8 Surprising Foods That Will Boost Your Energy

8 Surprising Foods That Will Boost Your Energy

If you’re struggling to stay awake at your desk by the time the afternoon rolls around, it’s time to re-think your diet. To maintain your stamina throughout a busy workday, you’ll need smart foods for lots of energy.

Small changes to what you’re eating might make all the difference, since a variety of well-balanced foods can stabilize your blood sugar and iron levels to prevent a mid-day lag.

“Eating a combination of protein, fat and healthy natural carbs helps maintain energy via vitamins and minerals,” says Valerie Goldstein, M.S., R.D., director of nutrition at the Center for Balanced Health .

That’s the reason you feel depleted when you’re running on high-calorie, low-nutrient foods. “The crash is the end result of a domino effect when we are eating less than optimal nutrients,” Goldstein says. “It’s important to provide yourself with good fuel that your body can use all day long.”

Music Therapy May Help Curb Depression: Try These Foods Too

Music Therapy May Help Curb Depression: Try These Foods Too

Are you a music lover? Think good music can cure about anything and cheer you up in the difficult times? Your assessment may not be entirely wrong. According to a latest study, Traditional depression treatments like psychotherapy or medication when complemented with a dose of music therapy could show better results, as compared to those being treated with just traditional medication.
According to the analysis in the Cochrane Library, music could prove to be therapeutic for those struggling with depression. For the study, the team examined data on 421 people who participated in nine previously completed short-term experiments, that tested music’s role in easing depression on its own or added to traditional interventions.

 

Scientists work on ‘Frankenstein foods’ to keep Queenslanders healthy

Scientists work on ‘Frankenstein foods’ to keep Queenslanders healthy

Is hemp oil the next health food? THEY are often called Frankenstein foods but there is nothing monstrous about Queensland scientists who are modifying our favourite foods by pumping them full of health-boosting nutrients — but in a natural way.

In what is believed to be a world-first, boffins from the University of Queensland are producing purple corn on the cob for cardiovascular health.

Also on the way are folate-packed strawberries to boost the nervous system and give prenatal benefits, and macadamias with more healthy fats than saturated.

“We are aiming to boost people’s diet rather than them having to take supplements. We all know we need to eat more fruit and vegetables but struggle to do it. A punnet of the […]

Is Spice Rack Staple Turmeric a Health Star?

Is Spice Rack Staple Turmeric a Health Star?

Dec. 13, 2017 — Turmeric is taking a turn as the latest “ super food ” to trend. Sales of this pungent spice with a rich yellow hue have risen steadily over the last few years and are expected to keep climbing.

Today, turmeric is in everything from supplements to teas, along with claims from supplement sellers and some media outlets that this "miracle spice" can fight inflammation , prevent cancer , defend against Alzheimer’s disease , and detoxify your body.

Can turmeric really do wonders for your health, or is it just another fad that promises far more than it delivers? The research is enticing, but experts say there isn’t enough proof to recommend it for preventing or treating disease […]

‘Fallout 4 VR’ Review – A Radioactive Open World Mutated for VR

‘Fallout 4 VR’ Review – A Radioactive Open World Mutated for VR

fallout 4 vr (3) Fallout 4 (2015), Bethesda’s beloved post-apocalyptic open world RPG, is now in VR, letting you stalk the Wasteland as the sole survivor of Vault 111 from the immersive point of view of the HTC Vive headset. This comes with most of the important trimmings and trappings of the original; a seemingly endless number of interesting and varied quests, multiple causes to join, base building, and plenty of guns and armor to scrounge. Fallout 4 VR successfully provides all these things along with the promise of holding a gun in your own hand, but fractures somewhat as it mutates from its native 16:9 aspect ratio to the new land of VR. Developer: Bethesda Game Studios
Publisher: […]

Analysis: China’s AI revolution threatens US

Analysis: China’s AI revolution threatens US

A new report from the Washington-based Center for a New American Security raised the alert level of the US defence community over China’s rise as an artificial intelligence (AI) superpower, one that could effectively destroy the American military by 2030.

The meticulous report no doubt will send a chill through the halls of the Pentagon.

The report, ‘Battlefield Singularity: Artificial Revolution, and China’s Future Military Power’, by Elsa Kania, paints a disturbing picture of China’s AI military modernisation programmes. Kania, as co-founder of the China Cyber and Intelligence Studies Institute, is well suited to write the investigative report using available Chinese-language open-source materials that reveal China’s military thinking and progress on AI.

Kania reported that China’s military is pursuing advances in ‘impact […]