When mind attacks body – the nocebo effect

Today at Twitter I got this link, The science of voodoo: When mind attacks body. It's a really interesting article that goes from placebo (when mind helps the body) to nocebo (when mind attacks body). The idea that believing you are ill can make you ill may seem far-fetched, yet rigorous trials have established beyond … Continue reading When mind attacks body – the nocebo effect

An Eater’s Manifesto

I found An Eater’s Manifesto over at ChangeThis. The manifesto by Michael Pollan is an interesting read, a teaser for his book "In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto" but well worth reading. Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. That, more or less, is the short answer to the supposedly incredibly complicated and confusing … Continue reading An Eater’s Manifesto