The brain takes 20 minutes to receive the message that you are full—regardless of how much you’ve eaten in that time. So an ideal strategy for dieters is to begin with water-rich food, such as melon. By the time you move on to the main meal, you’re already starting to feel full. And that’s a good thing.
A report from University of Tokyo Medical School reported that nearly 80% of patients reacted positively to magnet therapy.
The conclusion arrived at holds that unmanaged reactions to stress are a more dangerous risk factor for cancer and heart disease than either cigarette smoking or high cholesterol foods. That makes unmanaged stress Numero Uno in the panoply of Things That Will Kill Us. But it makes sense. If I’m not managing stress, I’m succumbing to it in all sorts of nasty ways.
FACTOID: Stress and dissatisfaction levels in the workplace are currently at 65%. That’s up from the mid 40’s in 1987. Obvious conclusion: Stress is on the rise.
There are a handful of well-respected studies indicating that acupuncture can be an effective treatment for a range of conditions, like chronic headaches, osteoarthritis, depression in pregnancy and low back pain.
Many women get PMS headaches, and they often manifest behind the eyes. A good way to counter them long term is to eat foods rich in zinc.