When it comes to exercise, age is just a number – SHOCKING study shows that even the elderly can benefit from working out

When it comes to exercise, age is just a number – SHOCKING study shows that even the elderly can benefit from working out

Before the current study, no research has taken a life course approach to determine how participation in physical activity throughout the various stages of adulthood may be linked to mortality risk.

Natural hair help: Hydrate and repair with argan oil

Natural hair help: Hydrate and repair with argan oil

Argan oil effectively protects against heat styling damage because of its protective oleic and linoleic fatty acids, which coat hair strands and prevent the outer layer, or cuticle, from lifting – all of which result in broken or split ends.

One Mystical Psychedelic Trip Can Trigger Lifelong Benefits

One Mystical Psychedelic Trip Can Trigger Lifelong Benefits

The second paper (that in my opinion complements Edinger-Schons “oneness beliefs = greater life satisfaction” hypothesis) is by researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, “Survey of Subjective "God Encounter Experiences": Comparisons Among Naturally Occurring Experiences and Those Occasioned by the Classic Psychedelics Psilocybin, LSD, Ayahuasca, or DMT,” and was published April 23 in PLOS ONE.

Do You Have Pogonophobia?

Do You Have Pogonophobia?

But a 2014 study published in the Journal of Hospital Infection was even worse.8 After swabbing the beards of 408 male hospital workers, researchers found that their beards were so sterile that clean-shaven men were a full three times more likely to carry dangerous bacteria on their faces.

A Quick Walk a Day Keeps Arthritis at Bay

A Quick Walk a Day Keeps Arthritis at Bay

The study, which took place at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, found that taking a brisk walk for less than 10 minutes per day is associated with a decrease in the risk of developing a disability for those with osteoarthritis in a lower-extremity joint.

Experiences of 'ultimate reality' or 'God' confer lasting benefits to mental health

Experiences of 'ultimate reality' or 'God' confer lasting benefits to mental health

Credit: CC0 Public Domain People over the millennia have reported having deeply moving religious experiences either spontaneously or while under the influence of psychedelic substances such as psilocybin-containing mushrooms or the Amazonian brew ayahuasca, and a portion of those experiences have been encounters with what the person regards as "God" or "ultimate reality."

Crowd-sourced data suggests restaurants’ gluten-free meals might include gluten

Crowd-sourced data suggests restaurants’ gluten-free meals might include gluten

In addition, researchers found that about one-third of supposedly gluten-free foods had detectable gluten—but that might be due to cross-contamination, said lead author Dr. Benjamin Lebwohl, who practices at the Celiac Disease Center at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and is an assistant professor of medicine and epidemiology at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health.

Springtime Allergies on the Rise

Springtime Allergies on the Rise

The study, which was conducted at the University of Maryland in College Park, found that the prevalence of seasonal allergies appears to be on the rise.1 These results are based on an extensive analysis of springtime start dates around the United States.

Hot Tea and Cancer Risk

Hot Tea and Cancer Risk

The study, which was conducted by the American Cancer Society in Atlanta, Georgia, found that consuming extremely hot tea may be associated with an increased risk of developing esophageal cancer.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 50,045 men and women living in northeastern Iran.

Do Face Masks Really Help?

Do Face Masks Really Help?

And yet, a 2009 Canadian study of 446 nurses who were working with influenza patients concluded that face masks provided protection almost equivalent to that provided by respirators.8 Unfortunately, that turns out to be mixed news.

Weekly Health Quiz: Measles, Agriculture and Carbon Dioxide

Weekly Health Quiz: Measles, Agriculture and Carbon Dioxide

Nutritional ketosis mimics the life span-extending properties of fasting A ketogenic diet improves glucose metabolism, lowering your risk for Type 2 diabetes A ketogenic diet can help lower inflammation in your body 2 Estimates suggest how great a percentage of all processed foods contain genetically engineered ingredients?

What Happens in Your Body When You Eat Too Much Sugar?

What Happens in Your Body When You Eat Too Much Sugar?

This is definitely alarming, considering the average Englishman in the 1700s consumed only 4 pounds of sugar per year4 — and that was mostly from healthful natural sources like fruits, quite unlike the processed foods you see in supermarket shelves today.

A Tesla for Less Than Ten Thousand Dollars?

A Tesla for Less Than Ten Thousand Dollars?

Tesla has a limited number of service centers and reportedly struggles with parts shortages, and now Benoit is opening a new repair shop solely for electric vehicles — and even has a former Tesla mechanic to work there.

Stroke at Young Age

Stroke at Young Age

Analyses reveal 9 in 10 strokes are preventable by addressing lifestyle factors such as high blood pressure, obesity, hyperglycemia, hyperlipidemia, kidney dysfunction, smoking, unhealthy diet and sedentary behavior.11 There's also evidence showing your vitamin D12 and magnesium13 status play a role, and alcohol consumption in middle-age appears to be a significant risk factor.14 As noted in one study:15.

Over 1 Trillion Trees Need To Be Planted in the Next 10 Years

Over 1 Trillion Trees Need To Be Planted in the Next 10 Years

Australia, as the seventh-largest forested area in the world, is well suited to contribute to the 1 trillion trees goal, and they’ve pledged to plant 1 billion trees by 2050 as part of a forestry plan to meet Paris Agreement targets, including reducing carbon emissions by 26 to 28 percent by 2030.

Measles Propaganda Can Have Dire Public Health Ramifications

Measles Propaganda Can Have Dire Public Health Ramifications

According to the CDC, the last recorded measles-associated death in the U.S. occurred in 2015.13 But even before the measles vaccine was introduced and given to children in the early 1960s, the annual death toll from measles in the U.S. was between 450 and 500,14 and never approached the high death rate of smallpox, which was a far more deadly disease, and which prompted calls for states to pass mandatory smallpox vaccination laws for children.15.

Cough Medicine Is Ineffective and May Be Dangerous

Cough Medicine Is Ineffective and May Be Dangerous

The American Academy of Pediatrics18 says cold and cough medicines should not be recommended, prescribed or used for respiratory illnesses in young children, as research demonstrates very little benefit and potentially serious side effects.

The Great Statin Debate — Why Cholesterol Is Misunderstood

The Great Statin Debate — Why Cholesterol Is Misunderstood

However, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), these drugs are also indicated for anyone who has already had a heart attack or stroke or been diagnosed with peripheral arterial disease, has an LDL cholesterol of 190 mg/dL or higher, or is between the ages of 40 and 75 with an LDL level of 70 mg/dL or higher and diabetes or a high risk of developing heart disease or stroke.5.

Degeneration Nation: GMOs, Toxic Chemicals and Factory Farms

Degeneration Nation: GMOs, Toxic Chemicals and Factory Farms

Despite all of our efforts in terms of public education and mobilization, corrupt government officials, regulatory agencies and international trade bureaucrats have allowed Monsanto/Bayer, Syngenta/ChemChina, Dow/Dupont and a cabal of multinational agribusiness, chemical, seed and GMO corporations, aided and abetted by Madison Avenue, Wall Street and the mass media, to hijack our food and farming system and slowly but surely undermine our health, degrade the soil, pollute the environment and destabilize the climate.

New study concludes the usefulness of caffeine in reducing the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease

New study concludes the usefulness of caffeine in reducing the risk of death for people with chronic kidney disease

The results of this study suggest that caffeine is beneficial for people with chronic kidney disease and with more than 14 percent of Americans suffering from this disease and 89 percent consuming caffeine, this compound exhibits great potential in improving the lives of many patients.

Dangers of Walking Your Dog

Dangers of Walking Your Dog

The study, which took place at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, found that walking a dog on a leash may increase the risk of bone fractures in older people.1 These results are based on an analysis of data collected by the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System of the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Why Herd Immunity Is a Hoax

Why Herd Immunity Is a Hoax

Persistent reports of measles and other infectious diseases for which vaccines have been developed and given in multiple doses to most children calls the concept of vaccine-acquired herd immunity into question.

Prenatal Vitamins May Reduce Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Prenatal Vitamins May Reduce Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder

One such study published in JAMA Psychiatry looked at the association of prenatal vitamins with the risk of autism in families who already had a child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 9 Researchers wanted to know whether maternal use of prenatal vitamins might reduce the risk of autism in siblings of children who suffered ASD.

Strep Throat: an Introduction

Strep Throat: an Introduction

3, 4 Strep throat is known to cause other infections, one of which is pharyngitis or sore throat. In fact, pharyngitis is the most common bacterial infection that triggers a sore throat.

Soybean Oil: Lurking Danger in Processed Foods

Soybean Oil: Lurking Danger in Processed Foods

5 Among the problems with partially hydrogenated soybean oil is trans fat and the health hazards of the soy itself, as well as the prevalence of genetically engineered soybeans.

Is the Flu Vaccine Really ‘Working Well’ This Year?

Is the Flu Vaccine Really ‘Working Well’ This Year?

According to interim estimates 1 released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on February 15, 2019 — which uses data from 3,254 adults and children enrolled in the U.S. Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Network between November 23, 2018, and February 2, 2019 — the overall adjusted effectiveness of the 2018-19 flu vaccine against all influenza virus infection associated with acute respiratory illness (ARI) needing medical attention was 47 percent.

Go Nuts If You Have Diabetes

Go Nuts If You Have Diabetes

The study, which was conducted at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, found that consuming tree nuts frequently is associated with a lower risk of heart disease in those with type 2 diabetes.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 16,217 men and women who had a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes.

Choline Deficiency May Cause Fatty Liver Disease

Choline Deficiency May Cause Fatty Liver Disease

2 This nutrient, which you need to get from your diet, is required for: 3 Studies have linked higher choline intake to a range of benefits, including a decreased risk for heart disease , 14 a 24 percent decreased risk for breast cancer , 15 and the prevention of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD, which is largely driven by high-sugar diets, as opposed to excess alcohol consumption).

Heart Attack Risks

Heart Attack Risks

A heart attack will also increase your risk of having a sudden cardiac arrest since the loss of oxygen supply will affect the electrical system in the heart.

Processed Food Leads to Cancer and Early Death

Processed Food Leads to Cancer and Early Death

Cancer trends in young adults often serve as a sentinel for the future disease burden in older adults, among whom most cancer occurs.'" Advertisement Changes in Diet Drive Obesity Epidemic Studies 8 , 9 , 10 have repeatedly demonstrated that when people switch from a traditional whole food diet to processed foods (which are high in refined flour, processed sugar and harmful vegetable oils), disease inevitably follows.

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