Cats or dogs?
Who’s smarter: Cats or dogs? Maura Davies, VP of Communications at the SPCA discusses this controversial topic and digs into the science behind it.
This latest study might not be the last word on the matter, but for those who think more neurons means more intelligence, it looks as if dogs stand out among carnivores for having a remarkably dense cerebral cortex.Based on their results, dogs have closer to 530 million neurons, compared to the 250 million of cats. What’s more, dogs had the most neurons of any carnivore, even though they didn’t have the largest brains.
Is there a link between inflammation and depression?
Dr. Mike Fenster discusses the link between the two. In the case of depression, the culprit is the reoccurring villain in this tale of modern disabilities and diseases: chronic inflammation. While the association between depression and modulation of the immune system has long been identified; it turns out that chronic inflammation may actually cause an imbalance in the neurochemicals associated with depression.
Sarah Ballantyne, aka the “Paleo Mom“, talks about the plant based paleo diet and how you can integrate it into your diet.