Curcumin Reduces Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression Even In People With Major Depression
Curcumin, the yellow pigment associated with the curry spice Turmeric, has been found to be effective in reducing depressive and symptoms of anxiety even in people with major depressive disorders.
If You Want To Control Your Glucose, It's All About The Gut
It's all about the gut and always has been. Researchers at Oregon State University and other institutions have now discovered an important link between the immune system, gut bacteria and glucose metabolism -- a "cross-talk" and interaction that can lead to type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome when not functioning correctly.
It Reduces Mental and Physical Fatigue And Enhances The Body's Antioxidant Defenses
Daily supplements containing astaxanthin, the pink pigment that gives salmon its color, have already been found to boost the body's antioxidants defenses. Now a Japanese nutraceutical firm says astaxanthin has been found to be simultaneously effective against both mental and physical fatigue in a new published study.
A Cold Kombucha May Be The Best Drink To Quench Your Thirst
Kombucha (pronounced kom-BOO-cha) is a fizzy, non-alcoholic fermented drink made with tea. It has gained praise and popularity in recent years for its ability to improve digestion and immunity. It's also a liquid more likely to quench your thirst and be more rewarding when you're thirsty.
Just One Raw Egg Per Day Reduces The 5th Leading Cause of Death
When it comes to recommendations on healthy food choices, the last reputable source is often public health. This usually stems from a lack of integrity and biased conclusions forced upon public officials by special interests. Our society's bias against saturated fat and cholesterol has become so strong that we often forget that in nature those are the exact foods where the most nutrients are found. Eggs are no different and more evidence continues to shed light that their regular consumption helps prevent heart attacks and strokes, something unheard of a few decades ago.
Why Calcium Supplements Will Actually Increase Your Risk of Heart Disease
Calcium's heart protective benefits are well documented and high total calcium intake from food is linked with a lower risk of clogged arteries. However, calcium intake from supplements, specifically inferior forms of the mineral, are not absorbed and actually decrease the digestibility of other nutrients, while increasing the risk of coronary artery calcification (CAC), a ten-year follow-up of over 5000 adults has found.
World's First Optical Sensor That Quickly Detects Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Australian researchers have developed a world-first optical sensor that can detect vitamin B12 in diluted human blood -- something they believe is a first step towards a low-cost and portable, vitamin B12 deficiency test.
Plant Diversity Naturally Repels Pests Without Pesticides or Herbicides
Just as a healthy human baby can grow into a healthy adult, so it is for plants. A variety of nutrients and exposure to different experiences often expose the human being to opportunities of expansion. A new study has unveiled why a field with a variety of plants seems to attract fewer plant-eating insects than farm land with just one type of crop. Scientists and farmers have puzzled over this pattern that makes protecting crops from pests a challenge.
Are Bananas and Avocados Radioactive?
Most people are unaware that many fruits, nuts and vegetables are radioactive. There is radiation everywhere, even in our own bodies. A new study on the radiation emitted by everyday objects highlights the fact that we interact with radioactive materials every day.
Neem Plant Suppresses Cancer and Reduces Tumours By 70 Percent
Neem oil has been valued for centuries for its huge range of medicinal uses. Now Singapore academics have stated that active compounds in the neem plant reduce the size of prostate tumours by up to 70 percent and suppress its spread or metastasis by half.
'Real' Cinnamon Boosts Intelligence
Cinnamon is one of the most potent antioxidants in the world and . regular consumption can lower blood sugar, help digestion, ease arthritis, lower blood pressure and even ward off Alzheimer's. New research has found the first evidence that cinnamon has the potential to boost human intelligence.
A Single Glass of Orange Juice Boosts Cognitive Function and Conscious Mental Activity
In terms of antioxidant prowess, oranges are a highly underrated fruit. They contain rich sources of carotenoids, flavonoids and vitamin C. A University of Reading (UK) report shows that a single glass of flavonoid-rich orange juice may boost cognitive function, compared to placebo.
Combining These Two Polyphenols Inhibits Tumors By 60 Percent
Combining polyphenols and other compounds can dramatically increase their ability to fight cancers, according to a review from the Dr Rath Research Institute of its own and other studies.
Study Finds Selfies Are Actually Linked With Happiness
Regularly snapping selfies with your smartphone and sharing photos with your friends can help make you a happier person, according to computer scientists at the University of California, Irvine. In a first-of-its-kind study published just before back-to-school season, the authors found that students can combat the blues with some simple, deliberate actions on their mobile devices.
Ants, Birds and Bacteria Can Teach Humanity About Teamwork
USC Viterbi School of Engineering researchers believe that some of the most complex technologies of our times, such as robotics or cognitive computing, can learn a thing or two from swarms of ants, pigeons and bacteria.
Outdated Survival Strategies Causing Daily Stress on Your Immune System
Human beings, like animals, are born with a primal instinct of survival. As infants and young children we rely solely on the ability of others to keep us safe in our new and unfamiliar environment. No matter what circumstances we are born into or how we are cared for, we must learn to adapt in order to survive. As we learn how to adapt to our environment as helpless infants and young children, we create the basis for how we will adapt to the world as we grow and explore more and more of it.
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