Monash researchers have unlocked a key process in all human cells that contributes to diseases like cancer and neurodegenerative diseases as well as ageing. The discovery reveals how cells efficiently get rid of cellular junk, which when it accumulates, can trigger death and the health problems associated with getting older.
Artificial sweeteners are one of diet soda’s main ingredients. But studies have shown that the artificial sweeteners within diet sodas can cause a series of health problems. We decided to take a look at what happens to the body when you only drink diet soda. Following is a transcript of the video.
Ariana Marciano is adding to her collection of about 75 tattoos at Body Electric, a tattoo and piercing studio on trendy Melrose Avenue in Hollywood. “I think they’re so cool and I think they’re visually really nice to look at,” she says. There’s a ram’s head, an elk, a green-and-peach praying mantis, a love bug and a moth. Today she’s getting a ladybug.
Our bodies do all sorts of kooky things. Sometimes it can annoy us, or just confuse us. Small things like sneezing or blushing can seem unnecessary, but many of these tiny strange bodily functions are actually ways for your body to defend itself against creeping health issues. Just like allergies trying to defeat ‘invaders’. The achy joints and ticklish sides are the spears and swords in your body’s fight to survive.
If zero-calorie sweeteners sound too good to be true, they just might be.
El debate sobre si la exposición de los teléfonos celulares causa tumores cerebrales puede ser contraproducente. Piense en el número de personas que conoce que cargan y usan sus teléfonos celulares todos los días. De acuerdo con las Naciones Unidas, hay más personas en el mundo con teléfonos celulares que con acceso a sanitarios.1
New experiments in methods for cooking rice suggest that if you do it the “normal” way, you may be setting yourself up for certain health problems, including heart disease, diabetes and cancer, the Independent reports. This means if you simply boil rice in a pan until the water is out, you need to change your ways: Let it soak overnight; wash and rinse it until the water is clear; then drain and boil it at a ratio of 5 parts water to 1 part rice.
A recent study at Oregon State University has identified specific intake levels of xanthohumol, a natural flavonoid found in hops, that significantly improved some of the underlying markers of metabolic syndrome in laboratory animals and also reduced weight gain.