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Men who complete weight training for at least 150 minutes per week are at 34% lower risk of developing type-2 diabetes.
What and when we eat can alter our body clocks – consequently impacting overall health, weight, and life expectancy.
Increased consumption of carotenoids improves lung capacity and extend the time that it asthma attack leads to worsen.
increased dietary intake of magnesium may help to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer.
Older adults who learned music in childhood and continued to play an instrument for at least 10 years outperformed others in tests of memory and cognitive abili
As little as one serving a day of beef, pork, lamb, ham, hot dogs, sausage, or bacon may increase a person’s risk of ischemic stroke.
Daily consumption of dried apples for six months lowers total cholesterol by 13%, and LDL ("bad") cholesterol by 24%, among postmenopausal women.
Roofers and road construction workers who use hot asphalt experience elevated blood high levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).
Strawberry extract added to skin cell cultures acts as a protector against ultraviolet radiation, as well as increasing its viability and reducing damage to DNA
Why women live, on average, longer than men may be explained by genetic variation across mitochondria – the energy powerhouses of cells.
Meta-analysis of 34 studies indicates a significant association of shift work with myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke.
Researchers submit that by raising the Vitamin C recommended dietary allowance (RDA), cases of heart disease, stroke, and cancer might be slashed.
People with a history of mental illness are more likely to also have a chronic health condition, such as heart disease or diabetes.
One alcoholic drink a day may help lower stroke risk among women.
Having diabetes for ten years or more triples the risk of an ischemic stroke.
Flavanone, an antioxidant compound found abundantly in citrus fruits, may reduce stroke risk among women.
People with severe sleep apnea may have an increased risk of silent strokes and small lesions in the brain.
People who consume five more of green tea a day are at a lower risk of functional disabilities, most notably stroke, cardiovascular disease, cognitive decline,
Small spots of dead brain cells may be a significant and underidentified cause of memory loss in older adults.
Blood pressure change at middle age significantly raises the risk of having a heart attack or a stroke during one’s lifetime.
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35. The Not-So-Killer Tomato
Tomatoes are rich lycopene, an antioxidant nutrient which has been associated with heart health, and, in men -- prostate health. Enjoy fresh tomatoes from local growers when in season. Other times of the year, reach for processed tomatoes knowing that ketchup, tomato paste, and pasta sauces pack even more lycopenes because they are concentrated during the reduction process. Opt for low-sugar, low-salt varieties when choosing processed tomato products.