Medical researchers continue to demonstrate that the development and progression of one of the most feared conditions of our generation is not an inevitable occurrence. Alzheimer`s disease affects 1 in 10 people by age 65 and nearly half of those aged 85 or older.
Break out the wineglasses. Dust off the beer mugs. And get ready to reacquaint yourself with your highball glasses.
When we were kids, our parents would chase us out of the house if we turned on the TV. “Go outside and play,” they’d say. “Television will rot your mind.”
When you think of rosemary, you probably envision the aromatic herb that adds a delicious flavor to many of your favorite dishes. However, rosemary is available as an essential oil that can help boost your body and mind.
You already know the Mediterranean diet -- rich in olive oil, fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, nuts, and fish -- is excellent for heart health.
There are probably a thousand reasons you’ve missed some sleep. Tax deadlines… pressure to work extra hours… getting the house ready for guests… The list is endless.
When it happens, you probably tell yourself, “I’ll make up for it on the weekend.”
Unfortunately, you can’t.
Cognitive decline is unnatural. Millions of aging adults consider an impaired capacity to think, reason and form new memories as the inevitable course of declining health. By accepting brain aging as normal, we condemn our senior years and live in constant fear of whether we will remember our family and friends or retain our personal identity.
You've probably heard about the bad rap vitamin D has been getting lately. The argument goes something like this...the vitamin D crisis isn't as bad as we thought. You probably don't need as much of it as we thought. But it's a free country. So go ahead and take 400 IU of it per day, if you want.
It’s true that your body needs sugar. But excess sugar is causing a real problem in the form of Advanced Glycation End-products, or AGEs for short.
Researchers found that older adults with larger waistlines, high blood pressure, and other factors that make up "metabolic syndrome" may be at a higher risk for memory loss.