Democritus on wisdom, goodness and exercise

In this article we present and originally analyze two quotes of Democritus about wisdom, goodness of the soul and exercise. To our surpise, the meanings appear to have great similarity with Orthodox Christian beliefs.  Continue reading “Democritus on wisdom, goodness and exercise”

Fasting ramps up human metabolism, study shows

Fasting may help people lose weight, but new research suggests going without food may also boost human metabolic activity, generate antioxidants, and help reverse some effects of aging. Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and Kyoto University identified 30 previously-unreported substances whose quantity increases during fasting and indicate a variety of health benefits. Continue reading “Fasting ramps up human metabolism, study shows”

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