Reiki (pronounced RAY-kee) is a safe, gentle, and nonintrusive healing technique. It was developed by a Japanese Buddhist priest, Mikao Usui, who brought it to thousands of students and eventually opened a Reiki clinic in Tokyo in 1922. Reiki was once taught as a part of ancient Buddhist philosophy and while Reiki is spiritual in nature, it is not a religion.
While sunglasses are often worn for style, they can also help you maintain healthy eyes and prevent future vision loss.
The recent World Cup showcased some of the planet’s fittest athletes, but even much older adults can benefit from playing soccer. A group of 27 previously untrained men ages 63 to 75 began twice-weekly soccer sessions. After four months, they showed substantial improvements in aerobic fitness and muscle strength.
By Pamela Bump
As companion planting creates a beneficial bond or “friendship” between plants in the garden, there are also plants that pose as foes to other crops.
By: Pamela Bump
The strategy of plant companionship encourages growth and prevents garden competition. This “companionship” pairs crops that will mutually benefit each other. The following are some examples of winning garden combinations and how they work.
1. Try to drink at least six to eight 8-ounce glasses of pure, clean water every day—but not with meals so as not to dilute your digestive juices.
By: Annie Graves
Our eyes adore antioxidants, and vitamin A is the top free radical-fighting antioxidants when it comes to eye care.
A new study highlights the false hope that consumers place in statin drugs to lower cholesterol levels. Results of the 10-year analysis showed that individuals prescribed statins for high cholesterol levels had a larger increase in body-mass index (BMI) than those who weren’t taking the drugs. These results once again call into question the wisdom of relying on statins to both reduce heart attack risk and extend life.