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Today's Health Blog

Hope you all had a great Holiday Season.
Here is additional motivation to get back to healthy eating. 
Tomatoes:














Spinach:

Friday Health Blog

This is #2 in my series of Blogs on #Alzheimer'sDisease (AD). This has been a medical interest of mine since 1990.
This article, written byMegan Brooks,appearedrecently inMedscape - Dec 19, 2017:No Magic Bullet to Prevent Late-Life Dementia.
Some points of note from my perspective:
  • "We looked at drugs...over-the-counter vitamins, supplements...exercise..cognitive training. And overall, the results didn't show much benefit,"
  • "But those areas that we did find potentially, some positive findings, they are very consistent with public health types of messages that we hear all the time.

Thursday Health Blog

This will be the 1st in a series of Blogs on Alzheimer's Disease. This has been a medical interest of mine since 1990.
If you ever wondered by Alzheimer has an apostrophe, it is because the disease is named for a German physician, Alois Alzheimer
(https://www.alz.co.uk/alois-alzheimer) whose clinical work in the 1st decade of the 20th century identified an 'unusual disease of the cerebral cortex'. 
The work in this recent article:
A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of The Effect of Low Vitamin D on Cognition

Monday Health Blog #3

With the coming Holiday Season, we will all overeat, overdrink, overindulge. Don't beat yourself up too much if this is unusual for you. If this is regular behaviour, then you need to think seriously.
Everyone loves nuts as a snack. Here's more about them!


Monday Health Blog #2

With the coming Holiday Season, we will all overeat, overdrink, overindulge. Don't beat yourself up too much if this is unusual for you. If this is regular behaviour, then you need to think seriously.
What your cravings tell you about what you should eat instead.


Monday Health Blog #1

With the coming Holiday Season, we will all overeat, overdrink, overindulge. Don't beat yourself up too much if this is unusual for you. If this is regular behaviour, then you need to think seriously. The image below is busy, but 2 Takeaways:
1. Healthcare costs for obese people are 25% higher than non-obese people.
2. Life Expectancy for obese people is 10 yr. less than non-obese people.


Saturday Health Blog #2

Diabetes is a global health issue. Blood Glucose levels and death by income and age groups.
Here is a link to the pdf document this image comes from.


Saturday Health Blog

Important for females to know they might be anemic. Consult your Doctor, LPN or Nutritionist.





















A banana a day, keeps me happy! :)

Tech Tuesday Blog

Today's Health Tip#3

Does the price of Organic foods prevent you from buying them?

Thx to Wellness Nerd.