Are you wondering why ‘weight-bearing’ exercise is recommended to improve bone density and help prevent osteoporosis? Read more to find out why… Continue reading Lazy Bones – A quick look at bone health and exercise
The above words by Mahatma Gandhi really make me question our reaction to the current coronavirus pandemic. We seem to constantly want to fight things when it comes to health. We see viruses, bacteria and fungi all as enemies to be slain. This aggressive approach to disease is not new. For example, researchers speculate that as far back as 7,000 years ago, if you suffered … Continue reading “An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” – Mahatma Gandhi
I sometimes feel as if everyone, including myself, is going a bit mad. At random times I find myself panicking….maybe I should have joined the rush for toilet paper…maybe I should have stocked up on canned foods. Maybe…just in case…what if….is the end of the world coming? In the throes of the coronavirus pandemic it is easy to get caught up in the media frenzy, … Continue reading Virus: friend or foe?
Did you know that queen bees and worker bees are genetically identical? They have identical DNA. So what makes them so different? What makes the queen have a larger body, live a longer life and be able to lay thousands of eggs while worker bees are smaller and sterile? It’s all in what they eat! The queen bee eats nothing but royal jelly her entire … Continue reading What does a honey-bee have to do with epigenetics?