Saturday, August 29, 2015 Elul 14, 5775
An apple a day keeps the doctor away? Or, what appears to be more accurate: An apple peel a day might help keep cancer at bay, according to a new Cornell study. Cornell researchers have identified a dozen compounds -- triterpenoids -- in apple peel that either inhibit or kill cancer cells in laboratory cultures. Three of the compounds have...
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A Mediterranean diet halves the chances of developing progressive inflammatory lung disease, reveals a large study, published by Thorax . Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is an umbrella term for chronic progressive lung disease, such as emphysema and bronchitis. It is expected to become the third leading cause of death worldwide by 2020, with cigarette smoking the primary factor in its...
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Good enough to eat, these masks uncover the delicious you
Get your skin glowing this summer with a fruit, yogurt and honey skin-care application created by Christopher Watt, a Hollywood aesthetician to celebrities such as Halle Berry and Jennifer Lopez, as a whimsical way to introduce honey as a soothing applicant. Because honey has enzymes, vitamins and other minerals that are beneficial to the skin, Watt recommends using it as...
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Travels with Charley -- or Jake -- call for some special trip tips
Bubba/zayde alert! There are more than 70 million grandparents in the United States, and many have a passion for travel, providing an incredible opportunity to share this love with the kinder . Traveling with grandkids offers a unique bonding activity that can't be experienced during a family get-together or a short visit. Travel-and-lifestyle expert Nan Zimmerman has partnered with BoomerTowne.com...
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As summer heats up, a natural chemical may change the way you feel about life
Imagine if a naturally occurring chemical in your body could help make you feel more calm and relaxed, but it would only work during the long days of summer. The same chemical would, instead, make you aggressive and nasty when you were exposed to less daylight during the winter. That's exactly what occurs for a specific species of mouse, according...
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