Anti-Aging

  1. Tips For a More Effective Workout

    Tips For a More Effective Workout
    So you’re hitting the gym, running a few miles or even just walking around the neighborhood every day to enhance your health. Good for you! Regular exercise, regardless of intensity, will contribute to cardiovascular health and a healthy brain function. Recent studies show that movement also goes a long way to ward off depression and boosts overall mood and well-being...
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  2. You Give Me Fever

    You Give Me Fever
    For people of all ages, a normal temperature is 98.6° F (some people fluctuate a few degrees higher or lower). But when the thermometer reaches 100.4° F or higher, you have yourself a bona fide fever. Even without the thermometer, we can recognize those all-too familiar signs: flushed skin, a slight sweat, increased thirst, maybe even a low-grade headache. While...
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  3. Apples Contain a Bounty of Health Benefits

    Apples Contain a Bounty of Health Benefits
    Wholesome, tasty apples are truly one of fall’s most amazing gifts. We all know that they pack a powerful lot of nutrients in that tidy little round package – and now there’s even more good news: In a study of healthy, middle-aged adults, consumption of one apple a day for four weeks lowered by 40 percent blood levels of a...
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  4. Protect yourself from West Nile Virus

    Protect yourself from West Nile Virus
    This year we’re hearing alarming stories in the news about West Nile Virus, which has been reported in a greater numbers in North America than ever before. As of September 2012, 48 states have reported West Nile virus infections in people, birds, or mosquitoes. A total of 2,636 cases of West Nile virus disease in people, including 118 deaths, have...
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  5. Natural Health Solutions For a Longer Life, Take B-Vitamins

    Natural Health Solutions For a Longer Life, Take B-Vitamins
    You already know that B vitamins are good for you. But if you’re looking for a natural health solutions to incorporate them into your diet, here’s one: There is now concrete evidence that suggests they might reduce your overall chances of dying as you age. A recent study* whose results were published in the journal Clinical Nutrition, demonstrates an association...
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  6. Fitness Keeps Chronic Disease at Bay

    Fitness Keeps Chronic Disease at Bay
    Being physically fit in your middle years (30s, 40s and 50s) extends your lifespan. And new research suggests it also increases the odds of your aging in good health, free from chronic illness. Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center and The Cooper Institute analyzed the medical records of 18,670 study participants over a 40-year span. The data followed them later...
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  7. 5 Common Myths About Prostate Health

    5 Common Myths About Prostate Health
    Myth #1: If you have prostate symptoms, it is likely to be cancer. False. There are clinical conditions of the prostate gland that are not cancer, including the following: Prostatism - any condition of the prostate that causes interference with the flow of urine from the bladder. Prostatitis - inflammation that may be accompanied by discomfort, pain, frequent or infrequent...
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  8. Expert Tips For Healthy Skin, Hair And Nails

    Expert Tips For Healthy Skin, Hair And Nails
    The hair, nails and skin are the body’s protection against damaging effects of harsh environmental elements – the sun’s ultraviolet rays, heat, cold, dirt, and abrasive surfaces. Together, they present your physical self to the world, which is why most of us want to keep them in good working order and healthy, vibrant appearance. Here is a list of daily...
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  9. Physical activity helps prevent Alzheimer’s

    Physical activity helps prevent Alzheimer’s
    Many Americans fear Alzheimer ’s disease, and with good reason. Nearly 5.5 million of us already have it, and those numbers are expected to rise in the next decade. We fear it not only because of the impact cognitive decline would have in our own lives, but because of the suffering and expense it would entail for our loved ones...
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  10. Could Reducing Your Risk of “Metabolic Syndrome” Be as Simple as…Nuts?

    Could Reducing Your Risk of “Metabolic Syndrome” Be as Simple as…Nuts?
    A team of researchers at Louisiana State University Agricultural Center seems to think so. A recent study* whose results were published in The Journal of American College of Nutrition, reports a beneficial effect for tree nuts on reducing a group of risk factors collectively known as “metabolic syndrome”, which is associated with the development of type 2 diabetes and coronary artery...
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