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Stretching and Balance Exercises Can Avert Mental Decline, Image: MIA Studio/AdobeStock.com - To protect against memory loss, simple stretching and balance exercises work as well as hard-driving aerobics, concludes a new study from...

Fruit and Vitamin B6 May Relieve Anxiety and Depression, Image: Jo Sonn/Unsplash.com- The best strategy to stay upbeat may be to reach for the fruit bowl, suggests a new study comparing the habits and mental states of 428 people published in the British Journal of Nutrition. Researchers at the UK’s Aston University found...

Longevity Diet Also <br />Involves Fasting, Image: logo3in1/AdobeStock.com - After reviewing hundreds of studies on nutrition, diseases and longevity in laboratory animals and humans, the optimal diet for longevity has “lots of legumes, whole grains and...

Probiotic May Increase Skin Moisture, Image: Oksana/AdobeStock.com - Dry skin can afflict people at any age, particularly those living in dry climates, and it is commonplace in older people due...

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Viewing Art Online Improves Well-Being, Image: Visualmind/AdobeStock.com- Art and music have long been said to soothe the savage soul, and hundreds of studies have shown that people’s moods...

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Pump Iron to Boost Sleep, Image: daxiao productions/AdobeStock.com - For the one in three Americans that are sleep-deprived, working out with resistance exercises to strengthen muscles may produce longer and deeper shuteye than...

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Consider Herbs from Traditional Asian Medicine for Diabetes, Image: Anna Pou/Pexels.com - Diabetes is rampant in the world today, particularly in low- and middle-income countries, but it was also a health condition many centuries ago among...

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Practice Sitting Tai Chi to Recover from a Stroke, Image: Elnur/AdobeStock.com - Tai chi, an ancient Chinese martial art, typically involves moving the arms and feet in intricate, slow patterns, but a new study in the American Heart Association journal Stroke found...

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Eat Grains to Reduce Inflammation and Liver Disease Risk, Image: Polina Tankilevitch/Pexels.com - Although most Americans eat only one-third of the recommended amount, nutrient-rich, whole grains already have been shown to play a key role in...

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Sleep: The Key to Healthy Aging, Image: by Mary E. Miller-Wilson 
- After more than a decade managing Functional Medicine patients, the single biggest issue plaguing men and women alike is a lack of quality sleep. Life in 2022 is fast-paced, stress levels are high for most people, and managing/balancing home and work life is a...

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