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Honey may lower your blood sugars and cholesterol

Honey is a natural sweetener that never goes bad when it's properly collected and stored—and according to a new review of research, it may also have benefits for cardiometabolic health. Nutrition Reviews recently published a systematic review and meta-analysis that evaluated the effects of honey, especially raw and clover honey, on risk factors for...
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Everything will come to an end, so nothing really matters?

While the first part is definitely a common experience, we'd probably ask a few more questions before jumping to conclusions. For example, in quantum mechanics we accept the quantum field as a fundamental entity and the particle, eg. a photon, is just an excitation of the photon field - and a photon has no existence outside its field. A quantum fie...
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How do we go beyond Hata Yoga?

​  Hata Yoga is one of the most popular types of Yoga in the world. In western countries it's often used as a form of exercise to relax, keeping the body elastic, and improve breathing. The word Yoga means union with our inner Self (Soul, Atma, God), but until we get that union, our ability to achieve lasting peace will be hopeless. Meditation...
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What is the MBTI psychology test?

​ The Myers Briggs Type Indicator ( MBTI ) Test has been used for a long time to help students, patients, and researchers help understand a person better. This short Myers Briggs test can be used to help find a suitable career, a significant partner, or just for self-improvement. Katherine Briggs and Isabel Briggs Myers were not world-renowned psyc...
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Natural Supplements | 3 Side Effects

There is something fascinating about supplements. Probably it's the sense of safety, a reassurance that by taking them, we are back on track or we can perform better. But there are some flaws in this approach, let's have a look at 3 of them: 1. Culture . In a modern society where we often run short of time, we look for quick-fix, something that wor...
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How to protect your kidneys?

In USA more than 1 in 7 (37 million people), are estimated to have chronic kidney failure. Transplantation is the treatment of choice for kidney failure, though transplants are in short supply. In USA there are about 100k people on the waiting list for a kidney transplant. In 2021, over 4k patients on the kidney transplant list in the Eurotransplan...
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What are 5 benefits of Licorice?

Liquorice is an extract from the Glycyrrhiza glabra plant which contains glycyrrhizic acid. For thousands of years G. glabra has been used for medicinal purposes across all cultures, in particular in Chinese medicine where it's known as gancao. The following are properties of pure licorice extract, which is quite different from so-called licorice c...
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Is pasta really bad for health?

​ Pasta is one of the first foods people cut out when they're trying to drive down carb consumption. But unlike other items that are often considered "off-limits" for those following a diet or looking to lose weight (think sweets and alcohol), pasta actually does possess some redeeming nutritional qualities. There's even research to suggest that pa...
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How social media affect mental-health in girls?

When used to harm others anything can do it, including social media. A knife in the hand of a surgeon can save a life, and in the hands of a criminal can kill. Social media posts used to harm others may impact everyone's mental-health, especially teen girls. Instagram says it's looking at new ways to discourage users from focusing on their physical...
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Why garlic is so healthy?

​ Highly valued throughout the ages as a culinary spice, garlic is one of the oldest cultivated plants in the world. It is a hardy perennial belonging to the liliaceae family. Other members of this family include leeks, chives, spring onions and shallots, all distinguished by their pungent aroma and flavour. The garlic bulb is the most commonly use...
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What are 10 misconceptions about cancer?

1.Hyperbaric oxygen treat cancer Oxygen is one of life's essential ingredients. "Every cell in our body requires oxygen to survive," says Wissam Jaber, MD, Director of Interventional Pulmonary Medicine at our Phoenix hospital. "We are built to consume oxygen." Cancer cells' relationship with oxygen is a bit more complicated, and that realization ha...
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12 benefits of Walking

Walking is a great way to improve our health without straining your joints, and it's totally free. Getting out walking burns calories, gets your heart pumping and works your legs and abs. It can also lift your mood, put a smile on your face and improve your general health and wellbeing. A University of Tennessee study found that women who walked ha...
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Did COVID-19 save the world?

It looks like a war, with casualties and losses of human lives. While the origin of the virus is still under investigation, the medical community seems to agree that the virus was first found in animals, and then it moved to humans. Meat consumption of infected animals seems the most plausible reason of Covid-19 pandemic. From a Zen perspective it ...
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What are 3 main threats to our health?

Yes, I don't differentiate between body and mental health because I consider both related and actually one thing, as the concept of spacetime in physics. Can we have a healthy body when our mind is in trouble? Apparently the body may work fine, but without motivation and human values [1] our actions will be void. Conversely, a brilliant mind encaps...
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How does the holistic health approach help in your mental well-being?

​ When our mind goes out of balance, we may call it a Mental health disorder.  It is a signal, calling to re establish the lost balance, and most of the time we can restore the original balance (homeostasis) with just a little effort. The holistic approach is to look at the world , and ourselves, as one entity, where everything is connected. T...
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Is the Soul the Heart and Mind of the Human Being?

​ The Soul, or Atma [1] is the real nature of Man and anything else in the universe. We can think of it as a beam of light , that although without qualities, makes the world visible to the eye. In common language we often refer to the Heart as the emotional part of the mind, but it's just another name for the mind itself, which is a bundle of desir...
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Is Iridology a diagnostic tool?

​ No, Iridology is a tool that looks for genetics predispositions, it's not a science, nor a diagnostic tool. So it's no surprise if an Iridologist is unable to diagnose a medical condition using Iridology. Iridology has been labeled as a fraud by the medical community, but that doesn't means it cannot be applied successfully by a practitioner who ...
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Optimum Nutrition is the medicine of tomorrow

​ COVID taught us that eating animals and selling their flesh under poor hygiene, can be risky for humans.  Most pandemics originated from animals, where poor hygiene allowed pathogens to spread and attack humans. For example, take the Spanish Flu, and the 14th century plague. They were carried by birds, and rats respectively, resulting in mor...
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Obesity rivals smoking as cause of cancer, UK charity warns

Obesity is rivalling smoking as a cause of cancer, responsible for more cases of bowel, kidney, ovarian and liver cancer than cigarettes, according to the UK's leading cancer charity. Smoking is still the biggest cause of cancer, but Cancer Research UK (CRUK) has warned that government action to tackle obesity is vital, because it is a significant ...
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Cancer is not 'bad luck', 5-points, and the 0-5-30 rule

According to Vogelstein's study, we can't do much against 'bad luck' but we can succeed in controlling other factors like lifestyle, and nutrition.  [1] For example, we could adopt the 0-5-30 rule: 0 cigarettes, at least 5 portions of fresh fruit and vegetables, and 30 minutes of moderate exercise. Cancer is a complex topic, and a big business...
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