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>>>
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>>>
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>>>
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>>>
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>>>
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 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 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.