Happy Couples Sleep Better

Happy Couples Sleep Better

Happy couples make good bedmates. New research says that when happy couples sleep together, they tend to have more and less disrupted REM (rapid eye movement) sleep. The REM phase of sleep is when we dream, it has been linked to emotion regulation, memory consolidation and creative problem-solving, the researchers said. “There is the notion […]

Fed’s Report says Recovery will not be Fast

Fed’s Report says Recovery will not be Fast

The Fed’s Beige Book report took the temperature of business activity across its 12 US districts shedding light on the depth of the economic pain generated by The China Virus, which led to an instant and unprecedented downturn. The Fed’s survey, known as the “Beige Book,” was completed in April, when non-essential businesses were shut down in […]

Techno-Tyranny in the Headlights

Techno-Tyranny in the Headlights

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is a Major Player and Threat to rights and liberties. As noted in the article, “Techno-Tyranny: How the US national Security State Is Using Coronavirus to Fulfill an Orwellian Vision,” the US is rapidly adopting an AI driven mass surveillance system rivaling that of China, and legal and structural obstacles are now being swept […]

Health Alert: Reduce Your Potential for Infection and Improve Outcomes

Health Alert: Reduce Your Potential for Infection and Improve Outcomes

There are several ways we can reduce the potential of becoming infected with C-19 coronavirus, influenza or cold viruses. If and when you do become infected, there are strategies to use to improve your outcomes. In addition to maintaining indoor humidity at 40% to 60%, below are several more suggestions to consider, as follows: Hand-washing: […]

The Majority of C-19 Patients Have More Than 1 co-Momorbidity

The Majority of  C-19 Patients Have More Than 1 co-Momorbidity

CDC provisional COVID-19 death counts revised downward to 37,308 on 1 May 2020.https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/covid19/index.htm While obesity may top the list of co-Morbidities, underlying conditions that make C-19 worse, investigations reveal most C-19 coronavirus patients have more than 1 underlying health issue. A study looking at 5,700 New York City patients found 88% had more than 1 co-Morbidity. Only 6.3% […]

President Trump Will Not Extend Social Distancing Guidelines That Expired Thursday

President Trump Will Not Extend Social Distancing Guidelines That Expired Thursday

“I do not want people to get used to this”, President Trump said. President Trump said the federal government will not be extending its coronavirus social distancing guidelines that expired Thursday. His is son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, predicted that by July the country will be “really rocking again.” “I think what you will see […]

Fresh Air, Sunshine, Walk in the Woods Improve Our Immune System

Fresh Air, Sunshine, Walk in the Woods Improve Our Immune System

Fresh air and sunshine improves our mood, but spending time in the woods boosts your natural killer cells, if there are no woods around, go to a green space, breathe and… Develop the Habits that Support Your Immune System Developing healthy habits is important to support your immune system, reduce the potential for viral infections […]

Seniors With COVID-19 May Not Have the Usual Symptoms

Seniors With COVID-19 May Not Have the Usual Symptoms

COVID-19 symptoms typically include fever, cough and shortness of breath. But for older people, the population more at risk for developing severe, life threatening complications they may exhibit none of those symptoms. Physicians say, this complicates the effort in treating them in a timely manner. According to the experts seniors may feel lethargic, sleep more […]

“For every coin we mint, be it gold or silver, we could probably sell 5 or 6 of them,” the Perth Mint

“For every coin we mint, be it gold or silver, we could probably sell 5 or 6 of them,” the Perth Mint

$GLD $XAU $SLV $XAG $USD Australia’s largest gold refinery has ramped up production of 1 kilogram bars to ease the supply squeeze in the US that helped propel a surge in the premium for New York futures. The collapse in air travel that’s grounded passenger jets used to transport gold products and virus-related disruptions to some […]

US Unemployment Numbers are High, They Were Not Caused by the Economy’s Underlying Fundamentals

US Unemployment Numbers are High, They Were Not Caused by the Economy’s Underlying Fundamentals

Friday, Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia said he is “optimistic” that the United States can recover from the current economic situation faster than in the past fundamental downturns. “Unemployment numbers are very high, much higher than we’ve seen in years past, but it is from a different cause,” Secretary Scalia said in a TV interview. “It […]

Employers May Test Employees for COVID-19 Before Allowing Their Return to Workplace

Employers May Test Employees for COVID-19 Before Allowing Their Return to Workplace

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said in guidance released Thursday that employers may administer COVID-19 coronavirus testing to employees in order to determine if they have the virus, prior to permitting them to return to the workplace.  The agency stated that this latest expansion of practical coronavirus pandemic guidance is consistent with the Americans with […]

In just a few weeks the whole world changed, it is Scary!

In just a few weeks the whole world changed, it is Scary!

“…the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”–President Franklin Delano Roosevelt In just a few weeks the whole world changed. The SARS-CoV-2 virus that triggers the infection commonly known as COVID-19 was officially called a public health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 30 January 2020. Concern over the […]

Good Health Begins in Your Mouth

Good Health Begins in Your Mouth

Dr. Dominik Nischwitz, author of “It’s All in Your Mouth: Biological Dentistry and the Surprising Impact of Oral Health on Whole Body Wellness,” discusses his “all-in-one” holistic treatment program, and why addressing your oral health can have far-reaching whole body benefits. Dr. Nischwitz is a biological dentist, like his father before him, and has served […]

“Lies, Damned Lies and Coronavirus Statistics” (Video)

“Lies, Damned Lies and Coronavirus Statistics” (Video)

“Lies, Damned Lies and Coronavirus Statistics” is a new video from The Corbett Report that shows how the COVID-19 coronavirus statistics are nothing but “manipulated, phony, hooey.” Methodically, the report explains how health leaders are massaging the numbers as they tally case statistics, deaths and fatality rates. From the way the numbers are reported, to […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is ‘On Track’ Going Back to Work

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is ‘On Track’ Going Back to Work

$RACE Workers at Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) are signing up en masse for voluntary coronavirus screening so they can return to work as soon as possible in an ambitious plan that may serve as a blueprint for manufacturers around the world anxious to restart production. Under its “Back on Track” project, Ferrari staff, families and suppliers first […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Is Not a ‘Short’ in Here

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Is Not a ‘Short’ in Here

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) stock is down just 2.5% Y-Y, when even the S&P 500 is down 11% over the same frame Ferrari is a luxury brand and trades at 35.01 PE/ratio (TTM), surprising considering the coronavirus chaos. The Big Q: Why is this happening and is it short selling opportunity? The Big A: Because Ferrari […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock ‘Races’ Ahead Despite World Virus Chaos

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock ‘Races’ Ahead Despite World Virus Chaos

$RACE COVID-19 is no match for the world’s Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) lovers, as the iconic Italian Supercar maker’s sales are strong despite the coronavirus chaos that has hammered the rest of the automotive sector. Since 23 March Ferrari stock has risen sharply about 25% with its stock +7% in the last week. Automobile makers like Ford […]

COVID-19 is Not Really a Pandemic as Pandemics Go…

COVID-19 is Not Really a Pandemic as Pandemics Go…

…it is a Power, Profit, Control Pandemic. The economic collapse is a result of precisely engineered governmental policies though those policies appear to be in the public’s best interest. COVID-19 meets the technical definition of a pandemic, and the World Health Organization (WHO) declare it so. However, the death toll is nowhere near that of real […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Trades ex-Dividend on 5 May

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Trades ex-Dividend on 5 May

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) will pay its annual dividend of 1.13 on 5 May 20. As a percentage of RACE’s closing price Friday at 161.34, this dividend works out to approximately 0.70% share Below are dividend history charts for Ferrari showing historical dividends prior to the most recent Ferrar declared. Ferrari is the Aristocrat of the […]

The Coronavirus is Driving the 1st World Headlong into ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’

The Coronavirus is Driving the 1st World Headlong into ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’

The Encyclopedia Britannica says: “The Fourth Industrial Revolution heralds a series of social, political, cultural, and economic upheavals that will unfold over the 21st century. Building on the widespread availability of digital technologies that were the result of the Third Industrial, or Digital, Revolution, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will be driven largely by the convergence of […]

Latest on the Spread of the Coronavirus Around the World

Latest on the Spread of the Coronavirus Around the World

Reported cases of the coronavirus crossed 2.14-M globally and 143,744 people have died, according to a Reuters tally as of 0200 GMT Friday. DEATHS AND INFECTIONS * For an interactive graphic tracking the global spread, open tmsnrt.rs/3aIRuz7 in an external browser. * For a U.S.-focused tracker with state-by-state and county map, open tmsnrt.rs/2w7hX9T in an external browser. AMERICAS * […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Annual Shareholders Meeting Results

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Annual Shareholders Meeting Results

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) announced today that all resolutions proposed to Shareholders at the Ferrari’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held today in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, were passed. The Shareholders approved the 2019 Annual Accounts, expressed a positive advice with respect to the Remuneration Report 2019 and approved a dividend in cash of Euro 1.13 per […]

Tips on Maintaining Good Mental Health in the War Against the Coronavirus

Tips on Maintaining Good Mental Health in the War Against the Coronavirus

Staying at home, worrying about jobs and finances, is a recipe for depression during the War against coronavirus . Below are some tips on how to maintain good mental health during this difficult time. “The current situation has many of us feeling helpless, fearful and adrift,” said Dr. Donna Anthony, chief medical officer at Gracie […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock Races Ahead Despite Coronavirus Recession, Demand ‘Far Outstrips Supply’

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Stock Races Ahead Despite Coronavirus Recession, Demand ‘Far Outstrips Supply’

$RACE Shares Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) whose iconic Supercars have proven to be very resilient during the worldwide health crisis downturn, and the company appears well-positioned to weather the overall slowdown in auto manufacturing. Since the market hit a coronavirus crisis-level low point on 23 March Ferrari stock has made a comeback, rising over 20% since then. […]

Global Money Managers Sitting on Huge ‘Cash Piles’

Global Money Managers Sitting on Huge ‘Cash Piles’

$SPY $SPX $USD $BAC Stocks may be recovering from their March lows, but investor pessimism over the health crisis’ economic damage is at very high marks with cash positions the highest since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, according to a Bank of America Corp. survey. Fund managers have shunned risk, with equity allocations the lowest since […]

Investor Sentiment is Turning Positive

Investor Sentiment is Turning Positive

$SPY $SPX The markets move from speculators to investors. There is budding optimistic investor sentiment as numerous countries have taken steps to lessen lockdown restrictions and many of the most gravely impacted countries see the flattening of their infection curves and allow non-essential workers to go back to work Now, we are seeing more and […]

Gold’s Rally Seeing 1,800 in Here

Gold’s Rally Seeing 1,800 in Here

$XAU $GLD Gold extended its strong rally to hit the highest mark in more than 7 years on concern that this health crisis will have a devastating effect on the global economy, hammering corporate earnings while driving demand for safe-havens. COMEX futures in New York moved closer to 1,800 oz, the mark last seen in […]

Ferrari (NYSE:NYSE) Culture: Passion, History, Legend, Myth…It is Italian!

Ferrari (NYSE:NYSE) Culture: Passion, History, Legend, Myth…It is Italian!

$RACE Sebastian Vettel believes the culture at Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is often “misunderstood”, and that they can return to the Top of F1. Mr. Vettel is heading into his 6th season with The Scuderia in Y 2020, after making the move from Red Bull Racing in Y 2015, but he is yet to build on the […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Delays Restart at Maranello and Modena Plants

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Delays Restart at Maranello and Modena Plants

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is extending the suspension of production at its Maranello and Modena plants by about 3 wks to 3 May after Italy’s government extended a nationwide lockdown. Ferrari, and Fiat Chrysler (NYSE:FCAU), 1st announced in mid-March that it was halting production in Italy due to disruptions in component parts shipments because of the coronavirus, it extended […]

The Automotive Market Has Gone into the Deep Freeze Except for Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Sector’s Aristocrat

The Automotive Market Has Gone into the Deep Freeze Except for Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) the Sector’s Aristocrat

$RACE The Hot automotive market began to cool in November. With good sales, but was down from Y 2018. Hang on, Y 2019 was not all bad for the sector’s Aristocrat, Ferrari. The Maranello Outfit sold and 10,131 cars, and made a record profit on each 1 of them, too, according to a new report […]

White House ‘Health Czar’ Vastly Overestimated the Virus Death Toll

White House ‘Health Czar’ Vastly Overestimated the Virus Death Toll

By 17 March 2020, COVID-19 coronavirus triggered mass hysteria in the United States. Countries around the world, including the US quarantined, closed borders, implemented curfews and recommended or enforced isolation of the populations. Here is the list of Shelter in Place orders in the US to date The Big Q: Are people infected, are people […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Will Work Hard to Mitigate the Impact of the C-virus on the Season

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Will Work Hard to Mitigate the Impact of the C-virus on the Season

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) F1 Team Boss Mattia Binotto says The Scuderia is amenable to any schedule that is proposed by other F1 bosses as they seek to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus crisis on the season. To date 9 Grands Prix have have been postponed or cancelled because of the medical crisis, leading fans […]

Fighting Against Coronavirus Anxiety

Fighting Against Coronavirus Anxiety

Americans are fighting for their psychological health now.  Many people are battling anxiety issues that threaten to become chronic without a plan of action to hold them off, as anxiety has become as contagious as the COVID-19 coronavirus. Anxiety can often lead to depression and other life challenging experiences.  According to the data, more than […]

“Cash Is Trash” as Treasury’s Printing Presses Roll, There is a Costly Negative to Holding It

“Cash Is Trash” as Treasury’s Printing Presses Roll, There is a Costly Negative to Holding It

$USD There are better assets to hold than cash as central banks print money and keep interest rates low in response to the coronavirus pandemic. “Please remember that while it does not move around in value as much as other assets, there is a costly negative return to it,” said investment manager Ray Dalio. “So, […]

We Must Be Optimistic About the Long-Term Impact of the ‘Covid Economy’

We Must Be Optimistic About the Long-Term Impact of the ‘Covid Economy’

“In the short run, we have to save lives and hibernate the economy. In the longer term we will have slower, but important changes. The pandemic raises appreciation for sick leave. We will fly less and, unfortunately, we will use less public transportation, but we will also work more from home, commuting and driving less. […]

Pressure is On UN’s WHO Chief to Step Down for Helping China Cover-up its Virus Attack

Pressure is On UN’s WHO Chief to Step Down for Helping China Cover-up its Virus Attack

The Fog of War obscures much about the novel coronavirus pandemic. But 2 facts are certain, 1) China’s Communist authorities have lied, concealed and misled about the origins of the epidemic and the toll of the virus in China, and 2) the World Health Organization has acted as Beijing’s handmaid. The result: The global toll of this […]

The People Who ‘Hate’ President Trump Have Turned the Virus National Emergency into a Political ‘Football’

The People Who ‘Hate’ President Trump Have Turned the Virus National Emergency into a Political ‘Football’

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Just In: House Dems are said to be putting together a “9/11-style commission” where they will be investigating President Trump’s response to the coronavirus. This is shocking considering America is focused on beating the deadly disease and they cant get investigations out of their minds. The people who hate Donald […]

A Solid Post Virus Crisis Rebound Ahead

A Solid Post Virus Crisis Rebound Ahead

“We were strong before we went into the health crisis, we will be strong when we come out of it,” said Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan 2 Fed regional bank Presidents expressed confidence the US economy can rebound strongly after coronavirus restrictions on consumers and businesses are lifted. “This is a public health crisis” and […]

Beyond the Virus: Refocusing on Essential Industries and Businesses

Beyond the Virus: Refocusing on Essential Industries and Businesses

Now the world now a very sharp understanding of what a Black Swan event is. Yes, we are seeing a global health crisis, and those of us who are looking are seeing the coming restructuring of the global economic order. The Key is how investors navigating to what is coming next. The Big Q: What […]

White House Now Saying Stimulus Could Exceed $10-T

White House Now Saying Stimulus Could Exceed $10-T

$BX $ICE President Trump and Top White House officials during a phone call with Wall Street executives Tuesday suggested the size of the stimulus package related to the coronavirus pandemic could hit $10-T+ and even exceed that figure. President Trump early Tuesday said he hoped to have the economy reopen by Easter, “we are opening […]

President Trump Takes Key Safety Measures at the Borders to Prevent Further Spread of the Coronavirus

President Trump Takes Key Safety Measures at the Borders to Prevent Further Spread of the Coronavirus

“I will never hesitate to take any necessary steps to protect the lives, health, and safety of the American people. I will always put the wellbeing of America first.“– President Donald J. Trump President Trump is taking action at our Northern and Southern borders to prevent further spread of the coronavirus in the United States. […]

Ending US Dependence on Chinese-Manufactured Pharmaceuticals

Ending US Dependence on Chinese-Manufactured Pharmaceuticals

China makes most generic drugs and therefore control the health of much of the world. Wednesday, Senator Tom Cotton (R:AR) and Congressman Mike Gallagher (R:WI) introduced a bill to end US dependence on Chinese-manufactured pharmaceuticals after China threatened to cut America’s access to vital drugs. “The Chinese Communist Party has threatened to cut off America’s […]

If You are Expecting President Trump to ‘Blow up’ Politically, You Will Be Disappointed

If You are Expecting President Trump to ‘Blow up’ Politically, You Will Be Disappointed

It is not impossible to evaluate the political impact of the coronavirus on President Trump’s election campaign. We can see from the Chinese experience that the incidence and impact of the disease is abating, luckily for President Xi. The Trump Administration will not let China off the hook on its dishonesty and negligence in exporting […]

The US Must Reduce Its Pharmaceutical Dependency on China, Now and Now It Is!

The US Must Reduce Its Pharmaceutical Dependency on China, Now and Now It Is!

Just In: President Trump is signing a Buy American executive order to bring more manufacturing for medical supplies back to the US, shredding China 2025. The essence of the order is to bring all of that home so that the US does not have to worry about foreign dependency. Making and Keeping America Great! President […]

British People Told to Avoid Pubs, Clubs, Theaters and Other such Social Venues

British People Told to Avoid Pubs, Clubs, Theaters and Other such Social Venues

British people need to stop non-essential social contact and avoid clubs, pubs, theaters and all unnecessary travel as the coronavirus outbreak accelerates towards the fast growth phase, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday. PM Johnson had faced a backlash after his government took a less stringent approach to tackling the virus than countries such as […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Adopts Additional Safety Measures for Its Employees

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Adopts Additional Safety Measures for Its Employees

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) stated that it has activated rigorous preventive measures to ensure the highest standards of health procedures for its employees. Ferrari’s announcement follows the decree on COVID-19 issued by the Italian Government. The workforce present in Maranello and Modena has been reduced to a minimum, while remaining personnel is working remotely, the company […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Supports the Cancellation of the Australian Grand Prix

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Supports the Cancellation of the Australian Grand Prix

$RACE Scuderia Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) fully supports the decision taken by the FIA and F1 in conjunction with the Australian Grand Prix Corporation to cancel the Australian Grand Prix (13 – 15 March) at Melbourne’s Albert Park circuit. The safety of all team members is our number one priority, especially as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) May Be Quicker Than They Looked in Winter Testing

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) May Be Quicker Than They Looked in Winter Testing

$RACE Winter Testing It is well known that conditions at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya are usually at their best in the morning, with the track getting slower and cooler as the day goes on. That means MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton’s race simulation was completed in better conditions compared to Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc. Mr. Leclerc was comfortably […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): The 1000 Mile Race at Sebring Has Been Canceled

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE): The 1000 Mile Race at Sebring Has Been Canceled

$RACE Following the announcement made by President Trump from the Oval Office Wednesday night of a wide suspension of travel by non US citizens from Europe to the USA, the leadership of the WEC has reviewed the viability of staging the Sebring 1000 Miles race planned to be held at Sebring on 20 March. After […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Factory is Open and Fully Operational

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Factory is Open and Fully Operational

$RACE Ferrari (NYSE: RACE) declared Tuesday that its factory and HQ’s are operating despite being located inside the area of Italy that has been placed under quarantine to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Ferrari employees have a reason to work! In a statement, Ferrari said that the measures introduced by the Italian government on 8 March […]

President Trump Vows ‘major’ Steps to Aid US Economy

President Trump Vows ‘major’ Steps to Aid US Economy

Monday, President Trump said he will be taking “major” steps to gird the economy against the impact of a spreading coronavirus outbreak and will discuss a payroll tax cut with congressional Republicans Tuesday. “We will be discussing a possible payroll tax cut or relief, substantial relief, very substantial relief, that’s a big number,” he told […]

Navigating Extreme Stock Market Volatility

Navigating Extreme Stock Market Volatility

$DIA, $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Forget that the major US stock indices posted a gainer last week. All that most investors will remember is a wild week that took their portfolios on a harrowing roller coaster ride. These market fluctuations are not 1 month, 1 week, but 1 day moves The weekend’s news about the […]

Traveling Is Good for Our Health

Traveling Is Good for Our Health

Americans are known for their work ethic, working on average more than most other western countries and taking fewer vacations.  In fact, Americans are 50% as likely as Europeans to travel to more than 1 country, and 29% have never been abroad. Travel is good for us, and here are studies that prove it, as […]

Social Media, Smartphone Use Affect Mental Health of Children and Teens

Social Media, Smartphone Use Affect Mental Health of Children and Teens

$FB Social Media and Smartphone use significantly affect the mental health of teenagers, according to a study published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal Researchers pored over dozens of studies that implicated smartphone and social media use in the increase of “mental distress, self-injurious behavior and suicidality among youth.” In 1 US study, the […]

Nature Benefits Our Health

Nature Benefits Our Health

Humans’ alienation from nature can lead to “diminished use of the senses, attention difficulties and higher rates of physical and emotional illnesses” The evidence shows we can boost our health and well-being by taking time to revel in nature, and there is even research showing just how much time one should spend in nature to reap […]

Investors Must Avoid Undue Reactions to Virus Story

Investors Must Avoid Undue Reactions to Virus Story

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX I herewith urge all investors to avoid making hasty decisions after China announced a rise in cases of a deadly new virus that the media says threatens to crimp global economic growth. Stocks markets pulled back worldwide Monday on the supposition that investors are worried about the potential economic impact of […]

Eggs and Heart Disease

Eggs and Heart Disease

The current controversy over consumption of eggs would push anyone over the edge. Because eggs are 1 of the richest sources of cholesterol and almost 100-M North American adults have high cholesterol, many experts warn that eating eggs can increase your risk of heart disease and heart attacks. Although most of our cholesterol is made […]

2020: What You Need to Know About the Ketogenic Diet

2020: What You Need to Know About the Ketogenic Diet

1. Overview The ketogenic or “keto” diet is a low-carb, high-fat diet designed to promote the body’s metabolism running on fats and ketones rather than carbohydrates and sugars. The ketogenic diet is designed to promote ketosis, the fat metabolism often associated with fasting 2. Some History In Y 1921 endocrinologist Rollin Woodyatt discovered ketone bodies […]

Processed Food Increase Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Processed Food Increase Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Store-bought chicken nuggets, jelly donuts and energy bars may taste delicious. But a large, new study warns that the more of these and other highly processed foods you consume, the greater your risk for type 2 diabetes. Every 10% increase in the amount of “ultra-processed” food translated into a 15% increase in the risk for […]

Our Brains and Bodies Benefit from Playing

Our Brains and Bodies Benefit from Playing

Play Makes You Smarter, Kinder and Braver, and is important for the generation of well-being. The replacement of physical play with technological gadgetry has many experts worried, as research shows playing makes people smarter, braver and kinder. Dr. Stuart Brown, founder of the National Institute for Play, a nonprofit corporation is “committed to bringing the […]

CBD Oil is Not a Dietary Supplement, Fed Cracks Down

CBD Oil is Not a Dietary Supplement, Fed Cracks Down

CBD Excluded From FDA’s Dietary Supplement Definition According to the FDA’s consumer update, dated 25 November 2019, there is a lack of scientific information supporting the safety of CBD in food, stressing that:“It is currently illegal to market CBD by adding it to a food or labeling it as a dietary supplement.” In short, CBD […]

New Year’s Resolution: Eat REAL Food

New Year’s Resolution: Eat REAL Food

More Than Half of All Americans Are Chronically Ill The cost of health care in the US has increased over the past year accounting for 17% of GDP. But even though the US spends more than $3-T on health care each year, it is the worst performing system ranked by multiple aspects of healthcare. The […]

Daily Meditation: the Path to Happier, Healthier Life

Daily Meditation: the Path to Happier, Healthier Life

There is growing evidence revealing that meditation can make us healthier and happier. For example, brain imaging technology suggests meditation actually changes the human brain in a number of beneficial ways. MRI scans have shown that long-term meditation can alter the structure of the cerebral cortex. Additionally, brain regions associated with attention and sensory processing […]

Drink Good Water Cold!

Drink Good Water Cold!

70% of the Earth is water, 60% of our body is water, and water along with sleep is another thing we take for granted. Drinking water is 1 of the easiest ways to speed up digestion, burn calories, and improve metabolism. The recommended minimum is 8 glasses a day, but drinking more definitely does not […]

Giving Thanks is Good

Giving Thanks is Good

Gratitude involves affirming the good in your life and recognizing its sources. It is the understanding that life owes you nothing, and that the good things in your life are gifts that cannot be taken for granted. Focusing on gratitude has become a growing trend in recent years, and for good reason. There is a […]

Buying Pets Online is Asking for Trouble

Buying Pets Online is Asking for Trouble

In Y 2016, the USDA ruled that pet dealers selling animals online must have a federal license, because the prospective owners could not meet the animals in person to review their health condition. However, if an online breeder offers to bring the animal to you in a neutral location, such as a parking lot, the […]

The Timing of Breakfast Impacts the Body’s Responses to Exercise

The Timing of Breakfast Impacts the Body’s Responses to Exercise

New evidence suggests you can reap important health benefits by exercising in a fasted state. Research published in the August 2019 issue of The Journal of Nutrition found that skipping breakfast before exercise helps curb food intake for the remainder of the day, resulting in an overall energy deficit, in this case averaging 400 calories per […]

The New Science of Sleep and Dreams (Video)

The New Science of Sleep and Dreams (Video)

In this featured video, professor Matthew Walker, PhD., founder and director of the University of California Berkeley’s Center for Human Sleep Science and author of the book “Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams,” shares the latest discoveries about sleep and how it impacts virtually every area of our physical and mental […]

Smart Coffee Drinking

Smart Coffee Drinking

The Big Q: Do you reach for a cup as soon as you wake in the morning? The Big A: If you do, well that is doing it wrong. According to science, you do not actually need coffee until 10 am. Human bodies are governed by a 24 hour cycle called the circadian clock in […]

These Foods Will Damage Your Heart

These Foods Will Damage Your Heart

The findings are scheduled to be presented Saturday at an American Heart Association meeting, in Philadelphia. Grab & Go foods are an easy option for busy lives, but if you opt for ultra-processed foods a lot, you may pick up something you do not want; heart disease. About 55% of Americans’ daily calories come from […]

Frequent Marijuana Smokers 2X Odds for a Stroke

Frequent Marijuana Smokers 2X Odds for a Stroke

Smoking marijuana does not do one’s heart or your brain any favors, 2 new studies shows. Frequent marijuana smokers are more than 2X as likely to suffer a stroke compared with those who do not partake, the 1st study found. They are also more likely to be hospitalized for a dangerously erratic heart rhythm, according […]

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