Teen Breast-Fed as Infants Have Stronger Muscles

A Spanish research conducted on 2,567 adolescents revealed that those who were breast fed as infants had stronger leg muscles and “explosive strength” than those who didn’t. The study showed that the teens who were breast fed as infants did better on a horizontal jump test which is an indication for stronger leg muscles. It…

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Take Your Headset Out of the Drawers

The World Health Organisation (WHO) noted that using your mobile 30 minutes per day for 10 years, would increase by 40% the risk to get a benign brain cancer. That confirm what many studies had suggested: regular usage of mobile phones can be dangerous for our health. The WHO finally decided to make that statement…

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brazil nut for better mood

Brazil Nuts and Mood

Studies suggest that selenium (a trace mineral) can improve mood. The intake of 100 mcg of selenium per day over a five-weeks period was associated with lower feelings of depression, anxiety and fatigue. Brazil nuts are one of the highest sources of selenium, with one to two nuts supplying 100 to 200 mcg. Source: Alive…

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Identifying a Stroke

3 simple questions that can save a life Symptoms of a stroke are sometime difficult to identify. Unfortunately, the lack of awareness spells disaster. The stroke victim may suffer severe brain damage when people nearby fail to recognize the symptoms of a stroke. Now doctors say a bystander can recognize a stroke by asking these three…

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Bergamot Essential Oil

“10 MINUTES of exposure to bergamot essential oil spray produced a significant decrease in blood pressure and heart rate for a group of Taiwanese elementary school teachers. Aromatherapy could help employees to reduce stress in high-pressure work situations.” Alive, December 2011, Issue 350, Canada.

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