Patrik Wennberg, Per E. Gustafsson, David W. Dunstan, Maria Wennberg, Anne Hammarstrom. “Television Viewing and Low Leisure-Time Physical Activity in Adolescence Independently Predict the Metabolic Syndrome in Mid-Adulthood.” Diabetes Care, January 22, 2013.
Vegetarians are less likely to develop ischemic heart disease, as compared to those who eat meat.
Cells that are likely to develop into tumors exhibit a particular bioelectric signature.
Being married and cohabiting improve a person’s prognosis of acute cardiac events both before hospitalization and after reaching the hospital alive.
Television viewing and lack of exercise at age 16 associates with the risk of developing metabolic syndrome in your 40s.
Daily supplements of lutein, a carotenoid compound, may help to improve vision under low ambient light conditions.
Cardiac disease is an independent risk factor for mild cognitive impairments presaging vascular dementia, among older women.
The ancient Chinese mind-body practice of qigong reduces depressive symptoms and improves quality of life, among women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer
Canadian researchers show improved glucose levels and lower risks of hypoglycemia via a dual-hormone artificial pancreas.
The timing of meals may predict the achievement of weight management goals.
Dysfunctional pathway may explain the relationship between brain deterioration, sleep disruption and memory loss as we age.
Supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids may postpone the onset of metabolic disorders and associated declines in cognitive functions.
Men who have Metabolic Syndrome may be at increased risk of diagnosis and death from prostate cancer.
The longer you drive to work, the more likely you are to be overweight and have high blood pressure.
Eating tree nuts helps to lower body weight and body mass index, while improving cholesterol levels and markers of inflammation.
Regular physical activity associates with positive health outcomes, particularly for women.
Among older people with glucose intolerance, daily resveratrol supplementation improved insulin sensitivity and reduced post-meal spikes in blood sugar.
An increased risk for colorectal cancer may exist among older women with high levels of serum glucose.
A diet high in fiber, but not necessarily low in saturated fat or cholesterol, associates with lower risks of heart disease and type II diabetes, in adolescents
Drinking a barley extract-enriched beverage may help to improve insulin sensitivity and prevent against type 2 diabetes.
Walking, jogging, and cycling may be key in the battle against metabolic syndrome, whereas resistance training has little impact.
Tip #125 - Shop - Don't Drop
Older women living in neighborhoods in which they have access to facilities like parks, trails, or shops have considerably higher levels of activity that those who live outside 20 minutes walking distance of such locations.
Researchers from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Pennsylvania, USA) found that women who lived within a department, discount, or hardware store averaged 6,808 steps a day, versus 5,015 steps who did not live near such stores.
Whenever possible, opt to walk to your local market or appointment; or, park centrally to your errand locations and walk between each.