We tend to think of exercise’s main benefits as keeping our weight down and maintaining good cardiovascular health. But we can add six more reasons why older adults should exercise regularly: 1) better overall health, 2) improved attention and 3) conflict resolution skills, 4) reduced risk of cognitive impairment, 5)
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Researchers develop risk calculator to predict survival in heart failure patients
A UCLA team has developed an easy-to-use “risk calculator” that helps predict heart failure patients’ chances of survival for up to five years and assists doctors in determining whether more or less aggressive treatment is appropriate. Given that heart failure
Cod liver oil is rich in omega-3s and vitamin D, making it beneficial to health in numerous ways. But watch out: cod liver oil can also contain toxic levels of vitamin A.
Fresh, tart, and full of flavor, citrus fruits are a healthy option to turn to in the winter.
Many people think of B12 as the vitamin to take for low energy, but vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms go way beyond feeling tired.
If you leave the house in a hurry every morning, neglecting to eat your breakfast, it might be time to rethink your morning routine.
Vegetables have always had a reputation for boosting our health. Research continues to support the long-held standard that a vegetable-rich diet is a key part of any complete nutrition plan—and a winning approach to optimal health and disease protection.
Research suggests that a vegetable-rich diet can lower your risk of certain