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Walk This Way for Better Health

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular, Longevity, Mental Health, Weight Loss by Garry Messick0 Comments

Walking is the nation’s most popular form of exercise. More than a third of us—111 million Americans—routinely go for walks to maintain our health and wellness.[1]

The benefits of walking are both profound and well-proven. Putting one foot in front of the other is linked to longer life, weight loss, stronger bones and muscles, better mood, improved lung function, and lower risk of Alzheimer’s.

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Moderate Drinking Improves Cognition

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Dementia, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

Like a glass (or two) of wine with dinner?

Here’s good news…

A major new study of nearly 20,000 Americans shows that moderate drinking actually helps preserve your memory and thinking skills as you get older.

The research was published in the journal JAMA Network Open. It showed that men who had fewer than 15 drinks a week were 34% less likely to experience cognitive decline.

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5 Healthy Habits That Prevent Alzheimer’s

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Dementia, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise by Garry Messick0 Comments

Five behaviors lower your chances of Alzheimer’s disease. The more of them you follow, the lower your risk.

That’s the finding of major new study that was published in the journal Neurology.

The researchers analyzed lifestyle data from 2,765 older people. None had Alzheimer’s at the start of the study. After six years, 608 developed the disease.[1]

The researchers found these five healthy behaviors lowered Alzheimer’s risk:

  • A Mediterranean diet.
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What Belly Fat Does to Your Brain

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

It’s certainly no fun to look down and see a ring of blubber around your midsection. But belly fat is far more than a cosmetic issue.

It’s a serious health problem.

It’s strongly linked to America’s top two causes of death: heart disease and cancer.[1]

And now a new study shows that extra abdominal fat dramatically increases your chances of getting Alzheimer’s disease.

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These Spices Fight the Underlying Cause of Cancer, Heart Disease, and Alzheimer’s

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cancer, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

Out-of-control inflammation is how COVID-19 kills.

And inflammation is the underlying cause of cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, and many other deadly health conditions. A recent medical journal review called inflammation “the most significant cause of death in the world today.”[1]

Harvard University researchers go even further. They say inflammation may cause all disease. They call it the “unifying theory” of illness.

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The Anti-Alzheimer’s Food Ingredient You Need

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Dementia, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by Garry Messick2 Comments

A recent survey found that Americans fear Alzheimer’s more than any other illness, even cancer.[1]

We find it so terrifying because when Alzheimer’s robs us of our ability to think and remember, it essentially takes away who we are.

It is a horrible kind of living death.  But there’s another reason Alzheimer’s is scary…

Consider this list of the top eight medical causes of death in the U.S….

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