Here is a good example of nutrigenomics: In 2006, researchers made a fascinating discovery: After dozens of studies found that drinking coffee escalates heart-attack risk, this new inquiry revealed that while coffee did up the hazard significantly for some, the exact opposite was true for others.
Finding deep, restorative sleep can be challenging after a long day, whether you are active or sedentary. Monotonous movement — or lack thereof — at work or home can create tension and pressure on the joints and spine. A gentle yoga routine performed before bedtime can help quiet the mind, lower stress and blood pressure, release muscle tension, and loosen stiff joints.
There’s been a stark rise in autoimmune disorders over the past 50 years, from type 1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis to celiac disease and asthma. What is autoimmune disorder? The first step toward a cure is understanding and controlling the causes.