Best Diet and Exercise Articles January 1, 2017

These are the top health articles I find around the web that I think are cutting edge, cool, and just plain awesome!

The microbes of your gut are going to be the next big thing in nutrition, and diet!






Unmotivated to exercise? Dopamine could be to blame by Ana Sandoiu

In many cases, willpower is invoked as a way to modify behavior. But if we don’t understand the underlying physical basis for that behavior, it is difficult to say that willpower alone can solve it


Here’s why a healthy diet may not always work by IANS/Washington

Gut Microbes and controlling them are the next BIG thing… Trust me!


Seven nutrients important for mental health – and where to find them By The Conversation

Research literature suggests dietary improvement and nutritional interventions may help reduce the risk, or even arrest the progression, of certain psychiatric disorders.

Fitness Tech

P.E. is about to get more fun for kids with Heart Zones fitness trackers By Garrett Hulfish

When a student first walks into the gym, they grab a Heart Zones monitor and strap it to their arm or clip it to their shoelaces. Instantly, their stats are projected onto the wall for everyone to see. Students can see their heart rate, steps taken, calories burned, and more