Health refers to physical, mental, and social well-being. It’s a broad category that contains fitness and exercise, nutrition, health science, and mental health.

Tryptophan in Turkey Makes you Sleepy

Does Turkey Make you Sleepy?

Tryptophan in turkey has a relaxing effect and contributes to sleepiness, but it is overeating and related chemical effects that make you sleepy on Thanksgiving.

Reading in Dim Light is Bad For Your Eyes

Is Reading in Dim Light Bad For Your Eyes?

Reading in dim light isn’t bad for your eyes. Be it a book or electronic device, reading in dim light will not damage the eyesight of a healthy adult (although it may cause temporary strain).

Tableware Affects the Taste of Food

Tableware afftects the taste of food

According to recent food science, tableware (plates, cups, and cutlery) affect the taste of food along with a number of other factors like color, smell, sound, and more.

Squinting Helps Vision

Squiting Helps Your Vision

Squinting helps to improve vision, at least temporarily, by allowing less light into the retina allowing us to focus our eyesight more easily.

Stress Causes Hair to Turn Gray

Greying is largely determined by genes. Stress may cause hair to turn grey early, perhaps from increased oxidation, but studies are lacking.

Fluoride is Bad For You

Is Flouride Bad For You?

Fluoride is a name for several fluorine compounds. Fluoride is good for oral hygiene in small doses, but extremely dangerous and toxic in large doses.

Gluten Disorders are Real

Gluten disorders are real.

Science-wise there is no “gluten allergy”, but gluten related disorders like celiac disease, wheat allergies, and non-celiac gluten sensitivity are real.

432 Hz is Better than 440 Hz

It’s theorized that using a starting pitch of A=432 Hz and a “just intonation” tuning method (scientific tuning) is more natural and mathematically symmetric than using A=440 Hz and “equal temperament” tuning (concert tuning).