The most exciting brain discovery over the past several decades is the ability of the brain to regenerate, or create new neurons, a process called neurogenesis. Also important is the discovery, or at least confirmation, of the brain’s neuroplasticity, that is its ability to re-wire itself and work around damaged, dysfunctional if not dead areas induced by stroke, head traumas, infections, calcification, excess alcohol and stress (cortisol), and just wear and tear.
As I made my way through the parade of super juices at this year's International Home + Housewares Show, I said to myself, “That’s the one!” Others might have been stalking the gorgeous organic linens and table top for the home pasha, but me? I was on the hunt for the best and brightest trends to make us healthier, happier and safer as we move, eat and sleep.
In today’s health-conscious world, consumers are interested in doing everything they can to achieve maximum health and wellness. This trend is certainly playing out in the market for omega-3 supplements, which has experienced significant growth in recent years, and all signs point to further growth in the future. With this growth comes increased demand for fish that supply much of the omega-3 market and, along with their own health, buyers should be concerned about the health of fish stocks around the globe.