Tai Chi : Brain Power

To boost your brain power, do tai chi, so suggests a study in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, which included 120 healthy older people in China. Those who practiced this “moving meditation” technique three times a week for 40 weeks showed increases in brain volume, as seen on MRI, as well as improvements on several tests of memory and learning, …

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Omega 3s: what are they and why do we need them?

by Jennifer Novakovich Omegas 3s are a buzz word in nutrition today, with exciting evidence showing a reduction of many diseases. The benefits of omega 3 were first described in Greenland Eskimos, who ate a diet high in seafood and fat. These individuals, despite their high fat intake, had remarkably low rates of heart disease, asthma, diabetes, and multiple sclerosis. …

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