Researchers found that older adults’ aerobic fitness levels are directly related to the incidence of age-related language failures such as ‘tip-of-the-tongue’ states.
Source: Higher aerobic fitness levels are associated with better word production skills in healthy older adults — ScienceDaily
When George Brooks first began investigating lactate, or lactic acid, sports physiologists saw it as a muscle poison that lowered performance. His research over decades has reversed that picture, showing that it is the body’s way of revving up for exercise or to fight disease. Clinicians are now planning clinical trials to use lactate to treat traumatic brain injury and a host of illnesses, including heart attacks, inflammation and swelling.
Source: Rehabilitating lactate: From poison to cure: Once thought to cause muscle fatigue, it’s now being investigated as a treatment for disease — ScienceDaily
People who follow low-carb and high-carb diets have a higher risk of death than those who eat a moderate amount of carbs, according to a new study. Here’s what it gets wrong.
Source: New Study Links Low-Carb Diet to Earlier Death: Here’s What It Gets Wrong New Study Links Low-Carb Diet to Earlier Death: Here’s What It Gets Wrong
Maintaining five healthy habits — eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking — during adulthood may add more than a decade to life expectancy, according to a new study.
Source: Following five healthy lifestyle habits may increase life expectancy by decade or more — ScienceDaily
Researchers have shown a novel relationship between the intestinal microbiome and atherosclerosis, one of the major causes of heart attack and stroke. This was measured as the burden of plaque in the carotid arteries.
Source: Gut microbiome plays an important role in atherosclerosis — ScienceDaily
Is canola oil good for you? It’s a question nutritionists and food industrialists have been debating for decades. The controversy dates back to the 1950s, when the FDA banned rapeseed oil because of its negative effects on the heart, liver and kidney. Before getting into that, you need to first understand what canola oil is, […]
Source: 9 Reasons Canola Oil Is Bad for You (as in, Toss It ASAP)