Musical Medicine, Oranges, Capoeira

Body & Soul
S1:Ep1824 mins2004Guest: Kerrie-Anne Baker

Scientific research continues to show the healing benefits of animals for humans. The complex strands of Mozart’s music have surprising health benefits. For hundreds of years, a town in Italy has celebrated the Battle of the Oranges to commemorate an uprising against a local noble. Researchers have found a connection between lack of sleep and obesity, suggesting that a good night’s sleep is also good for controlling weight. Capoeira is a ritualized, dance-like Afro-Brazilian martial art. A polyurethane pillow in the shape of a woman’s lap is proving a big hit in Japan.

Featuring: Kerrie-Anne Baker
Video Language: English