What do you think the secret is to living a longer life? Happiness? Wealth? Optimism? Good relationships? Peace of mind? Well, according to a new study on the topic, none of these are the true secret, and the answer may surprise you. Read more »
You probably recognize resveratrol as a highly publicized super nutrient that’s usually associated with red wine. In fact, if you browse our website alone, you’ll find dozens of studies about the amazing health possibilities tied to resveratrol and other antioxidants! But what’s the scoop on those living with diabetes, blood glucose and resveratrol?
Yes, according to new recommendations made by the FDA. In a reversal to its long-running recommended limits on seafood consumption for pregnant women and young children, the FDA now recommends a minimum amount of seafood per week. But is all fish safe, and are there alternatives to seafood? Despite the new recommendations, these are important questions to consider.
People who get enough vitamin D are less likely to suffer from age-related macular degeneration, according to a study that appeared in the Archives of Ophthalmology. Bad news for those prone to age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which is the foremost cause of blindness in older adults. Read more »
A group of researchers from the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Michigan State University have found that DHA-rich fish oil enhances B cell activity, a white blood cell that is critical to activate our immune response. Read more »
In addition to a healthy diet and remaining active in our middle and later years, a handful of natural compounds found in raw and lightly steamed fruits and vegetables can have a direct impact on arterial elasticity and narrowing that can help prevent heart failure and cardiac arrest. Read more »
When it comes to cardiovascular disease (CVD) we know that imbalanced cholesterol levels is only one small part of the problem. Read more »
“All natural” Chobani Greek yogurt is not as natural as it claims. Read more »
Lately, I’ve been all about cinnamon. I’ve taken to sprinkling it in smoothies, on hot cereal and even on vegetables sometimes. Read more »
Many people associate increased risk for developing cardiovascular disease with lifestyle characteristics including poor diet, lack of physical activity and genetic predisposition. While these lifestyle patterns all have a dramatic effect on developing heart disease, few realize that clinical depression has a demonstrable negative impact on disease risk, especially in women. Read more »
The verdict is in. Research concerning mental function consistently supports one principle – use it or lose it. Read more »