fact or fiction

Is it a fact or is it merely fiction? Fact or Fiction explores the lesser known truths in the health and wellness world of Longevity.

Alicia Springer3 years ago
How to Stay Young
To navigate past the biblical three score and ten (that's 70 years), we humans pore over a great many charts. On course, with Ponce de Leon and James Barrie, we've searched for extended youth in monke...
Izzy Erlich3 years ago
What Is Wisdom?
When very young laboratory rats are exposed to highly stimulating environment they become brighter, healthier and more active. Moreover, their brains actually weigh more and contain many more cells th...
Alicia Springer3 years ago
How to Keep Your Hair 
When Delilah ordered her servants to scalp Samson, it was probably just an act of chivalry curiosity. She wanted to find out whether he would still be able to stand up for her as, even in those days, ...
Emily McCay3 years ago
Amazing Facts About the Human Body
Most people fart about 14 times a day. Now look around your office or home. How many farts occur daily in that space? *Cringe* I’m not trying to gross you out here! I’m trying to inform you with amazi...
James Porterson3 years ago
Should You Use Disinfectants?
One common—and ironic—way to contract an infection is to spend a few days in the hospital. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), near 5 percent of all patients come down with an infectio...
Banji Ganchrow3 years ago
Simple Methods to Creating New Friendships
Studies have shown that being social and having friends is good for your over-all well being. Making friends isn't always easy, especially when most of your days are spent at work and you have little ...
Alysha DePerna3 years ago
Gluten Myths People Still Believe
For most people, a life without warm bread and starchy pasta is a kind of unimaginable hell. I harbor deep sympathies for those diagnosed with the three conditions that require strict avoidance of glu...
AC Glover3 years ago
How Meditation Can Change Your Life, According to Science
Most people’s vision of mediation is a guru seated lotus style on a peaceful mountaintop, but there’s way more to it than that. Scientists and doctors are starting to catch on that mindfulness can be ...
Alysha DePerna3 years ago
Health Foods That Aren’t Actually Healthy
Navigating the dusty isles of the grocery store can be a daunting enough task itself. Combine that with the often overwhelming options of “health foods” that promise to help you lose weight, gain musc...
Mackenzie Lu3 years ago
Do Facials Help Keep You Looking Young?
Professional facials used to be the territory of the rich and wrinkled, usually administered in pricey private salons that weren't very accessible to or interested in people on more modest time/money ...
Wendy Weedler3 years ago
What is a Slip of The Mind?
I am always confusing my children’s names. There are three of them. At first I thought I was suffering from early dementia. Literally I would have to say all three names before I got it right. Their n...
George Gott3 years ago
Weightlifting Myths for Women
Within the bodybuilding culture, falsehoods and misinformation exist for both sexes, but there are some weightlifting myths for women specifically. Should women lift? Will they be seen as masculine? I...
James Porterson3 years ago
Family Stress Impacts Your Health
Every family has its share of fights, which can be good since holding back and suppressing negative feelings can make you sick. But if family squabbles go unresolved and become prolonged conflicts, th...
Mackenzie Lu3 years ago
Alternative Medicine Myths
In the endless battle between alternative and mainstream medicine, an assortment of alternative medicine myths flourish. From easy to outlandish, myths regarding alternative health are notable and ver...
George Gott3 years ago
Surprising Facts About Your Brain
The most complex thing known to man is not the universe, it is between your ears. The approximately three pound supercomputer, the human brain, inside your skull simultaneously processes facts and fac...
Banji Ganchrow3 years ago
Things You Didn't Know About Your Mouth
The eyes might be the windows to your soul, but your mouth is the centerpiece of your face. Out of your mouth come words of wisdom, laughter and other assorted noises. Some like to decorate their mout...
George Gott3 years ago
Mind-blowing Facts About Life You Never Knew
Have you ever stopped to think about the details of life we take for granted in our everyday lives? Probably not. Most people never really know why our world is the way it is. They just think it’s tha...
Emily McCay3 years ago
Most Commonly Believed Myths About Life
Knowledge is power. The more knowledge you have, the more power you can obtain in your private and professional life. But what about the knowledge that you THINK you have. Sometimes, the facts that we...