Sleep Appears To Help The Laying Down Of Memory Through New Brain Cell Connections
By Dr John Briffa MD – Integrated Medicine Advocate
A regular reader of this website (Chris) alerted me today to this BBC website report of a study which focused on the impact of sleep on memory. The study itself was conducted in mice . The animals were taught a new skill (walking along a rotating rod). Then their brains were examined overnight. During sleep, cells in the cortex of the brain (the outermost layer of the brain which governs, among other things, movement) sprouted new connections.…
By Dr. Mahmoud Ghannoum – CleanPlates.Com
DON'T MISS THIS INFO, IT WILL HELP YOU WITH STRESS, IMMUNE SYSTEM AND HEART HEALTH!!!
Stopping to admire a bed of flowers, strolling alongside a river, or sitting on a park bench — chances are, at least one of those scenarios, if not all of them, sounds peaceful and uplifting to you. But time spent in nature benefits more than just your spirits: It can lower stress levels, boost your immune system, improve your heart health, alleviate depression and anxiety, and lead to a healthier gut.…
By Edith Cowan University – Researchers
Eating just one cup of leafy green vegetables every day could boost muscle function, according to new Edith Cowan University (ECU) research.
The study, published today in the Journal of Nutrition, found that people who consumed a nitrate-rich diet, predominantly from vegetables, had significantly better muscle function of their lower limbs.
Poor muscle function is linked to greater risk of falls and fractures and is considered a key indicator of general health and wellbeing.
Researchers examined data from 3,759 Australians taking part in Melbourne's Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute AusDiab study over a 12-year period.…
I LOVE ARTICLES LIKE THIS! IT'S AMAZING HOW MANY THINGS THAT ARE REALLY GOOD FOR US HAVE BEEN BADLY SPOKEN OF BY MEDICOS, GOVERNMENTS SOMETIMES AND GREEDY MANUFACTURERS WHO SELL PERSONAL PRODUCTS AND CHEAP NASTY SYNTHETIC FOOD PRODUCTS. I WAS BROUGHT UP NEAR THE BEACH AND IT IS GOOD TO HEAR THE SUNSHINE GETTING A GOOD WRAP.
By Carla Hernandez RDN, NTP
Most are well aware that sunlight exposure is a means to increasing vitamin D levels, yet at the same time we are told to avoid sun exposure especially at midday as it has been implicated in skin cancer, skin damage and premature aging.…
By Maureen Salamon from WebMd.Com 2020
Have you ever woken up to bright morning skies feeling energized? A big reason for your mood is the high-intensity blue light coming from the sun. Among the visible light spectrum, blue wavelengths have the most powerful effect on your sleep-wake internal body clock.
Both natural and artificial blue light can boost your alertness and mental sharpness. But too much of it may keep you awake when your body needs to wind down.
Need help waking up in the morning? Open the blind or get outside to feel more alert.…