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Four Non-Gym Workouts for Men

You don’t have to be a serious athlete, but getting daily exercise is important for men for so many reasons.  It helps energize you, maintain your optimum weight and even boosts your mood, while warding off illness.  If you’re not a guy who likes to hit the gym, here are four non-gym workouts for men:… Read more »

Top Five Foods to Improve Prostate Health

As men age, it is important that they maintain their prostate health. Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men. The prostate is a gland that surrounds the bladder and urethra. It is roughly the size of a walnut and grows throughout a man’s life, sometimes becoming enlarged. Maintaining good nutrition can help… Read more »

What Can Whey Protein Do For You?

Whether you’re trying to lose a few pounds, boost your immunity, or even prevent cancer, whey protein might be the answer.  Myriads of recent studies are confirming the many health benefits of whey protein. Here are five things whey protein can do for you: Lose Fat, but Keep Muscle– A team of researchers in Minnesota conducted… Read more »

The Inflammation Connection to Alzheimer’s

According to a recent study from November 2017, people who show signs of inflammation in middle age are more likely to suffer from brain shrinkage later in life, a possible precursor to dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The findings in the journal, Neurology, are the latest to uncover an association between dementia and inflammation, in which… Read more »

What is the MIND Diet?

When you hear the word, diet, you probably immediately think of people wanting to lose weight. However, different diets can be used to achieve different results. If brain health and Alzheimer’s disease prevention are important to you, you might consider trying the MIND diet, which has been linked to slower cognitive decline. What is the… Read more »

How Much Exercise Does Your Brain Need?

You know exercise is good for your body, but did you know that there is evidence to suggest that exercise can help slow the normal declines in brain function that happens with age?  Adults should get at least 150 minutes of moderate to intense activity a week to keep their hearts healthy, but how much… Read more »

Relieve Muscle Pain Naturally

According to a recent study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, light activity after a workout can help relieve muscle pain just as well as a massage. Danish researchers asked 20 women to perform shoulder exercises. Two days later, the women received a 10-minute massage on one shoulder and performed 10 minutes… Read more »

Tiny Krill Tackle Big Pain

Are you one of the millions of Americans who suffer from chronic pain? It can be a debilitating condition. If pain is keeping you from enjoying your favorite activities, krill oil may offer you some relief. Krill oil comes from a small crustacean in the frigid waters of Antarctica and is the primary diet of the great… Read more »

Eat These Foods to Alleviate Pain Naturally

More than 116 million Americans suffer from chronic pain.  Many of those take prescription medications that can be addictive and sometimes come with unpleasant side effects.  More often than not, the medications are merely masking the pain, rather than eliminating the true cause of pain.  But you can alleviate pain naturally.  Certain foods can ease… Read more »

Naturally Strengthen Your Immune System During Allergy Season

Your immune system is important. It functions very much like your own personal army, guarding your body against attacks from invaders, defending against infections and even allergies. It also has a great memory, often “remembering” certain infections so it’s ready for them the next time they try to attack. But just like any other body… Read more »