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Research, recipes, news and tips for better, healthier living—created and curated by your friends at Pacific Science Center’s Wellbody Academy.


Sleep Myths Busted

New research shows long held beliefs about sleep may be damaging our health, our mood, and may be shortening our lives.

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Get Ready For Wellbody Weekend With Wellness 101

Wellness, as defined by The National Wellness Institute, is an active and "self-directed and evolving process." According to the World Health Organization, wellness is "complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or...

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Healthy Almond Milk Ice Cream

Beat the heat with this potassium- and protein-packed treat! Ice cream is the quintessential summer dessert. It is also higher in calories—a single serving contains nearly 300 calories with significant amounts of sugar and saturated fat. There are, however, healthy...

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A Heart Healthy Summer Cookout

Summer is in full swing and the season will include a lot of food. This year, treat your friends and family to a fun and healthy meal. These flavorful mini-burgers are perfect for a potluck or dinner with kids. The Beef According to Mayo Clinic, grass-fed beef has...

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4 Reasons Smiles Dig Gardening

Spring has sprung and summer is just around the corner. It's the perfect time of year to get outside and dig in the dirt. Here's why: Your very own farmer's market With fresh fruits, herbs and vegetables all at your fingertips, it's easy to eat healthy. Plus, crunchy...

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Water Or Sports Drink? Choosing Your Thirst Quencher

It's officially spring sports season! The Sounders are playing and the Mariners are at spring training. If you or your kiddos like to get active this season, you may wonder when and whether sports drinks are a good choice. According to Harvard University's The...

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