The Conscious Life

(Source: https://www.facebook.com/consciouslife)

The Conscious Life - 'Maybe lately, things aren’t going the way | 'When pigs feed at room temperature, carbon | 'Psychotherapy sessions are best..

Latest Articles

40 random acts of kindness to counter dark days

"Maybe lately, things aren’t going the way a lot of us would like things to be going. But when faced with distressing depressing events, it seems prudent to not lose sight of compassion – in itself kindness can be an act of protest. Personally, it’s something I refuse to let anyone el...

The spice of life: Cinnamon cools your stomach

"When pigs feed at room temperature, carbon dioxide (CO2) gas increases in their stomach. Cinnamon in their food reduces this gas by decreasing the secretion of gastric acid and pepsin from the stomach walls, which in turn cools the pigs' stomachs during digestion." >

Breast cancer mortality lower in women who breastfeed

"This study confirms that the long-term maternal health benefits of breastfeeding are not only preventative in nature, but that it also has the capacity to reduce the severity of breast cancer."

It's true: Latinos age slower than other ethnicities

"Latinos live longer than Caucasians, despite experiencing higher rates of diabetes and other diseases. Scientists refer to this as the 'Hispanic paradox.'"

"We suspect that Latinos' slower aging rate helps neutralize their higher health risks, particularly ...

Mental, physical exercises produce distinct brain benefits

"The study found that healthy adults who participated in cognitive training demonstrated positive changes in executive brain function as well as a 7.9 percent increase in global brain flow compared to study counterparts who participated in an aerobic exercise program. The aerobic exercise g...

Fish oil vs. lard -- why some fat can help or hinder your diet

If people are looking to lose weight, stay clear of saturated fat. Consuming these types of fatty food affects a part of the brain called the hypothalamus, which helps regulate hunger.

A study found, through tests in rats, that a meal rich in saturated fat, reduces a person's cognit...
Related Articles

Childrens Hospital at Vanderbilt - Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt 2017-09-20 15:00

An estimated 85 percent of all children placed in car safety seats are not properly restrained. To provide education on proper car seat usage, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Safe Kids Cumberland Valley, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, and the Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department are hosting a free car seat check event Saturday, September 23 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. http://spr.ly/618782Ouc

American Hospital Dubai Photo 2017-09-20 11:00

Sport and physical exercise adds enormous quality to our lives, whether it’s for the social contact or physical contact, for fun or for work. Sports injuries can happen at anytime and anywhere – the result of an accident, overworking the body or from repetitive action over a long period of time. Sometimes, injuries may be ignored in the hope that a period of rest will provide an effective cure. Whether you are a professional elite athlete or recreational sports person, sports injuries are treated more effectively if they are treated quickly, so you can get back to your favorite sport as quickly as possible. Uniquely, the Sports Medicine Center at American Hospital Dubai focuses on acute care which means that we diagnose and treat sports related injuries quickly; it’s all about results – faster treatment means better healing and quicker recovery.