When was the last time you exercised? Was it yesterday, a few weeks ago… or maybe a few months ago? Well, you may want to tack on “epigenetics” to the long list of reasons why you should exercise more often. We all know exercise is beneficial, but the difficulty usually lies in trying to be … Continue reading Exercise Linked to Epigenetic Benefits that Keep the Brain Healthy
We all know the extensive benefits of exercise: work out to stave off disease, improve mental acuity, lose weight, reduce stress, and so on. But even with all these benefits, there are still some questions surrounding the molecular causes that underlie them. Epigenetics has been particularly helpful in gaining new insights into the wide range … Continue reading Can Your Age Influence the Epigenetic Effects of Exercise?
What does it mean to have a healthy brain? It means having a brain that is readily capable of performing all of it’s vital functions. This includes basic functions, like regulating the involuntary functions of the autonomic nervous system, and higher-level functions, such as facilitating cognition and decision-making, and coordinating fine and gross motor skills. … Continue reading 6 Powerful Ways to Improve Brain Health
Heart disease is one of the most prevalent ailments among Americans, and can often be deadly. According to the CDC, about 1 in 4 deaths is directly related to heart disease, and it is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the US. Risk factors that contribute to the development of … Continue reading Epigenetic Mechanism May Reprogram Heart to Fail
Epigenetics, as a simplified definition, is the study of biological mechanisms that will switch genes on and off. What does that mean? Well, if you are new to this whole thing, we first need a quick crash course in biochemistry and genetics before learning exactly what is epigenetics: Cells are fundamental working units of every … Continue reading A Super Brief and Basic Explanation of Epigenetics for Total Beginners
Within the past several years, scientists have found that oxygen (O2) in the atmosphere has been dropping, and at higher rates than just the amount that goes into the increase of CO2 from burning fossil fuels, some 2 to 4-times as much, and accelerating since 2002-2003. Simultaneously, oxygen levels in the world’s oceans have also been … Continue reading Exercise with Oxygen Therapy (EWOT)
When you carefully study the pyramidal order of the 5 bodies, much is self evident and does not require further explanation. This healing system has evolved from interpreting the yoga sutras of Patanjali (which are believed to be over 10 000 years old) and from trying to express this ancient knowledge with contemporary language. A … Continue reading Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt, M.D., PhD: The Vertical Healing System: the 5 Levels of Healing
Sprinting is considered by many as the ultimate exercise. It not only increases athleticism by building fast twitch muscle fiber, it is highly effective for fat burning. Performing sprints a few times a week can replace long cardiovascular workouts on treadmills or ellipticals. The key to getting the most out of your sprinting sessions is … Continue reading Sprinting: The ultimate fat burning exercise
It's often said, these days, that we're a nation of fatties. And, not coincidentally, we're also a nation of fatty livers. Increasingly, millions of those livers belong to children - though most of them don't know it, and neither do their parents and doctors. Usually, no symptoms show up until damage has been done, damage … Continue reading Young, fat and facing liver disease: As obesity rates climb, fatty livers are emerging as a serious threat to children’s health.
When we use the word “metabolism,” we are usually referring to resting metabolic rate, which is the amount of energy (calories) that the body requires per day for its basic functions at rest. Most people believe that it is desirable to raise their metabolism, because they will burn more calories and consequently lose weight. Having … Continue reading Slow metabolism linked to longevity