Entries by Bri Jackson

Bri Jackson

Bri Jackson is a New York based certified trainer, yoga instructor, and wellness blogger. She is passionate about bringing simple clean eating, fitness, and inspiration to others. Connect with Bri on Instagram @Brittgotfit_ and her personal blog www.brittgotfit.com.

Soft Drinks Found to Increase Congestive Heart Failure in Men

A study recently published in British Medical Journal found that soft drinks increase risk of congestive heart failure in men. The 12 year study monitored eating and drinking habits of 42,000 Swedish men and revealed that those who drank at… 0 Shares |

World Health Organization Confirms Bacon Causes Cancer

In a new report, the World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed that bacon, red meat, and processed meats are carcinogenic to varying degrees and urges consumers to cut back. WHO officials stated that consuming just 50 grams of processed pork… 0 Shares |

Trainer Tips: 5 Common Weight-loss Mistakes and Tweaks

There are a countless number of ways for individuals to achieve weight-loss and fitness goals. At the end of the day, achieving lasting results depends on several factors unique to each person. However, there are some methods we should avoid… 0 Shares |

Subway Will Remove Antibiotic Treated Meat From Menu

The world’s largest fast food chain announced plans to remove antibiotic treated meat products from their menu by 2025. Subway will introduce antibiotic free chicken in its 27,000 locations by March of 2016, antibiotic-free turkey by 2019 and by 2025… 0 Shares |

How marijuana related arrests became a civil rights issue

Three US states have legalized recreational use of marijuana, 14 states have decriminalized possession of the herb, and 23 states have legalized medical use. In 2014, marijuana was a $2.9 billion dollar industry and researchers are projecting $11 billion and… 0 Shares |

Balancing Vata: Self-care practices for Fall

“A place for everything, and everything in its place.” The magical season of Fall is fast approaching and that means it’s time for a change of pace. For many Fall is viewed as a time to get back to work… 0 Shares |

Parasite infection: A hidden cause of disease and deterioration

Parasites are organisms that depend on a host for survival. Parasites can have one of three relationships with their host. First there’s mutualism where both the host and the parasite benefit from the relationship. The mutualistic relationship is demonstrated in… 0 Shares |

America leads the world in mass public shootings, contagion model suggests media is to blame

The United States now leads the world in mass public shootings for a number of reasons according to studies. A new study led by Adam Lankford, associate professor of criminal justice for Alabama University, revealed that 90 of 292 global… 0 Shares |

Thousands report debilitating ailments after receiving HPV vaccines

Long-term side effects of HPV vaccines are becoming increasingly evident as thousands of young girls report debilitating ailments linked to the immunizations. In 2006, Gardasil was approved by the FDA for males and females between ages 9 -26. A second… 0 Shares |

Media overload – Why Americans can benefit from nature therapy

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” -Albert Einstein Just two years ago the Institute for Communications Technology Management at University of Southern California published the How Much Media? Report on American Consumers (HMM). The study… 0 Shares |