Alan Anderson

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How to Keep Alzheimer’s Disease Out of Your Future

Alzheimer’s-related brain changes start as early as your 30s or 40s—but research has unlocked four key strategies that boost your brain power, especially if you start doing them now.<p>If you were taught that you’re born with all the brain cells you’ll ever get and it’s all downhill from there, it’s …

The Brain

Neck pain from bicycling can be relieved with the right methods

Many who give up running for cycling to prevent injury, find themselves hurting due to the cycling position that can create neck and arm pain and …

Los Angeles

5 Tips To Improve Your Flexibility In Just 4 Weeks, Straight From A Ballerina

I won't lie to you guys: When you're a flexible person, it's pretty entertaining to see the looks on people's faces as you casually touch your foot …

10 Foods Scientifically-Proven to Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

A staggering 5.7 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), a neurodegenerative disorder known for robbing minds of their …

Nutrition

Alcohol health researchers have exaggerated the risks of drinking – but that doesn’t mean we should ignore all expert advice

The temperance movement hasn’t had a boost like this since prohibition.<p>A major new international study on the health risks of alcohol, by the …

Cambridge University

How Long Does It Take For The Brain To Recover From Drinking? Science Says Longer Than We Think

Alcohol takes a rapid toll on the brain, as most of us know, and caution is well warranted about what we choose to do while under its influence. What isn’t so well known is the hit our brains take much later, after the booze has left the system.<p>The latest research on the topic was a meta-analysis …

To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Sitting

Stretching Plays a Surprisingly Important Role in Weight Loss And Exercise. Here's How

It's not just a cool down.<p>There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the value – or lack thereof – of muscle stretching to accelerate recovery …

How to keep your brain sharp as you get older

Alzheimer’s-related brain changes start as early as your 30s or 40s — but research has unlocked four key strategies that boost your brain power, …

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

Teetotalism in midlife makes you more likely to develop dementia? What the research actually says

Imagine if someone told you that not drinking alcohol makes you more likely to develop dementia. That’s certainly a bold statement to make, but it is …

3 Foods You Probably Eat That Are Dangerous For Your Brain According To Science

Seven years ago, Max Lugavere was sitting at the dinner table when he asked his mother to pass the salt. The simple request should have take a fraction of a second, but it took his mother three or four. Those were the first signs that something was wrong. Within a few months, he and his brother …

The Brain

5 Ways To Get Rid Of Skin Tags Without Having To Go To The Dermatologist’s Office

<b>* Skin tags are caused by skin rubbing against itself</b> <b><br>* While harmless, the growths can be unsightly</b> <b><br>* Removal of skin tags can be accomplished using</b> …

Forget gluten—this might be the actual cause of your health woes

Just when you think you’ve perfected an eating plan that’s good for your gut and won’t cause inflammation, along comes a new buzzword linked to …

Double chocolate oat cookies

I saw a report the other day saying that after decades during which life expectancy has kept on rising, in 2010 it abruptly stopped.<p>Most of us can …

The Science on Weight and Health

<i>Editor's note:</i> There is a lot of confusion, misinformation, stigma, and bias about how your weight impacts your health. So we’ve created a …

Are your diet and drinking habits putting you at risk of the 'silent killer'? This online tool can calculate your chances of developing liver disease

Millions of adults can today discover their risk of developing deadly liver disease by taking a handy online tool.<p>The 11-step calculator, created by …

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

7 Stretches to Relieve Tight Hips

Foam roller stretches and hip flexor stretches can help to relieve tightness in the hips.<p>1. Foam roller stretch<p>You can use a foam roller to loosen up …

Stretching

Is Your Waistline Bigger Than This Benchmark? Science Says You Need to Lose Belly Fat Fast. (You Could Add Years to Your Life)

Grab a soft tape measure and read. You could literally live many years longer.<p>To my mind, the worst ads on the Internet are those cartoonish, animated ones about how to lose belly fat.<p>However, it turns out that belly fat is a real problem, and one of the most important indicators of whether you're …

Alzheimer’s disease: why insulin is a new suspect

Johnson and Johnson recently announced that it was halting a clinical trial for a new Alzheimer’s drug after safety issues emerged. This latest …

Bodyweight Exercises: The best bulk-up moves to do at home

Whoever said you need a gym membership to build muscle is dreadfully misinformed. After all, why should you be paying upwards of £40 a month to …

Workouts

Challenging yourself, taking aspirin and drinking champagne: The six proven ways to prevent dementia according to science

By 2025 there will be one million people living the UK with dementia and one person is diagnosed with the condition every three minutes.<p>By the time …

Baking Soda May Fight Arthritis And Other Autoimmune Disorders When You Drink Some Every Day, New Study Finds

A study last month at the Medical College of Georgia found that drinking a serving of the cheap, common cooking ingredient often used as an antacid …

Immune System

You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its young cousin sophrology

A modern blend of yoga, Zen Buddhism, hypnosis and psychology, it’s huge elsewhere in Europe and on its way to the UK<p>Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your thing? For those too twitchy to sit still …

Zen

These simple lifestyle changes may improve osteoarthritis symptoms

A new study uncovers a possible link between nutrition and pain relief for people with osteoarthritis. They discovered that small changes to a …

Pain

Sugar could rot your memory. So, how long does it take to reverse?

Several labs are reporting similar results.<p>But if you cut sugar from your diet, how long does it take for your memory to return to normal?<p>About seven …

Master the Ridiculously Strict Pull-Up

Real Pull-Ups for Real Size and Strength<p>The (Really) Strict Pull-Up<p>We've all been guilty of cheating a pull-up. Some people kip, some do half reps, …

These 5 Habits Can Add 12 Years or More To Your Life, According to a New Harvard Study

Data from tens of thousands of people revealed those that practice all 5 were 74% less likely to die than those that adopt none.<p>The blueprint for living a longer life has been confirmed in new research out today from Harvard University's T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the American Heart …

The Baking Soda Cure

The three trillion-dollar income stream produced by the medical industrial complex is about to come demolished by a home remedy – baking soda. Buy …