Preserve Our Health during the Pandemic?

We are living times of great collective apprehension. Today, we are all aware of the need to slow down the progression of the COVID-19 pandemic, through social isolation and other prophylactic measures. However, there are more behaviors that we can adopt in order to preserve our physical and mental health.

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Categories: Exercise, Nutrition, Sleep, Stress

18 . 01 . 2019

Metabolic Lessons from our Ancestors

The modern era is characterized by unprecedented scientific and technological development. However, we are faced with a high prevalence of chronic diseases that did not affect our ancestors. Are we as a society doing something wrong?

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Categories: Exercise, Metabolism, Nutrition

08 . 08 . 2018

The Neurobiology of Appetite - Part II

In the first part of this article we got to know the instinctive circuits that influence our eating behavior and often undermine weight loss goals. Why is it important to identify these unconscious processes that were reinforced throughout thousands of years of evolutionary pressures imposed on the human species?

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Categories: Exercise, Nutrition, Obesity

21 . 07 . 2018

The Neurobiology of Appetite - Part I

Obesity and excess weight are increasingly frequent problems in today’s world. If the solution is as simple as creating a calorie deficit by eating less and/or exercising more, then why do many of us remain unable to achieve and maintain our ideal weight?

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Categories: Exercise, Nutrition, Obesity