IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research showing those who talk about themselves may be telling you more than they realize.
MAKING CHANGES: By including this one change in your daily routine, you’ll experience many of the benefits you may have only seen others enjoy.
FACT OR FICTION: Can you identify Akitas?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today is research showing what you likely already know - financial unrest is not good for your waistline.
MAKING CHANGES: How you eat is as important as what you eat. Making one small change may help you reduce your potential for obesity.
FACT OR FICTION: Can you fly?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: modest long-term weight loss may be achieved no matter what diet plan you choose.
MAKING CHANGES: However, while you may lose a bit of weight, the diet plan you choose may not improve your health or help you maintain your weight loss.
FACT OR FICTION: Do you love mysteries?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: you’ll discover that gender differences - whether in animal or human - are regulated by hormones in your brain that you cannot control.
MAKING CHANGES: No changes today! Just a few hints to help your current relationships.
FACT OR FICTION: You’ve heard that fish have to move in order to breathe. The idea is that water flows in the mouth and out through the gills, extracting oxygen from the water along the way. However, there is one fish that doesn’t move when it’s cold and doesn’t need to move to breathe.
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: you’ll discover researchers have proven what the Bible has been saying for centuries . . . gratefulness, and expressing gratitude, actually makes you healthier.
MAKING CHANGES: There are many different ways of expressing gratitude. We’ll give you a couple to get started.
FACT OR FICTION: With over 1 million different types that roam the Earth, 40% are the most biodiverse. Scientist think it might be so the species can survive disasters. And, although they are everywhere, there is one continent where there is only one that lives!
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: you’ll discover researchers found people who are lonely may suffer worse cold symptoms.
MAKING CHANGES: Widening your social circle of friends may not just improve your symptoms from a cold, but also protect you against psychological stress.
FACT OR FICTION: Your body uses different cells to accomplish different tasks. Did you know that these particular types of cells outnumber your body cells?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: you’ll discover that researchers found topical curcumin is more effective on your skin for specific conditions that taking curcumin supplements for other conditions.
MAKING CHANGES: It’s a simple change!
FACT OR FICTION: Mosquitoes are a challenge. They bite. The bites itch. They can get infected or carry disease. The chemical in repellant (DEET) has significant health effects. What’s the alternative? Actually, your cat has the answer!
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: you’ll discover that while exposure to bacteria may support your immune system (as discussed yesterday), exposure to dust mites does not.
MAKING CHANGES: There are several ways to reduce your exposure to dust mites that multiply and thrive in your bedding.
FACT OR FICTION: Did you know that wreckage from the Twin Towers is now sailing the seas as part of . . .
FACT OR FICTION: Did you know that although sugar has only 15 calories in one teaspoon, it’s not the calories that are the problem?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: you’ll discover those nutty, green avocados not only taste great but may also reduce your risk of metabolic disease and type 2 diabetes.
MAKING CHANGES: Making simple changes in your dietary habits may reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes or reduce the amount of medication you need daily.
FACT OR FICTION: Can 13 happen on an ear of corn?