Week Ending September 19, 2022

5 Foods to Boost Your Heart Health
“A heart-healthy diet makes a big difference when it comes to lowering your risk of heart disease, the leading killer across the US. Everyone from the American Heart Association to the US Department of Health and Human Services recommends making specific food choices to support a healthy heart.”

Taking up adaptive sports
“Health guidelines recommend adults get at least 150 minutes per week of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise, or at least 75 minutes of vigorous exercise. Which activities you choose don’t matter as long as they get you moving.”

Can Supplements Help Ease Anxiety?
“With the global prevalence of anxiety on the rise, researchers are discovering that nutrition may play a more important role in mental health than previously thought.”

The role of microbiome-based products
“A wide range of products are available on a commercial basis to improve the health of the gut microbiome, with the market for these products anticipated to reach USD 1,598 million by 2028.2 These products serve a wide range of purposes, including prebiotics, probiotics and therapeutic treatments.”

Waterborne Diseases: Everything You Need to Know
“Although the United States has one of the safest drinking water supplies in the world, the CDC reports around 7.2 million Americans get sick every year from diseases spread through water. Why?”

Top 12 healthful fruits
“Fruits are an excellent source of essential vitamins and minerals, and they are high in fiber. Fruits also provide a wide range of health-boosting antioxidants, including flavonoids.”

Alternative and complementary medicines in pediatric care
“The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for pediatric care dates to the ancient Egyptians and remains popular with patients, parents, and providers seeking a holistic approach to pediatric care.”

Do probiotics for eczema work?
“Eczema is a common skin condition where a person’s skin develops dry, red scales that can be very itchy. Some people with eczema use probiotics to help manage their condition.”

7 Tiny Things That Massively Boost Your Health, Expert Reveals
“Achieving great health is easier than you may think. As a matter of fact, there are several things you can do—that have absolutely nothing to do with diet or exercise—that can seriously upgrade your well-being.”

5 Important Ways to Help You Stay Active as You Age
“Staying active as you age can help relieve chronic pain, reduce stress, and maintain your quality of life.”

Lessen the stress: A comprehensive, holistic approach to care helps improve cancer outcomes, doctors say
“Even before his diagnosis, Ira and his wife Sandra prioritized exercise and were active skiers and hikers, but it became all that more important after he was diagnosed with glioblastoma, a rare cancer that affects the brain and spinal cord, in 2020.”

How Your Muscles Affect Your Mental Health
“You’re probably underestimating your muscles. In fact, almost everyone does. While everyone knows, for instance, that muscles are important for function—activities such as walking, climbing, and lifting—few appreciate just how important muscles are for feeling.”