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How you can be fit but not healthy: diet AND exercise matter

Thanks to Idaho Spud for calling our attention to this article! Summary: Exercise doesn't erase the effects of a junk diet, and while exerc…

Started by Grinning Cat

1 Mar 31, 2014
Reply by Steph S.

Brain Damage from Sleep Loss

 25% of a bundle of nerve cells associated with alertness and cognitive function in mice died after sleep similar to shift workers. Crammin…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Mar 20, 2014
Reply by Idaho Spud

High-protein diet raises cancer risk in middle age

In a long-term epidemiological study on over 6800 adults,they found people ages 50 to 65 who ate a diet rich in animal proteins during midd…

Started by Luara

3 Mar 11, 2014
Reply by Luara

Good midlife diet prevents dementia later

Healthy midlife diet may prevent dementia later What you eat in your forties has a huge impact on your mid sixties mental function. Damn, c…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 11, 2014

Tryptophan deficiency causes bad cholesterol

'Bad cholesterol' indicates an amino acid deficiency, researcher says If your low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or the “bad cholesterol” is too…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 8, 2014

Climate Destabilization impacts health

Column: Climate Change Means Living Sicker and Dying Quicker Linda Marsa pulls together information on how our health will suffer from foss…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 2, 2014

Does It Cost More to Eat Healthy?

Dec 17, 2013 04:50 PM We're all told to eat healthier food. But is the financial burden of this demand too much for some families to bear?…

Started by Steph S.

7 Dec 19, 2013
Reply by Luara

Eat nuts, live longer?

People who ate a handful of nuts every day were 20% less likely to die from any cause over 30 years than those who didn't eat nuts, in the…

Started by Grinning Cat

6 Dec 14, 2013
Reply by Randall Smith

Vitamin D

Dr Cedric Garland has convinced me to take 5,000 to 6,000 IU of vit D daily. There's is also this. Vitamin D Could Lower Risk of Develop…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

19 Dec 7, 2013
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Omega-3s protective for Alzheimer's

Omega-3 Dietary Supplements Pass Blood-Brain Barrier Ordinary antioxidants haven't been found to fight Alzheimer's disease, probably becaus…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Dec 5, 2013


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