Month: May 2013

How meditation can influence gene activity

A growing body of scientific evidenceshows that mindful-based therapies, such as meditation, can lower psychological stress and boost both mental and physical health. Now findings recently published in PLoS One suggest that such practices may also change gene activity. In the small study, researchers… Read More ›

What is Diabetes?

When you eat, your body breaks down the sugars and starches from food into glucose. The body uses insulin to convert glucose into energy. Glucose is the basic fuel for cells in your body. If your body does not produce enough insulin,… Read More ›

Facts behind carb loading

  The pre-race carb-loading spaghetti dinner has become a well-known part of many endurance events.  Why carb load? When do you start carb loading and how long does it take? What are the best foods to eat for carb loading? How much… Read More ›

POOP in public pools ?

Thank you CDC. Majority of pools are contaminated by poop, CDC says   There’s poop in public pools, according to a new report.Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found genetic material from E. coli bacteria in 58 percent… Read More ›