2018 Jan 12

Exercise in the Prevention and Treatment of Almost Every Chronic Disease

By |2018-01-12T12:39:31+00:00January 12th, 2018|Categories: Exercise|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Exercise may be described as a 'polypill' to prevent and/or treat almost every chronic disease, with obvious benefits such as its low cost and practical lack of adverse effects. As opposed to exercise though, no drug intervention has proven efficient to maintain muscle fitness, a key factor to ensure independent living throughout all stages of life. [...]

2014 Dec 7

Top 11 Health Issues for Middle-Aged and Elderly Women

By |2014-12-07T11:57:39+00:00December 7th, 2014|Categories: Exercise, Nutrition, Seniors|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Multiple health issues affect women throughout life differently from men (or do not affect men at all).   Although attention to women's health is important in all stages in life, health among middle-aged and elderly women has not received enough attention by researchers and policy-makers.  To improve women's quality of life and promote a long-lasting and active role [...]

2014 May 3

Simple Steps to Better Health

By |2014-05-03T17:28:51+00:00May 3rd, 2014|Categories: Exercise, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

With the goal of making the healthy choice your easy choice, here are some simple steps to health: Remember that small changes in sleep, activity, and nutrition can make a big difference in your health. Challenge yourself weekly to gain a new healthy habit and break an old unhealthy habit. Create an environment around you [...]

2014 Apr 20

Coffee Protects Your DNA?

By |2014-04-20T14:02:06+00:00April 20th, 2014|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Apparently so.  A new randomized controlled study analyzed the impact of consuming a dark roast coffee blend on the level of spontaneous DNA strand breaks. Quantifying spontaneous DNA strand breaks is a well established marker of health risk.  Eighty-four healthy men were randomized to consume daily for 4 weeks either 750 ml of fresh coffee brew or 750 ml of [...]