Garlic is perhaps the most used spice in the world. But aside from its culinary purpose, several studies have shown that garlic is also a potential source of numerous health benefits. Just recently, a new research found that garlic contains a type of compound which is 100 times more potent than antibiotics in treating food-borne illnesses caused mainly by Ca
When it comes to mental health and wellbeing, Australian researchers found that people who have been meditating for years were 10% better off than those who don’t.
Meditation and Mental Health
For many years, various studies were conducted to assess the value of meditation to one’s health and majority of them confirm that this mental practice i
There are people who are believed to be gifted with the ability to ‘see’ someone else’s aura. We call them energy healers or quacks. While it remained questionable for many years, scientists for the first time were able to found an explanation for the esoteric phenomenon of the aura.
The Concept of Synaesthesia
A neuropsychological phenom
There are events and situations in life that make us extremely overwhelmed. It could be some unexpected news, a family emergency, or a highly stressful incident. In times like this, we can easily lose our control and become severely anxious.
The good news is – there are many ways to calm down quickly no matter how stressed or overwhelmed you are. Belo
Over the past seven years my community based work in Dublin as a psychotherapist and also in advocacy roles has put me face to face with the harsh effects of economic recession. I have worked with many individuals & families still experiencing hardship directly linked to the fallout from the most recent Irish recession, issues such as sudden
While most vegetables and fruits contain different kinds of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals, there are certain foods that are loaded with high amount of antioxidants which can boost your health and make you look and feel younger. Adding these ‘anti-aging’ foods in your regular diet can be a great way to improve not just your health but your app
On an animal study, scientists found that eating yogurt can have positive effects to one’s health particularly in controlling weight gain and improving sexual vigour.
In an effort to find whether yogurt is helpful in fighting obesity, researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology conducted an experiment which involved feeding a total of 8
Researchers from the University of Missouri identified two ways on how to keep the feeling of happiness longer. These include the need to keep having new and positive experiences and the need to appreciate what you already have. Their report has been published in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.
In a study led by Dr. Alison Coates from the University of South Australia and colleagues from the School of Dentistry at University of Adelaide in Australia, it was found that fish oil supplementation could be taken by people with periodontal disease as an adjunctive therapy.
Periodontitis – the inflammation and infection of the tissues, ligamen
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, William Shakespeare, Vincent Van Gogh, Steven Spielberg, Steve Jobs - if you were asked what these personalities have in common, apart from enjoying fame and gaining the admiration of people across generations and cultures, one inescapable realisation clutches us by our shoulders, shakes us vigorously and screams ‘CREATIVITY!&r