The Healing Combination of Crystals and Cannabis

The Healing Combination of Crystals and Cannabis

Both crystals and cannabis are used for similar (alternative medicine) purposes, to heal, to enhance creativity, release negative energy, or simply to bring a bit more beauty into one’s life.

NR supplementation shows an improvement of body composition in clinical trial

NR supplementation shows an improvement of body composition in clinical trial

The six-week trial, published on April 22 in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, showed that NR increased markers for skeletal muscle NAD+ metabolism, affected skeletal muscle metabolism, induced body composition change and raised the sleeping metabolic rate.

World's first male contraceptive injection could be available in six months

World's first male contraceptive injection could be available in six months

The world’s first contraceptive injection for men could be available for consumer use within six months, after Indian scientists announced that clinical trials have been completed on the drug.

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.

Plant-based diets might reduce men’s risk of prostate cancer

Plant-based diets might reduce men’s risk of prostate cancer

The study: Researchers looked for studies published between 2006 and February 2017 that included terms such as prostate cancer, dairy products, milk, vegan and plant-based diet.Researchers reviewed 12 studies, including a large population study, to look at the effect of eating meat and fish on the risk of prostate cancer.

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.

Obesity Raises Cancer Risk in Young People

Obesity Raises Cancer Risk in Young People

Among young adults ranging in age from 25 to 49, the rates of several of those obesity-related cancers increased during the study period.

World Cancer Day: What is cancer, what are the signs and can it be prevented?

World Cancer Day: What is cancer, what are the signs and can it be prevented?

When changes to the genes occur in the body, this can cause cells to grow and multiply at a rapid rate, causing them to become cancerous. The estimated lifetime risk of men being diagnosed with cancer is one in two, or 50 per cent, Cancer Research UK states.

Weekly Health Quiz: Pollution, Diabetes and Meditation

Weekly Health Quiz: Pollution, Diabetes and Meditation

1 In plants, this compound triggers the creation of beneficial nitric oxide. When obtained from processed meat, the same compound triggers creation of carcinogenic compounds in your body.

The Global Crisis of Vanishing Groundwater

The Global Crisis of Vanishing Groundwater

4 Once this aquifer is depleted — and many wells have already run dry in the area — 20 percent of the U.S. corn, wheat and cattle output will be lost due to lack of irrigation and water for the animals.

Arugula Helps Prevent Fatty Liver Disease

Arugula Helps Prevent Fatty Liver Disease

NO then induces key metabolic regulatory pathways to ultimately reduce oxidative stress and improve cardiometabolic functions." 5 Advanced age and unhealthy eating habits contribute to obesity and Type 2 diabetes , (which is projected to affect 640 million people worldwide by 2040 6 ), which in turn contribute to the development of fatty liver disease , the study notes.

Get Nourished With Foods High in Nitrates

Get Nourished With Foods High in Nitrates

One way to do this is by eating nitrate-rich plant foods such as arugula and fermented beets, as the plant-based nitrates are converted into nitric oxide in your body.

Bone Health Quiz: Can You Tell the Facts from the Myths?

Bone Health Quiz: Can You Tell the Facts from the Myths?

With new studies showing that long-term use of osteoporosis medications like Fosamax offer no continuing benefit after five years , people are wondering what to do to improve their bone density…and a lot of people should wonder.

How to Grow Sweet Alyssum

How to Grow Sweet Alyssum

Although Sweet Alyssum is best known for the fragrant white-flowered type, the plant does come in a variety of other colors as shown in this short video, including:10 Planting and Caring for Your Hardy Annual Sweet Alyssum Flower