Laugh your way to good health!

Hello and welcome everyone to the first blog post of the Food Coach Institute. I think this is a great topic to start off. There is so much doom and gloom around at the moment, a lot of people are suffering financially and we do need to remind ourselves that there is still a lot to be cheerful about.

So back to laughing. A recent study at a US conference on Experimental Biology reported that watching comedy could be good for our health. Study volunteers had their stress hormones, cholesterol and other blood chemicals measured before and after watching 20 minutes of comedy. There was a dramatic improvement in stress levels proving indeed that laughter is the best medicine.
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