Exercise for cognitive brain health in aging

We systematically appraised randomized controlled trials proposing exercise to influence cognition in older adults to (1) assess the methodologic quality using Cochrane criteria; (2) describe various exercise dose measures and assess their relationship with improved cognitive performance; and (3) identify consistent patterns of reported effects on cognition. There was overall good methodologic quality in all […]

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Woman Followed a Keto Diet and Lost 100 Pounds

Elena Juarez punched and food-prepped her way to losing 100 pounds. But her weight-loss journeykicked off with a serious health scare. On her own, Juarez started following a paleo-friendly diet challenge that included kickboxing That’s when she heard about the ketogenic diet. Six weeks later, she adopted the trendy high-fat, low-carb plan. One hundred lost pounds later, she credits going keto and sticking with kickboxing for […]

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Jennifer Lopez is on A Low-Carb Diet

Lopez has credited a low-carb diet, cardio exercise, and light weightlifting workouts for her stunning 50-pound weight loss after she gave birth to twins in 2008. JLo, who turns 49 in July, has successfully maintained her weight loss with a low-carb, high-protein diet and regular gym workouts. Inquisitr:  Jennifer Lopez Sizzles In ‘El Anillo’ Video: […]

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A World-Record Holder for 100-Mile Races Says The High-Fat Diet Transformed His Body

Many experts think that by eating a high-fat or keto diet, it’s possible to become a more efficient fat burner and get more energy from ketones. Intermittent fasting may have a similar effect, helping people become better at fueling themselves from fat. Ultramarathon world-record holder Zach Bitter recently explained how changing his diet helped improve his performance. […]

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Melissa McCarthy 75 lb Weight Loss with Fitness and Keto Diet

Melissa McCarthy is stealing the celebrity weight loss spotlight in 2018. Multiple media outlets are headlining McCarthy’s stunning success in shedding pounds, and Melissa’s weight loss is getting noticed as several new trailers for her most recent films have debuted. And as fans and movie reviewers praise McCarthy’s weight loss, using phrases such as “almost […]

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The Fattest Cities in America in 2018

Americans are the fattest people in the world, not just stereotypically but statistically too. In fact, as of 2017, almost 40% of the U.S. population aged 15 and older is obese. But such a finding should come as no surprise, considering the huge availability of fast-food and increasingly cheaper grocery items that have negatively altered our diets. Unfortunately, […]

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Anti-Obesity Programs in School Don’t Work

00 schools were randomly selected from all state run primary schools within 35 miles of the study centre (n=980), oversampling those with high minority ethnic populations. These schools were randomly ordered and sequentially invited to participate. 144 eligible schools were approached to achieve the target recruitment of 54 schools. After baseline measurements 1467 year 1 […]

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Poor fitness linked to weaker brain fiber, higher dementia risk

Scientists have more evidence that exercise improves brain health and could be a lifesaving ingredient that prevents Alzheimer’s disease. In particular, a new study from UT Southwestern’s O’Donnell Brain Institute suggests that the lower the fitness level, the faster the deterioration of vital nerve fibers in the brain. This deterioration results in cognitive decline, including […]

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Long-Term Weight Loss Maintenance

There is a general perception that almost no one succeeds in long-term maintenance of weight loss. However, research has shown that approximately 20% of overweight individuals are successful at long-term weight loss when defined as losing at least 10% of initial body weight and maintaining the loss for at least 1 y. The National Weight […]

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