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For Long-Term Health Benefits, Choose Healthy Lifestyle Over Fad Diets

Will Hehemann School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences

As fad diets continue to gain popularity, more people fall prey to solutions that promise big results, but in reality, don’t amount to long-term weight loss, Teresa Henson, Extension specialist – nutrition outreach coordinator for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff 1890 Cooperative Extension Program, said. Maintaining a healthy weight is better guaranteed through healthy eating practices and physical activity.

“Fad diets and magical supplements are marketing ploys,” she said. “They promise great changes with little effort required by the person wanting to lose weight. In the end, however,

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Healthy lifestyle linked to better cognition in elderly

Healthy lifestyle linked to better cognition in elderly

Researchers from China’s Duke Kunshan University have found that a healthier lifestyle is associated with a lower risk of cognitive impairment in adults aged 80 years and older, even in cases where a person carries a genetic risk of dementia.

The APOE gene comes in several different forms, and people with a form known as APOE ε4 have an increased risk of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Previous research has also linked cognitive function to lifestyle factors, such as smoking, exercise and diet. However, it has been unclear whether the benefits of a healthy lifestyle are affected by APOE

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The Lifestyle of This Amazonian Tribe May Hold a Key to Healthy Aging

Chapman University

Although people in industrialized nations have access to modern medical care, they are more sedentary and eat a diet high in saturated fats. In contrast, the Tsimane have little or no access to health care but are extremely physically active and consume a high-fiber diet that includes vegetables, fish, and lean meat.

“The Tsimane have provided us with an amazing natural experiment on the potentially detrimental effects of modern lifestyles on our health,” said study author Andrei Irimia, an assistant professor of gerontology, neuroscience, and biomedical engineering at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and the USC

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Healthy Lifestyle Linked to Better Cognition for Older Adults, Regardless of Genetic Risk

The study authors sought to evaluate whether the link between lifestyle and cognition varies by APOE genotype among the elderly.

A study of adults 80 years and older indicates that a healthier lifestyle may help reduce the risk of cognitive impairment regardless of whether a person carries a particular form of the gene APOE, according to a study by PLOS Medicine.1

The study authors sought to evaluate whether the link between lifestyle and cognition varies by APOE genotype among the elderly. Previous research has linked both cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease, but it has been unclear whether

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Rappahannock Area YMCA rolls out program to promote healthy lifestyle | Local News

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The one-year Diabetes Prevention program is $129 for Y members and $260 for non-members, but Murdock stressed the Open Doors program is available for anyone that needs and qualifies for financial assistance.

Both programs can be conducted virtually or in-person.

The BPSM is four months long. It is designed to help adults with hypertension lower and manage their blood pressure. It focuses on regulated self-monitoring, individualized support and nutrition education.

In addition to measuring and recording blood pressure at least twice a month, participants are asked to attend two personalized

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New study suggests importance of maintaining healthy lifestyle even after age 80 — ScienceDaily

A new analysis of adults aged 80 years and older shows that a healthier lifestyle is associated with a lower risk of cognitive impairment, and that this link does not depend on whether a person carries a particular form of the gene APOE. Xurui Jin of Duke Kunshan University in Jiangsu, China, and colleagues present these findings in the open-access journal PLOS Medicine.

The APOE gene comes in several different forms, and people with a form known as APOE ε4 have an increased risk of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease. Previous research has also linked cognitive function to lifestyle

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