Coffee and Longevity

Coffee and Longevity

This story hit the news like wildfire last week. ┬áIt was in at least 9 of the professional newsletter I receive plus world news, and other resources. If you missed it here are the details. Medscape.com covered this story well. It said “higher coffee intake is linked to significantly lower risk for death, two large […]

Coffee – Is It Really Good For Us?

Coffee – Is It Really Good For Us?

The previous article needs to be addressed by other theories. Until I find the exact study to learn the details I can’t help but wonder about a few concepts that coffee has been known to contain. “Lower mortality was present regardless of whether people drank regular or decaffeinated coffee, suggesting the association is not tied […]

Have You Heard About Lynch Syndrome?

Have You Heard About Lynch Syndrome?

One of my many curiosities about health and aging well is genetics! We are so fortunate to have genetic testing available to us for many conditions. Many of us have family members who have died from cancers. Approximately five to ten percent of all colorectal cancers are caused by a heritable mutation. That is a […]

Exercise Aids in Reducing Total Fat In Postmenopausal Women

Exercise Aids in Reducing Total Fat In Postmenopausal Women

Exercising 300 minutes per week has been shown to be better at reducing total fat and other adiposity measures, especially for obese women, during a one-year clinical trial. This is an important finding because body fat has been associated with increased risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, (as well as other diseases) according to an article […]

HIIT Increases Longevity

HIIT Increases Longevity

A few months ago I wrote an article about the benefits of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). A new study provided by Consumer Reports says the changes are vast with this type of training. For every age! Sadly older adults are usually advised to work out at a moderate intensity, but vigorous exercise may give […]