Stress and your body. Despite the common belief that stress causes people to pack on the pounds, a new research review finds that, on average, stress has little long-term effect on weight. The results are surprising, researchers say, given the widespread notion that stress – by causing people to reach for junk food […]
Look, old Photo album or pics… dancer Although the first “girl dance” in its present form was performed in Paris… Tthe United States soon were ahead. While in France the most popular kind of dance were can-can and burlesque, in USA all the kinds of exotic dance was developing:
This time it’s time to take a look at exercise, body myths, and we enlisted the help of Dr. Brian Parr. Here’s what we learned. Body Myths 1: No Pain, No Gain. While it’s absolutely true that you should push yourself and try to extend the limits of your endurance when you exercise, […]
Līgo and Jānis day, Latvian festival! Is a Latvian festival held in the night from 23 June to 24 June to celebrate the summer solstice (Midsummer), the shortest night and longest day of the year. Celebrated throughout Latvia, Ligo Diena is the annual celebration of the Summer Solstice which marks the longest day […]
A new animal study suggests that a genetic mutation could put certain people at higher risk for becoming obese if they eat high-fat diets. At the moment, the practical uses of the research seem to be limited, but physicians could conceivably test people for the mutation and recommend that they avoid certain kinds […]
Perishable foods… If you’re packing lunch for your kid, chances are it will end up at unsafe temperatures before it’s eaten. That’s according to a Texas study that tested more than 700 preschoolers’ lunch packs and found less than two percent of the meats, vegetables and dairy products were in the safe temperature […]
This list looks at rather unfortunate parts of Western history in the 18th century. Personal Hygiene Today we place high value on personal hygiene but back in the day people could go from cradle to grave without ever immersing themselves in water. Many people believed that bathing was unhealthy and that soaking in water, especially hot water, would let disease enter the body.
Red wine and women, what problema? Researchers concluded that levels of sexual desire were higher in women who were moderate drinkers of red wine. Than in their counterparts who preferred other alcoholic drinks, or were teetotal. One theory put forward by the team of Italian doctors who carried out the study is that chemical […]
The fossilized fruit, flowers and seeds? Recent study paves the way for a possible resurrection of large mammals and fruit. A plant was resurrected from a fossilized fruit… An Ice Age squirrel created a chamber, a burrow, containing fruit and seeds that had been stuck in the Siberian permafrost for over 30,000 years. […]
Easter And Egg… Easter is probably the oldest Christian celebration aside from the Sabbath, it wasn’t always the same as what people currently think of when they look at Easter services. The earliest known observance, Pasch, occurred between the second and fourth centuries. These celebrations commemorated both Jesus’ death and his resurrection at […]
Jews. What many don’t realize is the fact that European Jews are descendants of European Gentiles who converted to Judaism in the Middle Ages. During the Middle Ages many Europeans converted to Judaism and Islam. That is why there are substantial European Muslims in Eastern European countries today. Anyone, of any race or ethnicity, […]
International Women’s Day ... Womans ! Always Happy day ! International Women’s Day, which began to be celebrated early in the 20th century, was a political statement expressing women’s struggle for equality in the work place. Baltic States women were only slightly behind their European and American counterparts in their search for parity with men, but their embrace of the holiday would have far-reaching consequences that reverberated throughout the 20th century and beyond.