Understanding the Health Benefits of Moderate Red Wine Consumption

Earlier epidemiological studies suggested that alcohol-and therefore, wine, beer and spirits, was the compound responsible for claimed health benefits despite its negative effects such as alcoholism and social impacts, cognitive developmental deficiencies, fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), and increased risk of breast cancer in women are undisputed. In moderate consumption, alcohol has been shown to increase the amount of tPA, or tissue Plasminogen Activator, a substance that catalyzes the conversion of plasminogen to plasmin, the major enzyme responsible for clot breakdown. And in the May 31, 2009 issue, Wine Spectator cites a Stanford University research which claims that aldehyde dehydrogenase-2 (ALDH2) enzymes process the alcohol and "eliminate toxic byproducts created by the breakdown of fats in cells during a heart attack. …

How Understanding Your Thoughts and Listening to Your Heart Affect Your Life

You will always hear parents, grandparents, friends, or colleagues tell you, “Use your brains to think what’s right and wrong” and then there are others who will tell you, “Listen to your heart and ask yourself what exactly you want”. So what do we do then if you’re in a predicament not know what decision you are going to make? Whether you’re businessman, running your own business, online or offline, or an employee, working for a company, or even a student, studying in school, our brain and heart will always determine what our final decision will be. Why do you think there are so many people who are fickle minded? They can’t seem to make a solid decision and stick …

Understanding Prepping and Survival Tips

Prepping is a phenomenon that has become so widely spread and popular in the recent years. This has gone to an extent of the making of TV shows that focus on prepping. There are people who are extremely prepped for catastrophe that could possibly hit the world and this is something that has caught the eyes of the public. Simply defined, prepping is preparing for the uncertain future. This means that we are all technically peppers. This is because everyone is busy preparing for life. However, there are people who prepare more than others and go an extra mile. This is what makes preppers stand out from the rest of us. The prepping culture Prepping has really spiked over time. …