Fighting Parkinson’s With Health and Diet

Fighting Parkinson’s With Health and Diet Parkinson’s disease poses a challenge to those who are diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disorder. However, studies are showing that along with medication, there are two important ways to fight the disease: diet and exercise. The Parkinson’s Foundation reports that nearly one million people in the United States are living … Continue reading “Fighting Parkinson’s With Health and Diet”

Walk On: Benefits of Walking

Walk On: Benefits of Walking Al Roker has been on a weight loss journey for the past two decades. Al, a meteorologist, and co-anchor of NBC’s TODAY show underwent gastric bypass surgery when he was 340 pounds and wore size 54 Levi jeans. Maintaining his weight has been a struggle, but Al says, “I’m never … Continue reading “Walk On: Benefits of Walking”

Rejuvenate Your Immune System

Rejuvenate Your Immune System The immune system plays a vital role in helping the body fight against infectious diseases. But, the fight gets harder with older adults since the immune system does not offer the same protection as it once did. As a result, people over 65 become significantly more susceptible to infectious diseases. This … Continue reading “Rejuvenate Your Immune System”

A Study On Depression Reveals The Best Diet To Boost Mood

A Study On Depression Reveals The Best Diet To Boost Mood When you think of the favorite foods of men between the ages of 18 and 24, the Mediterranean diet would probably not come to mind. Yet, a new study found that the Mediterranean diet, which has an abundance of plant-based foods, may improve depression … Continue reading “A Study On Depression Reveals The Best Diet To Boost Mood”

Are Morning Walks Good For You?

Are Morning Walks Good For You? Tracee Herbaugh, a writer and journalist in the Boston area, wanted to shake up her morning routine. So, after dropping off her children at the bus stop, Tracee decided to walk in her neighborhood, even on cold and blustery mornings. Tracee said she chose to walk early in the … Continue reading “Are Morning Walks Good For You?”

Over 60? Things To Do To Live Longer

Over 60? Things To Do To Live Longer If you’re over 60, you may be making retirement plans. If so, you can also plan to add years to your life. Research-based evidence shows that adopting healthy lifestyle habits can increase your longevity. The good news is it’s never too late to reorder your life. Here … Continue reading “Over 60? Things To Do To Live Longer”

Slow Walking vs Fast Walking: A Cardiologist’s Verdict

Slow Walking vs Fast Walking: A Cardiologist’s Verdict Health and nutrition experts agree that walking is a good exercise that yields great health benefits. And, studies have supported those claims. But what has been debated over the years is which type of walking is the best: slow or fast. Some experts like Dr. Michael Weinrauch, … Continue reading “Slow Walking vs Fast Walking: A Cardiologist’s Verdict”