Snorting These Two Spices Keeps You 25 Percent More Alert
According to the results of a study at Wheeling Jesuit University, participants demonstrated increased alertness and decreased levels of frustration, anxiety and fatigue when exposed to peppermint and cinnamon scents.
Higher Vitamin D Levels Linked To Longer Life
Increased levels of vitamin D are associated with longer telomeres, reported to be a marker of biological aging, says a new study.
Cannabis Exerts Powerful Neuroprotective Effects And May Soon Be Used In Stroke and Cardiac Emergencies
Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 100 active cannabinoids in cannabis. It accounts for 40 percent of the plant's extract and widely considered to be one of it's most powerful constituents that heals cells. Emergency teams in cardiac and stroke units may one day use CBD's neuroprotective effects to prevent the onset of debilitating symptoms developing from stroke and cardiac arrest.
Childhood Antibiotic Use Linked with Obesity
Last year, the†American Gastroenterological Association published a†study†analyzing the effects of antibiotics taken before age 2 on obesity levels by age 4. They found that young children who had been exposed to antibiotics before age 2 had a 25 percent relative increase of being obese by age 4.
The Magic of Mushrooms Can Prevent Depression
Bioactive compounds contained within an edible mushroom may delay or prevent the onset of neurological conditions like depression, investigations have concluded.
Raw Cheesecake: Jaffa
This raw cheesecake is vegan, gluten free and refine sugar-free. It also goes perfectly with a refreshingly clean cold brew coffee.
7 Food Combinations You Should Avoid
Sometimes we pair up foods such that even the healthy ones turn against us. We are told to have a lot of fruits and drink a lots of water. But what we are not told is that pairing them up with certain foods can can disrupt our digestive balance. For foods that are already in the list of our adversaries become worse when we hook them up with their buddies.
Pomegranate Juice Provides Significant Effect In Reducing Blood Pressure
Pomegranates help protect your body's cells from free radicals, which cause premature aging. In simple words, pomegranate juice pumps the level of oxygen in your blood. A comprehensive meta-analysis of data from eight randomized controlled trials supported a role for pomegranate juice in a heart-healthy diet.
Daily Consumption of Berries Decreases Inflammation
Anthocyanins -- antioxidant pigments found in fruits and vegetables -- have well-established benefits for our cardiovascular system. The benefits are associated with their ability to influence the expression of chemicals by platelets in the blood, says new data from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
Vitamin B3 Benefits Parkinson's Disease
Individuals with a specific type of Parkinson's disease (PD) could gain from increasing vitamin B3 (niacin) content in their diet, say British investigators.
If You Want To Live Longer, Eat Spicy Food
Like spicy food? If so, you might live longer, say researchers at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, who found that consumption of hot red chili peppers is associated with a 13 percent reduction in total mortality -- primarily in deaths due to heart disease or stroke -- in a large prospective study.
Boost Your Immunity to Extend Your Life
Your immune system does a pretty good job of protecting you from disease and illness. Every once in a while a germ manages to get past it, however, and makes you sick. This isnít to say your immune system failed. Rather, itís an indication that its defenses could be stronger. Science has proven that when immunity is strong, people tend to live longer. So, just exactly how can you boost your immunity to extend your life?
One Of The Most Perfect Foods Also Improves Cognition
One of the most perfect foods, low in calories, containing every single vitamin (A, B, D, E, K) except C, and nearly perfect in protein can also improve aspects of cognition, according to research that also concludes neither high intake of cholesterol or eggs are associated with an increased risk of dementia or Alzheimerís disease.
How Does The Past Affect Your Perception Of The Present
What are memories made of? Do different parts of our brain light up when we perceive an event than when we remember it afterward? What role does memory play in directing our attention to specific details in our surroundings?
Too Many Consumers Assume Price Dictates Health Prowess of Food
The price of food heavily influences assumptions about nutritious quality and even effects the health issues consumers worry about, a series of experiments at Ohio State University has found.
Moving From a Petroleum-based Society To Bio-Based - Secret Medicinal Toolbox of Plants Unlocked
Using molecular movie technology, scientists have confirmed for the first that a cluster of enzymes discovered unlock a plant's secret medicinal toolbox.
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