Probiotics are amazing. Not only do they improve our GI tract, they also balance the immune system, fight infections and allergies and improve our mood and cognitive function. Read on to learn how these “good bacteria” enhance our mood, combat stress and help with obesity and diabetes.
From freezing showers to cryotherapy tanks, cold exposure is in vogue amongst health conscious people. And rightly so; simple practices that can enhance nervous system health, decrease inflammation and promote longevity are rare.
In this article, we will explore the scientific research to uncover the many benefits of getting cold. We will also touch on the best ways to approach cold exposure as, whilst we should embrace the cold, we need to be aware of its power.
Vitamin B9, or folate, is a member of the B-complex vitamin group. Like all B-vitamins, folate plays vital roles in cellular metabolism and energy production.
More specifically, folate aids in DNA and RNA synthesis, which is especially important during periods of rapid growth (e.g., pregnancy and puberty). Folate also helps control homocysteine levels, which, if too high, can lead to a number of chronic conditions including cancer, heart disease, depression, and diabetes.
A large number of public health messages over the past century have focused on the dangers of too much sun exposure, such as aging, skin cancer and DNA damage. However, in reality, today’s science tells us that exposure to the ultraviolet radiation (UVR) in sunlight has many beneficial effects on human health.
Indeed, most people are aware of the impact of sun exposure on Vitamin D production, which is a very important factor. However, there is a host of other health benefits that have been overlooked in the debate over how much sun is necessary for optimal health. This article will dive into the science to uncover the various ways in which sun exposure, at the right times and intensities, is a vital component of good health.
MDMA is a recreational drug of abuse that is broadly known as Ecstasy when diluted. It has a wide range of psychoactive effects including an intense feeling of excitement, increased energy, enhanced mood and increased sociability. Continue reading this article to learn about the health effects of MDMA.
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LSD is a powerful tool and it can cause both good and negative effects if not done taken correctly. I took it twice a while back, a microdose and a larger dose. I wasn’t in a good setting for it, but it was quite interesting. Some people say it was life changing for them, while others don’t notice any long term impact (I didn’t notice anything long term). There are many people who aren’t happy with their experience and each person must decide if it’s suited for them.
I was prompted to write this post because of my vegetarian diet post. Some people were assuming that methionine is something that needs to be reduced in the diet in order to be optimally healthy.
Like almost everything else in biology, the levels that are optimal for one person are suboptimal for another.
This post is meant to clarify the pros and cons of methionine and clarify who should be taking higher or lower levels.
For much of history, high levels of intense daily exercise was probably a necessary requirement for human survival (R). However, in most industrialized countries the necessity for physical activity to sustain life is declining. As a result, we are seeing a decline in physical fitness in many of these populations.
The purpose of this article is to explore the scientific literature to uncover the role that physical activity plays in the maintenance of good health and the avoidance of chronic disease. We will also discuss what sorts of exercise are best, and why, for some people, exercise may not be a great option.
The pregnane X receptor plays an important role in the body by helping the body handle foreign substances. While it decreases inflammation and helps liver function, it also has its cons. It’s important to try and figure out whether you are a high or low PXR producer – and we can figure that out by genes, symptoms and blood tests.
Read more below to learn about PXR.