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Brains Stay Sharper With Exercise

Brains Stay Sharper With Exercise Want to reduce your risk of dementia in older age? Move as much as you can. We’ve all heard about techniques to get us more physically active — take the stairs, park the car a bit further from your destination, get up and march in place for a minute or two when standing or sitting at a desk. Now a study finds even simple housework like cooking or cleaning may make a difference in brain health in our 70s and 80s. “Exercise is an inexpensive way to improve health and our study shows...

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Signs And Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency

Signs And Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency Magnesium deficiency, also known as hypomagnesemia, is an often overlooked health problem. While less than 2% of Americans have been estimated to experience magnesium deficiency, one study suggests that up to 75% are not meeting their recommended intake. In some cases, deficiency may be underdiagnosed since the obvious signs commonly don’t appear until your levels become severely low. The causes of magnesium deficiency vary. They range from inadequate dietary intake to loss of magnesium from...

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Special Alert: CBS News Segment

Special Alert: CBS News Segment Condensed from a F4CP article for Dr. David Jensen.  Please contact the WIN Health Institute for treatment scheduling or if you have...

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WIN New Location and Dr. Joe Feret Announcement

WIN New Location and Dr. Joe Feret Announcement

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UltraProcessed Foods = Early Death Risk

UltraProcessed Foods = Early Death Risk Those chips you’ve been snacking on may actually be killing you. There is a 14 percent risk of early death with every 10 percent increase in proportions of ultraprocessed foods consumed, according to a study published in the Jama Internal Medicine journal. Ultraprocessed foods are processed through industrial methods and can contain additives. The study’s author, Dr. Laure Schnabel, a nutritional epidemiologist at Paris-Sorbonne University, says examples are “mass-produced and...

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Healthy Heart Tips

Healthy Heart Tips 28 Healthy Heart Tips There are many steps you can take to help protect your health and blood vessels. Stop smoking—no ifs, ands, or butts Avoiding tobacco is one of the best. In fact, smoking is one of the top controllable risk factors for heart disease. If you smoke or use other tobacco products, the American Heart Association (AHA), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) all encourage you to quit. It can make a huge...

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Catastrophic Sleep Habits?

Catastrophic Sleep Habits? A “catastrophic sleep-loss epidemic” is causing a host of potentially fatal diseases, a leading expert has said. In an interview with the Guardian, Professor Matthew Walker, director of the Center for Human Sleep Science at the University of California, Berkeley, said that sleep deprivation affected “every aspect of our biology” and was widespread in modern society. And yet the problem was not being taken seriously by politicians and employers, with a desire to get a decent night’s...

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Carbs – Good VS. Bad

Carbs – Good VS. Bad About every six months, a new study comes out pitting high-carb vs high-protein (usually higher-fat) diets. Sometimes carbs win. Sometimes protein wins. But what’s most important in terms of shedding excess weight and living healthier isn’t really about carbs vs protein. It’s about good carbs vs bad carbs. Good Carbs vs Bad Carbs Some carbs truly are bad.  And some carbs are tremendously good for you.  How do you know the difference? That’s where the confusion comes in....

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Healthier hearts equal healthier guts

Healthier hearts equal healthier guts It turns out that exercise can do more than slim down your waistline and boost heart health. It might also make what’s inside your gut healthier, according to a new study by San Francisco State University. In this first-of-its-kind study, just published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, recent SF State graduate student Ryan Durk and Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Jimmy Bagley partnered with the SF State Health Equity Research (HER) Lab to test...

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Edema Remedies

Edema Remedies Edema, also known as oedema, dropsy and hydropsy, is an accumulation of fluid in the body’s tissues, which leads to swelling. Although edema can occur in any part of your body, it usually affects the hands, ankles, legs and feet. About 4.4 million people in the U.S. suffer from edema. Common signs and symptoms of edema include swelling, puffiness, stretched or shiny skin, and dimpling of the skin after being pressed for a few seconds. Mild cases of edema may result from sitting or staying...

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