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The Food-Mood Connection

Since the 1820s, we have been told that we are what we eat (Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, 1826, in Physiologie du Gout, ou Meditations de Gastronomie Transcendante). And many people joke to not disturb them until they've had their morning cup or two of coffee, but much...
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360 of Compassion

Cosmos as a Pet

Petting a dog is said to have powerful health benefits – a release of oxytocin (a feel-good bonding hormone), a lowering of heart rate and blood pressure. How marvelous!

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That is the power of touch! And the logic of it!

Oxytocin – the feel-good bonding hormone – is activated by touch.

Makes sense!

To unite, to bond (two surfaces), you have to bring them together until they touch.

And when the two biological membranes – two living skins – realize...
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