Could Your Coffee Habit Lengthen Your Life?

  Source: HealthDay Source: Health News THURSDAY, Nov. 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Drinking three to four cups of coffee a day is not only safe for most people, it might protect against heart disease or an early death, a new review suggests. The finding, which applies to so-called “moderate” …

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Want to Prevent Heart Disease? Go Nuts

MONDAY, Nov. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Avoiding heart disease may be a nutty idea. That’s the conclusion of a new study of more than 210,000 U.S. adults tracked for 32 years. Researchers found that those who regularly ate peanuts, walnuts, cashews and other nuts had a lower risk of …

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Eat Well, Age Well

SUNDAY, Nov. 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A healthy diet may translate into a healthier old age, researchers report. The scientists followed close to 1,000 men and women in England, who were born in March 1946, throughout their adulthood. Those who ate more fruits, vegetables and whole-grain cereals — and …

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Weighing Portions Adds Up to Weight Loss

WEDNESDAY, July 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Portion control is a must when you want to lose weight. “Guesstimating” the size of a chicken breast at a restaurant or cheese cubes at a party can be a recipe for disaster, leading you to underestimate your intake by hundreds of calories …

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Working Workouts into Your Life

WEDNESDAY, June 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Weekly fitness guidelines can seem like a laundry list of to-do’s that you just can’t get done — 30 minutes of cardio at least five days, resistance training two or three times and at least two flexibility sessions. Yet each type of exercise …

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Whole-Grain Foods May Help You Stay Slim

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Switching to whole-grain foods might help keep your weight in check as much as a brisk 30-minute daily walk would, a new study suggests. Whole grains seem to both lower the number of calories your body absorbs during digestion and speed metabolism, explained …

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More Signs Mediterranean Diet May Boost Your Brain

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The heart-healthy Mediterranean diet may also help preserve brain health of older adults, new research suggests. Researchers in Scotland examined the brain volume of hundreds of older adults over three years. The investigators found that people who more closely followed the eating habits …

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Heart Group Advises Personalized Nutrition Counseling

THURSDAY, Oct. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Health care providers need to consider people’s ethnic, cultural and personal preferences when offering healthy eating advice, a new American Heart Association scientific statement says. Health care providers also need to use easy-to-understand language and food examples. “It’s one thing for professionals to …

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