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The #1 Factor for Healthy Aging

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

Healthy aging largely depends on just one factor.

If you have this single crucial marker of wellness, chances are that you will not get heart disease or suffer a stroke. You’ll likely avoid dementia. If you’re a man, you won’t have to worry about erectile dysfunction.[i]   

The condition of your blood vessels affects virtually every aspect of your health.

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It’s Silently Killing Your Liver

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Health Warning, Liver Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Years ago, liver disease carried a terrible stigma.

When someone had it, it was assumed they had a drinking problem. And back then, alcoholism was often viewed as a failure of character rather than the disease that it is.

Today, more Americans than ever have liver disease. But for the vast majority, it has nothing to do with alcohol.

The statistics are terrifying…

More than 30% of Americans have the most common form of liver disease.

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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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Natural Diet Pill Really Works, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Weight Loss by Garry Messick0 Comments

Drug companies know that if they can make an effective, safe diet pill, there will be massive demand and huge profits.

Many of the 73% of Americans who are overweight or obese would flock to a genuine solution to their weight problems.

But history is littered with disastrous diet drugs.

One of the first was dinitrophenol, sold in the 1930s. It boosted metabolism and burned body fat.

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Simple Food Swap Protects Vision as You Age

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

It’s a fact of life…

As you get older, your eyes get weaker.

The first sign may be trouble reading small print. Then you may find your night vision fading.

Eventually, like so many other older Americans, you may end up with cataracts, glaucoma, or macular degeneration. All of these can lead to blindness.

More than 4 million Americans over age 40 are legally blind because of these conditions and others that worsen with age.

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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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