Exercise reduces Alzheimer’s disease and MCI neurodegeneration

active_human_background_excercise_gestures_colorful_silhouette_icons_6827910A new study, published in the journal of the International Neuropsychological Society on Nov. 19th 2015, has revealed that exercise reduces brain shrinkage and neurodegeneration associated with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Depressed thoughts affects and damages memory

viciouscircle1A new study published by the Center for Brain Health at the University of Texas has specified that depressed thoughts may damage memory.  The research participants consisted of 75 students, thirty classified as having depressive symptoms and 45 categorized as not exhibiting depressive symptoms. All participants were asked to respond to a sentence featuring depressive thoughts, such as “I am sad” or “people don’t like me” or neutral information. They were asked to remover a string of numbers.

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Neighborhood exposure to healthy food choices are important for bone health at all stages of life

x1495301305912.jpg.pagespeed.ic.GziiPlLgAr.jpgA new study published in the Osteoporos International journal has investigated the bone health of 1,107 children participating in the Southampton Women’s Survey.

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Teen health improved by exercise

download (5)A new study, published in the journal Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental, by Researchers at the in the UK has revealed that children and teenagers should do at least 60 minutes of a day. Short bursts of activity such as cycling to school, walking or running around during the recess, and doing sports and gymnastics has an accumulative effect and a beneficial effect on .

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Mediterranean diet compound alters gut microbes, preventing heart disease

THUMBNAIL_Fotolia_85242794.greekfoodGut bacteria turn unhealthy foods into metabolic byproducts that clog arteries. A new study, published in the journal Cell, has revealed that gut microbes can treat heart disease in humans. Continue reading “Mediterranean diet compound alters gut microbes, preventing heart disease”

Anti-oxidant foods contribute to preventing chronic health conditions

downloadAnti-oxidant food contributes to reducing oxidative stress which causes coronary artery disease. The relationship between vegetables and fruit with specific anti-oxidant content has been investigated in many studies revealing a reduced risk of chronic diseases. Caretonoids and polyphenols are inversely associated with chronic artery disease and mortality is increased with beta carotene and Vitamin C and E.

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Engaging in physical activity year-round reduces bronchospams. Controls Asthma.

download (4)A new study published in the BMJ Open Respiratory Research has analyzed the exercise habits of 643 participants who have been diagnosed with asthma.

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Low blood sugar may have adverse effects on the heart; increasing mortality rate

blood-sugar-levels-and-paleo_diagram_of_excessive_blood_glucoseThe journal of Diabetes has published a new study from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University specifying the impact of hypoglycemia on the heart.  Hypoglycemia is defined as having low blood sugar (when the level of sugar (glucose) in the blood is too low).

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Coconut oil controls fungal gut pathogen. Food a powerful ally in reducing the risk of disease

downloadA new study published by Tufts University has specified that coconut oil controls gut bacteria that may cause health problems.

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