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Watch FREE Online Seminars for Preventing and Reversing Disease and Optimizing Health Naturally
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Today's LifeTip: Long-term Risks of Teenage Obesity - Researchers in Israel found when late teens are obese their risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in adulthood increases significantly. Here are a few of the hazard ratios: Coronary heart disease deaths: HR 4.9 Total cardiovascular mortality: HR 3.5 Death from stroke: HR 2.6 Sudden death: HR 2.1 Interestingly, the impact of teenage obesity was seen by middle-age, well before cardiovascular deaths are the greatest. LifeTi...

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Today's LifeTip: Rotating Night Shifts Seems to be Hard for the Heart

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Today's LifeTip: California Raises Legal Age for Tobacco Sales

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Today's LifeTip: New Tobacco Product Regulations - Finally, after years of debate, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has debate taken authority over all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, small cigars, hookah, and pipe tobacco. The sales of all these products, including cigarettes, will be banned to those under 18 years beginning in 90 days. Manufacturers must now comply with FDA rules on reporting all ingredients used and placement of health warnings on packaging and adver...

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Today's LifeTip: Eating Whole Grains Improve Cholesterol with Statins

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Today's LifeTip: Senior Brains Benefit from Physical Activity

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Today's LifeTip: Does Skipping Breakfast Make You Fatter? - Numerous studies have found links between eating breakfast and maintaining a healthy weight or skipping it and becoming overweight. But association is not causation. A U.K. study found breakfast seems to be a proxy for other factors like conscientious healthy eating and vigorous exercise. A very large study concluded the breakfast consumption theory was not consistently associated with differences in BMI or overweight—and the autho...

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Today's LifeTip: Abrupt Cessation of Cigarettes Best - Many smokers think it is easier and less difficult to quit smoking by gradually cutting down on the number of cigarettes they smoke per day. A randomized trial in the U.K. found those who set a quit date and abruptly quit experienced significantly better success rates 6 six months later, compared to those who set a date and then cut back gradually over 2 weeks. All subjects received nicotine replacement therapy and behavioral support. L...

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Today's LifeTip: No Decline in Tobacco Use Among U.S. Teens - There has been no decline in overall tobacco use among middle and high school students in the U.S. since 2011. The use of cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco and pipe tobacco has declined—while the use of nontraditional products such as e-cigarettes and hookah pipes continues to rise. E-cigarettes are the most commonly used tobacco product among teens today. Sadly these products remain unregulated. LifeTip: No form of tobacco u...

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Today's LifeTip: MIND Diet May Delay Alzheimer’s - Evidence suggests both the DASH Diet and a Mediterranean-type dietary pattern have significant brain benefits. A dietary pattern that combines the best of both of these may be even more protective. The MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention of Neurodegenerative Delay) diet is associated with a slower rate of cognitive decline. This was equivalent to 7.5 years of younger age. The MIND diet emphasizes green leafy vegetables, berries and olive ...
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