Juvenon Health Journal

The Mighty Omega-3s

The Mighty Omega-3s

This month we reexamine a compelling Harvard University study that outlined the top preventable dietary and lifestyle risk factors for premature death. All of the deaths calculated in the study were considered premature or preventable in that the victims would not have died when they did if they had not been subject to the behaviors or activities linked to their deaths.

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Understanding LDL Cholesterol

Understanding LDL Cholesterol

This month we circle back to an important Harvard study –identifying the top preventable risk factors for premature mortality – as a healthy lifestyle discussion conversation starter. We’ve examined the latest research on high blood pressure, physical inactivity and blood glucose and how to translate these findings into important lifestyle and diet tweaks.

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Is Inactivity Killing You?

Is Inactivity Killing You?

During the past two months, the Juvenon Health Journal has explored high blood pressure and obesity, which are two of the top 10 preventable risk factors for death as outlined in an important Harvard study. All the deaths calculated in the study were considered premature or preventable in that the victims would likely not have died when they did if not for the behaviors or activities linked to their deaths.

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The Hangover Headache: Deconstructed

The Hangover Headache: Deconstructed

By now you probably know all too well that a healthy lifestyle featuring daily exercise, plenty1108_callout1 of sleep and a nutritious diet is key to top-of-your-game physical and mental health. But as the song goes ‘you’re only human’ when faced with social situations where enjoying a cocktail (or two) is the norm.

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Exercise: A Brain Tonic

Exercise: A Brain Tonic

Countless studies provide evidence to support the adage ‘use it or lose it’ when it comes to remedying age-related physical decline. Even in the elderly, both aerobic and resistance exercise can improve physical strength and endurance. The biochemical mechanism responsible for exercise-induced health improvement involves the tuning-up of numerous metabolic pathways.

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