Highlights: People allergic to alpha-gal have a higher risk for CVD because of higher arterial plaque. There is no medication to treat the red meat sensitivity. This study paves the road for further more specific research.    Heart-related diseases are the...
Highlights: mTORC1 is switched off in acidic conditions.  T cells activation is interrupted in acidic conditions.  mTORC1 switch off prevents cells from producing proteins. Baking soda neutralizes acidity in tumor.  Cancer is killing many people year after year. It can...
Highlights: Concentration on breathing and recognition of your thoughts. Mechanical stress levels reduced. Prevents someone from having high blood pressure. Participants embraced the mindfulness practices after the study.   Anxiety is a common mental illness in many countries. In the US,...
Amino acids are one of the main components of proteins which count for 20% of the human body. Not only this, amino acids play an important role in the rehabilitation of our tissues, restoring injuries, the transportation of nutrients...
Do you use a moist or a dry towel? Do you use different towels for each family member or do you use a common one? How many persons are there is your family? The answers to these questions are...
To start off, there are three types of chronic pains, nociceptive pain, sensory hypersensitivity and neuropathic pain.  Examples of nociceptive pain are gout, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis. Fibromyalgia is sensory hypersensitivity meanwhile neuropathic pain examples are postherpetic neuralgia and diabetic...
Eating fish comes with a lot of benefits like a help in vision improvement, helps in lowering the risk of autoimmune diseases, it is a source of vitamin D and many others. Another important role of consuming fish is...
Let us all agree that physical activity is generally good for our health. There are different types of physical activity but the main 4 types are bone-strengthening physical activity, stretching, aerobic physical activity and muscle-strengthening physical activity. According to...
Obesity is a disturbing problem for many people in the whole world. Although the number of obese people in developed countries is increasing with time this doesn't mean that there are no obese people in less developed countries. From observing...
Breast cancer is the main contributor to the global cancer-mortality for women, according to the World Health Organization. 15% of all deaths from cancer in women are attributed to the breast cancer. Although breast cancer is more common in...
Did you know your nails can reveal clues to your overall health? A touch of white here, a rosy tinge there, or some rippling or bumps may be a sign of disease in the body. Problems in the liver,...
Twitter. It’s a funny thing. Sometimes, it’s most easily identifiable as the land of  Russian bots that are programmed to harass and threaten actual human beings. Others, it’s where people from all over the world gather together to do...
The kidneys are one of the most important organs in our body. A kidney’s job is to filter wastes and extra water out of your blood into the urine. It regulates blood pressure and has quite a bit to...
They say that the hand that rocks the cradle rules the world. Mothers are their children’s first teachers and have a tendency to protect their sons and prepare their girls. And when their fathers aren’t around, boys are less prepared...
While most of us use a shoe caddy to store shoes, it turns out that it can be used for a variety of purposes. It’s a great tool to save space around the house and stay organized! 1. Water bottles...
Farewells are difficult for everybody. Our emotions are raging, and these emotional experiences and stress have a direct impact on our body. 1. Anxiety and sleep problems People are programmed to need human contact, and when we lose it, we feel pain. The need for contact is exacerbated,...
Not sure if your parents are ready for grandkids? Leave them with your dog! When Meghan Specksgoor had to visit New York City, she started looking for someone to take care of her 4-year-old dog, Chance. And is there...
No matter how fond we are of the atmosphere inside our house, the time comes when we begin to long for change. And even if large-scale home renovation seems too costly or daunting, this doesn’t mean you should abandon your plans altogether. Sometimes minimal effort can...
Let’s be fair. Most gardeners are not lazy. They’re passionate about growing plants, vegetables and herbs -- sometimes to the point of obsession. And they have a love for being outdoors. When that isn’t possible, they make do by...
Alright ladies and gentlemen, I have some great news. Drinking beer in the shower makes your life better, and is healthy for you. Science has proven it, sorta. I know you’re thinking, “Oh fuck you, Steve.” Seriously though, hear me...
Last month the world recognized Rare Disease Day on February 28th.  There are medical conditions that are not rare at all, but still fall into the abysmal cracks in our healthcare system.  Some might call these orphan conditions.  I live with one...
Every day, Beethoven made himself a coffee out of 60 coffee beans, while Voltaire drank up to 50 cups a day and lived until the age of 83. So perhaps a coffee addiction isn’t too bad after all? Bright Side discovered 7 reasons why you might want to get yourself a cup of coffee right...
Aromatherapy, a widely used form of alternative medicine, utilizes an array of essential oils to bring about an incredible number of positive results for both the body and the mind. And while essential oils, coming from the pure essences...
Whether in the pantry for months or the refrigerator for a few days, certain foods lose their nutritional value more quickly than many people realize. Keeping this in mind while menu-planning and shopping will ensure that the foods your...
We now know for more than a few decades that the main enemy of skin aging and wrinkles is the sun and we also know that the reason for that is ultraviolet rays, which can be very damaging to our skin...
If you had the choice of working anything less than a Monday-to-Friday workweek, would you take it? More than likely you’re answer is yes, absolutely, in a heartbeat, no question. Lucky for you, there is a telling study you might...
You know the saying, “don’t judge a book by the cover”, but when it comes to sizing people up, first impressions can be hard to overcome. For people with strong personality types, like those who have been branded “alphas”, it...
It sounds like the scene from a Hitchcock movie, but it’s actually happening. “Vampire horseflies” are sweeping the UK, causing serious concern over the fatal infections they can carry. As Summer turns up the heat in Great Britain and the rest...
Even if you just call her, a little effort can go a long way If you step on a crack, you’ll break your mother’s back; and according to a study conducted in 2012, if you don’t show for family dinner, you’ll...
Growing up with a working mom may have some benefits for both daughters and sons later in life. 1.Successful careers A team of researchers from the United States and the United Kingdom analyzed data on more than 100,000 men and women...
Often people think that if you eat too much then you are predisposed to gain weight but that doesn't have to be always true. For instance, if you consume lots of vegetables and fruits probably you will not gain...
Majority of people drink coffee in the morning but according to Times magazine, the suggested time frame for coffee consumption is starting from 10 in the morning up to 12 and then from 14:00 up to 17:00 o'clock. Consuming...
Working out is a great favor you can do to yourself. It will help you mentally and physically in many different ways. A lot of people tend to go to the gym but many others struggle to continue it...
Herbs often have medicinal, relaxation, and culinary properties, and it is great if we can have them throughout the entire year in the home. In fact, we can! We will reveal a way to grow certain herbs in the kitchen...
The ‘Creator’ gave Native Americans the power to understand and preserve medicinal herbs. At least that’s what the Cherokee believe to be born with. They trust nature, and employ natural healing. It’s all about the gathering technique. The rule is...
The hectic lifestyles we lead these days apply constant stress on our bodies and minds. Moreover, our brains need to process lots of new information daily, and we are exposed to constant electromagnetic radiation. Therefore, numerous people suffer from sleep...
Nutrient deficiencies cause various health issues, and apparently, we become completely aware of their importance when we experience them. Magnesium is extremely important for our body as it sustains life, and supports the function of all body organs, but numerous...
The family Lamiaceae is proud to have the Mint or Mentha plant in its rows. Even more so, there are about 13 to 18 varieties of mint altogether. Mint has an intense smell and taste that many people find refreshing...
Spices enrich the taste of our dishes, and they are often the reason we are especially fond of some flavor. However, most of them also offer various health benefits and can help you fight multiple issues and conditions. For instance,...
Castor oil is one of the most beneficial natural oils, and it has potent medicinal, antioxidant, and curative properties. It is derived from the Ricinus communis plant, and it is never used as cooking oil. It is rich in minerals,...
Over time, the natural production of oil in the skin is reduced, and it loses its elasticity, leading to fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging skin. Therefore, in order to maintain the optimal look of the skin, you need to replace...
Hormonal imbalances might affect both men and women, and cause numerous symptoms, including fatigue, mood swings, fertility issues, weight gain, depression, insomnia. If untreated, hormonal imbalances might lead to diseases like diabetes and cancer. The following seven essential oils can help...
Allergies are often too painful, unpleasant, and uncomfortable, but instead of using various medications, you should try essential oils. These oils soothe the inflammation, boost the immune system, and clear the blocked sinuses. The following 5 essential oils are the best you...