How To Use Nutrition To Enhance Your Cycling

How To Use Nutrition To Enhance Your Cycling

(upbeat energetic music) – Nutrition plays a vital role in better training strategy, and what you eat has a direct impact on your performance. Cool, Hanks on a good day. – We’ve all heard of the infamous bonk and its unwanted effects of running out of energy too soon into a ride. – So hopefully, …

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5 Weird Things Your Blood Can Tell You

5 Weird Things Your Blood Can Tell You

This episode of SciShow is sponsored by Brilliant! Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to learn more. [♪ INTRO] It usually isn’t possible to simply glance at a sick person and instantly know exactly what disease they have. In order to diagnose diseases and assess risks, doctors often rely on biomarkers, a broad category that basically represents anything …

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Why Diet Might Be a Big Deal for Mental Health

Why Diet Might Be a Big Deal for Mental Health

[ ♪INTRO ] When it comes to physical health, mountains of evidence will tell you that a healthy diet is important. And it is. But a growing body of research is showing that diet is important for mental health, too. And before you click away, no, I’m not about to show you 10 superfoods to …

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Can Cold Showers Really Improve Your Health?

Can Cold Showers Really Improve Your Health?

Thanks to Skillshare for supporting this episode, and this whole week, of SciShow. [♩INTRO] If you follow any productivity gurus, then you’ve probably heard how you need to take cold showers in the morning. After all, not only can they wake you right up, but you’re also promised a myriad of health benefits and everybody …

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How to Get to Know Yourself in a Healthy Way

How to Get to Know Yourself in a Healthy Way

[ ♪INTRO ] You know what I hate? When you’re lying in bed, starting to fall asleep, but then suddenly your brain decides to remind you about some embarrassing thing you did that day, or that year, or like 12 years ago. In fact, your brain says, Let’s go over all the dumb things you’ve …

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Can Vitamin C and Zinc Help Cure Colds?

Can Vitamin C and Zinc Help Cure Colds?

Nobody enjoys the aches, cough, and stuffy nose that comes with a cold, so it’s no surprise that we spend a ton of money on over-the-counter symptom relief — $3 billion a year in the US alone. And you’ve probably heard all sorts of tips and tricks to keep from getting sick: Drink some OJ …

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The Secret to Becoming Immune to Mosquito Bites

The Secret to Becoming Immune to Mosquito Bites

[ ♪ Intro ] Mosquitoes are arguably the worst thing about the outdoors. And if you’re the kind of person who just seems to be eaten alive every time you step outside, you might have wondered if there’s some way you could become immune to their bites. Well, I have some good news: you probably …

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Why Having a Baby Can Cause Depression in Both Parents

[INTRO ♪] People don’t really talk about postpartum depression. After all, you’ve just had a baby! It’s chubby, and it smells nice! You should be so happy! But more often than not, new parents aren’t. A period of sadness after giving birth is so common that we have a colloquial name for it: the baby …

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When Everything Feels Like a Dream | Depersonalization-Derealization Disorder

When Everything Feels Like a Dream | Depersonalization-Derealization Disorder

Thanks to CuriosityStream for supporting this episode! Go to CuriosityStream.com/Psych to learn more. [ ♪INTRO ] When you’re dreaming, things normally don’t feel all that tangible. Like, you can pick up your phone or a trophy or a puppy-sized elephant, and it won’t feel as solid as those things would in the real world. But …

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Is Alkaline Water Really Better For You?

[ intro ] You may have heard of alkaline water— it’s the newest health trend hitting grocery shelves. These products are essentially just water treated to have a more basic pH between 8 and 10 instead of water’s usual neutral 7. And supposedly, they take your internal chemistry from acidic to alkaline, leaving you more …

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