Those berries adorning your breakfast cereal or topping your yogurt may be doing more than merely adding fruity flavor to your day
If youre already worried about your weight and diet
Even well into your golden years, exercise can extend your life-and the greatest benefits come just from getting
Two new studies add to the evidence that staying physically active helps protect your brain-and fill in some gaps in that research
With blueberries and more exotic fruits like aai getting so much press, its easy to overlook the health benefits of the good old strawberry.
To reduce risk of cognitive decline, consume more omega-3s and unsaturated oils, fewer foods high in saturated fat.
Recent research indicates that getting too much iron could be a concern for older people at risk for age-related neurogenerative brain diseases, such as Alzheimers, Parkinsons and dementia.
Even the experts sometimes need a little nudge to get exercising. Miriam E. Nelson, PhD, director of Tufts John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity
Getting a good nights sleep is good for more than just feeling perkier the next morning. Studies have shown that adequate sleep contributes to healthier blood pressure, cholesterol and triglyceride levels. On the other hand, people who fall short in sleep hours are more likely to be overweight or obese and to be diagnosed with hypertension.
Consuming too many carbohydrates could be bad for your brain, according to recent research linking high carbohydrate intake to greater risk of mild cognitive impairment.