Wize Mirror May Soon Offer Health Consumers A Way To Detect Disease Risk Simply By Looking At Your Reflection
August 5, 2015 | Prevention | A.McCarthy
Mirror mirror on the wall, am I at risk of heart disease? Behavioural change is the most effective method in implementing primary prevention in terms of a healthy lifestyle. It is also the most viable approach to reduce the socio-economic burden of chronic and widespread diseases, such as cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Wize Mirror soon available to consumers, looks like a mirror, but incorporates 3D scanners, multispectral cameras and gas sensors to assess the health of someone looking into it.
Future of GMO Strategies Moving Forward After The Dark Act
August 4, 2015 | GMO | N.Longo
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill HR 1599 (the "DARK" Act) consolidating federal control of labeling initiatives for genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in foods. This underscores the importance of consumer education about the health risks of dangerous GMOs. Despite heavy opposition, the measure was approved 275-150. The bill specifically preempts states' rights to create their own GMO food labeling laws moving forward.
Even One Word Can Change A Consumer's Entire Perception On A Food Label
August 3, 2015 | Labeling | K.Foster
Although food labels state how many calories a food contains, the wording of ingredients is often not specific enough for consumers to make informed decisions. Symbolic information on a food label can change the perception of a product -- even when consumers are aware that this perception is false, write researchers.
The Top 6 Remedies For Migraine Relief
July 31, 2015 | Healing | M.Pochelli
A migraine is a neurological disorder, where one experiences headaches along with symptoms associated with the autonomic nervous system. There are simple and natural remedies that can help reduce the pain and consistently decrease frequency even in common sufferers.
How Coaching Your Soul Can Bring Personal Fulfillment and Clarity of Your Purpose
July 31, 2015 | Consciousness | A.Bentivegna
When we come to this reality we commence our lives on earth as a brand new baby with a clean slate. Our soul has history but we don't remember it, we are not meant to, as life progresses our soul does the best it can to guide us in the right direction, watches out for us and always whispers the truth to us, whether we like it or not, it is that little voice in your head which tells you right from wrong and intuitively knows when things just don't look or feel right.
Increasing Your Vitamin C Intake Lowers Cardiovascular Disease Risk and Early Death
July 30, 2015 | Antioxidants | M.Chan
People with high levels of vitamin C from the intake of fruit and vegetables have a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and early death, suggest researchers.
Trophy Hunting Is Exposing The Weakest and Mentally Ill Members of Our Society
July 30, 2015 | MentalHealth | M.Torres
One of the most cowardly and selfish acts now practiced by thousands around the world is trophy hunting--the act of killing defenseless animals for pure sport and pleasure. It clearly takes a special kind of mental illness to engage in this type of activity--one who not only lacks basic empathy, but fails to see the greater consequences of their actions. Earlier this month, locals in Zimbabwe found a protected lion named Cecil shot, beheaded and skinned. After an investigation, the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority has named Cecil's killer as Walter Palmer, a dentist and known big game hunter from Minnesota who is now in hiding and fearing for his life after very serious threats were made once he was exposed as the killer.
The Top 24 Anti-Inflammatory Foods
July 29, 2015 | Antioxidants | M.Chan
Researchers at the University of South Carolina, including James Hebert, ScD, and Philip Cavicchia, PhD, scored foods and food components thought to positively or negatively affect levels of inflammation, based on a review of peer-reviewed studies relating to diet and inflammation that were published between 1950 and 2007. Since then, research is bringing the index closer to "prime time"--ready to be used in epidemiological and clinical studies.
Learning The Telltale Signs of Drowning Could Help You Save a Life
July 29, 2015 | ChildHealth | A.McCarthy
Movies and TV shows have always portrayed a drowning victim as somebody who will splash, yell, and wave for help. However, people who swallow water and enter the phases of drowning are unable physiologically speak. After a recent young boy's near-drowning in China amidst swimmers just feet away, it's a reminder to become informed on what a drowning victim actually looks like, instead of how they're portrayed for entertainment.
In The Skyrocketing World of Real Estate Development, Check Out How These Builders Still Respected Nature
July 28, 2015 | NaturalLiving | Editor
In a world where the destruction of ecosystems, trees and forests is commonplace in real estate development, these builders take exception to that rule, showing that we can live in harmony with nature if we really want to.
Why It May Be Time To Stop Drinking Milk For Good
July 27, 2015 | JunkFood | M.Torres
At least cow's milk that is. For how many years did the milk industry get away with touting the milk mustache as the badge of good health, providing us with all the calcium and protein we'll ever need right? Today, the most informed researchers, both professional and casual know better. "Got Milk?" Not if you're a pursuer of a healthy diet. Today's processed milk is far from healthy and is essentially a dead liquid, devoid of any real nutritional value.