Category: Health

Turns Out Wine is good for your brain…. Nice to hear.

Here’s news worth toasting to: Drinking a glass of red wine every day can help keep your brain healthy down the road for as many as seven and a half extra years, reports a new study in Alzheimer’s & Dementia. Recent news from a study in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience suggests that wine is good for your brain. To me, this is not a surprise; my brain always seems to be especially perky after a glass or two of wine. But the study actually suggests that specialized training in wine might actually enhance your brain—in fact, studying...

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Drink Wine, Drink water!

What is Alkaline Water? it’s water with a pH level higher than 7. Normal tap water typically has a pH level of 7. Is alkaline water good for you? Yes, alkaline water is good for you. Our water is a structured water. The water goes through an intense purification process before adding back in essential minerals. Alakline water is higher in pH levels than your tap water. More About Tru Alka’s Process Tru Alka, through its proprietary formula, begins with water which has been intensely purified. We then add back in minerals of calcium, magnesium and potassium. Now here is...

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This 107-year-old’s secret to a long life? Four bottles of red wine a day

Antonio Docampo García, from the northwestern Spanish region of Galicia, only drank red wine. 12 FEBRUARY 2016 • Antonio Docampo García, who died last week at the grand old age of 107, attributed his longevity to his drinking habits – four bottles of red wine a day, and no water. Mr Docampo liked to have two bottles of wine with lunch, and another two with dinner, his family told reporters. “When we were both at home we could get through 200 litres of wine a month. He never drank water” “He could drink a litre and a half all...

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Here’s The Real Difference Between Factory-Farmed And Grass-Fed Meat

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in 1970, the average American ate about 129 pounds of meat over the course of the year. After a relatively steady incline through the decades, meat consumption peaked in 2004, at over 145 pounds per capita per year. Interestingly though, in 2012, the number dropped, back down to 132 pounds. This could be attributed to Americans’ growing awareness and concern over the state of the meat industry. Factory-farmed animals live with little dignity as they’re treated purely as commodities; they’re fed biologically inadequate diets, pumped with hormones and antibiotics, are kept in cramped...

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