Omega-3 fatty acids are fats found in foods like tuna, salmon, other "fatty" fish, walnuts, flax seed, and canola oil. Omega-3 fatty acids are often described as "heart-healthy fats." Among other things, these important fats can reduce inflammation, which plays a role in heart disease and other … more
Several studies have found that adults who sleep about seven hours a night run a lower risk of death than those who sleep considerably less, or considerably more, every night.
Doctors who examined 7,163 women between the ages of 65 and 80 learned that normal weight and obese women, with excess belly fat, are more likely to develop cognitive impairment or dementia than women of similar size who carry extra weight on their hips.
Researchers who studied over 3,000 men and women over the age of 60 learned that people who practiced at least one of four healthy behaviors were less likely to become disabled. The more healthy behaviors people practiced, the less likely they were to become disabled.
Researchers studied 4,584 men and women aged 69 years old or older to learn more about exhaustion. They discovered that recovery from exhaustion is likely for people who are positive about their overall health, take few medications, and are not obese or depressed.