Friday, February 25, 2011

Reaching 90 years of age

Recent study in Journal of Internal Medicine revealed factors such as moderate coffee consumption, physical work capacity, good socio-economic status and low cholesterol may be responsible for a high survival rate to age 90.  Parents' survival rate did not seem to affect the outcome.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Diet soda and stroke

Recent study suggests drinking diet soda daily is linked to increased risk of stroke & heart attack

Friday, February 18, 2011

Cherry Juice and muscle strength

The American College of Sports Medicine reports that cherry juice improves recovery of muscle strength after extensive exercise.  It is believed that this is due to both the anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits of cherry juice.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Fruits, vegetable healthy glowing skin

Researchers found eating tomatoes & carrots gives skin a healthier glow than the sun.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Curcumin treats arthritis

Recent study shows curcumin (as found in curry) can help successfully manage osteoarthritis, decrease use of NSAIDs, improve quality of life and decrease biochemical markers of inflammation.