End Your Sugar Addiction

It doesn’t matter how sophisticated we have become. In one sense we haven’t developed one bit since the stone age: our brains still tell us “sugar is good” eat as much as you can!. During Read More

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Risks

Risk factors for Alzheimer’s dementia may be apparent as early as our teens and 20s, according to new research reported at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® (AAIC®) 2020. These risk factors, many of which are Read More

Eating Nuts to Fight Heart Disease

The International Nut and Dried Fruit Council would like to highlight the importance of adding nuts to a healthy and balanced diet on a daily basis, controlling our weight and maintaining a good health. In Read More

Does Marriage Impact Heart Health?

The available research points to an association between marital status and health, but it’s not clear whether this observed link is influenced by the health of people entering into marriage or the protective effects of Read More

Spending time outside is good for you

Living close to nature and spending time outside has significant and wide-ranging health benefits — according to new research from the University of East Anglia. A new report published today reveals that exposure to greenspace Read More

An Unusual Ally in Controlling Blood Pressure

Skin plays a surprising role in helping regulate blood pressure and heart rate, according to scientists at the University of Cambridge and the Karolinska Institute, Sweden. While this discovery was made in mice, the researchers Read More

Tests to Help Predict Heart Disease

Combined, results from the five tests — an EKG, a limited CT scan, and three blood tests — better predict who will develop heart disease compared with standard strategies that focus on blood pressure, cholesterol, Read More

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