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The Body Has a Mind of Its Own: How Body Maps in Your Brain Help You Do (Almost) Everything Better

August 16, 2015

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The Body Has a Mind of Its Own: How Body Maps in Your Brain Help You Do (Almost) Everything Better  by Sandra Blakeslee and Matthew Blakeslee — Your body has a mind of its own. You can sense it. You know that your body is more than a vehicle for your brain to cruise around […]

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Duped by dopamine

April 7, 2014

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Duped by dopamine by Dr. Shawna Eischens —  Do you feel like you are a slave to sugar or notice how your mood is affected by what you consume? Are you having difficulty losing weight even with a regular workout routine and only eating moderate portions? Are you struggling with an addiction? Read on to […]

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Hope for brain disorders

February 17, 2014

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  by Carol Keppler —  The brain’s importance in living a productive life is a given. But many people struggle in a society where brainpower is that which puts one at the top of the ladder. To date, we are still without solid evidence of a “cure” (reversal of symptoms) for most brain disorders. These […]

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Secret formula to be happy and lean

August 18, 2013

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by Dr. Alan Christianson —  The secret formula to being happy and lean is 70-100 mg/dl — that is it. Now that you know the secret, here are more details. The numbers reflect the ideal range of your blood sugar. When there is too little, your brain and muscles cannot work at their best. When […]

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Managing Minerals

July 10, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson — Minerals, from calcium and magnesium, to the trace elements such as zinc, are perhaps the single most important group of nutrients. They are required for every bodily function, from activating muscles and nerves, to digestion, energy production, and all healing and regeneration of the body. This article focuses on important […]

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Cellular memory

March 11, 2013

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by Nancy Beauchamp —  Cellular memory was first studied and documented in anecdotal reports of organ recipients. Studies have shown that recipients have experienced behaviors, personality traits, food cravings or interests they had not experienced in their lives before the transplants. Every disturbance of the body, either real or imagined, evokes a stress response. The […]

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The skinny on fats

March 6, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  High-quality fats and oils are one of the most essential foods to consume every day. They are needed as an energy source for your brain and for producing many vital hormones in the body. They are also essential for transporting all vitamins, minerals and hormones through every one of your […]

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Life is never what you think it is

January 10, 2013

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by Sherry Anshara —  There has never been a statement that rings truer than “Life is never what you think it is.” Yet, thinking offers such a limited view of life. As a child, you are taught to think. As an adult, you are told to think more, still. Is it a wonder so many […]

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Rejuvenate your life

August 19, 2012

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by Victoria Mogilner —  How many times have you awakened depressed, with low energy and the feeling that everything is moving too fast? Right now everything is speeding up, and unless you take time for yourself, you will burn out, become depressed and feel out of sorts. Chinese medicine is a practical tool to help […]

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Eye-catching therapy: EMDR goes mainstream

August 19, 2012

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by Kayla Gayle, Ph.D. —  It had been almost six months since the accident, and Elizabeth found herself getting worse. She had been unable to stop the obsessive thoughts since that fateful day the truck slammed into her car. She was still hearing the sound of screeching tires and shattering glass from the accident. As […]

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Rosemary chicken protects your brain from free radicals

July 15, 2012

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Rosemary is a shrubby evergreen bush that, according to folklore, takes its name from the Virgin Mary, who draped her cloak over a bush, placing a white flower on top of it. By the following morning, the flower had turned blue and, thereafter, the plant was known as the “Rose […]

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Health updates: Artificial sweeteners and blood pressure

February 27, 2012

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The following is new information regarding the effect of artificial sugar on the brain, and high-fructose corn syrup and blood pressure. Artificial sweeteners do not fool your brain While artificial sweeteners may be able to confuse your taste buds, suspicion is growing that your brain is not so easily fooled. Several studies suggest that your […]

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Meditation promotes brain health

February 27, 2012

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by Ada Porat —  Most of us know that too much stress is not good for our bodies because it triggers inflammation and suppresses the immune system. But did you know that too much stress actually hurts your brain? During high levels of stress, the brain does not grow new connections or new cells. Chronic […]

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