Cellular NAD+ Levels Modulate the Immune Response to COVID-19

Cellular NAD+ Levels Modulate the Immune Response to COVID-19

In their proposal, the researchers state that the COVID-19 infection can lead to depleted cellular NAD+ levels and that restoring NAD+ levels could decrease the severity of the body’s immune reaction to the infection to improve the condition of COVID-19 patients.

Binge Drinking Causes Liver Damage by Reducing Cellular Levels of NAD+

Binge Drinking Causes Liver Damage by Reducing Cellular Levels of NAD+

Excessive alcohol consumption and binge drinking reduce levels of free nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+) critical to cellular health and energy production, resulting in liver and organ damage.

Alcohol guidelines: How much is 14 units?

Alcohol guidelines: How much is 14 units?

14 units of alcohol equal: 14 single measures of spirits (ABV 37.5%); seven pints of average-strength (4%) lager; nine and one-third 125ml glasses of average-strength (12%) wine; seven 175ml glasses of average-strength (12%) wine; four and two-thirds 250ml glasses of average-strength (12%) wine.

Mindful eating and the doshas: Understanding the weight loss benefits of the Ayurvedic diet

Mindful eating and the doshas: Understanding the weight loss benefits of the Ayurvedic diet

Mindful eating and the doshas: Understanding the weight loss benefits of the Ayurvedic diet.Note that eating foods with pungent, bitter and astringent tastes can help counter sweet, sour and salty tastes.

Lipoic acid supplements help some obese people lose weight

Lipoic acid supplements help some obese people lose weight

“Scientists have been researching the potential health benefits of lipoic acid supplements for decades, including how it might enhance healthy aging and mitigate cardiovascular disease,” said Alexander Michels, another Linus Pauling Institute scientist involved with the study.

Eat healthily and don’t overindulge: 5 holiday weight gain facts

Eat healthily and don’t overindulge: 5 holiday weight gain facts

If you’re worried about snacking too much and gaining a couple of extra pounds over the holidays, listen to what experts have to say about how you can enjoy some treats without overdoing the snacking and undoing your hard work to manage your weight.

‘Biofield tuning’: a new and fantastic SCAM

‘Biofield tuning’: a new and fantastic SCAM

During a Biofield Tuning session, a client lies fully clothed on a treatment table while the practitioner activates a tuning fork and scans the body slowly beginning from a distance.You need a website where satisfied customers report impressive stories how your treatment saved their lives.

Keep your blood pressure under control with these 7 natural treatments

Keep your blood pressure under control with these 7 natural treatments

To manage your blood pressure, you can make lifestyle changes such as exercising regularly and incorporating healing superfoods like berries and supplements into your diet.Progressive muscle treatment also helps relieve stress and promote relaxation.

Beauty gets into the grocery business

Beauty gets into the grocery business

Functional foods and beverages, like kombucha and protein bars, touting health benefits are not new — but brands selling them have been drawing an increasingly direct line between inner wellness and outer beauty.

Magnesium and osteoporosis: 10 Reasons why magnesium could prevent osteoporosis

Magnesium and osteoporosis: 10 Reasons why magnesium could prevent osteoporosis

Meeting your daily requirement of magnesium — by eating magnesium-rich foods or taking supplements — also helps keep your bones healthy and prevents the onset of osteoporosis.Keep your bones strong and prevent osteoporosis by taking natural supplements and eating foods rich in magnesium.

Children with autistic traits more likely to develop an eating disorder, suggests study

Children with autistic traits more likely to develop an eating disorder, suggests study

Dr Francesca Solmi, of UCL psychiatry department and lead author on the study, said: "We have found that young children with autistic traits at age seven are more likely than their peers to end up developing eating disorder symptoms in adolescence.

Regular exercise can bring long-term relief from pain caused by arthritis

Regular exercise can bring long-term relief from pain caused by arthritis

Findings from the CDC show that even though physical activity can naturally reduce arthritis pain, almost 50 percent of adults with arthritis and severe joint pain are physically inactive.Exercising may also help boost mental health, physical functioning and overall quality of life for those who suffer from painful arthritis.

Coronavirus: NHS hospitals using Amazon Wish Lists to ask for donations of basic items

Coronavirus: NHS hospitals using Amazon Wish Lists to ask for donations of basic items

NHS hospitals are using Amazon Wish Lists to appeal for donations of basic items including toothbrushes and sanitary products during the pandemic, according to a report by BBC News.

Coronavirus: Oxfordshire village introduces one-way walking system to stop pedestrians getting too close

Coronavirus: Oxfordshire village introduces one-way walking system to stop pedestrians getting too close

Bruce Eggeling, parish councillor for Lower Heyford, Oxford, said he wanted to ensure that locals observe the two-metre distance measure set out by the World Health Organisation.Mr Eggeling said the signs ask people to walk in an anti-clockwise around the village.

Coronavirus: UK government urged to include sign language interpreter in daily briefings

Coronavirus: UK government urged to include sign language interpreter in daily briefings

An aspiring teacher is calling on the UK government to include a sign language interpreter in its daily press briefing to help deaf people better understand the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Britons told stop travelling to national parks to ‘save lives’

Coronavirus: Britons told stop travelling to national parks to ‘save lives’

Director-General Hilary McGrady said: “Following the scenes we saw at the weekend, where visitors travelled to coast and countryside, it is really important that we do all we can to discourage travel, and ask people instead to stay local and observe social distancing as guided by the government.

Study: Coffee does stimulate bowel movements, but not because of caffeine

Study: Coffee does stimulate bowel movements, but not because of caffeine

Drink a cup of coffee or eat more fruits and veggies to promote healthy bowel movements, but don’t overdo it as that could cause conditions like constipation or diarrhea.

Texas Hemp Convention 2020

Texas Hemp Convention 2020

With more than 10,000 attendees expected at the event in 2020, #THC2020 is your opportunity to network with and learn from the biggest names in the legal hemp and CBD industry.

8 Natural ways to make gut-friendly coffee

8 Natural ways to make gut-friendly coffee

Eggshells added to ground coffee helps absorb and neutralize the acids and other bitter compounds that can cause stomach irritation.Drinking dairy-free coffee means you’re using alternatives that may contain gums.

What Would Avicenna Want You To Eat?

What Would Avicenna Want You To Eat?

Here are some of the foods that Avicenna advises you to consume:Sesame:Sesame is a good source of calcium which makes your hair and nails grow strongerThis tiny seed is rich in oil and vitamin E.

What is your arterial age? Lower your blood pressure naturally to extend your life

What is your arterial age? Lower your blood pressure naturally to extend your life

Cleaning your mouth moderately – in which these beneficial bacteria are not removed – can improve nitric oxide production and in turn lower blood pressure.A study published in the journal Nature Communications suggested that this form of vitamin B fights aging, at the same time improves blood pressure and arterial health.

Stay positive, live longer

Stay positive, live longer

When individuals were compared based on their initial levels of optimism, the researchers found that the most optimistic men and women demonstrated, on average, an 11-15% longer lifespan, and had 50-70% greater odds of reaching 85 years old compared to the least optimistic groups.

The 4R Approach to Treating Chronic Digestive Issues

The 4R Approach to Treating Chronic Digestive Issues

This year marks my 35th year in clinical practice, and one thing I have learned over the years is to find ways to organize the clinical information I receive when working with my patients in order to make the most accurate diagnosis and chose the most effective and focused treatment plans to get the best results.

Exercise improves arthritis symptoms, down to the cellular level

Exercise improves arthritis symptoms, down to the cellular level

To be more specific, the study showed for the first time how mechanical forces experienced by cells in joints during exercise protect cartilage against degradation by suppressing the action of inflammatory molecules that cause osteoarthritis.

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.

Treat Chronic Arthritis Fast and Naturally with ... Breathing Retraining

Treat Chronic Arthritis Fast and Naturally with ... Breathing Retraining

Getting to a 30, 40, or 50 second CP with the help of a Buteyko Breathing retraining teacher boosts blood oxygen, improves immune systems, and eases arthritis symptoms.

Edible flowers could help boost vitamin E intake

Edible flowers could help boost vitamin E intake

The scientists from the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Porto University, and the University of Aveiro in Portugal analysed the phytochemical composition of borage and centaurea, two popular edible flowers.The main differences were that centaurea had more calories and total dietary fiber, while borage was higher in fatty-acids and carotenoids.

3 Tricks for controlling your emotions in any situation

3 Tricks for controlling your emotions in any situation

A lot of people have anger management issues, but even those who handle their emotions well can still benefit from simple but powerful ways to control how they feel.The first step in gaining control over these feelings is to acknowledge them, followed by changing perspectives and participating in engaging activities.

Anxiety and insomnia are a bad combination … here’s how to beat both

Anxiety and insomnia are a bad combination … here’s how to beat both

Some simple ways that soldiers are known to use to manage stress include relaxing your face muscles, releasing all tension from your shoulders, and telling yourself “don’t think, don’t think” over and over for about 10 seconds in order to clear your mind.

Treat calluses with these natural remedies

Treat calluses with these natural remedies

Wear comfortable shoes or protective gloves, try natural remedies like Epsom salts and baking soda paste, and exfoliate and moisturize regularly to keep your skin soft and prevent calluses.