96% of People Who Died of Coronavirus In One Study Lacked This Vitamin

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Months ago, in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, we advised you to take vitamin D.  

At the time, because COVID-19 was so new, there were no studies showing that vitamin D was effective against it. But vitamin D had a strong track record against the flu and other viral respiratory illnesses. Therefore, researchers believed it was likely to work against coronavirus as well.

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Low-Carb Diet Reverses Brain Aging, Study Finds

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A major new study on brain aging has good news and bad news…

The bad news is that your brain starts to decline much earlier than previously believed, in your late 40s. 

The good news is that you can prevent and even reverse this decline by eating fewer carbohydrates. 

The study was published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Pandemic Support: 5 Ways to Improve Lung Health

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The condition of your lungs has never been more important.

The coronavirus attacks the respiratory system. That means the strength of your lungs may determine if you live or if you die if you get COVID-19.

When people are infected, the virus travels to the mucus membranes before spreading to the lungs. To control the infection, the body responds with inflammation in the lungs.

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Coronavirus: Could This Be Why More Americans Are Dying?

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The U.S. has the highest obesity rate by far of any developed country. The vast majority of Americans—nearly three-quarters of us—are either obese or overweight.

This would be a major health crisis in the best of times. But during the coronavirus pandemic, it is proving to be even more deadly.

Four recent studies show that obesity may be the single greatest risk factor other than age for having a severe case of COVID-19 or dying of it.

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One Avocado Does This to Your Brain

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Nootropics and Brain Support by Garry Messick0 Comments

Avocados are one the trendiest foods among health-conscious people. For good reason.

Years ago, they were considered fattening. But then researchers discovered that they actually help you lose weight.

Studies have also found that they lower inflammation, protect against heart disease, and lower your risk for cancer

Now, new research shows that avocados have another important benefit: They make you smarter. 

Professor Naiman Khan led the study and published it in the International Journal of Psychophysiology.

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Breathing Is Making You Fat

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

If you have weight issues, you may have joked that you get heavier merely by looking at food. Of course, that’s impossible.

But a new study shows that simply breathing can actually cause you to pack on weight.[1]

The study was published in the journal Environment International. It found that breathing a certain kind of pollution can trigger obesity.

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