A Little Exercise Could Stop Memory Loss in the Elderly

Research Associate Ruth Barrientos and her team at U of Colorado-Boulder has found in a new study that a little exercise may solidly protect old folks from long-term memory loss that sometimes happens suddenly after an injury or illness. Displayed by lab rats, if one ran about 1/2 a km every week it was shielded…

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Warning About “Free Trial” Offers

Tons of people have been duped into “forced continuity” purchases that they are virtually unable to cancel. Be careful when taking advantage of Free Trials by reading the fine print very closely. Remember that nothing is really free.

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Using Brown Fat to Burn Fat

Brown adipose tissue (BAT) is one of two types of fat or adipose tissue (the other being white adipose tissue) found in mammals. Its primary function is to generate body heat and it can convert food energy directly into heat, while white fat stores energy. Brown fat converts food energy directly into heat. It is…

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Is the BMI (body mass index) Obsolete? Yes.

After 200 years we say yes absolutely. Especially since it can be so inaccurate, classifying a trained bodybuilder with 6% body fat as obese. The U.S. Army has used this type of standardized measurement for years and soldiers have actually been punished for having too much muscle. Obesity-related diseases account for nearly 10 percent of…

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Protect Your Body from Deadly Free Radicals

Using Antioxidants to Help Slow Aging A nationwide discussion is currently being held about how best to protect your body from free radical damage. It’s expected that as America gets older, more emphasis will be placed on means to slow down aging at all costs. What do free radicals have to do with getting older?…

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