Monthly Archives: July 2016

Middle-Age Memory Decline A Matter of Changing Focus

Research sheds new light on what constitutes healthy aging of the brain. The inability to remember details, such as the location of objects, begins in early midlife (the 40s) and may be the result of a change in what information the brain focuses on during memory formation and retrieval, rather than a decline in brain function, according to a study

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Gut Bacteria Unleash Anti-Aging Power of Pomegranates

In uncovering a compound’s potential anti-aging properties, researchers reveal a fascinating result of the co-evolution of plants, bacteria, and animals over millions of years. They show the compound enables muscle cells in animals to protect themselves against one of the major causes of aging. The compound – called urolithin A – is naturally produced in the gut when a molecule

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Fruits for Diabetes: All You Need to Know

Eating fruit is a delicious way to satisfy hunger and meet daily nutritional needs. However, most fruits contain sugar, which raises questions about whether they are healthy for people who have diabetes. Is fruit unhealthy for people with diabetes? What is fruit? Fruits contain fiber which is very important for people with diabetes. Most people can probably name several fruits such

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