What makes up a person? We all have bones, muscles, ligaments, organs, veins and arteries (and so on!) that are connected to create a functioning body. We move our fingers and toes without thinking about it, we speak to tell stories and offer advice, and our inner workings help transport blood, oxygen and other signals so we continue to motor right along.
But have you ever thought about how one part of your body is connected to another? Or better …Read more
It’s said that a great book will always leave a significant impression, leave you thinking about the world differently – and even leave you feeling as though you lived a completely different life. Well, take note, bookworms: Your most cherished reads could help to redefine you in more ways than one.
A recent study conducted by Atlanta’s Emory University – and published in the journal Brain Connectivity – looked at the effects of reading a novel on the brain. Researchers …Read more
Vitamin D is known to increase bone strength by improving your body’s ability to absorb calcium. However, that isn’t the only trick up the sunshine vitamin’s sleeve.
New research has shown that vitamin D can actually fight depression, and reduce pain in type 2 diabetic women experiencing depression.
The first study, published in the journal Free Radical Biology and Medicine this December, showed the …Read more
If regularly eating probiotic-infused yogurt could improve your brain function and boost your mood, you might never turn down a cup of yogurt again. Researchers at UCLA have discovered that brain foods really do exist, with probiotic yogurt being one of the most easily accessible brain foods available on the market. This breakthrough research study has provided the first hard evidence that bacteria in the gut can have a major impact on the human brain.Read more