Alzheimer’s

Know your Leafy Greens

1/16 What’s So Great About Greens? They’re super foods at their finest, rich in all kinds of vitamins and minerals. High in fiber and low in calories, greens can help manage your weight while special plant compounds may lower your risk of some cancers, heart disease, and osteoporosis (a disease that causes brittle bones). And yes, …

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Over 40? These Problems can sneak up on You

1/16 Outsmart Your Age More than 9 in 10 older adults have some type of chronic disease, and almost 8 in 10 have more than one. So chances are, you’ll have one sooner or later. But there are things you can do to live a healthier life. 2/16 High Blood Pressure As you age, your blood …

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15 Healthy Ways to Use Lemons and Limes

1/16 Add a Dash of Flavor Whether you squeeze the juice into water or onto a tasty fish dish, these tangy citrus treats provide you with the same vitamins and minerals as other citrus fruits. The best part: They do it with less sugar. 2/16 Keep Wrinkles at Bay It’s all that vitamin C, which …

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12 Life Secrets From People Who Have Lived the Longest

In early 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that Americans are living longer than ever, with life expectancies continuing to increase annually. The news is good across the board, with both genders and various ethnicities (white, black and Hispanic) demonstrating longer life spans and life expectancy for Americans is now estimated at …

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Can Red Wine Reverse Alzheimer's? Alzheimer’s Myths and Facts

We all had or have a friend or family member who has been affected by Alzheimer’s. Does aluminum cause Alzheimer’s? Can red wine or crosswords help you avoid it? Learn to tell the myths from the facts in this quiz. 1/8 Are Alzheimer’s and dementia the same? Dementia is a broad term for a group of …

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Brain Food Pictures – What to Eat to Boost Focus

Can brain foods really help you concentrate, or boost memory? Increase your chances of maintaining a healthy brain by adding these “smart” foods and beverages to your diet. 1/11 Ginseng, Fish, Berries, or Caffeine? Listen to the buzz about foods and dietary supplements, and you’ll believe they can do everything from sharpen focus to enhance …

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How Serious are Your Sleep Troubles?

A Visual Guide to Sleep Disorders 1 / 24 What Are Sleep Disorders? These conditions affect how much and how well you sleep. Causes range from poor habits that keep you awake to medical problems that disrupt your sleep cycle. If you don’t feel rested in the mornings, see your doctor. Not getting enough shuteye …

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5 Hidden Health Benefits of Alcohol 

How happy hour can help your heart, boost brainpower and even flatten your belly by K. ALEISHA FETTERS Overview The pillars of good health: diet, exercise, and strawberry daiquiris. OK, maybe not. But it’s not as far off as you’d think. “One of the most consistent findings in recent nutrition research is that moderate alcohol …

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