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Increased Fiber Intake May Promote Longer and Healthier Life

Increased Fiber Intake May Promote Longer and Healthier Life

Fiber has been widely known to be good for the health because of its supporting role in important bodily functions. But now an even more important reason to up the fiber intake has been discovered by Australian researchers. A new study reveals that consuming fiber-rich foods can prevent diseases that come with old age. According...

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How 64-year-old Christie Brinkley Manages to Look Like 34

How 64-year-old Christie Brinkley Manages to Look Like 34

Christie Brinkley started modeling when she was a teenager, now at 64 years old, she still graces the covers of magazines. Last year, Christie was featured in the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue for the ninth time. The supermodel-turned-entrepreneur revealed her secrets in defying age—to look and feel younger all the time. Supermodel Christie Brinkley...

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Easy Ways That Can Help Lower Your Dementia Risk

Easy Ways That Can Help Lower Your Dementia Risk

Dementia is an umbrella term for a group of symptoms caused by disorders that affect the brain, according to Dr. Axe. Over 5 million people in the U.S. have the most common form of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease. Symptoms of dementia often include memory loss and language problems, “along with personality changes, delusions, agitation and less ability...

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Three Benefits of Art Therapy for Older Adults

Three Benefits of Art Therapy for Older Adults

Art therapy is a creative form of therapy for older adults with memory loss, or people experiencing mental or physical stress, according to the Chicago Methodist Senior Services. The difference of art therapy sessions from a regular art class is that it is supervised by professional art therapists. Art therapists are trained to help individuals...

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Sleeping In On The Weekend Can Add Years To Life

Sleeping In On The Weekend Can Add Years To Life

A recent study of sleep habits found that sleeping in on the weekend can help you live longer. Published in the Journal of Sleep Research, the study “focused on the impact of weekend sleep versus weekday sleep.” The study observed 43,000 people in Sweden over the period of 13 years. The latest study on sleep habits...

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Reduce Your Risk of Arthritis Symptoms By Following These Daily Habits

Reduce Your Risk of Arthritis Symptoms By Following These Daily Habits

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention reported that 54 million American adults have arthritis. It’s not just one disease, but an umbrella of 100 conditions that strike the joints, causing pain, swelling and stiffness. Among some of the possible diagnoses for arthritis include carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, gout, lupus and osteoarthritis. It’s not always...

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Female Celebrities Who Age Gracefully

Female Celebrities Who Age Gracefully

It is a constant effort for celebrities, especially women, to stay fit and beautiful all the times. Most people are unforgiving when they see their favorite artists not looking as gorgeous as they expect them to be. This is one of the reasons why a lot of them resort to multiple plastic surgeries. There are...

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Eat Fatty Fish Twice A Week To Lower Risk Of Heart Attack And Stroke

Eat Fatty Fish Twice A Week To Lower Risk Of Heart Attack And Stroke

The American Heart Association (AHA) published a new advisory to remarkably reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. The AHA recommends two servings of oily fish per week, according to the advisory published in the journal Circulation. Eating non-fried fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids can remarkably reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases, even for...

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Eat This, Not That! Rule In Managing Osteopenia

Eat This, Not That! Rule In Managing Osteopenia

What is Osteopenia? It is a condition characterized by bone loss but is not as serious as osteoporosis. It is a precursor of osteoporosis. Older women, especially those on the menopausal stage are more at risk of having osteopenia due to the decline of estrogen production. Low levels of estrogen lead to bone loss. A doctor...

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6 Easy Ways to Help Reduce Water Retention

6 Easy Ways to Help Reduce Water Retention

Water retention, also known as fluid retention or edema, happens when excess fluids build up inside the body and can cause swelling in the ankles, legs, hands, and feet. There are several causes, many of which are not serious, including premenstrual syndrome (PMS), pregnancy, or prolonged physical inactivity. Water retention may also be a symptom...