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Room lighting affects mood and decision-making

Posted February 24, 2014

A new study published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology reports that different lighting conditions can have a major impact on your mood. Researchers from the University of Toronto Scarborough in Canada and Northwestern University in Illinois conducted six studies, using different lighting conditions for each. They then asked study participants to rate various items, such as how attractive they thought someone was, how spicy a chicken wing sauce was and how they felt about certain words.

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Some secrets of longevity: Trim the weight, expand your education, and enjoy your job

Posted January 27, 2014

The average life expectancy in the United States has fallen behind that of other industrialized nations as the American income gap has widened. In addition, better health habits, including those involving weight control, nutrition, and exercise, clearly influence the effects of aging among segments of the U.S. population.

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Higher vitamin D levels associated with better cognition and mood in PD patients

Posted January 17, 2014

A new study exploring vitamin D levels in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) opens up the possibility of a new avenue of early intervention that may delay or prevent the onset of cognitive impairment and depression. The findings are published in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease.

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Music through sport – jymmin improves your mood

Posted January 9, 2014

Working out and making music at the same time – scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig retrofitted conventional fitness machines to produce music during a workout. Not only do these “jymmin” machines reduce physical exertion during exercise. The researchers have now proven that they also have a mood-enhancing effect: After strength training with musical feedback, a person’s mood improves significantly. It appears that hormones are responsible for this beneficial effect on mood.

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Platinum Soursop-The natural health supplement to improve immune system and enhance Mood is finally available for purchase

Posted December 24, 2013

The latest addition in the Health Industry, Platinum Soursop is the 100% pure formulation of Brazilian Graviola extract which has long been used for its healing properties. The extract recently gained the attention of the National Health Sciences Institute and a popular health expert who popularized it as a health supporting substance.

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This Amino Acid Proving to be a Breakthrough in Treating Mood Disorders

Posted December 20, 2013

Before there was psychiatry and neurology, there was neuropsychiatry. It argued that diseases of the body had internal and external factors. It’s only been in the last 20 years, since science has understood that relationship between autoimmune diseases and neuropsychiatric disorders, that the field has made significant strides.

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Tea benefits: weight loss, improved bone health and mood

Posted November 10, 2013

That moment in the morning when tea drinkers take their first warm sip can be amazing. And now, 12 new articles from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition show that tea may indeed be a magical elixir, as it was shown to promote weight loss, prevent chronic illnesses and improve mood.

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Yoga improves mood, reduces anxiety and depression

Posted November 7, 2013

Modern-day yoga practice has been relegated to an exercise form for feeling good and boosting energy levels while losing weight. This simplistic approach, while offering a partial truth, negates the vast and deep implications of an ancient mind-body science on the health of the practitioner. Modern medicine is finally waking up to the fact that techniques in yoga are possible solutions to health issues in an all encompassing way, and not by separating the body and mind as two entities at odds with one another. It is also acknowledging the fact that yoga can heal what drugs may not be able to, and studies have been conducted to pinpoint the exact effects of yoga on certain illnesses.

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Kiwifruit daily can improve mood and energy

Posted August 23, 2013

Eating two kiwifruit a day can improve a person’s mood and give them extra energy, new research from the University of Otago, Christchurch (UOC) shows. Over a six-week period, normally-healthy young men either ate two kiwifruit a day or half a kiwifruit daily as part of a research study into the potential mood-enhancing effects of the fruit.

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Brain imaging studies may shore-up links between chocolate consumption and cognition, mood and behaviour

Posted August 7, 2013

Combining functional brain imaging techniques in to behavioural research may help researchers uncover the immediate and long term effects of chocolate consumption on cognition, mood and behaviour, say researchers.

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