Skinny Fat in Seniors may be a way to Predict Dementia

What is Skinny Fat Skinny fat (sarcopenic obesity) is when a senior has skinny weak muscles, but a lot of fat that makes up their body mass. Low muscle mass and strength is usually from aging and this is called sarcopenia. However, according to a new study published June 6, 2018, in the journal Clinical…

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil to Prevent Inflammation and Chronic Diseases

Oleocanthal in Extra Virgin Olive Oil has Anti-inflammatory and Pain Relieving Properties Researchers discovered that a substance in extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)¬† called oleocanthal has pain relieving and anti-inflammatory properties that work in the same way as the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) Ibuprofen. The results were published in the Nature Journal¬†, September 1, 2005,…

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Cruciferous Vegetables may Lower Risk for Heart Attacks and Stroke

Vegetables can Help to Prevent Atherosclerosis A study published April 4, 2018, in the Journal of the American Heart Association showed that eating vegetables daily, especially those in the cruciferous or allium vegetable families resulted in lower mortality from atherosclerotic vascular disease (ASVD). ASVD is a major cause of heart attacks and strokes. Cruciferous and…

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