A recent study suggests that while unfiltered coffee is bad for heart-health, drinking 1-4 cups of filtered coffee is good for the heart and reduces the risk of premature death from heart attacks by 15% on average.
A recent study conducted on 800 individuals revealed that people show different blood glucose levels even with the same food. And that personally-tailored diets can bring down blood glucose levels and prevent the onset of metabolic syndrome.
In a first time ever research finding, scientists have been able to tie sleep with the protein removal mechanism of the brain, concluding that one of the important functions of sleep may be to reduce cellular-stress in the brain caused by wakefulness.
Latest research on body fat has uncovered that men and women might be prone to different illnesses, owing to the different ways their immune system operates. This suggests that personalized drugs tailored for gender might be the way forward in health-care.
A recent study published in the journal Frontiers In Immunology, debunks the age-old myth and establishes that the changes taking place in the immune system after a strenuous bout of exercise boost the immune system, rather than leaving it suppressed. The study also suggests that regular exercise delays the process of immunological aging.
A high-salt diet doesn’t just increase the risk of heart attack and stroke, but according to a study conducted at the University of Bonn, it also weakens the immune system by inhibiting the function of granulocytes – the immune cells that help fight bacteria.
A recent research shows that getting too much or too little sleep can increase your risk of heart disease. And the right amount of sleep (7-8 hours on an average), can protect your heart and reduce the risk of cardiovascular episodes.
9 Ayurvedic super-herbs – Guduchi, Holy Basil, Licorice, Kantakari, Bhunimba, Turmeric, Amla, Vidari, Punarnava – are highly recommended for their immunomodulating and anti-inflammatory benefits. They use a variety of specialized mechanisms to activate the right set of immune agents while simultaneously minimizing inflammatory damage.
A variety of phytochemicals in common kitchen herbs and spices like cloves, ginger, cinnaomon, cardamom, nutmeg, holy basil, turmeric, licorice and ginseng help increase immune agents such as antibodies, restrict immune system crosstalk, suppress inflammatory pathways, capture free radicals and control pain perception.
Metabolism is what directs the flow of energy through your body – in some cases, producing energy, in others, using it. Depending on the balance between the two, you can swing anywhere between “I’m ready to conquer the word” to “I’m not going to lift a finger today.” Generally speaking, here’s how your energy meterContinue reading “Metabolism: Balance vs. Imbalance”