NATURE AND HEALTH


  • BENEFITS OF PLANTS ON YOUR HEALTH

    BENEFITS OF PLANTS ON YOUR HEALTH

    1. Plants Reduce Stress Scientists agree that houseplants can improve your outlook. Research suggests that plants have a positive effect on stress reduction, pain tolerance, and physical discomfort — but environmental psychologists aren’t exactly sure why this happens. It could be that plants simply make a room more colorful and attractive. Or, an indoor brush…


  • IMMUNITY

    IMMUNITY

    What is Immunity? Immunity refers to the body’s ability to prevent the invasion of pathogens. Pathogens are foreign disease-causing substances, such as bacteria and viruses, and people are exposed to them every day. Antigens are attached to the surface of pathogens and stimulate an immune response in the body. An immune response is the body’s defense system…


  • EFFECTS OF YOGA ON PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH

    EFFECTS OF YOGA ON PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH

    In the last years, a new view on mental healthcare has been formed on mental healthcare, called positive psychology. This new view states, that mental health is not solely comprised of a reduction of negativesymptoms, such as stress or depression, but positive experiences as well, such as emotional well-being, happiness and self-realization. Yoga, among other…


  • SAW PALMETTO

    SAW PALMETTO

    Saw palmetto is an extract used in herbal remedies that is thought to affect testosterone levels. But what conditions can it be safely used to treat and does it work? Remedies containing saw palmetto alone, or mixed with other herbs, are sold widely in the United States and Europe. As with all herbal remedies, it…


  • MEDITATION

    MEDITATION

    What is Meditation? Meditation is the delicate art of doing nothing and letting go of all efforts to relax in your true nature, which is love, joy, and peace. The practice of meditation gives you deep rest. It is essential to reduce stress levels and maintain mental hygiene. The benefits of meditation are manifold –…


  • Ashwagandha

    Ashwagandha

    What is ashwagandha? Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), also known as Indian Ginseng, is an herb used in Ayurveda, the traditional medicine of India. Its root has a horsey smell and is said to confer the strength and virility of a horse. In Sanskrit, ashva means “horse” and gandha means “smell.” Various parts of the plant are used,…


  • BENEFITS OF SWEATING

    BENEFITS OF SWEATING

    When we see or smell sweat, many of us may think it’s sticky, hot, humid — yuck! Then how can there be any benefits of sweating. It gets a bad wrap. But the truth is — we need sweat. So, we’re changing the narrative of sweat because we believe the best things in life make…


  • IMPORTANCE OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND NUTRITION

    IMPORTANCE OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND NUTRITION

    Weight loss may be the first thing that comes to mind when you hear words like exercise, physical activity, nutrition, diet, and healthy eating, but there’s much more to it. A lifestyle that consists of physical activity and proper nutrition is important to your overall quality of life, more than just the benefit of weight…


  • FOODS TO IMPROVE LIVER HEALTH

    FOODS TO IMPROVE LIVER HEALTH

    The liver is a powerhouse of an organ. It performs a variety of essential tasks, ranging from producing proteins, cholesterol, and bile to storing vitamins, minerals, and even carbohydrates. It also breaks down toxins like alcohol, medications, and natural byproducts of metabolism. Keeping your liver in good shape is important for maintaining health. 1. Coffee…


  • Benefits of Coconut Water