VITAMIN D MAY REDUCE DEPRESSION FOR WOMEN

VITAMIN D MAY REDUCE DEPRESSION FOR WOMEN Increased intakes of vitamin D from foods but not supplements are associated with reduced prevalence of depression for postmenopausal women, says a new study. The prevalence of depressive symptoms was 21% lower for women with daily vitamin D intakes exceeding 800 International Units (IU) per day, compared with.. read more →

MEDITATION CAN RELIEVE PAIN

Researchers studied experienced meditators, who had more than 1,000 hours of meditation experience, and their reaction to pain. Meditators Had Lower Sensitivity to Pain When an external heat source was applied to the lower legs of the group, the research team noticed a dramatic difference in how the two groups reacted to pain – the.. read more →

MALE FERTILITY – HELP YOUR SWIMMERS – CHECK YOUR VITAMIN D LEVELS

MALE FERTILITY – HELP YOUR SWIMMERS – CHECK YOUR VITAMIN D LEVELS Vitamin D could play a key role in improving male reproductive health, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen University Hospital. The study, conducted in 300 normal men, showed a positive correlation between the percentage of.. read more →

SLEEP AFFECTS YOUR BRAIN HEALTH

Your brain works non-stop, performing most of the major functions that affect the rest of your body. And just like any organ, your brain needs to rest as well. And what could be a better way to let your brain rest than to have a deep slumber? Sleep has a special role in enhancing neuronal.. read more →

Vitamin D Levels Linked To Uterine Fibroid Risk

Vitamin D Levels Linked To Uterine Fibroid Risk Research has found that women who had enough vitamin D cut their risk for uterine fibroids by nearly one third.  Fibroids are tumours that develop in the uterus which are not cancerous, but often cause pain and bleeding in premenopausal women.  Because of discomfort, they are the leading cause.. read more →

Cravings sweets at 3 pm

Cravings sweets at  3 pm and gaining weight? Try an egg.  Amino acids in proteins such as egg whites,  stimulate neurons in the brain, which keep us awake and burning energy.  Glucose, on the other hand, blocks these neurons, which may explain why carbohydrates make us sleepy. read more →

DEPRESSION IS A LEADING CAUSE OF GLOBAL DISABILITY

The World Health Organization’s (WHO)2010 Global Burden of Disease (GBD) project found clinical depression remained one of the foremost leading causes of global disability. Disability is defined by the WHO as the “years of life lost due to time lived in states of less than full health” and is one of two factors the GBD considers.. read more →

BONITO FLAKES – tasty, improve circulation, lower blood pressure, and improve your mood

WHAT ARE BONITO FLAKES? Bonito is a kind of tuna called Skipjack Tuna.  When a filet has been smoked, dried, and fermented, then shaved, it becomes Dried Bonito Flakes. WHAT ARE ITS HEALTH BENEFITS It is a traditional remedy for recovery from fatigue and colds and for improving blood circulation. A recent study of elderly Japanese.. read more →

PRO-INFLAMMATORY DIET LINKED TO DEPRESSION

The food you eat may be changing your mood by increasing inflammation in your brain. A study of over 40,000 women suggests a pro-inflammatory diet is linked to the development of depression. Diet has been linked to depression but exactly how it could change your mood is uncertain and likely complex. One possibility is that.. read more →

WHY DO WE NEED WATER?

You can actually survive without food for months, but without water you’d die after a few days, so needless to say, water is absolutely essential to life. Your body is made up mostly of water.  All human Cells are comprised of 75% to 85% Water. Your body depends on clean water to perform its daily.. read more →