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Tips for Healthy Aging

Mediterranean Style Diet May Prevent Dementia

Meals from the sunny Mediterranean have been linked to stronger bones, a healthier heart and longer life, along with a reduced risk for diabetes and high blood pressure. Now you can add lowering your risk for dementia to the ever growing list of reasons to follow the Mediterranean diet or one of its dietary cousins.
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What I Wish I’d Known About My Knees

Many of the procedures people undergo to counter chronic knee pain in the hopes of avoiding a knee replacement have limited or no evidence to support them. Some enrich the pockets of medical practitioners while rarely benefiting patients for more than a few months.
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WATCH: What You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s doesn’t have to be your brain’s destiny, says neuroscientist and author of “Still Alice,” Lisa Genova. She shares the latest science investigating the disease — and some promising research on what each of us can do to build an Alzheimer’s-resistant brain.
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Exercise: Tracking Your Progress

Exercise and activities are essential for improving our fitness. Setting and tracking our exercise goals is key to success. Setting a goal of 150-450 minutes of exercise per week is the recommended parameter. Using an activity tracker device helps to motivate and monitor one’s exercise success. There are many activity trackers to choose from. I...
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Healthy Eating

  Shrimp Catalan Power of 5 test kitchen, inspired by Pamela Izquierdo One of the most popular and classic tapas. Shrimp is sautéed in olive oil and lots of garlic (2 “must-have” ingredients in Spanish cooking) Makes 2 servings Prep 10 minutes Cook 8 minutes Total 18 minutes Ingredients: 10-12 large shrimp – deveined, can...
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