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Archives for August, 2023

Vegetarians at Greater Risk for Broken Hip

Be careful if all you eat is vegetables.

A new study from the University of Leeds in England found both men and women who follow a vegetarian diet have a 50 percent greater risk of suffering a hip fracture compared to people who eat meat.

, August 07, 2023

Pecans Shown to Reduce Inflammation and Curb Diabetes

Fearing fat might not be founded as long as it's the right fat.

Researchers at Texas A&M University have found daily pecan consumption can reduce inflammation and prevent obesity, as well as related issues such as fatty liver disease and diabetes.

, August 14, 2023

High Sugar Consumption Linked to Kidney Stones

Easy on the sugar if you are susceptible to kidney stones.

A new study suggests that high sugar intake increases your chances of developing a kidney stone by nearly 40 percent.

, August 21, 2023

Walking Lowers Death Risk Even Below 5,000 Steps

It takes less walking than previously thought to reduce the risk of death.

A new report from the European Society of Cardiology shows the daily threshold for lowering your risk of death from any cause is less than 4,000 steps and decreased risk of dying from cardiovascular disease starts with just 2,300 steps.

, August 28, 2023

Exercise Makes Old Brains Seem Young

Keeping your body in shape may keep your brain in shape as well.

A new study by scientists from the Center for Vital Longevity at the University of Texas at Dallas shows the brains of older people who engage in regular strenuous exercise more closely resemble those of younger adults.

, August 31, 2023

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