As any casual observer of the hospitality industry knows, hotel maids spend the majority of their days lugging heavy equipment around endless hallways. Basically, almost every moment of their working lives is spent engaged in some kind of physical activity. But Langer found that most of these women don’t see themselves as physically active. She […]


Research studies have previously identified the power of grape seed extract (GSE) as anti-oxidant, anti-hypertensive and anti-inflammatory.  It is so well established that it is now being evaluated in seven current clinical trials. But attention  may soon shift to GSE’s anti-cancer potential as recent groundbreaking human studies have just found  it possesses remarkable protective effects […]







A diet high in salt, along with decreased physical activity can be detrimental to cognitive health in senior citizens, according to a new study. The research, published in the Journal neurobiology of aging, reports that senior citizens who consume a lot of sodium in their diet and lead sedentary lifestyles, may be placing themselves at […]



Canadian researchers have found that eggs, often called, Mother Nature’s perfect food, may be a good candidate for cancer and heart disease prevention. Researchers at the University of Alberta examined egg yolks produced by hens fed diets primarily of wheat or corn and determined that they contain two amino acids, tyrosine and tryptophan that possess […]

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