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Ultraprocessed Food Linked to Early Death

Eating ultraprocessed foods is a significant cause of premature death, according to researchers with the University of São Paulo in Brazil.1 The study is only the latest to find that consuming these synthetic concoctions full of vegetable (seed) oils, sugar and chemical flavorings, colorings and preservatives is wrecking human health, longevity and well-being. Previously, meta-analyses… Read More »

Misogynistic tweets linked to violence

Places where there’s a lot of misogynistic tweeting are also likely to have a lot of cases of domestic violence, a new Australian study has found. The connection to domestic and family violence can be made despite the presence of factors such as alcohol and inequality, the University of NSW study said. Examples of misogynistic… Read More »

How to live longer: Meditation linked to lower cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar

In a randomised controlled trial, 60 older adults with subjective cognitive decline were asked to meditate for 12 minutes each day for 12 weeks. The study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s disease, showed that meditation had a significant improvement in subjective memory function. Participants in the study showed improvements in sleep, mood, stress, well-being… Read More »

Fibromyalgia Linked to Extensive Brain Inflammation

Fibromyalgia, characterized by chronic, widespread pain is an often-debilitating condition that primarily affects women. While as many as 10 million Americans have fibromyalgia, its cause remains a mystery. Brain scans of fibromyalgia patients have offered hard evidence that the pain they experience is indeed real — mainly because their threshold for tolerating pain impulses is… Read More »