Author: Deanna deBara

Deanna deBara is a freelance writer and journalist based in Portland, OR. Deanna covers mostly health and wellness topics, and you can find her work in Greatist, Playboy, Men's Health, and other health-conscious corners of the internet.

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The Effects of Sugar on the Brain (Trust Us, It’s Not Pretty)

Honey. High fructose corn syrup. Sucrose. Sugar comes in many different forms, from naturally occurring sugars in fruit to refined...

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How to Find Your Best Sleep Cycle: Polyphasic, Biphasic and Monophasic Sleep

When you think of getting a good night’s sleep, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Most of the...

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Want Improved Focus and Better Sleep? Try Binaural Beats (Playlist Inside)

When it comes to music, it seems like there’s a playlist for every kind of mood — ‘90s hip hop...