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Embrace Healthy Lifestyle Choices to Avoid Depression

Depression is a huge global health problem Depression accounts for a substantial fraction of disability worldwide and creates more medical burden than any other form of mental illness. In addition to the damage depression causes, it predicts increased risk of cardiovascular disease, the most common cause of death. The growing prevalence of chronic diseases, including…

Reduce Your Risk of Dementia

Dementia exacts huge social and economic tolls on Americans Adopting healthy lifestyle choices can help you avoid dementia In 2017, the Lancet Commission in the UK published a report, “Dementia prevention, intervention, and care.” The report identified nine potentially modifiable risk factors for dementia. The risk factors included less education, hypertension, hearing impairment, smoking, obesity,…

Red Meat – Is it Really Bad for You?

For more than 50 years, researchers and governmental officials have told us that red meat is bad for our health. Three major reasons are that red meat contains cholesterol and saturated fat, plus grilling red can produce chemicals that cause cancer. The LDL fraction of cholesterol and saturated fat have both been linked to increased…