Healthy Midlife Diet May Preserve Memory, Prevent Mental Illness

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Scientists: Probiotics Are Quite Useless

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4 Cooking Mistakes That Make You Gain Weight

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You’ll be shocked to learn what happens to your body just from walking daily. The real question is, do you have an extra 15 to 30 minutes free every day? Within a 24 hour period, anyone has a half an hour to spare. What should you do with that time? Walk of course. There are …

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Maintaining a healthy diet in midlife is independently associated with a larger hippocampus years later and may protect against mental illness and cognitive decline, researchers say. “This is the first major study to investigate long-term diet impact at midlife on hippocampus structures. Our study contributes to the growing body of evidence that shows overall diet impact …

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Massage therapy can increase physical fitness, relieve pain, reduce stress, improve sleep & more! What you need to know to choose the right massage… For centuries massage has been helping people manage pain and stress. Today massage therapyhas become an essential part of healthcare treatment plans for many pain conditions. Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute massage therapist Tracy …

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A group of scientists in Israel claim foods that are packed with good bacteria – called probiotics – are almost useless. Their study is among the most detailed analyses of what happens when we consume probiotics. They are seen as healthy and good for the gut, but the results found they had little or no effect …

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FDA study gets to the heart of expired medicine and safety The big question is, do pills expire? With a splitting headache, you reach into your medicine cabinet for some aspirin only to find the stamped expiration date on the medicine bottle is more than a year out of date. So, does medicine expire? Do …

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What harm can having too little of vitamin B12 do? Consider this: Over the course of two months, a 62-year-old man developed numbness and a “pins and needles” sensation in his hands, had trouble walking, experienced severe joint pain, began turning yellow, and became progressively short of breath. The cause was lack of vitamin B12 in his …

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Cooking at home seems like a far healthier option than dining out, right? Maybe not. A recent study found that the more time middle-aged women spent cooking at home, the more likely they were to suffer from metabolic syndrome. The reason for the finding may be that the study didn’t identify exactly what the women …

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CDC Reports 1 in 6 Get Sick from Foodborne Illnesses Each Year. About 48 million people (1 in 6 Americans) get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die each year from foodborne diseases, according new estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s 48 millions harmed by contaminated food. There were 122 food …

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It’s about time to add red meat and cheese back to your diet.This is because researchers at McMaster University in Canada have found that consuming red meat and cheese reduces your chances of dying early. McMaster professor of nutrition and epidemiology and principal investigator at the university’s Population Health Research Institute, Andrew Mente and his team …

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Avocados are versatile, trendy and delicious, but could they also be the key to weight loss? That’s what one Loma Linda University doctor believes, and he’s willing to pay volunteers $300 to eat an avocado a day in order to prove it. Although the study has not yet concluded, experts suggest his hypothesis may not be that far-fetched. …

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