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Can meditation make you smarter? | Gustafson

Regardless whether you turn out smarter or not, meditation will be worth the effort if it makes you feel better, calmer, happier, and lets you enjoy life. - Courtesy photo
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People who meditate regularly over long periods of time in their lives suffer smaller age-related decreases in brain volume than those who don't, according to a new study.

 

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Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Can Meditation Make You Smarter?

People who meditate regularly over long periods of time in their lives suffer smaller age-related decreases in brain volume than those who don’t, according to a new study on the long-term effects of practices like transcendental meditation, yoga, tai chi, and other relaxation techniques. Some of the study’s outcomes confirm what prior research has shown, namely that...

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MultiCare Health System, Bloodworks Northwest partner in cord blood program

  • Feb 23, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 1:37PM

MultiCare Health System and Bloodworks Northwest (formerly Puget Sound Blood Center) have joined together in a program to collect umbilical cord blood from new mothers in South Puget Sound who have just given birth.

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Going gluten-free by choice is not always a good idea | Gustafson

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 12:13PM

There are plenty of people who must avoid gluten for health reasons. But there are also many who only follow a gluten-free diet because that's the message they are given in the media, from daytime TV shows to celebrity endorsements.

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Going Gluten-Free by Choice Is Not Always a Good Idea

There are plenty of people who must avoid gluten for health reasons. But there are also many who only follow a gluten-free diet because that’s the message they are given in the media, from daytime TV shows to celebrity endorsements. The rapidly growing popularity of wheat-free and gluten-free food products over the past few years is not...

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