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The MIND Diet: Staving off Alzheimer’s

Diet is only one factor that plays into who gets Alzheimer’s. Genetics as well as exercise and education also play a role.

Want to be Happier? Try What This Town Did

Happiness is being regarded by some researchers as a skill, and a skill that can be learned by anyone.

Sugar May Raise Blood Pressure More than Salt

It is easy to be unaware of our sugar intake because much of it comes as hidden additives to processed foods.

Stay Mentally Fit with Walnuts

Eating just a handful of walnuts a day can boost brain function, suggests a new study.

Walk Twenty Minutes to Live Longer: New Study

An inactive lifestyle is linked to early death from heart disease and cancer, but a twenty minute walk can greatly reduce those risks.

Can We Really Turn Back the Clock?

In 1979, a fascinating study on aging was carried out by Dr. Ellen Langer, a psychologist at Harvard.

Ten Tips to Avoid the Holiday Bulge

The holiday season is here, and we are all looking forward to indulging in our favorite treats.

The Secret Breakfast Ingredient for Weight Loss

It seems the old adage is true, that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, especially if it contains a sufficient amount of protein.

What to Say to a Friend Who Has Cancer

If you have a friend or family member who has been diagnosed with cancer, it can be difficult to know the best way to be supportive.

Life Just Keeps Getting Better

Rather than a time of decline, old age can be a time of decreased stress, happiness and deep fulfillment.

A Sense of Purpose May Prolong Life

If you have a purpose that affects your day-to-day life, rather than living aimlessly, you may be healthier and live longer.

Living near the Ocean is Good for Your Health

We know instinctively that being by the water makes us feel happier, reduces stress and brings us peace.

Keeping a Gratitude Journal

People who give thanks for the things that life brings them have been shown to be happier, have fewer signs of illness and sleep better.

In Search of a Better Memory

Science has shown that the brain can recover its abilities if we adopt certain habits that can help our neural circuits grow.

Five Tips for Better Sex after 50

Sex after fifty may not be exactly the same as it was in your twenties and thirties, but if you are motivated and give it some effort, it can be even better.