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""Yoga & mindfulness activities can help kids cope better""

Taking  time to take part in yoga and mindfulness activities at school can help  third-graders with anxiety improve their well-being and emotional  health.  Researchers targeted third grade kids because this is viewed is  a vital time of transition for students when academic expectations  begin to increase.>>>Read more from Tulane University>>> 

"Aging is slowed down by regular exercise over a lifetime"

Researchers have found maintaining an active lifestyle keeps the body young and healthy.  This research offers strong evidence that encouraging people to commit themselves to regular exercise during their lives is a viable solution to the problem that people are living longer but they are often not healthier.>>>Read more from University of Birmingham>>> 

"Vegetable compound in beets could help with Alzheimer’s disease"

A compound which is in beets may help slow the accumulation of irregularly folded proteins in the brain, which is a process that has been associated with Alzheimer’s disease. This discovery may lead to the development of drugs which could alleviate some of the long-term effects of the disease.>>>Read more from the American Chemical Society>>>


"Brain development may be better in kids raised in green neighborhoods"

Primary school kids who have been raised in homes which are surrounded by more greenspace generally have larger volumes of white and grey matter in certain areas of their brains. This is associated with positive effects on cognitive function.>>>Read more from UCLA Fielding School of Public Health>>> 

"Colon cancer survival may be helped by eating nuts"

According to a new study which has been done by researchers at Yale Cancer Center people who are suffering from stage lll colon cancer who regularly consume nuts are at significantly less risk of cancer recurrence and mortality than those who don’t.>>>Read more from Yale News>>> 

"Yogurt promotes cardiovascular health"

A higher consumption of yogurt is associated with a decreased risk of cardiovascular disease according to a new study published by Oxford University Press. Clinical trials have demonstrated that dairy consumption has a positive effect on cardiovascular health. Yogurt may independently be associated with cardiovascular disease risk.>>>Read more from Health Europa>>>

Natural General Health Tips

"Coconut oil can help prevent ageing"

  Coconut  oil has been observed to have an impressive anti-ageing property. By  increasing the antioxidant levels in your body coconut oil can help stop  the damage to your skin which is caused by free radicals. Your skin may  look tighter, firmer and younger, and fine lines may be dramatically  reduced if you consume coconut oil regularly. 

"Meditation helps with stress"

Meditation comes in many forms and is recognized as a way to gain control over the mind and cope with stress. There have been credible claims by scientists that meditation helps with depression and anxiety. Transcendental Meditation has been observed to be particularly helpful for lowering stress. Meditation seems to  benefit people who may be suffering from mental health conditions, along with those who do not. 

"Garlic may help prevent cancer"

Garlic is a staple ingredient in many cuisines worldwide. Also in many cultures people have used garlic as a medicine. Some studies have shown there is an association between increased consumption of garlic and lower risk of certain cancers, including cancers of the colon, stomach, esophagus, pancreas and breast.