7 Brain Foods for Kids

7 Brain Foods for Kids Children’s brains grow and change rapidly. The foods they eat are important. “These years are critical for brain development, and what they eat affects focus and cognitive skills,” says psychiatrist Drew Ramsey, MD, co-author of The Happiness Diet and Fifty Shades of Kale. These seven foods can help kids stay sharp and affect how their…

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How does Hypnosis Decrease the Risk of Side Effects for Crohn’s Patients after surgery?

Hypnosis works on the body, says Laurie Keefer, the director of psychosocial research in gastroenterology at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine. It has been shown to alter pain perception and suppress the secretion of stress hormones. When people are in the extremely relaxed, focused state induced by hypnosis, they are open to therapeutic suggestion and…

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How Does Stuffing Yourself in Your Imagination Prevent Weight Gain?

The holiday season has begun and along with it the anticipation of a traditional festive diet. But if you want to protect yourself against the pounds, pushing thoughts of apple and pumpkin pies out of your mind might be counterproductive: indulging thoughts of eating a particular food may help us to eat less of the…

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