• Music as Medicine??>

    Music as Medicine?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Much research has confirmed that music has psychological and physiological effects. While medical imaging can now show some of the changes in the brains of people listening to Beethoven or Elvis, the ways music works on us remain largely elusive.

  • Beans for Cholesterol Control?>

    Beans for Cholesterol Control

    by Berkeley Wellness

    To lower LDL (“bad”) cholesterol, eat beans, chickpeas, lentils, and split peas. A new analysis in the Canadian Medical Association Journal  combined data from 26 randomized clinical trials that compared diets with and without such legumes.It found that one daily serving of these legumes (about 2⁄3 cup cooked) reduced LDL by