What Stress Does To The Immune System
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What Stress Does To The Immune System

Human diseases appear to progress more quickly in stressful situations, and studies show we are better able to fight disease, pain, infection, or illness when we are not constantly worried. (1) Chronic stress has been linked to an increased risk of heart disease, weight gain, digestive issues, headaches, muscle pain, and, of course, mental health…

Dementia: Anti-inflammatory Diets May Lower Risk
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Dementia: Anti-inflammatory Diets May Lower Risk

According to the United Nations (UN), the global population of those aged 60 and up will increase from 962 million in 2017 to 2.1 billion by 2050, and it is predicted that dementia rates will rise in tandem with the aging population.  Dementia is a chronic disease that affects a large and growing number of…

Why IBS Diets Do Not Work For Everyone
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Why IBS Diets Do Not Work For Everyone

There’s no denying it – relationships with food can be complicated. By reflecting on your current relationship with food, you can identify factors affecting your health and improve the role that diet plays in your life. This is especially important if you feel like something is not right with your digestive system.  Gastrointestinal disorders can…

Grape Seed Compound Showing Antiaging Potential by Taking Out Tired Cells
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Grape Seed Compound Showing Antiaging Potential by Taking Out Tired Cells

It is undeniably true that we live in an ever-increasing population where people are enjoying a longer and more active retirement. Well-known words from the Irish author Jonathan Swift spring to mind – Everyone wants to live longer, but no one wants to grow old! According to the Population Reference Bureau, the number of Americans…

Could the Location of Your Food Be Harming Your Gut Health?

Could the Location of Your Food Be Harming Your Gut Health?

When most people think of bacteria, they think of harmful diseases. But some bacteria are actually vital to our health. We live with trillions of bacteria, fungi, and other microorganisms in our gut, which we call our microbiome. Without these microorganisms, our health would be unbalanced. They help digest food, support immune functions, and even…

Could Prebiotics Snacks Boost Healthy Gut Bacteria In Obesity?

Could Prebiotics Snacks Boost Healthy Gut Bacteria In Obesity?

Our gut contains archaebacteria, viruses, and fungi that are collectively known as the “gut microbiota.” Microbiota affects both our physical and mental health. Unfortunately, diets high in fat and lacking in dietary plant fibers fail to keep our microbiota well-fed. Because a healthy microbiota can help fend off a long list of conditions including cardiovascular…

Will Smith’s Empty Barbell Squat Contains a Valuable Lesson for Men Over 50

Will Smith’s Empty Barbell Squat Contains a Valuable Lesson for Men Over 50

Will Smith committed on his Instagram to get in the “best shape of his life” and he’s doing it right. In a recent post, the 52-year-old actor shared that he is stepping up his health and fitness for a YouTube series. But you won’t see the star working out like Thor or Superman. Not yet,…