Japan's high life expectancy linked to diet, study finds

Japan's high life expectancy linked to diet, study finds

The population of the island nation, which has one of the lowest mortality rates in the world, eat diets high in certain carbohydrates, vegetables, fruits as well as fish and meat.Researchers found that participants who closely followed the food guide had a 15 per cent lower mortality rate.

Wabi-Sabi: What It Is and How You Can Bring It Into Your Life

Wabi-Sabi: What It Is and How You Can Bring It Into Your Life

Because then on the other hand, “everything is possible,” says Oppong in his blog , “ Wabi-Sabi: the Japanese Philosophy for a Perfectly Imperfect Life.

Blood Type May Affect Death Risk After Trauma

Blood Type May Affect Death Risk After Trauma

While the study is preliminary, Japanese researcher Dr. Wataru Takayama said the "results also raise questions about how emergency transfusion of O type red blood cells to a severe trauma patient could affect homeostasis, the process which causes bleeding to stop, and if this is different from other blood types."

Caprylic acid, a nutrient found in coconut oil, kills persistent Candida biofilms

Caprylic acid, a nutrient found in coconut oil, kills persistent Candida biofilms

A Japanese review on caprylic acid found that the fungicidal effect of the fatty acid was “exceedingly powerful.” Researchers have suggested that caprylic acid is just as, if not more efficient, at removing Candida biofilms than some pharmaceutical drugs such as Diflucan.