Meditation and tai chi don’t just calm the mind – they seem to affect our DNA too. There’s evidence that such “mind-body practices” dampen the activity of genes associated with inflammation – essentially reversing molecular damage caused by stress. Mind-body practices such as mindfulness meditation are widely claimed to protect against stress-related diseases from arthritis to dementia.
Low-calorie diets are notoriously difficult to maintain in the long-term. But they may be unnecessary. Switching to a vegetarian diet can be twice as effective for weight-loss as counting calories, according to new research. For the study, published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, researchers from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine followed
New US animal research has found that several natural compounds found in food could help to slow the growth of prostate cancer, the most common cancer affecting American men. Carried out by the University of Texas at Austin, the new study used a unique analytical approach to screen a variety of plant-based chemicals, instead
A Juice Cleanse does help you drop a load of weight fast, but in most individuals if they go back to their usual eating habits the weight will be back on again within 4-12 months. I am a big fan of clean eating. Clean eating requires eating food that does not have an ingredient list.
Eating chocolate can reduce hunger.. and increases mood along with lowering stress.. That’s a big thumbs up from us!!!
What percentage chocolate should I be buying, and how much should I be eating daily? A. Dark chocolate might just have a place in the health food aisles, but as you have already figured out, it needs to have a considerable percentage of cocoa solids to earn its status as a health food. You ideally