Fairfield County Edition

Archive of: Health Brief and NAPC

Title Issue
Eat Med Diet to Boost Performance

Eat Med Diet to Boost Performance

Eleven athletes ran five kilometers a good six percent faster after four days on a Mediterranean diet compared to four days on a Western diet.

None 
Take Magnesium to Optimize Vitamin D

Take Magnesium to Optimize Vitamin D

Magnesium increases Vitamin D absorption in people with low levels and lowers absorption in people with excessive amounts.

None 
Find a Green Space and Make a Friend

Find a Green Space and Make a Friend

Green spaces and colorful design elements like rainbow-painted crosswalks in a Vancouver, Canada neighborhood made people happier and more trusting of strangers.

None 
Legal Pot Lifts Junk Food Sales

Legal Pot Lifts Junk Food Sales

After three states legalized recreational marijuana, sales of potato chips, cookies and ice cream rose.

None 
Dancing Prevents Senior Decline

Dancing Prevents Senior Decline

Elderly Japanese women who danced for exercise were 73 percent less likely to be impaired eight years later doing “activities of daily living” such as walking, cooking, dressing and bathing.

None 
U.S. Heart Disease on the Rise

U.S. Heart Disease on the Rise

An estimated 48 percent of American adults have cardiovascular disease, but about 80 percent of the time the disease can be prevented with precautionary medical care and lifestyle changes.

None 
Mindfulness May Ease Menopausal Symptoms

Mindfulness May Ease Menopausal Symptoms

Women in menopause that are mindful and nonjudgmental of their thoughts are less irritable, anxious and depressed, says the Mayo Clinic.

None 
Prenatal Yoga Reduces Caesareans and Labor Pain

Prenatal Yoga Reduces Caesareans and Labor Pain

Mothers-to-be that practiced yoga had fewer C-sections, fewer low-weight newborns, and milder and briefer labor pains.

None 
Selenium and CoQ10 Provide Lasting Benefits

Selenium and CoQ10 Provide Lasting Benefits

Twelve years after a study ended, senior participants that had taken CoQ10 and selenium had lowered their cardiovascular mortality risk more than 40 percent.

None 
Exercise Improves Young Brains, Too

Exercise Improves Young Brains, Too

Aerobic activities improve the executive thinking skills of both young and old people, report Columbia University researchers.

None 
« Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  ···  101 Next »