According to the recently published National Diabetes Report, over 29 million people in the United States have diabetes. That’s nearly 10% of the population. Perhaps more disconcerting is that nearly 30% of those folks go undiagnosed, unaware that they even have the disease. All told, adult type 2 diabetes accounts for 95% of all diagnosed cases of diabetes.
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Did you know that your brain accounts for only 2% of your body weight, but yet it gobbles up about 20% of your daily energy
It’s no secret that exercise is beneficial for the brain and the Juvenon Health Journal has explored the topic from many angles in the past. However, most studies that link exercise and brain health have concentrated on the effects of walking, running or other aerobic activities. But now exciting new research indicates that light strength training may stem the tide of age-related shrinking of the brain.
While American contends with a growing obesity epidemic, there is also a growing body of scientific research dedicated to finding a solution. A recent study, published in the journal Obesity, suggests that along with calorie reduction, the dietary supplement alpha-lipoic acid is a safe and effective aid in weight loss efforts.
In the never-ending search for a silver bullet to slow down the march of time and treat the chronic diseases of aging, comes exciting news from Emory University School of Medicine, published last month in Cell Reports.
At this writing, plenty of Americans – in the East, Midwest and even the South — are enduring the winter of 2014-2015 chills. And so what do we do when the mercury plummets? Turn up the thermostat, of course! You see, we modern Americans have been programed to crank up the heat in the winter.