July 31, 2020
BENEFITS OF GRAPES

BENEFITS OF GRAPES – HEALTH

Benefits of Grapes Grapes should not be misunderstood as being too high in carbs, sugar, or calories to be good for us. It’s just the ...
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Totman’s cognitive dissonance theory of placebo effects

Cognitive Dissonance Theory of Placebo Effects

Cognitive Dissonance Theory Totman (1976, 1987) placed his cognitive dissonance theory of placebos in the following context: ‘Why did faith healing last for such a ...
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WHAT IS A PLACEBO

PLACEBO EFFECT – HOW DO PLACEBOS WORK?

PLACEBO EFFECT If the placebo has multiple numbers of possible effects, what factors actually mediate these changes? Several theories have been developed to try and ...
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Benefits of Cranberries – Health

Benefits of Cranberries Cranberries are well known for their profound antiseptic role in healing urinary tract infections and yeast infections. That power comes from cranberries’ ...
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What is BMI

What is BMI Body Mass Index

What is BMI (Body Mass Index) Body mass index (BMI) is a number based on body weight in relation to your height that indicates how ...
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PLACEBO

WHAT IS A PLACEBO, DEFINITION, AND EFFECTS

WHAT IS A PLACEBO Placebo has been defined as follows: Inert substances that cause symptom relief (e.g. ‘my headache went away when having a sugar ...
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Effects of Stress

Effects of Stress on Physiological Health

Effects of Stress on Physiology The physiological consequences of stress and their effects on health have been studied extensively. Research indicates that stress causes physiological ...
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Stress And Changes In Behavior

Stress And Changes In Behavior

Stress and Changes in Behavior Stress has been mostly studied in the context of coronary heart disease (CHD). However, there are studies exploring links between ...
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Healthy Weight

Your Healthy Weight – Body Basics

Your Healthy Weight We often take it for granted, but good health is one of the most precious gifts of life. A healthy weight maintained ...
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STRESS AND ILLNESS

STRESS AND ILLNESS – DOES STRESS CAUSE ILLNESS

DOES STRESS CAUSE ILLNESS One of the explanations why stress has been studied therefore systematically is attributable to its potential effect on the health of ...
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