Articles by Derek Noland


Exercise Found to Improve Brain Function in Seniors

Research has shown that exercise is imperative to brain function, something that becomes increasingly important as we age.

Is the Free PSA Test Actually a Good Indicator of Prostate Cancer?

The total and free PSA tests are important procedures for men to have performed as they age.

Experiencing Hair Loss? This Vitamin Deficiency May Be To Blame

On top of all the many reasons to ensure that you’re getting enough vitamin D, there is growing evidence that inadequate levels may be associated with hair loss.

Want to Live Longer? Hold the Salt

Numerous health risks are associated with high sodium intake, and with new research predicting long-term health outcomes if we fail to heed the warning, there's all the more reason to make a change today.

Not Hungry After Your Workout? Researchers Reveal Why

You’ve just finished a good workout and figure it’s time for some food, but, on closer inspection, you realize that you’re not actually hungry. Familiar with this phenomenon?

Poor Sleep Fuels Bad Eating Habits (and Maybe Even Diabetes)

Insufficient or poor sleep increases one’s risk of numerous health risks, including heart disease, diabetes and general inflammation, just to name a few.

Assisted Stretching Benefits: What is It and How Can It Help You?

Stretching is an all-too-often overlooked component in a balanced exercise regimen. While it may strike some people as a luxury, or even unnecessary, assisted stretching could greatly improve your life.

Meet the Orange That Can Help Lower Your Cholesterol

Perhaps you've never heard of Bergamot orange, but this citrus fruit offers a unique blend of active ingredients that have been shown to significantly reduce cholesterol levels.

How a Low-Fat Diet Affects Your Brain

New research is indicating that a low-fat diet combined with limited caloric intake may protect aging brains, with benefits being potentially better than exercise.

3 Surprising Things That May Be Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Efforts

Here are three topics that may be harming your weight loss progress, as well as some methods that anyone can employ for a long-term approach to establishing and maintaining a healthy weight.