Inflammation: Is your body on fire?

Basically, there are two kinds of inflammation – acute and chronic. Contrary to our intuition, acute inflammation is the good guy here. It has a protective function and is part of our healing mechanism. Chronic inflammation, on the other hand, is highly destructive to tissues and organs and is the very thing that leads every single body to its eventual … Read More

Coronavirus COVID-19: what to take from it?

Following the idea that lessons need to be extracted from adversities so we don’t end up with the same experience later on, I keep asking what can be extracted from COVID-19 for the future. On the face of it, I tackle one very important lesson that we must take away from this: consume less. Keep reading to find out how … Read More

Coronavirus COVID-19: what to do?

Coronavirus: why us, why now? What are we supposed to learn from this? And more importantly, what can we do to stay safe (apart from washing hands and staying home)? Keep reading to find out. Vyara The omnipotent Nature While there are many pieces to the COVID-19 puzzle, and I certainly cannot address them all, I would like to give … Read More

Why choose fat over carbs?

Eating a low carb / high fat diet has many proven benefits such as improved fat burning, reduced inflammation, mental clarity and sharpness, and much more. Keep reading to find out how you can benefit from cutting out the sugar and grains and adding more fat to your diet. Vyara 5 proven benefits of low carb/ high fat diets #1. … Read More

Shocking things you didn’t know about vegetarianism

Vegetarians live longer. Saturated fat causes heart disease. Your brain needs carbs to function…. Yeah, right! These are but some of the myths most of us live by, yet they couldn’t be further from the truth. Keep reading and learn about the actual science behind vegetarianism. Vyara Five reasons why vegetarianism may be neither healthy nor ethical #1. Vegetarians may … Read More

Microbes and mental health: what is the connection?

It is commonly known that good microbes help digestion, immune system development as well as the production of vitamins, to name a few. But did you know that the same microbes play a role in emotions and brain development? Yes, it is true! Your sadness, anger, anxiety and depression (as well as your happiness) are largely determined by millions of … Read More

An epic formula to extend life

Who doesn’t want to live longer, right? Well, living longer is one thing. Maintaining a high quality life over a longer period of time is another. By now medicine has figured out how you can live longer with AIDS, cancer, diabetes, heart disease and cognitive decline. But how about living longer without getting all those old peoples’ diseases? Wouldn’t it … Read More

Tips for good sleep: how to overcome jet-lag, insomnia, and late night hangover

Our bodies have a natural bio-clock (the so called circadian rhythm), which can easily get out of balance and influence our energy levels, mood and general well-being. In some cases, an imbalanced internal clock is the cause of digestive problems, insomnia, chronic fatigue, immune system dysfunction, hormonal imbalance, anxiety, depression, and more. The body clock is especially sensitive to changing … Read More

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