Anti-Aging

  1. Night Vision and Driving

    Night Vision and Driving
      Just how safe are drivers who suffer with night vision problems? Let’s take a closer look. Vision and Reaction Times There are many variables involved.  What complicates the topic of older drivers and safety is that, not too surprisingly, older drivers are not the same. Health and reflex time varies considerably between drivers within any age group. So there...
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  2. Where Do Omega-3 Fatty Acids Come From?

    Where Do Omega-3 Fatty Acids Come From?
    According to studies published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, omega-3 fatty acids are among the most important nutrients we need for a healthy body and sharp mind. Not only do omega-3s lower the risk of heart disease and stroke, they also regulate cholesterol triglyceride levels, ease joint pain and support brain health. Let’s look at where these essential...
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  3. What Can Cause Short Term Memory Loss?

    What Can Cause Short Term Memory Loss?
    What is Short Term Memory Loss? Short term memory loss is when a person can remember events from years ago, for example, but cannot clearly remember things that happened yesterday. The short term memory is also known as the primary or active memory and covers events from seconds ago to several days ago. Stored in the frontal lobe of the...
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  4. How to Stop Worrying

    How to Stop Worrying
    As Mark Twain wisely said, “I am an old man and I have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.” Learning how to stop worrying is a good life lesson that can result in better health and an improved quality of life. Although worry can be an inherited trait, it is also a behavior pattern which...
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  5. Are Fish Oil Supplements Good for the Skin?

    Are Fish Oil Supplements Good for the Skin?
    Whoever said that “beauty is only skin deep” probably had beautiful skin! Skin is the body’s largest organ and millions of dollars a year are spent on creams, lotions and treatments to make it look glowing and wrinkle-free. However, it makes sense to treat the skin from the inside, as well as externally.  That’s where the benefits of omega-3 fish...
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  6. Three More Benefits of Exercise

    Three More Benefits of Exercise
    As you just learned in this week’s video, daily exercise is essential for weight loss and can help to lower your risk of chronic diseases like diabetes. It also has numerous other benefits.  Here are three more: Joint Health: Research shows that regular exercise helps to keep your joints healthy. It restores and preserves their flexibility, range of motion and...
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  7. 5 Signs and Symptoms You May be Vitamin E Deficient

    5 Signs and Symptoms You May be Vitamin E Deficient
    Vitamin E is a group of eight essential fat-soluble molecules that support a strong immune system. These antioxidants are used by cells in the body to carry out essential functions. Like many essential nutrients, a vitamin E deficiency can quickly lead to serious health problems. According to the National Institutes of Health, the body cannot produce vitamin E and must...
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  8. The Facts about Vitamin Deficiency Hair Loss

    The Facts about Vitamin Deficiency Hair Loss
    Extra hair in the shower drain can cause some people undue stress and anxiety.  While there are a number of reasons for hair loss, sometimes vitamin deficiency is to blame.  Hair follicles need a steady supply of certain nutrients for optimal health, and a less-than-adequate diet can lead to excessive shedding.  Fortunately, vitamin deficiency hair loss is easily corrected with...
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  9. Do You Have a Vitamin A Deficiency?

    Do You Have a Vitamin A Deficiency?
    It takes an entire alphabet of nutrients to keep the body healthy, and the list begins with vitamin A.  This important vitamin helps ensure that photoreceptors, or light-sensitive nerve cells in the eye's retina, function properly.  Vitamin A is also important to the health of the skin, lungs, intestine, and urinary tract, and it helps prevent infection.  Most people around...
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  10. Are You Suffering from Vitamin C Deficiency?

    Are You Suffering from Vitamin C Deficiency?
    Vitamins and minerals play a significant role when it comes to obtaining adequate nutrition and staying healthy.  Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, contributes to cell growth and repair, circulation, and iron absorption.  It is also important for the production of collagen, a protein found in blood vessels, skin, cartilage, ligaments, and tendons.  In most parts of the world...
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