Category: Live To 100

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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...

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Lower Vitamin D Levels Associated with Increased Belly Fat

Lower Vitamin D Levels Associated with Increased Belly Fat

Obese and overweight people who have excess fat gathered around their waist are at risk of vitamin D deficiency, a new study found. The result of this study only emphasizes yet another risk obesity can do to damage our health. Vitamin D deficiency has been associated with poor bone health, increased risk for respiratory infection,...

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Eating Egg Everyday May Reduce Heart Disease

Eating Egg Everyday May Reduce Heart Disease

The leading cause of death and disability worldwide is cardiovascular disease (CVD). A study, conducted in China and published in the journal Heart, analyzed the link between egg consumption and coronary heart disease or stroke. The study suggests that an egg a day could significantly reduce your risk of cardiovascular diseases as compared to not eating eggs at all. Cardiovascular disease such...

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How To Keep Yourself Safe From Heat Wave This Summer

How To Keep Yourself Safe From Heat Wave This Summer

Global warming affects not just the North Pole. It’s felt in many places where it can get too hot, affecting people worldwide. You need to be ready so you can stay safe from the Heat Wave. Staying indoors, using sunscreen, hydrating and using an umbrella while going out can help combat the heat wave. Here...

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9 Amazing Health Benefits of Sugarcane Juice

9 Amazing Health Benefits of Sugarcane Juice

Summer makes us think of a lot of refreshing drinks to help us beat the heat. Sugarcane juice might not be the first thing on your mind, but it is packed with numerous health benefits, ranging from fighting cavities to rehydration and weight loss. The following are nine of those benefits: Supports skin care Sugarcane...

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Older People Are Becoming Healthier Every Year

Older People Are Becoming Healthier Every Year

Researchers have claimed that older people, or those born from 1912 onwards, are becoming healthier and should no longer be seen as an extreme burden on the National Health Service (NHS). Each year since 1912, people are increasingly less likely to need emergency treatment, as found by a study by the University of Oxford. Older...

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Laughter: The Best Medicine for All Ages

Laughter: The Best Medicine for All Ages

Laughter is the best medicine. You’ve heard that so many times. You know it’s true but, do you take it seriously? Have you laughed so hard and loud that every inch of your body feels the fun? Just the thought of roaring into laughter can make you feel lighter. Not only is laughing fun but...

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Anti-Aging Hormones May Provide Treatment for Age-Related Diseases

Anti-Aging Hormones May Provide Treatment for Age-Related Diseases

Researchers led by New York University School of Medicine published a new discovery in the journal Nature about the anti-aging effects of hormones. The NYU and Yale University researchers are looking for ways to adapt their findings into treatments for age-related diseases. They believe their findings could lead to a new cure for kidney and heart...

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Lingering Stress Has Long-Term Health Consequences

Lingering Stress Has Long-Term Health Consequences

A recent study published in Psychological Science(APS) states how those who carry negative emotions from stress longer, are more likely to report health problems a decade later, as compared to those who easily “let go”. Previous studies suggest that people who effectively and immediately deal with stress, thereby releasing negative emotions more easily, have better long-term health. Participants...

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Too Much Sitting Is Harmful To The Brain Despite Exercise

Too Much Sitting Is Harmful To The Brain Despite Exercise

According to a preliminary study by researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) on middle-aged and older adults, too much sitting may be harmful to the brain. The authors concluded that even high levels of physical activity did not make a difference. The study, now published in the journal PLOS ONE, contributes more evidence...