Dopamine: The link between exercise and cognitive health
For decades, aerobic fitness has been linked to improved cognitive function. But the “why” hasn’t been clear. New research connects it to a feel-good neurtransmitter that may not only help your brain but help you with the motivation you need to exercise,
Mix up your daily activities to boost your well-being
The pandemic didn’t make dealing with depression or anxiety easy. In fact by curtailing social and recreational activities and movement, your well-being may have taken an even bigger hit. Though this was a social experiment none of us volunteered for, here’s what research learned about how our daiy activities impact our well-being and how to get the most from them.
7 reasons to get your omega-3s from krill oil
If you want to support your heart and brain health, your doctor may have recommended that you eat at least two servings of fish a week to get your omega-3s. Fish oil supplements have become popular for this reason — but they’re not your only choice and there’s some evidence they may not be the best choice.
What processed foods are doing to your kidneys
When we think about poor food choices affecting our health, we think of heart disease and diabetes. But microvascular diseases, ones that affect your small arteries and blood vessles to cause big problems, like kidney disease, are on the rise. Here’s why and how to protect your kidneys.
Want a better brain? Start with your heart
It’s no secret that the health of your brain depends a lot on your heart health. And the American Heart Association recently issued guidelines that reiterated the importance of this link, as well as the steps you can take to strengthen both your heart and your brain health…
The mineral secret to living longer lighter
To help control weight and promote a longer healthspan (a longer healthier lifespan) many people are turning to restrictive diets, like the vegan diet, known for its health and longevity benefits. But thanks to the mineral found in Brazil nuts you may not have to…