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Senior Fitness — Easier than You Think
The exercise needed to keep seniors mobile and independent can be accomplished by doing daily household chores, gardening,or taking a walk.
Energy Drinks Can Harm Heart Cells
Several ingredients in energy drinks produce worrisome changes in heart cells -- a potential problem for those with pre-existing conditions.
Power Naps for Grownups
Don't be ashamed of napping, especially if you are older. Adults performed better when they used an afternoon snooze to relax and recharge.
Mind Your Heart
Your outlook can affect your heart by leading you do adopt healthy or unhealthy habits. Doctors are starting to address patients' mindsets.
You don't have to give it up entirely, but the more fried food and snacks you eat, the more likely you are to develop heart trouble.
Exercise to your Heart’s Content
It's pretty hard to do too much exercise. And every bump up in exertion reduces your risk of heart problems even more.
The Biggest Threat to the Hearts of Women under 55
Biomarkers in women's blood predict the risk diabetes poses to the heart. The good news is there is much you can do to prevent problems.
Fit and Fat? Not Really
Exercise is good for you, but it can't counteract the bad effects excess weight has on your body. You also need to watch what you eat.
White Fat, Brown Fat
A kind of fat cell that burns energy and improves cholesterol and glucose metabolism? As elusive as brown fat is, its benefits appear real.
Heart-Healthy Diet Tweaks
Most of us know the basics when it comes to foods that harm or help our hearts. But a recent review study turned up a few surprises.
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