IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: you’ll discover the epidemic of opioid addiction in the U.S. is not fueled by street drugs, but rather prescription painkillers.
MAKING CHANGES: Pain control is most appropriately addressed by discovering the cause and treating it - instead of treating the symptoms. There are more natural ways of reducing chronic pain and discomfort that don’t lead to addiction.
FACT OR FICTION: You might think that all mammals can jump, but this one can’t. It purrs like a cat and lives 70 years. Do you know what it is?Read more
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: you’ll find research from the University of Illinois may point out how you feel about where your food is coming from.
MAKING CHANGES: No changes today - just some ideas about what might be important as you buy your food.
FACT OR FICTION: If your cat sound different today than she did yesterday, you might just be right. But, did you know the reason for the difference in communication?
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Researchers have found consumers are becoming more educated about what’s important when purchasing food. More frequently now you are looking for foods that have not used genetically engineered products or GMOs, no growth hormones and more.
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: you’ll discover researchers find areas of the world that ban trans fat also experience a reduction in a significant health problem.
MAKING CHANGES: It’s simple, but not always easy, to give up trans fats - and we’ll tell you how.
FACT OR FICTION: The bite is perfectly circular, they live in the ocean and belong to a species which most people fear. They are small in size but fierce. Know what they are?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: you’ll discover that migraine headaches may do more than cause intense pain and visual auras.
MAKING CHANGES: We’ll give you several strategies you may use to reduce the number of migraine headaches you experience each month without using dangerous drugs.
FACT OR FICTION: Cleaning and grooming is part of their everyday routine. But, did you know it can take up to 50% of their day and it’s not all about looking good?
IN YOUR DAILY DOSE: today are results from research that links specific kind of dairy products to a higher incidence of depression.
MAKING CHANGES: Switching from full-fat to low-fat isn’t nearly as difficult as you might think - but the question is, do you want to?
FACT OR FICTION: He’s man’s best friend, but you might be surprised to find out what 70% of owners do with their pets!
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?Read more
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 what you may already know - quality sleep improves your overall mood.
MAKING CHANGES: I’ll give you specific strategies to improve the quality of the sleep you get.
FACT OR FICTION: Did you know that a drug used on humans also has a significant effect on flowers? Just 1 mg of this and your flowers stay fresher one week longer than expected!