Many people are already booked and ready for their dream vacations to Hawaii this summer. Unfortunately, recent news has revealed that their beloved sunscreens used since childhood are no longer welcome in Hawaii, because of their destructive effects on coral reefs and surrounding ecosystems. As a result, environmentally conscious travellers are desperately searching the internet […]
At his TEDX-Liverpool talk, Dr. Rangan Chatterjee surprised his audience by claiming that he can make disease disappear. After explaining that he’s not really a magician, he describes some things that he has had his patients do which resulted in dramatic improvements in their cases. He encourages everyone to first stop focussing on symptoms of […]
Is there a relationship between our gut bacteria and our BMI? According to neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt in her new book, “Why Diets Make Us Fat,” she suggests that scientists are finding evidence of a complex relationship that can impact our bodies in a wide variety of ways. Source: Can your biome make you fat?
According to psychologist Susan Pinker, research indicates that it’s not exercise and diet that most determine longevity, but the number and quality of personal relationships that does. Pinker studied the inhabitants of the island of Sardinia, off the coast of Italy, which boasts six times the number of centenarians as the mainland and ten times […]
Tokyo, Japan: It wasn’t until recently that my knowledge of oils was limited to two types: the black stuff that you put into your car and the clear stuff that you put on your frypan. Yes, I know, I was a typical clueless and uninterested guy. Fortunately, starting about fifteen years ago, my younger sister […]
Bill Marler, an attorney with 20 years of experience in food-poisoning litigation, fears these six foods the most. Source: These are the things that a food-poisoning expert doesn’t eat – Business Insider
Laura Entis, in a recent Fortune article, writes that gut bacteria has suddenly become all the rage again and now there is growing evidence that you can “catch” infections such skinniness, and obesity depending on the mix of microbes in your gut. Some researchers speculate that the growing rate of antibiotic/ antibacterial substances used in healthcare treatment and in […]
When it comes to the causes of global warming and climate change, many of us picture billowing clouds of black, toxic smoke spewing from vehicles and factories. However, a growing number of environmental experts is sounding the alarm that we should take immediate steps in altering our food production. Source: Study: Agriculture must reduce methane emissions five-fold – […]
Nutritional neurologist Dr. David Permultter let Yahoo Health into his kitchen. Spoiler alert: He is not afraid of olive oil! By Max Lugavere, Yahoo Health contributor Filmmaker Max Lugavere is known for his popular vlogs on health science topics ranging from intermittent fasting to the microbiome. Source: What a Top Brain Health Expert Eats for […]
Have you ever thought how nice it might be to clean the cobwebs from the old cranium and pop in a new, freshly upgraded brain? If you thought your only recourse was to track down an evil brain-transplanting scientist, think again. According to neuroscientist Sandrine Thuret in her recent TED Talk, you can do the brain exchange yourself by making a few simple lifestyle changes which enhance neurogenesis.