Category Archives: Health

Learn More by Teaching

Increase your knowledge by teaching.

There’s a quote that’s often attributed to Albert Einstein which goes: “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” Accelerated Learning Techniques From a neurological perspective, there are few things that are better for the development of true intelligence than to learn multiple subjects. This encourages the use of multiple brain areas and by learning lots of different subjects you can use them together – thereby enhancing the inter connectivity of your brain. Learning itself triggers the release of dopamine, BDNF and other […]

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What Is Blood Pressure

It is estimated that over 60 million Americans have high blood pressure. We’ve all heard that high blood pressure can kill you. Since there may not be any symptoms, it is often called the silent disease. But do you really know what high blood pressure is and why it’s bad for you? Let me explain the role of blood pressure in your body. Blood is pushed throughout the body by the pump we call the heart. The left side of the heart pumps blood rich with oxygen […]

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The Dangers of Genetically Modified Foods

Did you know that over seventy percent of all processed foods on supermarket shelves contain at least one genetically engineered ingredient? Should you care? The answer is yes, you should care. These ingredients are untested and dangerous. Food crops are engineered to resist potent pesticides and herbicides. The herbicides are taken up by the plants. And when we eat the plants, we eat the pesticides and herbicides. If these pesticides can kill insects and the herbicides can kill weeds they can certainly affect us. To modify a […]

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