Aric Prather, a sleep scientist at UCSF says that sleep is so critical for so many parts of our body and our mind. “It strengthens the immune system and helps regulate metabolism. It can cleanse the body of toxins that build up in the brain and prevent neurodegenerative diseases. Sleep is like the dishwasher of the brain.”
Not surprisingly, the ancient Greeks were among the first to discover that ACV has a plethora of impressive health benefits and began using it as a natural antibiotic and disinfectant. But can it help to cure bloating?
In is new book ‘The Comfort Crisis’, award-winning journalist Michael Easter discusses some of the challenges he recommends you tackle if you want to embrace change and get ‘uncomfortable’.
What exactly did Hippocrates, the Greek founder of western medicine, really have to say about food and health? Let’s find out!
Self Care. Those two words. They’re everywhere nowadays. It’s in fashion. It’s a trend. It’s yours, but only if you can afford to buy it. Self-care has become increasingly popular due to Covid-19 lockdowns and people spending more time indoors. Let’s discuss the commodification of self care.
Greece’s digital vaccination certificate has been released as the government of Greece takes measures to help its citizens get their lives back and to start building a post-COVID world. Fully digital with a unique QR code in the top right corner that can be easily scanned, the certificate will not be mandatory, but preferably used as a means to assist with safe and smooth travel procedures.
Acne ruins our confidence and can even cause severe depression and anxiety. However, we can (hopefully) prevent more severe forms of acne from occurring by making a few simple changes in our everyday lives.
First cultivated in 3500BC, olive oil – or “liquid gold” as Homer called it, was not only used in trade, but as medicine as well. A great anti-inflammatory and powerful antioxidant, there is no denying the powerful health benefits of olive oil.
Is your sugar consumption ruining your skin and overruling the health (and anti ageing) benefits that the Mediterranean diet is so famous for? This article lays bare the damaging effects of sugar on the skin.
A recent Swedish study found that even if you don’t start exercising until your senior years, physical activity is the number one contributor to longevity, adding extra years to your life.
Many people think that if you want to lose fat, you should do more cardio and that if you want to build muscle, you should lift weights. It’s not that simple.