Longevity & Life Extension
New research has shown that periodically adopting a diet that mimics the effects of fasting may yield a wide range of health benefits.
Growing numbers of mental health organizations are developing community music-making interventions for those seeking natural healing. A collective consciousness emerges through the rhythm of the drum that encourages healing from within, while promoting health, vitality and spiritual well-being.
Chronological aging begins at birth, and you can’t stop the clock from ticking. However, there’s also biological aging, and evidence suggests the aging of your cells can indeed be slowed, and in some cases even reversed.
This is particularly true of muscle tissue, which can be regenerated even at an advanced age with the appropriate diet and exercise. Your muscles are also responsible for keeping your metabolic system intact, and maintaining muscle mass helps protect you against metabolic and hormonal decline, obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.
This is likely because females who live in less-populated locations and are surrounded by more greenery are less exposed to environmental pollutants which are prevalent in city locations. In addition, it is possible that the stress caused by city noise and extreme heat could contribute to a woman’s early demise. The researchers theorize that areas with more vegetation also offer increased opportunities for physical activity and society interaction.
Nourish and nurture your mind, body and spirit, with these healing recipes that promise to taste as good as they will make you feel.
A new study suggests that couples who resolve any issues before going to sleep leads to better quality, more restorative sleep. Since sleep quality can impact your health, it’s safe to say that if you go to bed angry, you could be hampering your health (both mentally and physically).
Bees make more than honey. They also make propolis (bee glue) that doesn’t just benefit bees. For thousands of years folk medicine practitioners have used bee glue to treat abscesses, heal wounds, and fight infection. In fact, propolis was listed as an official drug in the London pharmacopoeias of the 17th century.
A newly discovered phenomenon could lead to understanding how diseases such as cancer, develop first on a cellular level, transforming diagnostics and care, saving lives.
Taking off your shoes and getting your feet soiled into the dirt or sand, or strolling across some organic grass can be greatly beneficial for health by lowering free radical damage, stress, inflammation and pain.
Called “Vitamins of the Air”, Himalayan salt lamps don’t just produce light. They have amazing health benefits because it also produces negative ion atmosphere.
Emerging science reveals Paleo dietary theory has it backwards – our genes aren’t what matter — our microbiome’s genes are the key. The best nutritional plan for optimal health, is one that supports your little friends inside — your microbiome.
Did you know that anxiety disorder is the most common mental illness in the United States? It affects 40 million adults over the age of 18 (roughly 18% of the population). Anxiety alone costs more than $42 billion a year in mental health bills. Read and learn what factors can trigger anxiety and the ways people can overcome it.
Detox water has become a wildly popular diet craze. Many hail it as a miracle diet and think it can support weight loss. Could this be a revolutionary new way to drop pounds and trim the physique, or is it just another fad diet? Let’s start by understanding what detox water is.
A study presented at the Neuroscience 2012 meeting in New Orleans found that power naps could increase right-brain activity. Researchers monitored the brain activity of 15 individuals while they took a nap, and found that their right-brain activity increased, and the left-brain activity remained relatively inactive.