Being Overweight May Be Determines By Where You Live

Although there are genetic, behavioral, metabolic and hormonal influences on body weight, being overweight can be caused by several factors. One newly thought of factor that can influence your risk for being overweight is your location! People living in northern climates may have certain gut bacteria that influences their risk for being overweight. This may … Read more

Boost Your Immune System And Fight Off Colds With These10 Simple Tricks

Unless you live in a plastic bubble, you can’t seal yourself away from all germs in life. They’re everywhere—especially this time of year. Your best bet to stay healthy is to boost your immune system so it can defeat any microscopic invaders before they lay siege. But if you took all the immune boosters recommended … Read more

8 ways to look and feel 10 years younger

tips for feeling and looking younger

No one wants to “be old,” but since we lack an acceptable alternative, maybe we should focus on growing old well and looking and feeling younger. Turns out it’s our choice to make. We all know someone—a parent, grandparent, or neighbor—who seems to defy all the stereotypes about old people. Active, vibrant, engaged—they seem ageless … Read more

Can Vitamin B Protect Against Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s disease is currently at epidemic proportions, with 5.4 million Americans — including one in eight people aged 65 and over — living with Alzheimer’s disease.1 By 2050, this is expected to jump to 16 million, and in the next 20 years, it is projected that Alzheimer’s will affect one in four Americans. While the cause … Read more