Nature connectedness

The ability of interaction with nature to enhance healing and growth, is called Ecotherapy. This ability includes experiences such as: walking outdoors, hiking, gardening, laying on the beach, swimming in the ocean, “forest bathing”, running, cycling, watching and listening to nature, walking barefoot on the Earth’s surface, interacting with animals, stargazing, having a picnic in Read more about Nature connectedness[…]

Intermittent fasting as an antioxidant

 “Both intermittent and periodic fasting result in benefits ranging from prevention to the enhanced treatment of diseases” √, Cell Metabolism study from 2016. During fasting we obtain energy thanks to fat reserves and ketogenic bodies, and it helps us not to depend so much on our glucose (sugar) stores for energy. Intermittent fasting (IMF), helps Read more about Intermittent fasting as an antioxidant[…]

Key habits of the oldest community in the world. Ikigai (III)

They usually practice daily soft movements, morning warm-up exercises, stretching, oriental disciplines such as Tai Chi, Qigong, Yoga, all of which are very beneficial for the balance of the soul, body and mind, and very appropriate for the elderly. What are the keys to their habits and lifestyle? They all have a vegetable garden, or Read more about Key habits of the oldest community in the world. Ikigai (III)[…]

The secret for a long and happy life: ikigai (I)

People in Okinawa, the island with the oldest population in the world, follow healthy lifestyles that connect them with their ikigai. According to them, everyone has an ikigai, a unique talent, a passion that gives meaning to your life. Studies have shown that the keys to a long life are: diet, physical exercise, having a Read more about The secret for a long and happy life: ikigai (I)[…]

The secret to a long and happy life: ikigai (II). Habits.

Studies carried out in places with more longevity in the world, confirm that those who live the longest are not those who play the most sport, but those who move the most. When the inhabitants of Ogimi (Okinawa, Japan), the oldest community in the world, are asked about their philosophy of life or their ikigai, Read more about The secret to a long and happy life: ikigai (II). Habits.[…]

What foods cause inflammation in our body?

There is increasing scientific evidence that inflammation is behind most diseases.  What foods cause inflammation? If you are interested in what research studies from the last 5 years have to say about inflammation and, anti-inflammatory food and practices, you can read PubMed’s biomedical research publications at this link. References and studies Anti-inflammatory Practise✔     Read more about What foods cause inflammation in our body?[…]