Smart Choices in the Oil Aisle
Nutrition

Smart Choices in the Oil Aisle

Karin Evans, PhD, RD, CHES | November 6, 2023

...of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-6 fatty acids may benefit some medical conditions. If you have eczema, psoriasis, arthritis, or diabetes, talk to your doctor about recommended omega-6 intake....

Should You Treat High Triglycerides?
High Cholesterol

Should You Treat High Triglycerides?

Sadiya Khan, MD | November 3, 2023

...could represent obesity, uncontrolled diabetes, or lifestyle factors like excessive alcohol consumption and a high-calorie diet. Triglycerides, often overshadowed by cholesterol, can serve as early warning signs. Last year, the...

The New Obesity Drugs

The New Obesity Drugs

Angela Fitch, MD, FACP, FOMA | November 1, 2023

...often-silent condition affecting 10% to 20% of Americans. Being overweight or having high blood pressure, type-2 diabetes, prediabetes or high cholesterol can cause fat to accumulate in the liver, which...

Taking Steps to Avoid Dementia

Taking Steps to Avoid Dementia

Ronald Lazar, PhD | November 1, 2023

...factors for MCI and dementia. Other risk factors include older age, smoking, high cholesterol, diabetes, depression, obesity, sleep deprivation, social isolation, and a lack of stimulating mental and social activities....

Secret Superfoods
Food

Secret Superfoods

Sharon Palmer, RDN | October 19, 2023

...slow-and-steady release of glucose into the bloodstream that is linked to lower rates of obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease and other health problems. A recent study by researchers at...

Heart Health = Brain Health
Heart

Heart Health = Brain Health

Chengxuan Qiu, PhD | October 17, 2023

...factors, including smoking, high blood pressure and diabetes. What’s more, heart disease can contribute to cognitive decline by causing inadequate blood supply to the brain, and that sets the stage...

Best Ways to Invest in Obesity-Drug Stocks
Stocks

Best Ways to Invest in Obesity-Drug Stocks

Damien Conover, CFA | October 15, 2023

The diabetes drug Ozempic became a viral sensation this year, touted by celebrities, CEOs and Real Housewives for its off-label use to quickly shed excess weight. Top health-care stock analyst...

Simple Exercises for Strength and Energy… In Just 6 Minutes

Simple Exercises for Strength and Energy… In Just 6 Minutes

Jonathan Su, DPT | October 10, 2023

...hormone, both of which preserve muscle but decline with age. HIIT improves cardiovascular endurance and builds muscle, and it is safe for adults with heart or lung disease, diabetes, obesity...

Caregivers: Take Care of Yourself, Too

Caregivers: Take Care of Yourself, Too

Aaron Blight, EdD | October 9, 2023

...heart disease, diabetes, and other chronic conditions. Time management The bestselling book on caregiving is titled The 36-Hour Day—an experience that caregivers can relate to! Caregiving takes time. As the...

Should You Go Gluten-Free?
Nutrition

Should You Go Gluten-Free?

Chris Iliades, MD | October 7, 2023

...In fact, people with celiac disease, who need to avoid gluten, have an increased risk of obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Gluten-free foods are also more expensive than most...

Is That Food Ultra-Processed?
Food

Is That Food Ultra-Processed?

Michael Lyon, MD | October 6, 2023

...us are obese and suffer with chronic conditions like heart disease and diabetes. Here is everything you need to know about UPFs—and easy ways to include more whole, minimally processed...

Thriving in a Bull and Bear Market
Portfolio Strategy

Thriving in a Bull and Bear Market

Mark ¬≠Oelschlager, CFA | October 1, 2023

...drug distributor delivers more than 300,000 drugs, diagnostic equipment, surgical instruments and diabetes supplies to health-care providers and pharmacies. Along with a few other companies, it dominates the medical distribution...

Stop Retirement From Stealing Your Health
Aging

Stop Retirement From Stealing Your Health

Barbara Pagano, MS, EdS | October 1, 2023

...disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, cancer, and depression. Shorter life. Delaying retirement by just one year lowers the risk of death by 11 percent, according to researchers from Oregon State...

5 Easy Recipes That Reduce Inflammation
Food

5 Easy Recipes That Reduce Inflammation

Krissy Carbo, RD | September 17, 2023

You probably already know that chronic inflammation can set you up for some serious health issues, including disabling and life-threatening illnesses such as cancer and diabetes. What you may not...

The 11-Week Plan to Go Mediterranean
Food

The 11-Week Plan to Go Mediterranean

Michael Ozner, MD | September 15, 2023

You know all about its benefits, from heart health to brain health and from diabetes prevention to cancer prevention—yet you still may not have adopted the Mediterranean diet. Maybe it’s...