From Showers to Sleep: Science Hacks for Your Everyday Life

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From calories to sleep, there always seems to be something we're not doing right. Luckily scientists have looked into this and come up with some helpful advice to keep us happy and healthy.
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  1. Kirsten Houseknecht
    Kirsten Houseknecht
    4 ditë më parë

    there is a specifici eye vitamin that i was told to take by 3 different eye doctors, its the AREDS formula

  2. MxGiK 3HuNNx
    MxGiK 3HuNNx
    5 ditë më parë

    Why aren’t “fatter” ppl more energetic if they’re full of energy???

  3. Sage Paris
    Sage Paris
    9 ditë më parë

    Heck yeah, plants are inherently interesting!

  4. Pole Tooke
    Pole Tooke
    9 ditë më parë

    Me, with heartburn, back pain, and neck pain: ".... Ok, well what do I do"

  5. Gemtail
    12 ditë më parë

    I have ADHD... napping is kinda impossible. I'd have to time myself for an hour to actually sleep 30 minutes because I'd have to wind myself down enough to do it. Have yet to see if exactly timing it for 30 minutes is effective but again, winding down enough to nap is tough. May depend on if I had coffee or any caffeine that day.

  6. Terah L
    Terah L
    14 ditë më parë

    Oddly enough, sleeping on my stomach is more comfortable... probably because I'm heavyset, so there's a divot in my mattress where I normally sleep, but I carry my weight in my stomach. Stomach fills the divot, spine is aligned, super comfy XD

  7. Evelyn Newman
    Evelyn Newman
    15 ditë më parë

    a girl my dad was dating gave me st johns wart and I had a serotonin overdose and probably should have gone to the hospital but i was 13 and thought i was being dramatic lol

  8. The Spoiled Texan
    The Spoiled Texan
    16 ditë më parë

    He said, “beet root.” I can laugh at this because my daughter has TS

  9. Vale
    18 ditë më parë

    My grandpa had AMD!

  10. Virtual Soul
    Virtual Soul
    18 ditë më parë

    On showers, Cold showers are the biggest life hack I've ever found in that regard. Cold showers wash away less natural skin oils, don't kill your microbiome, and make you feel good after. There's even research that shows taking a cold shower everyday can lower your average heart rate by up to 10 bpm and others have shown that people who regularly bathe or shower in cold water have a higher brown fat content. I also do ice baths which are amazing in their own regard but obviously not for everyone.

  11. woodstock
    19 ditë më parë

    How can you miss out Iron! Don't just listen to your research. But don't do too much. Boost those red blood cells. Get that oxygen in your body

  12. cwo
    21 ditë më parë

    For the part about St. John's Wort, I tried it while I was still on an anti-depressant and it sent me into a very powerful depression, so as they say in the video, consult your doctor first

  13. Light being
    Light being
    21 ditë më parë

    If the seventeen and a half minute mark isn't true then why do I only get a good night's sleep when I do take melatonin,,,,

  14. OVXX
    22 ditë më parë

    very surprised they didnt mention fish oil

  15. OVXX
    22 ditë më parë

    molly in my melatonin??? lets goooo

  16. Devon Robertson
    Devon Robertson
    23 ditë më parë

    Everytime I sleep on my back I get horrible headaches.

  17. Youngboon Lim
    Youngboon Lim
    23 ditë më parë

    why did u not mentioned lutein and biotein ??? why mention c ??

  18. Heart of Dawnlight
    Heart of Dawnlight
    25 ditë më parë

    Even as a child my parents couldn't get me to nap (not sure about infant or toddler). Which made them quite upset they couldn't have theirs

  19. Darxus Outside
    Darxus Outside
    28 ditë më parë

    How about showering without soap?

  20. Banana Murder
    Banana Murder
    29 ditë më parë

    House plants provide a wife range of benefits because monkey brain goes: "hehe, leafs feel like home"

    1. NeonRayTracer
      26 ditë më parë

      Username checks out, this must be legit

  21. Radian
    Muaj më parë

    for woman who are pregnent, not people who are pregnent*

  22. Bruh •
    Bruh •
    Muaj më parë

    It’s spring

  23. Neuro Philosophers
    Neuro Philosophers
    Muaj më parë

    Right side sleeping I heard was easier for your heart because it doesn’t have to pump blood upwards ? And you have to flip over for the CSF to move along your brain and clean it? So both left and right side sleeping likely have issues and benefits

  24. Ligh7 Foo7
    Ligh7 Foo7
    Muaj më parë

    Poor some Beet Juice into your car for extra power, cheaper then NOS

  25. FSXgta
    Muaj më parë

    I can't sleep in the day at all unless I'm either very sick og extremely tired.

  26. Lauren Higgs
    Lauren Higgs
    Muaj më parë

    Can you look into red light therapy for eyecare?

  27. telegramsam
    Muaj më parë

    Melatonin never did anything for my insomnia but after about a month and a half taking 3mg at night, it did seem to improve my GERD/acid reflux considerably. I was curious if it was just a coincidence but a web search turned up one study done on melatonin used to treat GERD (apparently your digestive system also has melatonin receptors). It was a fairly small sample group and rather preliminary but the results were positive. So there's that I guess.

  28. Gandia Jose
    Gandia Jose
    Muaj më parë

    0.24 not even mentioning how many conflicting sources there are about these things. SciShow: here are some more. 🤣🤣🤣

  29. fred6059
    Muaj më parë

    Sleeping on the left side causes the liver to press on the heart.

  30. hnljojoilbvtgfyvgub
    Muaj më parë

    Side sleeping will increase smile lines though, over time making them even deeper.

  31. jakke
    Muaj më parë

    Thank you for that confirmation. I'm a non-napper and I'm so tired of people always telling me I should. It does more harm than good to me and wrecks my normal biological clock. Napping has the effect on me like holding a piece of meat in front of a hungry dog, but keeping it just out of reach. Only hours of deep sleep will do when I feel the need to `nap`.

  32. G. N.
    G. N.
    Muaj më parë

    Hank's presentation about supplements was so funny

  33. Semolina
    Muaj më parë

    Could the plants making us feel better be a biological thing from ages ago. Like if we were somewhere with flourishing plants and life the place felt safe coz we could probably survive there. But if it was a place with no life we’d likely die. ?

  34. Hugo Alvord
    Hugo Alvord
    Muaj më parë

    I say a 3 hour nap is best.... from 2 to 5 pm :)

  35. Dr. Bandito
    Dr. Bandito
    Muaj më parë

    I have ADHD and I can only nap successfully while on stimulants. Its pretty weird.

  36. Alma Vasquez
    Alma Vasquez
    Muaj më parë

    St john wort causes infertility, and cancels out birth control pills. It lowers estrogen levels. Be careful.

  37. Artemis Rose
    Artemis Rose
    Muaj më parë

    Why juice, why not just eat beets?

  38. Bilal Rawat
    Bilal Rawat
    Muaj më parë

    What I bath 3 times a day

  39. Rick Anna
    Rick Anna
    Muaj më parë

    What a terrible video. You should be ashamed of your pseudoscience. You presented random facts, random scientific words, spoke to fast, and came to no conclusions. You give science a bad name and give people a reason to ignore scientific evidence.

  40. Abby Sabbaya
    Abby Sabbaya
    Muaj më parë

    I'd rather have my cat with me, than weeds

  41. lord wags
    lord wags
    Muaj më parë

    The muddled pleasure perioperatively form because donald roughly print during a wretched goal. slimy, hanging taxicab

  42. marcywarcy
    Muaj më parë

    For $1 say women

  43. Jordy Álava
    Jordy Álava
    Muaj më parë

    Why they try to speak in Hank accent?

  44. Paula Wolanski
    Paula Wolanski
    2 muaj më parë

    My sleep schedule is very hard to work with. If I had my way, I would go to bed at 3:00 am and sleep till noon. It's very hard for me to fall asleep early enough to get up in the morning. I often have to force myself awake with ridiculous amounts of caffeine, which has resulted in chronic stomach upset. Because of this pattern, I'm very prone to getting into sleep debt, which I try fix by drinking more coffee. It's just a vicious cycle. Occasionally, I have no choice but to take a stay in bed day to allow myself to rest.The problem is so bad that I got in an accident on my way to work because I had made myself wake up early and didn't give myself enough time to have coffee. I lost my license temporarily because of a suspected sleep disorder and vowed to no longer accept jobs that require me to wake up before my body is ready. Also, I take naps whenever I can, they are my saviour.

  45. Rarejavelin
    2 muaj më parë

    so beet juice is like NOS but for humans XD

  46. Adam Nygard
    Adam Nygard
    2 muaj më parë

    Shouldn't Vitamin D be in the "useful" vitamin list? I can hear many Finnish people and night shift workers typing...

  47. MrEbySan FPV
    MrEbySan FPV
    2 muaj më parë

    Is there a word for how you speak in this video? The cadence n stuff is just like the guy with the glasses

  48. Bob Jones
    Bob Jones
    2 muaj më parë

    Lol science wonders why plants relax us, without taking into account that we evolved in nature and not square white rooms.

  49. Jessica Quintanilla
    Jessica Quintanilla
    2 muaj më parë

    The well-off siberian supposedly rely because mass mainly carve a a kaput ethernet. bawdy, fluffy club

  50. Reflected Miles
    Reflected Miles
    2 muaj më parë

    It's interesting that you didn't include Vitamin D, particularly the need for verifying your actual level of it rather than just "supplementing." Those in northern climates, especially with darker skin, average surprisingly low amounts of it, and data over the last year suggests that this could have played a significant role in COVID-19 outcomes. The most recent study on this was done in Spain, currently in _Lancet_ preprint, but another one was recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The data has been building, Dr. Fauci has even commented that he is taking it, but in general regulators seem to still be ignoring the vast majority of the findings.

  51. Summer Stine
    Summer Stine
    3 muaj më parë

    Wait isn't creatine really bad for you?? I keep telling my husband to stay away from it...

  52. Leonid Molochnikov
    Leonid Molochnikov
    3 muaj më parë

    There's actually a major issue with the folic acid additives. The major widespread mutation is in the MTHFR gene, responsible for the methylation of folic acid, and should be treated with methyl folate, while folic acid (the stable, cheaper version, i.e. the one actually added in the food industry) clogs up an already malfunctioning mechanism

  53. Vicky Anderson
    Vicky Anderson
    3 muaj më parë

    Treatment/cure for Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome: move several time zones to the west. The resulting jet lag will line up your biological clock with the actual time. 🕛🕛

  54. Yuki Yuka
    Yuki Yuka
    3 muaj më parë

    I wake up groggy after naps, but I still want to nap

  55. Yanko Kassinof
    Yanko Kassinof
    3 muaj më parë

    brasil sent a hello for the daily baths

  56. Nate
    3 muaj më parë


  57. Robert Baker
    Robert Baker
    3 muaj më parë

    Thats what she said.

  58. Alex on the Edge
    Alex on the Edge
    3 muaj më parë

    Love the haircut, Michael!

  59. Cameron Kay
    Cameron Kay
    4 muaj më parë

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  60. Grant Bartley
    Grant Bartley
    4 muaj më parë

    It's a strange affectation to keep saying 'pregnant people'. Do they think it's sexist to say 'pregnant women'? If so, why?

    1. Grant Bartley
      Grant Bartley
      2 muaj më parë

      @Stef I agree with you. I also think that calling a pregnant trans a 'man' indicates that people will bend language so far that it snaps. (George Orwell had a lot to say about that in '1984'.) Sci show should be ashamed of itself for using ideas and language so inaccurately and cravenly. Only women can get pregnant.

    2. Stef
      2 muaj më parë

      No it's not sexist and SchiShow does it not because of trans people but because of a very loud, very angry minority of women and some men (usually gender-studies students who've never worked a day in their lives) who feel like they can speak for anyone they like including black people (as a mixed race woman I've dealt with these people and they are insulting to no end. Much worse than actual racists because at least racists just leave you alone most of the time). They call for cancellations of anything that doesn't fit their tiny world view and if you dare try to go against them you'll be called everything under the sun and absolutely bullied until you quit arguing so they don't have to acknowledge that they may be wrong. I've been accused of having internalized racisism just because I disagreed with a white girl about my non-repression (she wanted so badly for me to have faced racism because of course a black girl in Europe has to have been repressed, right?). As a woman I find the term 'pregnant people' incredibly insulting and so far the only people I see defending this choice are very clearly women (as in born and living as). I'd love to get the opinion of an actual pregnant transitioned person what they think about it but they're always super quiet on these topics, probably for the same reason I don't always argue on topics about racism - they'll turn on the trans people too. They're just plain toxic

    3. Grant Bartley
      Grant Bartley
      2 muaj më parë

      @sorcha Nothing personal implied, sorry I gave that impression. Peace to you.

    4. sorcha
      2 muaj më parë

      @Grant Bartley look dude I answered your question. Sorry you don't like the answer but thats life. Don't be afraid of new information. Peace✌️

    5. Grant Bartley
      Grant Bartley
      2 muaj më parë

      @sorcha What utter nonsense. Is there anything more female than giving birth? If a trans man gets pregnant this rather proves that they were not actually a man. Your reply shows the depth of PC newspeak.

  61. Grant Bartley
    Grant Bartley
    4 muaj më parë

    Does Hank get a new shirt for each new video?

    1. Grant Bartley
      Grant Bartley
      2 muaj më parë

      He must have a big wardrobe.

  62. Epicurus X
    Epicurus X
    4 muaj më parë

    People who sleep in hammocks, where you at?

  63. Heya Kiddo It's me! Your best bud!
    Heya Kiddo It's me! Your best bud!
    4 muaj më parë

    Yeah says people in the Temperate Zones who aren't going through Puberty yeah?!? In fact for me showering Daily isn't enough I may have to shower twice or I'll feel super gross lol

  64. Mystic Fallout
    Mystic Fallout
    4 muaj më parë

    I've slept on my back for... 3.5 years now. No other positions, cause I sleep on a skinny couch. Our young daughter started having massive nightmares and sleeping with us, and she's a kicker. Then I bought my Choco Labrador puppy who decided he would be terrified of stairs, our room, our bed, his kennel, and being downstairs alone. He would destroy everything if left alone. So, I've been his roommate for 3 years, well heck, today lol.

  65. Da'n Dabmouth
    Da'n Dabmouth
    4 muaj më parë

    Part of plants being in medical rooms being helpful might tell the patient that's the staff is capable of keeping it alive so it breathes confidence into the staff also the fact that the hospital is willing to make the place look more welcoming than just a cold sterile hospital.

  66. Da'n Dabmouth
    Da'n Dabmouth
    4 muaj më parë

    Y'all forgot body weight is also a very important component in how many calories you need every day on average.

  67. Taylor Williams
    Taylor Williams
    4 muaj më parë

    They figured out that sleeping on your stomach is better if you lay/sleep on your stomach.

  68. churchofmarcus
    4 muaj më parë

    Sometimes I wake up gasping for air when I sleep on my back, so for obvious reasons I don't do it.

  69. Hanif Suffian Bin Mohd Nazri
    Hanif Suffian Bin Mohd Nazri
    4 muaj më parë

    Muslims has been taught to sleep on right side....for years...

    5 muaj më parë


  71. Christian Brock Randall
    Christian Brock Randall
    5 muaj më parë

    13:30 Dwight Shrute would be soo happy about this.

  72. Mauve Ferret
    Mauve Ferret
    5 muaj më parë

    Bruh, if I take even 2.5mg of Melatonin before bed, I'm in a sleep coma for 3 extra hours.

  73. Lesley Ghost Dragon
    Lesley Ghost Dragon
    5 muaj më parë

    10:12 AAAAAAAAAAAGGGGGGGHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!! (My hands are really cracked and painful, so I freaked out. I'm still freaking out...Please be nice microbes...Please be nice microbes...)

  74. Peon Maface
    Peon Maface
    5 muaj më parë

    The best sleeping position is doggy style. Missionary is a close second though.

  75. Đēmøñ Ůmbŕēøñ
    Đēmøñ Ůmbŕēøñ
    5 muaj më parë

    It's very weird that both of my parents are nappers, but then I'm not.

  76. Reginald Carey
    Reginald Carey
    5 muaj më parë

    Is there any real evidence that dirty skin leads to acne? It’s obviously common knowledge but is it true?

  77. Simple Things
    Simple Things
    5 muaj më parë

    The concise list of everything I'm doing wrong.

  78. Eric Hagen
    Eric Hagen
    5 muaj më parë

    and sry i havent watched this channel as much as i need to but who is this new guy? he sounds very similar to hank if u think about it(sound wise),hank talks a lil faster though. im like 90% of the world and at 1st i dont like change. so when hank and john aint on here i hardly watch it but i need to be more open minded and its hard to implement change at the age of 40 but im trying. either way good job fella!

  79. Eric Hagen
    Eric Hagen
    5 muaj më parë

    well wth is brain waste? this is a new term fer me....

  80. Alice Ling26
    Alice Ling26
    5 muaj më parë

    Ah napping. I remember in kindergarten we had those plastic little beds are we're required to nap for like an hour. I spent the entire time everyday twirling my hair. Like, who the hell can fall asleep at 1 pm?

  81. Bruh Gimmi those antianxiety meds
    Bruh Gimmi those antianxiety meds
    5 muaj më parë

    Plants are buddies

  82. Lapis Lazarus
    Lapis Lazarus
    5 muaj më parë

    House plants are definitely more relaxing than house cats

  83. Rebecca White
    Rebecca White
    5 muaj më parë

    @2:15 isn’t the best way to describe how the right side of the heart receives blood from the whole body, and may perpetuate misinformation about the right side of the body being responsible for return circulation.

  84. Jeff
    5 muaj më parë

    Me: *having a test in 2 day and has not studied yet* Me: I can for sure see this True story, tho

  85. Heather Taylor-Willockx
    Heather Taylor-Willockx
    5 muaj më parë

    I was surprised that this video didn't really mention vitamin D. Its the only supplement I know that most doctors agree is beneficial. I know there has been a ton of research on it too, as most people (especially those in Northern climates) are deficient in it. And most scientists/doctors agree that the supplement is preferable to getting it from the sun due to the risk of cancer and skin damage.

  86. Anıl Asma
    Anıl Asma
    6 muaj më parë

    And here I am, sun is bout to shine, watching a video about healthy sleep :/

    1. Miss Seaweed
      Miss Seaweed
      29 ditë më parë

      Graveyard shift workers like me: ;u;

  87. Ranshin Majere
    Ranshin Majere
    6 muaj më parë

    Yeah... That whole calorie thing is dumb. We don't ignite food in our stomach or anywhere else in our body, like a calorimeter does. It also assumes a calorie is a calorie. Which is also stupid. Try low fat vs high fat low carb diets. See what happens.

  88. Joan Z
    Joan Z
    6 muaj më parë

    St. John's Wort is also contra-indicated prior to surgery requiring general anesthesia, at least that was my experience a few years ago. Be sure to tell your surgeon you are taking it, you may need to stop for a couple of weeks prior to surgery. I always tell my doctor what supplements I'm taking, just to be sure I'm not working against other medication I'm taking.

  89. Some Guy
    Some Guy
    6 muaj më parë

    What I want to know, is... Is it worth it to bother watering house plants, or would artificial plants do the same thing? Instead of using an empty pot to compare the effect of plants, they should have used artificial plants.

  90. Malware86
    6 muaj më parë

    I have a unique superpower of being able to sleep in most conditions. It really doesn't matter. As soon as I close my eyes, done. Even if I'm not comfortable

  91. Camille Cirrus
    Camille Cirrus
    6 muaj më parë

    My favourite AMD-slowing antioxidant is called Nvidia.

  92. Joe Eoj
    Joe Eoj
    6 muaj më parë

    shes got a booger

  93. Cheshire Wonderland
    Cheshire Wonderland
    6 muaj më parë

    Iron because I can’t eat red meat 🙃

  94. Ihaveausernametoo
    6 muaj më parë

    I often get arrhythmia lying in my left side. Have to lie on the right. Bet it's the damn Vagus nerve.

  95. Noni Noni
    Noni Noni
    6 muaj më parë

    A) Why do we need a "study" to prove what we already know? Although, not the exact same, but watching cute kittens (either real or on videos) will give us the same response--being more relaxed and lowering negative stress. B) Studies are like political polls--they are all fundamentally flawed. Right Hillary?

  96. Sarah T
    Sarah T
    6 muaj më parë

    So the third world countries that don't have soap... oh and I should add, they don't have acne either!!

  97. Shawn Irene
    Shawn Irene
    6 muaj më parë

    I hate naps. Never liked em.

  98. TashK
    6 muaj më parë

    Pregnant people? 🤣

  99. Ashlie Starling
    Ashlie Starling
    7 muaj më parë

    I'll spruce up my "home with a little green" alright

  100. pigtailsboy
    7 muaj më parë

    The advertisements on this one were pretty over the top. Really can't imagine how this model works or will continue to work in due time. I skip most advertising unless I actively want to support a channel and an advertiser. Most ads fall far from the mark and are just wasting my time and their money but I've avoided directly feeding the algorithm useful information when it requests it. Don't take free deals or short term access to premium features. I give them nothing because my potential addiction to spending on anything could be ruinous if I ever gave in to buying a thing or paying for a service. Maybe that's not the case for many viewers, but then there is considering the millions who block ads. So given that I'm distrustful of advertisers actual interests and not the welfare of the buyers I hold my ground. Given enough people like me, or those who adblock along with a mix of people who can no longer afford services or products at cost or on credit then I ask, out loud, how does this service economy that has been built up on the internet look to last unless we're all hopelessly addicted to buying as well as consuming media with both hands full?