And just in the nick of time… You don’t have to feel guilty about enjoying dessert this holiday season. One popular (and delicious) holiday treat may help improve your brain. In fact, it actually boosts your brain function.
New research has found yet another link to what we eat and Alzheimer’s disease.
Researchers from the Mayo Clinic tracked people between the ages of 70 and 89.1
Okay. So it isn’t exactly breaking news that as we age, our brains don’t seem to work like they used to. But there have been amazing breakthroughs in recent years that help prevent and slow down the aging process.
Of course, we all know that drugs have side effects… often serious ones. But you certainly wouldn’t expect the drug you are taking to prevent a certain disease to actually make it worse. Or even cause the disease itself! But in fact, that is what many of them do.
You already know that exercise is good for you. It reduces your risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer… the list goes on. Research continues to confirm the health benefits of exercise.
There are a lot of relatively small things that can make a huge impact on your health and reduce your overall risk for disease. Things like getting more sunlight… consuming more antioxidants in your diet… or cutting out the sugar and sticking to low-glycemic foods.