Results of epidemiological studies have suggested that consumption of green tea could lower the risk of type 2 diabetes. Intervention studies show that green tea may decrease blood glucose levels, and also increase satiety. This study was conducted to examine the postprandial effects of green tea on glucose levels, glycemic index, insulin levels and satiety in healthy … [Read more...] about Green Tea Effects on Blood Glucose, Insulin Levels Revealed in New Study
Sinking your chi is a very important skill to learn to keep your body healthy. As we move from Winter into the Spring sinking your chi helps you clear out old energies in your body. The simple fact is that during the Winter most people do not sink their chi. The chi in the body becomes stuck and does not easily move downward. Chi becomes stagnant in the winter season … [Read more...] about How do You Sink your Chi?
Beyond all of the principles and forms of Qigong there is a very important requirement to training. This requirement is patience. A lot of students of Qigong come to the understanding that patience not only grows during the practice but also in their daily lives. There is a multitude of levels when it comes to patience. There is the patience to see the practice through, the … [Read more...] about Patience in Practice and Life
Could gargling with green tea prevent flu? It contains compounds called catechins, which have been shown, in lab research, to prevent the infection. One small Japanese study at the University of Shizuoka showed that nursing home residents who gargled with green tea three times a day for three months were less likely to get flu than those who did not. Larger clinical … [Read more...] about Gargle Green Tea to Fight Off Flu Bugs
Study finds correlation between meditation and higher telomerase activity Take a minute, breathe deeply and clear absolutely everything out of your mind. Breathe in. Breathe out. Feel the breath as it passes through your nostrils and ascends into your nose. How do you feel? According to researchers at UC Davis and UC San Francisco, meditation, including simple … [Read more...] about Meditation linked to longer cell life