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Metabolic abnormalities such as obesity and high blood pressure may accelerate cognitive decline, say researchers.
Anthocyanins, antioxidant pigments found in fruit and vegetables, have been found to improve the blood lipid profile of people with high cholesterol.
New research suggests that exercising for just 30 minutes is as effective for weight loss as a whole hour.
Spouses of people who have a sudden heart attack are at increased risk of depression, anxiety, and suicide, even if their partner survives.
Regular consumption of olive oil may help to reduce cardiovascular risk by improving the function of cells that line the blood vessels.
Exposure to a compound produced when food is cooked with dry heat has been linked to the development of abdoinal obesity, and type 2 diabetes in mice.
Drinking three cups of green tea each day shown to help elderly people with metabolic syndrome lose weight and trim their waistline.
A commercially available acai berry product has been found to significantly lengthen the lifespan of fruit flies.
Study results suggest that daily vitamin D supplementation can reduce the risk of aqcuiring respiratory infections in winter.
People with severe coronary artery disease have been found to have higher-than-normal levels of the plastic bisphenol-A (BPA) in their urine.
Eating a Mediterranean diet enriched with olive oil may offer protection against age-related bone loss.
Dietary supplementation of Vitamin E helps to maintain post-meal vascular endothelial function.
Supplementation with chlorella, a single-cell green algae cultivated for its bioactive substances, increases Natural Killer (NK) cell activity.
Researchers submit that by raising the Vitamin C recommended dietary allowance (RDA), cases of heart disease, stroke, and cancer might be slashed.
A blend of choline, uridine, and docohexaenoic acid (DHA) serves as precursor to lipid molecules essential for forming and maintaining membranes of brain cells.
Drinking cranberry juice or taking cranberry supplements associates with a protective effect against urinary tract infection (UTI).
Higher doses of Vitamin D may be the most beneficial approach to reduce bone fractures among older adults.
Omega-3 fatty acid supplements can lower inflammation in healthy, but overweight, middle-aged and older adults.
Increased consumption of omega-3 fatty acids may markedly decrease the risk of heart failure.
Daily supplements of vitamin C may decrease heart rate during exercise, thereby reducing the perception of fatigue and exertion.
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46. Hormone Health: DHEA
Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is the most abundant hormone in the human body. It is involved in the manufacture of testosterone, estrogen, progesterone, and corticosterone. The decline of DHEA with age parallels that of HGH (see Tip 43), so by the age of 65, our bodies make only 10 to 20% of what they did at age 20.
DHEA supplementation has been shown in various clinical studies to enhance the immune response against infection. It also has been reported to be valuable against cancer, coronary artery disease, and osteoporosis. DHEA also increases muscle mass and reduces fat mass...