It is well known that eating leafy greens will help you live a longer, healthier life, but what about living near them? A new study published by researchers at the Harvard T.C. Chan School of Public Health looks at the effects of the presence of vegetation on the longevity of women and shows that the impact is indeed long-lasting. The … Read More

Many of us love spicy foods and associate them with our favorite regional cuisines. However, it may be surprising to know that although chili peppers emerged 100,000 years ago in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil, it wasn’t until Columbus embarked on his journey around the world that chili peppers began to emerge in African, European, or Asian cuisines. Embed from Getty Images … Read More

Exercise is important in people’s daily lives, as proven by the multitude of health blogs, nutrition magazines, P90X commercials, and online newspaper articles circulating in the media. However, with jobs, school, and overall busy lives, it’s important to ask a critical question before committing to a consistent fitness lifestyle: “How much exercise is enough so that I can … Read More

The search for everlasting youth may near its end with bowhead whales as the answer. Beginning with the question of why some animals live longer than others, scientists from the University of Liverpool looked to one of the longest living mammals: the bowhead whale. These whales are known to live up to 200 years with … Read More

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