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Simple Trick to Get a Mental Edge at Work

In All Health Watch, General Health, Health Warning, Longevity by INH Research

When you have a big day at work ahead of you, perhaps you prepare by getting a good night’s sleep.

The next morning, you might make sure to eat a hearty breakfast.

And you probably will start thinking about the tasks in front of you, anticipating problems and how to overcome them.

A new study shows there’s something else you should do.… Read More

This Berry Can Lower Blood Pressure as Much as a Prescription Drug, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research

Blueberries have long been known as a “superfood” because they contain high levels of antioxidants which help prevent the two leading causes of death in the U.S.: heart disease and cancer.

But a major study shows that they have another important benefit. Blueberries can lower blood pressure as much as prescription drugs. And the effect is almost instant…

They improve blood vessel function right after you eat them.… Read More

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Japan’s Secret for Long Life

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health by INH Research

Japan has the longest life expectancy of any other country. People there live to an average age of 84.3.

This is six years longer than people in the U.S. can expect to live.[1]

No one knows exactly why the Japanese people enjoy such long lives. But since ancient times, people in Japan have believed that a plant called ashitaba is important in supporting their health and well-being.… Read More

The Surprising Way Exercise Protects Against Alzheimer’s

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Featured Article, General Health by INH Research

Scientists have known for years that exercise not only keeps seniors in good physical shape, but it helps them stay mentally sharp. Study after study show that people who work out regularly perform better on cognitive tests as they get older.[i]

But researchers did not know exactly how physical activity improved memory and staved off dementia.

What is the mechanism?

Researchers may finally have an answer.… Read More

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This Superfood Is a Powerful Weight Loss Weapon

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, General Health, Gut Health by INH Research

Flaxseeds have been big in the natural health world in recent years. They are high in omega-3 fatty acids, which can prevent heart disease. They also are a great source of fiber. And they help fight inflammation.[1]

Researchers have recently discovered that this superfood may be a powerful weapon against obesity and diabetes.[2]

In a published in the American Journal of Physiology – Endocrinology and Metabolism researchers looked at the health effects of flaxseeds after they are broken down in the gut.… Read More

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Cooking Foods This Way Can Send You to an Early Grave

In All Health Watch by INH Research

You probably know that fried foods are unhealthy. But you probably don’t know exactly how much damage they do to your body.

A major study quantifies the health damage caused by eating fried foods regularly.

Studies have long shown that fried foods trigger heart disease and type 2 diabetes. But researchers at the University of Iowa also found a clear link between fried foods and premature death.[i]… Read More