Superfoods: Do we really need them?

In this day and age everyone is trying to find a balance in their lives especially with their food and most of them might have heard about this term. Superfood as such is no official category of food, but some of the regular food items have been named this because they contain massive amounts of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. There is no definitive criteria of classifying a food item as superfood. But in general most of the superfoods are plant based and some are fish and dairy based ones. In this article we will try to find out whether you really need them or is it just as said by Despina Hyde, a registered dietician with the weight management program at New York University’s Langone Medical Center, a marketing tool.

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Reiki: is it worth the time?

Reiki is a Japanese term made from two words- Rei which means “Gods wisdom or Higher power” and Ki which means “Life Force or Life Energy”. It’s now being used in more than 1000 hospitals in the US as a complimentary therapy. It is as said a complimentary one and a substitue for your regular medications and procedures. It supports body’s natural healing abilities, which is the important point to remember. But till now there has been no scientific evidence whether this works or not, but it also does not mean thet it doesn’t. But is it worth your time?

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Top 5 apps for Meditation

There are a lot of apps out there for meditation in the large ecosystem of mobile and computers. Some of them are pretty good and some are just a method of looting a consumer into buying the app or any subscription and not delivering what is promised. As such there are thousands of videos on YouTube which are a less expensive way of learning the techniques of meditation.

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Health Outcomes of Overwork

Karoshi (カロシ) is a Japanese term literally meaning “overwork death” which is occupational sudden mortality. Japanese people over the last few decades have been working longer hours compared to what they did in the late 20th century. This overwork increased their incomes but is not untouched by the adverse health effects especially mental health. The overtime usually is unpaid work people do because of the fear of losing their jobs.

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