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September 22, 2023
Exercise Hormone May Protect Against Alzheimer’s

The hormone irisin increases in the body after exercising. Irisin regulates glucose and lipid metabolism in fat tissues. It also appears to reduce Alzheimer’s related plaque deposits in the brain.

September 21, 2023
Sitting on the Floor May Aid Aging

Sitting on the floor improves balance, stability and coordination, increases mobility, strengthens your core and legs and can aid your posture. Sitting on the floor for 15 to 30 minutes daily can help you move more!

September 20, 2023
Cashews Are Owed an Apology

Cashews have a reputation for being unhealthy. They are often blamed for weight gain. But, just like other nuts, cashews are powerhouses of nutrition and may aid cholesterol levels for people with blood sugar concerns.

September 19, 2023
Four Salads Good Enough to Be the Main Course

It’s the perfect time for salads as the star of dinnertime! All of these low-carb salads are vegetarian. Some are packed with protein; others, you can add meat or protein-rich veggies or tofu.

September 18, 2023
Produce Prescription Boosted Health

Researchers wrote “produce prescriptions” for free fruits and veggies for almost 4,000 people with hypertension, obesity and blood sugar concerns. The results showed that food can be medicine.

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September 15, 2023
Hundreds Sick After Race

Races can be fun and leave you with a sense of accomplishment. Unfortunately, many have walked away from a Tough Mudder race with bad memories. At least 350 people reported illnesses after an event.

September 14, 2023
Pumpkin Spice Is Healthy; Fall Drink Isn’t

Pumpkin spice is a healthy blend of spices. But a medium pumpkin spice latte made with skim milk from Dunkin’ has 340 calories and 60 grams of carbs. One from Starbucks has 260 calories and 51 grams of carbs.

September 13, 2023
Artificial Kidney May End Dialysis

More than half a million people in the U.S. get dialysis multiple times a week. About 92,000 people are on the transplant waiting list. An artificial kidney researchers are working on could end dialysis and transplants.

September 12, 2023
Four Sweet Frozen Pumpkin Recipes

It’s hard to feel like it’s fall when it’s warm and the sun is shining. It's pumpkin spice season. But we’re too warm to enjoy hot drinks and baked treats. So, instead, we are sharing some delicious frozen pumpkin options.

September 11, 2023
Weight Loss Drug Can Aid Heart Failure Patients

The medication semaglutide is branded as Ozempic, Wegovy and Rybelsus. Marketed as Wegovy for weight loss, a new study has found that it can aid the quality of life for people with heart failure.

September 8, 2023
Cozy Cardio Is a TikTok Trend We Support

We have written more than a few blogs warning you about unsafe or unhelpful TikTok health trends. But, the viral trend of cozy cardio is a great way to get exercise.

September 7, 2023
The Blood Sugar Benefits of Swiss Chard

Swiss chard contains alpha-lipoic acid that aids blood sugar sensitivity and helps keep blood sugar stable. Alpha-lipoic acid lowers glucose levels and reduces oxidative damage.

September 6, 2023
Is the Mustard and Cottage Cheese Diet Healthy?

The latest health trend on TikTok is the mustard and cottage cheese diet. The diet is high in calcium, protein and fiber and may aid weight loss. But is it healthy or just a fad?

September 5, 2023
Four Delicious No-occasion Cakes

We're sharing cake recipes that are perfect for midweek desserts when you want to bake for yourself. You don't need guests or a special occasion to enjoy low-carb cake!

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September 1, 2023
Recover from Hikes Faster

Regardless of what steps you take, you will probably have delayed onset muscle soreness after a hike. But you will recover faster by taking care of yourself before, during and after your hike.

August 31, 2023
Sleeping in on Weekends Is Bad for Heart

Many view sleeping in as a perk of the weekend! But a new study found that people who stayed up later and woke up 90 minutes later on weekends have gut bacteria linked to heart attacks, obesity and strokes.

August 30, 2023
Is the Anti-inflammatory Diet Helpful?

The anti-inflammatory diet has gained popularity over the last few years in the wellness community, as inflammation is linked to many chronic illnesses. But is it hard to follow, and does it offer real health benefits?

August 29, 2023
Four Easy Low-carb Lunches

With these four recipes, you're not going to want to miss lunch time. They can be meal prepped, but they're also a snap to make midday and will have leftovers. So get your Tupperware ready and stop skipping lunch!

August 28, 2023
Can You Remove a Potato’s Carbs by Cooling?

Cooling down potatoes after cooking them won’t make carbs disappear. But, it can convert some carbs into resistant starches. Resistant starches are harder for your body to absorb.

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August 25, 2023
Picking the Best, Safest Sunscreen

Some sunscreens might not be as healthy as you would expect. Chemicals in sunscreen may carry health risks. But there are trustworthy brands and tips you can use to spot the best ones.

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