the no 1 vitamin to keep your brain ‘young and healthy’—and foods to eat every day

As a nutritional psychiatrist, I always make it a point to maintain a well-balanced diet. Much of that has to do with making sure I get all the right vitamins, especially because it’s essential to preventing cognitive decline. And given that the risk of neurological diseases increases as we get older, one question I often … Read more

Music Is Just as Powerful at Improving Mental Health as Exercise, Review Suggests

The next time you’re not able to get out to the gym, maybe spin some records instead: new research suggests the positive impact on mental health from singing, playing, or listening to music is around the same impact experienced with exercise or weight loss . That’s based on a meta-analysis covering 26 previous studies and … Read more

Muscle Strengthening Linked to Lower Risk of Dying – Even in Short Amounts

Spending just 30-60 minutes a week on muscle strengthening exercises could be enough to significantly reduce your risk of dying, according to a new study – even with no extra cardio exercise like running or cycling added in.   Based on an analysis of 16 previous studies, covering up to 25 years of research and … Read more

Exercise improves heart and brain health

ISU study shows exercise improves heart and brain health Updated: 7:31 AM CST Feb 15, 2022 Hide Transcript Show Transcript STEVE: KCCI SENIOR REPORTER TODD MAGEL SHOWS US HOW STAYING ACTIVE IS BENEFICIAL IN THLONGE RUN. TODD: THEY KNOW A LOT ABOUT THE BENEFITS OF EXERSECI HERE. IT’S ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR SPOTS ON … Read more

The Main Reason People Avoid Fast Food May Not Be Unhealthiness, Study Finds

On any given day, about one in three adult Americans eats fast food. There are some problems associated with this. Lots of research suggests fast food isn’t good for you, and it’s been linked to the obesity epidemic affecting millions in the US, among a host of other issues related to health. But according to … Read more

Just Two Simple Muscle Exercises Can Help Reduce Dizziness When Standing Up

Feeling dizzy or light-headed when standing is a common experience caused by a drop in blood pressure. When this blood pressure dip is very brief and rapid, and not tied to any other health problems, it’s referred to as initial orthostatic hypotension or IOH.   New research suggests some simple muscle exercises before or after standing … Read more

Want to live longer? Get your diet right

Everyone wants to live longer. And we’re often told that the key to doing this is making healthier lifestyle choices, such as exercising, avoiding smoking and not drinking too much alcohol. Studies have also shown that diet can increase lifespan. A new study has found that eating healthier could extend lifespan by six to seven … Read more