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Health claims are regulated to avoid manufacturers over-promising.ย 


The US uses three relevant types of claims:

  • Authorised claim:ย The approved claim must have "significant scientific agreement."
  • Qualified claim: The science is not settled. "Scientific evidence suggests..."
  • Structure-function claim: These claims are vague, such as "calcium builds strong bones". They should be viewed as marketing language.
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Sleep paralysis

Sleep paralysis is a neurological phenomenon in which a person awakens from sleep but is temporarily paralyzed.

The episode may last a few seconds to minutes and is accompanied by the strangest hallucinations. It can feel terrifying.

Sleep paralysis: a terrifying encounter with our own mind

bigthink.com

  • Eating fruits and vegetables helps your immune system fight viruses and bacteria.
  • A positive attitude can help your body fight illnesses.
  • Covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze can keep germs at bay.
  • Sucking your baby's pacifier can make them less likely to develop allergies, a recent study found.

Myths vs. Facts About Boosting Your Immune Sytem

webmd.com

Our brains rely on memories when faced with ambiguous data whereas it guesses the causes of the data received as it plans what to do next in order to keep us alive and well.

An esteemed neuroscientist described our daily experience as "the remembered present" where our brains will constantly and invisibly guess future actions based on memories that are similar to the present moment. Our brain's guesses, may they be right or wrong, manifests as our actions and senses.

The mind-blowing science behind how our brains shape reality

sciencefocus.com

Since dancing is involved in many aspects of the brain, it augments the person's memory, motor control, and it improves the performance of the communicative process of the two hemispheres in the brain.

How dancing can boost mental health

weforum.org

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