Tag - Exercise

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Heartburn and What To Do About It?


Have you ever had that pain and burning sensation in your chest as you’re just getting ready to sleep after a hard day’s work? Well, I have. And in case you haven’t - lucky for...

Can We Prevent Dementia?


40 Lifestyle self-assessments for the over-40s 

Guest Blog by Mohamed Elmasry, PhD - 
I am now an octogenarian. In talking with my 80-something friends, we all agree that it would be far more dignified to die in a...

Taking Strides Against Type 2 Diabetes


Type 2 diabetes (T2D) remains a significant public health challenge worldwide, with its prevalence steadily rising. However, emerging research suggests that a simple and accessible activity—fast-paced walking—may hold the key to preventing and managing this...

The Motivational Power of Exercise Buddies for Seniors


Starting a fitness journey alongside peers might just be the secret sauce for older adults looking to boost their exercise routine, according to intriguing new research. A recent randomized clinical trial published in JAMA Network Open...

The Power of Protein


Protein, often hailed as the building block of life, is a vital macronutrient essential for various bodily functions. Let's look into why protein is crucial in the diet, the best ways to consume and absorb...

Statin Side Effects and Dietary Interactions


Statins are widely prescribed medications aimed at lowering cholesterol levels in the bloodstream, thereby reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke. While they are generally safe and effective, it's important to be aware of...

Understanding and Managing Heartburn


Heartburn, despite its innocuous name, can be a formidable foe in our daily lives. It’s that uncomfortable burning sensation in the chest that can disrupt meals, sleep, and overall well-being. Understanding its causes, identifying common...

Embracing the Health Benefits of Sunlight


In the modern world, where our lives are often confined to indoor spaces illuminated by artificial light, we may underestimate the importance of sunlight for our health and well-being. The sun, with its warm rays...

Embracing Regular Physical Activity for a Bigger Brain Boost


In the intricate landscape of human physiology, the brain stands as the ultimate frontier, a universe within us, constantly evolving and adapting to the rhythms of our lives. Recent scientific revelations have illuminated a captivating...

Optimizing Cholesterol Management, Medication Timing and Lifestyle Choices


Cholesterol management is a critical aspect of maintaining cardiovascular health, and for many individuals, statin medications play a crucial role in achieving target cholesterol levels. Beyond the prescription itself, recent research has explored whether the...