As we age, our risk for heart disease can increase. Physical activity, along with good nutrition, is crucial to reducing heart disease risk. New research found that senior adults who were moderately inactive had a 14% reduction in cardiovascular events compared to senior adults that were not physically active at all. Imagine… just a small amount of low-impact physical … [Read more...] about Science Proves – A Little Exercise Is Better Than None!
Could These Foods Help You Live Longer?
Food fuels the body. It can also heal the body, and now research is showing that certain foods can even extend the length (and quality) of our lives! Berries, olives, fish, vegetables, dairy, nuts, and whole grains have all been touted as life-extenders. Fresh berries like strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries are packed with antioxidants, and have a lower … [Read more...] about Could These Foods Help You Live Longer?
Keeping A Healthy Brain As You Age
Research is finding that the long-known risk factors for heart disease and stroke are also risk factors for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's. The main risk factors are high blood pressure, cholesterol, and high blood sugar. It may seem like a strange connection at first, but give it deeper thought. If your blood vessels become clogged, blood is unable to flow … [Read more...] about Keeping A Healthy Brain As You Age