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How diet impact health and well-being

From the standpoint of heart health, the Tsimane are a model group. A population indigenous to the Bolivian Amazon, the Tsimane demonstrate next to no heart disease. They have minimal hypertension, low prevalence of obesity and and their cholesterol levels are relatively healthy. And those factors don’t seem to change with age. Also minimal is… Read More »

Can you actually be 'scared to death'? The frightening ways fear can impact your body

Fear can cause your heart to race and your body to sweat. A wave of nausea may overwhelm you as your chest tightens and breathing becomes increasingly difficult. Some may appear faint — while others start to tremble. Many who experience these overwhelming sensations describe feeling “scared to death.” The popular phrase may sound dramatic, but… Read More »