Posts Tagged Exercise

A short bout of exercise enhances brain function…

Summary: Neuroscientists, working with mice, have discovered that a short burst of exercise directly boosts the function of a gene that increases connections between neurons in the hippocampus, the region of the brain associated with learning and memory… Read the full article here at Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190702184555.htm Advertisements

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Feeling Overwhelmed? Try This Simple Relaxing Exercise…

(Intro from mind body green) When we feel stressed or anxious, it’s not uncommon for our breath to become shallow—we may even feel like we’re holding our breath. As you can guess, this doesn’t help when trying to relieve anxiety… You can read the rest of this article here: https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/feeling-overwhelmed-try-this-simple-relaxing-exercise

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Not Losing Weight? New Study Says This Could Be Why…

(from mind body green) Hormones have a lot of control over our day-to-day functioning. They determine how we feel, how we think, and even to some extent how we look. So when it comes to losing or gaining weight, it’s not surprising to hear that hormones could have something to do with it. If you’re […]

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What’s Age Got to Do with It?…

It’s often said:  It’s not how old you are, it’s how old you feel.  New research shows that physiological age is a better predictor of survival than chronological age… Read the article here @ enn.com: https://www.enn.com/articles/56768-what-s-age-got-to-do-with-it

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15 Weight Loss Tricks That Make You Less Hungry…

A little health advice from powerofpositivity.com: https://www.powerofpositivity.com/15-weight-loss-tricks/

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It Might Stress You Out to Know What Stress Is Doing to Your Brain…

Intro from LiveScience.com:  If you’re already feeling stressed out, sorry, but there’s one more thing you might need to worry about: A new study finds that stress may impair your memory now and quicken cognitive decline later in life… Read the article here: https://www.livescience.com/63913-stress-messes-with-brain.html

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Physical activity necessary to maintain heart-healthy lifestyle…

Summary from sciencedaily.com:  Exercise and physical activity are of vast global importance to prevent and control the increasing problem of heart disease and stroke, according to a review article… Read the full article here: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180924144042.htm

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This Professor Called Coconut Oil ‘Pure Poison.’ Is She Right?…

A Harvard nutrition professor’s lecture has ignited a new front in the battle over coconut oil. In one camp, coconut oil acolytes who claim the stuff can prevent heart disease, increase metabolism and burn fat. In the other, researchers like University of Freiburg professor Karin Michels, who called the stuff “pure poison”… Read the article […]

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Most People Don’t Know This: Not Getting Enough Exercise Ups Your Cancer Risk…

Getting too little exercise is tied to an increased risk of cancer — but according to a new study, most people in the U.S. don’t know this… Read about it here at Live Science: https://www.livescience.com/63287-not-enough-exericse-cancer-risk.html

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This Is The Most Important Thing You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer’s (No Matter Your Age)…

This article from mind body green contains some good advice and information for everyone and anyone to read. Hope you enjoy it, check it out here: https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/alzheimers-prevention-101

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Do You Have Healthy Blood Sugar? Here’s How To Tell + How To Lower It Naturally…

(from mind body green) We’ve all experienced the profound impact our blood sugar levels have on energy and mood, and it’s no fun. But beyond being an energy-draining annoyance, imbalanced blood sugar can seriously impair your ability to meet the demands of daily life, and—if chronically elevated—wreak havoc on your long-term health… Read the full […]

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Multivitamins do not promote cardiovascular health…

Summary:  Multivitamins and mineral supplements do not prevent heart attacks, strokes or cardiovascular death. Data pooled from multiple studies show no health benefit of multivitamins… Read more about this data collection and analysis at Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180710072023.htm

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Here’s How Much Exercise You Need to Give Your Brain a Boost…

Physical activity is good for both the body and mind. Indeed, doctors have long known that exercise improves thinking and slows the rate of cognitive decline, particularly among older adults. But what kind — and how much — exercise is needed to achieve a healthier brain? See full article here: https://www.livescience.com/62696-exercise-physical-activity-cognitive-skills.html

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When Heart Disease Runs in the Family, Exercise May be Best Defense…

Intro:  Exercise may be the best way to keep hearts healthy – and it works even for people with a genetic pre-disposition for heart disease, according to new findings in the American Heart Association’s journal, Circulation… Read more at enn.com: https://www.enn.com/articles/54296-when-heart-disease-runs-in-the-family-exercise-may-be-best-defense

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A lifetime of regular exercise slows down aging, study finds…

Summary:  A group of older people who have exercised all of their lives, were compared to a group of similarly aged adults and younger adults who do not exercise regularly. The results showed that those who have exercised regularly have defied the aging process, having the immunity, muscle mass, and cholesterol levels of a young […]

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7 Mental Health Tips From Therapists That Actually Work…

There’s so much competing thoughts as to what works in the world of therapy, it can be hard to discern the right course of treatment for every individual situation…  Read the article here at enn.com: http://blog.enn.com/7-mental-health-tips-from-therapists-that-actually-work/

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How many carbohydrates do you need to boost your mood?…

Some health and diet advice from NaturalNews.com: https://www.naturalnewsblogs.com/many-carbohydrates-need-boost-mood/

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Could ‘Facial Yoga’ Really Make You Look Younger?…

Regularly practicing facial “yoga,” or exercises for your facial muscles, may actually make you look younger, early research suggests…  Read about it at livescience.com: https://www.livescience.com/61323-facial-exercises-look-younger.html

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