What is ashwagandha good for?

What is ashwagandha good for?

Ashwagandha is known for its adaptogenic properties, supporting the adrenal and nervous systems and fighting stress symptoms and anxiety. Ashwagandha is a traditional medicinal herb used for thousands of years to reduce stress, boost brain function and increase energy. Newer scientific research also suggests…

Novel drug rejuvenates cellular cleaning to reverse Alzheimer’s in mice

Novel drug rejuvenates cellular cleaning to reverse Alzheimer's in mice

An artist’s impression of tau tangles taking hold in the brain, which are considered one of the drivers of Alzheimer’s disease A key focus for medical scientists working to prevent or potentially treat Alzheimer’s is coming up with ways to avoid the buildup of…

7 bad habits that are actually good for you

7 bad habits that are actually good for you

We typically group habits into two categories: good and bad. While the line between them might appear to be clear, it can sometimes get blurry. Some habits labelled ‘bad’ do actually produce great, productive results. Here are just seven habits that scientific research shows…

Dates and Ramadan connection: promote natural labor as well

Dates and Ramadan connection: promote natural labor as well

Dates come from the fruit of the date palm tree, which is grown in many tropical regions of the world. Other names associated with dates are Medjool and Deglet Noor. They are the most commonly consumed varieties. Dates are also particularly beneficial during Ramadan…

3 Natural Adderall Alternatives: Over the Counter Adderall to Increase Focus

3 Natural Adderall Alternatives: Over the Counter Adderall to Increase Focus

We all know how hard it is when you cannot focus on your job. Keeping your mind focused is essential for daily tasks and productivity. Adderall is one of the stimulants that can help increase your energy and improve your focus. However, this medication…

JODY HOLTON — Brains need exercise too!

We know that regular exercise is good for our bones and muscles. Let’s explore the positive aspects of exercise on our brains. Can exercise prevent memory loss and improve cognitive function? Possibly. Exercise has many known benefits, including reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease…

Here are 7 reasons to love dark chocolate

Here are 7 reasons to love dark chocolate

( Natural News ) Chocolate comes in many forms: dark chocolate, bittersweet chocolate, unsweetened chocolate – even milk chocolate. But if you’re looking for the healthiest chocolate among the bunch, look no further than dark chocolate. Dark chocolate is made up of around 50…

Celebs Love Intermittent Fasting, Here’s Your Full Guide to Doing It Safely and Sustainably

Celebs Love Intermittent Fasting, Here's Your Full Guide to Doing It Safely and Sustainably

Intermittent fasting is one of the most wide-sweeping health trends to emerge in recent years, with celebrities far and wide touting the benefits of their time-restricted eating regimens. From Gisele Bündchen to Kourtney Kardashian, Vanessa Hudgens, Jen-An ( swoon ) and Halle Berry (…

Surprising ways to keep the brain healthy as you age

Surprising ways to keep the brain healthy as you age

Balanced diet, brain exercises, and proper rest — over the years, experts have been advocating for people to adopt these three components to maintain a healthy brain, especially as they age. However, in a talk organized by supplements company Herbalife Nutrition Philippines, The Manila…

Immune-stimulating drug may boost memory in Alzheimer’s

Immune-stimulating drug may boost memory in Alzheimer’s

Scientists examine a potential drug to improve memory in people with Alzheimer’s disease. yacobchuk/Getty Images A small clinical trial suggests that a drug that stimulates the innate immune system might improve the memory of individuals with mild or moderate Alzheimer’s disease. A 3-week course…