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1907, 2014

8 Surprising Ways Music Affects and Benefits our Brains

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Music is everywhere we turn, playing a big part in all of our lives – but how does it really affect our brains and our bodies? “Without music, life would be a mistake” – Friedrich Nietzsche 1. Happy or sad music affects our ability to see neutral faces: Generally, when we hear a sad song, we can identify that it sounds sad and the same goes for happy compositions – but this isn’t because it makes us feel particularly happy or sad, it’s because our brain responds in a certain way to sad music, and a different way to happy music. One study explained how after hearing a shot piece of music, participants were more likely to interpret a neutral expression as either happy or sad, depending on the tone of music they heard. There are actually two types of

501, 2015

The Top 7 Natural Cures for Cancer Revealed

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When it comes to natural cures for cancer, some of the alternative versions haven't been all that popular...but they work! It seems that no matter how safe and highly effective natural cures for cancer may be, the FDA and AMA (American Medical Association) intend to maintain their medical standpoint when it comes to Cancer. The pharmaceutical industry thrives off treatments and so-called cures like chemotherapy, which some argue to be ineffective. Well, there is hope. Despite the suppression of mainstream media and the medical establishment, here are 7 alternative natural cures for cancer. 1.  An article by James Burke An article titled,“The Quack Who Cured Cancer,” was sent into Esquire magazine during the beginning of WWII. Unfortunately, it was never published. The reason for this odd incident was because James Burke, the author of the article decided that the

203, 2018

How Your Emotional Health Affects Your Physical One, According to Science

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The mind and body are often discussed separately. However, when it comes to physical health and emotional health, they should not be dealt with in separate ways. There is a lot of evidence to suggest that poor emotional health can have negative effects on physical health and vice versa. In the past, even in organizations such as the NHS, emotional health and physical health care have been mostly disconnected. However, there is a strong belief now that this is wrong and professionals should consider the mental well-being of patients when dealing with physical conditions. How Emotional Health Can Have an Impact on Physical Health As more time goes by and we learn more about the connection between emotional health and physical health, it becomes increasingly hard for those who are dismissive of this belief to ignore it. In what

208, 2017

10 Startling Mineral and Vitamin Deficiencies that Cause Depression

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There are many things that cause depression. Believe it or not, mineral and vitamin deficiencies are one of those factors! If you suffer from depression, most likely you've already been properly diagnosed and matched with a regimen of antidepressants. This is the common case when it comes to most people who suffer from mental disorders of various kinds. Counseling is also common, followed by group therapy. What is not common, however, is taking a look at how vitamin deficiencies play a role in your diagnosis. Deficiencies that cause depression Yes, vitamin deficiencies can cause depression, and then it can also worsen these symptoms over time as well. By speaking openly with your doctor about these concerns you can test for various vitamin deficiencies and get to the root of your depression. Here are a few prime examples. 1. Vitamin D

1907, 2014

Horrible Truths about Fast Food

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Fast food has an extremely bad reputation, wouldn't you think? But the truth is, you don't know the half of it! I spent much of my young adulthood eating fast foods. I wasn’t cooking much home prepared food because I was busy going to parties and hanging out with friends. Little did I know,  I was endangering my body and mind. Even when my health wasn't at risk, I was putting disgusting things into my system. Processed foods and fast foods have gained popularity over time, I know I loved them, but that’s not a good thing. In fact, the horrific facts about this "food" may be the stuff of nightmares. You’ve been warned, now proceed with caution. Chicken nuggets The nuggets you buy at your neighborhood fast food restaurants have a low amount of real chicken meat. The

307, 2017

To Build Immune System, We Need Microbes, Not Antibiotics, Study Finds

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Good hygiene is the backbone of life and it's how we build the immune system. To live, we need to keep clean. But have we been taking cleanliness too far? Can slacken a little build immune system? A study shows that we may have tried too hard to clean up. The researchers involved have found that we need microbes to stay at the top of our game. Here's more about what they are and their benefits. Build Immune System: Different Types of Microbes Everyone shies away from bacteria, but these microorganisms are more beneficial than you may realize. First of all, they play a part in breaking down nutrients and making them easy for the body to absorb. They enable nutrients to release minerals like phosphorous, magnesium, iron, and potassium. Here's more about the different types of bacteria. 1.

2407, 2017

7 Natural Depression Remedies That Work Better Than Antidepressants

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Your doctor may medicate your depression, but that’s not the best solution. What you need are natural depression remedies to lift your mood. This topic hits close to home for me, obviously because I have depression myself. I have tried all sorts of doctor prescribed medications only to feel like I was living in a haze. It was not until I started to experiment with natural depression remedies that I realized I was not taking advantage of what nature had to offer. Nothing lifts the mood quite like a natural solution. What does depression do to your body? Depression doesn’t just affect your mood, it also affects your body as well. Many people, or most people rather, didn’t even know that. Depression causes inflammation, joint pain, digestive issues and even affects the cardiovascular system. Of course, there are other

2806, 2017

10 Toxic Substances Found in Foods You Probably Eat Every Day

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The fast pace of modern society has caused people to take in unhealthy food and toxic substances. Without you realizing it, toxic substances have damaged your health and environment. The good news is that the awareness about them is rising. To boost it further, here's a list of toxic substances that you don't want in your food. 10 Toxic Substances Found in Foods You Probably Eat Every Day There are many toxic substances in your food, so this list is not exhaustive. They are, however, some of the most dangerous. 1. Artificial Food Flavors and Colors First of all are artificial food flavors and colors which are created in a laboratory. As such, they hold no nutritional value. You'll find them in almost everything you eat, including cereals, bread, cocktails, and yogurt. Each artificial flavor will harm your body

1906, 2017

Cannot Lose Weight? Here Is How Your Brain Could Be Sabotaging Your Weight-Loss Efforts

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Are you having headaches because you cannot lose weight? You might want to hold your brain responsible for your difficulties. But why is your brain to blame if you cannot lose weight? Can you trick it into helping you with your efforts? Why Your Brain Might Stop You From Losing Weight So why is it that you cannot lose weight? Experts like obesity psychologist Jim Keller offer some valuable insights. Mr. Keller has conducted 14000 psychological interviews with people who are mulling over having weight loss surgery. The expert reveals that obesity isn't about laziness or emotional imbalance. It's the result of complex genetic, biological and environmental factors. Of course, eating unhealthy food worsens the condition. Another behavioral expert, Dr. Howard Rankin, shares that it's hard to lose weight because human resolve isn't constant. While you may want to lose

1205, 2018

3 Reasons Why Your Weight Loss Results Are Not as Good as You Expected

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I don’t know about you, but I literally broke down in tears when I got down the weighing machine after 5 months and saw my weight loss results. I had been working out 3 times a week religiously for the last 5 months. Well, I didn’t get on the scale thinking it will be a bigger surprise to see all the difference of 5 months of workout. But to my surprise, I hadn’t lost even 500gms of my weight. As soon as my frantic cries ended, I tried to logically think of the reasons for these dissatisfying weight loss results. Thanks to the internet (sense sarcasm here!) I got even more confused. Some website suggested I go on a papaya diet while some other fitness expert suggested drinking my favorite cup of morning coffee with butter. I had been

2107, 2014

These 6 Foods Behave Like Addictive Drugs

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Addictive drugs aren't exclusive to street drugs or prescription medications. Sometimes foods can be just a harmful. Exorphins, chemicals found in certain foods, can mimic the effects of addictive drugs. Since we know this, strategies are being developed to save our health from these harmful foods, or rather the inability to utilize moderation. So, here's the magic question: Which foods contain this potentially deadly chemical? A company called Big Foods, maker of processed products, understand what exorphins do. That's because they cram this chemical into their foods and thus, cram it down our throats in the process, well, the ones who eat this stuff anyway. Here's how it hooks us. Ingredients are manipulated which then stimulate our appetites. You can see the cycle, as overeating occurs due to the constant hunger driven by dosages of exorphins with our

2704, 2018

Green Tea for Weight Loss: How It Works and What You Should Know

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You probably don't need reminding that green tea benefits you. Also, you may be considering green tea for weight loss. Many think of green tea as the ultimate anti-aging beverage. Indeed, the Japanese associate it with longevity. If you want to shed a few pounds, you'll want to know more about green tea for weight loss. What is Green Tea? Green tea, like its Black and Oolong cousins, comes from the Camellia Sinensis plant. It is a small tree native to South East Asia and the Indian Subcontinent. Farmers harvest the green leaves for tea production. The tea quality improves with their age. They also collect the seeds to produce tea oil, used by many for cooking. Because its leaves aren't fermented, they contain higher levels of antioxidants than others. These include polyphenols, catechins, and other flavonoids, the anti-aging