Category Archives: Brain health

Health and Fitness: No Gym Membership Required

How well your heart and lungs, function and, in turn, how they allow your muscles to perform during physical activity is referred to as your cardiorespiratory fitness. I’m sure you will agree that is very important. You don’t need a … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Good as Gold

You may be aware that we have different types of fat in our bodies – white, brown and even beige. Brown fat is metabolically active and actually helps your body burn fat. I spoke in this past post about what … Continue reading

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Benefits of Intermittent Activity

Most of us have heard of the benefits of intermittent fasting. We’ve also heard of the dangers of sitting too much. Well this research shows the benefits of short, periodic bouts of movement – what I am calling intermittent activity. … Continue reading

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A Surprising Food for Brain Health

I wonder if this fact will surprise you as much as it did me: A study of 1,787 adults revealed that out of 49 whole foods, cheese was “by far” the most protective food when it comes to avoiding age-related … Continue reading

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Strong Legs, Long Life

What does lower body strength have to do with brain health and healthy aging? More than you may have realized. One study of 1,280 people, 55 years old or older found leg strength to be one of the biggest predictors … Continue reading

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Maybe You’re Just Hungry

I happened to read a scripture recently and saw it in a distinctly different way. I was reading 1 Kings 19 and in the first verses Elijah had just been threatened by Queen Jezebel and was running for his life. … Continue reading

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Surprising Connection Between Obesity and Vitamin D

Vitamin D3 has been in the news a lot over the last year as it is one of the best ways to protect yourself against COVID-19. It is an important nutrient for so many reasons including strong bones, immune function … Continue reading

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Oral Health: Is Mask Mouth Really a Thing?

If you’ve read my blogs and newsletters for long, you know I am very big on oral health for personal reasons. Digestion begins in the mouth and your oral health can impact your overall health in ways you may not … Continue reading

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Longevity: Can You Spare 11 Minutes

I am sure I don’t have to tell you that being active will increase your lifespan and help you stay healthier longer. Sitting too much and being sedentary increases not only your risk of developing disease but also of early … Continue reading

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Health: An Overlooked Cause of Inflammation

I’ve shared numerous times in the past that inflammation is at the root of most, if not all, chronic disease. We know eating packaged, processed, fake foods increases inflammation as does using vegetable and seed oils, trans fats, gluten, sugar … Continue reading

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