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Oranges- a connection between your heart and erectile dysfunction

Everyone knows oranges are a good source of Vitamin C and fibre right ?   They are also known to be cardioprotective i.e protect the vessels of the heart and therefore the heart.   Observational evidence has shown that the higher the consumption of flavanone rich food such as oranges, grapefruits, lemons and bergamots, the …

If you could help change your brain for the better … would you ? Brain Changes with Meditation.

The Power Within      Pinky and the ….  …Brain      An area of the brain that is important for every day reactions, and decisions is the prefrontal cortex.                       The prefrontal cortex is involved in planning, decision making and social behaviour amongst other …

Where does Mindfulness come from ?

Jon Kabat-Zinn is an American medical doctor. He became aware that there were certain patients that were not being completely healed or helped by the medical treatments available to them. He developed a technique for patients suffering from certain conditions such stress and chronic pain in 1978. It was called “Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR”. …

Final Thoughts on Intermittent Fasting.

Evidence from research studies indicates that weight loss from intermittent fasting overall is equivalent to regular diets : not better but not worse. adherence to this form of dieting seems to be more appealing to some than others, possibly due to certain behavioural traits.   Things to keep in mind  You need to drink more …

Day 2 Intermittent Fast and a JAMA study.

So JAMA is the Journal of the American Medical Association and it is a very well known and regarded medical journal. Study 2 A study published in 2017 looked at two groups of metabolically healthy obese adults. One group were calorie restricted every day and another group were calorie restricted every second day. The average …