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Oxytocin also known as the “Love Hormone” or “Cuddle Hormone” is a neurotransmitter that is produced in the hypothalamus and released from the pituitary gland. Science has shown that just 10 minutes of warm physical and emotional contact leads to higher plasma oxytocin
The two most common varieties are Ceylon or true cinnamon (C. zeylanicum/verum) and Chinese cinnamon (C. cassia). They have similar properties and health benefits, but C. cassia seems to get a bad reputation for its coumarin levels, which is believed to be harmful is high doses.
Biophilia, forest bathing, nature-time... these are just some of the names applied to the connection between health and wellbeing derived from spending time outdoors, in fresh air in direct contact with nature.
A 2016 Cochrane review suggests that yoga may have a beneficial effect on the symptoms and quality-of-life (QOL) in people with asthma. Yoga has its foundation in movement, but equally central to yogic practice and its benefits is the breathing, or pranayama.
Hemp is such a diverse plant. Here, we explore the nutritional profile of hemp and the opportunities it presents for a sustainable, low intervention, vegetarian-friendly source of quality protein and nutrients.
Referring clients to access yoga, meditation and mindfulness services for the control and treatment of stress is supported by research.