Study: Yoga is Better Than Brain Games at Preventing DementiaGreat news – wouldn’t you rather stretch your body than do Sudoku? A UCLA study concludes that three months of yoga practice helped seniors improve their faltering memories. Yoga and meditation helped participants be less depressed and anxious and they were better to cope with stress.
Study: Wine With Food is Very Positive for Health and OutlookThe Italians, French and Greek are pretty clear on this, but do you have wine with meals? More reasons why you should.
Study: 1-Minute of Intense Exercise May Have Big-Time Health BenefitsSprint more, jog less. Research is showing that less can be more when it comes to exercise. I’m smiling – are you? You still need to combine the intense minute with a few more minutes of active -- but not much.
Want to Live Longer? Eat Like the JapaneseThe average life expectancy in Japan is 87 for women – the longest of any population – and 80 for men. A study finds their diet, rich in fish and pickled vegetables, may add years to their life.
Researchers Believe Disease-Fighting BEER May Be CloseCould infections, cancer and inflammation be treated by beer? Sounds crazy but makes sense if you know anything about hops – the flowers that give beer much of its flavor.
Study: Blueberries’ Health Benefits Include Boosting Memory And ConcentrationWhat great news – who doesn’t love blueberries? Research that included 47 adults consuming blueberries or freeze-dried blueberry powder for sixteen weeks suggests the healthy antioxidants help prevent cognitive impairment, according to a team of University of Cincinnati scientists.
Study: Body Fat More Dangerous Than Body SizeThin does not equal healthy, according to new research. The scale doesn’t tell the whole story when it comes to the health risks of being overweight.
Study: Moments of Intense Joy Can Damage HeartHave you ever felt so elated you thought your heart might burst? New research said that extreme happiness and joy can also trigger the condition known as ‘broken heart syndrome,’ or takotsubo cardiomyopathy.
Study: Deep Frying Vegetables Makes Them HealthierHere's some good news.
10 Worst Cities For Fitness: Two Are In DFW!Yikes.
Study: Friends Are As Important As ExerciseThis could be a good excuse to skip your workout!
Plus-Sized Personal Trainer Is Being Applauded For Her New Year's Resolution!Do you agree with her thoughts?