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No Time For The Gym? Eat An Orange!

No Time For The Gym?  Eat An Orange!

New research suggests that vitamin C may give you some of the same heart benefits as regular exercise. 

A study from the University of Colorado, Boulder examined the effects of vitamin C supplements on overweight and obese adults.  This group of people is often advised to exercise to improve their heart health but more than 50% ignore the advice. 

Nuts Increase Cognitive Scores Among Elderly Women

Nuts Increase Cognitive Scores Among Elderly Women

Researchers from Harvard University and Brigham and Women's Hospital have confirmed that eating more nuts every day will increase cognitive skills - at least among elderly women.

For six years, the researchers followed 16,010 women who 70 years old or older, and 15,467 completed the final cognitive interviews.

The researchers utilized phone call interviews of the women to track their diets and test their cognitive skills. They used the standardized test called the Telephone Interview for Cognitive Status, or TICS. This tests for cognition using memory recall, fluency and attention testing.

“Green Exercise” Boosts Workout Results

"Green Exercise" Boosts Workout Results

Exercising in the great outdoors causes an increase in self-esteem, a better mood, and reduction of blood pressure and anxiety.  However, you can still get the benefits of an open air workout when you're stuck inside. 

You already know that getting to the gym or doing some physical activity can bring a long list of health benefits.  It's linked to better moods, less stress and anxiety, improved self-esteem, better sleep, and just feeling better overall. 

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