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Avoid Stroke with a Better Diet

Eat more fruits and vegetables Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability globally. Preventing stroke with better lifestyle choices has the potential to greatly reduce the incidence of stroke over time. The Working Group for Nutrition and Stroke in Italy conducted a systematic review of meta-analyses that evaluated risk of death from stroke…

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,…