Whether you’re looking to save animals or protect the environment or tweak your diet, here’s how you can expect your body to change when you boot red meat from the menu: You may lose a few pounds Red meat is calorie-dense. Cut it out of your daily diet and you could see a lower number
Alzheimer’s disease is the leading cause of dementia, accounting for approximately 80 percent of dementia cases and affecting more than 5.5 million people in the United States. But all dementia is not Alzheimer’s, says David Knopman, MD, a neurologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota, and Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology. Dementia
After studying a group of healthy individuals for more than 10 years, researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center discovered that those who scored poorly on five simple medical tests were 20 times more likely to develop heart disease than those with good results. The tests are not all standard, but the results
When it comes to your brain, there are signs of normal aging you can accept, and there are symptoms of diseases you should report to your doctor. Here are clues to look for.
Body typing is often more hype than substance, especially when it comes to what to wear. (Not sure if you have a bikini body? If you have a bikini and a body, you’re all set.) But when it comes to your health, your body type can give you important clues about your particular risks and
No one is saying drinking in moderation (a drink a day for women and two for men) is a bad thing. But cutting back a bigger intake than that can yield significant health perks. 1. You’ll lose weight A cold brew or summery cocktail might be relaxing after a long day at work, but those
There are around 50 million people living with dementia worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. While dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are often used interchangeably, there are important differences between them. Here’s what you need to know. Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s Here’s the first thing you need to know: how to tell the difference between dementia
If you start your day with good intentions but end up diving into a hefty slice of a coworker’s birthday cake or a supersized burrito bowl, use these pro tips to spot—and resist—those daily invitations to overeat. Labeling a meal as “healthy” There are plenty of reasons why you overeat when you aren’t hungry. But
Eating fast food, failing to exercise, smoking a pack of cigarettes per day, avoiding the doctor… Everyone knows that certain habits, practices, and lifestyle choices are seriously bad for your health. However, there are many health mistakes you’re probably making without even realizing it. The good news is, all of them have an easy fix.
People tend to think of arthritis as a single condition, but it’s actually more than 100 different musculoskeletal conditions—all of which cause pain and inflammation in the joints, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Here are the most common types, and what you need to know. Carpal tunnel syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome mainly affects the wrists