solar renewable energy, biodiversity and wildlife combine

full title: solar renewable energy, biodiversity and wildlife combine in green roof venture Today I discovered a very fine video from a ‘green roofing’ company that goes way beyond the analytical limitations of specialism to achieve many goals at once. Nathalie Baumann and Dusty Gedge have collaborated to produce this report: watch-greenroofs-walls-world-virtual-summit-2015-video Green roofs –… Continue reading solar renewable energy, biodiversity and wildlife combine

Mystical experience following a stroke – jill bolte taylor’s stroke of insight

Excellent video on consciousness, and the 2 sides of our brain: Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke.   As it happened — as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding — she… Continue reading Mystical experience following a stroke – jill bolte taylor’s stroke of insight

Fat content of nuts and seeds

I’m beginning to think the debate about which oil / fat to buy is missing the point. An excellent article in Harvard Medical School provides the facts relating to the health benefits of sourcing fats from nut and seeds: Harvard Medical School – Why nutritionists are crazy about nuts Fortunately, there is also a better… Continue reading Fat content of nuts and seeds

optimum exercise for middle age

optimum exercise for middle age. Exercise in excess increases arthritis, though many experts disagree, or rather point out the full picture. A US study of more than 200 people aged 45 to 55 and of “normal” weight found those doing the most exercise were the most likely to suffer knee damage. Running and jumping may… Continue reading optimum exercise for middle age

Quick route to fitness, health: exercise

Two reports on BBC documentaries – which showed brief bouts of high intensity exercise having great health benefits. It may not work for everyone, but who can’t afford one minute? The first report is by Dr. Shayesteh and his interview is available on video courtesy of wytv.com THEY’VE REMOVED THE VIDEO … BUT THIS IS… Continue reading Quick route to fitness, health: exercise

Vitamins and Minerals Overview healthy food education from the Open University

A video detailing the Vitamins and Minerals the body needs; which ones the body can store; and avoiding overdose of the fat-soluble (which store in the body’s fat). This is an overview of vitamins and minerals. In this video the viewer will learn about the two classifications of vitamins and what foods are best to… Continue reading Vitamins and Minerals Overview healthy food education from the Open University