Data coordinated by the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM), presented at the First annual meeting of the European Joint Action on Healthy Life Years, April 19th 2012.
Exercising on a coastal shoreline delivers the greatest positive feelings of enjoyment, calmness, and refreshment.
Much of the cancer burden in the US could be reduced via reduced tobacco use, improved diet, more exercise, weight loss, and screening tests.
A greater consumption of sugar-sweetened and low-calorie sodas associates with a higher risk of stroke.
French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) releases data suggesting how long Europeans can expect to live without disability.
Exercise reduces risk of death from cardiovascular disease, among people with high blood pressure (hypertension).
Adjunctive naturopathic care lowers blood sugar levels and improves mood, among people with type-2 diabetes.
The green leafy vegetable watercress may reduce markers of oxidative stress and damage after exhaustive exercise.
Found in the root of liquorice, amorfrutins exert anti-inflammatory effects and may hold potential to help manage blood sugar levels.
Omega-3 fatty acids may improve cognitive functioning, presumably by increasing cerebral blood flow.
Testosterone supplementation improves walking, oxygen consumption, fasting glucose, and insulin, in patients with heart failure.
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267. DASH for Your Brain
The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet, which emphasizes low-fat dairy products, fruits and vegetables, is a common potential dietary recommendation for blood pressure reduction. Duke University Medical Center (North Carolina, USA) researchers have reported that the DASH diet improves mental activity, in overweight adults with high blood pressure. The team enrolled 144 overweight (BMI of 25 to 40 kg/m2) men and women...