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Do you Know These Good Foods for Your Heart?

October 13, 2019

Nearly one-third of all deaths worldwide are related to heart disease.  By eating good foods for your heart you can improve your blood pressure, triglycerides, cholesterol levels and inflammation. Fruit and Vegetables Avocados: These are an excellent source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats. These fats have been linked to reduced levels of cholesterol and a lower risk […]

Good News: New Oral Drug for Type 2 Diabetes

October 10, 2019

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved the first oral drug for Type 2 diabetes. The new pill, called Rybelsus (semaglutide), lowers blood sugar for people with type 2 diabetes. It is the first pill in a class of drugs called glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1). How it Works People with type 2 diabetes often have a […]

Four Surprising Foods that Improve Memory

October 6, 2019

For most people, occasional lapses in memory are a normal part of the aging process. One of the reasons is that the hippocampus, a region of the brain involved in the formation and retrieval of memories, often deteriorates with age. Here are four surprising foods that may help improve your memory. Turmeric Turmeric is a […]

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October 2, 2019

Sleep Loss for Caregivers of Dementia Patients

October 2, 2019

  Researchers at Baylor University in Waco, Texas say that sleep loss for caregivers of dementia patients can be between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep per week. The researchers reviewed 35 studies that included nearly 3,300 caregivers. The findings were published online recently in JAMA Network Open. Two Reasons for Sleep Loss for Caregivers […]