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Archives for January, 2024

A Brisk Walk Could Help You Quit Smoking

A brisk walk could help reduce cravings and aid you in your quest to quit smoking.

Researchers at the University of Innsbruck in Austria found that 10 minutes of brisk walking was able to reduce cravings, lessen withdrawal symptoms and improved the overall sense of well-being of those looking to quit smoking.

, January 01, 2024

Watch Out if Going Vegan This January

You might be missing key nutrients if you switch to a vegan diet.

A new study from the University of Nottingham in England found people switching to a vegan diet were able to lower their cholesterol, but at the same time they failed to take in enough of a few critical micronutrients.

, January 08, 2024

Poor Youth Fitness Linked to Poor Heart Health Later

Staying active when you are young will help you stay healthy when you are older.

New research from the University of Jyväskylä in Finland found low youth fitness is associated with higher risk of cardiometabolic diseases in middle age.

, January 11, 2024

Plant Protein Helps Women Preserve Health

Why it's important for women to increase their intake of plant protein.

New research from Tufts University found women who consume higher amounts of protein, especially plant-based protein, are more likely to to be healthier and develop fewer chronic diseases as they age.

, January 22, 2024

Inflammatory Foods Linked to Muscle Weakness

Be careful in what you eat if you want to maintain your strength as you get older.

New research from the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia shows those who avoid inflammatory foods are able to keep their muscle mass and strength longer than those don’t necessarily watch what they eat.

, January 29, 2024

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