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What Is the Common Denominator Among the Five Healthiest Diets

2016-09-29 16:10

If you want a long life, an important step to take is to clean up your diet. But which diet do you choose? Scan the shelves of any bookstore or library and you will see a wide variety in what “experts” think you should eat.

Scientists have long studied regions around the world where people live to be 100 and older.

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Natural remedy for brain health in old age: stay active earlier in life

2016-09-10 07:06

A new study has found moderately vigorous physical activity is associated with better cognition 25 years later.

Alzheimer's is a dreaded disease of old age with no cure. There is therefore a keen interest in trying to prevent this form of dementia.

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You may be able to beat Alzheimer's with a good diet and exercise

2016-08-17 14:08

A new UCLA study shows it may be possible to beat Alzheimer's with such natural treatments and home remedies like a good diet and exercise.

Alzheimer's disease is a dreaded disease that causes dementia in the elderly.

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These Foods May Lower Your Risk of Physical Disability

2016-06-28 16:29

How do you picture yourself in your senior years? Hopefully just as active and mobile as when you were young. Improving your diet may help your physical function later in life.

We may be living longer, but some research says that we aren’t as healthy and mobile in our older years due to an increase in chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and Type 2 Diabetes.

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Alzheimer’s Drug Aricept 23 (Donepezil) #4 on the List of Top 10 Most Dangerous Drugs

2015-10-19 20:58

Also see nutritional changes you can make now to possibly prevent Alzheimer's disease.

Alzheimer’s is an insidious and heartbreaking disease often misrecognized or misdiagnosed as “normal aging” or mere “forgetfulness”.

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Are you doing this one cheap and easy thing for a healthy brain?

2015-04-29 10:18

Boston University Medical Center researchers have linked one simple thing that can keep our brain youthful. Findings published in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology are the first to show genuine brain health benefits from physical fitness among older adults.

Investigators for the study say they hope the finding gives older adults motivation for exercise.

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Physician assistants could be the cure to doctor shortage

2015-03-31 22:27

The Association of American Medical Colleges estimates that there will be a shortage of 90,000 doctors by 2020. The combination of aging doctors who are getting closer to retirement and a higher demand for their services is creating a problem. However, physician assistants offer an alternative that can help the shortage.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has found more than 5,000 primary care health professional shortage areas around the country.

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Get enough of this if you want to improve memory for up to 28 years

2015-01-26 12:59

If you want to boost your memory and learning skills as you age, a new study suggests that maintaining good quality sleep when you're younger can result in better cognitive functioning for up to 28 years as you age.

A new study suggests that getting enough quality sleep when you’re younger results in a better memory when you’re older.

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Mediterranean diet just might keep our DNA younger

2014-12-02 21:31

We all know we're going to grow older, but doing so gracefully is a challenge. Researchers have discovered eating a Mediterranean diet could have an anti-aging effect that happens at a cellular level. In a first study, scientists have discovered something new about why eating Mediterranean foods like olives, plenty of veggies, healthy oils, nuts, seafood and lean meats just might help keep our DNA younger and healthier.

The Mediterranean diet continually outshines other types of diets when it comes to promoting health.

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