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Any Physical Activity is Better than Doing Nothing

Any Physical Activity is Better than Doing Nothing

A recent review by cardiologist Christopher Labos from Montreal stated that any physical activity is better than doing nothing. He reviewed why today most health websites state that 10,000 steps per day would be the desired standard. He noted that this recommendation originated from a
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A Chemical that Kills

A Chemical that Kills

Hundreds of consumer products contain a chemical that kills. Notably, these chemicals have the name phthalates. Certainly, researchers know that phthalates are hormone disruptors. Another hormone disruptor is bisphenol A or BPA. This chemical became famous as BPA was part of baby bott
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Foods can Extend or Shorten Life

Foods can Extend or Shorten Life

Introduction A new study pointed out how foods can extend or shorten life. The authors described a health nutritional index, which tells whether a food item prolongs life or shortens it. A hot dog for example can take 36 minutes off your life expectancy. On the other hand, a helping o
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Eating Foods High in Bioflavonoids Can Prevent Alzheimer’s

Eating Foods High in Bioflavonoids Can Prevent Alzheimer’s

We heard before that eating foods high in bioflavonoids can prevent Alzheimer’s. But now a large study that went on for almost 25 years involving 75,000 participants confirmed the previous finding. Indeed, there is a review of the study by CNN. Dr. Walter Willett, professor of epidemi
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Target 12 Risk Factors Throughout Life to Prevent Dementia Later

Target 12 Risk Factors Throughout Life to Prevent Dementia Later

At the 2020 Alzheimer Disease Conference the recommendation was to target 12 risk factors throughout life to prevent dementia later. 28 world-leading experts on Alzheimer’s disease added 3 new risk factors to the previously established 9 risk factors for dementia: excessive alcohol in
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New Insights into Alzheimer’s Disease

New Insights into Alzheimer’s Disease

Notably, research from Bonn, Germany and Rome, Italy has led to new insights into Alzheimer’s disease. In particular, this review summarizes it. We know from many other studies that Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease that interferes with the normal function of the brai
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Gene Therapy for Diabetes

Gene Therapy for Diabetes

We do not often hear about gene therapy for diabetes. But there is new evidence, which makes this topic timelier. Dr. Fatima Bosch from the University of Barcelona, Spain has done impressive experiments on mice showing that obesity and diabetes could be cured. Essentially, Dr. Bosch f
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Should I Eat Breakfast or Fast?

Should I Eat Breakfast or Fast?

With all the dieting advice around, the question is, should I eat breakfast or fast? Some people who do intermittent fasting eat for 10 hours and fast for 14 hours. On this diet plan you are finishing your dinner at 7PM, skip breakfast and have a brunch at 11 AM the following morning
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Women Who Lack Sleep Crave Sugar And Unhealthy Fats

Women Who Lack Sleep Crave Sugar And Unhealthy Fats

A new study showed that women who lack sleep crave sugar and unhealthy fats. This study included almost 500 women and spanned 1 year. The publication appeared on Feb. 17, 2020 in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The researchers analyzed what the women ate, how much sleep
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Importance Of Fiber Was Confirmed

Importance Of Fiber Was Confirmed

A new study about the importance of fiber was confirmed for the prevention of major diseases. It was the World Health Organization that commissioned this study. The results appeared in a publication in the journal “Lancet”  . Notably, it was based on analyzing 185 observational studie
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