Enzyme in Broccoli, Cucumbers and Avocados Reverses Aging In Cells
Much of human health hinges on how well the body manufactures and uses energy. For reasons that remain unclear, cells' ability to produce energy declines with age, prompting scientists to suspect that the steady loss of efficiency in the body's energy supply chain is a key driver of the aging process. Researchers have zeroed in on an enzyme -- found in natural foods like broccoli and cucumbers -- that can slow the chronic conditions that come with age.
Health Crisis: The Ripple Effect from Environmental Toxins Within the Body
Neurotransmitters are chemicals in the brain that act as messengers between neurons. The effects of neurotransmitters are far-reaching and encompass most bodily processes, including: physical and cognitive performance, weight, the perception and response to pain, sleep patterns and our emotional and mental state of being. If neurotransmitter chemicals are imbalanced, the entire body is thrown off kilter, and it is estimated that 80 percent of people have some form of neurotransmitter imbalance.
Generation Zapped - Transformational Documentary Highlights Health Risks Associated With Wireless Technology
Sabine El Gemayel, director and producer of Generation zapped, highlights her solution oriented documentary film investigating the growing body of research on the alarming health risks associated with wireless technology, as well as what the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Telecom Industry don't want you to know.
Smartphones May Soon Detect Cancer
The capabilities of smartphones are increasing every six months. From GMO detection and viruses, an extension to elaborate laboratories may soon be readily available in the palm of your hands. Washington State University researchers have now developed a low-cost, portable laboratory on a smartphone that can analyze several samples at once to catch a cancer biomarker, producing lab quality results.
6 Natural Herbs To Prevent Mental Disorders
When it comes to our health, we do everything humanly possible to maintain it. However, when it comes to our mental well-being, we often ignore our emotional extremes and mood swings. Stress, insomnia, and genetics all contribute to hormonal imbalances and this may result in a number of mental diseases and disorders. Many of nature's herbs contain vitamins, minerals and many antioxidants that can counter and prevent several ailments which deteriorate mental health.
The Reason Europeans Are Thinner - They Focus On The Pleasure of Eating
The rapid rise in portion sizes in the west has gone hand in hand with rising rates of obesity. No country in the world has the quantity of fast food outlets with the diversity of portions sizes as the United States. To curb supersizing, governments and public health institutions have advocated portion size limits and health warnings, but they have had limited success. Many European nations can teach the west a thing or two about eating. They pursue cuisine which is full of flavor and high in satisfaction. They don't believe in low-fat, low-carb, low-taste, or low-calorie, but they do believe in enjoying their food, taking the time to eat at the table, knowing when to stop eating and educating their children about food.
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.
Sensitivity To Pain Can Be Transferred Socially
Are other people making you feel their pain? That's one possible upshot of experiments that seem to show sensitivity to pain can be transferred socially, at least in mice.
10-Year Study Shows High Vitamin and Mineral Consumption Delays Aging
High consumption of vitamin and mineral-rich foods throughout early adulthood delays the biological process of aging, according to new data from South Korea.
Combining Garlic and Lemon Significantly Reduces Blood Pressure and Total Cholesterol
Combining garlic and lemon juice slashes total cholesterol levels in people with elevated blood lipids, as well as improves their blood pressure, says a new study.
Why Are You Always Tired?
You're in bed by 11, having had a busy, productive day. After a full night's sleep you wake up naturally and feel exhausted. If this sounds familiar, you're not alone. According to a recent survey of over 20,000 people by researchers at Radboud University in the Netherlands, about 30 percent of visits to doctors involve complaints about being tired all the time. But what are really behind the problems associated with fatigue?
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.
Top Foods 12 Foods That Prevent Breast Cancer
No healthy diet is fool-proof against cancer, but research suggests that more than any supplement or vitamin, getting certain nutrients through eating whole foods can help block tumors. In fact, diet may even play a greater role than weight management in breast cancer prevention. The World Health Organization (WHO) has predicted that by 2020 the number of breast cancer cases will jump to an alarming figure and one in every eight women will run the risk of developing the disease in her lifetime. Here are 12 Foods to incorporate into your diet to maximize prevention.
Your Daily Caffeine Fix Can Ward Off Dementia
Having another senior moment? The cure may lie in a steaming mug of coffee. Daily consumption of drinks containing caffeine could help in the fight against dementia, a new study has claimed.
These 6 Toxic Artificial Sweeteners Are Still Approved By The FDA
Artificial sweeteners prime the human body to selectively choose high-calorie foods. By disrupting the fine balance of appetite and metabolic hormones, they distort the body's ability to monitor how many calories we consume. These are six unparalleled poisons still approved by governments despite considerable evidence of their harm.
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.
Do Parents Today Spend More Or Less Time With Their Kids Than Parents Did 50 Years Ago?
Parenting has definitely changed over the past 50 years, and changing shifting family paradigms have spurred significant sociological shifts leading many experts to believe that Moms and Dads today spend a lot less time with their kids. But what does the data suggest?