Intense Workouts Preserve Your Memory Function

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December 15, 2017 | 71,685 Views

Do you give your brain this mind-enhancing workout? If you want to grow new neurons, improve your IQ and prevent age-related brain deterioration, do this. In one recent study, a significant memory boost was gained in just six weeks.

Resistance Training Boosts Well-Being in Your Later Years

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December 15, 2017 | 17,726 Views

Less than 25 percent of Americans over 45 do this, but it improves your mental outlook, satisfaction with life and reduces your risk of injury and falls. I'll share strategies you can use at home that help you enjoy these benefits.

Organic Leaders Take Fight for Authentic Organics to the Grocery Aisles

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December 14, 2017 | 115,496 Views

Fake organics abound these days - and with the inclusion of this in the organic standards, it's at risk of becoming altogether moot. In particular, don't buy from these popular retailers, or you'll be paying a premium for a hoax.

Catastrophic Consequences of Chronic Sleep Deprivation

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December 14, 2017 | 18,944 Views

Sleeplessness has a devastating effect on your health and well-being, contributing to chronic illnesses such as dementia and Alzheimer's disease, obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Poor sleep also makes you two to three times more likely to develop a chronic pain condition.

Cloves Can Help Improve Your Oral Health and Immune Function

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December 14, 2017 | 34,699 Views

Cloves have been used to boost food flavor for hundreds of years. But somewhere behind its sweet and spicy taste hides a wide array of nutrients you can benefit from. Learn more about this spice.

The Nutrition Wars and Downfall of Big Food

The Nutrition Wars and Downfall of Big Food

December 13, 2017 | 107,716 Views

Could this dinosaur be about to die, as things are thrown into disarray? It's great news, but it's causing online incivility to get bad among dietitians. Stay tuned for this coming attraction.

Can a Cocoa Compound Delay Diabetes?

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December 13, 2017 | 19,390 Views

Based on its influence on blood glucose levels, researchers suggest a compound found in cocoa may help delay the onset of diabetes. Before you rush to eat more sugary chocolate, scientists note the beneficial compound resides in cocoa itself and could be realized only when it is consumed in very high amounts.

Glitter Has Become a Global Hazard

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December 13, 2017 | 17,117 Views

Children, adults and marine wildlife find glitter fascinating. Much of it enters waterways as food-sized microplastic particles. I'll share why glitter is receiving attention from environmentalists and safer alternatives to meet your needs.

Dirt Shirts and SITO: Promoting Organic Apparel and Eco-Friendly Fashion

Dirt Shirts and SITO: Promoting Organic Apparel and Eco-Friendly Fashion

December 12, 2017 | 68,651 Views

Direct from Texas and referred to as 'dirt shirts,' if you've never had the opportunity to wear one, you won't believe how soft they are. What's more, they are sustainable, and contribute to the regeneration of the environment.

Increase in Vaccine-Related Shoulder Injuries

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December 12, 2017 | 16,813 Views

Shoulder injury related to vaccine administration, or SIRVA, is on the rise. The condition, which causes rapid onset of pain and decreased range of motion in the shoulder, is most common in adults, following repeat vaccinations like the flu shot, and is thought to be caused by receiving an injection too high on the shoulder.

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